Home learning resources for homeschooling support


Our home learning resources cover a range of topics to help continue their learning from home.

The free resources on this page are full of advice for parents, carers and educators. Find expert tips, practical activities and useful resources to make home learning fun, engaging and productive!

Online homeschooling resources

Explore homeschooler parent advice, educational resources and activities you can practice with your children at home…

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The rise of home schooling UK: Advice for parents

Are you considering home schooling your child in the UK? Charlotte Gater, Head of Curriculum at Explore Learning, shares her advice and feedback from parents who have already taken this step…

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Homeschooling help for parents

Here you can find homeschooling help, resources, planning advice and more to piece the puzzle together to start using your home school curriculum to your advantage.

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Maintaining support for children at home

We’ve put together our top ideas to support you with home learning.

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Recommended home learning resources

Want to know where to go for great at-home learning resources? Here is a list of some of our favourite websites…

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Homeschooling resources for ages 4-7

Our Head of Curriculum, Charlotte Gater has collated some of her favourite free homeschooling resources for you to use with children aged 4-7.

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Homeschooling resources for ages 7-11

Find more resources for children aged 7-11.

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Homeschooling resources for ages 11-14

Access our collection of homeschooling resources for children aged 11-14.

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Home learning activities

Find fun and easy home learning activities to sneak learning into your child’s time at home.

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Practical learning activities at home

Practical learning activities are a great way to learn at home whilst having fun. Get some inspiration here.

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Homeschooling ideas

Charlotte Gater, Head of Curriculum, shares a few home school ideas to support you during this time, in the hope that they will give you 5 minutes of peace!

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Educating children at home: tips from a curriculum developer

Get tips on educating children at home from a curriculum developer.

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Teacher tips for homeschooling reception aged children

Hayley Robbins, an Early Years Teacher from Surrey, shares her top tips on home schooling younger children.

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Overcoming homeschooling fatigue

Here are some ideas to help you freshen up your home learning routine and keep education going.

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The benefits of helping and learning at home

There are so many benefits of supporting your child’s learning at home, and the good news is that this doesn’t have to mean hours and hours of repetitive and tiring study!

What resources do I need for homeschooling?

If you’re looking to support your child’s education from home, you will need quality resources and activities to keep them engaged and cover a variety of subjects. Look for resources that are diverse and cater to different learning styles and skills.


Best homeschool resources – what to look for

Our free online resources for homeschooling are:

  • Mapped to the national curriculum in the UK
  • Completely free
  • Suitable for children aged 4-14
  • High quality and created by education experts

Free homeschool resources – the benefits

Supplementing their schooling at home can help to build confidence, overcome problem areas and get them excited about learning. 

Our free home learning resources are designed to support parents and carers looking to home-educate children and young people. This could be for homeschooled children or just those looking to supplement their learning from home throughout the school year.

Benefits to learning at home include:


  • Home learning packs are available at any time of day, allowing your child to practice when it’s best for them 
  • Online games, YouTube videos and activities have an element of fun – so children can learn without even realising! 
  • Learning from home saves on travel time and can fit into your family’s schedule  
  • Continued learning at home can boost their confidence when they are back in the classroom
  • Learning from home can supplement their schooling at every key stage
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