Curriculum links that might be useful during school closure
www.pobble365.com (this is mainly aimed at KS2 but the pictures are fantastic, it gives ideas for discussion and story starters that the younger children can access)
www.oxfordowl (this has lots of ebooks)
www.phonicsplay.co.uk (great for phonics practice)
Geography and History
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ – National Geographic (quizzes, games, competitions and resources)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary – BBC Bitesize (videos, information, games etc)
https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/?categories=Keystage2 – Royal Geographical Society (whole teaching modules of work with lesson plans plus podcasts and animations)
https://world-geography-games.com – games and quizzes
Below are some links that we think you will find useful. If there is a website / resource that you think would benefit other parents then please use the Contact Us page to send them to us.
Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school, from the quality of teaching to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. The survey can be completed at any time; you don’t have to wait until the school is being inspected.
Mathletics is an engaging, supportive online learning resource - targeted to the various national maths curricula of the UK, from Foundation to Key Stage 5.
Learn to code with Discovery Education Coding. ... Discovery Education Coding provides complete support for teaching coding in primary schools. ... Teacher resources and comprehensive lesson plans for Block coding, Python and HTML.
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General for parents
- Information and resources including free E-books: http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home
- Cornwall family information service https://www.supportincornwall.org.uk/kb5/cornwall/directory/family.page?familychannel=0
- British Dyslexia association http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/
- Early help hub http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/earlyhelp
- School comms payment login https://login.schoolgateway.com/0/auth/login
- Teaching resources for teachers and parents https://www.topmarks.co.uk/
- BBC Bitesize website: https://www.bbc.com/education/beta
- Online activities and games http://www.crickweb.co.uk
- Free reference site https://www.factmonster.com/
- National geographic https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
- General information on a range of topics http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/index.html
- South west grid for Learning: https://swiggle.org.uk/Learning KS2 Safe Search website for children: http://www.swiggle.org.uk
- CBBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/
- Non-educational games that are free from pop-ups and ads: A safe place to play on-line: http://www.frivschool.com/
- Science http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/dynamo/lab/index.shtml
- Maths Zone: http://mathszone.co.uk/
- ICT Games: http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html
- Fun Maths Games: http://www.counton.org/
- Pronunciation guide http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/resources/sound-pronunciation-guide/
- How to Teach Blending: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEzfpod5w_Q
- Phonics Resources: http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm
- Free website to support the teaching of reading http://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/
Please click on the following link to find out more about VIPERS, a way to support your child’s reading comprehension. VIPERS
Recommended Reading Lists
Recommended reads link for each year group
Year 1: www.booksfortopics.com/year-1
Year 2: www.booksfortopics.com/year-2
Year 3: www.booksfortopics.com/year-3
Year 4: www.booksfortopics.com/year-4
Year 5: www.booksfortopics.com/year-5
Year 6: www.booksfortopics.com/year-6
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Within this page you will find links to external websites. Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate, up to date and relevant, Portreath Primary School cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers.
If you come across any external links that don’t work, we would be grateful if you could report them to Mrs Jones or Mrs Pamplin