Useful Websites for Our Pupils
Early Years - Nursery and Reception
It's always best to review the websites ahead of time so that you are able to help your children find the best resources available within the sites. Some offer a great number of games, songs, stories, videos etc so it is important to know the site well in order to support and develop your child’s learning.
Excellent site built around the 7 areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. You can access a free 7 day trial but you need to subscribe after this period to access the content – various subscription packages available.
Great site with some free phonics games
Many games often recognised by children from their favourite programmes.
Cbeebies stories and rhymes.
Interactive books and reading activities to share with your child at home.
Try creating your own Spot story.
Books for reading together with links to understanding of the world (good for natural science).
Some excellent numeracy and literacy resources
Lots of maths and literacy games
Many games and songs including those relating to festivals.
Many delightful games. Spend some time exploring!
Games of varying quality to support different areas of learning.
The Little animals’ activity centre - plenty of good quality activities to support learning
The Little animals’ activity centre – stories
Various educational games, videos and craft ideas
British Council “Learn English” – songs and stories
Problem solving reasoning and numeracy
Visit the world with Barnaby Bear!
Key Stage One (Year One and Two)
Key Stage Two (Years Three, Four, Five and Six)
BBC Education have produced a whole host of materials for KS2. Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English. Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online. Some aspects require a subscription.
A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.
This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.
Lots of Maths games on a range of Mathematical concepts.
A range of English games and activities.
Activities to reinforce and practise a range of spelling rules.
A range of activities and games to practise a range of spelling rules and patterns.
A site with a range of information and questions – great for revision purposes!
A site with links to old style Key Stage 2 Maths Papers, Maths Tutorials as well as Maths Games. Some of these games are linked to Memory and would therefore help pupils to retain key information.
These are “old style” Key Stage 2 test papers but are still useful for practise, and in particular, creating discussion around questions and strategies to answer.