In the event of a school closure, here is a list of FREE online education resources:
Coronavirus (COVID 19): list of online education resources for home education
These websites have been identified by some of the country’s leading educational experts and offer a wide range of support and resources for pupils of all ages.
Home Activity Packs
Each fortnight, Think U Know will be releasing new home activity packs with 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will be spending more time online at home.
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages (this site 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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Creative computer programming.
All sorts of engaging educational videos
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger children.
Learn languages for free (cane be used through web or app).
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of engaging educational videos
Crash Course Kids
Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding.
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age – focusses on reasoning skills.
Listening activities for the younger children.
A lot of these activities can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
Resources for English language learning.
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary aged children.
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.
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes on a range of different topics.
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.