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General Learning Resources and Help Sheets

On this page we will add general links to websites etc that we think might be useful for students of all ages.

National Literacy Trust - family zone https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/?mc_cid=1a89f05f20&mc_eid=250dd04d00

Internet Safety - https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/?utm_source=Thinkuknow&utm_campaign=11c85df25c-TUK_GLOBAL_MAR_2020_MESSAGE&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0b54505554-11c85df25c-64800101

Online adventure:

https://escapefromhouse.wordpress.com

A free theatre streaming (suitable for Year 9 upwards):

https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/nt-at-home

Joining the library is free to anyone that wishes to join.  Anyone residing in the UK may join Lancashire's library service, however the eBook downloads and access to subscription resources are limited to Lancashire residents. If you are under 16 you can join the library by yourself and they will send your parent/carer a letter to tell them about the services you are entitled to.

·         Click on the link: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-and-archives/libraries/library-services/?page=2

This will open the direct page for joining the library within the lancashire.gov website.

·         Scroll down until you see the below green button, click on this and it will take you to the form to complete to join the library.

 

Child Bereavement Trust 

Support for children and young people who are grieving and specific advise in relation to COVID-19. Help lines available.

https://www.childbereavementuk.org/coronavirus-supporting-children

 

Lancashire Youth Challenge

As they were forced to halt their face to face and group activity due to the Covid-19 outbreak they have produced five short films of Rev Jitei White from the Tara Centre leading mindfulness and meditation sessions to support our young people in managing their stress and anxiety during this period of lock-down.

http://www.lancashireyouthchallenge.co.uk/mindfulness-and-meditation/

 

BBC Bitesize 

From the 20th April, BBC Bitesize are going to be holding daily lessons on their website. 

Audible 

Amazon have cancelled subscription charges for books and audio stories for children and students of all ages, for as long as schools are closed. Young people can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

British Library 

They have made their Harry Potter - A History of Magic' Exhibition virtual and free:

https://artsandculture.google.com/project/harry-potter-a-history-of-magic

Harry Potter: A History of Magic — Google Arts & Culture

Explore the wonders of the British Library exhibition. Harry Potter: A History of Magic Explore the wonders of the British Library exhibition

artsandculture.google.com

 

Mental Health UK

This is a great web page full of advice 

https://mentalhealth-uk.org/help-and-information/covid-19-and-your-mental-health/ 

 

Barnados 

https://www.barnardos.org.uk/coronavirus-advice-hub 

Coronavirus Hub | Barnardo's

We're living in extraordinary times right now, and it can feel overwhelming. We've collected resources on different topics that are affecting people right now. Whether you're a caretaker of children and young people, or you're a young person yourself, we're covering issues relevant to you.

www.barnardos.org.uk