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Enrichment at Home
What are you going to challenge yourself to achieve? Have a look at some of your exciting options below - arts, crafts, languages, sport, music, STEM and more!
Arts and Culture
Our wonderful librarian Ms Morris invites you to join HAB’s first ever online book club – find the book they are reading and more information here.
Explore the world’s best museums and art galleries virtually, with The Guardian.
Become immersed in theatre with the weekly Thursday streaming of a plays at the National Theatre. View their schedule of plays.
Be transported back to Shakespearian England from your own front room – the
Globe theatre is streaming a different Shakespeare play every three weeks.
Never been to the opera or seen ballet performed live? Now is your chance.
The famous Royal Opera House is streaming their shows.
Contemporary dance shows can be watched on Sadler’s Wells digital stage.
Into Film is a fantastic website for young people interested in film and
cinema. Loads of resources and free films.
Follow Ms Kulatilleke’s amazing daily calligraphy tutorials on the @habcalligraphy Twitter page.
Embark on a creative project with The Happy Ever Crafter.
Cook a meal or a sweet treat for your family, with Jamie Oliver’s recipes for families.
Another great website full of fun and healthy recipes is Food! A fact of life.
Ms Nicky's Knitting Club
If you borrowed needles and yarn from Ms Nicky or have your own needles at home, you can use these tutorials to develop your knitting skills. Ms Nicky has been knitting some lovely scarves for her granddaughter (see picture)! It's important to keep practising your knitting skills whilst you are at home. Send photos of your knitting projects to Amy.Morris@harrisbermondsey.org.uk. Ms Nicky cannot wait to see what you have made.
Lesson 1: Casting On: See video below
For our EAL learners (but great for anyone!), here are some amazing audio books which you can listen to on your phone; from Spanish folk tales to Astrophysics! Click here for the links.
Take the time to learn the skill of British Sign Language.
Multilingual families - see a special message to our multi-lingual families from Miss Fogarasi.
Expand your music horizons with our Music Club recommendations from Mr Picton-Turbeville. Click here for the links.
Want to practise your singing at home? Check out these tutorials.
Sport and Fitness
Check out Ms Palmer’s incredible cheerleading tutorials. Click here for the links.
Try improving your flexibility and clearing your mind with Ms Palmer’s Yoga Tutorials. Click here for the links.
Do 30 mins of exercise in the morning to wake you up. Take part in PE with Joe.
Break up your day with a short 10 min workout, from the NHS.
Learn a new dance routine and share it with your friends, with the help of SkillShare.
Feeling a bit more active? Try POPSUGAR Fitness.
Our computer science expert Ms Newell has recommended an amazing set of courses in app design which are available to all HAB students. Click here for the links.
Interested in the stars? Ms Moraga Calderon has created a wonderful astronomy course to help you navigate the skies at night. Check out her resources. Click here for the links.
Want to learn or practice your coding and programming skills? The following websites are a great place to start:
- Code – for general coding practice - years 7-9 have log-ons
- Codecombat – game-based coding
- Idea – free mini courses with certificates for completing coding courses
These British Science Week resources have ideas for fun science activities at home for KS3.
Duke of Edinburgh
The good news is that Duke of Edinburgh participants can still be completing their sections from home. Please see here some FAQs from DofE to help you.
If you can continue the activity you already started, great. Just keep logging it in your log book. If you cannot continue, there is a list of activity ideas. Please email Ms Newell for an entry form for your idea.
We want to hear from you...
Proud of a cake you’ve baked or a have new dance routine you want to share? Send it to Ms Argyle or Tweet @HAB_Enrichment with your achievements – we are looking forward to hearing what new things you have tried!
Remember that there is a PRIZE for the most impressive/most completed achievements.
If you have any ideas for more enrichment activities you want to try at home, we want to hear from you. Email Ms Argyle firstname.lastname@example.org with your suggestions.