• External links to online learning resources

    BBC Learning

    Online learning, support and advice from the BBC. Includes information on current BBC campaigns and links to free resources to use with your learners

    Teach From Home

    A temporary hub of information and tools to help teachers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

    Enhance Digital Learning Platforms

    Digital Learning Modules

    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


    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)


    For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material


    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


    Learn computer programming skills - fun and free


    Creative computer programming

    Ted Ed

    All sorts of engaging educational videos

    National Geographic Kids

    Activities and quizzes for younger kids


    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

    You Tube 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


    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

    Big History Project

    Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities

    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


    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.


    Free 90 day access to some of its digital learning resources


    Bank of free offline resources related to distance learning and working independently

    Young Enterprise 

    They have made toolkits available. Each toolkit contains a range of resources and activities for children and young people added 4-19.

    Amazing Apprenticeship

    This booklet contains a range of ideas to support you as individuals, your apprentices and the colleagues that you work with.

    Microsoft Education Community

    Learn and explore with training and resources, and earn badges and certificates on a personalized hub created for educators.

    Google for Education

    Dedicated educators are lifelong learners. With that in mind, we've designed free, online training for the classroom that helps educators do what they do best, even better.

    Teaching Online Masterclass

    TOM is a free online professional development resource for teachers making the leap into remote teaching and learning. Invaluable resources and a real focus on the pedagogy of teaching online.


    Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences Early Trauma Online Learning


    The world’s largest selection of courses. Choose from over 100,000 online video courses with new additions published every month

    (note: Some of these are "paid for" courses, they do have a "free" section)