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4. Home Learning Resources

Resources to help families whilst children and young people are at home

Tiny Happy People

Simple activities and play ideas to develop your child's communication skills. 


Weekly programme to support parents with home learning.

Literacy expert and author, Alex Quigley shares simple insights into how parents can support their children to develop their reading, writing and vocabulary whilst learning at home

North West SEND Newsletters

Monthly newsletters packed with all the latest local, regional and national SEND news and updates

IntraQuest Community

Specialist learning, well-being and community service provider which offers specialist learning, training and change services for professionals; well-being services to individuals, including therapy, counselling and coaching services.

Action for Happiness

This Joyful June Calendar has daily actions to help you look for what's good even in difficult times

Early Years Foundation Stage Home (EYFShome)

Have a look at the great work that teachers volunteers have done to create EYFShome in a few days with quality ideas for activities to help engage, educate and entertain families with young children

Education Endowment Fund

Resources on 14 key themes that have been chosen in collaboration with teachers

The Greater Manchester Tech Fund

The fund will provide learners at risk of digital isolation with 'digital kit bundles' to enable them to continue their learning at home

Oak National Academy

Free resources which includes video lessons to support teachers during this time

Families online

We believe that Families are not just important – they are everything. Being a family means you are a part of something wonderful, and the best memories are made when families have fun together. 

We’re here to inspire family adventures and to help you find fun things to do, make and see with your family, in your local area.

The Skills Toolkit

Free online digital and numeracy courses to build skills and help progress in work and improved job prospects.

Managing your money

Free online financial education learning activities

Roald Dahl

Parents, carers and teachers Roald Dahl have got lesson plans, activities and videos suitable for home learning