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Coronavirus Info

A video explaining Coronavirus using images and Makaton - Link

The BBC Newsround site has a comprehensive section on Coronavirus with text and video guidance focusing on tips if a child is worried, how to wash your hands, and what self-isolation means. - Link

Covibook – Supporting children and families around the world Available in 18 different languages - Link

NHS parental guide to Coronavirus - Link

Managing Anxiety

Mindfulness and relaxation exercises that parents can do with younger children to help manage anxiety

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Managing anxiety about the virus as adults

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Special Educational Needs Information

National Autistic Society - guidance and helpline for parents - Click Here

Mencap - Easy read guide to coronavirus - Click Here

The Autism Education - A social story about the coronavirus - Click Here

CarersUK - Guidance for carers - Click Here

Amaze - Information pack for parents - Click Here

Public Health England - An easy read version of their advice on coronavirus for places of education - Click Here

OCD UK - Information for those struggling with OCD - Click Here

Young Minds - General information for young people about managing their mental health - Click Here

Sensory Integration - Information for those with sensory difficulties who struggle with handwashing - Click Here

COVID Catch Up Premium


Not all our children will access a phonics learning programme to develop their reading. However, many of our children will and do access this in school. As part of our school phonics learning, we follow the Read, Write, Inc programme which you can find online here at . There are daily phonics sessions taking place through their YouTube channel which you can all access as and when is appropriate. These can be found here: Link 
Some of the e-books available on the Oxford Owl website are excellent to share at home. These can be found here: . 
For many of our children, sensory stories are a fantastic way for families to share stories. These can be done at home with whatever materials you have around the house. For advice and guidance, a great website to use is . 

links to English information and resources:

Storyline Online - a catalogue of videos featuring celebrities reading children's stories

Unite for literacy - a US online library which provides free access to over 400 original picture books

Makaton Stories and Rhymes

Old MacDonald

Baa Baa Black Sheep

Peace at Last

It's Raining, It's Pouring

5 Little Ducks

Hey Diddle Diddle

Phonics  Free reading and mathematics games for kids   Phonics Play is currently free for all users during the school closure period.
Username: march20
Password: home  Is a free letters and sounds resource  This link has loads of free downloads, printable's and e-books which are all differentiated and levelled.


Below are a set links to Maths information and resources:

CoolMath4Kids - interactive games covering the four operations (+ - x ÷) and fractions

Snappy Maths - Maths worksheets for quick mental sessions, like doubles and halves, number bonds and time tables

Maths Chase - Maths Chase contains over 100 maths tests ranging from Reception to Year 4

​A video on number bonds with British Sign Language - Click here


Below are a set links to Science information and resources:

Science Museum Group - Videos, activities and facts on lots of different science topics

Science for Kids - A New Zealand based site with lots of science experiments and games

Switch Zoo - the idea started from creating new animals by switching parts, includes lots of information about habitats, biomes, feeding animals and animal sounds​

Mystery Science

Crest Awards - Science awards that can be completed at home


Move and Learn at Home with GoNoodle - Click Here

Cosmic Kids Yoga - Click Here

Star Wars Workout - Click Here


Tynker - marketed as 'coding for kids', this website is currently offering free access to its premium content - this website offers computer science courses for students from reception through to A-Level

iDEA Awards - Digital award scheme that can be completed online

Blocky - Programing games

Scratch - Games


Big History Project - Journey through nearly 14 billion years of history in this self-guided, six-hour version of Big History. You'll find every chapter full of great activities to keep you entertained and test your learning.


National Geographic Kids - covering animals, science, history & geography, a website full of fascinating facts

3D Geography - free paper templates for making models plus lots of geography information and resources

Geography Games


Duolingo - a free platform for learning languages.  You can learn from a computer or download the app

Fun at Home

GoNoodle - videos designed to get kids moving - Click Here

Seusville - lots of activities, crafts and games based on the world of Dr Seuss - Click Here

Seusville for parents - Click Here

Thinking Games - this website has links to a whole host of games designed to improve logical thinking skills - Click Here

Highlights Kids - a popular US magazine for children, this site has lots of ideas for craft activities and recipes - Click Here

Art for Kids Hub - this YouTube channel shows you how to draw a variety of things from animals to cartoons - Click Here

The Imagination Tree - Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest - Click Here

RSPB - activities - Click Here

Paw Print Badges - Free challenge packs and other downloads - Click Here

Flamingo Chicks - Activities and dancing with makaton signing - Click Here

Virtual Museum tour - Virtual museum tours

Get in touch

Kelford School, Oakdale Road,
Kimberworth, Rotherham,
S61 2NU

01709 512088