Free Online Classes for Children
The following free online classes are available to help keep children at home engaged and active:
NDCYS – Streamed Monday mornings at 9.30
Please tune into this in schools and at home.
PE with Joe Wicks - Streamed at 9am, daily
Fitness guru The Body Coach is leading a 30-minute livestream on his YouTube channel every morning with workouts created specifically for kids. Kick off your day with some exercise and keep your energy levels up!
Geography & Environmental Studies with Steve Backshall - Streamed at 9.30am, every Wednesday
Bring the wild into your living room with naturalist and TV presenter Steve Backshall! He'll be answering all of your burning questions about animals, conservation and the environment with his live Q&A broadcast across Facebook and YouTube.
Maths with Carol Vorderman - Access anytime
Legendary Countdown alumnus and mathematician Carol Vorderman has opened up her incredible maths website The Maths Factor to the public, giving free access to 4-12 year olds until they go back to school.
Science with Maddie Moate and Greg Foot - Streamed at 11am, daily
Join Maddie Moate from CBeebies' Do You Know every day for a science lesson with a twist, all from the comfort of your own home! Let's Go Live features quirky garden activities, craft ideas and plenty of fun facts to keep little brains busy.
Dance with Oti Mabuse - Streamed at 11.30am, daily
Oti Mabuse is bringing some Strictly magic to your living room every morning with her free daily livestreams where she and Marius Lepure will be teaching you how to dance like a pro in just half an hour. Each day has a different theme - so far there's been Mary Poppins, Trolls and even Shrek!
English with David Walliams - Released at 11am, daily
Bestselling children's author and brilliant comedian David Walliams is releasing an audio version of one of his stories each day on his website at 11am. When you've got a quiet moment during the day, settle down and listen to his hilarious 20-minute storytelling session and escape the world for a bit.
Food Tech with Jamie Oliver - Streamed at 5.30pm, daily
Chef Jamie Oliver is releasing new episodes every day of his Keep Cooking and Carry On series on Channel 4, focusing on how to make the most of what you've already got in the kitchen. Plus, Jamie's 9-year-old son Buddy has an entire playlist on YouTube dedicated to kid-friendly cooking that you can join in with.
Music with Myleene Klass - Released at 10am Monday, 6.30pm Wednesday, 10am Friday
Enrol in Myleene’s Music Klass, where she'll be posting 3 lessons a week to get your children's music abilities flowing. You'll learn all the basics about rhythm and reading music and who knows, you may even end up with some mini Mozarts by the time lockdown is over!
Story Time with Amy Adams, Chris Pratt and more - Access whenever
Loads of huge Hollywood stars have joined forces to bring you Save With Stories - an Instagram account where celebrities read their favourite children's stories and sing their favourite songs to keep your kids entertained.
Home Economics with Theo Michaels - Streamed at 4pm, Monday and Wednesday Join Masterchef semi-finalist and TV chef Theo in a live family-friendly cook-along as you create something delicious from your cupboards. He usually posts the ingredients you'll need on his website beforehand, so you can check you have it all ready.
Although we've done our best to make sure all the lesson times are correct, please bear in mind they are subject to change.