Student under 12 being taught
Student under 12 being taught

For students under 12

For students under the age of 12, we have a range of digital resources that can stimulate imaginations and feed curiosity.

10-12 years

General resources

  • BBC Bitesize - This site provides lessons, plus a TV channel full of learning content, podcasts on BBC Sounds and educational videos on iPlayer.
  • Oxplore - As the ‘Home of Big Questions', Oxplore brings you debates and ideas that go beyond the classroom. Big questions tackle complex ideas across a range of subjects and draw on the latest research undertaken at Oxford.

English

  • The Oxplore Book Club - There is a new text for children aged 11-14 to discover every month until the summer break, along with a dedicated Oxplore page bursting with author profiles, quizzes, videos and more. Students will be able to submit their own book reviews for the chance to win prizes and there will be a monthly book chat on Zoom with some very special guests.
  • The Poetry Foundation - An interactive website, including videos and audio clips to make poetry come to life.

Maths

  • NRich - A series of activities to entertain and learn about Maths at home.
  • Plus Mathematics - An online magazine from the University of Cambridge, aimed at celebrating Mathematics.

Science

Art and Design

History

  • The Black Curriculum learning resources - Learning resources for students to learn about Black history. The Black Curriculum is a social enterprise that aims to raise awareness of black British history across the UK.

Geography

  • David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef - An interactive journey around Australia's Great Barrier Reef. With an interactive map and video footage, this website allows children to explore one of the most complex ecosystems on the planet.

Music

  • MusicMap - An interactive hub of popular music.

Under 10 years

General resources

  • BBC Bitesize - This site provides lessons, plus a TV channel full of learning content, podcasts on BBC Sounds and educational videos on iPlayer.
  • Oxford Owl - Award-winning website from Oxford University Press, created to support children’s learning both at home and at school.

English

Maths

  • James Dyson Foundation - The Design Process Box is a free resource to help teachers bring engineering into the classroom.
  • NRich - A series of activities to entertain and learn about Maths at home.
  • ScratchJR - With ScratchJr, children aged 5-7 can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer.

Science

Art and Design

History

  • The Black Curriculum learning resources - Learning resources for students to learn about Black history. The Black Curriculum is a social enterprise that aims to raise awareness of black British history across the UK.
  • Mindgrowing - Details of child-friendly places in Oxford to visit, compiled by GLAM (Oxford University's Gardens, Libraries and Museums).
  • Pitt Rivers Virtual Tour - Online tour of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford.

Geography 

Music