Activities to do at home for kids and adults - coronavirus advice

Languages and online learning activities

BBC Languages

BBC websites offering tips, skills in many languages.

British Sign Language Alphabet Spelling Lesson with Holly McConnell

British Sign Language Alphabet Spelling Lesson

Open Learn – The Open University

Search for 1000 free courses, interactives, videos and more.

Future Learn

Is coronavirus affecting your education or work? Explore online courses to continue studying, build professional skills, and connect with experts.

Open Learn Create

Open Learn Create is an innovative leading open educational platform where individuals and organisations can publish their open content, open courses and resources. It is Moodle based and has tools for collaboration, reuse and remixing.


Alternative lists of free resources, support, advice, and information for families - please do share the links for these with family and friends.

What to do when you are bored - Good Housekeeping

Over 55 creative things to do when you’re bored to pass the time.


50 fund things to do when you’re stuck inside during winter.

The Khan Academy

The Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, on a personalised learning dashboard for learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

Ted Talks

Choose what excites you. Whether it’s personal growth or shifting your perspective – there’s a whole world of ideas waiting for you.


This course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about modern and contemporary art. Over the next five weeks, you will look at art through a variety of themes: Places and Spaces, Art and Identity, Transforming Everyday Objects, and Art and Society.