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Home Learning Resources & Online Safety

DFE (Department for Education)

The DFE have updated the guidance for parents to support their children’s remote education to provide more information for parents and carers as they support their children at home. They have added top tips for supporting children during remote education, including links to information about the Reading Well booklist that supports mental health. They have also provided information on how to access online resources and services through your local library and online support for parents and carers to keep children and young people safe from online harmPlease also see Education and Childcare guidance

York Family Learning Survey - Calling all parents and carers!

We’re running a survey to ask how you’ve been doing in these strange times ….what’s worked and what have been the challenges? What you have to say now is more important than ever in this third lockdown stage. We’ll be sharing survival tips and individual shout outs on our Family Learning York Facebook page as well as passing general findings to schools and pre-school settings so that we can all improve our support for you. If you have pre school or primary school age children in the York area, please give us 5-10 minutes of your time to complete this survey. We are having prize draws each half term to win special packs of books – so the sooner you do it, the more chances you have to win! Thank you from Fiona and the Family Learning Team. Please Click here to start.


Learning at Home - created in collaboration with teachers and educational experts, its videos and interactive activities cover core subjects and other topics on the school curriculum. 


Oak National Academy

Oak National Academy was created by teachers from schools across England in response to school closures.

Education Endowment Foundation

The EEF  have released new resources to support schools and parents to make the most of home learning. 


7 Top Tips to Support Reading at Home: Helping families have fun with reading. Adapted from the EEF guidance reports, Preparing for Literacy and Improving Literacy in Secondary Schools. Reading support for EY/primary parents.

Diocese of York

 See all the resources that the diocese are recommending for work with children and young people.

NATRE (National Association of Teacher of Religious Education)

NATRE have put together some free resources.

Online Safety

See our collection of useful guides and links on our Online Safety page.  Please also see activity packs released by If you are using Zoom please see the document below to ensure you are using it safely: NPCC Secure Zoom