Monthly archives: May, 2020

BBC Bitesize: Home Learning resources

The BBC have put together a wealth of resources for the Primary, Secondary curriculum. These lessons cover a range of subjects and usually have video inputs with some activities set for pupils to complete. Subjects covered include: Maths and English for every year group, as well as regular lessons in Science, History, Geography. Art & …

Oak National Academy Resources

This website can be used to supplement home learning using pre-existing resources. Pupils select or are directed to a lesson topic, take a short quiz at the start and end of the lesson to assess their understanding (this is automatically marked) and can listen to video content explaining the topic. Their Primary curriculum covers English, …

Socrative: Quiz app for self marking

Socrative is a fantastic app to use to set pupils quizzes, polls and other formats to test their understanding. A powerful tool to be used as part of your home learning strategy – answers are automatically assessed, it also can be embedded within Showbie. Here is a video to demonstrate the uses of Socrative Pro.

Home Learning: Lessons & feedback (advice)

We have tried to summarise succinct tips for staff to consider when planning ‘lessons’ remotely. Additionally the feedback methods that may be most effective. This is an example from one of our schools, but could easily be adapted. Engaging Home Learners v3

Showbie: Remote learning feedback

Showbie is an app some of our schools have been using to both upload resources, communicate with pupils via voice notes and comments, as well as provide feedback direct to pupils who have uploaded their work. It also has marking functions, and an ability to insert links to quiz apps like Socrative. Here is a …

Remote Learning Safeguarding

Here is an example of Safeguarding policy/guidance issued to staff and pupils in order to ensure home learning is conducted in a safe a manner as possible. Live lessons safeguarding_SJB