CoronaVirus Update


How do I access my lessons on TEAMS?

Please click on the video link on the left - for a step by step guide to TEAMS.





Latest Update from Bury Council

Please click on this link for the latest information from Bury Council - Coronavirus

Quick Links for helplines

For information and helplines, for example Coronavirus / supporting pupils through difficult times, supporting a bereaved pupil, managing bereavement, books and resources please use this link - Quick Links

 Respect for all Counselling Service

Respect for all Counselling Services, please click on the link - new telephone helpline and opening hours.

Covid 19 Health & Safety Practice

For Elms Bank Covid 19 Health & Safety Practice - please click on this link

Support for Covid procedures

The below link can support routines, support for covid procedures, do’s and don’ts

Click on this link for further information - Back to School

Please see attached resources that may can help with Covid support -

Returning to school during Covid-19

Social Distancing

Staying home during Covid-19

Rainbow Poster

Upset by the news

Upset by the news on Coronavirus

Communication Chart

Greater Manchester Services 

Greater Manchester Bereavement Information - click on this link for further information 

Greater Manchester Suicide Bereavement Information - click on this link for further information

On-line Resources

For further suggestions look under Elms Bank/Curriculum/Home Learning

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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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).


For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.


Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.


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.


Paw Print Badges

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.



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.


Nature Detectives

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!


British Council

Resources for English language learning


Oxford Owl for Home

Lots of free resources for Primary age


Big History Project

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.


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


DK Find Out

Activities and quizzes



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.



Writing inspiration for a range of ages.


Purple Mash

White rose maths – a range of mathematics resources that are available for all of our pathways. Students that are working towards GCSE there are a range of planning and activities available. use the schemes of learning on the link attached to support your children


Times tables rockstars and Numbots – all students at Elms Bank are able to logon to this resource. Great for practice of times tables, students have an avatar that they are able to dress etc as they answer times tables questions correctly.


Classroom secrets 

This website has a range of activity packs that are printable for all of our learners. has a range of activities specific to Mathematics for students particularly within our inspire pathway. Resources focussing upon mathematical problem solving for all age groups from EYFS - primary – secondary level.


Mr Barton maths website has a range of mathematical activities both interactive and non interactive that focus upon key mathematical learning at an inspire level has a range of interactive mathematical and English based activities for students working at age 3 – 14 years


Practice phonic awareness by using the interactive activities on this website