Programmes to download

Programmes to download at any time

Here is a selection of programmes that we are able to offer for download at any time. The files are .zip files which contain the programmes in mp3 format. Download the zip file and then extract the mp3s. You can right click the 'Download' link and then 'Save target as' (PC) or 'Download Linked File' (Mac) to save the file.

Due to rights restrictions we are only able to offer a portion of School Radio programmes this way, though many others are also available to download as podcasts for 30 days after transmission. For more information see our FAQ page.

Download programmes

Space (Let's Move - Spring 2012)

Blast off into space in this two-part dance adventure! Travel to the moon in the first episode...and then meet some aliens in the second!

The Elves and the Shoemaker (Let's Move - Spring 2012)

A two-programme unit based on the well-known fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. An impoverished shoemaker is assisted by two very special helpers...

Minibeasts (Let's Move - Spring 2012)

Minibeats that slither, crawl and fly...all are explored through movement and dance in this three-part unit.

The Smartest Giant in Town (Let's Move - Spring 2012)

Three programmes exploring Julia Donaldson's fantastic story about a giant called George.

Antarctica (Time to Move - Spring 2012)

Three programmes exploring the coldest place on earth, including aspects of the physical environment and the lives of Emperor penguins.

Pinocchio (Time to Move - Spring 2012)

The well-known story of a wooden toy that becomes a real boy is explored through movement and dance.

Springs, magnets and monsters! (Time to Move - Spring 2012)

A three-programme unit linking to science. Forces are explored in relation to springs and magnets...and then in the final programme dance elements combine to create dramatic monsters!

Music sequences (Time to Move - Spring 2012)

Download extended music sequences from the Spring 2012 programmes to give your pupils an extra challenge. Full details of the music included can be found in the Spring 2012 Teacher's Notes.



Current podcasts

See all School Radio and other Learning podcasts available from the BBC Podcast Directory.

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'Carrie's War' by Nina Bawden

Carrie's War by Nina Bawden

Carrie's War

Catch up on 'Carrie's War' by Nina Bawden. All 10 episodes are now available to listen online.

'Friend or Foe' by Michael Morpurgo

Friend or Foe by Michael Morpurgo

Friend or Foe

Catch up on 'Friend or Foe' by Michael Morpurgo. All 8 episodes are now available to listen online.

Perform our School Musicals

Perform our School Musicals

School Musicals

Our performance scripts for 9 to 11s, complete with music, songs and special effects to download.

Macbeth for mobile and tablet

Macbeth videos for mobile and tablet

Macbeth animations

Watch Macbeth animated in 8 short video episodes for mobile/tablet. See the Teacher Notes.

Curriculum for Excellence

100 years since World War 1

WW1 Performance Pack

WW1 Performance Pack

Commemorate 100 years since WW1 by staging our specially-written play 'Archie Dobson's War'.

Private Peaceful - listen now!

Click to listen to Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

Private Peaceful

All 13 episodes of Michael Morpurgo's moving WW1 story are available to listen to online.

Teacher's notes

Teacher's Notes

Online Teacher's Notes

Notes to support the programmes including details of all the series content.