Please find below a list of useful websites for you to enhance your child's home learning experience. This is not an exhaustive list and there are many more that could be added. These are the ones that have been recommended which staff have found useful. Hope these help.
Glow is Scotland's nationally available digital environment and can support learning across the whole curriculum. Glow is not just one place or platform, instead it offers a username and password that gives access to a number of different web services.
Seesaw is at the heart of the learning process for millions of students. The platform encourages creativity, expression, and feedback that makes students excited to learn. We believe when students are truly engaged in learning, they find what lights them up, conquer the tough stuff, and open new doors. Now more than ever, remote learning solutions are essential. Seesaw enables meaningful learning from anywhere, for every student. All P1-P3 pupils in West Lothain have access to SeeSaw.
A Maths Dictionary for Kids
The original A Maths Dictionary for Kids is an animated, interactive online math dictionary for students which explains over 630 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language with definitions, examples, activities, practice and calculators.
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.
Searchable site of thousands of quality teaching resources, interactive resources, homework, exam and revision help. Useful for teachers, pupils and parents.
Mangahigh is a game-based learning platform for primary and secondary school mathematics.
Enjoy personalised maths & spelling practice that students love. Engage your students with adaptive learning and multiplayer games with Sumdog.All our P1-P7 children have access to this.
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age. Free to sign up
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Listening activities for the younger ones.
Resources for English language learning
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Teach Your Monster to Read
Help children learn to read with our free, award-winning reading and phonics game.
Unleash your full writing potential with Pobble, the world's most powerful platform to teach writing.
Best primary science resources, games, videos and activities on the web...get inspired with educational fun for all ages.
Free resource of engaging, creative science activities, designed to spark curiosity, discussion and debate. From video to hands-on activities, it's easy to get Explorifying!
Free science lessons
Nature based activities for children
Science awards you can complete from home.
All kinds of making.
Code.org® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools. Their vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science.
BBC Bitesize is here to support you. Over the coming days and weeks we'll be changing to bring you daily content that supports you as schools close across the UK, to help you with your education and wellbeing.
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.
All sorts of engaging educational videos
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Fun interactive learning games & videos for kids, schools and families - learning can be fun! - Improve skills in English, maths, science & a whole lot more!
BrainPOP is here to help you and your curious learners stay informed and on track with free access during school closures.
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
You Tube videos on many subjects
Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
Big History Project
Great opening video. Aimed mainly at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Educational online games
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
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.