Online Educational Resources

 

BBC Learning
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.

Big History Project
https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Blockly
https://blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Blue Peter Badges
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

British Council
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning

Cbeebies Radio
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Crash Course
https://thecrashcourse.com
You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids
https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards
https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.

DK Find Out
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/…
Activities and quizzes

Duolingo
https://www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Futurelearn
https://www.futurelearn.com
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).

Geography Games
https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!

iDEA Awards
https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org
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.

Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

National Geographic Kids
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Nature Detectives
https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetect…/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

Openlearn
https://www.open.edu/openlearn/
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.

Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Prodigy Maths
https://www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Red Ted Art
https://www.redtedart.com
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

Scratch
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

Seneca
https://www.senecalearning.com
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Ted Ed
https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

The Artful Parent
https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/
Good, free art activities

The Imagination Tree
https://theimaginationtree.com
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

The Kids Should See This
https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

Toy Theater
https://toytheater.com/
Educational online games

Twinkl
https://www.twinkl.co.uk
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.

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