Primary

Subject Website Description Link
Additional Support Help Kidz Learn- a collection of games and resources designed for a range of educational needs and stages. It includes provision for school closure. https://www.helpkidzlearn.com/
Additional Support English Touring Opera – weekly workshops for children with SEND – email to join http://englishtouringopera.org.uk
Art / Creative Art Activities with Scrapkids (live on Fridays) www.facebook.com/ScrapKins
Art / Creative Art resources focusing on Frida Kahlo www.stonewall.org.uk
Art / Creative Drawing workshop with childrens illustrator Lydia Monk https://www.youtube.com
Art/ Creative Storytime and art artivities with children’s illustrator / writer Chris Haughton https://www.facebook.com
Art/ Creative Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems https://www.kennedy-center.org
Art/ Creative Family Fun Ideas https://www.familydaystriedandtested.com/
Art/ Creative Build your own story city! https://docs.google.com/
Art/ Creative Open-ended Play Activities https://rethinkingchildhood.com
Art/ Creative All Kids Network- Arts and Crafts Activities https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/
Art/ Creative Artsology- Art Games for Kids, Arts Education Resources for Teachers, and much more! https://artsology.com/
Art/ Creative Highlight Kids- Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities  https://www.highlightskids.com/
Art/ Creative Red Tent Art- step by step instructions on art projects including origami, 3D cards, clay pots https://www.youtube.com/user/redtedart
Art/ Creative The Metropolitan Museum of Art- website for kids with videos, exhibitions and an interative map https://www.metmuseum.org
Art/ Creative Maker Futures – things to build and make https://makerfutures.org/programme
Arts/ Creative Childnet Film competition (no equipment needed) https://www.childnet.com/
Arts/ Creative Royal Opera House – fun creative activities based on performing arts https://learning-platform.roh.org.uk/
Citizenship & SMSC Equality and Human Rights Commission- Equal Choices, Equal Chances is a set of free education resources to help deliver careers and equality-related learning in KS2 https://www.equalityhumanrights.com
Citizenship & SMSC Young Citizens- Flexible SMSC resources for primary teachers https://www.gogivers.org/
Cooking #Mission Explore- 159 activities shared from @GeoCollective book twitter.com/DanRavenEllison/
Cooking Countryside Classroom- connection schools with food, farming and the natural environment. https://www.countrysideclassroom.org.uk/
Education Everybody Worries – Jon Burgerman free picturebook for download (Oxford Owl) https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/
English Daily Story Starters Ideas https://twitter.com
English Oliver Jeffers’ stay at home storytime (new videos each day) https://www.oliverjeffers.com
English Penguin Story Time and Classroom Read-Aloud Videos www.penguinrandomhouse.com
English Poem Performances by A F Harrold https://clpe.org.uk/poetryline
English Frank Cottrell-Boyce – Creative Writing Lessons for Key Stage 2. Monday to Friday at 10.00 am https://www.instagram.com
English Jolly Phonics https://www.jollylearning.co.uk/
English Daily writing workshop with childrens author Alex T Smith https://twitter.com
English Booktrust- free online books and videos www.booktrust.org.uk/hometime
English National Poetry Centre for Primary Schools with poems and resources clpe.org.uk/poetryline
English Nosy Crow- free resources such as books and poems to read https://nosycrow.com
English National Literacy Trust -free online zone for parents seeking ideas and guidance for activities that will engage their children at home. http://literacytrust.org.uk
English Seussville- Explore the World of Dr. Seuss including video clips and games https://www.seussville.com/explore/
English Unite For Literacy- Free Books to Read Together https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/
English Julie Dawn Cole (the original Veruca Salt from Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory) is reading one chapter a night from Roald Dahl’s ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ at 6pm on her Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com
English Phonics Play- free resources https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk
English Pobble 365- One picture, one teaching resource every day for teachers. http://www.pobble365.com/
English Audible have free children’s books to listen to including Alice in Wonderland, Winnie the Pooh, Just So Stories, Cirque du Freak , Harry Potter, and various fairy tales. https://stories.audible.com
English Grammaropolis- Fun Grammar Activities https://www.grammaropolis.com/
English Story Time From Space- Listen to astronauts read stories from space https://storytimefromspace.com/library/
English Storybird- Artful Storytelling https://storybird.com/
English Storyline Online- Children’s books read by famous people https://www.storylineonline.net/
English Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for young children to read along with https://ngexplorer.cengage.com
English Oxford Owl- Free ebook library for children aged 3-11 https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk
English David Walliams – Free Audio Story bit.ly/AudioElevenses
English Gav Cross- Stories told and read by Gav Cross https://m.youtube.com/user/gavcross   
