Digital resources

Digital resources


This page will collate digital resources that are of particular use when working from home. 
These are in addition to our usual provision of Online Courses, Publications, the CPD Library and the support resources and advice line. 

We will update this page as needed.

Books and working resources
Books and working resources
        Learning and Working Online
(See our 2nd page  for book related resources)

Just in!

                  Winter Olympics- 4th - 20th Feb 2022

              Olympics teaching resources - Teaching Ideas

                  56 Free Winter Olympics Teaching Plans

                   Teacher Planet - Olympics resources

                   Safer Internet Day - 8th February

Priory Group - A parents guide to keeping children safe online

Children's Mental Health Week - 7 - 13 February, theme Growing Together

Place2Be - teaching resources for CMHW

BBC- Mental health & wellbeing teaching resources 

Empathy Lab - 2022 Read For Empathy book collection to be announced on the 26/1/22

Great Big Art Exhibition
- encouragement to make art on themes suggested by famous people and display it in windows 

RSPB - online games for kids

Guide to screen addictions & responsible internet use - useful resource from

Early Learning Centre - learning activity hub with resources and advice for learning at home 

Oti's Boogie Beebies - Short videos that introduce different dance moves from the Strictly star , broadcast each day at 8.25 

National Marine Museum- recordings of teaching sessions  Deep Science & Mermaid Tales

Roald Dahl Teach - lesson plans for teaching Dahl books 

Futurelearn - free online courses 

World Kindness Day 13.11.22

Teachstart - 10 ways to teach kids to be kind 
Inspire Kindness - Kindness Challenges & free printables
PlanBee - free WKD challenge chart
School of Kindness - free pack 
British Red Cross - Power of Kindness calendar

Early years/primary

Cast of Thousands
Disney Theatrical - free education resources 
Don't Worry Little Crab - teachers notes written by CLPE
Literacy Trust Premier League Primary Stars
Papercrafter Magazine - 100s of free crafty downloads including NHS heart & rainbow to colour 


Barrington Stoke - Home School Help for Lockdown for dyslexic readers
BBC School Radio - English resources 
Grammar Check - English spell checker 
Historical Association - resource sharing hub for home learning
The Reading Journey -  Just Imagine 
Visuwords - visual interactive dictionary 

Holocause Memorial Day 2022

Holocaust Memorial Day 27.1.22 - Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

BBC - HMD resources 

National Literacy Trust - recording of event with Tom Palmer

- Coming Of Age accounts from young people who survived the Holocaust

Map crunch - random worldwide street views
Natural History Museum - resources and facts 
Windowswap - open a window somewhere in the world


Southampton University - National Cipher Challenge


BBC fake news - Coronavirus resource
Guardian teaching resources - news journalism teaching ideas & activities 
Guardian - news literacy teaching ideas for primary teachers/students/families
Guardian - primary news activity , finding the 5 Ws
Guardian - news and media teaching ideas for secondary teachers/students/families
Guardian - printable front page template
Into Film - best family films to stream at home
Jim Henson talking about creating Muppets 
Microsoft Education/BBC Learning - Media literacy programme
Newswise - unit of work on news literacy



Getting ahead in physics - Tom Whipple, Science Editor at The Time, introduces the science of radiation without the boring bits! 
Northern Gas - Safety Seymour, resources for younger children on the topic of carbon monoxide safety 
Royal Institution - science videos


BT & ITV - tech tips videos
Google 3D animals - on a mobile device go to google, search on an animal (e.g.tiger, penguin) then click on View in 3D
Think U Know - online safety 

Cross Curricular

All Digital School - community of educators & directory of resources
BBC Bitesize - daily online lessons & activities
Canva - create posters, booklets etc free educational account 
Carel Press Spelling Challenge Quizzes - free to use at home on a single device
Career Soundbites - informational videos from Siddiqui Education 
Education Platform - Copyright Licensing Agency, access to digital versions of books, allowing teaching staff to copy and share up to 5% of a book in line with the CLA copyright licence
Ed Tech Impact - list of companies with special offers
Elsa support - free resources 
Football School - free download of Ultimate Puzzle Book
Get Creative  - #GetCreativeAtHome 
Ideas Roadshow's IBDP Portal - digital resources for students & teachers in the IB's Diploma Programme 
Juniper Education - resources for teachers
Juniper Education - homeschooling resources and activities for parents
Library of Congress - including Dav Pilkey at home videos
London CLC - home learning: helpful links for parents 
Massolit - over 3000 lectures for older students
Oak National Academy - online lessons 
The School Trip - collection of resources by subject 
Stephen Heppell - online learning 
The Bestiary - drawing lessons & free downloadable nature images from illustrator Ben Rothery
West Mercia Search & Rescue - free online water safety course

CPD, Experiences & Leisure

Bolshoi Ballet - ballet videos on Youtube
Frida Kahlo - virtual tour of her home, Casa Azul
Mail Rail - virtual trip on the old underground mail system 
Tate Kids - games and quizzes 
Upgraded Points - 101+ virtual tours of popular tourist attractions around the world
Yellowstone National Park - Old Faithful livestream