Cessnock Public School

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Learning from home

We're keeping students learning both in and out of the classroom.

Explore the department's learning from home resources to support both online and offline learning for all students.

This page is to support student learning away from the school environment.

The content will be revised and updated regularly to support the educational needs of students.

We have put together some external sites and links to further support learning from home. They are free and do not require an account to access.

ABC Education - has thousands of resources catering in a range of topics for students K-6.  It includes games, videos and other learning experiences.

The Literacy Shed - A collection of story books read to students with activities to support.  Perfect for K-6.

Storyline Online - A collection of quality books read by actors and actresses.  A fun way to get K-6 students excited about reading.

Pobble 365 - A new picture everyday to support writing stories and building their literacy skills by making insightful observations.  Excellent for students in years 3-6.

Kids News - A great resource for years 3-6.  A collection of up to date news articles tailored specifically for students to gain a deeper undertanding of our world.

Starfall - A great resource for K-2 students to learn about the fundamentals of reading in a fun and engaging way.

Australian Museum - Some awesome learning experience for students in years 3-6.  This resource has a range of activities for learning about our world and the creatures in it.

Get Active - A YouTube playlist curated by the Department of Education to get kids up and moving.

Premier's Reading Challenge

Click on the links to download the PRC recording sheets:

Kinder, Year 1 and Year 2

Years 3 and 4

Years 5 and 6

Learning from home without technology

We understand some students do not have access to a device or internet for online learning. Contact the school to discuss non-digital learning from home options for your child.