With all the concerns over the coronavirus outbreak and how this might impact schools and your child’s learning, we wanted to offer you some ideas to help you continue their education during any potential school closures.
We also appreciate that keeping children engaged in their learning whilst at home is not going to be easy and so we have gathered perfectly matched content for your child that can be completed both independently or with adult support.
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.
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.
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. One month free subscription password UKTWINKLHELPS
PE – Active Learning
Healthy Futures – daily workouts and challenges, including food and activity logbooks to record progress. Visit website to subscribe for free resources
iMoves – online access to a range of activities videos which can be delivered at home and in small spaces. Visit website to subscribe for free resources
Youth Sports Trust – free home learning resources
real play (Create Development) – free access to families for real play activities. Schools must express their interest by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
BBC Supermovers – a range of online active learning videos themed around various curriculum areas.
GoNoodle! – An assortment of activity videos linking to the curriculum along with movement, mindfulness and yoga
Change4Life Disney 10 Minute Shake Ups – activity videos linking physical activity to a range of classic and current Disney films.
PE Primary – 60+ EYFS Physical Development activities. Email email@example.com to request a free copy.
Get Set – Tokyo Ten Activities – 10 minute activities using simple equipment to get active in the house
Sport England – General advice and ideas to keep active at home.
Joe Wicks – The Body Coach – Kids workouts to do at home
Cosmic Kids Yoga – yoga videos ranging from 5 to 30 minutes available via YouTube
Just Dance Videos – free online dance videos to current and classic songs which can be completed in a small space.
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
Top Marks Interactive Games
Prodigy maths Interactive Games
Learn your times tables like a Rockstar
Beat the clock
White Rose Maths
Maths lessons and resources.
Read and Write Numbers to 20
Literacy – including Phonics
Teach your monster to read
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Creative computer programming
All sorts of engaging educational videos
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
You Tube videos on many subjects
Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience
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.
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
All kinds of making.
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box – a Blue Peter badge allows children free access into many tourist attractions – they also last up to their 16th birthday! Money saving whilst entertaining.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
Listening activities for the younger ones.
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
A wide range of free stories.
Learn the continents song
Educational online games
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
Newsround – Strange, Stranger, Strangest
Strange and unusual news stories from around the world.