The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has made its extensive range of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) activities and resources available, free to all children and parents. It provides activities for primary and secondary schoolchildren, including lesson plans, handouts and videos. They aim to ensure children can continue to be engaged and kept busy learning while their school is closed.

The education materials can be accessed at:

National Geographic have produced a blog to help you keep advice on how to keep your children entertained

Zoos around the world have live animal cams so that you can explore and learn about the animals: Edinburgh Zoo cam, Dublin Zoo cam, San Diego Zoo cam

Twinkl is giving one month’s free unlimited membership to all teachers and parents. They specialise in Early Years and Primary School and have resources for children with SEND

Scholastic UK has created free online learning packs for Early Year and Primary School age children

Seneca provide online courses for Secondary school and registration is free

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The Imagination Tree has lots of craft ideas

Khan Academy offers free learning materials and learning space. This is aimed at older young people

Crash course provides videos explaining various topics which can be watched for free on their kids channel

Duolingo uses games to help you learn 37 languages for free. You can play online or use an app

i-DEA have free online courses in digital skills, e.g. e-safety, coding,

Future Learn and The Open University have a large variety of free courses you can complete to learn new skills online and

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