At Caldecote Church of England Academy the children regularly use a number of online apps and websites to aid their learning. We have provided links below for ease of use outside of school. These links also ensure that children are accessing only appropriate and genuine educational websites.
Useful educational websites
Times Table Rockstars
The website that allows children to practice their timetables in a number of ways. Children are provided with a Rockstar name and can adapt their avatar as they continue to make progress.
BBC Bitesize Key Stage 1
Provided by the BBC, a host of subject areas to help children with research and homework. Aimed at children from the age of 6-8 years old.
BBC Bitesize Key Stage 2
Provided by the BBC, a host of subject areas to help children with research and homework. Aimed at children from the age of 7-11 years old.
Oxford Owl is a free to use website aimed at children from 3 to 11 years old. It helps children learn reading and maths, and there are also top tips for parents to help your child with their learning. There are also over 250 free ebooks.
Shaun's Game Academy
Shaun's Game Academy is aimed at primary school children and above. Based on Aardman Animations Shaun the Sheep character, it lets children design their own game, learn how to code and even win prizes
CBeebies has some great learning games, quizzes and a huge selection of topics to explore. Some of the topics include food and simple recipes for children to follow, and arts and crafts ideas to recreate. Highly engaging and beautifully designed.
Learning Games for Kids
Learning Games for Kids has lots of learning games for kids - divided into school year groups - so you can find the right level of games for your child. It covers everything from vocabulary to geography, literature and maths.
BBC History for Kids
From famous battles to ancient wars, kids can learn all about the history of Britain, as well as other countries on this fun website. BBC History for kids also teaches kids about historical figures, such as Shakespeare, Napoleon Bonaparte and Martin Luther King. They'll be mini historians in no time.
NASA Kids Club
If your little one loves space, then they'll love Nasa Kids' Club. There, they'll be able to find out how much they'd weigh in space, test their roving skills on Mars and complete other space-related activities.