The BBC’s new Bitesize Daily service launches today, providing content for children across primary and secondary education.
Over 200 teachers as well as a series of celebrities came together to create 14 weeks of curriculum based learning.
Educationalists including Mr Burton (Educating Yorkshire), Ms Webb (Primary), Mr Brown (Secondary), Ms Armit (Secondary), Mr Mycock (Secondary) and Mr McPartlin of Britain’s Got Talent fame will front the first week of daily lessons – available from 9am each week day on BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button.
Celebrity teachers include Professor Brian Cox, Manchester City footballer Sergio Aguero will beto get the nation’s kids counting in Spanish, Mabel and Liam Payne and Jodie Whittaker. ry to KS1 pupils whilst Doctor Who’s Jodie Whittaker will also be dropping into Bitesize Daily lessons.
Director BBC Children’s & Education, Alice Webb said: “We’re proud that the BBC can bring together so many people to offer such a wide-ranging package of support to help children and parents right across the UK at such a challenging time.
“We said the BBC would be there for people through this crisis, and we meant it. It’s vital that every child is able to continue learning – and the lessons we’re putting on will make sure they have fun at the same time.”
Each day, 6 lots of 20 minute Bitesize Daily programmes will air on BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button split into age groups 5-7 years, 7-9 years, 9-11 years, 11- 12, 12-13 years and 13-14 years.
BBC Bitesize Daily launches Monday 20 April across BBC iPlayer, Red Button and online at https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
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