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 Resources for Learning Beyond the Classroom

This page has details of websites and resources which you can use to help your child learn at home - extending their learning beyond the classroom.

New resource not previously listed:

https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/.

Access free reading and writing resources, audiobooks, videos, competitions and reading challenges. Every resource is available for free, although to access some you may need to create a free account.

Split up by age group below, you will find ideas and guidance for simple activities that will engage your children at home, while also benefiting their reading, writing and language development.

Site name

Link

Content overview

BBC Learning

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursese arch/

UK curriculum content

BBC Bitesize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

UK curriculum content

Nature Detectives

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.

org.uk/NATUREDETECTIVES

Activities that can be done in garden as a family

Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com/schoolclosure-planning

Home science ideas

Operation Ouch

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ JDFI9j8UeNoqra37p5OkA

Engaging science and medical (STEM) videos for all ages – filter by topic

Crash course

https://www.youtube.com/user/crashco urse

Educational videos – filter by age

Geography Games

https://world-geography-games.com/

Duolingo

https://www.duolingo.com/

Learn a language for free

Blockly

https://blockly.games/

Educational games that teach programming

Future Learn

https://www.futurelearn.com/

Free site – different courses

Oxford Owl

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/FORHOME

Free eBooks following colour banded scheme

Big History Project

https://www.bighistoryproject.com/HOM

E

History tasks

Khan Academy

WWW.KHANACADEMY.ORG

All subjects = Secondary (KS3 +) Maths and computing = all ages

Seneca

https://www.senecalearning.com/

Excellent to set tasks for GCSE and A Level

TED Ed

HTTPS://ED.TED.COM

A multitude of different educational videos – something for everyone

Twinkl

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/

Limited time free offer for various resources. Split into Primary and Secondary

Open learn

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

Free taster courses

MUSEUM WEBSITES

Science Museum

https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/gam es-and-apps

Free games and activities

NASA Langley

https://oh.larc.nasa.gov/oh/

Free online tour

Natural History Museum

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/schools/teaching -resources.html

Free tours and activities

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtualtour

Free tours and activities

London Zoo

https://www.zsl.org/zsl-london-zoo/zsllondon-zoo-online-resources

Free tours and activities

British Museum

https://www.britishmuseum.org/learn/sc hools

Free tours and activities

Museum of London

https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/fa milies/fun-home

Online games and some activities to do at home

Guggenheim

https://www.guggenheim.org/collectiononline

A chance to view some of the collection online

National Gallery of Art

https://www.nga.gov/

A chance to view some of the collection online

Google Art Project

https://artsandculture.google.com/

Some wonderful pieces from multiple locations across the world

YouTube Channels

- Crash Course Kids

- Science Channel

- SciShow Kids

- National Geographic Kids

- Free School

- Geography Focus

- TheBrainScoop

- SciShow

- Kids Learning Tube

- Geeek Gurl Diaries

- Mike Likes Science

- Science Max

- SoulPancake

Virtual Travel

Pretend to travel the world. Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums.

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

More Resources for Supporting Learning @ Home

Click here to view

https://allinonehomeschool.com/

List of thinking games by grade: https://allinonehomeschool.com/thinking/

https://www.starfall.com/h/

https://www.abcya.com/

https://www.funbrain.com/

https://www.splashlearn.com/

https://www.storylineonline.net/

https://pbskids.org/

https://www.highlightskids.com/

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

https://www.coolmath4kids.com/

http://www.mathgametime.com/

https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

http://www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/

https://www.switchzoo.com/

https://www.seussville.com/

https://www.turtlediary.com/

https://www.e-learningforkids.org/

Work in Progress:

Subject specific guidance designed to point you towards resources you might find useful when helping your child continue her learning.

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