A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus. Thanks to the group of home educators who compiled this list.
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.
Apply to win a Blue Peter Badge.
Resources for English language learning.
Aimed at Secondary age. Multidisciplinary activities.
Listening activities to break up screen time.
YouTube videos on many subjects
As above for a younger audience
Science awards you can complete from home.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Activities and quizzes.
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).
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
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 science lessons
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
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.
Lots of free resources for primary age school children.
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
Easy arts and crafts for little ones.
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher-level material.
Creative computer programming
All sorts of engaging educational videos
Wide range of cool educational videos.
All kinds of making.
Good, free art activities linked to from this Facebook page.
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.
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