Useful websites for home learning:


Twinkl  https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer

TWIG   https://www.twigsciencetools.com/?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=social&utm_content=free-twig-science-tools-covid19&utm_campaign=twig-education-organic-social

Khan Academy            www.khanacademy.org
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.

Seneca             www.senecalearning.com
Written for those revising at GCSE or A level but can be used for Scottish curriculum. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Openlearn       www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue
Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to senior phase students.

Blockly             https://blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Scratch            https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

Ted Ed             https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids       https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo          https://www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science          https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This        https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course   https://thecrashcourse.com
You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids       https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience

British Council             https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning

Big History Project      https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Geography Games      https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!

The Artful Parent        https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/
Good, free art activities

DK Find Out     https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/…
Activities and quizzes

Fuse School     https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS3wWlfGUijnRIf745lRl2A

YouTube education channel

Bright Red Digital Zone           https://www.brightredbooks.net/subjects/