Free Online Education Resources
A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to COVID-19.
Primary/Early Years Children
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.
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Free science lessons
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
Listening activities for the younger ones.
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.
All sorts of engaging educational videos
You Tube videos on many subjects
Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
Children with SEN
https://www.senteacher.org/ - lots of worksheets and activities for teachers in school and parents at home
Chatterpack.net - free resources and activities designed for children with ADHD
https://carolgraysocialstories.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Pandemics-and-the-Coronavirus.pdf - a social story about Coronavirus for children and young people with ASD by Carol Gray
https://inclusiveteach.com/free-printable-sen-teaching-resources/ - lots of different activities and resources across a number of topics
https://www.bbcchildreninneed.co.uk/schools/send-resources/ - a range of inclusive BBC Children in Need resources especially designed for pupils with special educational needs.
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).
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.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Resources for English language learning
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Educational online games
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes