Great websites

When you do have access to a computer and the internet and you don’t have to wait anymore for your big brother or sister to get off line, you may want to explore some of these sites… have a look at our curriculum pages too for more ideas


Remember always how to stay safe online – check out our Online safety pages


Take a little moment and delve in to this lovely free book – The Book of hopes


Purple Mash log-in

Espresso log-in


BBC online lessons


Live stream for Masses and Daily Prayer:

Mission Together have produced some home learning activities

CAFOD Home Learning Resources –

Online Education Quizzes for KS2 –

BBC Home Learning   Links to KS1 RE    Links to KS2 RE

Play these online Word-searches or download  – Old Testament – New Testament

Be the Change – activity colouring sheets –


Keeping active



English  Sign up as a teacher for free  Listening activities for the younger ones. Lots of free resources for Primary age



Mystery Science

Free science lessons

Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home.

Nature Detectives…/

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!


Art and design


All kinds of making.

The Artful Parent

Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art

Easy arts and crafts for little ones


BBC Ten Pieces – KS2 
BBC Bring the Noise – EYFS and KS1 
Beat Goes On – Suitable for all
Olly Tumner who gave our Samba workshop. He is bringing out a daily body percussion video everyday on YouTube
Classic FM – KS2 information on composers and listen Live
Tom Scott – beautiful classical music animation films for all
Scott brothers duo – pianists and organists playing duets KS2
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra free digital concert Hall. 

Live Daily or Weekly Music Broadcasts

National Youth Choirs of Scotland – Creative Learning – lunchtime


Sing with Mat Wright – Artistic Director of Barnsley Youth Choir and Dr Mather’s son, Luke Mather



Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.


Creative computer programming



Big History Project  

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.


Geography Games

Geography gaming!




Learn languages for free. Web or app.



Phonics and Maths

Phonics and Reading



School – Please refer to the front of your child’s Reading Record for log in

Creative ideas


Apps recommended




Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

Ted Ed

All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

The Kids Should See This

Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course

You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids

As above for a younger audience

iDEA Awards

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Blue Peter Badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

Toy Theater

Education Games

DK Find Out…

Activities and quizzes