Resources for Parents
Below are a number of resources to help parents and carers with teaching and providing education to their children at home. You may also find some useful resources on the Schools and Colleges resource page on our hub here>
Digital devices and connections are essential for students to continue learning at home, so if your child lacks a device please let your school or college know or call the Somerset Coronavirus helpline on 0300 790 6275.
- For guidance on what parents need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during COVID-19 click here >
- For Government information, guidance and support for parents and carers of children who are learning at home, visit the website here >
- You can find out the latest about what's going on with SEND services in Somerset here >
- Visit GOV.UK for all the latest information and to sign up for updates.
Educational programmes to help children learn at home are available from the BBC.
Think U Know
Support and information to provide you with resources to help you learn about online safety at home with your child.
GOV.UK - Stay Safe Online
More support from GOV.UK to help you keep children safe while learning online.
Information and Support for Parents and Carers
The HotSW Careers Hub has developed a resource guide for parents, highlighting various websites and resources that parents can use to understand the options their children have in terms of careers and next steps.
Support Services for Education
Support Services for Education has collated information and resources to support home learning during school closures.
The STEM Learning website offers a wealth of primary resources for learning from home covering science, maths, computing and design technology - plus remotely-delivered, curriculum-linked science lessons for young people aged 5-19 accompanied by live Q&A sessions with our subject experts.
The Skills Toolkit
The Skills Tool Kit from GOV.UK provides free digital and numeracy courses. You can choose from a selection of high quality courses put together in collaboration with experts. Find a level and time to study that's right for you. The Skills Toolkit makes it easy for you to boost your skills, progress in work and boost your job prospects.
Learn Live UK
Learn Live has worked successfully with companies like The BBC, Balfour Beatty, Gatwick Airport, National Apprenticeship Service, Network Rail, IBM and The NHS since 2015 to deliver careers advice, recruitment opportunities and health awareness broadcasts into schools and colleges across the UK.
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