Announcements

Remote Learning Resources

» Primary Sites
» Secondary Sites


What follows is a list of websites and digital platforms that AVA staff both use with students in the classroom and recommend for use whilst students are away from school.  For younger students, these are primarily for parental reference, whilst for the older year groups we hope students themselves find these links helpful to their learning.


Primary Learning Sites

Vooks - Bringing Stories to Life

www.vooks.com
Online storybooks.
 

Khan Academy

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 Learning

www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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

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

www.senecalearning.com

For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

 

Openlearn

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.
 

Blockly

blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.
 

Scratch: Creative computer programming

scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games
 

Ted Ed 

ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos.
 

National Geographic Kids

www.natgeokids.com/uk
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
 

Duolingo

www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
 

Mystery Science

mysteryscience.com
 

The Kids Should See This

thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos.
 

Crash Course

thecrashcourse.com
YouTube videos on many subjects
 

Crash Course Kids

m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience.
 

Crest Awards

www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.
 

iDEA Awards

idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
 

Paw Print Badges

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

Tinkercad

www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.
 

Prodigy Maths

www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
 

CBeebies Radio

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.
 

Nature Detectives

naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
 

British Council

www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning
 

Oxford Owl for Home

www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
 

Big History Project

www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multidisciplinary activities.
 

Geography Games

world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!
 

Blue Peter Badges

www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
 

The Artful Parent

www.facebook.com/artfulparent
Good, free art activities.
 

Red Ted Art

www.redtedart.com
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
 

The Imagination Tree

theimaginationtree.com
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
 

Toy Theater

toytheater.com
Educational online games.
 

DK Find Out

www.dkfindout.com
Activities and quizzes.
 

Twinkl

www.twinkl.co.uk
 

Other Primary Resources

Screen Free Activities

Secondary Learning Sites

Microsoft Office 365

login.microsoftonline.com
Microsoft Office 365 – for students to access their email accounts, One Drive and other Microsoft tools.
 

Show My Homework

aylesburyvaleacademy.satchelone.com
The main platform through which tasks and homework are set.
 

BBC Bitesize

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Lots of revision videos and skills practice activities available.
 

GCSEPod

www.gcsepod.com
KS4 students can use this site for revision and many homework tasks are set through this site.
 

Music First

theacademy.musicfirst.co.uk
For those studying Music in Year 10 and Year 11.
 

For Secondary Mathematics:

www.mathsgenie.co.uk/gcse.html

www.onmaths.com

corbettmaths.com

Minecraft for Education

The student Office 365 accounts have access to the Minecraft Educational Edition. This version of Minecraft comes with a large number of lessons created by educators for a range of subjects. 

https://education.minecraft.net/get-started/