Recommended Websites

There are lots of valuable resources available to help keep the children engaged and entertained during any lockdown or self-isolation period. We have a list here of some of our suggestions to help all of the children at Gordon Children’s Academy to develop their learning and knowledge outside of the Teams and Seesaw platforms. Any extra work completed can always be uploaded to Seesaw so that the staff can see what the children have enjoyed and engaged with.

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The Oak National Academy is an online classroom that we sometimes refer to with the children. It is a fantastic website with lots of ideas and activities for children to complete, all tying in with the curriculum on offer here at Gordon Children’s Academy
Classroom Secrets is a website that has free resources to download. They have a section for home learning that provides helpful resources and guidance on different activities:
The NHS Change for Life website has guidance on staying fit and healthy. It includes information on keeping active, eating well and recipe suggestions:
Cbeebies Radio has interesting and educational information for children to listen to:
The Oxford Owl for Home website has been created to help support children’s learning at home by Oxford University Press. It has support for parents as well as activities for children to complete:
Scratch is something the children use in school and it is accessible from home too. It allows children the opportunity to program their own games, animations and stories. Both fun and educational: