Useful Resources for Home Learning

Useful Resources for Home Learning

Throughout these difficult times the Virtual School will continue to support schools to promote learning at home and maintaining routines for Children Looked After.  Here are a few ideas for home learning.

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.


Imagination Tree-


CBeebies Radio-

Messy Little Monster -

Preschool Inspirations -

Teach Preschool-

Red Ted Art-

Music with Nancy-



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

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

Activity Village -

BBC Bitesize-

British Council-


Children’s University of Manchester -

Mystery Science-

Nature Detectives-

National Geographic Kids-

Oxford Owl for Home-



Ted Ed-

The Kids Should See This-



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-

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-

CGP Books-

CPG also have some online resources to go with the CPG revision books for all subjects and year groups at this link-  


Scholastic -

Top Marks-

Twinkl-    Code: UKTWINKLHELPS for 1-month free resources


Secondary Maths

BBC Bitesize-

Corbett Maths-

Maths Duck-

Maths Made Easy-

Maths is Fun-

White Rose Maths Home Resources go from year 1 to year 8 at the moment but they are adding more year groups-


Secondary Science

The University of Reading Virtual Experiments-

Chemistry Interactive Simulations-

CK-12 Exploration Series-



BBC Bitesize-

Free Classic books are available at-

The Literacy Shed-



BBC Bitesize Modern Foreign Languages-

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

Mon Quotidien- has French news at secondary level

S-Cool- for French revision



Bob Ross painting lessons on YouTube-

Google Arts and Culture-

Just Dance videos on YouTube

Yoga with Adriene– this is a yoga YouTube video for teens


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-

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:

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



Further Guidance and Useful Documents

Support for Parents following School Closures due to  COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Ministers Open Letter to the SEND sector

Touchbase - Support through this season

Touchbase - Five top tips for adoptive parents and carers

Advice from Bradford Educational Psychology Team during the COVID-19 situation

Government list of resources to support home learning


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