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FREE online education resources
A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus, compiled by home educators.
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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.
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
All sorts of engaging educational videos National Geographic Kids https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Free science lessons
You Tube videos on many subjects
Science awards you can complete from home.
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.
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
Resources for English language learning
Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities linked to from this Facebook page Red Ted Art https://www.redtedart.com Easy arts and crafts for little ones The Imagination Tree https://theimaginationtree.com Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Educational online games
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.