Phase 3 – useful links

All of these links are aimed at children in Phase 3 – this is children aged from 15 to 19 years old

J.K. Rowling has launched a ‘Harry Potter at home’ webpage which has different activities/ puzzles/ games/ reading passages etc – https://www.wizardingworld.com/collections/harry-potter-at-home

 – 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 Learning

http://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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.

 – 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.

 – 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

 – 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.

 – Nature Detectives

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

 – British Council

https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find

Resources for English language learning

 – 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!

 – Blue Peter Badges

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

 – The Artful Parent

https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/

Good, free art activities

 – Toy Theater

https://toytheater.com/

Educational online games

 – DK Find Out

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac

Activities and quizzes

 – Twinkl

https://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.

 – BBC Bitesize

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

For anyone doing GCSE, or other English accreditation  Bitesize is really useful.

 – GCSE Bitesize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zr9d7ty

 – www.Mymaths.co.uk – login: Beverleys  password: hexagon

 – http://www.active-maths.co.uk/

Useful Careers and Employability skills information resources. Please see below:

• Success at Schools resources – To ensure young people have access to the best advice here
is a link to electronic versions of all Subject Careers related Guides for parents/ carers and
students to access from home. Please click here to access this link

• National Careers Week website – there is a range of resources, advice and guidance on
careers and work related learning resources will be uploaded here.

• ICould is an informative website with real life video clips and information about a range of
career opportunities at I could.com here. Some students have already taken
the ‘Buzz quiz’ to find out more about themselves and their strengths. Perhaps this may be
something you could do as a family just click here.