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Free educational websites for children and young people

Please find below a list of free online resources that you may find useful following the closure of schools.

It is important to note that these resources do not replace work sent home by your child’s school.

Primary phase (EYFS to year 6)

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

The Maths Factor created by Carol Vorderman – https://www.themathsfactor.com/

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/

Montessori at home – http://www.sapientiamontessori.com/montessori/montessori-at-home

Letters and sounds – Phonics resource that aims to build children’s speaking and listening skills and helps to prepare them for learning to read by developing their phonic knowledge and skills.

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/

Cbeebies  Alphablocks – Watch as the letters of the alphabet tell stories and make words using phonics. Play the learning game, watch clips and print colouring pages.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

Cbeebies Numberblocks – Sing along and learn all about numbers with the Numberblocks!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks

Oxford Owl – Free resources for learning English, maths and reading across all year groups. www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

The open university has made courses free so we can learn a new skill while we’re all isolated – https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue

Twinkl – Subscription service used by school that is offering a free premium service for parents and children to use whilst schools are closed.  For free resources please enter the code – UKTWINKLHELPS

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/blog/how-to-utilise-twinkl-during-the-coronavirus-shutdown-a-guide-for-schools

NRich Mathematics – Interactive resources, and problems to solve for early years, primary and secondary aged children

https://nrich.maths.org/

 

The Literacy Shed– Mysterious, interesting and thought provoking videos and photos to prompt discussion and ideas for writing stories, role play, and inspiring enthusiasm for literacy.

https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html

Nat Geo for Kids – Learn all about geography and animals

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Highlights Kids – Games, quizzes, recipes

https://www.highlightskids.com/

 

Teach your Monster to Read – Ground breaking game that makes learning to read fun

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

Seneca Learning – For those revising at GCSE or A Level.  Lots of free revision content.

https://www.futurelearn.com/

Top Marks – gives children the opportunity to learn online through safe, fun and engaging games and activities

https://www.topmarks.co.uk

 

www.KhanAcademy.org

Primary and Secondary

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach

 

Primary, secondary and Post 16+

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

General education resources

https://www.home-education.org.uk/resources-educational.htm

Guidance on home schooling/ teaching approaches and resources

https://www.theschoolrun.com/home-education-step-by-step

 

Physical education

PE with Joe – Joe Wick HIIT workout – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

Kids Yoga and mindfulness – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JI01thiHYI

Frozen Yoga – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlg052EKMtk

30 Minute Teens Yoga Class with Yoga Ed Ages 13-18 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ekep9GqvaM

Reading

Audible do a 30day free trial on their online books – https://www.audible.co.uk/