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Useful links for KS1 and KS2

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Mathletics

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Hour of Code

http://learn.code.org/hoc/1

http://codecombat.com/play/level/rescue-mission?hour_of_code=true#

http://www.tynker.com/hour-of-code/

roboboogie.codeclub.org.uk


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.


Education Sites
www.thegrid.org.uk
The public pages from Hertfordshire Education.
www.dfes.gov.uk
The main site for the Department for Education and Science.
www.bbc.co.uk/learning/index.shtml
Contains a range of interactive sites for Primary Pupils – check out SPYWATCH and The Romans.


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.


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.


Homework Help
www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.
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 and eSafety
http://www.howstuffworks.com/
A site jam packed full of useful information on how everything works including the INTERNET!
http://www.webmonkey.com
Web site building for children, suitable from KS2 onwards.

NCH Action for Children
http://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/
Parents Guide on Internet Usage. Also look at www.nchafc.org.uk for advice for children and young people.
Bullying Online
www.bullying.co.uk
Advice for children, parents and schools
Parents Online
http://www.parents-online.net/
Internet learning and safety advice, presentation for parents
Kidsmart
www.kidsmart.org.uk
An Internet safety site from Childnet, with low-cost leaflets for parents.
Think  U Know?
www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Home Office site for pupils and parents explaining Internet dangers and how to stay in control
Family Guide Book(DfES Recommended)
www.familyguidebook.com
Information for parents. Teachers and pupils
Safekids
www.safekids.com
Family guide to making the Internet safe, fun and productive


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.childrenscreative.com
Childrens Creative is an interactive software product accessed through the internet. Once logged on children can create a book, download pictures, read each other’s approved work and correspond with their teacher. Pupils use this in their cross-curricular ICT lessons, are allocated a user name and password and may access the site at home to create books relating to interests or hobbies, stories, poetry or complete work started at school.
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/bitesize/
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.
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/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/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/bitesize/
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.


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.


Science
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.
www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.