There are a lot of free resources coming at you via social media at the moment.

To help you choose, these are the ones which we feel most closely reflect our approach to teaching and learning at St. Ebbe’s.

Please email us at if you find other things useful.



Audible Stories – free audio books for the period of school closure

Read Write Inc Phonics lessons with Ruth Miskin

Oxford Owl free E-books

Michael Rosen – kids’ poems and stories

Authors reading their own books



Oxford Owl fun mathematics games, sheets and videos

Numbots – age 4-7

Times Table Rockstars – age 7-11

NRich – Maths games and problems


Mental Health

Mental Health during the Corona Virus

Mo Willems – teaching children drawing on YouTube


Rhythm and syncopation

BBC Ten Pieces

Learn Guitar in 10 Days


Duolingo – Learn a language at home for free

That Science Lady – Science Home Discussion Questions and ideas
Rethinking Education – Science Activities for parents

Physical Education
Morning PE lessons with Joe Wicks – excellent 5 minute activities/relaxation/dances – see Parent Mail for log in details

Table Tennis at home

Learning to Code
Scratch – free – older children will know how to use this to create games

Online safety 

For kids, safety net kids has some really clear messages:

Support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

Internet matters

Parent info



Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)


10 wishes for home learning – Juliet Robertson
Edinburgh Zoo Watch animals live – Pandas, Penguins, Tigers, Koalas

TED talks to watch with kids

Khan Academy

BBC Bitesize – learning support

Youtube Learn at home for primary children

Free downloads of excellent children’s newspaper First News

Thoughtbox Education – Inquiry-based learning projects a lot like those we plan at school

Explain Covid-19 to children