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CURRICULUM ==> STUDY SUPPORT: LINKS TO GREAT WEBSITES

General information for parents:
The National Curriculum
http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/teachingandlearning/curriculum/primary

Internet safety advice
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Click on the links below to useful websites to help with homework or to try out some games to make learning fun!
(Note: each link opens up a new window and takes you to a site which is not the responsibility of this school website)
READING
Reading is a key skill and forms the backbone of a good education. It is vitally important to encourage your child to read every evening, to read interesting books and for you to talk about what they are reading.
Reading guidance for parents
Reading Guide

Information about World Book Day
http://www.worldbookday.com/

Bug Club (For best results use Google Chrome and disable pop ups)

http://www.bugclub.co.uk/

Download or view information about Bug Club

ENGLISH
Resources to trigger the imagination for creative writing
http://www.literacyshed.com/

Games and other activities to improve literacy skills
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy/index.htm

Fantastic myths and legends from around the world!
http://myths.e2bn.org/

Poems, poems and more poems!
http://www.poetryarchive.org/childrensarchive/home.do

Create your own Wacky Web Tale
http://www.eduplace.com/tales/

Online stories
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Games/educational/onlinestory.htm

BBC Words and Pictures
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml
MATHS
A maths dictionary
http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

Maths explained
http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

Online maths activities
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/

Maths problems, games and articles
http://nrich.maths.org/public/index.php

Maths fun for all the family
http://www.figurethis.org/index.html

More maths fun!
http://www.mathsisfun.com/
SCIENCE
Interactive science games and activities
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/Science/index.html

More science activities
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/science.shtml

Natural History Museum
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/

National Marine Aquarium
http://www.national-aquarium.co.uk/
EARLY YEARS
Advice about speech development in young children
http://www.talkingpoint.org.uk/

Activities to help develop computer and mouse skills
http://duckiedeck.com/

ICT
Internet safety advice
http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/

Robot control puzzles
http://armorgames.com/play/2205/light-bot

Learn to type!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr
HISTORY
BBC history for kids
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/index.shtml

Britain since WWII
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/world_war2/

Find out about Ancient Greece
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/greek_world/

The British Museum
http://www.britishmuseum.org/learning.aspx

A 1950s Living Room?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/walk/flash/50s.html
GEOGRAPHY
National Geographic for kids
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

BBC Newsround
http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/
ART & DESIGN
Art Attack
http://www.hitentertainment.com/artattack/menu_artattacks.html

Art activities for the whole family
http://kinderart.com/

Falmouth Art Gallery
http://www.falmouthartgallery.com
DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
Craft fun things for children to make
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/

Design and make your own technology models
http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc-home/vtc-ks2-home/vtc-ks2-dandt/vtc-ks2-dandt-mechanisms

Design with Lego
http://www.lego.com/en-GB/default.aspx
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Learn about the major world religions
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/teacher/re.html

RE for KS1 children
http://infants.reonline.org.uk/

RE for KS2 children
http://juniors.reonline.org.uk/

Child friendly information about places of worship
http://www.reonline.org.uk/specials/places-of-worship/
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
The 2012 Olympics
http://www.london2012.com/

Sport England
http://www.sportengland.org
ROAD SAFETY
Games, free information and downloads focused on road safety.
http://talesoftheroad.direct.gov.uk

Find out the latest news about the National Walk to School campaign.
http://www.walktoschool.co.uk/