Yewtree Primary School

Learning and Laughter, Achievement and Aspiration, Safety and Security

Address: Fletcher Way, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP2 5QR

admin@yewtree.herts.sch.uk

01442 424920

Miss F Ewen

Learning Zone

 
Art
www.nationalgallery.org.uk/collection/default_online.htm
The entire collection - online!
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Design Technology
 
www.howstuffworks.com
A site jam packed full of useful information on how everything works.
www.flying-pig.co.uk
Ideas on mechanisms and structures.
www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.
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Education Sites
 
www.thegrid.org.uk
The public pages from Hertfordshire Education.
www.dfes.gov.uk/index.htm 
The main site for the Department for Education and Science.
www.nc.uk.net/home.html 
National Curriculum online.
www.learn.co.uk
The Guardian Education site is full of content for teachers, parents and children.
www.bbc.co.uk/learning/index.shtml
Contains a range of interactive sites for Primary Pupils - check out SPYWATCH and The Romans.
www.crickweb.co.uk 
Free interactive resources and activities for Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.  Subjects include
Maths, English, Science, History, Geography, R.E., D.T., I.C.T, French and Spanish.
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Geography
 
www.ordsvy.gov.uk
Free and Fun section of the OS site for children.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear
Supports KS1 QCA Geography Unit 5: Where in the world is Barnaby Bear?
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/riversandcoasts
KS2 QCA Geography Units 14 and 23: Investigating rivers and coasts.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/twocities
Explores and compares life in Belfast and Mexico City.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/whatisweather
Covers KS2 QCA Geography Unit 7: Weather around the world.
www.channel4.com/essentials
Follow the links to explore key geography issues - linked to the QCA scheme and including worksheets and topic-specific image banks.
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History
 
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece
Ancient Greece covers KS2 QCA History Units 14 and 15.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/anglosaxons
Anglo-Saxons covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6B: An Anglo-Saxon case study.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/victorians
Children in Victorian Britain covers KS2 QCA History Unit 11.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ww2children
Children of World War 2 covers KS2 QCA History unit 9.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans
Covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6A:A Roman case study.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/vikings
Covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6C: A Viking case study.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/walk
Case studies in Unit 6: Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, Unit 8: Tudors, Unit 11 and 12: Victorians and Unit 13: Changes since 1948
www.nmm.ac.uk
The National Maritime Museums site with links to the Royal Observatory.
www.vam.ac.uk
The Victoria and Albert Museum better known as The V&A.
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Homework Help
 
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.
www.bbc.co.uk/sosteacher
A service for students from KS2, KS3, GCSE and AS/A2 Level to ask a teacher a question on homework, coursework or revision (replies in 24 hours) and to search the database of over 15,000 previously asked questions.
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ICT
 
www.howstuffworks.com/
A site jam packed full of useful information on how everything works including the INTERNET
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Languages
 
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench
Beginners' French for 10-11 year olds. Content also relevant to KS2 QCA Units 1-6.
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Literacy
 
www.naturegrid.org.uk/infant/index.html
Suitable for KS1 with lots of activities.
 
www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/treasure
A site based on treasure island.
www.eric-carle.com
The official Eric Carle website – features 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' and 'The Red Fox'.
www.peterrabbit.co.uk
The world of Beatrix Potter tells us about the life of the author and the characters in her books.
www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger
Digger and the Gang activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/dynamo
DynaMo Literacy, numeracy and science games, including Spellbound and Who's Spooking Who? Designed for home use.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits
Covers the word and text objectives of year 3, 4 and 5 of the National Literacy Strategy.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship
Aimed at children preparing for KS1 National Tests in English.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey
Can be used in the literacy hour for reception year and year 1.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures
Learning phonics can be used as part of the literacy hour for years 1, 2 and 3 with interactive games suitable for whole class work using an interactive whiteboard.
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Maths
 
www.nrich.maths.org.uk
A really rich resource, for extending students, with new activities each month; use the Archive to find activities and solutions from previous months.
www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger
Digger and the Gang activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime
Number Time activities alot into the Numeracy Framework for reception year and years 1 and 2.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship
Aimed at chidlren preparing for KS1 National Tests in English.
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PE
 
www.olympic.org/uk/index_uk.asp
The site for all information on the Olympic movement.
www.rfu.com
The official site of the Rugby Football Union.
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Science
 
www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger
Digger and the Gang activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/dynamo
DynaMo Literacy, numeracy and science games, including Spellbound and Who's Spooking Who? Designed for home use.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/podsmission
Pod's Mission covers KS2 QCA Science Unit 4A: Moving and growing, Unit 4D:Solids, liquids and how they can be seperated, and Unit 4F: Circuits and conductors. There is also a unit on bones.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise
Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.
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