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BBC Online Learning Support

The BBC has just launched its online learning platform with a wealth of valuable resources and online lessons for each year group on BBC Iplayer. Celebrities have also signed up to lead lessons!

There will also be a maths and English lesson every day for different age groups and daily education podcasts.

Doctor Who actress Jodie Whittaker will be dropping in on Bitesize Daily lessons, while a host of stars will read books aimed at both primary and secondary age children.

They include singer Mabel, Strictly Come Dancing’s Oti Mabuse, One Direction member Liam Payne and Countryfile presenter Anita Rani.

Celebrities leading lessons or making appearances include:

  • Manchester City footballer Sergio Aguero, who will help youngsters learn to count in Spanish
  • Sir David Attenborough, who will look at geography topics such as oceans and mapping the world
  • Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls, who will deliver a maths class for 11 to 14-year-olds
  • Professor Brian Cox, who will teach science topics such as force, the solar system and gravity
  • EastEnders actor Danny Dyer, who will give a history class for five to seven-year-olds on Henry VIII

Go online and have a look! https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize