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Online Learning Links

Although we will be setting work daily for children to complete, there are some great websites out there for children to access which are fun and safe.

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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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

 

ICT games

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html

Range of English and maths games to play.

 

Top Marks

www.topmarks.co.uk

Range of English and maths games to play.

 

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.

 

Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com

Free science lessons

 

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!

 

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.

 

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.