Here are a few resources and ideas that may work in your own situation. Have some fun - don't forget to share your own ideas and check back regularly for updates!

Activities should be carried out in accordance with current Government guidelines

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A Guide to Lifting Up in Lockdown Written by Whole School Approach Project Coordinator, Abbey Jane Rowe, at Newport MIND. Specifically written with young people in mind, this contains sound well-being advice for us all.

Added January 2021:

Activity Packs British Science Week

ASE Coronavirus Hub: Primary Remote Learning Resources |

Coding and algorhythms through dance

Creative Star Learning Updated

Project: Create a mobile museum | Kew

Using Oak National Academy | PSEC

Working scientifically skills – YouTube



BBC Bitesize Lots of curriculum-linked ideas and information

BBC micro:bit home learning    Super-easy guides to get you coding. Playful projects to build your digital skills together, perfect for ages 8 and up

Big List of Children’s Authors Doing Online Read-Alouds & Activities

Bumble Bee Conservation Trust Lovely set of resources for all ages

Butterflies on Barnes Common (Sheet 1/2)

Butterflies on Barnes Common (Sheet 2/2)

Creative Star Learning Index Loadsa stuff! Early Years/Key Stage 1 mostly. Great articles for adults.

Fitness with Joe   30 minute daily exercise workouts for the entire family

Food, a Fact of Life  – Remote food-based learning ideas.

FSC Biolinks – Field Studies Council with lots of ecology-focused ideas for all ages

Flowers on Barnes Common (May/June)   

Flowers on Barnes Common (July/August)

Geography A Level One-stop shop here for quality resources and support

Homestart Richmond, Kingston & Hounslow  Keeping families connected

Indoor travelling Blog with ideas for heading off ‘round the world, virtually

Inspired by Attenborough – This one really needs no introduction at all. A must for all ages.

John Muir Trust Creativity, Nature & Mental Health. Inspiration for all ages.

Learning through Landscapes Cross-curricular ideas. Most Early Years/Key Stage 1/Key Stage 2

Minibeasties on Barnes Common

Recycling, Reducing, Reusing Great ideas from our friends at Wandsworth Council

RBG Kew  Curriculum-aligned resources designed for Key Stages One through Five

RSPB Wild Challenge Get closer to nature, have fun – and earn awards for doing it!

Secret London  Sir David Attenborough teaching Geography, Danny Dyer exploring Henry VIII, Ed Balls delivering Maths lessons, Grayson Perry offering on-line art classes …. fantastic learning opportunities for us all! #notjustforthekids

Solitary Bees Ident – simple guide identifying our solitary bees

South East Rivers Trust – Key Stage 3 – adult.  Find out more about our rivers here.

South London Botanical Institute Helpful set of resources from our friends at SLBI

Sustainable Soils find out more about the Science of Soils

That Science Lady Curriculum-linked Science at home


Woodland Trust A – Z of British Trees What it says!

Woodland Trust Nature Detectives This old favourite has had a make-over – well worth exploring everything!

Woodland Trust Ten activities if you are self-isolating with kids

Woodland Trust Nature Scavenger Hunts. Again, great favourites that can be as complex or as simple as you choose

Nature Detectives Tree ID for Kids

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