Other Resources

We were kindly provided with the links below by one of our parents. It has been supplemented by our departments. There are a huge wealth of resources available online to engage your child, please encourage them to use them and get stuck into something that interests them.

Here’s what various celebrities are offering you and your children for free, daily to help with their education while schools are closed: 👏🏼

 
9.00am – PE with Joe Wicks 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.00pm – Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) 
 
Non-daily events include:

Educational Resources

 

GCSEPod
https://members.gcsepod.com/login
Excellent resource that we have recently acquired that allows students the opportunity to watch videos and then be tested on the content they have just viewed. Suitable for Year 10 & 11.

MathsWatch
https://vle.mathswatch.co.uk/vle/

Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org
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.

BBC Bitesize
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

FutureLearn
https://www.futurelearn.com
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).

Seneca
https://www.senecalearning.com
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

OpenLearn
https://www.open.edu/openlearn/
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.

School of Sign Language
https://www.schoolofsignlanguage.com/learn-online/learn-online-free-only/
Free online videos and guides to teach yourself British sign language

Blockly
https://blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Scratch
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

Ted Ed
https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger children.

Duolingo
https://www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This
https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course
https://thecrashcourse.com
You Tube videos on many subjects

Crest Awards
https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards
https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths
https://www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age and Key Stage 3.

British Council
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age and Year 7

Big History Project
https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi-disciplinary activities.

Geography Games
https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!