School closures continue, I saw this on another group and thought it was pretty handy! It has been put together by the home ed community 💗 feel free to share.
FREE online education resources
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it’s mostly common material.
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.
Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.
Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Creative computer programming
All sorts of engaging educational videos
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Free science lessons
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
You Tube videos on many subjects
Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience
Science awards you can complete from home.
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
All kinds of making.
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
Listening activities for the younger ones.
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
Resources for English language learning
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Educational online games
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.
Read theory is a site full of books and texts and you read a little extract then answer multiple choice questions – it’s again free and children usually love it at school!
Gareth Metcalfe Primary Maths
These live maths lessons are free and he is going to share KS1 resources too!
A collection of FREE books in PDF, Word and Audiobook format
White Rose Maths
Go Noodle has lots of FREE physical activities and loads of mindfulness
Now FREE for parents to use, loads of phonics games for children
Write a couple of sentences in a journal / diary – this is going to be a huge part of history
Learning at Home. FREE downloadable home learning activities split out by Early Years, KS1 and KS2
Looking for help with RE – the Jehovah’s Witnesses have lots of resources for children on our website from songs, videos, craft activities etc.
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