READING for ALL
Help your child learn to read
Reading with children is one of the most important things you can do – as parent, grandparent, carer, teacher, teaching assistant or volunteer.
Useful resources to support reading at home with useful support for parents with children starting school - http://www.lovemybooks.co.uk/
Words for Life - reading and well-being
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Download the free CBeebies Storytime app for kids with fun new stories featuring CBeebies characters and shows your little one will love.
CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO FIND OTHER ACTIVITIES YOU CAN TRY AT HOME...
Free Children's Classics:PDFs & AudiobookShttps://www.researchify.co.uk/audiobooks.html
Contraction matchThis game is a drag and drop activity to test your knowledge on the use of apostrophes in contractions. http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/match/matchgeneric.asp?filename=jwildecontractions
Verbs in space http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/verbs.htm
Spelling Test https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/interactive
BBC Maths games http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths
Are You a Mathmagician http://resources.oswego.org/games/mathmagician/maths1.html
Magic Squares http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=MagicSquares
Alien Addition http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/games/alien/alien.html
Problem Solving : http://nrich.maths.org/frontpage
Various Maths Games http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/
Stop The Clock http://primarygamesarena.com/Play/Bang-on-time-2571
KS2 Science games http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2science.html
Wasted Wasted! Stop the rubbish from taking over your life and learn how to recycle.http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/games/wasted.aspx
The Carbon Cycle http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/climate/carbon_cycle.html
Animal Cell Game http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/health/anatomy/cell/cell_game.htm
Art and Design
Kaleidoscope Painter http://www.permadi.com/java/spaint/spaint.html
Pixel Bead Art http://stardoll.girlsgogames.com/en/games.php?id=1073
Rollercoaster creator http://www.girlsgogames.co.uk/game/rollercoaster_creator_2.html
Stunt bike draw http://www.onlydrawinggames.com/games/stunt_bike_draw/
NATURE, OUTDOOR LEARNING AND FITNESS
IXL have separate pages of skills linked to individual Year group. The Y6 page has links to practise both English and Maths skills. Pages are then split into skills of which has a practise question for the children to think about.
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.
A site with a range of information and questions – great for revision purposes!
A revision site based upon the old Key Stage 2 Tests but still contains lots of useful information for both Maths and English.
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.
A site with links to Maths and English revision materials, including worksheets to look at online or to print off and practise with.
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. View on screen or print off for free. Best used
Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables.
This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.
Loads 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.