Key Stage 3

To find general resources for subjects and other curriculum activities, click on the subject links below:

Art & Photography Business Studies Computing & ICT Design Technology English Maths
Enterprise & Marketing Geography Health & Social Care History Learning 4 Life PE
MFL Performing Arts Religious Studies Science

Art & Photography

Museum Tours

Free virtual tours of museums from around the world

Google Arts and Culture

Access to 500 museums and art galleries from around the world

Student Art Guide

Helping students excel in a wide range of high school art qualifications

Art Department Pinterest

Art at BHS boards aimed at helping and inspiring you with your projects

Code Academy An easy-to-use website-based code platform designed for students and teachers
Code Club Digital making projects with step-by-step instructions to teach you how to create games, animations and much more
Cyber Security Cyber Security Challenge UK have competitions and challenges for those interested in cyber security
CETX Game Design Free online game design courses to build your skills
Design Technology

STEM Learning

Design and technology resources for home learning

Technology Student

Information sheets and exercises to enhance the study, understanding and teaching of design and technology including engineering

The Design Museum

The world’s leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form


Bedrock Learning

Students should complete 2 Bedrock exercises a week to build vocabulary and increase their reading age. Exercises are based on moving students reading age up to the next level. 

BBC Bitesize

KS3 English resources by topic.

English Mastery

A range of KS3 resources provided by the Ark Curriculum team


Audiobooks available for free while schools are closed

English and Media Centre

A range of downloadable resources covering a range of texts for key stage 3 

Pobble 365

Publishing a new image each day as a basis for creative writing, including starters, questions and ideas

Poetry by Heart

A website dedicated to poetry allowing you to choose a poem, learn it by heart and perform it out loud.  Includes anthologies and other resources

The Children’s Poetry Archive

An archive of spoken poetry recordings for students to listen to aloud

Project Gutenberg

A library of over 60,000 free eBooks to download or read online


National Geographic Kids

Educational games, videos and other activities centred mostly on animals and the natural world

Virtual Tours

Over 30 virtual field trips with links

Ordnance Survey Map Zone

Games, trivia quizzes and help with map skills along with fascinating topics from about the world

eChalk Map Reading Skills

Interactive resources to help with map skills

Internet Geography

A wide range of resources, videos and online activities on a variety of geography topics

Reach Out Reporter

High-quality videos and other learning resources for science and other subjects with topical news to inspire you


History Podcasts

Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, narrates 100 programmes that retell humanity’s history through the objects we have made

Learning 4 Life

Safer Internet Resources

Resources to help you understand the dangers online and how to stay safe

The Day

A daily newsletter helping to enrich learning with real-world knowledge and skills


News website designed for young children and teenagers


Hegarty Maths

A top quality, home learning platform 

Maths Mastery

A range of KS3 resources provided by the Ark Curriculum team

Bowland Maths Resources

Downloadable assessments on a range of subjects, including sample answers and assessment tips

Corbett Maths

A wide range of videos and downloadable questions categorised by topic and predicted grade


A range of interactive and offline activities categorised by age


Twinkl French

Twinkl French provides an extensive range of resources such as worksheets, games and vocabulary tools all focusing on Key Stage 3 French


Kerboodle provides access to a wide range of interactive online resources linked to the current KS3 French course, Allez.


A very useful range of activities to practise and consolidate vocabulary and grammar knowledge.

Performing Arts

National Theatre

Bringing unmissable theatre, filmed live from Britain’s most exciting stages.  The National Theatre plays streaming for free on YouTube

Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals

Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals plays streaming on YouTube weekly

BBC Music

Ten Pieces opens up the world of classical music to 7-14 year olds.  Exploring exciting films, lessons, instrumental arrangements and live events.

Focus On Sound 

Develop listening skills, theory, composing and musical knowledge with online resources for PCs, tablets and smartphones. 

Music Theory 

Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators.

Chrome Music Lab 

Website with a variety of apps for musical exploration. 


Fitness Blender

A range of exercise and workout videos sorted by difficulty, type, gender and equipment requirements


YouTube videos delivered by teachers focussing on the PE curriculum.  Supports home learning

Religious Studies

BBC Religions

Links to a wide range of religions including their beliefs, history, people, rites and rituals and types


A range of videos and resources for RE and PHSE


Stem Learning

An online resource bank with links to resources and external websites

Isaac Physics

Providing online problem-solving activities to support teachers and students.  Includes some maths and chemistry

BBC Bitesize

KS3 revision and quizzes categorised by subject

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