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Free Online Resources


  • Museum of London Docklands has a free virtual tour.
  • The Yale Centre for British Art has made courses free for students during lockdown.
  • The British Museum has made its online collections free to the public.
  • The Natural History Museum has free virtual tours.
  • The Tate Gallery has a 360-degree virtual tour online.
  • View the latest exhibitions at The National Gallery virtual tours.
  • Anne Frank House Museum has created virtual tours for free.
  • The Vatican has opened up its digital tours so the Sistine Chapel can be viewed.
  • NASA Kids is perfect for space fans. Learn all about the universe we live in by viewing these online videos.
  • The National Theatre have released new digital resource with recordings of world-class theatre productions and learning materials, is now available to teachers and pupils to access at home for free during the school closure period. The 24 productions include Macbeth, FrankensteinJane Eyre, Treasure Island and many more! 
  • Duolingo – A free app for your phone for students to work on their language skills, or try a new language.
  • Students who want to learn French can use these Learn French with Alexa YouTube videos to help support their learning.
  •  Teachit – Free resources for KS3, 4 and 5 all following the English national curriculum.
  • The Globe have made their Playing Shakespeare: Macbeth resources all free access for teachers and parents. It includes fun activities like 'Staging It!' for younger children too.
  • Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at the British Library is available through Google Arts and Culture.
  • The British Library have their extensive collections available online, and a great resource for students trying to research at home.
  •  Khan Academy – Free resources for children aged 2-18.
  • Watch science experiments with Colorado University.
  • Online physics demonstrations for students of all ages.
  • BBC Bitesize – Lots of free resources here with videos and quizzes, too.
  • My GCSE Science My GCSE Science is a fantastic YouTube channel that covers the entire GCSE specification, topic by topic, across Biology, Chemistry and Physics for each of the Edexcel, AQA and OCR exam boards.
  • Coding for kids daily lessons.
  • CODE are offering free coding classes to students.
  • Hosted by Barclays, Digital Eagles have live lessons on coding available on YouTube.
  • Minecraft: The Education Edition is popular with children already – these resources all have an educational purpose.
  • The UN have created Mission 1.5 an online game for students. The game can be found here, and students from all over the world are taking part.
  • Audible Stories has made all of its classic children’s stories free.
  • Virtual School Library at Oak National Academy in partnership with the National Literacy Trust. Every week a popular children's author or illustrator will provide you with free books, exclusive videos and their top three recommended reads.
  • Free eBooks | Project Gutenberg
  • Project Gutenberg is an online library of free eBooks. The majority are classics like Great Expectations and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and are available to download in various formats.
  • Researchify have classic children's literature in audiobook and PDF.
  • National Geographic have lots of content free for students to explore the world from their bedrooms.
  • Explore the world with videos capturing activity all over the planet with Project Explore.
  • Free digital Issue of First News During School Closures | First News
  • Daily reading is essential for students of every age, and The Day Home provides daily newsletters for families to read. Subscriptions are free, so every student can have one.