BBC Bitesize is a free online study support resource designed to help with learning, revision and homework. It provides support for learners aged 5 to 16+ across a wide range of school subjects and also supports children and young people’s wellbeing and career choices
Future Learn has free membership with a lot of different online courses on a wide range of topics (including CPD courses such as how to teach online)
Twinkl has made lots of resources available , including activities, plans and ideas for all ages
Chatterpack has a list of free, online, boredom-busting resources, including virtual tours, online learning, entertainment and heatlh and well-being advice
TopMarks has a range of resources for a range of subjects and ages
We Are Teachers has classroom ideas for teachers and worksheets for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils
123Homeschool4Me gives advice on home schooling and provides free worksheets as well as lots of hands-on learning activities. The website has provision for up to 8th Grade (equivalent to Year 7 in the UK) and does have some ideas for older children
Kindergarten Worksheets and Games is exactly what it says on the tin: worksheets and games for kindergarten-aged children (we would recommend this for the younger end of KS1). This website offers provision for English, Maths, Science, Art and a wide range of themed activities
Teachit has a range of subject areas covering early years and primary levels (Free membership available until end of April 2020):
DuoLingo has dozens of languages courses (with more in development!) which are taught through bite-sized modules that build skills in writing, reading, comprehending and speaking your chosen language
Memrise has free online language learning packages for a range of different languages
Teach Your Monster to Read aims to aid children aged 3-6 in learning to read, with mini-games teaching letter recognition, blending, segmenting etc, while allowing your child to learn at their own pace. The app costs 99p from the Google Play or Apple store and is one of eight government-approved educational apps for early language-learning. The website version is free for anyone to use.
BBC Bitesize have now launched daily lessons for children.
Fender are offering three months of free guitar, bass and ukulele lessons for the first million people to sign up for Fender Play and use the code given to them
James Dyson Foundation have D&T and engineering resources aimed at primary and secondary students, including lesson plans and printables. They have also developed a set of challenge cards, which feature science and engineering themed activities to try at home, along with videos of Dyson engineers discussing the science behind each challenge.
The British Museum virtual tour has artefacts categorised by year and geographical location
The Louvre has uploaded online tours of three of its exhibits: Egyptian Antiquities; Remains of the Louvre's Moat and Galerie d'Apollon
Virtual tours are available of four floors of the Van Gogh Museum. These also have close-ups of artefacts available to view
The Los Angeles J. Paul Getty Museum online tour features two exhibits: Heaven,Hell & Dying Well, and Eat, Drink & Be Merry, and six other categories of artefacts to view
Florence’s Uffizi Gallery has uploaded four of their exhibits online: Piero di Cosimo,"Perseus Freeing Andromeda”; The Santa Trinita Maestà, Cimabue; The Creative Process Behind Federico Barocci's Drawings and Amico revisited. There are drawings by Amico Aspertini and others and six other categories of artefacts are available to view
Brazil’s Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand has a virtual tour which features six exhibits: Art from Italy: from Rafael to Titian; Art from Brazil until 1900; Art from France: from Delacroix to Cézanne; Picture Gallery in Transformation; Histories of madness: the drawings of Juquery
New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is featured on Google Arts and Culture, presenting 28 online exhibits and other categories of artefacts
Aquariums and Zoos
The Deep has a free virtual tour, via Google Street View, which allows you to move around the aquarium