Useful links and Resources
Times Tables Rockstars is a brilliant way to practice your multiplication number facts that you are starting to learn! Your teacher will provide you with a personal log in.
Mymaths is a fantastic site to support all areas of the Maths curriculum, it has activities and challenges suitable for all! Your teacher will be able to give you a log in to access all the activities..
BBC bitesize is great for all areas of the curriculum including English, Maths and science.
Oxford Owl is great for all areas of the curriculum and full of resources!
www.kiddle.co/ - Kiddle (a child friendly search engine)
hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk - a government initiative providing simple and fun activities to do with your child
wordsforlife.org.uk - Words for Life is created by the National Literacy Trust, funded by Kindred², the Department for Education, and supported by UK publishers. It provides parents, children and young people with activities and support to improve their language, literacy and communication skills from home.
www.teachyourmonstertoread.com - this is a fabulous game that teaches phonics, blending and segmenting and is free on computers
www.jollylearning.co.uk - phonics help and resources
www.teachhandwriting.co.uk Whether you are just helping your child with their handwriting or need support because they are struggling, these age related resources, information and advice will guide you through the handwriting process.
The UK's largest reading charity. From running the Children's Laureate to giving out books to families and schools, running exciting reading campaigns or celebrating the very best children's books with our prizes, everything the book trust do aims to inspire children – from babies to teenagers – to get started on their reading journeys.
oxfordowl.co.uk/english/primary-english-year-1-age-5-6/ - lots of useful resources for phonics and reading as well as maths
www.pobble365.com - tool for inspired writing and conversation
Numicon-guide-for-parents- Guide to how to use Numicon for parents. Numicon is an approach to teaching maths that helps your child to see connections between numbers, it supports your child as they learn early maths skills in nursery and primary school. It is a multi-sensory way of learning, which means your child learns by seeing and feeling.
www.familymathstoolkit.org.uk We all use maths every day, often without realising it. We believe that every child can develop the numeracy skills they will need, both at school and throughout their lives. Helping your child feel confident about maths now gives them a head start.
www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/kit-and-pup - science
The Woodland Trust - Lots of lovely ideas for enjoying nature with your child
www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies- games selected for younger children
www.topmarks.co.uk/- Top Marks - has great literacy and maths games
www.ictgames.com - fun literacy and maths games created by a UK teacher, aimed at KS1 children