Secondary School Resources
Online resources to help secondary school aged learners with studying at home.
The first list is resources that can be helpful for all subjects. Use the shortcuts to skip to specific areas of study.
Glasgow Libraries eResources
Explore the wide range of resources your library card gives you access to.
Your library card gives you access to this excellent resource with dictionaries and reference books on a wide variety of subjects.
Excellent resources for lots of subjects. Your school will have provided details for this.
Learning resources organised by level and subject. Requires registration.
Guides for each subject and past papers.
Revision for all subjects and levels.
Free resources for a variety of subjects and levels in the Scottish Curriculum from Collins Publishing.
US based study guides for a variety of subjects.
Lots to explore in this excellent resource. Organised by subject.
NLS holds Scotland's Moving Image Archive where there is a wide selection of films to view from home as well as Lesson Plans that can be used to support home learning. Explore around 100 years of Scotland's history captured by amateur and professional film-makers.
The UK's independent fact checking charity.
Excellent online resources from the British Library, particularly good for English and History.
Business and Computing
Glasgow Libraries have a wealth of business information available free for members.
Access provided by Glasgow Librares (may require library card number) .
Try looking at the Business Opportunity Profiles which show key market issues and trends for different types of business.
This site, Business Ed has other information but some of it requires a subscription. The dictionary of business terms is free to use.
Free online courses - may require sign up.
Resources compiled by STEM Learning to support computing at secondary school level (may have an A-level bias).
Free python-based coding program provided by Amazon.
Free coding activities for practice at home.
Learn how to code in Scratch and create games and stories.
Interactive and fun themed cyber skils lessons.
Your library card gives you access to the premium Oxford English Dictionary which includes help on grammar and writing.
Free author videos and writing resources.
Excellent resource with large collection of poems, biographical information on poets and analysis.
Excellent resource with large collection of poems and learning materials with a focus on Scottish works.
Access available from Glasgow Libraries, may require login with library card.
A comprehensive online resource for research on literary topics, authors and their works. Content includes; literary criticism, biographies, topic and work overviews, primary sources, interviews and reviews.
Art and Design
Explore art galleries and museums and also search for specific artists.
A wide range of resources for those studying art.
A resource for looking at design, including a library of design objects to explore and study.
Huge educational resource including lessons and streamable performances.
Tools to experiment with set design and lighting. This site also has lots of professional examples showcasing the designer's work.
Association for Theatre in Higher Education
This is a US site aimed more at teachers than pupils but they have compled lots of home learning resources for drama here.
NYOS have a series of video tutorials on their site marked as #nyosfromhome. Under the "See & Hear" tab they also have recordings available to stream for free.
Free music notation software - sign up and download may be required.
A secondary school music teacher's website of music resources. May not have been updated this year but full of helpful materials.
BBC Food Techniques
How-to guides for food preparation and cooking.
BBC Food Ingredients
An A-Z of different ingredients with recipies.
Maths learning games designed for up to age 14. Your school will have provided a login.
Page created by a maths teacher. May not have been updated recently but includes resources for all levels.
Your library card gives you access to the Oxford Dictionaries for multiple languages including French, Spanish, German and other popularly studied languages.
Free language learning online for lots of laguages. Good for vocabulary. Requires signup.
Online multi-language dictionary.
PE lessons on YouTube from Scottish teachers.
A comprehensive list of resources and websites for at-home dance support created by One Dance UK.
A free, digital dance platform with dance lessons and tutorials. May require sign up.
Resources for a variety of STEM subjects at different levels.
Online Textbook created by Preston Lodge High School
Interactive learning resources from University of London science education centre
Lots of resources and articles to explore - some things aimed more at teachers but there are helpful tools like this interactive periodic table.
Interactive 3D chemistry animations - a section is listed for A-level which may be suitable for higher and advanced higher pupils.
Website of resources from a Physics Teacher in Scotland.
Comprehensive website made by a teacher in the US for physics learners.
Popular YouTube channel for physics.
Country profiles provided by BBC.
Profiles for every country in the world maintained by the CIA in the US.
Maps with articfacts covering USA and world events. Lots to explore.
Lots of resources to learn about the Scottish Parliament for various age groups.
Lots of resources searchable by age such as MP for a Week game.
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Education
This is not longer updated but gives information on the major world religions.
British Library Sacred Texts
Explore sacred texts from major world religions and lots more.
Design and Manufacture
Resource created by a teacher of design and manufacture with lots to explore.
Lots of videos showing manufacturing processes.
Detailed information about plastics processes.
Free resource to simulate and solve beams.
Free software tools including those to simulate circuits.
Popular channel with demonstration videos.