Learning Zone

Foundation Stage

Switch Zoo The only thing more fun than visiting animals in the zoo is making your own. A fun, interactive game that allows children to make their own animals

Dr Suess - For those who can't get enough of Cat in The Hat, there is now a website dedicated to the creations of Dr Suess. Get involved in games and become a part of Dr Suess' stories

Cbeebies - A very popular website for 3-5 year olds. Not only can they see their favourite characters but they can play fun, interactive learning games

Smartie the Penguin - Staying safe when online is extremely important. Find stories and interactive activities here to help explain why it is so important

illuminations number games - With games suitable for all ages and abilities, illuminations is a great site to support learning in Numeracy

A B C ya! - This is a lovely website with lots of interactive games in various areas of the curriculum

ICT games - Visit this website to find dozens of interactive, online learning games suitable to your child's age and class

Starfall - Starfall is a good site to support phonics in the foundation stage and key stage one

Letters and Sounds - Another good site to support the learning of phonics through foundation stage and beyond

Key Stage One

Junior News Desk - Provided by c2k, this is a great place to find news stories that your child will enjoy. They can use their school login to comment on their favourite videos and articles

Maths Is Fun - A website set up to support learning in numeracy through ks1 and ks2

IXL maths - Some very good games to keep children entertained while learning. A good source to help with homeworks.

Times Tables - Includes ideas and games to help learn those all important times tables.

Ask Kids - Ask kids is a filtered and monitored search engine which is safe for children to use. If they have their own tablet at home with access to the internet, it may be a good idea to set ask kids as the default search engine or home page to avoid them using unfiltered sites such as google, yahoo or bing.

Top Marks - A great tool for children to practise the things they have been learning in school. Can also be a very useful tool for helping parents with difficult homeworks.

Key Stage Two

C2K NewsDesk - Similar to Junior Newsdesk, this regularly updated website provides topical news stories that will spark your child's interest. Children can log in using their school log in details.

Crick Web - This website is good to support learning in literacy at KS2

Funology - A great website which has ideas for science, art and even cooking in the home.

Guiness World Records - Always a very popular book among those in Upper Key Stage 2 and now they have a website containing lots of interesting facts and pieces of weird and wonderful information.

How Stuff Works - For those interested in science, technology and engineering, there is lots to learn on this website.

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