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Educational Websites

For those of you looking for a little some additional home learning activities for your child, the following list of educational websites that are free to access:

Virtual Museum Tours

As museums and other places of interest are closed for the time being, we have found that many are now offering free online tours and exhibitions. We would encourage you to (virtually) visit as many of these as possible.

Click here for a list of the museums from all around the world that are currently offering this service. We really think this is a great opportunity to see some amazing exhibitions that you might not otherwise get the chance to enjoy with your children.

Khan Academy

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages. Note this does use the U.S. grade system, but it’s mostly common material.

BBC Learning

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there is still so much available. From language learning to BBC Bitesize Revision. No TV licence is required, except for the content on iPlayer.

Futurelearn

Free to access online courses. Younger children might need to use a parent account.

Blockly

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free!

Scratch

Some more creative computer programming!

Ted Ed

All sorts of engaging educational videos.

National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger children.

Duolingo

Learn new language for free! (Web or App)

Mystery Science

Fun & free science lessons!

The Kids Should See This

On here you will find a wide range of fun and engaging educational videos.

Crash Course Kids

YouTube videos on many subjects.

Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home!

Paw Print Badges

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost, but are optional!

Tinkercad

All kinds of fun and interesting making and craft ideas.

Prodigy Maths

As before, lots of this is in the U.S. grade system, but suitable to the UK primary range.

Cbeebbies Radio

Listening activities for the younger ones!

Nature Detectives

A lot of these activities can be done in the garden (or even a remote forest location/habitat).

British Council

Resources for English language learning.

Oxford Owl for Home

Lots of free resources for primary age.

Geography Games

Geography gaming. Lots of fun to be had in here.

Blue Peter Badges

Advice on how you might get your hands on your very own ‘Blue Peter Badge’!

The Artful Parent

Good, free art activities.

Red Ted Alert

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. They are offering a month of free access to parents. Here you will find an abundance of resources across the entire primary curriculum.