Useful Websites

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

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.

Education Sites

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

www.learn.co.uk
The Guardian Education site is full of content for teachers, parents and children.

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

Geography

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear
Where in the world is Barnaby Bear?

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/riversandcoasts
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
Weather around the world.

History

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

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
A Roman case study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/vikings
A Viking case study.

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

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.

Computing

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

https://scratch.mit.edu/

A site to practise and learn more about programming skills.

http://www.barclays.co.uk/DigitalEagles/BarclaysCodePlayground/P1242686640999

A site to practise and learn more about programming skills.

Languages

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

Literacy

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.com
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 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 children with their Literacy homework. 

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.

Numeracy

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/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 with their Literacy homework 

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.

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.

RE

www.cafod.org.uk
A useful website with activities and ideas for children to participate in, with links to children across the world. 

http://rcdow.org.uk
This is the website for the Diocese of Westminster. 

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.