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.

Useful Websites


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.


Khan Academy

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. 


Prodigy Maths

Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age. Free to sign up



Learn languages for free. Web or app.


Cbeebies Radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.

British Council

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.

Pobble 365

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!

Mystery Science

Free science lessons

Nature Detectives

Nature based activities for children


Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home.




All kinds of making.



Code.orgĀ® 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.


Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.


Creative computer programming




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.

BBC Learning

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.

Ted Ed

All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Grid Club

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

Crash Course

You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids

As above for a younger audience

iDEA Awards

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.

Geography Games

Geography gaming!

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.

Toy Theater

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.