Homework Support Links

Useful website links

 

All Subjects

Accelerated Reader Take reading quizzes from the book that you have read, that is specifically at your reading level.

http://www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk/ Go to ‘curriculum’ and choose the subject you are interested in – there are links to many other sites with plenty of interactive resources.

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/ Plenty of worksheets and PowerPoint presentations covering most of the core areas of the curriculum.

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/ Mainly Numeracy, Literacy and Science games and interactive activities.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ Age appropriate, subject specific activities, games, worksheets and experiments. Also has revision activities.

http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/eng/index-new.htm Welsh grid for learning, activities supporting all areas of the curriculum including F/S. Set up as Starter, Main Activity and Plenary for most subjects.

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ Fun and useful interactive activities for most subjects as well as games for the children.

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/  A very odd combination of random Science, History, Art and Literacy activities but interactive and fun!

http://demo.onlineclub.iboard.co.uk/ Scroll down the page to view activity by curriculum topic. Some really nice interactive activities – bright and colourful so particularly nice for F/S and K/S 1.

http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/index.shtml Contains ideas, worksheets and some PowerPoint presentations based on all curriculum areas.

http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/smartboard/smartboard.htm An American site – lots of fun interactive resources but watch the spelling sections for ‘Americanisms!’

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/ Contains links to interactive resources based on all subject areas.

http://www.snaithprimary.eril.net/ A really lovely collection of topic based articles, stories and images (Mainly history or F/S based).

http://www.historyonthenet.com/ Wide ranging history resources, many of which we can support with Communicate In Print if required.

http://www.first-school.ws/ F/S only – work/craft by theme.

http://www.teacherresourcesgalore.com/ A great site but put on your sunglasses for the first page!! Click on core subject from list on left hand side – some great activities that could also be copied into exercise books.

 

Literacy

http://www.ictgames.co.uk/ A whole range of lovely interactive games for Primary aged children.

http://www.starfall.com/ For early years – American site so watch the accent but the children love it!

http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/ Sebastian swan big books to share with the class, including some questions about the text (also available in French and Welsh!!!)

http://www.blewa.co.uk/ Looks at the history of the written word, with ideas for making scrolls, writing during Victorian Times etc.

http://www.storiesfromtheweb.org/ Book reviews, free stories, writing activities and games for Primary aged children.

http://www.magickeys.com/books/index.html Scroll down the page for free online animated stories.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml BBC website based on ‘letter and sounds’. Includes some great online games and activities – particularly the blending games.

http://www.northpole.com/ CHRISTMAS ONLY!! E-mail Santa with your class and receive a great reply – a very sweet activity for the younger classes (also includes games and other activities).

http://www.candlelightstories.com/storybooks/grimms-fairy-tales/ Audio books, stories and games. Many of the stories are ‘classics’ eg. from the brothers Grimm (read with an American accent)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/literacy.shtml The Primary Literacy zone from BBC schools.

http://www.seussville.com/ Games based on the stories

http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/ict/ For children in FS or early years with fine motor control problems

http://tutpup.com/plays/new/2-word-game A fun spelling game against an opponent (computer) and the clock. Also improves typing speed and accuracy.

http://www.usborne-quicklinks.com/uk/uk_menu_areas_pages/reading_programme/reading_programme.asp?type=subject&menu=s115 Links for books on the Usbourne reading scheme but also helpful for topic work as it has good hyperlinks.

 

Numeracy

http://uk.mathletics.com/signin/ Useful Maths website with lots of information to read up on, as well as fun games to play against anyone from school or anyone else in the world.

http://www.camelsdale.w-sussex.sch.uk/teach_with_ict1.asp

http://northwood.org.uk/

http://www.ictgames.co.uk/ A whole range of lovely interactive games for Primary aged children.

http://www.pbs.org/parents/earlymath/ An American website with some great interactive games.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/numeracy.shtml Numeracy homepage from the BBC including interactive games, programmes and worksheets.

http://www.funbrain.com/brain/MathBrain/MathBrain.html Fun maths games that can be set to different levels of difficulty. Each ‘level’ is a different game to the one preceding it.

http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/allgames.html Maths games for older children

http://tutpup.com/ Great maths games that can be set at different levels – playing against an opponent (computer) or the clock – very addictive!

http://www.mathsisfun.com/ Games and explanations of different concepts with child friendly illustrations.

http://www.mathsphere.co.uk/fun/ Maths games for older children.

 

Other

http://funschool.kaboose.com/ Fun games for children

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/ Characters, stories, songs and games for young children based on Cbeebies shows.

http://tv.disney.go.com/playhouse/index.html Games, characters and other activities from Disney.

http://harrypotter.warnerbros.com/ Lots of fun for older students – visit Diagon Alley and Ollivander’s wand shop.

http://www.kidswb.com/ Games and downloads from Warner Bros. for younger children

http://www.nickjr.com/index.jhtml?extcmp=SEO_SSP_Y Interactive art activities and games incl. ‘Dora the explorer’

http://www.cargames1.com/ Lots of different car and motorbike racing games – excellent for use in choosing time.

http://www.startvg.com/games/ Another of the children’s favourites during choosing time.

http://www.starwars.com/kids/ Games, craft ideas, online colouring etc!

http://www.pixar.com/shorts/index.html Watch any of the classic Pixar ‘Shorts’, very, very funny!

http://www.dreamworks.com/ Games, downloads and printables for kids.

http://www.roalddahl.com/ Games and activities based on the books

http://www.kidsgames4free.com/ A whole range of fun free games for upper ks1 and ks2 children.