Useful Links...

General

www.bbc.co.uk/schools
Here you will find useful links to many activities and web sites for all curriculum subjects.

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
here you will find great revision activities for KS1 and KS2.

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.dcsf.gov.uk/index.htm
The main site for the Department for Children, Schools and Families

www.curriculum.qcda.gov.uk
National Curriculum online.

www.learnthings.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

http://mapzone.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone
Free and Fun section of the OS site for children.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear
Supports KS1 QCA Geography Unit 5: Where in the world is Barnaby Bear?

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.

www.channel4.com/essentials
Follow the links to explore key geography issues - linked to the QCA scheme and including worksheets and topic-specific image banks.

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/schools/ks2bitesize
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/students
BBC website with mutlimedia resources to support children in their homework.

Computing

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

Languages

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

English

www.naturegrid.org.uk
Suitable for KS1 with lots of activities.

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/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/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.

Maths

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/numbertime
Number Time activities alot into the Numeracy Framework for reception year and years 1 and 2.

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.britishscienceassociation.org

www.primarygames.com/science.htm

www.primaryresources.co.uk
Here you will find a wide range of activities for all subjects.

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.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Website of the Science Museum in South Kensington, London