Education - Local, TV & Online

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. For local education facilities please scroll down or click here.

TV Learning

BBC TV programs - From January 2021 new BBC educational programs are as follows:

  • CBBC - 9am to midday weekdays - primary school ages
  • BBC 2 - 1pm to 3pm* weeekdays - secondary school ages 11-14. * Hours may increase as programs develop.

BBC Bitesize - Many lessons for each school year. Available online (see below) or via the red button on your TV remote from BBC channnels.

Online Learning

BBC Bitesize - 'Learning at Home' covering a wide age range. Click here to get started.

BBC Teach - Free primary and secondary school teaching resources. Click here for more information.

BBC iPlayer Lockdown Learning channel allows access to many BBC educational programs.

OpenLearn - Why not trying one of OPEN UNIVERSITY's free courses

FutureLearn - Choose from hundreds of online courses from top universities and specialist organisations (online courses, some with chargeable extensions)

The webpage (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.


Primary Schools

For information about other local primary schools use a web search, or try - note that this external website contains advertisements.

Secondary Schools

For information about other local secondary schools use a web search, or try - note that this external website contains advertisements.

Further Education / Higher Education / Adult Education

The above are a selection of local providers. For information about other providers please use a web search.

Local Adult Education - including courses not for qualifications