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Rushy Meadow Primary School

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Places to visit

 

General Resouces
National Education Network
DFES Help Your Child Discover... Leaflets
Primary Framework
How to stay safe on the web

 

English

General and revision

Synthetic Phonics Oxford Reading Tree
National Literacy Trust Channel 4 Bookbox
Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk Literacy teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
sparklebox.co.uk Topmarks.co.uk - resources
Online Dictionary, thesaurus, word of the day & encyclopedia links - you'll find it all here! BBC Revisewise - pick an activity and go!!
BBC Literacy websites SATs spelling list
CGP interactive Key Stage 1 - online activities from the publishers of our recommended SAT revision books SATs spelling practice
BJ Pinchbeck’s homework helper Homework Elephant
London Grid For Learning - KS1 London Grid For Learning - KS2
Myths And Legends Biography Player
Foundation and Key Stage 1 activities - BBC - The Little Animals Activity Centre CGP interactive Key Stage 2 - online activities from the publishers of our recommended SAT revision books
Jolly Phonics Teachit

Texts

Oxford Reading Tree London Grid For Learning - KS1
Channel 4 Bookbox Children's Storybooks online - magickeys.com
Online Texts - ability.org TES Resource bank - TES Online
Myths And Legends Exploring Shakespeare - RSC
Aesop's Fables - Story Arts Synopsis of folk tales - Story Arts
Storybook - lots of activities based around a selection of books (NGfL Scotland) The Bungle Brothers - Specially created interactive story for Year 4 (OZ New Media)

Roald Dahl

Magic Finger Quiz

George's Marvellous Medicine Quiz

The Twits Quiz

Charlie and The Chocolate Factory Quiz

Matilda Quiz

Roald Dahl Fan Site

J K Rowling
Harry Potter
Runic Translator
J R R Tolkien

Charles Dickens

Dicken's London game - BBC

Dicken's Birthplace Museum

Dickens World

Oliver Twist

 

Children's Literature Web Guide
Mrs Mad's Book-a-rama

Writing

Handwriting - handwritingforkids.com - make sure it fits with School Policy Punctuation - AskOxford
AskOxford - advice and tips on punctuation, conventions of grammar, Letter writing etc. Online English games - Essington School Darwin
Free English activity sheets - www.newi.ac.uk English help - Tips and sctivities for all levels syvum.com
Instruction Writing  
PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!! How to write a successful essay

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Maths

General and revision

London Grid For Learning - KS1 London Grid For Learning - KS2
Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk mathsroom.co.uk - absolutely loads of activities covering every area!!
sparklebox.co.uk Maths teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
TES Resource bank - TES Online Topmarks.co.uk - resources
BBC Maths websites BBC Revisewise - Pick an activity and go!
visualfractions.com - a good site for understanding fractions - you can make your own worksheets too!! Count On - Government funded resource for numeracy activities
CGP interactive Key Stage 1 - online activities from the publishers of our recommended SAT revision books Sequence a range of numbers - good practice for place value using whole numbers, fractions and decimals (wmnet.org)
CGP interactive Key Stage 2 - online activities from the publishers of our recommended SAT revision books Foundation and Key Stage 1 activities - BBC - The Little Animals Activity Centre
Maths Help - Tips and sctivities for all levels syvum.com Dictionary of Number Words - comcast.net
Maths How to... - teacherschoice.com.au Times Tables Games - shoot at the right answers to go through the maze
Interactive place value cards Test your Times Table speed - freewebtown.com
Maths is Fun mathsisfun.com Teaching Times Tables
numeracy world SuperKids Maths worksheet creator
Chalkface free worksheets Primary Worksheets
BJ Pinchbeck’s homework helper Homework Elephant
Maths Playground Number Knowledge
PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!! Problems and extention activities - nrich

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Science

General and revision

Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk Science teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
TES Resource bank - TES Online Topmarks.co.uk - resources
BBC Revisewise - Pick an activity and go! Make your own experiments - click here, but make sure there is an adult around to help!! (exploratorium)
CGP interactive Key Stage 1 - online activities from the publishers of our recommended SAT revision books BBC Science websites
CGP interactive Key Stage 2 - online activities from the publishers of our recommended SAT revision books Foundation and Key Stage 1 activities - BBC - The Little Animals Activity Centre
Soils  

