Free resources for teachers and schools

Here are to free resources which may be helpful in supporting children’s learning at home.

Free training and resources for staff – NSPCC

Free Courses from FutureLearn
Understanding Anxiety, Depression and CBT – Online Course:
Managing Behaviour for Learning – Online Course:

SEND Training
Free resources for schools and families – Thinking Talking

TES Coronavirus Support Hub
News, teaching resources, courses
We have created this page to facilitate the sharing of free resources and information on coronavirus, as well as anything that might help support teachers, schools and students during this time, such as revision material, home packs and self-guided study material.

Home learning | Tes
These teacher-created home learning packs, activities, worksheets and booklets include subject, cross-curricular and topic-based resources to help keep learners engaged and continuing to study at home.

Home online activities | Safer Internet Centre
Keeping children happy and safe online during COVID-19
As UK schools close, or run at a limited capacity as a result of COVID-19, we know that parents and carers are having to manage their child’s use of technology and help them learn remotely.

Teaching resources and lesson plans | NSPCC Learning
Online safety Share Aware. Lesson plans and classroom guidance about staying safe online. Share Aware resources. Net Aware. Net Aware reviews around 40 of the most popular social networking sites, apps and games used by children and young people.

Free Home Learning Resources And Maths Packs For KS1 & KS2
Fluent in Five: Free Home Learning Packs for Arithmetic and Mental Maths. These home learning resources are specifically to help pupils keep up with their arithmetic and mental maths; our Fluent in Five scheme gives pupils between 4 and 6 questions a day to answer, as appropriate for their year group.

Tips for autistic people and families – National Autistic Society
We know that for many autistic people and their family it is difficult to cope with coronavirus and the impacts that is having on our daily life. We have created some handy tips to help you during this time of uncertainty. Step 1: Give yourself time to absorb and process each piece of news; try only …

Free Resource for Supporting Pupils’ Emotional Wellbeing – The Teacherist
This amazing resource comes from Alice N’diaye. I have put together a selection of over 30 picture books that children and families might find helpful at the moment. They support the key elements of social and emotional learning and, as learning happens best when children see themselves, I have tried to be as inclusive as possible.

Two free wellbeing course that staff may wish to complete from Dr Pooky Knightsmith
Simple self soothe strategies
Staying mentally well