While the Centre remains temporarily closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we are continuing to offer a number of regular activities remotely. If you would like to view our timetable, please click here for the link:Timetable September-December 2021.
Our activities include an online Book Group, Choir session and our daily online English classes using Zoom. We are also sending out Art and Writing activities and worksheets.
We also offer 1-1 lessons by phone or Whatsapp and we can send you English worksheets by post. If you would like to receive a paper worksheet, please let us know.
Below are links to other resources:
Other online English Resources
A list of free online audiobooks and listening materials
It is important to stay fit during the lockdown. We recommend the Body Coach Joe Wick’s videos for physical exercises you can do at home:
Make your own Face Mask!
It is compulsory to wear a face mask or covering on public transport and whilst in shops. Check out this link to see how you can quickly make a face mask at home. All you need is a piece of cloth, a paper towel and two elastic bands!
‘Chill and Chat’ with Accumulate, The Art School for the Homeless
Accumulate are running a social Zoom session every Thursday morning at 11am. If you’d like to meet new people and socialise on Zoom, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link and details!
OPPORTUNITY: Free Film / TV / Video Game Training
Media Trust and Screen Skills are offering free places for people 18-30 to get trained up and have support and mentoring from the industry. For more info: https://mediatrust.org/youth-programmes/screenskills-emerging-talent-mentoring-programme/
Seed packets with Sita Brahmachari
Watch the recording of Sita Brahmachari’s World Book Day event on the Get Islington Reading website, and make origami seed packets with your pupils, like Shifa in Sita’s book Where the River Runs Gold. This activity is ideal for years 3 to 6, and can be used to support transition to secondary school.
You will need:
1) Access to the recording: literacytrust.org.uk/communities/islington/world-book-day-events
2) Square pieces of paper, one for each pupil. You can turn a sheet of A4 paper into a square using
the tutorial here: wikihow.com/Make-a-Square-Sheet-of-Paper
3) Felt tip pens or colouring pencils