Cumbria Library Services Newsletters
At Library Services for Schools, we’ve been working with our colleagues in Cumbria Libraries to create a weekly newsletter containing information on online resources that you might find useful during this lockdown period. We hope you find it helpful.
Money Saving Expert Blog
This blog has a great list of apps, classes, books and box sets that would normally have a cost attached, but are being offered for free. Some are for the children, and some for parents too!
Coronavirus - a book for children
Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo, has illustrated a book about Covid-19 especially for children. You can find it here. Or download as a PDF below.
Talking - P4C
P4C is Philosophy for Children. It’s all about having thoughtful conversations with your children and exploring interesting ideas. These packs contain suggestions and starting points for each week.
ThinkUKnow Internet Safety
ThinkUKnow have produced some age appropriate activities centred around esafety. Click here to visit our esafety resource page.
Early Years Resources
Click here to go to Cumbria County Council’s Time Together at Home resources suitable for children from birth to 60 months.
DfE Resource List
The DfE has brought together a list of free online educational resources to help children to learn at home. Many of these have already been shared by school but you may find something useful for you and your family! Click here to view.
The list includes subject-specific resources for:
Individual resources cannot replace a school’s properly planned curriculum, and the resources in this list are not intended to do so.
They may be useful for parents in considering how they could support their children’s education, but they should not be used in place of existing resources which schools may be using as part of their continued provision for pupils’ education at this time.