Useful Websites

Early Years

Key Stage 1

Literacy

  • Photographic Dictionary
  • Mr Thorne
  • Phonics Play - The free area of the PhonicsPlay website is filled with free interactive games, phonics planning, assessment ideas and printable resources. There are many ideas to support teachers in delivering daily phonics sessions and lots of advice to support parents in helping their children learn to read.
  • First School Years - A compound word is a word made by joining two or more existing words, e.g. something, everybody, etc. This page contains free worksheets, flashcards, online activities and other educational resources to help with compound words. Compound words form part of the National Literacy Strategy for Year 3.
  • BBC Bitesize - Fun activities to help children at KS1 learn more about Literacy.

Mathematics

  • Mathletics KS1 - Award winning Mathletics is the next generation in learning, helping students enjoy maths and improve their results. Mathletics covers all UK national curricula from KS1 to 5, including the Curriculum for Excellence.
  • Place Value Games - When children have mastered counting up to ten or twenty and are ready to work with larger numbers, these place value games will help them to develop an understanding of how place value works. For example, children will learn that in the number 25, the 2 stands for two tens, and the 5 for five units.
  • BBC Bitesize Maths - Fun activities to help children at KS1 learn more about Maths.

Key Stage 2

Literacy

  • Fun English Games - Welcome to Fun English Games for Kids! Find a wide range of free teaching resources that are perfect for students learning English, ESL classes and teachers looking for ideas online.
  • HWB Literacy
  • Starfall - Learn To Read - Starfall.com opened in September of 2002 as a free public service and has been teaching children to read with phonics ever since. Our systematic approach, in conjunction with phonemic awareness practice, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.
  • BBC Bitesize English - KS2 - Reading, writing and spelling and grammar skills can help you tell a story, share your ideas, write a letter and make sense of instructions. We use them everyday and they help us understand each other.

Mathematics

  • Mathletics KS2 - Award winning Mathletics is the next generation in learning, helping students enjoy maths and improve their results.  Mathletics covers all UK national curricula from KS1 to 5, including the Curriculum for Excellence.
  • EdPlace
  • ICT Maths Games
  • Woodlands Interactive Maths Games - Several fun online interactive activities here to help you not only improve your mental maths skills, but also to help you with your SATs Revision too! You need Java and Flash installed to play these games.
  • Be a Mathmatician (BEAM) - This comprehensive range of fun, vibrant and innovative primary maths resources enables each pupil in your class to Be A Mathematician!
  • Enriching Mathematics - Simply 'having a go' is a great way to make a start on a mathematical problem. Whatever happens, you will have learnt more about the situation and can then tweak your approach. These activities all lend themselves to this 'trial and improvement' way of working.
  • BBC Bitesize KS2 - Maths
  • Coolmath - An amusement park of math and more... Lessons and games designed for fun!