Remote

Learning Programme

The following resources have been gathered by teachers across the WCTSP and wider teaching community.

These resources have been made available by a variety of organisations hoping to bring about positive change.

If you discover a useful resource that you would like to share, please send this to us at: wctsp@wellingtoncollege.org.uk or tweet us at @wctsp

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For Remote Learning




Use simple self-soothe strategies

Added June 12th, 2020 7:42 am in Health and Wellbeing

Access Creative Education’s free online course “Use simple self-soothe strategies”. The course takes you through a range of practical strategies that could be used by adults or young people to …

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Resiliency skills in a time of uncertainty

Added June 12th, 2020 7:41 am in Health and Wellbeing

The University of Pennsylvania is sharing their course “Resiliency skills in a time of uncertainty” for free. https://www.coursera.org/learn/resilience-uncertainty “Learn how to incorporate resilience interventions into your personal and professional life …

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Mental health support – depression

Added June 12th, 2020 7:39 am in Health and Wellbeing

Mental health charities are reporting an increased level of symptoms of depression and anxiety in adults and young people. Derby University are offering several short online courses, one of which …

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WCTSP Teach Meet Recording: Remote Teaching

Added May 18th, 2020 8:02 am in CPD

Schools across the Wellington College Teaching School Partnership (WCTSP) have been exploring the delivery of lessons via a range of online tools.  If you are considering the delivery of lessons …

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Welling-20 Talk: ‘What makes greatness.’

Added May 15th, 2020 11:09 am in Extra curricular, History

An inspirational talk by Matt Oakman (Deputy Head Academic) of Wellington College on the topic of ‘What makes greatness’. Link here

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Christopher Marlowe’s ‘Dr Faustus’ FREE Course

Added May 4th, 2020 9:57 am in English, Key Stage 5

An ideal opportunity for A-level English Literature students.  The Open University are offering a FREE course on this piece of literature, here.

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American University Seminar 29/04/2020

Added April 28th, 2020 11:53 am in Key Stage 4

For current Year 11 students a US Universities Webinar, providing an overview of the US university process and how to prepare When: Apr 29, 2020 03:30 PM London Available here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85791485577. …

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Home Workouts Weeks 4 – 6 (Wellington College)

Added April 28th, 2020 9:45 am in Health and Wellbeing

Welcome to Home Workouts by Wellington College. The aim here is to post 20-30 minute workouts, you can complete from home with minimal/no equipment. From time to time I may …

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Wellington College Library News Digests

Added April 26th, 2020 6:42 pm in CPD, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, Parenting

The latest news digests prepared by the Library at Wellington College.  A superb collection of resources that offer something of everyone.

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Making educational videos on YouTube

Added April 26th, 2020 6:37 pm in CPD

Mr Rawlinson, a Mathematics teacher from Wellington College, has created a tutorial on how to create your own YouTube videos. A great watch that highlights the pros and cons of …

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Science to do at home

Added April 23rd, 2020 7:43 pm in Biology, Chemistry, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Physics

The Royal Institute have a series of  short films making it fun, easy and cheap to do science experiments at home with your children. https://www.rigb.org/families/experimental

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Maths

Added April 23rd, 2020 7:40 pm in Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, Maths

Dr Simon Singh, author of the No. 1 bestseller Fermat’s Last Theorem and The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets has created a set of weekly maths challenges – just 15 …

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Languages

Added April 19th, 2020 5:48 pm in Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, Languages

Here are some apps and websites to help you continue learning languages during lockdown and beyond. App for learning a range of languages – Duolingo (including English and Portuguese) https://www.duolingo.com/register …

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Geography

Added April 19th, 2020 5:31 pm in Geography, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

National Geographic Kids:   https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ Natural History Museum London:   http://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover.html Geographical:   https://geographical.co.uk/ Seterra Geography – online geography quizzes with printable maps to fill in with capitals, countries, lakes …

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Design and Technology and Engineering and Computing

Added April 19th, 2020 5:28 pm in Computer Science, Design and Technology, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

Here are some interesting sites showcasing D&T, Engineering and Computing.   How stuff works:   https://www.howstuffworks.com/ Scratch – simple computer programming: https://scratch.mit.edu/ Cambridge GCSE Computing MOOC http://www.cambridgegcsecomputing.org/

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Art & Culture

Added April 19th, 2020 5:24 pm in Art, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

The following websites contain information about  art and culture: Google Arts and Culture: https://artsandculture.google.com/ ArtUK https://artuk.org/ Tate Gallery for Kids https://www.tate.org.uk/kids

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Chemistry: Particles and Rates of Reactions 2

Added April 3rd, 2020 9:15 am in Chemistry, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

Here are some questions (with the answers on a separate document) to test your knowledge on Rates of Reactions, supplied by the Chemistry Department at Wellington College.    

