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NRICH Maths - Stage 1 Lower Primary

Investigative maths challenges for lower primary age children (approximately Rec-Y3)

  • Paper Halving

    In how many ways can you halve a piece of A4 paper? How do you know they are halves?

  • Always, Sometimes or Never? KS1

    Are these statements relating to calculation and properties of shapes always true, sometimes true or…

  • That Number Square!

    Exploring the structure of a number square: how quickly can you put the number tiles in the right pl…

  • How Would We Count?

    An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.

  • If the World Were a Village

    This activity is based on data in the book 'If the World Were a Village'. How will you represent you…

NRICH Maths - Stage 2-3 Upper Primary

Investigative maths challenges for lower primary age children (approximately Y3-Y6)

  • What Do You See Here?

    An activity for teachers to initiate that adds to learners' developing understanding of fractions.

  • Paper Halving

    In how many ways can you halve a piece of A4 paper? How do you know they are halves?

  • Linked Chains

    Can you find ways to make twenty-link chains from these smaller chains?

  • Fraction Lengths

    Can you find combinations of strips of paper which equal the length of the black strip? If the lengt…

  • Always, Sometimes or Never? Shape

    Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

English

Reading

KS2 BBC Bitesize Reading
Find out about your favourite authors in the Book Box
Oxford Owl - find over 250 ebooks online, linked to the Oxford Reading Tree scheme that we use in school.

Writing

KS2 BBC Bitesize Writing
Online literacy activities aimed at Reception and KS1

Phonics

There are 26 letters in the alphabet but they make 44 sounds. Hear the sounds spoken, or within example words, by clicking on the 'Say the sounds' link on this web site.
Find out the correct pronunciation of all the letter sounds for learning to read with phonics in this handy guide - just click on a sound to hear it pronounce correctly.
Meet Mr Thorne - He does phonics!  Games, videos and apps for you to watch and download.  Click on the links for different phases/levels of phonics.
If you have an Android smartphone, try downloading these phonics apps.

Do you have an iPhone?  Click here to download Mr Phonics Matching Pairs.

Grammar, punctuation and spelling

KS2 BBC Bitesize Spelling and Grammar
KS1 BBC Bitesize Literacy

BBC Newsround

Latest Newsround stories

Other curriculum areas

KS2 BBC Bitesize Science
KS1 BBC Bitesize Science
KS2 Science Essesntials

BBC Science Clips for all ages
Funology - the science of having fun
BBC links to History Topics
Improve your keyboard skills and learn to touch type more quickly

National Geographic For Kids - science, nature, geography, history and popular cultureLearn and practise French
The National Gallery Art Collection -  find out about works by different artists

BBC Musical Mysteries

Fun Brain - lots of games and learning ideas

 

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