Cultural Enrichment

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Plus…

From our very own Mrs Jackson, daily dances on YouTube channel, ‘Vital Spark Theatre’.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgWw-B7lKdqDVdi0NIvpqrA/videos

National Theatre at home, weekly productions to stream.
https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/nt-at-home

Wind in the Willows musicals available to stream online whilst the theatre is closed.
www.willowsmusical.com

Virtual museum and art gallery tours
https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/mar/23/10-of-the-worlds-best-virtual-museum-and-art-gallery-tours

Virtual tours around the globe- Free globe-trotting tours and experiences
https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/deals/deals-hunter/2020/03/free-virtual-globe-trotting/.


National galleries online

Visit the Natural History Museum in London for a virtual tour
https://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/virtual-museum.html

The Louvre, Paris
https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

The Musee D’Orsay, Paris
https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/musee-dorsay-paris

The National Gallery
https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/visiting/virtual-tours/google-virtual-tour

The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
https://www.nga.gov/


Northern Lights
Natures most amazing light show, from Churchill Northern Studies Center in Manitoba, Canada. The live camera allows you to scroll backwards to see the previous nights show, each day.


Safari park tours at Kruger Park, two game drives a day.
https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCV6HJBZD_hZclX9JVV3dCXQ/videos


Online museum tours

The British Museum
https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-british-museum / https://www.britishmuseum.org/

The Natural History Museum
https://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/galleries-and-museum-map.html

The National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City
https://www.mna.inah.gob.mx/

The Pergamon Museum, Berlin
https://www.smb.museum/en/museums-institutions/pergamonmuseum/home.html

The Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
https://www.prm.ox.ac.uk/


Berlin Philharmonic: Digital Concert Hall

  • The great conductors and soloists of our time
  • Hundreds of concerts covering six decades
  • Free interviews and concert introduction
  • Exciting documentaries and artist port
  • Free Education Programme concerts for the whole family


Geography
For those going on the Iceland trip: a chance to explore virtually some of the amazing sites we will be visiting in October through maps and video:
https://dtweducation.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapTour/index.html?appid=6b46b331295841eab6ec329869bccb82

Love volcanoes? Check out these volcanoes in real time: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/14zZfpg3vmb9r4FB9mCHjy/live-volcano-webcams

Or see the biggest earthquakes that have happened around the world today using earthquake track.
https://earthquaketrack.com

Want to go on a voyage of discovery anywhere on our globe? Then Google Earth is a must! Spin the globe and explore a new country every day:
https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en_uk/earth/


Classics

Follow @SWS_CLASSICS on Instagram.
Reading lists and interesting websites are listed on each year group’s Google Classroom.

 

History

Viking life in Ireland – The Dublinia Museum website offers interactive ways of exploring Viking settlement in Ireland.
https://dublinia.ie/online-learning/

Ancient History Encyclopedia – Explore past cultures and ancient civilisations
https://www.ancient.eu/

The National Geographic – Explore the issues in our world that are making history today.
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/

Interactive World History Map since 3000 BCE – Explore the development of the world and learn about how borders and countries have changed.
http://geacron.com/home-en/


Business

Start reading the Economist – you might pick up some articles through a standard mobile phone news app or through social media sites or through the bodleian library site
https://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/ssl/2018/01/29/read-the-economist-online-for-free/
You could subscribe for 12 weeks at a reduced rate of £1 an issue
https://www.magazine.co.uk/magazines/the-economist-magazine
Or claim a free copy
https://www.savethestudent.org/student-deals/books-and-magazines/free-issue-of-the-economist-2.html
You will really get value for money off this one magazine.

Read a newspaper at least once a week
Identify a couple of relevant articles – one close to home and another international. Try following up by keeping a diary where you write your own precis about what you have read.

The National Geographic – Explore the issues in our world that affect business today..
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/