COVID-19 teaching and learning resources

Supporting your children’s education during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Information, guidance and support for parents and carers of children who are learning at home.

While staying at home due to coronavirus, parents and carers may be worried about their children’s development and the impact of missing school or nursery.

No one expects parents to act as teachers, or to provide the activities and feedback that a school or nursery would. Parents and carers should do their best to help children and support their learning while dealing with competing demands.

Get specific advice on how education can continue at home for your children:

Online education resources for home education

The Department for Education have brought together an initial list of online educational resources to help children to learn at home. These websites have been identified by some of the country’s leading educational experts and offer a wide range of support and resources for pupils of all ages. Individual resources cannot replace a school’s properly planned curriculum, and the resources in this list are not intended to do so.

The list includes subject-specific resources, currently being offered for free, for:

StarLine is a new national home learning helpline offering expert information and advice to parents and carers. Find out more here.

Additional key stage 1 – 3 resources

Sharing is caring – so thanks to our partners we’ve compiled a list of useful resources for parents and teachers from key stage 1 – 3. This list is being updated on a regular basis as we receive more links. Don’t forget to check back when you can.

E-books and interactive experiences

E-books and interactive experiences

E-books and interactive experiences

Useful resources for ESOL students and families

See what resources are available including government advice about coronavirus in specific languages as well as a range of exciting resource packs.

Useful resources for ESOL students and families

Government advice about coronavirus is now available. For more information in your language, download our resource pack below.

Download pack

Resources for talking about coronavirus with young children:

Schools and families coronavirus information

Portsmouth City Council has updated the coronavirus section of their website with information for schools and families.

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Senior stakeholder hub

Portsmouth Education Partnership is working alongside Portsmouth schools on a daily basis. Locate the information you need in our senior stakeholder hub.

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