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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

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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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

 

The Reading Realm app

https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/2020/03/15/free-reading-realm-home-learning-pack-fairy-tales 

 

Blockly

https://blockly.games

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

 

Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

Creative computer programming

 

National Geographic Kids

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

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

 

Duolingo

https://www.duolingo.com

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

 

Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com

Free science lessons

 

Crest Awards

https://www.crestawards.org

Science awards you can complete from home.

 

Tinkercad

https://www.tinkercad.com

All kinds of making.

 

Cbeebies Radio

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.

 

Nature Detectives

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

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

 

British Council

https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find

Resources for English language learning

 

Oxford Owl for Home

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Lots of free resources for Primary age

 

Geography Games

https://world-geography-games.com/world.html

Geography gaming!

 

Blue Peter Badges

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

 

The Artful Parent

https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/

Good, free art activities

 

Red Ted Art

https://www.redtedart.com

Easy arts and crafts for little ones

 

The Imagination Tree

https://theimaginationtree.com

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

 

Toy Theater

https://toytheater.com/

Educational online games

 

DK Find Out

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac

Activities and quizzes

 

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.

 

https://www.outdoorlearningmadeeasy.co.uk/outdoor-learning-made-easy-news/free-parent-member-resources-to-help-ease-stress-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

 

Literacy Shed

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

Animations, story starters and resources to support creative writing

 

BBC Newsround

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

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

 

Oliver Jeffers

https://www.oliverjeffers.com/books#/abookaday/

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

 

First News

https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/free-downloadable-issue/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=downloadable-issue

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

www.YouTube.com/c/thetrainingspace

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

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

 

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

https://radioblogging.net/

 

10.00 am Maths with Carol Vorderman

www.themathsfactor.com

 

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

www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape

 

12.00 pm Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver)

www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking/

 

1.00 pm Music with Myleene Klass

www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ

 

1.30 pm Dance with Darcey Bussel

https://twitter.com/diversedancemix/status/1241098264373592065

 

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

https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package

 

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

https://twitter.com/mrjamesmayhew

#StoryTime4HomeTime

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8-Pq0_yaKs

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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