Educational Resources

The Coronavirus Pandemic has caused school closures across the country. Shown below is a list of tools and resources that can help those who have bee affected by school closures.

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Khan Academy

If you love mathematics and computing then Khan Academy is for you. The website covers all ages and other subjects are available but at a Secondary level. Whilst the system predominately uses the U.S grading system a lot of the material is commonly used in British schools.

Visit Khan Academy

BBC Learning

A lot of us will remember the BBC Bitesize lessons that were on TV in the early hours. The BBC have expanded their educational resource and this is free to access. No TV License required unless you are accessing the content that is visible via the BBC iPlayer

Visit BBC Learning


Whether you’re a youngster to 14+ there are 100s of course for you to choose from and you only need to pay if you want a certificate in your name. Youngsters will need to have a parent account.

Visit Futurelearn


The Open University offer free taster courses for those who are considering a degree or a course with the Open University. Everyone can access these Adult Educational materials, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of more interest to younger people.

Visit Openlearn


Learn how tow to program your computer for free and for fun.

Visit Blockly


Become a creative computer programmer

Visit Scratch

Ted Ed

Plenty of a engaging educational videos for all ages and abilities

Visit Ted Ed

National Geographic for Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger children.

Visit National Geographic Kids


Lover of languages? You can learn a whole host of them either with the free app or website.

Visit Duolingo

Mystery Science

No babe required enjoy free Science lessons

Visit Mystery Science

The Kids Should See This

Plenty of cool and educational videos

Visit The Kids Should See This

Crash Course

You Tube Videos covering a broad range of subjects

Visit Crash Course

Crash Course Kids

As above but for the youngsters

Visit Crash Course Kids

Crest Awards

The Science award you can complete at home

Visit Crest Awards

iDEA Awards

A digital enterprise award scheme that can be completed at home.

Visit iDEA Awards

Paw Print Badges

Free challenge packs, download, resources and more. The majority of the activities can be completed indoors. There is a small cost for the badges but these are optional.

Visit Paw Print Badges


Get your hands dirty with all kinds of making.

Visit Tinkercad

Prodigy Maths

Gradin is in the US system, however it is a great resource for brushing up on those all important mathematical skills.

Visit Prodigy Maths


Listening activities for those younger learners.

Visit CBEEBIES Radio

Nature Detectives

A garden or access to a park is needed for these exciting bug and outdoor adventures.

Visit Nature Detectives

British Council

Resources for learning the English Language

Visit British Council

Oxford Owl for home

For Primary school kids plenty of resources and educational materials

Visit Oxford Owl for Home

Big History Project

Aimed at those in Secondary education. A whole host of activities.

Visit Big History Project

Geography Games

Gaming for those who love geography

Visit Geography Games

Blue Peter Badges

Do you have what it takes to earn your Blue Peter Badge, join in.

Visit Blue Peter Badge

The Artful Parent

Awesome, free art activities for

Visit The Artful Parent

Red Ted Art

Easy Arts and crafts for little ones.

Visit Red Ted Art

The Imagination Tree

For the youngest and inspirational learners there are lots of arts and craft activities here.

Visit The Imagination tree

Toy Theatre

Online Educational Games

Visit Toy Theatre

DK Find Out

Activities and Quizzes for some downtime

Visit DK Find Out


Plenty of print outs and educational resources, usually free, however the website is offering a free months access to parents in the event schools closure during the pandemic.

Visit Twinkl