Additional useful links

During a period of home study, the following links may be useful to you.

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White Rose Maths
Short tutorials to support your child in developing and practising a maths skill.

Khan Academy
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it’s mostly common material.

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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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

Free to access. Hundreds of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Creative computer programming.

Ted Ed
All sorts of engaging educational videos.

National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science
Free science lessons.

The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos.

Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience

All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths
Uses U.S. grades, but good for UK primary age.

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!

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.

Pobble 365
A range of daily images that can prompt writing – both narrative and non-fiction. Also includes reading questions.

Once Upon a Picture
A range of images with inference-style reading questions. Can also be used as a writing stimulus.

Science Link