In addition to completing daily school work on Teams here is a list of extra activities and resources from each department to work through.

Please enjoy the extra resources and tasks. They are for your independent enjoyment or to continue to exercise your brains, should you wish to do so; they should be submitted to teachers for assessment.

COVID-19 Time Capsule

A free, downloadable, COVID-19 time capsule activity for all ages

Download Workbook

Parent Resource Pack

A collection of activities you can try from home

Download Pack

PiXL Activities

KS3 activities you can do from home - aim to reach 100 points a day!

Download Workbook

Science Support

Year Group
Web Address
Year 10 and 11
Really useful site for the GCSE Double Award Science. It will also support Single Award Applied Science.
The Open University offers basic courses in maths and science skills. The courses are: Basic Science: Understanding experiments Basic Science: Understanding numbers These courses are suitable for year 11-13 and provide a good basis for further study.
All years
This gives an interactive factual account of different topics from KS3 to A level. If you are using this for GCSE or A level make sure you choose the WJEC option
All years Especially KS4
Username: student@ysgolbryn34580
Password: n2gkfoshr
Simulated interactive practicals were they can change variables and observe and record outcomes. Useful for KS3 KS4 and KS5 includes WJEC required practicals for KS4 and KS5 Pupils log in using the access code given under the URL.
Anyone interested in delving further into a variety of topics.
All years
Interesting activities, information and resources
Year 10 and 11
A series of interactive simulations relevant to GCSE Sciences.
All Years
Select KS3, 4 or 5 and the subject area from the pull-down menu, there are lots of useful resource pages, many of them interactive
Year 10
This site gives lessons and has interactive quizzes relevant to GCSE
Years 7-9
Daily lessons on a variety of subjects including Science

Science with Maddie Moate on YouTube - Weekdays at 11.00am discussing all things science and nature.

ALN Activities

ALN resources and activities pack


Duolingo - take on the daily challenges in a language you're studying or in a new one!

Physical Education

PE with Joe Wicks on YouTube - Week days at 9.00am – you can do the workouts at anytime.

GCSE PE BBC Bitesize PE (WJEC) – tasks and resources to help with GCSE PE

Performing Arts

Dance with Oti Mabuse on Facebook - Everyday at 11.30am - you can view the class at any time and join in with perfecting your moves!

Music with Myleene Klass on YouTube - Twice a week at 10.00am - but you can view at any time.


MathsWatch - All pupils have their own login and password. Their password is their school login with@brynelian on the end. Staff are putting assignments on for pupils to guide their learning.

Maths with Carol Vorderman - Free access to Carol's maths website.

The Maths Factor and Sumdog – further Maths support.


Easy to use daily lessons for all subjects. There are some exciting additions including Sir David Attenborough delivering Geography lessons, Professor Brian Cox delivering Science lessons and you can even learn Spanish with Sergio Aguero!


Challenges to support development in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

James Dyson Foundation

A set of fun challenges for children to have a go at:

Cardiff University – become a designer!

Shape My Street Competition - Cardiff University.

Take on the challenge of designing your own home. Your work could feature in a book produced by Cardiff University.


JK Rowling has created a Harry Potter At Home hub where you'll find all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied - including special contributions from Bloomsbury and Scholastic, nifty magical craft videos (teach your friends how to draw a Niffler!), fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world. We're casting a Banishing Charm on boredom!

Storytime with David Walliams - Free story everyday at 11.00am on his website.


If you love drawing, or even if you don't but would love to be able to, the following YouTube Challenge has guides on how to draw the perfect Disney Characters.

The Study Tube Project

Interesting videos and ideas, just to make your brain work or tick over. Only suitable for KS4 and KS5.


Learners are able to access subject specific support here.


Twinkl – Twinkl contains lots of ideas for at home learning. They are providing readymade packs of work during the Covid19 crisis.

Oak National Academy - On online classroom resource created by teachers. Mostly primary, but may have some useful projects and supporting materials.

Widlife with Steve Backshall on Facebook - Everyday at 9.30am - answering all your wildlife, biology, conservation, geography and exploration questions.