The world so tech savvy and so are the younger generation. There are numerous websites and apps available which provide useful online resources for students to exercise their brains, makes learning interesting and fun. It’s always worth finding new creative ways to get kids learning, seeing things they learn at school from a new perspective. Students can consolidate information without becoming bored, or tired of studying. It's also a great way to keep the brain ticking during the summer holidays.
Here are our top 10 websites providing online resource for primary school students:
Manga high complies with UK National Curriculum standards and offers short revision oriented games where students can revise by topic and gain medals. It’s very well balanced in terms of the games being fun and good maths practice. My students have always found it a pleasure and never a chore.
I really enjoy using Bofa with my students. Bofa provides great analytics, highlighting any area that may need to be revisited. It’s simple to use and provides great in depth preparation for the 11+ common entrance exams. It’s created by teachers and usually produce a 25% improvement, from when students start using the program. It’s easy for teachers, parents and tutors to keep track of progress. Free trial after which it costs around £7.99/month.
Edplace can be used by children 5 years of age to 16 years of age. The cost of subscription is £15/month or £99/year for the three core subjects. A 14 day trial service is also available for £1. Worksheets created by teachers having over five years of experience are provided to students for the core subjects- English, Science and maths. A parents’ dashboard is available to monitor your kid's performance and a progress report is also sent every week.
It is suitable for children between 3 to 12 years old. A 12 month subscription costs £29.95 per child. However, a free trial for 10 days is also available. Interactive games are used to teach kids maths, english, reading and Science.
Homework Elephant is a great website for primary school students as well as students who are 13 +. The website claims to contain more than 5000 online learning resources. It also links you with other sites that carry the information you are searching for.
This website is made for students who are 6+. You don’t have to subscribe to this website for access to the educational game site. They can create temporary IDs and play subject related games. The games are interesting and very informative.
Mathletics is for children between 4 to 18 years of age. A 48 hour free trial period is provided after which the subscription costs 59 pound per year for each child. Live mathematics is an interesting feature of this website where kids from all over the world compete with each other.
If your kid is a space enthusiast, this website is the best pick for him. It includes latest news about the satellite launches, photos from the space and interviews of astronauts as well. There are many interactive games for kids that will improve their knowledge in this field.
This website is aimed at children between 5 to 16 years of age and is free to subscribe. Large amount of online resources is available, from nursery to GCSE. Videos and games are used to teach younger kids whereas older children are provided with notes followed by tests to check their knowledge.
Tassomai is for children aged between 7 to 16 years old. The subscription cost depends upon the course you are taking and no free trial period is allowed. It mainly focuses on teaching children science in an interesting way and weekly progress reports are also provided to the parents.
Reading eggs is aimed at children between 2 to 11 + of age. The cost of subscription is £39.95 every year per child but it also provides new users with 2 weeks free trial. It allows children to improve their reading skills by incorporating exercises and activities that suits them individually. It is an ideal website for students who are facing problems in reading in their school.
With the syllabus of schools and common entrance exams getting tougher each passing day , an extra helping hand to teach children is very appreciated. And these above website are doing exactly that.
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