Below are some useful websites that you could explore when you are at home.
A great place to start
BBC Bitesize is a great place to visit if you are starting a new topic!
Infants – Click here to visit the site.
Juniors – Click here to visit the site.
If you enjoy exploring the internet click here for some useful advice.
The main program we will be using is called Scratch and can be accessed from here.
Hour of code also offers a range of exciting online activities for all ages and abilities. It can be accessed here.
When editing images we use a free alternative to Photoshop called Paint.net. It can be downloaded from here.
Another good alternative is Gimp. It offers more tools than Paint.net but is therefore more complicated. It can be downloaded from here.
It is very important that you stay safe when online. CEOP’s Think You Know website will give you some great tips on how to do this. To visit the site click here.
Exploring Interland (by Google) will also help children to reflect on how to use ICT safely.
The BBC offers a set of online games entitled Dance Mat Typing which are designed to help you child become quicker when using the keyboard. To visit the site click here.
Mathletics – To access the site please click here.
Suffolk Maths have provided a range of maths activities to help to get your children thinking. Please click here to find out more.
Dara O Briain’s Homework Puzzles – Click here.
Online learning platforms for English – Children all have user names and passwords for each site.
http://uk.mathletics.com/ – access to spellodrome through the same website
http://readingeggs.co.uk/ – includes Reading Eggspress
Web Links to Support Reading
Useful Websites for Parents
CEOP are a government organisation that work with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children when they are online. To find out more please visit the website by clicking here.
The Money Advice Service offers free, impartial advice on how to best manage your money. To find out more please visit the website by clicking here.
CAMHS are specialist NHS children and young people’s mental health services. If you think your child might need more help than friends, family, school and GPs can give, you can read more about CAMHS here or visit NHS Choices – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and search for services in your area.
DfE School Performance Tables – find out more please visit the website by clicking here.
Female Genital Mutilation: The Facts – to find out more please click here.
Child Sexual Exploitation – to find out more please click here.