Other free online resources for parents/ carers/ students

The following is a non-exhasutive list of educational resources that are free (some after registering) and maybe of interest to families and students for no other reason than they're interesting to look at and may help supplement learning schedules and plans 

Taught video lessons/ plans and activities - please contact teachers/ departments if you are going to utilise these https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom

Lots of global culture available (including the national theatre)  https://culturefix.digital/

Fancy a visit to Edinburgh Zoo? https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/penguin-cam/#penguincam

Fancy a visit to 10 landmarks? https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/mar/30/10-best-virtual-tour-worlds-most-famous-landmarks

Ms Rahelu's favourite painting is seen here...Take a virtual tour of the National Gallery https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/visiting/virtual-tours/google-virtual-tour

Visit the Sistine Chapel and 5 other amazing virtual tours of Vatican city http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/tour-virtuali-elenco.html

Free kids audio books from Audible https://www.audible.co.uk/cat/Children-Audiobooks/535836031?source_code=M2M30DFT1BkSH10161400A4&&ipRedirectOverride=true

https://www.century.tech/explore-century/parents/ this is an amazing resource which has just been made free for anyone affected by school closure. 

https://homelearningtimetable.com/ Taught lessons every day divided into key stages 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize This site hasnt been updated for a while but it still offers a range of relevant material for parents and students 

https://www.khanacademy.org/ Although this is a US site it offers lots of information around maths and computing which is universal. 

https://www.futurelearn.com/ free to access 100s of differnt courses. If you wish to upgrade to certificates there is a cost. Students aged 14 and over can access their own accounts, younger learners will need to use a parent/ carer accounts. 

https://www.senecalearning.com/ For those revising at GCSE and A levels. Lots of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material 

https://blockly.games/ learn computer programming skills  - free and fun 

https://ed.ted.com/ educational videos 

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ activities and quizzes for younger students 

https://thekidshouldseethis.com/ wide range of different educational videos 

https://mysteryscience.com/ free science lessons for students 

https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home aimed at secondary school students - multi disciplinary activites 

https://www.sportengland.org/news/how-stay-active-while-youre-home Advice on keeping active during self isolation for all kinds of ages 

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours Visit 12 of the most popular musuems in the world virtually - a little bit of culture for all from the comfort of your sofa...