English Counting Buttons – One of three video adaptations of poems written by Liverpool children’s poet Terry Caffrey https://vimeo.com
English Author Ross Montgomery’s Twitter Page – recommended from Croydon Libraries https://twitter.com
English Literacy Shed- resource packs for KS1 and KS2 https://www.literacyshedplus.com
English Puffin Story time on YouTube https://www.youtube.com
English Scottish Book Trust – Videos with authors discussing their books https://www.scottishbooktrust.com/
English Virtual author collection (US) https://www.weareteachers.com
English Talk for Writing: free packs to download to stimulate creative writing https://mailchi.mp/talk4writing/
English Cloud Aloud – free audio book each week on this children’s app https://www.cloudaloud.co.uk/ 
English Get Epic (digital library: free access offer for COVID) https://www.getepic.com/ 
English Faber children’s (free activities linked to their books, with sample chapter downloads) https://www.faber.co.uk
English NatGeoKids- English Teaching Resource about Roald Dahl https://www.natgeokids.com/uk
English and Maths Hamilton Learning at Home Packs https://mailchi.mp
Gardening School Gardening- Bringing the sunshine inside. Activities for Primary aged children. https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk
Gardening BBC Gardening with Children. Garden activities and Gardening Facts for Children. http://www.bbc.co.uk
Gardening Gardening topic resources for KS1 and KS2 https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk
Geography Geographical Association Teaching Resources for Primary Children https://www.geography.org.uk
Geography 30 Day Geography Drawing Challenge twitter.com/clarry_s3
Geography Fair Trade Lesson Resources https://schools.fairtrade.org.uk
Geography Mapzone – Geography Skills and Knowledge www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk
Geography National Geographic Learning Resources for KS1- KS2 https://www.nationalgeographic.org
Geography Country Reports- discover over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world https://www.countryreports.org/
Geography Earth shattering Events – free book download and activities (Cicada Books) https://www.dropbox.com
Geography Lock Down Learning – Farmer and TV presenter Jimmy Doherty has a message for kids on lockdown! Other videos on farming and life on a farm also available. https://eatfarmnow.com
Geography Surfers against sewage – Ocean School https://www.sas.org.uk/digital-ocean-school
Geography Earth School from TED ed, with new environmental themed classes each day https://ed.ted.com/earth-school 
Geography NatGeoKids- KS1 and KS2 resources for teacing Geography topics. https://www.natgeokids.com
History BBC History engaging videos that support the History KS2 curriculum https://www.bbc.co.uk
History BBC History KS2: The Story of Britain – Short animated films showing the story of Britain from the Mesolithic Stone Age through to Magna Carta. https://www.bbc.co.uk
History The Great Fire of London- fun online game and information to learn about the historical event. Ideal for KS1. http://www.fireoflondon.org.uk/ 
History Archive of historical photographs and other documents. http://www.whatwasthere.com/
History Nat Geo Kids- Tutankhamn’s Treasures Resource Kit. Fantastic Quizes, information and activities based on the 2020 exhibition in London. https://www.natgeokids.com/uk
History Royal Armouries Learning Hub https://royalarmouries.org/learning
History The Tower of London School and Home Learning Resources https://www.hrp.org.uk/schools
History The British Legion- Teaching Rememberance KS2 Resources https://www.britishlegion.org.uk
History NatGeoKids- History Primary Teaching Resources https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
ICT Code Camp World- Coding support www.codecampworld.com/
ICT Tynker- Coding For Kids https://www.tynker.com/
ICT Kodable- Coding for 4-10 Year Olds  https://www.kodable.com/
ICT Scratch – Learn Coding https://scratch.mit.edu/
ICT Online Safety Primary Packs https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
ICT Code Playground  – youtube videos-learn to code using Scratch in this Super scribbles edition barc.ly/2QxGNqm 
ICT Code a Cake https://www.bt.com/codeacake
Maths White Rose Maths- Free maths lessons for home learning from Early Years to Year 8 https://whiterosemaths.com
Maths White Rose Maths on Facebook – Free Maths Lesson Every Day https://www.facebook.com
Maths Maths home schooling by Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com
Maths Mathsticks – maths resources and games https://mathsticks.com/my/
Maths Beast Academy – online Maths resources https://beastacademy.com/
Maths CoolMath4Kids – Maths Games https://www.coolmath4kids.com/
Maths Math Game Time- Maths Games http://www.mathgametime.com/
Maths Spot on With Numbers www.spotonwithnumbers.co.uk
Maths Free maths resources and support https://eedi.com/blog
Maths Bedtime Math- Fun Maths Activities http://bedtimemath.org/
Maths Kids Numbers- Maths Games http://www.kidsnumbers.com/
Maths Maths Frame- KS2 Maths Games and Worksheets http://www.mathsframe.co.uk
Maths YouCubed- website with Maths classes and activities. They also share tasks and videos to support math learning at home. https://www.youcubed.org
Maths Maths Chase – a free home online learning tool where children can play times tables games, along with many other mathematics skill-based games! http://www.mathschase.com/ 
