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Education Sites

www.woodlands.kent.sch.uk

School site with resources section for all subjects – useful for home study activities

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

www.education.gov.uk/
The main site for the Department for Education

www.parentsintouch.co.uk

Schooling help for parents

www.bbc.co.uk/learning/index.shtml
Contains a range of interactive sites for Primary Pupils – check out SPYWATCH and The Romans.

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Homework Help

www.bbc.co.uk/sosteacher
A service for students from KS2, KS3, GCSE and AS/A2 Level to ask a teacher a question on homework, coursework or revision (replies in 24 hours) and to search the database of over 15,000 previously asked questions.

www.woodlands.kent.sch.uk

The resources section is great for all types of homework activity

http://www.funbrain.com

Activities for primary age children

http://www.topmarks.co.uk

Homework help and activities from Year 1 to Year 10

http://www.homeworkelephant.co.uk/

Links to homework help for a range of subjects

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

Some free parent resources on this site

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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/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/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.

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Mathematics

www.nrich.maths.org.uk
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/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.

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Science

http://kids.nationalgeographic.co.uk/kids

Science and nature for children

http://www.tryscience.org

American science site for children, parents and teachers

http://kids.discovery.com

Games, puzzles and activities for children

http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org

US site with science information for children

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids

Information on space related topics for children

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 seperated, and Unit 4F: Circuits and conductors. There is also a unit on bones.

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Computing

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

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PE

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

www.rfu.com
The official site of the Rugby Football Union.

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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Art

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

Design Technology

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

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.

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Geography

www.ordsvy.gov.uk
Free and Fun section of the OS site for children.

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.

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History

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece
Ancient Greece covers KS2 QCA History Units 14 and 15.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/anglosaxons
Anglo-Saxons covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6B: An Anglo-Saxon case study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/victorians
Children in Victorian Britain covers KS2 QCA History Unit 11.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ww2children
Children of World War 2 covers KS2 QCA History unit 9.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans
Covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6A:A Roman case study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/vikings
Covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6C: A Viking case study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/walk
Case studies in Unit 6: Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, Unit 8: Tudors, Unit 11 and 12: Victorians and Unit 13: Changes since 1948

www.nmm.ac.uk
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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