You may find the following links useful when supporting your children’s learning at home:
Useful Websites KS1
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk - This website is tablet friendly.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education - Follow the links to different age groups, subjects and topics. An amazing resource with hundreds of videos, online lessons, games and other resources from all areas of the curriculum.
http://www.nnparenttoolkit.org.uk/ - Lots of tips for parents and links to other useful websites.
http://nrich.maths.org A range of maths games, problems and articles on all areas of maths. Parents of Key Stage 1 children should select ‘stage 1’ and parents of Key Stage 2 children should select ‘stage 2’.
Maths App: Squeebles
Reading and Phonics Websites:
http://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/ Tablet friendly
Books for children to read:
This has links to lots of advice/tips and resources for both KS1 and KS2 parent
Spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPAG) Websites:
Online printable resources:
Useful links for children with SEND
http://www.willowdene.greenwich.sch.uk/node/384 - this gives a great list of activities which can be done with your child
https://www.autism.org.uk/get-involved/about-us/whatwedo.aspx - This website has lists of strategies and websites for managing behaviour and communication
https://do2learn.com/ - a great website for resources and activities
Useful Websites KS2
Maths and English Practise
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.
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.
Further KS2 useful websites