Remote extra-curricular activities 

We have put together a list of possible activities students can do in their spare time. 

Headstart

HeadStart provide activities that students can sign up and join in with, resources are delivered to families where required.

WV Virtual Squad

Wolverhampton council have created WV Virtual Squad. Here you’ll find fun online activities and educational resources for children, young people and families to access whilst staying safe at home. The site is split into the following sections:
 

  • Arts and crafts

  • Cooking

  • Entertainment

  • Wellbeing

  • Learning

  • Music

  • Sport

Dance activities

OneDanceUK  
This website will give students a lot of opportunities to watch U.Dance performance from young choreographers and there are some workshops on there too, just type ‘workshop’ into the search bar on the channel.

5 minute free tutorials on 5 different dance styles.

Drama

National Theatre YouTube channel
If the students type in ‘Workshops’ or ‘How to make it’ there are several workshops they could do at home or videos on how the theatre works behind the scenes.

Music

Music Service YouTube channel
The music service website had a lot of videos on for instrumentalists and it’s a resource for students who already have lessons

Chrome Lab

This is a good playing app to make some simple music backing beats too if students wanted to write their own lyrics.

The Greatest Showman piano tutorial

Hallalujah piano tutorial

Science Activities 

Explore the science of the brain through webinars and activities both easy (primary) and more in depth (secondary) Recordings & post-webinar activities for learning about neuroscience | The British Neuroscience Association (bna.org.uk) 

 

Try these problem-solving activities at home: CIEC | IndusTRY at home 

 

STEM activities for use at home www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/family-activities 

 

Activities linked to aviation (flying) www.airbus.com/company/sustainability/airbus-foundation/discovery-space/educators.html 

 

Learn about space with activities, crafts, and games: www.esa.int/kids/en/home and KS4 NASA www.nasa.gov/stem-at-home-for-students-9-12.html, KS3 NASA www.nasa.gov/stem-at-home-for-students-5-8.html 

NEW! - Wildcat Wednesday’s-only year 7 girls

As part of Wolverhampton’s Girls’ Football Partnership, in Partnership with ConnectEd Partnership and Soccer Coaching 2000, we are excited to offer you a weekly Virtual Wildcat Wednesday sessions that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home!

REGISTER HERE

Colton Hills Community School

Jeremy Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5DG.

t: 01902 558420 e: coltonhillsschool@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Headteacher : Mrs A Stephens