Useful Education Websites


Live Life Aberdeenshire Digital Library:

Access free e-books, e-audiobooks, newspapers, magazines, reference materials etc. You need a library card and PIN number for this – if you don’t know this information contact me via e-mail for help

and “how to” videos for those resources:



Teen and Literary classic online audio books. Free for the duration of school closures! This worked in Microsoft Edge but not in Internet Explorer for me so you might need to try different browsers but worth it!


BBC Bitesize

Huge range of subject resources



Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.


British Sign Language

Free 20hr certified course to introduce you to British Sign Language: 


Crash Course

US based You Tube videos on many subjects



Learn languages for free. Web or app.


Family Zone

The National Literacy Trust has launched a free online zone for S1/2 parents seeking ideas and guidance for activities that will engage their children at home, whilst also benefiting their reading, writing and language development.


Google Arts and Culture:

Explore world leading museums and archives virtually



Creative computer programming


National Library for Scotland digital access:

Individuals are required to sign up for digital access via the website, which is simple to do. A trove of free resources.


Project Gutenberg:

Free e-book access


3D Tour of The National Museum of Computing in Bletchley, England:


Ted Ed

Engaging educational videos


Ted-Ed Daily Education Newsletter:

Ted-Ed have committed to creating and sharing high-quality, interactive, video-based lessons on a daily basis, for free.


Virtual Louvre Tour:

Explore the rooms and collections held in the world famous Louvre in Paris