Additional useful links

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

Twinkl

www.twinkl.co.uk/offer
Free log-in for parents, using the code: UKTWINKLHELPS.

White Rose Maths

https://whiterosemaths.com
Short tutorials to support your child in developing and practising a maths skill.

Khan Academy

www.khanacademy.org
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

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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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

FutureLearn

www.futurelearn.com
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).

Blockly

https://blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming.

Ted Ed

https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos.

National Geographic Kids

www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo

www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons.

The Kids Should See This

https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos.

Crash Course Kids

https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience

Tinkercad

https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths

https://www.prodigygame.com
Uses U.S. grades, but good for UK primary age.

Cbeebies Radio

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

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

www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent

www.facebook.com/artfulparent/
Good, free art activities.

Red Ted Art

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

www.dkfindout.com/uk
Activities and quizzes.

Pobble 365

www.pobble365.com
A range of daily images that can prompt writing – both narrative and non-fiction. Also includes reading questions.

Once Upon a Picture

www.onceuponapicture.co.uk
A range of images with inference-style reading questions. Can also be used as a writing stimulus.

Science Link

https://drchips.weebly.com/#