Living Things / Habitats

Micro-organisms - BBC RHS Virtual Tour
Explore Habitats Habitats - National Geographic
naturedetectives.org.uk
woodland trust
www.treeforall.org.uk www.treeforall.org.uk/trafalgar
Tree Experiments - click to learn about trees, then follow the links to make your own experiments. Plants - find out about plants
More about plants e-gfl.org Staying healthy
Healthy Eating - Welltown Healthy Living - interactive site from BBC Northern Ireland  
Interactive Heart - smm.org Interactive skeleton - innerbody.com
Interactive brain - pbs.org Eye diagram - yorku. ca
Interactive eye - exploratorium Interactive lungs - smm.org
Sound and hearing - BBC Interactive ear - hearingcentreonline
Life Cycles - kidskonnect.com Info about life cycles - digitalgrain
Butterfly life cycle - HHMI Chicken life cycle - Chickscope

Electricity

Learning circuits

Space

NASA website for children Full NASA website
Learn about the planets Solar system - BBC

Materials / Forces / Rocks and Soils

Find out about rocks and soil - virtual quarry Materials and their properties
Characteristics of materials More about materials and their properties
Magnets and Springs Forces fact sheet

Experimenting

PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!! Exploratorium -lots of online activities to stretch the mind and knowledge
Sound and hearing - BBC Interactive ear - hearingcentreonline
Questacon - online experiments and experiments to carry out at home Tryscience - more activities and experiments

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Art

General

Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk Art teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
Arts Projects - great ideas - explore Art Detective - be a detective and learn all about art at the same time
Topmarks.co.uk - resources TES Resource bank - TES Online
BBC Art websites Make your own Bayeux Tapestry
Ideas about how to add movement to your pictures PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!!
Mr Picassohead Picasso
Art activities - thegalleriesatmoore.org Fun with art - artkids.co.uk

Galleries

Tate Gallery The Louvre - Paris
National Gallery Dulwich Picture Gallery

Techniques

Watercolour - aboutpainting Pastels - aboutpainting
Colour mixing - aboutpainting Online colouring books - allkids.co.uk

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Design & Technology

General

Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk DT Teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
Primary resources - Nuffield Topmarks.co.uk - resources
TES Resource bank - TES Online Recipes from around the world
Crayola - ideas - you need to register PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!!
Moving toy mechanisms - mystery-productions.info mechanisms - primaryresources.co.uk

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History

General

Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk Units by Key Stage - National Archives - learningcurve.gov.uk
History teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk Primary Resources - Nuffield
Topmarks.co.uk - resources TES Resource bank - TES Online
BBC History websites Events in History - Headlinehistory
History for Kids - BBC DynaMo history - BBC.co.uk
History Games!! PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!!
Myths And Legends 100 Great Black Britons
Black History Resources lonsas Black History 4 Schools
schoolhistory.co.uk Runic Translator
British Monarchy - historyonthenet.com History Games - historyonthenet.com
Biography Player  

Pre-history

Stonehenge - discover the origins of this famous English site (www.stonehenge.co.uk) Stonehenge activity (fen.com)
Prehistory - showme Dinosaurs - BBC
Prehistoric life - BBC Iron Age village - Castell Henllys

Egypt

Virtual tour of Egypt, Heiroglyphics etc - a one stop web site for all you need to know!! Egypt for Kids
Mummify Tut - Discovery Write in Heiroglyphs - Discovery
Guardians - interesting site about Egypt Tutankhamun exhibition

Romans / Saxons / Vikings / Normans

Find out about the Romans Roman History - historyonthenet.com
Who were the Romans - brims.co.uk Find out about Saxons and Vikings
Virtual Saxon Village Information about Anglo Saxons show.me.uk
Explore the Bayeux Tapestry - www.hastings1066.com The Battle of Hastings - www.battle1066.com
King Harold Norman History - historyonthenet.com
Medieval History - historyonthenet.com Write in Runes - sunnyway.com

