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 Educational Resources


Education Authority

Northern Ireland

Cross & Passion College

Ballycastle High School

St Patricks & St Brigits

Primary School & Nursery Unit

Gaelscoil an Chaistil,

Gaelic-medium Nursery and Primary school

Educational Resources

Education Authority

Education Resources

Govt Online Resources for

Home Education

Parenting Support NI

Amazing Educational


Regularly updated list of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closures. Students can access educational archives, interactive technology, online libraries and so much more, on a wide range of topics - with little or no restrictions! Worth checking out.

Khan Academy:

Homelearning Schedules

Khan Academy has provided schedule templates that may be helpful to structure home learning. Khan Academy has also made some of its technology free to teachers who want to use the platform to plan and teach lessons remotely.

Freddies Mummy UK: Life as a home schooling family

Over 80 FREE (or inexpensive) home education resources, many of which follow the UK secondary education curriculum. Suitable for all 'high schoolers' at various stages, including GCSE.  

Online Safety at Home

Education Resources

Business in the Comunity

Help for Parents

Home Education NI

Facebook Page

Twinkl: We help those

who teach 

Twinkl is providing free access to their complete collection of resources for teachers and parents/carers in affected schools. Use the code, CVDTWINKLHELPS.

Hedi: Home Education

Northern Ireland

An extensive list of free and paid resources that have been tried and tested by the website's home educating members. Focus specifically on Northern Ireland curriculums. 

Jolly Phonics Lessons

The Jolly Phonics Lessons App is a comprehensive app that provides daily lesson plans for each of the 42 letters sounds.

Additional Resources

Top Tips for Home Schooling

Some top tips for home schooling,

pay attention to  tip 5,6,7 and don't stress!

Forest School Family

Family resources to help you explore the wonderful natural world around you.

Home Start

Activities for families during Covid 19 

How to talk to your children about COVID-19

Tips from Unicef about how to protect and comfort children during the coronvirus crisis. 

Nosy Crow Blog

Free information eBook explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler primary school age children. 

Home School Piano

HomeSchoolPiano is giving free access to anyone who is interested in learning the piano at home. Suitable for beginners of all ages. 

Kids in Tune -

Music Workshops for Children

Free music workshops for parents to help engage their children in early music education through participation. Workshops are divided into two groups, Key Stage 1 suitable for ages 4 - 7 and Key Stage 2 suitable for ages 7- 11.

Free Science Stuff

Free stuff to do while you're in isolation

with your children

Tech Radar

Free self-isolation education and entertainment resources. Many organisations are making select resources free to access for a period of time

Adult Resources

NI Direct

Online Training and Support

If you’re a furloughed worker, or have lost your job as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) and want to develop your skills to help you look for work, free online training is available.  Including Open University Free Courses.

Libraries NI

Free Digital Access

During Lockdown everyone who lives, works or studies in Northern Ireland can become a virtual library member! Means you can keep reading the latest eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers. Join now for access within minutes

Psychological First Aid (PFA)

Psychological First Aid resources available through the Health and Social Care eLearning system.  The eLearning is excellent anyone who is not a member of the HSC Learning Centre can use a guest log in via link below.

PFA is critically important both during and immediately after a crisis. It is used all over the world. The Resources and ELearning will help any individuals and teams to help people with whom they are in contact both during and after the COVID 19

The Skills Toolkit

Want to learn a new skill while at home?
Find free, high quality digital and numeracy courses in The Skills Toolkit.

The Skills Toolkit is a new online platform that will help you build skills during the #coronavirus

outbreak and beyond.
Access high quality, flexible courses in digital and numeracy skills to support learning while you stay at home.

Libraries NI

Free Digital Access

UK education providers are helping teachers, parents and students respond to the impact of COVID-19 worldwide

Find free or discounted resources for students, schools, universities and training providers.

The Open University




Links to free study resources and free courses

to keep you and your family active.

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