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Secondary educational resources

Educational resources for Secondary school children age 12 to 18. Listed A to Z by subject.

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Computing and IT

The Oak National Academy

Free interactive Computing by The Oak National Academy.

Key Stage 3 Computing (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Computing (year 10 and year 11)

BBC Bitesize

Computer Science courses by BBC Bitesize:

Key Stage 3 Computer Science (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Computer Science (year 10 and year 11)

Codecademy

Codecademy - A mix of free and paid for online courses covering various programming languages.

Scratch

Scratch - A computer science website allowing children to understand the fundamentals of computer programming in a user friendly and creative way. Free to access.

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English

The Oak National Academy

Free interactive English by The Oak National Academy:

Key Stage 3 English (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 English (year 10 and year 11)

BBC Bitesize

English courses and revision by BBC Bitesize:

Key Stage 3 English by BBC Bitesize (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 English Language by BBC Bitesize (year 10 and year 11)

Key Stage 4 English Literature by BBC Bitesize (year 10 and year 11)

Literacy Shed

Literacy Shed - Video starting points for teaching literacy to KS1-KS3, including poetry and Pixar shorts. Free to access.

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Geography

BBC Bitesize

Geography courses and revision by BBC Bitesize:

Key Stage 3 Geography by BBC Bitesize (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Geography by BBC Bitesize (year 10 and year 11)

The Oak National Academy

Free interactive Geography by The Oak National Academy:

Key Stage 3 Geography by Oak (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Geography by Oak (year 10 and year 11)

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History

Big History Project

Big History Project Aimed at Secondary age. Multidisciplinary activities.

Hamilton Trust

Hamilton Trust - A selection of free and paid for lesson plans and online resources for a range of topics across KS1 and KS2, with some KS3 maths activities.

History Learning Site

History Learning Site - Information on a range of different history topics. Free to access.

BBC Bitesize

History courses and revision by BBC Bitesize:

Key Stage 3 History by BBC Bitesize (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 History by BBC Bitesize (year 10 and year 11)

The Oak National Academy

Free interactive History by The Oak National Academy:

Key Stage 3 History by Oak (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 History by Oak (year 10 and year 11)

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Languages

BBC Bitesize

Language courses and revision by BBC Bitesize:

Key Stage 3 Modern Foreign Languages by BBC Bitesize (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Modern Foreign Languages by BBC Bitesize (year 10 and year 11)

Memrise

Memrise is a language learning app that is the opposite of textbook learning: it’s enjoyable and effective.

The Oak National Academy

Free interactive languages by The Oak National Academy:

Key Stage 3 French by Oak (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 3 German by Oak (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 3 Latin by Oak (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 3 Spanish by Oak (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 French by Oak (year 10 and year 11)

Key Stage 4 German by Oak(year 10 and year 11)

Key Stage 4 Spanish by Oak (year 10 and year 11)

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Maths

BBC Bitesize

Maths courses and revision by BBC Bitesize:

Key Stage 3 Maths by BBC Bitesize (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Maths by BBC Bitesize (year 10 and year 11)

E Maths

E Maths - Online learning resources for students and parents, mainly focused around maths from KS1 to 4, including some past exam papers. Free to access.

Maths Made Easy

Maths Made Easy - Online educational resource mainly aimed at KS3 and KS4 maths, English and science, which includes some free revision activities and paid access to past exam papers.

Primrose Kitten

Primrose Kitten GCSE revision and YouTube tutorials..

Hegarty Maths

Hegarty Maths Tips to smash GCSE maths and revision videos.

The Oak National Academy

Free interactive Maths by The Oak National Academy:

Key Stage 3 Maths by Oak (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Maths by Oak (year 10 and year 11)

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Religious Education

BBC Bitesize

Religious Studies courses and revision by BBC Bitesize:

Key Stage 3 Religious Studies by BBC Bitesize (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Religious Studies by BBC Bitesize (year 10 and year 11)

The Oak National Academy

Free interactive Religious Education by The Oak National Academy:

Key Stage 3 Religious Education by Oak (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Religious Education by Oak (year 10 and year 11)

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Science

Mystery Science

Mystery Science Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science!

BBC Bitesize

Science courses and revision by BBC Bitesize:

Key Stage 3 Science by BBC Bitesize (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Science by BBC Bitesize (year 10 and year 11)

How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works - Aims to explain everything from supermoons to car transmission problems in simple articles and videos. Free to access.

School Science

School Science - Free online science resources for parents and students.

The National Geographic

The National Geographic - Full of startling photography and mind-expanding writing on space, the environment, animals, even world music. Free to access.

The Oak National Academy

Free interactive Science by The Oak National Academy:

Key Stage 3 Science by Oak (year 7 to year 9)

Key Stage 4 Combined Science by Oak (year 10 and year 11)

Key Stage 4 Physics by Oak (year 10 and year 11)

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Multi-subject and other resources

Audiopi

Audiopi provides instant access, to outstanding and proven GCSE and A-Level teaching, through self-contained, 10 to 15-minute podcasts.

EdPlace

EdPlace - National Curriculum aligned resources in maths, English and science, including automatically marked worksheets. All content created and checked by teachers. Monthly or annual cost options.

Futurelearn

Futurelearn 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).

Gojimo

Gojimo Gojimo Revision is a free app that helps you pass exams. For GCSEs and A-Levels plus Common Entrance exams and US SATS, ACT and APs. Goji Life provides students with loads of information, from help with essay writing to managing stress and exam pressure.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy - An American site which has a range of video tutorials and practice questions for maths, English and science, as well as intros to other topics such as programming. Free to access.

OpenLearn

OpenLearn Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some such as nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.

S-Cool

S-Cool Free revision guides, question banks, and resources for GCSE and A-Levels.

Seneca

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

Starter of the Day

Starter of the Day - Free starter activities to get children engaged and thinking before parents start a lesson. Aimed mainly at Secondary.

TES

TES - A selection of free and paid for resources, including worksheets and topic planning.

Twinkl

Twinkl - Online teaching, planning and assessment resources for students and parents. Some free access, with paid subscription options.

Quizlet

Quizlet From flashcards to help you learn French to games that make it easy to understand history, you can use a variety of tools to conquer any challenge.

Dyslexia Support

Nessy

Nessy - Information for parents on dyslexia, including a focused section on homeschooling children with dyslexia. Paid for games and activities for children.