Online Educational Resources
P = Suitable for primary S = Suitable for secondary
Don’t worry! We are not expecting you to teach lessons but thought you may find these activities useful in offering a bit of structure. Baking a cake, doing some decorating, washing the dog, drawing, watching a documentary, gardening, playing games together or even having some down time all have value too!
BBC Bitesize bbc.co.uk/bitesize
New content being added daily from April. PS.
David Walliams Audio Books worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses
A new book released every day. Takes you through to SoundCloud. PS.
Oxford Owl home.oxfordowl.co.uk/books/free-ebooks
Free e-books for young ones. P.
Abdo Books abdobooks.com
American website but a huge selection of e-books. PS.
Hegarty Maths hegartymaths.com
BLS is subscribed to this. To sign up, you just need the school name, child’s name and child’s date of birth. Mostly S but some questions suitable for upper P.
The Maths Factor themathsfactor.com
Created by Carol Vorderman. Free for all at the moment. P and lower S.
Hit the Button topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
Quick number bonds, doubles, halves, square numbers and times table practice. PS.
Times Tables timestables.co.uk
Pick a times table and follow the 5 step plan on the page. PS.
Set up a parent account. Maths skills in a fun format. P and lower S.
Science Kids sciencekids.co.nz/experiments.html
Heaps of experiment ideas to try out. Adult supervision required. PS.
PE with Joe youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1
No equipment needed. Limited space required. Daily 30 minute routines. Live stream at 9am or catch up later. PS.
Cosmic Kids Yoga youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga Lower P.
Yoga with Adriene youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene
You may want a towel and cushion. S.
A variety of interesting videos on a range of life topics. Upper S.
Suitable for all abilities including beginners. Available on desktop or you can download the app. PS.
Puzzle Fun for Kids lovattspuzzles.com/kids/childrens-online-puzzles
Crosswords, wordsearches and su dokus. Upper P and S.
Edinburgh Zoo edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams
Watch the penguins, koalas, pandas and tigers live on camera. PS.
Lots of resource packs arranged by age. PS.
Hamilton Trust hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs
Step-by-step lessons for Y1-6. P.
Activity Village activityvillage.co.uk/school-closures
Plenty of Spring themed worksheets. P and lower S.
Snappy Maths snappymaths.com
Good variety of worksheets. P and lower S.
BBC Skillswise bbc.co.uk/teach/skillswise
English and Maths skills. Videos and worksheets. S.