• KooBits - 10 Free websites for language learning

  • Open Culture - learn 48 different languages online - FREE

  • Duo Lingo - A fun way to learn a range of languages

  • BBC - Free curriculum mapped videos

  • University of Alabama - Free online archaeology and Egyptology Uni courses (create an account to log on)

  • Future Learn -  

    Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.

  • Teaching history - 100 objects from museums across the UK with resources, information and teaching ideas to inspire interest in history

  • Open Culture - 6000 digital history books for children to read online 

  • Tutorful - Top Geography websites, YouTube videos, and resources 

  • Virtual Tours  /  Aquarium - Virtual online tours - including zoos, landmarks in foreign countries, etc.

  • BREEF - Coral reef virtual tour

  • Seterra - Free world geography, online quizzes 

  • Walter's Museum - houses the highest artistic achievements from nearly every corner of the world

  • Black history - Telling the story of the black British experience

  • Tinkercad - Free software tools that help you to think, create and make 3D models online. MineCraft, Lego, and others

  • ICompute - I.T. Learn Programming and Computational Thinking resources

  • Tynkler - Coding for kids - Free premium access 

  • Blocky games - Games to help beginners learn computer programming skills

  • Scratch - Beginners computer programming games/projects

  • Music Gurus - Free resources that everyone can use for the next 30 days

  • @musicwithdrew - Free, daily music lessons for children on Instagram

  • Dance Syndrome - plans to provide inclusive online dance lessons during this period 

  • iMoves - Free, fun activities to get children moving

  • ChatterPack

    • A list of FREE Speech, Language, communication, Occupational therapy, and SEND resources for schools and parent/carers

    • ADHD and Me - a book for children and young people to help them understand what ADHD means to them as a unique individual

    • Latest Coronavirus information for SEND parents - Lots more information in the articles on the left-hand side of the page (via the link to Special Needs Jungle)

    • Simpson Millar - are holding a daily SEND Q&A session to answer any questions in the Education Matters group on FaceBook

    • A video by Steve Broach, Public Law Barrister, explaining the coronavirus bill and the implications for disabled children 

    • Education and Learning foundation - Teaching, learning and assessment resources for young people with SEND

    • CrickerSoft - Reading and writing software for all abilities - Free during this period

    • Down Syndrome - A list of resources to support learners with Down Syndrome and their families

    • Inclusive teach - FREE downloadable resources

    • Kim Griffrin, Occupational Therapist - Daily fine motor activities families can follow along to at 11am on Facebook - the videos will also be available on Griffin OT-YouTube

    • SEN resources blog - Advice, learning activities and recommended toys, books, and resources for children with SEND

    • GoBoardmaker - Free resources

    • Tobiidynavox 10 weeks of free content, leveled and thematic units created with Boardmaker - books, communication supports, speech/language activities for students with communication difficulties and SEND

    • Accessibite - Free apps to support students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, have reading difficulties

    • BrailleWeek - Worksheets in Braille

    • Visual impairment - Resources

    • Journey for peace - An online project with a visual impairment awareness focus through the medium of comics

    • SENDcast - Podcasts on sensory processing and dyslexia 

    • ALN Home School - Resources for parents of children with additional needs 

    • EasterSeals - Free visual timetable resources - to help with school closures  

    • Autcraft - A modulated and monitored, online site for autistic children and young people

    • Reader Pen - A pen scanner for those with reading difficulties - that reads text out aloud in English/Spanish/French - Free 14 day trial - Sign up here

    • Sensory Project - List of online, sensory learning resources

    • APD support - Information and links about Auditory processing disorder

Brain Parade

Website: http://www.brainparade.com/products/see-touch-learn-free/

Description: a visual instruction app, including flash cards and picture-choosing games, for children with autism and special needs.


Website: https://www.helpkidzlearn.com/

Description: a collection of games and resources designed for a range of educational needs and stages. It includes provision for school closure.

Sensory App House Ltd

Website: https://www.sensoryapphouse.com/

Description: a range of apps are available for pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) or Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). All are interactive and many do not require significant coordination abilities.


Website: https://www.visuals2go.com/

Description: an all-in-one app created to support people with communication and learning difficulties. For verbal and non-verbal learners.


Fitness Blender

Website: https://www.fitnessblender.com/

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: videos featuring a range of exercises and workouts. You can choose exercises by: degree of difficulty, type, gender and whether equipment is needed or not.



Website: https://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/thisispe-supporting-parents-to-teach-pe-at-home/

Key stages: key stage 3 and key stage 4

Description: videos delivered by teachers focussing on the PE curriculum which are accessible on YouTube.




Website: https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-blogs

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: advice on dealing with school closures and talking to children about COVID-19.


Children’s Society

Website: https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/coronavirus-information-and-support

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: information and support on different aspects of mental health and wellbeing.



Website: https://www.minded.org.uk/

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: an educational resource for all adults on children and young people’s mental health.


Rise Above

Website: https://riseabove.org.uk/topic/my-mind/

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: videos with tips on gaining confidence, dealing with anxiety and coping strategies from other young people.


The Child Bereavement Network

Website: http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/covid-19.aspx

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus outbreak.


Wider Curriculum

Modern Languages






Movement and Exercise

SEND Specific Resources and Information

Mental Health and Wellbeing