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					           Websites to support the teaching of Hertfordshire Scheme of Work
                                        General sites with ideas
http://samples.embc.org.uk/primary/#                               Primary Strategy materials – online version
www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/                                            Suggestions and samples of work for
                                                                   selected units
www.primaryresources.co.uk/ict/ict.htm                             Superb contributions based upon themes
www.teachingideas.co.uk/sitemap.htm                                Ideas for lessons and resources
http://www.northerngrid.org/ngfl                                   Lesson plan ideas across the key stages
http://www.amblesideprimary.com/                                    Resources from Ambleside
www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk                                           Coxhoe primary – comprehensive weblinks
                                                                   for all subject areas



                  Web sites for using with whiteboards (see list on Grid)
                  (This is not meant to be an exhaustive list but a starting point for exploration)
http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/primary/                          Site for DFES interactive programs
http://www.thereviewproject.org                                    The original review site of IWBs from the
                                                                   University of Hull. Downloadable lessons,
                                                                   tips sheets and guidance.
http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl                                           The Birmingham Grid for Learning site –
                                                                   follow the activities link to access hundreds of
                                                                   cross board activities for all areas of the
                                                                   curriculum
http://www.ict.oxon-lea.gov.uk/whiteboards.html                    Oxford LEA site. Full of downloadable
                                                                   lessons mainly for SMART boards, but also
                                                                   for some Promethean, Easiteach and Word
                                                                   based resources.
www.smartboard.co.uk                                               SMART site for downloading the latest
                                                                   version of SMART notebook.
http://www.smart-education.org/                                    Downloadable resources for SMART boards
www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc-home.htm                                 The Welsh Virtual Teacher site. Packed with
                                                                   activities and resources for Early Years to
                                                                   Year 6 and beyond.
http://www.interactive-resources.co.uk/                            Early years math pack, whiteboard resources
http://www.primarygames.co.uk/                                     Fantastic collection of activities. Try the
                                                                   banana hunt yourselves!
http://www.k111.k12.il.us/king/math.htm                            Provides links to lots of downloadable maths
                                                                   materials
http://www.numeracysoftware.com/xm.html                            Click on the Free Downloads button to see
                                                                   what’s available
http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/ufa10/starters.htm                    Starters for maths aimed at lower secondary,
                                                                   but useful ideas for KS2 too!

http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/websites/ten.html                    A whole host of useful links from the Kent
                                                                   LEA site.
http://www.literacymatters.com/                                    Lots of ideas for literacy
http://www.icteachers.co.uk/                                       Resources and a good collection of cyber
                                                                   hunts
http://www.gridclub.com/                                           Activities and games from Channel 4 and the
                                                                   DfES (unfortunately no longer free)
http://www.learnthings.co.uk                                       Online lessons available from here courtesy
                                                                   of The Guardian

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html                             KS1 numeric games

www.topmarks.co.uk/interactive.aspx                                Primary interactive whiteboard resources
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          Websites to support the teaching of Hertfordshire Scheme of Work

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/15.cfm                         Foundation – communication fun activities
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/iwb/default.htm       Using interactive whiteboard and useful
                                                        activities
www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/ict/iwb/resources.htm
www.active-maths.co.uk/whiteboard/index.html




