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St Francis Xavier's RC Primary School

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Online Resources

FREE online education resources for parents


Timestable Rockstars (Maths)

Really good for learning times tables and quick mental recall. Students have their own logins and can be set work by teachers.

Khan Academy
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.

BBC Learning
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.

Blockly (computing)
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Scratch (computing)
Creative computer programming

Ted Ed (Educational Videos to watch)
All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids (Geography, History, Science)
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo (Languages)
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science (science)
Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This (Educational Videos to watch)
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course Kids (Educational Videos to watch)
As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards (science)
Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards (computing science)
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges (Art)
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad (Art, Design and Technology, Computing)
All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths (Maths)
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Cbeebies Radio (English, listening)
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives (Science)…/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

British Council
Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home (Reading, Spelling, Maths)
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Geography Games
Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges (art)
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent (Art)
Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art (Art)
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree (art)
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater (American resource – all subjects)
Educational online games

DK Find Out (all subjects)…
Activities and quizzes

Twinkl (all subjects)
This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures. Please enter code: UKTWINKLHELPS