Home Schooling!

***this post is updated regularly with new ideas & suggestions!*** (newest at end of post)

Hope everyone is doing ok now that we’re all staying at home. No doubt children have been flying through their work! If you’re running out of ideas please find below lots of suggestions of work, websites, online books etc that can be used for all ages across all subjects. Thanks to colleagues near & far and parents for sending on some of these!






Short Story Competition

Tips and Tricks – Home Learning


https://youtu.be/K6r99N3kXME live PE workouts starting Monday morning 9am!

Uilinn Art Centre in Skibbereen are hosting daily art lessons activities based on the “Connected” project that 3rd & 4th took part in.

The activity will be released daily at 11 Monday – Saturday
Here are links to the social media platfoms that you can follow the project on: https://www.facebook.com/uillinnwestcorkartscentre/https://www.instagram.com/uillinnwestcorkarts/?hl=enhttps://twitter.com/westcorkarts?lang=en

Another art one from the Glucksman! http://www.glucksman.org/exhibitions/creativity-at-home

Twinkl have school closure packs divided into class groupings which some people might like to download and use. There are worksheets, powerpoint presentations and more and it has free access at the moment. Follow this link!


Lovely idea for letter writing here! Or maybe write to an elderly neighbour or relation who needs cheering up during this difficult time. https://corkculturalcompanions.blogspot.com/2020/03/cork-nursing-home-ask-public-to-send.html?m=1


A good starting point for future film makers, combining literary &creativity https://www.acmi.net.au/education/online-learning/magic-aardman-education-resources/how-create-stop-motion-animation/

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ Free audio book reading every day at 11am by David Walliams

Nice history activities here! https://kidsinmuseums.org.uk/2020/03/10-museum-activities-to-keep-children-entertained/

Cosmic kids yoga on YouTube is a lovely resource especially for younger children. Movement & story combined into one!

This is an amazing resource put together by a teacher in Co. Clare which has an excellent layout of links to activities in age category & subject, which you might like to dip in and out of. Thanks for sharing Parteen NS! https://padlet.com/parteensolosinging/zfdq5n59llog

Another online reading facility here, including a nice daily news feature which is suitable for children. https://readon.myon.co.uk/news/index.html

RTE are hosting school TV starting Monday 30th at 11am. Might be worth a watch! https://www.rte.ie/news/2020/0320/1124339-rte-to-launch-school-on-tv-teaching-initiative/

The GAA have new daily learning activities and skills challenges here: https://learning.gaa.ie/primary-school

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