Useful Websites for Learning 2

Activity and Learning websites

Your child’s school may use websites and learning platforms and your child may have been issued with login details to access these. Some examples are: 

 The websites below have creative ideas, educational, games and lots of activity ideas

 Early Years

Audible – Free while schools are closed for kids to listen to stories.

http://stories.audible.com

Imagination Tree- https://theimaginationtree.com/

CBeebies- https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

CBeebies Radio- https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Messy Little Monster - https://www.messylittlemonster.com

Preschool Inspirations - https://preschoolinspirations.com

Teach Preschool- https://teachpreschool.org

Red Ted Art- www.redtedart.com

Music with Nancy- https://youtu.be/egt_2WBjeOM

Primary

The maths factor by Carol Vorderman is free of charge until schools open and is targeted for children aged 4-11 years old.  https://www.themathsfactor.com

Audible – Free while schools are closed for kids to listen to stories.

http://stories.audible.com

Activity Village - https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/

BBC Bitesize- http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/

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

Children’s University of Manchester - https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/

Mystery Science- https://www.mysteryscience.com

Nature Detectives- https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

National Geographic Kids- https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Oxford Owl for Home- https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Scouts- https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/

Scholastic- http://www.scholastic.com

Ted Ed- https://ed.ted.com

The Kids Should See This- https://thekidshouldseethis.com

Vooks- http://www.vooks.com

Secondary and Careers

Audible have released lots of audio books for free, no need to sign up or anything. Just click this link to get started- https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Ed Place - A revision app that covers the curriculum up to GCSE’s with exam style questions and practice papers.

Khan Academy have some free resources during closures- https://www.khanacademy.org

CGP Books- https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk

CPG also have some online resources to go with the CPG revision books for all subjects and year groups at this link- https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/resources/studying-from-home-during-coronavirus  

GCSE Pod-  https://www.gcsepod.com/

Scholastic - https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Top Marks- https://www.topmarks.co.uk

Twinkl- https://www.twinkl.com/offer    Code: UKTWINKLHELPS for 1-month free resources

Secondary Maths

BBC Bitesize- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z38pycw

Corbett Maths- https://corbettmaths.com

Maths Duck- http://www.mathsduck.co.uk/

Maths Made Easy- https://mathsmadeeasy.co.uk/gcse-maths-revision/

Maths is Fun- https://www.mathsisfun.com

White Rose Maths Home Resources go from year 1 to year 8 at the moment but they are adding more year groups- https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Secondary Science

The University of Reading Virtual Experiments- https://www.reading.ac.uk/virtualexperiments/experiments.html

Chemistry Interactive Simulations- http://employees.oneonta.edu/viningwj/sims/

CK-12 Exploration Series- https://interactives.ck12.org/simulations/chemistry.html

GCSEScienceRevsion.com- https://www.gcsesciencerevision.com/equations

English

BBC Bitesize- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zckw2hv

Free Classic books are available at- Researchify.co.uk/audiobooks.html

The Literacy Shed- Literacyshed.com

Languages

BBC Bitesize Modern Foreign Languages- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zhsvr82

Duolingo is an app with bite size online lessons that teaches up to 36 languages including French and English.

Mon Quotidien- https://monquotidien.playbacpresse.fr has French news at secondary level

S-Cool- https://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/french for French revision

Arts/Creativity

Bob Ross painting lessons on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxcnsr1R5Ge_fbTu5ajt8DQ

Google Arts and Culture- https://artsandculture.google.com/

Just Dance videos on YouTube

Yoga with Adriene– this is a yoga YouTube video for teens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kgZnJqzNaU

Career and Y11’s post 16

Here's a list of resources that parents and carers could use with students when looking at career aspirations.

Buzz Personality Profile- https://icould.com/buzz-quiz/

This is an excellent source of Labour Market Information for the Leeds City Region. It includes career overviews and routes in for the major fields of work in the area:

https://futuregoals.co.uk/careerstarters/

And these are some basic but effective activities around career awareness:

https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/quick-starters-activities-for-careers-lessons-6334127