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Chemistry: Particles & Rates of Reaction 1

Added April 3rd, 2020 9:11 am in Chemistry, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

Here are some resources to help you learn about Particles and Rates of Reaction from the Chemistry Department at Wellington College.

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BandLab for education

Added April 1st, 2020 4:40 pm in Music

Providing ‘music for everyone’, BandLab provides a superb learning platform for both teachers and students. Click here

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Chrome Music Lab – 50+ lesson ideas

Added April 1st, 2020 4:37 pm in Music

‘The Chrome Music Lab (CML) – created by Google in 2016 – is a fantastic online resource for music teachers and students.  It’s simple to use and its main aim …

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teoria: Music Theory Resources

Added April 1st, 2020 4:34 pm in Music

From tutorials to exercises, ‘teoria’ presents a range of opportunities for Music students. Click here

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Zooniverse

Added April 1st, 2020 12:26 pm in Biology, Chemistry, Geography, History, Physics

Fancy getting involved in some research projects? ‘The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research. This research is made possible by volunteers — more than …

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Computer Science Revision

Added April 1st, 2020 12:17 pm in Computer Science, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

Put together by Mr Jennings from Wellington College, FREE resources and a growing library of revision videos for GCSE and A-level students under the AQA exam board. Click here

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Times Table Rockstars

Added April 1st, 2020 12:05 pm in Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Maths

‘In either paper form or online, Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice.’ – taken from their webiste.  FREE full access for all …

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10 minute creative writing challenges

Added April 1st, 2020 11:55 am in English

Looking for a daily dose of creative writing challenge?  Authorfy have the answer! Click here

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Chemistry: Acids, Bases and Salts 4

Added March 31st, 2020 7:18 pm in Chemistry, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

More on acids, bases and salts from the Wellington College chemistry department.

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Chemistry: Acids, Bases and Salts 3

Added March 31st, 2020 7:16 pm in Chemistry, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

More on acids, bases and salts from Wellington College.

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Chemistry: Acids, Bases and Salts 2

Added March 31st, 2020 7:14 pm in Chemistry, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

More on acids, bases and salts from Wellington College’s chemistry department.

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Chemistry Acid, Bases and Salts 1

Added March 31st, 2020 7:12 pm in Chemistry, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

Here are some useful resources about acids, bases and salts from the Chemistry Department at Wellington College.

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Chemistry Reading

Added March 31st, 2020 7:07 pm in Chemistry, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

Here are some Chemistry related articles from Chemistry World  which have been chosen by the Chemistry Department at Wellington College.

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Fun Chemistry Resources 2

Added March 31st, 2020 6:56 pm in Chemistry, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

Here are some more fun Chemistry resources from the Wellington College Chemistry Department

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Fun Chemistry Resources 1

Added March 30th, 2020 7:29 pm in Chemistry, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

Here are some fun resources  for Chemistry, put together by the Chemistry Department at Wellington College.

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Tips for Parents and Mindfulness (Carwarden House Community School)

Added March 30th, 2020 3:44 pm in Health and Wellbeing, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, Parenting

The attached resources have been put together by Carwarden House Community School.  These excellent resources provide a series of useful tips for parents and also a set of printable activities …

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Lectures for Economics Extension

Added March 30th, 2020 3:05 pm in Economics, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

The following set of lectures have been sourced by Wellington College to support the academic extension of Economics students. Economic for People with Ha-Joon Chang.  Click here The London School …

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Royal Academy Young Artist’s Summer Show

Added March 30th, 2020 11:54 am in Art

An exciting opportunity for young artists! For more information, click here

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Othello: Online Course

Added March 30th, 2020 11:50 am in English, Key Stage 5

For Key Stage 5 students, an online course via edX on Shakespeare’s Othello. Click here

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Maths Challenge (UKMT)

Added March 30th, 2020 11:48 am in Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, Maths

For Intermediate and Senior Mathematicians, a collection of Maths Challenge Papers for you to enjoy! Intermediate (KS4), click here Senior (KS5), click here

