Links

Work on updating these links is ongoing, so some links may be broken, but we are in the process of updating and improving this page.

Home Education

Home Education UK
Long established guide to home education in the UK including FAQs, resources, articles, legal information and publications.

Home Ed Info
Excellent site giving a range of experiences of home education, ideas and resources. 

Education Otherwise
A national Home Education support charity.

Home Education Advisory Service 
A national home education charity providing advice and practical support. 

Diversity Otherwise
This website is intended to provide a gateway to the many and diverse multi-cultural UK home educating communities.

Freedom in Education
Gareth Lewis' site dedicated to alternative education, particualrly home education. 

Free Range Education
Website to accompany the book of the same name.  Appears to have not been updated since 2005. 

Radical Unschooling
Sandra Dodd's guide to unschooling. 

Home Education Exams Site
Information on taking exams, from finding an exam centre to alternatives to "standard" qualifications.

English

Starfall Free American site.

Maths

Maths is Fun  Covers all aspects of maths.

Enjoy Maths Subscription site - can buy annual, monthly & quarterly subs. Follows curriculum and goes up to Key stage 4.

Cool Math 4 Kids Loads of maths games.

Primary Worksheets Selection of maths worksheets

Science, Geography, Environmental Studies and History

 EdHeads American science site with excellent interactive tools online from doing your own knee surgery to predicting the weather!

Show Me - stuff from the UK's museums and galleries

School Discovery Education

The History Channel

English Heritage

BBC Environmental Intelligence Unit

Engineering Interact

GeoResources

Woodland Trust

Eco-Friendly Kids

 

Art, Music and Languages

DLTK-Kids

KinderArt

Make-Stuff Also has gardening, cooking, formulas and remedies.

 

Religion

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/

Inter Faith Calendar

 

Other

http://www.123greetings.com/ This site has a daily celebrations calendar which is good if you're stuck for ideas.

http://www.howstuffworks.com/

http://www.whyeaster.com/ Christian based.

http://www.dke-encyc.com/

http://www.nutritionexplorations.com/educators/lessons-main.asp Nutrition

http://www.hixxysoft.co.uk Cheap software

Cracking Eggs  All about eggs!

http://www.face-online.org.uk/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1 Farming and Countryside Education.

Skills Workshop

 

All subjects

http://www.channel4.com/learning/main/primary/keystage1.htm

http://www.firstschoolyears.com/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/

http://www.brainpop.com/

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home. html Need membership to print a lot of it.

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/index.htm

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/

http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/ Has a good links page .

http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/

http://www.filmeducation.org Learn around the latest film, or use one of your old favourites!

http://www.edhelper.com Need membership.

http://www.happychild.org.uk

http://fen.com/

http://www.usborne-quicklinks.com/uk/uk_homepage.asp

http://www.eduplace.com

http://www.iknowthat.com/com?COOK =

http://www.learningpage.com

 

Early Years

http://www.123child.com/

http://www.bigeyedowl.co.uk/index.htm

http://www.muddlepuddle.co.uk/

http://www.mrmen.com

http://www.easyfunschool.com/

Preschool Education

Everything Preschool

 

Free Printables

http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Printables/index.shtml

http://www.abcteach.com/

School House Tech

http://www.schoolexpress.com/

Activity Village