Home learning support for families
To support parents and carers with home learning, our subject experts have put together a selection of activities and materials, all of which are completely free for everyone to access.
- Guidance for families
- Educational family activities
- Remote lessons for children
Join Paul Howard-Jones to explore what goes on in the brain when learning is taking place, and what that means for how you can support your child's learning.
Top tips on home learning, covering everything from making use of what you have around you to creating simple routines.
Tips, advice and guidance about home learning and supporting your child’s mental health and wellbeing during lockdown.
Families: activities to do at home
Remote lessons for children
These lessons cover a range of topics and can be accessed at any time of day, making it easy to fit into your home learning schedule.
Smartphone apps to help teach science and computing
Videos from well-known STEM Ambassadors
British Astronaut Tim Peake answers children’s questions about how to become an astronaut.
Dallas Campbell discusses the link between food and engineering in this video about how astronauts eat bacon sandwiches in space.
Professor Paul Howard-Jones shares his knowhow on the science of how children learn.
Make your own rocket at home, with top tips and guidance from Dallas Campbell.
Find out what bras and spacesuits have in common in this video from TV presenter Dallas Campbell.