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Welcome to the Homework Gnome!

Help with primary school history, geography, science and RS homework

TheSchoolRun Homework Gnome

Looking for child-friendly homework and project help for primary-school children? Meet the Homework Gnome! This free resource covers the most common curriculum topics and offers information, resources and links to further learning.

From essential information to weird (but true!) facts, picture galleries, videos and more, TheSchoolRun’s Homework Gnome offers your child a fantastic launching pad for learning about the history, geography and science topics they’re covering in school.

Each national-curriculum area has been researched and presented in child-friendly language to help your child with homework projects and at-home research.

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Need more resources or want to explore the topic further? We’ve also packed each page with links to relevant images, educational films and age-appropriate interactive games – so why not make a strategic plan to fight the Battle of Hastings, assemble a human skeleton or write Chinese characters?

We add new topics to the Project Explorer on a regular basis, so come back soon!

Please note: the Project Explorer features a number of links to external websites, chosen for their editorial relevance of the topics and suitability for children. External links are selected and reviewed when the page is published, but TheSchoolRun cannot be responsible for the content of external websites. For more details see our Terms and conditions.

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