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A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus, compiled by home educators.

List of education companies offering free subscriptions due to the school closings!

kidsactivitiesblog.com/135609/list-of-education-companies-offering-free-subscriptions/

More from Home Education UK

www.home-education.org.uk/resources-educational.htm

Khan Academy
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.

Futurelearn
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)


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

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

TedEd
ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

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

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

Crash Course
thecrashcourse.com
You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids
youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience

Tinkercad
www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths
www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Nature Detectives
naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetect…/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

Oxford Owl for Home
www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Blue Peter Badges
www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent
www.facebook.com/artfulparent/
Good, free art activities

DK Find Out
www.dkfindout.com/uk/ Activities and quizzes

Five Minute Mum Five minute activities for 1-5s fiveminutemum.com/

BBC Learning
www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.

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

Openlearn
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.

National Geographic Kids
www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Mystery Science
mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

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

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

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

Cbeebies Radio
www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

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

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

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

Red Ted Art
www.redtedart.com
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

Toy Theater
toytheater.com/
Educational online games

Twinkl
www.twinkl.co.uk
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.

Hand-in-hand parenting Sanity saving ideas for parents with kids off school www.handinhandparenting.org/2020/03/corona-closed-school-sanity-saving/

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