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BBC Bitesize support for learning and revising for all age groups. Daily lessons in English, maths and other core subjects start 9.00am Monday 20 April.


BBC History Extra  the official website for BBC History Magazine, BBC History Revealed and BBC World Histories Magazine.


BBC Teach videos and interactive lessons on a wide range of subjects


Department of Education -  a list of many online resources for home education, including English, maths, PE, science, wellbeing, SEND and more.


Off School - downloadable resources recommended by teachers with links to websites covering many topics and themes. Have a look at the film and activity zone to find videos created by teachers that demonstrate fun, quality activities that can be created at home.


P.E. with Joe - P.E. sessions and other workout activities with Joe Wicks.


PhonicsPlay currently free to use!


Teacher's Pet home learning resource packs, from Early Years to Key Stage 2


Twinkl home learning support for everyone


STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

Science Museums Group -  activities, games and videos.

Scratch -  create stories, games and animation.

STEM  learning - science, technology, engineering and maths resources.




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Are you at home with your children? Would you like some extra support to help them with their learning?

Libraries have now started a phased reintroduction of services with a Select and Collect option from the front doors of all of its buildings.


There is also a huge amount online. Have a look at the great resources on this page!


We will continue to add resources here so please keep checking!

FREE Online Resources from West Sussex Libraries FREE Online Resources from West Sussex Libraries

To access any of our listed resources from home, follow the link and where instructed, enter your library card number.


The Enquiries Team are here to help with any queries.



Britannica Library logoThe world famous Britannica Library is a recommended source of general information and comes in three different levels. JuniorStudent and Adult. It contains lots of images and videos as well to help bring topics alive. It is available to library members from home.




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Oxford Reference includes over 100 reference titles such as dictionaries, timelines, flags and maps. It is available to library members from home.




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Issues Online is an interactive resource for students, teachers and parents, containing articles, infographics and information on hundreds of important topics. It is available to library members from home.







West Sussex Past Pictures has thousands of historical images of West Sussex from our library service and local museums.

Writers and Books Writers and Books

Authorfy -  free author videos and writing resources.


Barrington Stoke - advice, information and free resources for parents and carers of children with dyslexia.


Books about lockdown - free to download. Click the link for further details on our Children's Activities page.


British Library - discovering children's books - explore centuries of stories, poems and illustrations.


Children's Poetry Archive - listen to poetry being read aloud.


Poetry by heart - a wide selection of poetry on different topics, including some linking to recordings from the Poetry Archive.



Nature and Wildlife Nature and Wildlife

Chester Zoo - See their live virtual zoo tours or catch up later with the highlights!


National Trust - activities to do at home and with your family.


Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) - have fun and learn at home with these activities.


The Wildlife Trusts - plenty of ideas for helping wildlife at home.


Schools Library Service Schools Library Service

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West Sussex Schools Library Service provides resources to support primary schools with teaching and learning.

Arts and Culture Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture - art and culture from around the world.


Internet Archive  - a non-profit library of millions of book, music and pictures.


V&A Museum  - have a look at their collections online.


Accessible learning Accessible learning

Barrington Stoke - advice, information and free resources for parents and carers of children with dyslexia.


Compass card - lots of online resources for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and their families.


Sensory Projects - inclusive resources for learning and playing.


West Sussex Parent Carer Forum West Sussex Parent Carer Forum


West Sussex Parent Carer Forum  - information and support for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0 - 25 years with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), including resources for home learning.

Family Information Service Family Information Service
West Sussex Family Information Service is currently showing childcare providers that are open to care for children of keyworkers.
Staying Safe Online Staying Safe Online

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