Remote Learning Resources

Remote Learning Resources

Below is a compilation of resources for you to use at home to supplement the work that has been sent home by teachers. It will be updated and added to as resources become available.

Advice for keeping safe online whilst remote learning

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Amazon have cancelled subscription of books and audio stories for children and students of all ages as long as schools are closed, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.

All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet using the following link

For anyone with school age children a package has been put together to help with any home schooling.!/

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Links to sites and activities across all curriculum areas

Khan Academy

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.

BBC Learning

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.


Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).


Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.


Creative computer programming

Ted Ed

All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.


Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science

Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This

Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course

You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids

As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.


All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths

Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Cbeebies Radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.

British Council

Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home

Lots of free resources for Primary age

Geography Games

Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent

Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art

Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater

Educational online games


This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

The Maths Factor

Carol Vorderman has made her online maths school free for all children aged 4-11 until schools re-open.

Elsa Support

Emotional Literacy Support Assistant

David Walliams' audio books

Children can tune in every morning at 11am to listen to a free audio book over the next 30 days.

White Rose Maths

You will also find a daily Maths problem to solve!

Corbett Maths

You will find great maths videos, worksheets, quizzes and more!

Crest Awards

Another way to keep busy.

Take a look and have a go if you are interested.



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Resources shared with us from the Diocese of Down & Connor
More available at :

Liturgical Press Publications

Celebrating Holy Week at home

A series of resources that could be used to celebrate Holy Week at home. No need to sign-in/register, simply open the following links.

Resources to Celebrate Holy Week at Home

Celebrating the Eucharist – Missalette for Holy Week

‘Alive in Christ’ - Our Sunday Visitor

To support parents who are teaching religious education to primary school children at home, Our Sunday Visitor is offering ‘Alive in Christ’ – a catechetical online resource for pupils and parents. These resources are free but you will need to sign-in.

‘Alive in Christ’ Primary School Resources

Prayer Resources at Home - Loyola Press

(no need to sign-in)

Covid-19 Video-based Lesson: Access this lesson to help children know how to care for themselves and others to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Just click on the video screen in the Lesson Plan to play a video that provides a gentle and light-hearted reminder of the hygiene practices that help us stay healthy.

Prayer: Praying helps us find solace during stressful times. Loyola Press offers a number of free prayer resources. You can find these resources here

At-Home Activities: Click here for family at home activities and downloadables.

The United States Association of

the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Supporting families praying at home by providing a series of online resources; (they intend to add to these online resources on a daily and weekly basis).

Praying at Home Resources for Families

Magnificat - Prayer Resources at Home

Magnificat Publications are generously providing complimentary access to their online version to help people pray from home.

Magnificat Online Resources

Healthy Futures - Click here to create a free account for fitness and nutritional tips and resources.
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Every day at 11 am CORE NI will be running a FREE LIVE PE Sessions on their Facebook and Instagram page,
The sessions will complement the PE National Curriculum and will cover areas such as:
  • Perceptual Motor Skill Development
  • Fundamental Movement Skills
  • Strength-Based Exercises
  • Sport Specific Games
  • Guided Meditation
  • Growth Mindset Exercises
These sessions will not only keep the children physically active but will help maintain and look after their own mental health and overall well-being.
Parents and children can catch up on their previous recorded PE sessions via their YouTube Channel.
Spanish P2 - P3
24 2024
Non Uniform Day £1 Donation
24 2024
Normal finishing time
26 2024
Grow in Love Mass (First Holy Communion Class)
27 2024
05 2024
Sports Day (P1-3)
St.Joseph's Primary School,
31a Holland Drive,

028 9065 0039

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