BBC Bitesize has opened its doors today. Over the past two weeks it has devised a range of lessons, resources, videos to help support parents who are homeschooling. They will bring three new lessons everyday with videos, content and activities.
Collaborating with teachers and education specialists, it will offer 14 weeks of curriculum based learning for kids across the UK.
Renowned physicist, Professor Brian Cox will bring science lessons to life as he covers topics including the solar system, force and gravity.
Sergio Aguero, Manchester City’s star striker, turns his attention to numbers as he sets about getting kids across the country counting in Spanish.
And former MP, Ed Balls continues the number theme as he goes back to his political roots in economics to deliver a KS3 maths class.
Danny Dyer, EastEnders actor and direct descendant of King Edward III, delivers the facts on another historic king, Henry VIII as he brings history to KS1 pupils whilst Doctor Who’s Jodie Whittaker will also be dropping into Bitesize Daily lessons.
Sir David Attenborough, known the world over for his natural history documentaries, is also set to be involved, helping youngsters to learn about the oceans, mapping the world and why animals look the way they do.
In week one students will meet; Mr Burton (Educating Yorkshire), Ms Webb (Primary), Mr Brown (Secondary), Ms Armit (Secondary), Mr Mycock (Secondary) and Mr McPartlin of Britain’s Got Talent fame.
They will all front daily lessons available from 9am each week day on BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button.