Look through our free on-line resources. If you have any suggestions let us know. Many thanks to Rose who compiled the list.

Given that we must all potentially isolate, here are the list of resources we have gathered to prevent boredom/ existential angst:

https://www.thesilverline.org.uk/ Telephone befriending service for the elderly

www.llttf.com Online cognitive behavioural therapy site

www.youngminds.org.uk Children and adolescent mental health support resource

https://www.headspace.com Meditation/ relaxation and sleep resources

https://www.mind.org.uk/.../takin.../five-ways-to-wellbeing/ Wellbeing advice

https://www.cruse.org.uk Bereavement counselling

https://www.samaritans.org/ Samaritans

https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/.../Looking-After-Yourself Self help resources for mental health issues

https://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk Online resource for all mental health issues, including bereavement

https://www.coursera.org/ Online resource for skills building

https://www.udacity.com/ “Udacity is the world’s fastest, most efficient way to master the skills tech companies want. 100% online, part-time & self-paced.”

https://www.senecalearning.com/ Online learning support resource for GCSE/ A-Level/ KS2 and KS3

https://corbettmaths.com Maths Learning support

https://www.u3a.org.uk University of the 3rd age, online courses for more mature students

https://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm Online courses from MIT

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga Yoga you can do with the kids, to chill them out?

https://www.udemy.com/ Free online courses https://www.explorationoftheday.com/ Artistic exploration website

http://languagejam.net Learn new languages online

https://www.humblebundle.com/ Online sci-fi books

https://www.khanacademy.org Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.

BBC Learning http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/ This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

Futurelearn https://www.futurelearn.com 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). Seneca https://www.senecalearning.com For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Openlearn https://www.open.edu/openlearn/ Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.

Blockly https://blockly.games Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Scratch https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/ Creative computer programming

Ted Ed https://ed.ted.com All sorts of engaging educational videos National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo https://www.duolingo.com Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science https://mysteryscience.com Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This https://thekidshouldseethis.com Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course https://thecrashcourse.com You Tube videos on many subjects

https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards https://www.crestawards.org Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards https://idea.org.uk Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad https://www.tinkercad.com All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths https://www.prodigygame.com Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Cbeebies Radio https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedete.../ A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

British Council https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ Lots of free resources for Primary age

Big History Project https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Geography Games https://world-geography-games.com/world.html Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/ Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art https://www.redtedart.com Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree https://theimaginationtree.com Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater https://toytheater.com/ Educational online games DK Find Out https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/... Activities and quizzes

Twinkl https://www.twinkl.co.uk This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

https://roll20.net/ Play DnD and other RPGs with friends online or make new friends and learn how to play. It's free for basic service (which is likely all you will need)

https://artsandculture.google.com/ There's a link to themes and collections in the drop down menu, and virtual gallery tours to check out.

https://librivox.org/ Audiobooks. Like Audible, but FREE! Basically if you aren't aware, Project Gutenberg stores all books which are outside copyright (and therefore free to read https://www.gutenberg.org/) Librivox is where people have taken these books and then narrated them.

https://www.vulture.com/.../coronavirus-the-metropolitan... Free online operas

https://www.boatloadpuzzles.com/ Free online puzzles

https://www.zooniverse.org/projects You can help make a difference and keep boredom at bay right here -

https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD6BF044AE5B386D2 Complete online free music concerts

https://www.stageit.com/ Online theatre productions

https://www.dramaonlinelibrary.com Online plays and theatrical performances

https://wikisource.org/wiki/Main_Page https://www.travelandleisure.com/.../museums-with-virtual... Virtual museum tours

http://www.openculture.com/.../download-free-coloring... Free colouring books to download and print

Free on-line Chess https://www.chess.com/live

Play free on-lin chess with a friend https://chess.cool/play/with_friend.html