Learning Plus

Update from Read Manchester and Manchester Libraries 


Welcome to Learning +

This page is packed with links and sites that you may want to look into when you interested in learning something new , practising a skill you have just learnt or revising and reactivating all the amazing things in your brain. This page supports class blogs, SFA, Maths and Reading for Pleasure. You will find some brilliant resources to help you be the best you can be. 


Please look at the useful guide for parents to support conversations around the issues. 


Mental Health Resources

Department for Education

The Department for Education is providing advice for parents and carers of:

It has also brought together an initial list of online educational resources to help children to learn at home, available here. The websites included offer a wide range of support and resources for pupils of all ages.


Great link for UNICEF resources

Hungry Little Minds

Short videos and simple, fun activities that families and children (aged 0-5) can do together, broken down by age. Available free here.

BBC Bitesize

Resources for learning from home created with teachers and other educational experts, featuring a mix of videos, animations, practice activities, quizzes and games. Available free here.


Audio Books- Something that might be of interest to learners or anyone at home with children: Amazon have cancelled the subscription for audio books for children and students as long as schools are closed - includes titles across six different languages. Access them at


Free Virtual Tours of museums etc - This is a great site that Hannah shared with EAL staff in our school if you feel in need of a bit of escapism or distraction, or use it to design a task for students:

Talk for writing


Some great Talk for Writing resources- have a look !



Great Science links. Dive in !


This is a big booklet of them:


This app can be used anywhere, not just at a museum, even at home:


These were developed for the MIF Atmospheric Memory exhibition. They’re art/science cross-over activities:



Web Links

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Feeling enterprising?


Feeling Green ?

 It's 50th year of celebrating ways to look after our Earth...

This is a link to the website and there is loads of stuff for kids online


This short cartoon is a pretty good explanation which feeds in a bit of extra geography too


And this is a simple song about how to 'be green'


Religious Education 

Aimed at 7-11 year olds but simple enough for younger ones too


This is a news round show about Ramadan

BBC Religions of theWorld!


The National CofE has developed a digital prayer map for families to use during the time between Ascension Day and Pentecost, details here Copies of the map can also be downloaded by following the lInk.




Click here for worship and prayer

Beautiful multi faith stained glass window by Isabelle in Year 5M. Thank you Isabelle.



Helpful information about COVID-19


Below are links that provides helpful information about COVID-19, the links help children understand what is happening through reading storybooks and help parents explain the problems. A huge thank you to Madison’s Mum in Year 1S for sharing these resources and caring about all our children!


Coronavirus Toolkit

Coronavirus - A book for children

Dave the Dog - Coronavirus

Healthy minds advice for parents and carers

'My hero is you' storybook for children about COVID-19

Self Care Kit

Talking to your children


Some great activities to help you think about your place in history ! Record your experiences in your book