Home Learning

Preparing For Returning To School

COVID School Guide

COVID School Guide Widgit


Emotional, Practical and Wellbeing support during school closure

Below are a selection of links and resources that may be useful in providing emotional, practical and wellbeing support during the school closure. Please note we have pulled together based on our current information, not all providers/services may be still open following advice provided 23/3/20. Our pastoral team are monitoring systems remotely so please do get in touch if you require any support, email [email protected]


Emotional & Wellbeing Support

Food Supplies & Information

Looking After Yourself

Stay safe everyone and follow the Government’s advice.

EYFS Visual Timetable


Primary & Secondary Visual Timetable


6th Form Visual Timetable


Home Learning Links

Purple Mash

Purple Mash school login page. Please contact the school if you don’t know your login details.

BBC Bitesize

Daily lessons from the BBC. You’ll find daily lessons for home-schooling in Maths and English for every year group, as well as regular lessons in Science, History, Geography and more.

The National Academy

An online national academy based on a variety of subjects by year group. Currently, this is based on mainstream education, however, updates for young people with special educational needs are to be added.

GOV.UK: SEND Websites

An approved list of websites and apps for young people with special educational needs. Open the website and choose from a range of parent/pupil resources or teacher resources which are all approved by the DfE.

GOV.UK: Help Children With SEND Continue Their Education

Advice for parents and carers looking after children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

The Sensory Projects: Covid19 Resources

This page is providing a bank of resources helpful for those looking for educational activities to do whilst staying home and staying safe. The resources are aimed at young people with special educational needs.

Techability: Learning From Home

A website that lists hardware and software which may be useful when learners are at home. The resources are aimed at young people with special educational needs.

Council For Disabled Children

The next few weeks (and possibly months) will be a particularly difficult time for children and families, whilst schools are closed and we are advised to self-isolate or socially distance ourselves from our friends and family. Our normal structure and routine will be disrupted. This information pack aims to support parent carers of children with an ASD or LD during this time and will hopefully make things a little more manageable.

GOV.UK: Covid19 & Keeping Children Safe Online

Whilst there are huge benefits to being online in order to stay connected to family and friends during this period, the government recognises many parents may feel concerned about the activities and content their children are accessing. This guidance outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to receive support and advice.

Durham Music: Remote Learning Resources

A variety of music resources from Durham music service including online lessons and 11 am YouTube body percussion lessons.
A daily session of music aimed at younger children or pupils with SEND. On Thursday Jo James is delivering sessions (Jo is our music teacher so pupils will recognise her!)


A website with interactive maths games.


A website that teaches the core maths skills- 2 week trial when you sign up.

Accelerated Reader

Accelerated reader login (Password from school)

Storyline Online

Storytelling website.

Reading Eggs

Learn to read website – 2 week trial when you sign up.


Funbrain with lots of interactive maths and English games.


IXL website with lots of online questions in maths and English.

Top Marks

Maths website with games.


Parents can create a free Twinkl account at: www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

White Rose Maths

Online guides for maths.

Turtle Diary

Turtle diary-lots of English and maths games for different age groups-free for the rest of the year.

Amazing Educational Resources

An up to date list of educational websites which are available to parents and teachers

Math Choice Menu

Ideas for maths activities.


EYFS games for literacy.

Brain Pop

School Username: hopewood1
School Password: Password1

Active History

KS3&4 History website with simulations, free to sign up to at the moment.

TTS Home Learning Activities

Home learning activities book which has whole curriculum activities designed for completing at home.

Education City

Cross curricular website with lots of activities and games. Free trial available.

Please click the link below to access our home learning resources

Home Learning Resources 2020-2021