Maths A range of Maths activities. Some are interactive and some are to be completed offline. Activities are categorised by age range Early Years to KS2. https://nrich.maths.org/
Maths NCETM- short maths interactive video lessons for primary children while they are at home. https://ncetm.us9.list-manage.com/
Maths NCETM- support for parents helping primary children with Maths https://www.ncetm.org.uk/
Modern Foreign Languages Primary Modern Foreign Languages Resources http://www.primaryresources.co.uk
Modern Foreign Languages Rachel Hawkes – Primary Language Learning Website http://www.rachelhawkes.com
Modern Foreign Languages Rosetta Stone- free access to Rosetta Stone for Students for the next three months https://www.rosettastone.com
Music Active Music – free access with the the discount code ‘ GIFT https://clicktime.symantec.com
Music BBC – Ten Pieces and the Nutcracker- Live Lesson for 7-11s , full of dance, movement and characterisation. https://www.bbc.co.uk
Music BBC- Anna Meredith – Connect It. Music made by people using their bodies as instruments. https://www.bbc.co.uk
Music BBC Bring the Noise- Online music activities for age 4-7 https://www.bbc.co.uk
Music BBC- Music / Science KS2: House of Sound. Explore the science of sound, music and musical instruments https://www.bbc.co.uk
Music BBC- Ten Pieces Party Live Session – Music for KS2 https://www.bbc.co.uk
Music Explore pieces of classical music with lesson plans and ideas for Early Years/KS1 https://www.bbc.co.uk
Music Quaver Music- free music resources and a platform for music teachers to deliver digital lessons https://www.quavermusic.com
Music Virtual Musical Instruments -Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com
Music BBC Ten Pieces – opens up the world of classical music to 7-14 year olds. Explore films, lesson plans & instrumental arrangements! https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ten-pieces
Music BBC Teach KS1 Music – Free teacher classroom resources suitable for use in music lessons https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach
Music Inside Music (The Voices Foundation) – 3 resource books aimed at EYFS through to KS2 including songs, games and activities. https://www.voices.org.uk/
Music 40+ Fun (and Easy) Music Crafts & Activities for Kids https://takelessons.com/blog
News Newsround- News Channel for Children https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround
Physical Activity Cosmic Kids Yoga on Facebook- for Yoga, Mindfullness, and relaxation www.facebook.com/cosmickidsyoga/
Physical Activity PE Lessons by Joe Wicks on YouTube www.youtube.com
Physical Activity Physical Activity Ideas https://twitter.com
Physical Activity Physical Education Home Learning Challenges https://education.gov.scot
Physical Activity Super Movers- videos which help children move while they learn. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers
Physical Activity NSPCC  – Live pants dancealong (via Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/pg/nspcc
Physical Activity ActivAll Play: Anomaly UK – active games on YouTube https://www.youtube.com
Physical Activity Spar Lancashire School Games- activity timetable and links to workouts to stay active at home for Year 3- Year 6 https://lancashireschoolgames.co.uk/
Physical Activity Spar Lancashire School Games- activity timetable and links to workouts to stay active at home for Year 1 and Year 2 https://lancashireschoolgames.co.uk/
Physical Activity Joe Wicks Classroom Resources- including workout cards, exercise logs, posters, videos and PowerPoints. https://www.bbcchildreninneed.co.uk
Physical Education Rugby League- a free Education Pack to support teachers to deliver Rugby League in a fun and exciting way https://www.rlwc2021.com/education
Religious Education Save Religious Education – Free resources and support www.facebook.com/groups
Religious Education Religious Education free resources- KS1-KS4 http://www.natre.org.uk
Science Natural history with Chris Packam live – updated daily www.facebook.com
Science Science with Maddie Moate https://www.youtube.com
Science The Everyday Scientist Programme- a new up and coming scheme of work aimed at developing science capital within Primary Education. https://sites.google.com
Science WWF- Educetional activities to enjoy from home https://www.wwf.org.uk
Science CLEAPSS (supporting practical science and technology) http://science.cleapss.org.uk
Science Hamilton Trust – Science resources for Primary www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog
Science STEM- online support and resources for during the current situation https://www.stem.org.uk/updates
Science Follow Steve Backshall on Twitter (from World’s Deadly 60) for videos and updates about nature, wildlife, science and geography. https://twitter.com
Science Science Kids- free games, fun experiments, quizzes, and teaching resources for KS2 and KS3. http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/
Science Switch Zoo- Animal Games and Resources to Learn About Animal Habitats https://www.switchzoo.com/
Science SciShow Kids – YouTube Channel with videos exploring all those curious topics that make us ask “why?” https://www.youtube.com
Science CLEAPPS (Consortium of Local Education Authorities for the Provision of Science Services) have collated a list of fun experiments that can be provided to parents for pupils to do at home. http://primary.cleapss.org.uk
