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Here are some useful learning links for children and parents.

Useful Sites

 

Crickweb - Free online resources and games (ages 4-11).



BBC Bitesize KS1 (Reception-Year 2).



BBC Bitesize KS2 (Year 3-Year 6).



Poetry - Free learning resources, help and ideas (all ages).



Woodlands Junior School (Kent) - Learning, resources and games (mainly KS2 but some games and stories are suitable for KS1).



BBC Dance Mat - touch typing skills (all ages).



Reading Sites

 

Oxford Owl - Free ebooks, audio books, games and activities that support reading skills (all ages).



Words for Life - fun reading-based activities, including songs and rhymes and tips to get children reading (all ages).



Love Reading 4 Kids - This site regularly updates its reading lists for specific age groups.  It gives synopses, reviews and recommendations.  Useful for keeping abreast of what's popular in children's fiction or for choosing new books to read at the appropriate level (all ages).



Purple Mash - Use your school log in to access the games and learning areas.



 

Resources and Information for Parents

 

Family Learning - Here you will find lots of information and links to useful resources to explain various aspects of the UK school curriculum, and how y ou can help your child to learn without causing confusion.



Things to Make - Ideas for arts and crafts projects; ideal for rainy days and wet holidays!



TOPMARKS - Ten general tips on hearing your child read, with links to other similiar websites.



Netmums - Top ten tips on hearing your child read and related links.  Forums, parent advice and local group information.



BOOKTRUST - This is an extensive site giving tips on how to share books, and book lists and recommendations, catering for all ages, including adults.  Highly recommended.



For help with Grammar - Useful hints and tips for help with grammar.



Grammar - another useful site for help with grammar.