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Useful Links

Subscribed to Websites

We subscribe to some educational websites and we would encourage you to support your child in accessing them at home. The passwords (reception to year 4) are in the front of your child’s reading record book.  The links for the websites are listed below.

Mathletics : http://www.mathletics.co.uk/

Bug Club : https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Art

www.nationalgallery.org.uk/collection/default_online.htm
The entire collection – online!

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Computing

www.howstuffworks.com/
A site jam packed full of useful information on how everything works including the INTERNET!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr
BBC Dance Mat Typing an introduction to building keyboard awareness.

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Design Technology

www.howstuffworks.com
A site jam packed full of useful information on how everything works.

www.flying-pig.co.uk
Ideas on mechanisms and structures.

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters . Aimed at ages up to 6.

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Education Sites

www.thegrid.org.uk
The public pages from Hertfordshire Education.

http://www.education.gov.uk/
The main site for the Department for Education and Science.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/highlights/sections/primary
Contains a range of interactive sites for Primary Pupils – check out SPYWATCH and The Romans.

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English

www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/treasure
A site based on treasure island.

www.eric-carle.com
The official Eric Carle website – features ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and ‘The Red Fox’.

www.peterrabbit.co.uk
The world of Beatrix Potter tells us about the life of the author and the characters in her books.

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters. Aimed at ages up to 6.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger
Digger and the Gang
activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/dynamo
DynaMo Literacy, numeracy and science games, including Spellbound and Who’s Spooking Who? Designed for home use.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits
Covers the word and text objectives of year 3, 4 and 5 of the National Literacy Strategy.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship
Aimed at children preparing for KS1 National Tests in English.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey
Can be used in the literacy hour for reception year and year 1.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures
Learning phonics can be used as part of the literacy hour for years 1, 2 and 3 with interactive games suitable for whole class work using an interactive whiteboard.

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds

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Geography

https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/education/
Free and Fun section of the OS site for children.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear
Supports KS1 QCA Geography Unit 5: Where in the world is Barnaby Bear?

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/riversandcoasts
KS2 QCA Geography Units 14 and 23: Investigating rivers and coasts.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/twocities
Explores and compares life in Belfast and Mexico City.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/whatisweather
Covers KS2 QCA Geography Unit 7: Weather around the world.

http://www.channel4learning.com/apps26/learning/microsites/E/essentials/geography/index.shtml
Follow the links to explore key geography issues – linked to the QCA scheme and including worksheets and topic-specific image banks.

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History

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece
Ancient Greece

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z82hsbk
Prehistoric

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/anglosaxons
Anglo-Saxons

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/victorians
Children in Victorian Britain

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ww2children
Children of World War 2

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans
Roman

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/vikings
Viking

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/walk
Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings,Tudors, Victorians and Changes since 1948

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/
Famous People

http://www.rmg.co.uk/national-maritime-museum
The National Maritime Museums site with links to the Royal Observatory.

www.vam.ac.uk
The Victoria and Albert Museum better known as The V&A.

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Homework Help

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/
Activities design for children in years 1 and 2

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/
Activities designed for children in years 3-6

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Languages

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench
Beginners’ French for 10-11 year olds. Content also relevant to KS2 QCA Units 1-6.

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Maths

www.nrich.maths.org.uk/public
A really rich resource, for extending students, with new activities each month; use the Archive to find activities and solutions from previous months.

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/numberjacks
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger
Digger and the Gang activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime
Number Time activities alot into the Numeracy Framework for reception year and years 1 and 2.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship
Aimed at chidlren preparing for KS1 National Tests in English.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/numeracy.shtml
The BBC’s maths problems and puzzles for 4-11 year olds

http://www.mathsphere.co.uk/resources/MathSphereMathsPuzzles.htm
A great resource for puzzles

http://www.channel4learning.com/sites/puzzlemaths/
Channel 4 has a range of puzzle available at different levels.

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/index.html
Woodlands School interactive maths activities

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html
ict games numeracy website lots of fun maths activities

http://www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk/school-life/fun-and-games
Coxhoe Primary school have found some really interesting Numeracy websites.

http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/maths.htm
Ambleside C.E. Primary school have a wonderful selection of websites.

http://www.mathszone.co.uk/
Maths Zone is a collection of internet maths resources.

https://www.mathsisfun.com/
Maths is fun website with many fun activities

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games
Topmarks maths xplore maths in a fun way

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PE

www.olympic.org/uk/index_uk.asp
The site for all information on the Olympic movement.

http://www.englandrugby.com/
The official site of the Rugby Football Union.

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Science

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger
Digger and the Gang activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/dynamo
DynaMo Literacy, numeracy and science games, including Spellbound and Who’s Spooking Who? Designed for home use.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/podsmission
Pod’s Mission covers KS2 QCA Science Unit 4A: Moving and growing, Unit 4D:Solids, liquids and how they can be separated, and Unit 4F: Circuits and conductors. There is also a unit on bones.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.