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The Downs Church of England Primary School

learning Resources

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?

Multiplication - Y4 Click here to help your child with understanding their times tables.

Purple Mash - All children at The Downs have their own Purple Mash account. Log in for lots of learning opportunities.

Numbots and TTRS (Times Tables Rock Stars) - Maths learning programme that the children use in school.

Help your child with Literacy
Help your child with 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
Help your child with ICT


  • 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
  • BBC History - Use the resources on this site to find out all about History!
Help your child with 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 Bitesize KS1 - Lots of interesting geography activities to be found.
  • BBC Bitesize KS2 - Where in the world will you go?
  • Walmer Web - find out more about our local area at this useful site.
Help your child with French
Help your child with P.E.
  • Your Leisure - Why not spend some time at Dover Leisure Centre or Tides? Find out more here.
Help your child with Art
  • KinderArt- Lots of inspiration ideas for fun arts and crafts projects.
Help your child with Music
Help your child with Early Years skills

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!