Video Content

Video Content

There is an abundance of educational content available on various video hosting websites that teachers and students can use to explore topics they are covering. It is advisable that teachers watch videos in full before sharing them with students. 


Click on the images below to access each of the video platforms.

YouTube has a vast number of educational and informative videos that can be easily searched and shared with students via online platforms, email, etc. 

WatchKnowLearn has indexed approximately 50,000 educational videos, placing them into a directory of over 5,000 categories.


TED-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative. TED-Ed’s mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of teachers and students around the world.

TeacherTube is a free community for sharing instructional videos and content for teachers and students. 

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. 


Vimeo is an ad-free video platform that hosts thousands of professionally produced videos.



This website allows Teachers and Students access instructional videos and content for lessons.


Storyline Online 

Has a bank of storybooks read by SAG actors. Each book includes supplemental material, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills.

The Literacy Shed 

A hub of thematic visual literacy resources that may be used as content for lessons.


 Videos of story books for teachers to use in lessons with pupils.

Read Out Loud Archives

Videos produced in conjunction with children’s authors and illustrators. Videos include read-aloud books, author interviews and literacy themed art tutorials.

Khan Academy ELA

This free resource contains a number of digital texts and activities suited to the middle and senior classes which can be set as assignments that pupils complete independently. 

"Write. Right. Rite." Series

This is a series of writing prompts presented in video format by the author Jason Reyolds. 


Máire Nic an Rí Padlet

This padlet from Máire Nic an Rí has recordings of Gaeilge Gearrscéalta.

Glór na nGael 

YouTube channel filled with stories, sport and craftwork for pupils

Scéalta le Spraoi

A YouTube channel specifically created to support pupils and teachers in the teaching and learning of Gaeilge.

Scéal an Lae 

Videos of Irish language storybooks read by their authors, publishers and Irish actors.

Coláiste Lurgan 

This Youtube Channel provides popular songs in Irish to support the teaching and learning of Gaeilge.



Beyond the Classroom

PDST Beyond the Classroom resources can be used by teachers to help engage parents in their child's physical literacy journey. Learning undertaken within physical education class can be consolidated and enhanced outside of school through the use of these resources.

PE at Home

Videos used to support all the strands of the primary PE curriculum at home. Provided by a collaboration between PDST, DCU and the Irish Heart Foundation.

Physical Literacy Videos

Videos to develop physical literacy at school linked to the PDST ‘Move Well, Move Often’ resource.


Movement and mindfulness videos for primary pupils.


I am an

Videos to support all strands of the primary school Visual Arts Curriculum. A scoilnet resource.

National Gallery of Ireland Videos

The Irish National Gallery provides a range of videos exploring and explaining some of their most famous artworks.


Crash Course Kids

Science themed videos for primary pupils. covering a wide range of topics including habitats, engineering, space and STEM amongst others.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids has a dedicated webpage full of interactive, thematic primary resources.

Removing Ads from Videos 

The websites detailed below allow you to remove ads from videos and also crop videos to a certain section before you send to pupils.


RTE Home School Hub

The home of RTE Home-School programme with engaging lessons complete with activity sheets.

Cúla 4 ar Scoil

Resources and thematic lessons for pupils to engage with.