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                                                 Year 1
1A Introduction to Modelling
Integrated task: Dr Seuss Jigsaw. Context: general
http://www.randomhouse.com/seussville/games/greeneggs/
Mouse control games and drawing exercises. Context: literacy, art
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/ict/default.htm
Download Tatoface – A great activity to enhance mouse control, clicking and dragging . Context: literacy,
art
http://www.hants.gov.uk/school/ranvilles/Tatoface.exe
An online painting game. Context: art
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/artbox/playit/loonylines/loonylines.html
An interactive Mr Men creator. Context: art
http://www.five.tv/programmes/milkshake/programmes/mrmen/make/
Mouse control colouring games. Context: art
http://www.thecolor.com/
Use a mouse to create a fireworks display.
http://www.maylin.net/fireworks.html
Lots of fun games for young children. Context: general
http://www.poissonrouge.com/
1B Using A Word Bank
BBC Little Animals Activity Centre. Context: literacy, science
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/words/dgi.shtml
Context: literacy:
http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/english
Teacher to input a sentence and the words appear in a word bank for children to order.
http://www.ictgames.com/writing_runway_v2.html
Children select words from a word bank to create sentences.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/literacy/sentences/index.shtml
Children select the words in the correct order to make a sentence make sense.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/patch_game.shtml
1C The Information Around Us
Talking books can be found on the following pages: Context: literacy:
Fun with Spot.
http://www.funwithspot.com/main.asp?menuCode=BS
Two books about a Little Pirate ship – clear icons for the children to discuss the meaning of and navigate
the site independently
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/english/littleredship/title.htm
A variety of talking stories and activities surrounding them
http://www.northpole.com
Picture search engines. Context: literacy, science
http://www.kidsclick.org/psearch.html or www.google.co.uk (choose to search images on the top tool bar)
1D Labelling And Classifying
Download Clicker and My World Activities with labelling potential. Context: numeracy
http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/maths/
Context: literacy
http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/english
Lesson plans for this unit. Context: literacy, general
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/qca/year1/unit1d.htm
Ready made textease wordbanks for labelling homes from the past. Context: history
http://www.ict.oxon-lea.gov.uk/best_practice/houses/index_main.html
1E Representing Information Graphically: Pictograms
Smarties Pictogram Record Sheet. Context: numeracy
http://ecs.lewisham.gov.uk/intict/



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1F Understanding Instructions And Making Things Happen
Musical sequence game. Context: music
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/music/fdi.shtml


                                                 Year 2
2A Communicating Information Using Text
 Online stories and activities. Context: literacy
http://www.magickeys.com/books/
Interactive Word Processing Assessment. Context: literacy
http://ecs.lewisham.gov.uk/intict/resources/act11/wpskills.doc
Ambleside School’s typing test. Context: literacy
http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/cyberkid/typing.htm
www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/qca/year2/unit2a.html
Practise typing skills. Context: Literacy
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
Fun games to practice typing skills. Context: Literacy
http://www.typingmaster.com/games/typing-games.asp
Fun games to practice typing skills. Context: Literacy
http://funschool.kaboose.com/fun-blaster/games/game_type_me.html

2B Creating Pictures
Munch’s The Scream. Context: art
http://www.edvard-munch.com/gallery/anxiety/scream.htm
Lesson plans for unit, and resources including picture of Jackson Pollock’s Yellow Islands. Context: art
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/qca/year2/unit2b.html
Lesson plan and resources for using the fill function. Context: art
http://www.educate.org.uk/
Interactive Mondrian. Context: art
http://www.kinderart.com/artists/mon.htm
Examples of Kandinsky’s work. Context: art
www.picsearch.com/search.cgi?q=Kandisky




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2C Finding Information
Animal database designed for your children with several ways of accessing information
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/ict/AAA/default.htm
KidsClick! Search engine. Context: literacy, general
http://www.kidsclick.org
Yahooligans! Kids’ search engine. Context: literacy, general
http://kids.yahoo.com
Ask Jeeves for Kids’ search engine. Context: literacy, general
http://www.askforkids.com
Hertfordshire schools can use the Living Library – free and filtered. Follow the link from the Primary
Schools Home Page. Context: literacy, general
www.intra.thegrid.org.uk
Kent has designed a web enquiry page just for this unit. Context: literacy, general
http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/infant/swan/enquiry.html
The BBC has an index organised search of fascinating creatures. Context: literacy, science
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/reallywild/amazing/
BBC site designed for age 5-7. Info and games about key famous people. . Context: literacy, science
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/famouspeople/

