Free Resources

The mission of the HEA is to promote and support the practice of home education across Australia and to advance educational equity for members.  

The HEA endeavours to keep this curated list up to date. If you have resources you think should be on the list, or see any broken links, please email the Subscriptions Team. Enjoy!

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Arts

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English & Language Arts

Health & Development

History & Civics

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Origo at Home

STEM

Guidance and instruction for maths learning at home. K-6.

$ FREE

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Maths is Fun

STEM

Puzzles, games, worksheets and an illustrated dictionary. For K-12.

$ FREE

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Scholastic at Home

multi-subject

16 downloadable worksheets for Years 1-3.

$ FREE

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SquizKids News Podcast

news & current affairs

Daily news podcast for 8-12 year olds. Australian.

$ FREE

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My Period

health, PDHPE

Resources on Body Positivity, Puberty, The Menstrual Cycle, Female Reproductive Organs, Self-Care

$ FREE

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History for Kids

history

Enter ancient worlds, meet famous people and discover fascinating facts. Games and activities from the BBC.

$ FREE

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Digital Citizenship - NSW DoE

safety, citizenship

"Respectable, Responsible, Safe" - How your digital behaviour affects you and others.

$ FREE

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CommonLit Library

english, primary, secondary

Collection of fiction and nonfiction for Years 3-12

$ FREE

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Phenomenom

health, STEM

Food education Videos and lessons aligned to the Australian Curriculum. Years 3-7

$ FREE

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Read Write Think

english

Literacy / Language Arts Lessons for K-12

$ FREE

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NSW State Library

multi-subject, arts, STEM

Learning at the Library - Home and Student resources.

$ FREE

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MyFuture

STEM, entrepreneur, secondary

Explore career pathways & tools to develop self-knowledge.

$ FREE

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GCF LearnFree

STEM

Learn essential computer and life skills! All ages.

$ FREE

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Project Firestorm

citizenship, safety

Years 5-6 Start Your Mission! NSW Rural Fire Service

$ FREE

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Family Connect

health, safety

"Uplifting Australia" - Sets children up for success and good mental health.

$ FREE

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Duolingo

languages

The free, fun, and effective way to learn a language! All ages and many languages to chose from.

$ FREE

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Civics and Citizenship

Australia, citizenship

Aligned to the Australian Curriculum.

$ FREE

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Sydney Living Museums

Australia, history, geography

Learning resources about Australia's history. Primary & Secondary

$ FREE

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How to Smile

STEM

Search almost 3,500 of the very best STEM at-home-activities on the web. Primary & Secondary.

$ FREE

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ATO Tax, Super + You

financial literacy

Helping students take control of their tax and super. Years 7-12

$ FREE

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ReconciliationAustralia

Aboriginal, Australia, secondary

Extensive range of print resources available. See too Reconciliation Film Club and Share Our Pride websites.

$ FREE

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Get Reading Right

english

Synthetic Phonics lessons for ages 4-6. Outcomes matched to ACARA Literacy Progressions.

$ FREE

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Academy for Enterprising Girls

entrepreneur, STEM

Take your passion or interest and turn it into something that can change your home, your community or even your world.

$ FREE

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Lebanese Muslim Association

health, muslim

Family programs and educational information. Some free.

$ FREE

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Crackerjack Education

Aboriginal, Australia, multi-subject, history

Free Indigenous teaching resources

$ FREE

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GeoScience Australia

STEM, geography, Australia

Year 4 - Senior secondary resources. Australian Geoscience.

$ FREE

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Behind the News

news & current affairs, secondary

ABC educational world news program for students. News and current affairs in a dynamic and creative way.

$ FREE

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NSW.gov.au Education

safety

NSW Boating Education Program. Includes a Marine Safety activity book.

$ FREE

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Biggest Child Safety Lesson

safety, health, Australia

Daniel Morcombe Foundation.
Lesson as well as guides and resources.

$ FREE

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Ambleside Online

Charlotte Mason, christian

Charlotte Mason homeschool curriculum prepares children for a life of rich relationships with God, humanity, and the natural world

$ FREE

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