Learn British Sign Language With The Frank Barnes School

DURATION
0
 h 
5
-
12
 mins
this event has no time specified
BEST FOR AGES
2
-
11
+

What to expect

Are you looking for British Sign Language courses online?  Would you like to learn sign language with your children? Learn the joys of basic sign language at this brilliant class with the Frank Barnes School.

Sign language isn't just for D/deaf people and those who are hard of hearing, it's actually a fantastic language for all kids and adults to learn. Learning some basic signs, such as directions, has many possible benefits for your children, and it helps pave the way for a more accessible future for everyone. Learning the language involves a lot of memorising and as a result has been proven to improve a person's long term memory. Plus, it can boost your child's confidence and communication skills.

Become a signing master in these brilliant classes aimed at kids aged between 2-11. By taking part in these online video courses, students young and old will learn how to communicate through sign. Expect soundless online classes where you can learn some common phrases and greetings. You will also find some storytelling sessions for younger kids, where you can also see the picture book as the presenter signs the narrative. Books include Julia Donaldson's Where's my Mom? and David Mckee's Elmer. Enjoy a mini maths course with BSL or why not take the a history lesson and learn all about Florence Nightingale. There is so much information and so many learning opportunities available on the Frank Barnes School Vimeo page!

Whether you are a beginner or have some experience with BSL already, these classes are a fun way to learn sign language as a family. This is a great class to do alongside an online sign language course as well. No matter what level you are, join in and have a great learning experience! This is the ideal way for kids to start learning British Sign Language.

What you'll need

  • You'll just need an open mind to learning.
  • A strong WiFi connection.

What you'll do

  • You can find all the classes on the Frank Barnes School Vimeo page.
  • You and your kids will have fun learning sign language through online signed stories and beginner classes.
  • There are loads of free online British Sign Language lessons for beginners available, including this one for younger children focused on songs and stories.

Timetable

MON:
TUE:
WED:
THU:
FRI:
SAT:
SUN:
Disclaimer

Disclaimer

At Kidadl we pride ourselves on offering families original ideas to make the most of time spent together at home or out and about, wherever you are in the world. We strive to recommend the very best things, that are suggested by our community and are things we would do ourselves - our aim is to be the trusted friend to parents. 

We try our very best, but cannot guarantee perfection. We will always aim to give you accurate information at the date of publication - however, information does change, so it's important you do your own research, double-check and make the decision that is right for your family.  

Kidadl provides inspiration for everything from family days out to online classes, arts, crafts and science experiments. We recognise that not all activities and ideas are appropriate and suitable for all children and families or in all circumstances. Our recommended activities are based on age but these are a guide. We recommend that these ideas are used as inspiration, that ideas are undertaken with appropriate adult supervision, and that each adult uses their own discretion and knowledge of their children to consider the safety and suitability.

Kidadl cannot accept liability for the execution of these ideas, and parental supervision is advised at all times, as safety is paramount. Anyone using the information provided by Kidadl does so at their own risk and we can not accept liability if things go wrong. 

Kidadl is supported by you, the users. When you buy through the links on our site we may earn a commission.

All prices and product availability were correct at the time of publication.

We also link to other websites, but are not responsible for their content.

Watch Now For Free

Hosted by
Frank Barnes School

Frank Barnes School is a small school based in Kings Cross, London for deaf children. It has been rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, and has a reputation as a centre of excellence for deaf education. The school is for students aged 2 – 11 years old.

More

At Home

Classes, Events & Virtual Tours

Discover more inspiration