A set of interactive rides and stalls on a fairground, where children can practise their spelling in a fun way. Content is focused on Key Stage 3 English, but an older primary aged pupil may enjoy the challenge of trying some of the games too.
Reading, writing and spelling and grammar skills can help you tell a story, share your ideas, write a letter and make sense of instructions. We use them everyday and they help us understand each other.
An enjoyable activity for testing your knowledge of coordinates. This activity allows children to find food for Billy Bug (working in the first quadrant).This second activity is more complex as the bug needs assistance to find food across four quadrants. This involves children working with positive and negative numbers.
Practise a range of skills (doubling, halving, rounding, finding percentages) against the clock using a dartboard full of questions. This site offers a wide range of learning opportunities relating to many different aspects of number.
An extremely good website for helping children understand fractions. A range of visual models assist children to appreciate different ways in which a fraction can be represented. Learn to identify, compare, add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions. This website is designed for Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 pupils.
Four quantities are given and children have to put them in order of size. There are lots of different examples: ordering whole numbers, decimals, fractions and positive/negative integers. The latter activities are especially good for Year 5/6 pupils.
Most of the keys have fallen off the calculator. Can you create a series of numbers that are given by using the keys that still remain? A great activity to develop strategies for problem solving. Questions can be posed at a wide range of different levels of difficulty.
Act as a judge at the Olympic Games. Look at the performance of competitors in different events and decide upon their positions. A really good site for putting measurement skills into practise. Knowledge of decimal fractions is required.
An activity to assist the development of understanding about rotation, reflection and translation. Children can also extend their understanding of coordinates. The game can be played at a range of levels.
A treasure trove of information and activities to support pupils aged 8 to 14. The site is divided into three modules: Energy in Buildings, Energy and the Environment and Energy Sources. Colourful and well thought out.
A very exciting site designed by Cambridge University. Children are given important missions and are taught concepts through exciting stories. They are also given activities to do. The site is particularly good for learning about light, sound and forces.