Useful websites for all Year Groups

Please find below some useful learning websites that may support the work we have set for your children and provide additional ideas:

 

Twinkl

There is a range of resources that are currently free to parents and carers covering the whole curriculum

www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

Games for all subjects

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Maths

Please use your password to continue to learn your timetables. www.timetablesrockstars.com

A range of maths lessons including video clips to support how to teach it https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Virtual maths lessons for KS1/2 http://www.iseemaths.com/home-lessons/

Reading

Big Cat Collins are providing free e books. Books are suitable for early readers to year 2 http://connect.collins.co.uk/school/Portal.aspx

Then click on the teacher tab and add the following details:

Username:         parents@harpercollins.co.uk

Password:           Parents20!

Geography

National Geographic Kids have activities and quizzes (particularly relevant for Early Years and KS1)

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

History

Information and quizzes about a range of historical periods

https://www.historyforkids.net/

Science

https://wowscience.co.uk/

Spanish

Good for learning languages

https://www.duolingo.com

 

There is also a huge range of home learning websites for all subjects here:

https://www.teaglo.com/blog/free-home-learning-resources-for-parents-during-school-closures/

 

Please take a look at these useful websites, specially complied by home educators. Click on the website name to be taken straight there.

Storyline Online

A fabulous selection of children's story videos.

Epic

Digital library for children aged 12 and under. 

Oxford Owl 

Expert advice, educational resources and free eBooks to support children's learning at home and school, from Oxford University Press.

BookTrust

Lots of free games, quizzes, activities and stories from the UK's largest reading charity 

Audible

Huge number of stories for both children and adults to listen to. 

Stories and Poems with Michael Rosen 

Lots of great videos from the best-selling author of We're Going on a Bear Hunt and many others!

BorrowBox

A free app to transform how you use your local library 

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.

Futurelearn

Free to access 100s 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

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free

Scratch

Creative computer programming

TedEd

All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger kids

Duolingo

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

YouTube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids

As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home

 iDEA Awards

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online

Paw Print Badges

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional

Tinkercad

All kinds of making

Prodigy Maths

Is in 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!

British Council

Resources for English language learning

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

Twinkl

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