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Diocese of Toowoomba Catholic Schools

Learning at home

We welcomed all students back to school from Monday, 25 May 2020.

 

Resources to support your child's learning 

The Victoria State Government

Literacy and numeracy tips to help your child every day – A guide for Parent of Children aged 0 – 12

This resource includes tips for parents/carers to build their child's literacy and numeracy skills. Inside are fun, inexpensive, accessible and practical activities that can be done at home.

Mathematics and numeracy at home

Mathematics and numeracy at home provides links to a range of advice and resources for families.

Fun at home

Visit the Fun at home web page for more parent-focused resources.

Science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)

Find ways to engage children in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) experiences.

External links

Here are some other useful websites you can access from home. Some are also available to download as apps on various devices.

 https://fuse.education.vic.gov.au

 https://education.abc.net.au

 https://www.wolframalpha.com/

 http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html

 https://www.scratchjr.org/

 https://www.kodable.com/parents

 

The New South Wales State Government

The NSW Department of Education has collated a vast range of activities, craft ideas and games to help keep children active and entertained over the holiday break. These can also be useful during the term to keep children engaged. These suggestions have been broken into age-appropriate categories and are accessible below.

Activities for pre-school or Early childhood

A list of craft ideas and games to keep kids active and entertained during the week.

Activities for children aged 5-12

A list of craft ideas and games to keep kids active and entertained during the week.

Activities for teenagers aged 13-16 years

A list of activities that can be done at home with readily available materials either individually or with parent help.

 

Activities for all age groups

A list of activities and games to keep children active and entertained during the week.

 

External links

Here are some other useful websites you can access from home.

Scootle - A national repository that provides Australian schools with more than 20,000 digital resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum.

ABC Education - 4000+ videos, games and resources mapped to the curriculum.

Australian Children's Television Foundation - Films, books, apps and support material aligned to the Australian Curriculum.

TedEd - Short videos in the TEDTalk style, with support material designed for use in digital education by teachers. Most videos are from a US context, but the subjects are largely global.

Taronga Zoo - Digital Programs and Online Resources

NSW National Parks - Parent and student resource

Resources to support your child's wellbeing

Wellbeing calendar - Prep to Year 3

Wellbeing calendar - Years 4-6

Wellbeing calendar - Year 7-12