Useful Links for ParentsPosted on: 10/07/2020
Government Information, Support and Guidance
- Government guidance and advice related for all issues related to coronavirus.
- Brent advice for parents during lockdown.
- Mayor of London Coronavirus updates and guidance.
- Ofqual letter to students regarding the summer exams and guidance for parents/carers.
- Government guidance on opening schools and educational settings to more pupils: guidance for parents and carers
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Mental health advice from New Scientist
Whether you are at home alone or juggling work and family, those working in mental health
share their advice on how to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic. Please click here for the full article.
Healthy Working at Home: from Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)
If you are working from home during this time, as well as running a home school, please see the current advice from EPM to try to help and balance your daily life. Click here.
Virtual College for Wellbeing
Mental health and wellbeing are extremely important topics for both employers and
employees to consider and actively encourage. This free course has been designed as a resource pack full of tips and advice to help an individual’s mental and wellbeing. Click here.
Free Courses and Activities
- Earth Day at 50, invites you to explore how sustainability spans generations, experiences, and industries.
- The Skills Toolkit provide free digital and numeracy courses.
- Coursera works with over 190 universities and companies to develop thousands of courses, many of them free, focused on developing skills for learners
- The Amazon Future Engineer ‘virtual coding programme’
- The British Museum has made its online collections free to the public.
- The Natural History Museum has free virtual tours.
- The Tate Gallery has a 360-degree virtual tour online.
- View the latest exhibitions at The National Gallery virtual tours.
- The Vatican has opened up its digital tours so the Sistine Chapel can be viewed.
- Audible Stories has made all of its classic children’s stories free
- Watch science experiments with Colorado University.
- The National Theatre are showing a different theatre production every week.
Success at school
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Highest paying jobs
Check out this list of the highest paying careers, click here.