Useful websites

Useful website links

 

All Subjects

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

Accelerated Reader login The webpage for children to take reading quizzes from the books that they have read to the appropriate reading level.

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/ Link for all children at Byron to improve their Maths skills, homework is sometimes given on this.

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.