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DFE (Department for Education)

Please see the DFE's updated guidance for schools during school closure (COVID-19), guidance on remote education during coronavirus, online education resources for home learningcase studies and school school complaints procedure. There is also a guidance on getting technology support for children and schools during the coronavirus outbreak. 

 

Contacts

The DFE coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care:

  • Phone: 0800 046 8687 (Opening hours: 8am to 6pm – Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm – Saturday and Sunday)
  • Significant concern regarding a vulnerable pupil please contact MASH: 01904 551900, out of hours: 0845 0349417
  • If parents have questions regarding childcare, i.e. OOSC/PVI please go to: FIS@york.gov.uk
  • Any other issues, clarification or information please contact: education@york.gov.uk
City of York Council online learning resources.

The BBC

Bitesize Daily has been developed by the BBC to provide new lessons every weekday for pupils in year 1 to year 10. Created in collaboration with teachers and educational experts, its videos and interactive activities cover core subjects and other topics on the school curriculum. Content is available for free on television, online and through BBC iPlayer.

 

Oak National Academy

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

SEND - Webinars

This short webinar series aims to support parents in helping their children learn whilst at home.  For this and other webinars visit SEND.

Education Endowment Foundation

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

 

Supporting the Learning of Mathematics at Home: A new blog from the @EducEndowFoundn discusses key strategies to support maths learning during school closures.

 

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.

StarLine: 

Star Academies has recently launched StarLine, a free national helpline to provide parents with home education advice while schools are partially closed. 

NATRE

NATRE is the subject teacher association for RE professionals.  NATRE have put together this document with a comprehensive list of video clip resources for home learning:

Sustrans Outside In

Subscribe to Sustrans Outside In - a weekly newsletter outlining different activities their children can enjoy at home. 

Online Safety

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

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