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.
BBC Bitesize - Many lessons for each school year. Available online (see below) or via the red button on your TV remote from BBC channnels.
BBC TV programs - From January 2021 new BBC educational programs are as follows:
- CBBC - 9am to midday weekdays - primary school ages - Not available during summer holidays.
- BBC 2 - 1pm to 3pm weeekdays - secondary school ages 11-14 - Not available during summer holidays.
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. Links to BBC Bitesisize during summer holidays.
BBC iPlayer Lockdown Learning channel allows access to many BBC educational programs. Note: This channel is no longer available (July 2021)
OpenLearn - Why not trying one of 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
The 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
The above are a selection of local providers. For information about other providers please use a web search.