Microsoft Teams guides and training:

Don’t forget you can download a range of Microsoft Team User Guides, specifically created for City of Portsmouth College staff by clicking here

You can find resources and advice on delivering online learning by clicking here

There are lots of learning resources available to help you deliver your lessons online. The awarding bodies are proving a lot of help but here are some other links that give you a range of useful resources.

Lots of free resources for hair, construction, IT and health & social care by clicking here

This site is good for creating a quick word searches for students to do if you want them to learn key words:

Educational games:

Great site with lots of resources:

Automotive resources:

Advice for delivering apprenticeships:

A range of really useful videos to support online delivery:

Quizzes and games:

Maths and English

Maths and English resources:

A series of short films designed with the English Language GCSE curriculum in mind:

Great online games to develop maths skills:


You may want to use this time to do some CPD. There are some great free online courses on the following sites:

Encouraging your learners to engage with online delivery:

It’s vital that we all look after our mental health and wellbeing. Below are some useful resources and links:

Pearson’s Mindfulness webinar:

Mindfulness video:

Lots of useful resources and advice here:

A guide to dealing with anxiety and worry:

A Wellbeing Action Plan to help you look after your mental health:

Useful Apps

The following apps are for self-care and anxiety:

  • Wysa* is an emotionally intelligent chatbot which employs research-backed, widely used techniques such as CBT, DBT, Yoga and meditation, to support users with stress, anxiety, sleep, loss and a whole range of other mental health and wellness needs.
  • Healthily is a health tracker and symptom checker powered by Artificial Intelligence, which has been developed by doctors and data scientists. It provides instant personalised health information and services, whenever and wherever it’s needed, for free.
  • eQuoo* is an evidence-based Emotional Fitness Game, combining the excitement and joy of gaming and the expertise of mental health professionals to provide a new form of mobile prevention and therapy for young adults 18-28-years old.

(* may involve in-app purchase)

NHS has an app library and there are a number of Apps that are free that link to stress, anxiety, self-harm and other mental health related support here: health&prices=Free

Other support is available through well-known national charities:

Your GP or GP's out of hours service


(18+ confidential listening service open 24/7)

Tel: 116 123



(info line open 9am - 6pm, 7 days a week)

Tel: 0300 123 3393


Text: 86463

CASS Self Injury Helpline for Women

(Freephone, Mon- Thurs evenings, 7-10pm)

Tel: 0808 800 8088

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