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Geography Podcasts

Added March 30th, 2020 11:43 am in Geography

Keen geographers will no doubt be delighted to hear about the range of podcasts available via these two links. For Key Stage 4: Click here For Key Stage 5: Click …

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Online Science Magazine

Added March 30th, 2020 11:37 am in Biology, Chemistry, Physics

ScienceMag.org offering a range of articles/journals on current Science affairs. Click here

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Citizen Science

Added March 30th, 2020 11:26 am in Biology, Chemistry, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, Physics

Explore the many ways you can make valuable connections, gain leadership in the field, and support the work of the Citizen Science Association. For opportunities, click here

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Action for Happiness – monthly action calendars

Added March 30th, 2020 10:59 am in Health and Wellbeing

The monthly calendars are packed with actions you can take to help create a happier and kinder world. Click a calendar from the below link to download – you can …

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Home Workouts Weeks 1 to 3 (Wellington College)

Added March 30th, 2020 10:52 am in Health and Wellbeing

Welcome to Home Workouts by Wellington College. The aim here is to post 20-30 minute workouts, you can complete from home with minimal/no equipment. From time to time I may …

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STEM Home Learning Tasks

Added March 30th, 2020 9:00 am in Biology, Chemistry, Physics

STEM Learning are pulling together a range of home learning activities for students to enjoy. Click here 

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Royal Institute Lectures

Added March 27th, 2020 11:28 am in Biology, Chemistry, Physics

The RI YouTube channel hosts a range of videos relating to Science(s). Click here

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Future Foundations Resources for All

Added March 27th, 2020 10:38 am in Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, Parenting

Future Foundations have put together a set of resources in order to support schools and educators. Click here

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Courses and tips for online learning

Added March 27th, 2020 10:29 am in Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, Parenting

edX offer a range of different courses organised by subject.  Specify the nature of the course you are looking for and then see what’s on offer. Click here   edX …

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Open University free courses

Added March 27th, 2020 10:24 am in Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, Parenting

The Open University is offering a variety of free courses for all. Click here

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Free online courses for senior pupils

Added March 27th, 2020 10:17 am in Key Stage 5

Ivey League Schools have over 450 active courses available and thanks to Class Central, a collection of these have been made freely available. Click here

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Biology home learning resources

Added March 26th, 2020 5:50 pm in Biology

Provided by www.stem.org.uk For parents/careers or teachers, explore a variety of activities and challenges. Click here

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Free School Closure Home Learning

Added March 26th, 2020 12:33 pm in Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Parenting

twinkl are providing free home learning tasks (KS1 and 2).  Use the following link and select ‘School Closure Home Learning’. Click here    

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Chemistry home learning resources

Added March 26th, 2020 11:41 am in Chemistry, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Parenting

Provided by www.stem.org.uk For parents/careers or teachers, explore a variety of activities and challenges. Click here

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Physics home learning resources

Added March 26th, 2020 11:39 am in Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Parenting, Physics

Provided by www.stem.org.uk For parents/careers or teachers, explore a variety of activities and challenges. Click here

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Maths games and activites to play at home

Added March 26th, 2020 11:14 am in Key Stage 2, Maths, Parenting

Built by Bradshaw Hall Primary School, some suggestions of how to engage 8+ years olds in Maths through a series of fun games and activities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFKBhsApuIc&list=PLqE5AZBZkGsaPO0DazsGCyp5VqsZcumBG

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Literacy Apps Guide

Added March 26th, 2020 11:08 am in English, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Parenting

The following website has reviewed and suggests the suitability of a set of literacy apps. Click here

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Creative writing ideas

Added March 26th, 2020 11:01 am in English, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Parenting

Puffin have put together a set of free creative writing tasks organised by key stage and subject.  Viewable digitally but also printable. Click here  

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Free non-screen activity ideas

Added March 26th, 2020 10:55 am in Parenting

Click here for suggestions of how to keep your young people occupied away from the screen!  

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Drama activities to do at home

Added March 26th, 2020 10:42 am in Drama, Parenting

Put togther by Wycombe High School.

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Five tips for happy and healthy remote learning

Added March 26th, 2020 10:21 am in Health and Wellbeing, Parenting

Five tips on how to keep your children engaged, learning, healthy and happy while schools are closed. Please remember you can only do your best. Balance the pressures of learning …

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