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FREE online education resources

A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus:


Khan Academy:
https://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:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
So much available, from language learning to BBC
Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

Futurelearn:
https://www.futurelearn.com
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).

Seneca:
https://www.senecalearning.com
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Openlearn:
https://www.open.edu/openlearn/
Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but
some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.

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

Duolingo:
https://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:
https://thecrashcourse.com

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

Crest Awards:
https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards:
https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges:
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are
optional.

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

Prodigy Maths:
https://www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Cbeebies Radio:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives:
https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetect…/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

British Council:
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning.

Oxford Owl for Home:
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age.

Big History Project:
https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities!

Geography Games:
https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!

The Artful Parent:
https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/
Good, free art activities.

Red Ted Art:
https://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:
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/…
Activities and quizzes