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Oastlers School Virtual Learning Environment(Requires Login)
Issued: Thursday, 26 March 2020
Dear Learner
Welcome to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) this  is where you can access learning online.

Your teachers will upload work or quizzes that you can complete online.

We have sent you your login and passwords home.  Look out for the letter and keep your passwords safe! Once you have logged on you will see important messages or links that you can go into.  Have a play with it and see how it works!

To get access to the work click onto the ‘assignments’ picture at the top of the page. You can also message any of the teachers if you click on the ‘message’ picture at the top of the page.

Teachers will keep adding things onto the platform – have fun!

Let us know what you think!

Check below for more tutorials and free online learning resources.
VLE Tutorial | click image to play below

Google Classroom for Parents and Children

Google Classroom for Parents and Children

Online Tutorial: My Frog for Students

My frog: Homework Guide - an online video tutorial... (weblink)

Download PDF Guide (PDF 109kb)

Please click on image below to view MyFrog for Students (online video).
Free online learning resources

Click here to view PDF



Gojimo website - a revision app that covers 28 GCSE subjects, 20 A level subjects, and much more.

Discovering Literature
Remote learning @SPryke2 (via dropbox) – revision guides and remote learning guides for GCSE English lit – Christmas Carol, Inspector Calls, MacBeth.


Covid-19: School closures - free maths support, resources and ideas (Eedi website) - Craig Barton’s maths resources.
NRich (University of Cambridge) website – Secondary Maths activities and games.

Modern foreign languages

Learn a language for free. Forever. (Duo Lingo website) - gamified platform for practicing speaking and listening in a range of languages.

Religious Education (RE)

Discovering Sacred Texts (British Library website)


Climate Change: How Do We Know? (NASA website) - scientific evidence for warming of the climate system.
Antibubbles (Born to Engineer website) - video clips, practical activities, worksheets and further reading for KS3.
Ormston Meridian Academy (Faculty of Science website) - includes SLOP (shed loads of practice) sheets, knowledge organisers, recall roulette spreadsheets.

General secondary and primary

Audible website - hundreds of children’s audiobooks free to stream during the period of school closures.
Explore more website - where stories and adventures spark curiosity and inspire deep thinking through play. New story released each week to stimulate imaginative storytelling and play.
Resources for teachers, parents and children (The Economist Educational Foundation website) - a  range of classroom resources on politicians and power, general elections, the News, the Climate emergency, knife crime etc.
Discovering Children’s Books (British library website)
Go Noodle (app) - movement and mindfulness exercises for kids.
Panjango website - a careers-based experiential learning platform to help children learn about the world of work.
Online Resources (British Library website) - unique collection items and expert commentary related to History, English, Religious Studies and Citizenship.
Kids encyclopaedia facts (Kiddle website): an encyclopaedia for kids.
Free distance learning tools (Kwik Surveys website) - survey platform that allows teachers to track progress of students learning at home. Pro plan free to schools during the period of school closures.
BBC Bitesize (BBC website) - provides interactive activities mapped against the national curricula for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Covers Early Years, Primary, Secondary and 16+
Make Any Room a Classroom (BrainPOP website) - free resources on a range of subjects, both traditional school-based subjects and topical subjects.
Learning Activities (Children’s University of Manchester website) - a suite of activities and resources covering History, Languages, Science, Art and Design, and student life.
Discovery education (US-based) website - videos, activities, printable resources on a wide range of topics. (some free content available).
Kahoot website - a free platform where you can create quizzes, or use quizzes made by others. Children can play individually or in teams. Requires two screens. (currently offering premium service to schools for free).
Kahoot distance learning website - a handy guide to distance learning (PDF).
Khan academy website - a vast library of online learning courses. Running daily schedules for students aged 4-18 during school closures.
Learning by questions website - a wide-ranging resource covering English, Maths, Science at primary and secondary. Designed to be an in-class teaching and learning tool but can be used to deliver question sets to pupils at home.
MemRise website - a free and interactive platform for learning languages.
Live Online Classes for Ages 3-18 (Outschool website) - online lessons at scheduled times covering a wide range of topics. (offering free live online classes during school closures).
Picture News - they send out a topical picture, with learning resources, each week (free access currently).
Seneca website - a huge range free online courses and resources covering a wide range of courses, from primary to 16+. Also includes CPD for teachers.
Ideas for kids (Smart School House website) - Lots of creative ideas for craft projects to do at home.
Travel and Leisure website – virtual tours of 12 famous museums.
Typing club website - learn to touch type for free.
Young writers website - regular writing competitions for primary and secondary age children.


Home Learning using Sumdog (Sumdog website) - adaptive, personalised, adaptive learning platform for children aged 5 to 14. Free to all schools during the period of school closures.


Space to Learn (ISSET website) - every Tuesday, at 2pm British Summer Time, there is a live-stream Q&A session with astronauts on the International Space Station. Astronaut Steve Swanson says "Just like many people on Earth right now, astronauts live in self-isolation on the International Space Station. Tune in to learn how I made Space fun and ask me your favourite ‘space’ question!"
Educator resources (Science North website) (Canada) - engaging science activities, experiments and videos.

Internet Filtering
All of the big internet providers can enable internet filtering help you protect your children from unsuitable websites. The link below from Safer Internet provides information about filtering your home internet connection. But you should remember that your child may have access to the internet on their mobile device by using internet provider by the mobile provider or by connecting to other wireless services.

For more information click here...
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