Useful websites for all Year Groups

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

Net-aware

Website produced by NSPCC giving parents and carers guidance on social media, apps and games 

Thinkuknow 

Website produced by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) aimed at enabling children and parents to stay safe online

TimesTablesRockStars

Daily times table practice for all Year groups 

Elevenses with David Walliams

Best-selling author David Walliams is releasing a free audio book every day

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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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