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Online Safety

The school takes its duty of care to safeguard children very seriously. There is comprehensive information about all the online saftey issues on the websites below and once parents and carers have the background on the subject they can decide what is right for their family.

www.thinkuknow.co.uk This link has some useful information to help children to use the internet and social networking sites. (Children below the age of 13 should not be using Facebook)

www.childnet.com A non-profit making organisation working directly with children, parents and teachers to ensure that the issues of online child protection and children’s safe and positive use of the internet are addressed.

www.kidsmart.org.uk/parents Kidsmart is an award winning practical internet safety programme website for schools, young people, parents and agencies, produced by the children’s internet charity Childnet International.

www.internetsafetyzone.co.uk a government sponsored website developed to inform parents and children about how to be safe on the internet.

www.chatdanger.com This website is about the potential dangers with interactive services online like chat, IM, online games, email and on mobiles. It provides information, advice, true stories and games. The resources page also contains a number of links to other useful websites.

www.bullying.co.uk One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email. This website gives advice for children and parents on bullying.

www.internetmatters.org This website contains lots of information about staying safe online, with tips about games, social networking, mobile technology and more.

www.bbc.co.uk/webwise The BBC Webwise is a beginner’s guide to using the internet. There is a good section on children’s online safety.

target=”_blank”parents.vodafone.com Vodafone have developed this website in conjunction with mumsnet. It is very accessible and provides information and guidance to parents with understanding their child’s digital world and get more involved.

http://www.phonebrain.org.uk/under-sevens/ This website explains how playing games on phones is not always free of charge.


Art

Design Technology

www.howstuffworks.com
A site jam packed full of useful information on how everything works.

www.flying-pig.co.uk
Ideas on mechanisms and structures.

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.


Education Sites

www.thegrid.org.uk
The public pages from Hertfordshire Education.

www.dfes.gov.uk/index.htm
The main site for the Department for Education and Science.

www.nc.uk.net/home.html
National Curriculum online.

www.learn.co.uk
The Guardian Education site is full of content for teachers, parents and children.

www.bbc.co.uk/learning/index.shtml
Contains a range of interactive sites for Primary Pupils – check out SPYWATCH and The Romans.


Geography

www.ordsvy.gov.uk
Free and Fun section of the OS site for children.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear
Supports KS1 QCA Geography Unit 5: Where in the world is Barnaby Bear?

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/riversandcoasts
KS2 QCA Geography Units 14 and 23: Investigating rivers and coasts.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/twocities
Explores and compares life in Belfast and Mexico City.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/whatisweather
Covers KS2 QCA Geography Unit 7: Weather around the world.

www.channel4.com/essentials
Follow the links to explore key geography issues – linked to the QCA scheme and including worksheets and topic-specific image banks.


History

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece
Ancient Greece covers KS2 QCA History Units 14 and 15.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/anglosaxons
Anglo-Saxons covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6B: An Anglo-Saxon case study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/victorians
Children in Victorian Britain covers KS2 QCA History Unit 11.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ww2children
Children of World War 2 covers KS2 QCA History unit 9.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans
Covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6A:A Roman case study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/vikings
Covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6C: A Viking case study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/walk
Case studies in Unit 6: Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, Unit 8: Tudors, Unit 11 and 12: Victorians and Unit 13: Changes since 1948

www.nmm.ac.uk
The National Maritime Museums site with links to the Royal Observatory.

www.vam.ac.uk
The Victoria and Albert Museum better known as The V&A.


ICT

www.howstuffworks.com/
A site jam packed full of useful information on how everything works including the INTERNET!


Literacy

www.naturegrid.org.uk/infant/index.html
Suitable for KS1 with lots of activities.

www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/treasure
A site based on treasure island.

www.eric-carle.com
The official Eric Carle website – features ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and ‘The Red Fox’.

www.peterrabbit.co.uk
The world of Beatrix Potter tells us about the life of the author and the characters in her books.

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger
Digger and the Gang
activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/dynamo
DynaMo Literacy, numeracy and science games, including Spellbound and Who’s Spooking Who? Designed for home use.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits
Covers the word and text objectives of year 3 and 4 of the National Literacy Strategy.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship
Aimed at children preparing for KS1 National Tests in English.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey
Can be used in the literacy hour for reception year and year 1.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures
Learning phonics can be used as part of the literacy hour for years 1, 2 and 3 with interactive games suitable for whole class work using an interactive whiteboard.


Numeracy

www.nrich.maths.org.uk
A really rich resource, for extending students, with new activities each month; use the Archive to find activities and solutions from previous months.

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger
Digger and the Gang
activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime
Number Time activities slot into the Numeracy Framework for reception year and years 1 and 2.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship
Aimed at chidlren preparing for KS1 National Tests in English.


PE

www.olympic.org/uk/index_uk.asp
The site for all information on the Olympic movement.

www.rfu.com
The official site of the Rugby Football Union.

Science

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger
Digger and the Gang activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/dynamo
DynaMo Literacy, numeracy and science games, including Spellbound and Who’s Spooking Who? Designed for home use.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/podsmission
Pod’s Mission covers KS2 QCA Science Unit 4A: Moving and growing, Unit 4D:Solids, liquids and how they can be seperated, and Unit 4F: Circuits and conductors. There is also a unit on bones.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.