Tudors and Stuarts

Hampton Court Palace All about the Tudors - tudors.crispen.org
Interactive site about Tudors - brims.co.uk Tudor History - historyonthenet.com
Stuart History - historyonthenet.com Great Fire of London - Lighthouseforeducation.co.uk
Exploring Shakespeare - RSC Interactive Battle of Bosworth

Victorians

Florence Nightingale - Lighthouseforeducation.co.uk Homes in the past - Lighthouseforeducation.co.uk
Visit a Victiorian House - BBC.co.uk Dicken's London game - BBC
All about the Victorians - victorianweb The British Empire - britishempire.co.uk

Post 1900 History

Anne Frank World War Two - historyonthenet.com
Children of W W 2 - BBC Indus Valley - BBC
Children in World War 2 - channel 4 Children and World War 2 - historylearningsite.co.uk
War Time Memories - wartimememories.co.uk Life during World War 2 - Imperial War Museum
Evacuation - National Archives learningcurve.gov.uk 20th Century inventors - historylearningsite.co.uk

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Geography

General

Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk Geography teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
Topmarks.co.uk - resources TES Resource bank - TES Online
BBC Geography websites Virtual journey - NWLG
PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!!  

Rivers and Settlements

Explore the settlements around the River Trent PowerPoint presentation on settlements
Virtual journey - NWLG City Creator - citycreator.com

UK

Explore different parts of Britain Virtual tours of places in Britain
Explore Kent - www.kenttourism.co.uk Explore the South East - National Trust
Explore the River Trent Virtual journey - NWLG

World

World Weather- (BBC) Find out the weather in lots of countries - (worldweather.com)
All about mountains - (Global Eye) Mountain landscapes - (BBC)
Explore the weather regions of the World - (MBGnet) Explore Europe with this on-line atlas - (Interfact)
Load Google Earth - zoom to places around the World without leaving the comfort of your home!! (Google) Information about countries - a bit detailed, but a good starting point - Library of Congress
Name places around the World - NWLG Interactive World map - intute.ac.uk
  Indus Valley - BBC
More info about countries - infoplease.com Online maps - nationalgeographic.com

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R E

General

Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk Multifaith Holy Days Calendar - BBC
RE database about many religions - REonline RE teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
Topmarks.co.uk - resources TES Resource bank - TES Online
BBC RE websites REfuel - classroom resources
Photo resource - RE:Quest Holy Spirit Interactive
ebibleteacher Kids 4 Truth - interactive animations
Show Me - a good web site about History, Science, Museums and stuff!!
Online Bible

Christianity

Click here to find out the beliefs of the Christian and rites of passage - (www.request.org.uk) The story of Jesus
Jesus and His followers - click here to find out more (www.request.org.uk) More on Jesus and His followers - (www.request.org.uk)
Bible Stories - re-told for children, particularly stories from the Old Testament and the Key events of the New Teastament Easter - BBC
Find out more about Easter - REfuel The Easter Story
Story of Daniel Holy Spirit Interactive
The Story of Joseph - Top Marks Origins and development of the Bible
Nativity - Top Marks Kids 4 Truth - interactive animations
Gutenberg Bible - British Library What's in a Church? - look at the things you would find in a church

Other Religions

Multifaith Holy Days Calendar - BBC RE database about many religions - REonline
Find out about Judaism - NAOnline Judaism - BBC
Info about Judaism and a virtual tour of a Synagogue REfuel Explore Judaism
PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!! Information about Buddhism - BBC
Buddhist Holy Days - BBC General information - find out about the Sikh religion and beliefs
Sikhism For Children Information about Sikhism - BBC
Sikh Holy Days - BBC Hinduism worksheets and information - firstschoolyears.com
Info about Hinduism hindukids.org - games to help you understand Hinduism
Hindu stories - hindukids.org  

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PSHCE

General

PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!! PSHCE teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
Topmarks.co.uk - resources TES Resource bank - TES Online
BBC PSHE websites Teacher Resouces - primaryresources.co.uk
Online Games - WaterAid  

Citizenship

Democracy - The Children's Parliament Explore Parliament
Find out about your local area - Directgov for Kids  

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ICT

Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk ICT Teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
Topmarks.co.uk - resources TES Resource bank - TES Online
Powerpoint in the classroom - a good guide to using powerpoint Powerpoint templates - web site estates
  Programming
BBC ICT websites PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!!

