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Help Your Child

The Internet offers a wide range of tools and resources to help your child with their learning. Why not explore some of these websites together, and learn alongside each other?

Help your child with Literacy
Literacy
Help your child with Numeracy
Numeracy
  • Big Brainz - download an exciting (free!) game which teaches children their times tables.
  • BBC Numeracy - A wide range of activities, games and resources to develop your child's Numeracy skills.
  • Percy Parker - an excellent CD which children can use to learn their tables.
Help your child with Science
Science
Help your child with ICT
ICT
  • Dance Mat Typing - practise your typing with this enjoyable site.
  • Senselang Typing - a simple, but very effective, way of improving your typing skills.
  • Gridclub  - learn how to stay safe when using different forms of technology.
  • Swiggle.org.uk - use this site to search the internet. It is safer than a standard Google search, but remember that you still need to take care when searching online.
  • FactMonster - If you need to do research about a topic, FactMonster is a good place to try.
Help your child with History
History
  • Snaith Primary School - This school website has a huge range of information about different periods in time. Well worth a look!
  • BBC History - Use the resources on this site to find out all about History!
Help your child with Geography
Geography
  • Google Earth - an incredible resource which can be downloaded for free. Which famous places around the world will you visit?
  • Google Maps - try comparing the satellite view with the map view. Can you see your house?
  • Street Map - can you find your house and your school, and then follow your route between them?
  • BBC Geography - A huge range of activities and games to develop your knowledge of the world.
  • Walmer Web - find out more about our local area at this useful site.
Help your child with French
French
  • BBC Primary French - Use the activities and resources on this site to develop your language skills.
Help your child with P.E.
PE
  • Your Leisure - Why not spend some time at Dover Leisure Centre or Tides? Find out more here.
Help your child with Art
Art
  • KinderArt- Lots of inspiration ideas for fun arts and crafts projects.
Help your child with Music
Music
  • Making Tracks - Use these interactive tools to create your own musical compositions. It's great fun!
Help your child with Early Years skills
Early Years

 

We try to check these sites regularly. However, if you come across a link which no longer works, please email us to let us know. Thanks!

The Federation of The Downs and Northbourne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all Governors, staff, volunteers, parents and carers to share this commitment.