If you are a parent or carer, we hope you will find the many web links below useful.
Department For Education
Visit the Coronavirus advice and mental health support advice Mental Health Foundation - Top tips for open and honest conversation regarding the pandemic
Advice to support children struggling with their mental health or anxiety about COVID-19.
Save The Children
As leading experts on childhood Save the Children are sharing drama-based relaxation exercises which are part of their * HEART program for children living in stressful situations (*Healing and Education through the Arts
A relevant and interesting blog with links to resources to support young people and their mental health
Coronavirus - A book for children
Additional home learning resources
First News are offering free access for a limited period of time. This weekly newspaper aims to get children talking about the news in an easy to understand and non-threatening way. Perfect for 7-14 years of age
This is aimed at children 3-11 years and is fee to use. It helps children to learn reading and Maths, there is also tips for parents and over 250 free ebooks.
World Geography Games
This free online gaming platform is great for learning geography topics. There are interactive activities on continents, flags, regions, islands, rivers…the list is endless. Just go to the website and enjoy!
National Geographic Kids
A great platform and totally free. Online games, resources and competitions too all aimed at primary children. Also, lots of subjects are covered e.g. history, science, geography, English, maths, PSHE and & Art & Design.
Dedicated to science this website is suitable for Primary Children. Twig are offering free access to their online learning materials e.g. videos, activities and worksheets – just signup via their website.
The creators of Purple Mash and Serial Mash are currently offering schools free access to this great online resource which usually comes at a price.
A great site for learning a new language. Not only is it free but it also has a very handy app to download.
The BBC has announced a raft of changes to help parents with home schooling; daily lessons will be broadcast through televisions and tablets after the Easter holidays. Most parents and teachers know about this but it’s worth reminding everyone to keep going back as it is all completely free and updated regularly.
As a social business this company are giving automatic free access to all of their maths, spelling and grammar resources for the duration of school closures.
A resource for additional home learning
BBC Bitesize - Starting Secondary School
A BBC Bitesize campaign aimed at 10 to 12 year olds, their parents and teachers, offering practical advice and emotional support to help take the stress out of taking the next big step.
Skinny Jean Gardener
Other useful links
Think You Know
Great advice to keep children safe whilst using the internet.
Admissions: Wiltshire County Council
We currently have a few places. If you would like your child to attend our school, please contact us for more information or see full details of our admission arrangements below.
ParentView - via Ofsted website
Ofsted now takes greater account of parents’ and carers’ views. They gather these views by inviting parents to answer a range of multiple choice questions about their children’s school via Ofsted’s website. You can access Parentview once in every school year your child attends Crudwell. We would be grateful if you would spend a few minutes online - your views are very important.
Action for Children
Action for Children supports and speaks for the UK's most vulnerable and neglected children and young people.