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Music

Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk Music teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
Topmarks.co.uk - resources BBC Music websites
TES Resource bank - TES Online Classical Composers
Online music maker -.creatingmusic.com singles charts - BBC
album charts - BBC London Symphony Orchestra
History of Music - MusicLessonsOnline Proms - BBC
PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!! Children's Music Web

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PE

Teacher Resources - primaryresources.co.uk PE teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk
Topmarks.co.uk - resources TES Resource bank - TES Online
Key Stage 1 warm ups - (RMPS)  
PBS Kids - online activities covering many areas - explore and enjoy!! Premier Sport Initiative (2012)

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Early Years

Early Years teaching ideas - teachingideas.co.uk

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Seasonal Activities

Christmas

Singing sheep Golakes Christmas worksheets DTLK
Christmas Theme units ABCteach Free printable worksheets teach-nology
Track Santa NORAD Traditions around the World Santas.net
All Things Christmas - lots of interesting activities Christmas Carols
Dickens at Christmas A Christmas Carol (Dickens) charlesdickenspage
Build your own nativity northumberland.gov.uk e-mail santa
Nativity Word Scramble bethanyroberts On line colouring nativity first-school
A whole host of Christmas activities The Peace Family Colouring Sheets - activity village
Christmas Craft - activity village More Christmas Craft - allfreecrafts.com
Christmas Stories - ucalgary Christmas is coming
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore Christmas Games - internet family fun
Christmas Recipes for children - apples4theteacher Recipe ideas for children and grownups!! - BBC
Make a snowflake northpole.com
Christmas maths - kidzone.ws Gingerbread man "stuff" - kidzone.ws
Winter worksheets - kidzone.ws Winter themed sheets teach-nology
Elf Yourself!!  

Easter and Spring

Decorate eggs - papereggs.com sparklebox.co.uk
More Easter Games - dltk-holidays.com Easter resources - gigglepotz.com
All you want to know about Easter - BBC Easter craft ideas - LessonSense.com
Easter Worksheets - LessonSense.com Easter Craft site - allcrafts.net - links to other sites

Summer

Seaside Geography - widgit.com Summer Pack - widgit.com
Seaside History - widgit.com Geography of the coast - internet geography
Tourist information - uktourist.com Royal National Lifeboat Institution - RNLI.org.uk
Free printable worksheets - discoveryeducationalsoftware.co.uk Strange holidays (Story writing) - primaryresources.co.uk

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Places To Visit

Hampton Court Chessington World of Adventures
Tower of London London Eye
Legoland Thorpe Park
Natural History Museum Imperial War Museum
Science Museum Museum of London
Madame Tussauds Cabinet War Rooms
St Paul's Cathedral Kew Gardens
Buckingham Palace Wimbledon Museum
Museum of Childhood London Transport Museum
London Zoo Longleat
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum Bekonscot Model Village
South East England Tourist Board Battle Museum (Hastings 1066)
London Tourist Board Free stuff to do in London
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum Tank Museum
Anne of Cleves House Mary Rose
Bluebell Railway Fishbourne Roman Palace
Marwell Zoo Paulton's Park
Hawk Conservancy Bournemouth Aviation Museum
Amazon World Zoo Submarine Museum
Flambards Bath
Oceanarium Explosion - The Museum of Naval Firepower
Deen City Farm Chislehurst Caves
Royal Observatory Churchill's Britain At War
Beale Park Leeds Castle
Hever Castle Herstmonceux Castle
Arundel Castle Underwater World
Smuggler's Adventure Beaulieu
Tilbury Fort British Museum
Lord's Cricket Ground National Football Museum
Cadbury World BBC
London Aquarium London Dungeon
HMS Victory Amberley Village
The Witley Centre Lullingstone Roman Villa
Brooklands motor sport and aviation Royal Naval Museum

Also see Galleries section in Art

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General Resources

sparklebox.co.uk
CensusAtSchool
primaryclassroomresources

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