All of these links are aimed at children in Phase 2 – this is children aged from 11 to 15 years old
– Khan Academy
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
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Creative computer programming
– Ted Ed
All sorts of engaging educational videos
– National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
– Mystery Science
Free science lessons
– The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
– Crash Course
You Tube videos on many subjects
– Crash Course Kids
For a younger audience
– Crest Awards
Science awards you can complete from home.
– iDEA Awards
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.
– Prodigy Maths
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
– Cbeebies Radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.
– Nature Detectives
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
– British Council
Resources for English language learning
– Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
– Geography Games
– Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
– The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
– Toy Theater
Educational online games
– DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
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
For anyone doing GCSE, or other English accreditation Bitesize is really useful.
– And here’s the English specific bit for GCSE:
– www.Mymaths.co.uk – login: Beverleys password: hexagon
Teesside transport and journeys – https://teesvalleymuseums.org/theme/teesside-transport-journeys/
Victorian Homes – https://teesvalleymuseums.org/theme/victorian-homes/
Inspired by Nature – https://teesvalleymuseums.org/theme/inspired-by-nature/
Ironstone Miners – https://teesvalleymuseums.org/theme/ironstone-miners/
The Stockton and Darlington Railways – https://teesvalleymuseums.org/theme/the-stockton-darlington-railway/
Beside our Seaside – https://teesvalleymuseums.org/theme/beside-our-seaside/
The Tees Valley in WW1 – https://teesvalleymuseums.org/theme/the-tees-valley-in-world-war-i/
Made in the Tees Valley – https://teesvalleymuseums.org/theme/made-in-the-tees-valley/
Teessiders – https://teesvalleymuseums.org/theme/teessiders/
Exploring the Wider World and beyond –https://teesvalleymuseums.org/theme/exploring-the-wider-world-and-beyond/
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.