School closures are here for the foreseeable, and we are putting together a list of online educational resources with loads of input from the Homeschooling Community.
Especially good for maths & computing for all ages plus other subjects at secondary level. Please note: this uses the U.S. grade system, but it is mostly common material.
Over the coming days and weeks the site will be changing to bring daily content that supports parents & kids as schools close across the UK, to help with education and well-being.
Learn computer programming skills – Fun & Free
With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is provided free of charge.
All sorts of engaging educational videos
Activities plus quizzes for younger kids.
Learn a language for free. Forever. Web or app.
A starter set is available for free with no log-in or sign-up required due to school closures.
Wide range of great educational videos.
YouTube videos on many subjects
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Please note: Badges cost, but are optional.
A free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It’s used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything!
U.S. grades but good for UK Primary age
Listening activities for younger kids.
To help with self-isolation, the Woodland Trust have pulled together some simple, nature-based activities you can enjoy together at home or in your garden.
Packed with expert advice, tips and activities to help parents support their child’s education. Help your child with reading, phonics and maths.
Good art activities.
Stuck indoors guide to art.
Planning, play and learning ideas for self-isolation.
Educational online games
Activities & quizzes
If you have any more to add…please let us know.
Stay safe. Stay strong. Stay active.
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