Useful Websites for Pupils and Parents

 

Subject Shortcuts
 English  Maths
 Science Computing
 Life Skills  Music
 Geography  History
 RE

 

 

English

This is a link to an extensive list of books children should read before leaving Year 6.

https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/100-fiction-books-all-children-should-read-leaving-primary-school-%E2%80%93

This is a helpful guide to all aspects of Literacy.

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/index.htm

This site has many ideas to improve key Literacy skills.

http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/

For younger readers there are 250 free ebooks for you to share with your children.

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/reading

Another really helpful guide to all aspects of English for Key Stage 2.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/

 

Maths

Maths Frame – Maths games with using the learning objectives for every year group.

http://mathsframe.co.uk/

Snow day maths problem solving –year 4 

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/operation_snowman/

Maths

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/index.html

Multiplication games

http://www.multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm

Fractions

http://www.kidsolr.com/math/fractions.html

https://www.coolmath4kids.com/math-help/fractions

Numeracy games 

www.mathszone.co.uk

Co-ordinate game on one or more quadrants 

http://education.jlab.org/topquarkgame/index.html

Probability games

http://www.betweenwaters.com/probab/probab.html

http://www.prongo.com/guess/index.html

http://math.ucsd.edu/~crypto/Monty/monty.html

Brain Boosters

Variety of harder problems, games, riddles, illusions and puzzles.

http://www.brainbashers.com/

Memory games

http://www.syvum.com/

 

Science

Electricity

http://www.switchedonkids.org.uk/electrical-safety-in-your-home

All topics

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/science/index.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger/

 

Computing

BBC dance mat typing practise

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr

Typing practise

https://www.typingclub.com/typing-qwerty-en.html

Search engine for kids

http://www.kidrex.org/

Child friendly internet safety videos

http://www.childnet.com/resources/the-adventures-of-kara-winston-and-the-smart-crew

Internet safety website

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Internet safety

http://www.safetynetkids.org.uk/personal-safety/staying-safe-online/

 

LIFE SKILLS

Childline homepage

http://www.childline.org.uk

cbbc news site for bullying

http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/specials/bullying/default.stm

Healthy eating site

http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/schools/4_11/uptoyou/index.shtml

Hygiene site

http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetailsKids.aspx?p=335&np=289&id=2146

A wide variety of Life Skills related topics relevant for 4-11 year olds.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/pshe.shtml

Citizenship related topics for 4-11 year olds.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/citizenship.shtml

MUSIC

www.sfskids.org/

www.creatingmusic.com

www.lso.co.uk

 

Geography

A great site if you’re traveling to another country, or if you just want to travel virtually and learn about other places and cultures.

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/globaltrek/

A fun, online geography textbook written for kids.

http://www.kidsgeo.com/

Provides fun facts and other information about all 50 states, as well as U.S. commonwealths and territories.

http://www.50states.com/ 

Offers facts, games, quizzes, experiments, videos, images and more.

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/geography.html

National Geographic Kids is, of course, the go-to resource for all things geographic. 

http://ngkids.co.uk/ 

 

History

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/

http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/index.php

http://resourcesforhistory.com/historywebsites.htm

http://www.historyforkids.net/

 

RE

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/re.shtml

http://www.christiankidstop100.com/

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Religion.html