Below are a list of resources parents and carers may find useful during the school closure:

BBC Daily Bitesize Lessons

Oak National Academy Lessons

London Grid for Learning


Classroom Secrets

Purple Mash

Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) will be holding 30 minute PE lessons from Monday – Friday at 9am

Daily Phonics lessons for Reception and Year 1:
New lessons are uploaded every day at the following times:
10am – Reception – for children who can confidently blend and read words such as ‘fish’, ‘chat’ and ‘rain’.
10:30am – Year 1 – for children who can confidently blend and read words such as ‘stamp’, ‘chair and ‘green’.
11am – Learning to Blend (for children in both Years who need more practise and support)

123 Homeschool
Free printable worksheets and educational activities, arranged by year or subject


3P Learning
3P Learning provides learning resources for schools and families, with topics such as mathematics, spelling, literacy, and science

Active History
Tools and resources for teaching history including interactive simulations, quizzes, and games. A one-month free trial is available on request due to school closures.

Active Learn (includes Bug Club)

Activity Village
A great resource for craft ideas and templates to develop creativity at home

Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi-disciplinary activities.

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

Cbeebies Radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Children’s University of Manchester
Excellent interactive resource in which your child can browse a number of different science topics which have a quiz at the end of each unit.

Code Org

Crest Awards
Science awards you can complete from home.

DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Firefly Learning
All their online resources freely available for the time being

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).

Geography Games
Geography gaming!

iDEA Awards
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

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.


Mindfulness in Schools Project
Free Paws b or .b lesson on mindfulness

Mindful Schools
For the next few weeks, Mindful Schools will be offering free mindfulness classes for kids! With different mindful activities, mindful movement, read-alouds

Mystery Science
Free science lessons

National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for primary age

Pan Macmillan
Free weekly readings by Julia Donaldson and book-related activities

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

Prodigy Maths
U.S. site but good for UK Primary age.

Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

Free downloadable home learning resource packs:
Early Years Pack:
Key Stage 1 Pack:
Lower Key Stage 2 Pack:
Upper Key Stage 2 Pack:

Creative computer programming

Engaging and challenging maths and literacy games that children can use to enhance their learning at home

Teach Your Monster to Read

Ted Ed
All sorts of engaging educational videos

The Artful Parent
Free art activities

The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

The Kids Should See This
Wide range of fun educational videos

All kinds of making.

Toy Theater
Educational online games

Twig Learning
Free trials of online science, maths and geography resources
Tigtag – Science and Geography for ages 7 to 11
Tigtag Junior – Science for ages 4 to 7

Virtual tours
Virtual tours of some of the world’s best museums