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    Home cooking
    Children and young people should soon have received a copy of the Virtual School and Corporate Parenting newsletter. It’s packed full of information and ideas for activities.
  • New Online Learning resources from LALS/GoLearn 

    Go Learn
    In response to Covid-19 and the ongoing lockdown restrictions, GoLearn! (Leicestershire County Council’s Adult Learning Service) has created new online learning resources which can be accessed free of charge.
  • Support for our children and young people who do not have access to a digital device during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  

    Digital Devices
    The government has launched its scheme to provide laptops to help children and young people access remote education where they may not have regular access to IT equipment.
  • Keeping you inspired! 

    The Book of Hopes
    Today we have links to four more wonderful online resources that we can recommend for children and carers alike.
  • How to Get the Best from Home Schooling 

    Outdoor learning
    Learning at home does not have to look like school and you don’t have to turn your living room / kitchen / dining room into a classroom. Nor do you have to replicate the ‘formalised’ structures you would expect in school,
  • Activities for all ages 

    COVID19 Time Capsule
    Today we are offering you some more activities to keep you and your children engaged during lockdown.
  • More Inspirational Ideas for you and your children! 

    Arts and crafts
    Here are some more activities to keep occupy you and your children over the Easter holidays.
  • Inspirational activities for you and your children! 

    Family time
    Take advantage of this lockdown period to explore the world. Start off with the following “Amazing Places You Can Visit Without Leaving Home!” and follow up with our selection of fun, creative activities.
  • Support for Carers 

    Like you, your child may be finding the current situation unsettling. Children in care may be missing key adults and friends at school and they might also be struggling without their normal daily routines. On top of all this, they may be feeling anxious about corona virus and the restrictions on our daily lives.
  • A message from the Leicestershire Virtual School 

    The government has asked parents to keep children at home, wherever possible, and for schools to remain open only for those children who absolutely need to attend.
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