Online Resources

Gumley House School

Online Resources

Here is a list of online resources you can use to vary your learning during the time we are at home. 

Additionally, our own internal Exam Resources website featuring many PiXL materials can be accessed here:  https://sites.google.com/gumleyhouse.com/revision/home

 

Maths
Previews of complete revision books from Open University Press are available using the link below:

Oxford University Press/PiXL Revision Maths (Higher/Foundation)

 

In addition. there is a list published by the government for all Key Stages below:

Online Educational Resources


Khan Academy:  
https://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.

BBC Bitesize:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

FutureLearn:  
https://www.futurelearn.com
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).

Seneca:  
https://www.senecalearning.com
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

OpenLearn: 
https://www.open.edu/openlearn/
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 young people.

School of Sign Language: 
https://www.schoolofsignlanguage.com/learn-online/learn-online-free-only/
Free online videos and guides to teach yourself British sign language

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
YouTube videos on many subjects

Crest Awards:  
https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards:  
https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges:  
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad: 
https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths:  
https://www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age and Key Stage 3.

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

Oxford Owl for Home:  
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age and Year 7

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!