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Remote Learning: Information for Parents

Remote Learning contact details


In the event that your child needs to self isolate, please use the email address below to contact Mrs Davis and Ms Hill (Acting Assistant Heads with responsibility for Remote Learning). We will be happy to provide any support with accessing provision.

Below is a wonderful digital library resource - click on the pictures of the books to access the author reading from their book.

Thank you to the wonderful teacher called Steph for sharing this so freely - a link to her blog.



Penn Wood's Online Learning Platforms




Accessing Google Classroom with an Xbox or PlayStation

Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

DfE Guidance (updated 31.03.2020)


There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:


  • Internet matters - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • London Grid for Learning - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Net-aware - for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
  • Parent info - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Thinkuknow - for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
  • UK Safer Internet Centre - advice for parents and carers


Oak National Academy



A group of academies have worked together to record a full suite of lessons for children of all ages, across a range of subject areas. They are accessible here.



BBC Bitesize



The BBC have produced online lessons for all children from EY to Year 6, accessible here and on BBC iplayer or the red button via your TV.


The Book of Hopes:

Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain Children in Lockdown



Read the book here.


Completely free for all children and families, the extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures has contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo, Liz Pichon, Axel Scheffler, Francesca Simon, Jacqueline Wilson – and Katherine herself.


The collection, published by Bloomsbury, is dedicated to the doctors, nurses, carers, porters, cleaners and everyone currently working in hospitals.


A Twitter challenge for you!



We'd love to see what you've been doing with your families whilst schools have been closed to most children. Go to and tweet us @PennWoodSchool.


How about sending us a photo of:

- Something you've seen on a walk

- Something that has made you smile

- Something you've made

- A drawing you've done

- A teddy or a rainbow you've spotted in a window


We can't wait to see your images!


Coronavirus - A book for children

Home Learning Routine: Some Ideas


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NHS home learning project


Have a go at some of the ideas within this document to learn all about our wonderful NHS!

Other Free Educational Resources

Contact Details and Useful Links