Schooling and Other Essential Children’s Services
Here is the current official Government list of key workers. If you work in one of these critical roles and cannot safely leave your child at home, they will get priority for education provision.
Lambeth Council are maintaining a webpage with the latest information on local provision: https://www.lambeth.gov.uk/children-young-people-and-families/coronavirus-covid-19-information-about-services-for-children-and
Department for Education Helpline
Available for parents, young people and staff to ask any questions about Covid-19 and education and children’s social care.
Phone: 0800 046 8687 (Open: 8am to 6pm Monday-Friday and 10am to 4pm Saturday-Sunday)
Educational Activities for Younger Children
As well as the suggestions below, Mumsnet also has a very comprehensive list of free and paid resources for home schooling.
|BBC Bitesize||From Monday 20th April, BBC Bitesize will publish daily online lessons for all ages alongside a new learning TV channel, BBC Sounds podcasts and iPlayer educational videos.|
|Book Trust||Interactive online story books to keep the kids entertained.|
|British Council||Good English teaching resources to help with lesson planning.|
|CBeebies Radio||Listening activities for younger children.|
|Crash Course||Family-friendly educational YouTube videos for all ages.|
|DuoLingo||Free language learning resource.|
|Mystery Science||Science lessons aimed at primary school children.|
|National Geographic Kids||Range of humanities and science resources targeted at younger children.|
|Oxford Owl||Resources for primary age kids including ebooks, games, activity sheets and more.|
|Red Ted Art||Easy activities for little ones.|
|Tate Kids||Art resources for kids: activities, games videos, interactive tours.|
|Ted Ed||Educational videos on a host of topics.|
|The Imagination Tree||Art games for very young children and preschoolers.|
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