Coronavirus: National lockdown

Stay home. Only go out for food, medical reasons, exercise, education or work. Avoid travel unless essential. You must work from home if you can. Schools and essential shops will remain open.

Coronavirus: Information and advice

4. Home education and schooling

Homeschooling and teaching resources for primary and secondary school children

GSCE pod

For awarding-winning content and assessments for 28 GCSE subjects take a look at GCSE pod. It has resources for teachers, children and parents.

Oxford Owl

Oxford Owl provides teaching resources for schools and for homeschooling, including advice and support for parents, educational activities and games and a free ebook library for 3–11 years olds.

Ruth Miskin Phonics

Get reading and keep reading with Ruth Miskin’s phonics lessons.

Joe Wicks

For P.E. lessons check out Joe Wicks’ YouTube channel.

National Literacy Trust

Learn and play with the National Literacy Trust “Words for Life” resources. For ages 0–12.

The Education Endowment Foundation

The Education Endowment Foundation has some top tips for parents to help with home learning.  

White Rose Maths

Let White Rose Maths help with teaching primary and secondary school level maths with their range of workshops.

BBC bitesize:

Oak National Academy

10,000 free video lessons, resources and activities, covering most subjects, from Reception to Year 11

Tiny Happy People

Simple activities and play ideas to develop your child's communication skills. 


Weekly programme to support parents with home learning.

Literacy expert and author, Alex Quigley shares simple insights into how parents can support their children to develop their reading, writing and vocabulary whilst learning at home

The Skills Toolkit

Free online digital and numeracy courses to build skills and help progress in work and improved job prospects.

Hungry Little Minds

For simple, fun activities for children aged 0–5.

BBC Early Years resources

The BBC have been busy putting together lots of Early Years resources for learning at home. From counting to literacy skills, it’s never too early for your little ones to start learning.


Free resources on child language development for parents with young children.

P.E. with Greater Sport

It's important for all children, from birth to eighteen, to keep moving to help with their physical development, wellbeing and mental health. Greater Sport have pulled together a number of different resources that are freely available online to help you and your children keep moving.