Education - Online & Face-to-Face
The education facilities detailed below are links to external websites. These links will typically open in a new tab. Helmdon Parish Council cannot accept any responsibility for the information or web links provided by external websites.
Click on blue text below for more information for each topic.
BBC Bitesize - Learn at home with lessons for a wide range of school ages. Click here to get started.
Some lessons are broadcast as TV programs e.g. CBBC - from 9am weekdays - primary school ages.
BBC Teach - Free primary and secondary school teaching resources. Click here for more information. Links to BBC Bitesisize during summer holidays.
BBC iPlayer Lockdown Learning channel allows access to many BBC educational programs.
OpenLearn - Why not trying one of The Open University's free courses https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue
FutureLearn - Choose from hundreds of online courses from top universities and specialist organisations (online courses, some with chargeable extensions) https://www.futurelearn.com
WEA (Workers' Educational Association) offer a wide range of online courses. These courses are normally chargeable. However, free courses are offered under certain circumstances. Click here to browse WEA courses in the East Midlands.
Webpage https://couponfollow.com/research/virtual-field-trips (which has been suggested by an overseas user of our "What to do" listings) offers links to a world-wide range of museums, zoos, aquaria/aquariums, historical sites, landmarks and more. Note that other pages on this website may carry advertisements.
For information about other local primary schools use a web search, or try https://www.schoolguide.co.uk/primary-schools/Brackley - note that this external website contains advertisements.
- Chenderit School (Middleton Cheney)
- Magdalen College School (Brackley)
- Sponne School (Towcester)
- The Buckingham School (Sports College, Buckingham)
- The Royal Latin Grammar School (Buckingham)
For information about other local secondary schools use a web search, or try https://www.schoolguide.co.uk/secondary-schools/Brackley - note that this external website contains advertisements.
Further Education / Higher Education / Adult Education
- Oxford Brookes University
- Moulton College
- Northampton College
- Silverstone University Technical College (UTC)
- The Open University (OU)
- University of Buckingham
- University of Northampton
Local Adult Education - including courses not for qualifications
- Brackley & District U3A
To encourage those older people no longer in full-time employment to engage in educational and cultural activities.
- Northamptonshire County Council - Adult Learning Courses
Evening, weekend and daytime - "For life, for work, for wellbeing"
- Northamptonshire County Council - Learn 2 b
Learn2b courses are free of charge to anyone who is currently experiencing any form of mental health distress.
- Worker's Educational Association (WEA)
WEA offer face-to-face and online adult education courses.
- Other Wellbeing Services
The above are a selection of local providers. For information about other providers please use a web search.