Home Schooling While Working During Covid-19
Have you found yourself having to homeschool while working from home? We’ve compiled a list of helpful digital tools to assist:
Usually a paid-for services, Twinkl have offered their learning hub to the public fee-free for a month. It features printable worksheets on every curriculum topic for a variety of ages. See how to access your free month here.
Very useful resource if you need to teach or learn yourself here!
Free Home Classroom Resources
Find the resources here.
Master the Curriculum
Free resources for years 1-6 here.
More free resources and games here.
Some resources are free here.
Premier League Primary Stars
Football mad? Enjoy these kids resources.
PE with Joe Wicks
9am every morning The Body Coach Joe Wicks hosts a free 30 minute exercise workout all the family can join in on. It involves no equipment – besides water!
PE with Vanessa
Children’s fitness expert Vanessa has free videos here.
Exercise fun for the little ones here!
Free hula hooping lessons for the whole family here.
More fun moving videos!
Make moving fun with the BBC.
Maths with Carol Vorderman
Maths with Carol is now free during the school closure period over on her website here.
White Rose Maths
Free maths learning resources here.
For years 1-6 here.
Times Table Rockstars
Learn your times tables and compete against overs at the same time here.
Maths for the little ones with this fun show.
Curriculum-aligned maths here.
Bee Bot App
Free award-winning app that helps with directions.
Interactive Literacy Programme
Free English lessons over on Facebook here.
Note the free lessons are in green! Visit here.
Dancing with Oti Mabuse
Strictly pro Oti puts on free dance lessons every day at 11.30am – great fun for the whole family!
Dancing with Dianne Buswell and Joe Suggs
Strictly dancer Dianne Buswell and YouTube Joe Suggs have teamed up to also offer dancing tutorials for the family, available here.
Street Dance Lessons
Street dance lessons with award-winning dance squad FatBoyz.
Free Ballet Lessons with The Ballet Coach
Get ready to point your toes here.
Music Class with Myleene Klass
Myleene Klass is in charge of music lessons over on her YouTube channel here.
Time to make some music! Learn how here.
Get cooking with Theo live on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4pm here.
Cooking with Jamie Oliver
Home economics anyone?! Find great recipe ideas here.
Story Time with David Walliams
Popular children’s author David Walliams is keeping the kids quiet with his audiobooks here.
Story Time with James Mayhew
Children’s author James Mayhew ends the school day with a story at 3pm here.
Drawing with Steve Harpster
Live drawing lessons with Steve Harpster are available here.
Art for Kids Hub
Always free, Art for Kids Hub offers easy-to-follow drawing videos.
Art with Francesca
Free art lessons with what you have in your house here.
Free WW2 Interactive Lessons
Go inside a WW2 museum and watch the immersive theatre production every week, online here.
History with Dan Snow
Dan Snow’s podcast is free for a month here.
Science with Professor Brian Cox et al
Tune in for stay-at-home lessons here.
Free science exploration available here.
Geography with Steve Backshall
Get geography covered on YouTube here.
Free games on a range of subjects here.
GCSE, 11+ and A-Level Ages
50 free resources available here.
Theatre from your home
Get your cultural fix with plays available here (but be sure to check the ages first)
Mindfulness for Kids
Bring peace and tranquility with this not-for-profit app.
Keep up with child-friendly news here.