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With education institutions closed across the UK, we wanted to let you know that LifeSkills is here to help, starting with our dedicated support hubs for educators, parents and young people.

  1. If you are looking for activities for young people to complete at home, our student hub has many interactive tools, films and activities to encourage independent study.
  2. Our parent support hub is also full of information; by reading our parent blogs and a new advice page specific to current circumstances, they too will be able to support their children with LifeSkills resources.
  3. Access a range of lesson plans, toolkits and quick-fire activities activities for use with children who still need to attend school, as well as resources suitable for virtual delivery, through our educator hub.
We’ve included a selection of content below that could be useful, whether you are busy planning or still going into work throughout the Easter holidays. To explore over 100 hours of free resources log in here.
Student wellbeing might need greater attention in the upcoming months. Work through the ice breaker activities together in a virtual learning environment; set the case studies as independent reading; or use the whole toolkit with students still in school and college to ensure wellbeing remains a priority for young people.
Help students to manage wellbeing with activities from our adaptable toolkit

Get students practising budgeting skills

With part-time jobs currently limited, students may need to work hard at budgeting. Students can explore this skill with our interactive tool.

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8 ways to stay safe online

With cybercriminals likely to profit in the current climate1, help young people to protect themselves online with this video series about different types of common fraud.

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Engaging tools for independent learning

Looking for remote learning resources? Direct students to this interactive tool to boost their creativity and problem-solving skills for the future.

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Financial capability for vulnerable students

Use these eight adapted modules with students who have experienced care to help them navigate their finances at this difficult time.

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Get in touch today. Our educator calls will be available throughout school closures. If you’d like to find out more about how LifeSkills can support you and your students throughout this period, please email us with a time that would suit you for a call.

1 Cyber experts to step in as criminals seek to exploit Coronavirus fears, NCSC (2020)

Barclays Bank UK PLC. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register No. 759676). Registered in England. Registered no. 9740322 Registered Office: 1Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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