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Children's learning resources from the BBC

CBBC - Create

Inspire your children to be creative with these fun arts and craft activities for 6 to 12 year old kids.

BBC Schools - Barnaby Bear

Learning activities from Barnaby Bear: online children's games, stories and videos for 4 to 11 year olds.


Songs, stories and activities to support young children's learning at home.

BBC Schools

Primary and secondary teaching resources supporting children's education: activities, games and resources for all curriculum subjects including languages, science and business.

BBC KS1 Bitesize

Fun and interactive kids' maths and spelling games to help 5 to 7 year old children at key stage 1 with primary literacy and numeracy.

BBC KS2 Bitesize

A primary school resource for 8 to 11 year old children studying key stage 2 maths, English and science featuring games, activities and tests.

BBC Schools - Magic Key

Resources to support children's learning online with games and printouts on how to write sentences and read new words with the characters from Magic Key.

BBC Schools - Primary French

Online primary resources for children learning French: activity sheets, audio clips and French games for kids.

BBC Learning Scotland - Primary

A selection of websites for primary school aged children, from learning resources to support recycling for children to self-esteem activities.

BBC Schools - The Little Animals Activity Centre

Children's learning activities designed to teach and reinforce learning from key stage 1 of the National Curriculum in English, maths, music, art, technology and ICT for 4 to 8 year old children.

BBC Schools - Parents

Parenting advice and tips, from child learning development and special educational needs (SEN) to child behaviour and cyber bullying.

BBC Class Clips

Classroom video resources on a variety of learning subjects including learning maths, art, French and PSHE at primary and secondary level.

BBC News - Education and Family

Get the latest news and articles covering education and family issues in the UK, including school league tables.

Children's learning resources online

National Curriculum

A website packed with guidance and tools to help schools design a primary and secondary curriculum that inspires and challenges children's learning in England.

Curriculum for Excellence

Everything you need to know about Scotland's curriculum including guidance on how children learn from the early years to 18.

NGfL Cymru

Collection of 3,000 high quality downloadable educational teaching resources which support all key stages of the school curriculum, from early years to post 16, from the National Grid for Learning Cymru in Wales.

Northern Ireland Curriculum

Online guide to the Northern Ireland Curriculum from foundation stage to key stage 4 areas of learning as well as information about teaching children with special needs and teaching resources in Gaelic.

Childcare Careers

Interested in working with children and supporting their preschool learning? Find out all about careers in early years childcare with this website from the Children’s Workforce Development Council.

TDA - Get into teaching

Find out how to become a teacher with the Training and Development Agency for Schools taking you through the process of becoming a teacher: from teacher qualification requirements to choosing the right teacher training course.

Directgov - Education and Learning

Online guide to education and learning with links and advice for parents on subjects from preschool learning and special educational needs to vocational qualifications and further education.


Interactive children games, educational activities and worksheets for kids designed to teach children about the people and places in their local community.

National Geographic Kids

Geography resources for children including videos, activities, games and stories to support their learning.

Directgov - Parents

Website for all parents and carers who would like support, information and advice about their child's development and learning.
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