Educational Website Links


Useful resources available around the web

The government has recently released a list of online resources that may be useful for your child.

The link to these resources can be found here


There are many companies and organisations offering free access to resources for pupils in the event of school closures:

BBC: From 20 April, you’ll be able to access regular daily lessons in English and Maths, as well as other core subjects, in an expanded version of the Bitesize website and also on special programmes broadcast on BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button.

Chatterpack: Online resources for anyone isolated at home

TTS: Learning at Home Packs

Driver Youth Trust: At Home Activities

Twinkl: School Closure Learning Packs

Twinkl: Home Learning Hub - lots of new activities for all ages every day

SEN Resources Blog: Ways to learn through play at home (YouTube videos)

Ian Bean: SEN ICT Resources

Crick Software: Free access to schools to Clicker Software

Scouts: The great indoors

Top Marks: Educational resources by subject and age group

Scholastic: Home learning resource packs

Classroom Secrets: Home learning packs

National Council for Special Education in Ireland: Online resources for children with SEN

2SimpleSoftware: Free access to both Purple Mash and Serial Mash

Pobble: Simple and fun non-screen activities that children can do at home

Everyone A Learner: Free online resources

One Education: Document listing a range of resources for home learning

BBC Bitesize: Will be bringing you daily content that supports you as schools close

Best Educational TV Shows on Netflix:

Ideas from Gill Deakin -  A back-garden scavenger hunt




Reading & Literacy

Oxford University Press: Oxford Owl for Parents  

Literacy Trust: Family Zone

Audible Books: Free access to hundreds of children’s audio books

David Walliams  books: Elevenses with The World of David Walliams

Literacy Shed: Free literacy resources

Stay at Home Story Time: Oliver Jeffers will be reading a book every weekday Pie Corbett is reading stories every day as well as other activities

Books Beyond Words: have published  a free downloadable book about the virus  and a video version 

Phonics Play: Free access, use the site without having to subscribe

Vooks: One month free access to storybooks

Epic!: Huge digital library for children under 12

Rhyming Stories - Rhyming Multi sensory stories

Barefoot Books - Books and Children's Activities

Tracing Letters -  Draw letters with chalk on the pavement so that children can fill the spaces with pebbles or erase them carefully with a fizzy mixture.

Birmingham Library Storytime



Maths Chase: On-line Maths games

Third Space Learning: Free home learning resources and Maths Packs for Primary Maths (KS1 & KS2)

Sumdog: Providing free personalised Maths and spelling practice. Can sign up for free full access to Sumdog


PE & Sensory

The Body Coach: PE lesson every morning at 9.00 am

The Sensory Project: Covid-19 educational resources   


Nature/Outdoor Learning

Wildlife Trust:  Looking after yourself and nature 

Woodland Trust: Nature Activities  



Bringing People and Art Together: Childrens Art Week