Creative Home Schooling

We've collected a few fun home schooling activities from our creative and cultural partners.

Ten Pieces News Report

A 30 minute BBC film presented in the form of a news report to introduce pupils to pieces of classical music in a fun and lively way. The film is presented by is presented by BBC correspondent Ben Hunte, written by comedian Vikki Stone and features young people from across the UK acting as “correspondents from the classroom”. The film mixes fantastic orchestral footage of Ten Pieces favourites (including The Nutcracker, Vivaldi’s Winter and Stravinsky's The Firebird) with a silly feel-good script packed with facts and fun.

Watch the film here.

Ten Pieces Tasters- A range of lovely creative follow up activities are available here.


Learning with the RCS

Whether you're a parent looking for inspiration or a student wanting to get creative, we've got lots of resources and ideas you can use. It includes a catalogue of games, images, videos and galleries arranged by play title where you can find out more about a play or revise one you know well. Click here to find out more. 


Doncaster Music Education Hub

Brimming full of resources and activities for children aged 5 upwards. The music hub at home has lots of useful resources for learning and having fun with music at home. Click here for more. 



The Book Trust 

For younger children and their families, The Book Trust have launched a series of storybooks and games. Here you can find lots of lovely interactive books to read online or watch with signing (including Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd to Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson, Oh No, George! and Everybunny Dance! by Ellie Sandall.

You can also watch Storytime videos from the likes of Ore Oduba, Adam Buxton, Fearne Cotton and many more. For more information click here