Online Educational Resources


BBC Learning
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

British Council
Resources for English language learning

Cbeebies Radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Crash Course
You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards
Science awards you can complete from home.

DK Find Out…
Activities and quizzes

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

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
Geography gaming!

iDEA Awards
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Khan Academy
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
Free science lessons

National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Nature Detectives…/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

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
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Prodigy Maths
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

Creative computer programming

For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Ted Ed
All sorts of engaging educational videos

The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities

The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos

All kinds of making.

Toy Theater
Educational online games

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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