Science Climate Kids by NASA – covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals https://climatekids.nasa.gov/
Science Science Fun at Home- activities for children to have some fun with science at home https://pstt.org.uk/resources
Science Science Podcasts https://medium.com/kidslisten
Science The UK Wild Otter Trust educational materials http://www.ukwildottertrust.org
Science Nature playlist: Green activities (indoor and outdoor) from eco attractions https://www.ecoattractions.com/
Science Explore the deep sea and see the animals that live at different depths of the ocean https://neal.fun/deep-sea/ 
Science Primary Engineer (home activities register for ‘leader’s award’) https://leadersaward.com/ 
Science Reaseheath Zoo- Free Wild Activity Packs and Animal Encounters – bringing the zoo to you! http://www.reaseheath.ac.uk/
Science STEM Learning- lots of easy to run activities suitable for children from 4-11 designed for parents to use at home. https://www.stem.org.uk/resources
Science Robing Hood MAT Learning Projects- projects based around 8 different themes covering aspects of the National Curriculum. They aim to provide a broad and balanced learning experience whilst learning at home. https://www.stem.org.uk/resources
Science NatGeoKids- Science Teaching Resources https://www.natgeokids.com/
Various BBC Live lessons – a Range of Live Lessons and Fun Videos for Primary Children www.bbc.co.uk/teach
Various We Are Teachers- Free Learning Resources and Downloads https://www.weareteachers.com/
Various BBC Bitesize- support for various school topics https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary
Various BBC Teach – Curriculum-mapped video resources for KS1 https://www.bbc.co.uk
Various BBC Teach – Curriculum-mapped video resources for KS2 https://www.bbc.co.uk
Various Teachit Primary resources (free until the end of April) www.teachitprimary.co.uk/
Various Twinkl – Home learning & school closure packs www.twinkl.co.uk/resources
Various Search Engine created by a primary teacher www.researchify.co.uk/
Various Classroom Secrets- free interactive resources and home learning for children from Early Years to Y3 https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/
Various TTS- free curriculum-focused activity book with over 40 home learning activities all planned and all prepared! KS1 and KS2 versions available. https://www.tts-group.co.uk
Various Discovery Education – Resources for Primary Schools https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/
Various E-Learning For Kids- Free and Fun Digital Education for Kids World Wide https://www.e-learningforkids.org/
Various Khan Academy- free educational resources https://www.khanacademy.org/
Various PBS Learning- free learning materials for Children across a variety of subjects- contains information and videos https://www.pbslearningmedia.org
Various Turtle Diary- Educational and Fun Games For Kids https://www.turtlediary.com/
Various Breakout Edu- Education Online Games https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome
Various Gridclub -Educational Online Games https://gridclub.com/
Various Outschool- Learning Resources for ages 3-18 https://outschool.com
Various Smithsonian Institute- Learning Resources and Games for Kids https://www.si.edu/kids
Various Learnincolour- Free Primary education websites for Homeschooling http://learnincolour.com/
Various The Sensory Projects- resources and activities for those with additional educational needs. http://www.thesensoryprojects.co.uk
Various House of Creative Learning: fun challenges and activities for children from the age of four upwards – as well as for the whole family! https://www.ascreativesconnect.com
Various BBC Bitesize: Daily Lessons https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Various Dorling Kindersley- Home Learning for Kids https://www.dk.com/uk/
Various Hamilton- cross-curricular resources and lesson plans that cover a range of subjects across KS1 and K2 https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk
Various Pearson- Free resources and activities to support parents and learners during Coronavirus https://www.pearson.com/
Wellbeing Corona Virus – Information for Children Link here
Wellbeing Dave the Dog is worried about corona virus – story to support children Link here
Wellbeing Coronavirus: wellbeing activity ideas for schools https://www.place2be.org.uk
Wellbeing Primary School’s Wellbeing Booklet with Activities Link here
Wellbeing Cosmic Kids Yoga on Youtube- for Yoga, Mindfullness, and relaxation https://www.youtube.com
Wellbeing Coronavirus a book for children- free book download by author  Axel Scheffler https://m.facebook.com
Wellbeing Gruffalo stayed in the cave’- The creators of the Gruffalo have produced a series of cartoons to encourage people to stay home during the crisis https://www.theguardian.com/books
Wellbeing Learning Adventure Pack – Lost & Found https://coronavirusandschools.org.uk/
Wellbeing Elsa support – information and resoures supporting social and emotional learning (paid for content, but some free downloads) https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/

 

Wellbeing How NOT to go to school’ and ‘How to go BACK to school’ by Mike Forde – stories to support children with learning at home. https://parsleymimblewood.wordpress.com/
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