This has been an most peculiar year from every aspect of life in this country and globally. The word unprecedented is probably the most used in every language on earth currently, swiftly followed by pandemic. The crisis caused by the virus has hit every walk of life, and in our country the closing of schools, halting of major examinations, university degrees etc. will have a most serious knock effect in years to come. For many parents, they have had to find their own resources to help their children not to lose out on weeks and weeks of critical exam preparation. Also, they are used to the stability of their children attending school, be it in the state sector or private. The routine of lessons is vital for any child, whatever age and the disruption has had quite a debilitaitng effect. The best way around this dilemma is to log on to a good quality home learning platform. Some schools have input here but for those seeking their own route, there are many very excellent suppliers who offer a very wide range of learning to suit the various key stages.