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Educational Resources

FREE online education resources


A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus, compiled by home educators.


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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.


The Reading Realm app 



Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.



Creative computer programming


National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.



Learn languages for free. Web or app.


Mystery Science

Free science lessons


Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home.



All kinds of making.


Cbeebies Radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.


Nature Detectives

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


British Council

Resources for English language learning


Oxford Owl for Home

Lots of free resources for Primary age


Geography Games

Geography gaming!


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.


Toy Theater

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.


Literacy Shed

Animations, story starters and resources to support creative writing


BBC Newsround

Current affairs and news articles that may be of interest to children, presented in an age-appropriate way


Oliver Jeffers

An author reading one of his books and discussing some off the things that went into making it every day.


First News

First News is a weekly newspaper aimed at 7 to 14-year-olds that aims to get kids talking about the news in an easy to understand and non-threatening way.


The Training Space

The Training Space will be live streaming English sessions for children of all ages. Starting on Monday 23rd March at 9.45am with Super Sentence Stacking. Get involved on Facebook or on their YouTube channel.


Resources from Colchester Zoo to support their virtual tours

Virtual World Tour

Virtual classes and e-learning opportunities with celebrities


9.00 am PE with Joe Wicks


9.30 am English - Interviews with authors and poets including shoutouts to young writers and their writing read aloud


10.00 am Maths with Carol Vorderman


11.00 am Stories with David Walliams - a free extract from one of his stories is available to listen to each day


11.30 am Dance with Oti Mabuse - a kids class with the Strictly pro


12.00 pm Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver)


1.00 pm Music with Myleene Klass


1.30 pm Dance with Darcey Bussel


2.00 pm History with Dan Snow (free for 30 days)


3.00 pm Story Time with James Mayhew - children's author reads a daily story



6.00 pm Drawing with Steve Harpster - live drawing event for families

Create Your Own Time Capsule

As much as our current times are challenging for people and we are certainly all managing a great deal of change, there is no doubt that this is an historical event. Why not use the document above to start keeping a family record to look back on in the future. You can also include anything else that you might like to, to help you remember this time, such as photos, letters, drawings, articles from the news or letters you have received. Really make it your own...

ICT - Coding apps for Children

Science Experiments to do at Home

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