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Podcast Show Notes: The Power of Pacing Yourself


Resources for Home Educating


Here are some resources which are free (unless specified) during the lockdown. Though some are free at all times.

It’s not exhaustive by any means, and doesn’t include obvious ones like BBC Bitesize, but it’s a few faves from the Home Ed community...not full, meaty curriculums, but just some fun ways to learn during this season.


Prodigy app

Khan Academy website

ConquerMaths on line (not free, but gives a 45% home ed discount) covers every key stage.

Culinary Maths and science. Using the kitchen to understand science and maths.

English and History

Khan Academy website

(Does most subjects, but these two are favoured)


Maps of The World app

World Geography Games app

Wow in The World app


Harriet Muller art channel YouTube

Art Hub for Kids YouTube


Eat Your Spanish YouTube


Mystery Science

Mystery Doug


Every Thursday 7 p.m. the National Theatre are streaming a play.

April 2nd shows One Man Two Guvnors starring James Cordon

with behind the scenes interviews

(Also, see streams from the Royal Opera House and

Folger Shakespeare Library - several audio plays available, read by actors.

Podcast: Classical kids. Storytime


BBC podcasts of interviews; Richard Branson, Elon Musk…

And finally… not free, but relevant:

Big Life Journal. A growth mindset journal

9-5 Ideas

9.00am - PE with Joe Wicks 10.00am - Maths with Carol Vorderman 11.00am - English with David Walliams 12.00pm - Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) 1.00pm - Music with Myleene Klass 1.30pm - Dance with Darcey Bussel…/status/1241098264373592065 2.00pm - History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) 4.00pm - Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) Non-daily events include: Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests Here are some more alternative resources: Twinkl – this is a website jam packed full of teaching resources who are currently offering FREE access if you go to and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS. They have a dedicated parents hub with many educational activities to do at home: Classroom Secrets Kids - Again, this website has a vast amount of resources. Teachers Pet – Parents can create a free account on this website and download/print home and remote learning packs according to key stage. There is an EYFS pack, KS1 pack (Year 1 and Year 2), LKS2 pack (Year 3 and 4) and UKS2 pack (Year 5 and 6). Oxford Owl - There are lots of books that your child can access and read online here but there are also other games and subjects.”


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