FREE online education resources
A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus, compiled by home educators.
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.
Free science lessons
Science awards you can complete from home.
All kinds of making.
Listening activities for the younger ones.
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
Resources for English language learning
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
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.
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.
Animations, story starters and resources to support creative writing
Current affairs and news articles that may be of interest to children, presented in an age-appropriate way
An author reading one of his books and discussing some off the things that went into making it every day.
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.
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