Gillas Lane Primary Academy

Welcome to our school

Lexia:

Interactive literacy programme where children can access at home and at school with their password and username.

Instructions (download)

http://www.lexiacore5.com/?SiteID=6244-1155-3521-3473

 

Espresso Education:

Interactive learning site can access at home and at school.

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/index.html 

username: student24866

password: gillas09

Sumdog:

Interactive programme used in school where children have their own password and username.

http://www.sumdog.com/

We now are able to download Sumdog apps for iPad for use at home from

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sumdog-snowball/id644331329?mt=8

First News:

In school we subscribe to 'First News' newspaper, a weekly newspaper aimed at children.  Here is a link to First News TV's archive.

http://www.firstnews.co.uk/fntv/news-archive 

Woodlands School Resources:

Interactive games and information for school children.

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/ 

Bablezone:

BABELZONE is a fun and interactive language website used by many schools and home learners in the UK and abroad.

http://www.lcfclubs.com/babelzonenew/ 

Tesco Eat Happy Project:

Useful for Key Stage 1 pupils to learn about where our food comes from, to catch up on all the latest Farm to Fork news and find out what's coming up.  There are also fab recipes for you to try!

http://www.eathappyproject.com/news/ 

The Woodland Trust:

Exciting information about our national/local environment.

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/news/ 

How Stuff Works 

www.howstuffworks.com

Engaging encyclopaedia of the modern (and not so modern) world, with good illustrations and clear text.

Cbeebies

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/

BBC Bitesize

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/  and   http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/ 

Mr Men
www.mrmen.com

Videos, games, stories and more from 24 of Roger Hargreaves' unbeatable creations.

Nickelodeon
www.nick.com

Play games, share your avatar, download screensavers and catch up on your favourite cartoon characters at the Mecca of TV cartoondom. Plus Nick Junior (www.nickjr.co.uk), customised for pre-schoolers.

Seussville
www.seussville.com

A gentle celebration of all things Cat In The Hat.

Switch Zoo
switchzoo.com/zoo.htm

From a calligator to a dogophant, create crazy new animals online.

Guinness World Records
www.guinnessworldrecords.com

Searchable database of record-breaking feats - but only some, of course, they still want you to buy the book.

Innocent Kids
www.innocentkids.co.uk

Great series of games and activities from the smoothies people. Match the animal with its poo is particularly engaging.

Cool Reads
www.cool-reads.co.uk

Ten- to 15-year-olds pick and review their favourite books. More than 2,000 entries and growing.

Funology
www.funology.com

From Brain Drains to Boredom Busters, jokes, games and interesting factoids - with a little learning along the way.

Top Marks
www.topmarks.co.uk

Well designed and good fun reference site for all those homework queries.

Ask Kids
www.askkids.com

Safe search engine for children.