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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
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.
  • Schoolhouse Tech - use this software to make your own Numeracy challenges!
Help your child with Science
Help your child with ICT
  • Superclubs Plus - all of our KS2 children have an account with Superclubs Plus. They can use it to communicate safely online with other children from around the UK.
  • 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.
  • Yahooligans - a child-friendly search site.
  • Ask for Kids - The children's version of Ask. Very useful.
  • Picsearch - use this site to search for pictures. It's much safer than Google Images, but remember that you still need to take care when searching for images online.
  • FactMonster - If you need to do research about a topic, FactMonster is a good place to try.
  • Freefoto - a great site to find photos to use in your school projects.
Help your child with 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
  • 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
  • BBC Primary French - Use the activities and resources on this site to develop your language skills.
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
  • ArtPad - express yourself with this online painting machine.
Help your child with Music
  • BBC Music - A selection of activities to develop your child's musical skills.
  • Making Tracks - Use these interactive tools to create your own musical compositions. It's great fun!
  • Virtual Keyboard - Play some great tunes using this fantastic online keyboard.
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.