School's Out: Subject Specific Online Learning

Confused, anxious and overwhelmed with how to navigate uncertain times as an educator? Inside Government’s Schools Hub has compiled a resource bank to support you during this time through a range of subject specific resources.   

For general information and all government advice and updates, please visit Public Health England’s Coronavirus: What You Need to Know 


For English:

Bitesize – Is providing primary, secondary and post 16+ subject specific learning and revision tools.

Crickweb – Access to literacy revision for children in early years, KS1 and KS2 in the form of educational games and activities on spelling, reading, alphabetical order and grammar for your IWB, PC or Mac.

Top Mark - Make sure your child is exam ready by using TopMarks whiteboard resources and English games.

Oxford Owl – Practice handwriting, grammar, punctuation, vocabulary and spelling for children in KS1 and 2.

The Reading Realm - An app which Improves your child or pupils reading skills by supporting and encouraging wider reading. They are now offering staff training and after-school sessions, which will explore how best to use The Reading Realm iPad app.

Pobble 365 - The website provides a different picture everyday with some ideas to stimulate discussions, sentence formation and writing prompts for KS1 and KS2 children.

Literacy Shed – Provides an extensive bank of videos organised into categories e.g. fantasy, music videos, KS1 specific.

 Ark Academy - An KS1 English Mastery progression framework for children for parents to use and adapt accordingly.

Spelling Frame - To practice and improve children’s spelling by choosing a spelling rule then choosing to either practise the spelling or take a test with those words.


For Science:

Developing Experts - 700 science lesson plans and experiments to help you teach with confidence and inspire future generations to explore STEM careers.

Bitesize – Is providing primary, secondary and post 16+ subject specific learning and revision tools.

Every School - Links to great Science resources, interactive, printable, lesson plans and text. Key focus areas include learning about plants, animals, materials, light, sound, forces, energy and food.

Science Kids - Free online activities to try on topics including animals, plants, chemistry, biology, physics, space, magnets, electricity, forces, light, sounds, gases or other science related topics.

Stem Learning - Free resources for home learning and continuing in-school delivery.


For Maths:

White Rose Maths - 5 maths lessons for each year group from years 1 to years 8 which is refreshed with 5 lessons per week.

Bitesize – Is providing primary, secondary and post 16+ subject specific learning and revision tools.

STEM Learning - A selection of hand-picked resources covering all the statements in the KS3 and KS4 programmes of maths study.

Maths is Fun – Resources and revision tools for KS1 children focusing on geometry, data, puzzles and other key activities to help students prepare for their return to school.

Primary Games Arena - Maths related games focusing on multiplication, times tables, addition, counting, subtraction, negative numbers, division, fractions, decimals, percentages.


Download our Handbook for further advice and guidance on effective teaching and learning. 

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