2D Routes: Controlling a Floor Turtle
Classroom ideas for Roamers. Context: numeracy, literacy
http://www.valiant-technology.com/archive/ideas1.htm
Lesson plans for Pip/Pixie (Could be adapted for use with Roamer). Context: numeracy, literacy
http://ecs.lewisham.gov.uk/intict/act7lesson.htm
Web support for Pip and Pixie, including classroom ideas which can be adapted for other control devices. .
Context: numeracy, literacy
http://www.swallow.co.uk
Activity ideas for Roamers. Context: numeracy, literacy
http://www.atschool.co.uk/subject/Subject.asp?LevelOneSel=6785&OpenLinks=6797
Use Terry the Turtle to begin logo work (download version from products section). Context: numeracy,
literacy
http://www.kudlian.net/products/terry/
Extend to online control work using (start of Logo). Context: numeracy, literacy
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/english/littleredship/LRS%20control/LRS%20control.htm
2E Questions and Answers
Lesson ideas, teachers help sheets and resources for the unit. Context: numeracy, literacy
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/qca/year2/unit2e.html
Online tutorials and help sheets for database and other software.
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/software/how.htm
Ready made branching database using yes/no questions. Context: Science
http://tre.ngfl.gov.uk/uploads/materials/28213/animal_branching_database.ppt



                                                  Year 3
3A Combining Text And Graphics
Create and send an e-card. Context: numeracy, art, general
http://kidscom.com/friends/ccards/ccards2.htmll
Free clipart to download and other creative activities to engage with
http://clip-art.kaboose.com/index.html




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3B Manipulating Sound
Musical games from the BBC (needs shockwave)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/orchestras/play/
A great site – many games specifically for this unit – Sequenzer, Beat Machine and Composer. Context:
music, science
www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/
Online sound samples. Context: music, science
http://www.kids-space.org/HPT/3/31.html
Guide to the orchestra. Context: music
http://www.playmusic.org/stage.html
Download a free multi-track recording package – this can be used off-line. Context: music, science
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/windows.php
Children use an on-screen keyboard to create their own music. Context: music
http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/music/piano/index.htm
3C Introduction To Databases
Paper and pencil into activity. Context: numeracy, literacy, general
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/ict/databases.htm



3D Exploring Simulations
Download the duckbuilder game and explore variables. Context: numeracy, science
http://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/online_rev/duck/duck.htm
More complex than Duckbuilder. Students have to make a rollercoaster stay on the track. Good extension
to Duckbuilder. . Context: numeracy, science
http://www.funderstanding.com/k12/coaster/index.html
Survival game based on habitats. Context: numeracy, literacy, science
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/animals/mammals/habitat.shtml
Great Viking simulation game. All decisions have a consequence which is shared with the student. .
Context: literacy, history
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/games
Colin’s coffee problem – help Colin find his favourite blended coffee
Http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/ict/qca/ks2/unit3D/colins%20coffee/colins%20coffee.html
The soda constructor is great fun. Context: D&T, Literacy, maths
http://www.sodaplay.com/constructor/
The balloon car builder is a good starter with a clear problem solving applications. Context: D&T, Science:
http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/ballooncar.html
The robot constructor is a great online resource. Context: D&T, control ICT, Literacy, and maths.
http://www.channel4.com/science/microsites/R/robots/constructor.html
The Lego World Builder is great fun. Context: D&T.
http://www.lego.com/eng/create/activities/worldbuilder/default.asp
The lemonade stand could be compared with the soda constructor above. It has to be played online.
Context: D&T, Literacy, maths
www.coolmath4kids.com
www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/qca/year3/simulations.htm
www.northwood.org.uk/simulation.htm




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3E E-mail
Online activities to support understanding of safe e-mail use. Follow the link to ‘You have mail’. Context:
literacy, general
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/cybercafe/cafe/base.aspx
Contact CBBC. Context: literacy, general
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/
Ideas for e-mail projects. Context: literacy, general
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/qca/year3/email.htm
Example of good practice in this unit including lesson outlines. Context: literacy, general
http://www.ICT.oxon-LEA.gov.uk/best_practice/3e1/Steventon%20email.htm
Create a wanted poster using the online tools, and e-mail it to other children. Context: literacy, general
http://www.mrpicassohead.com/create.html


                                                  Year 4
4A Writing For Different Audiences
World War One Posters. Context: literacy, history
http://www.library.georgetown.edu/dept/speccoll/britpost/posters.htm
Kids’ writing published on the Net. Context: literacy, general
http://www.kidpub.org/kidpub/
4B Developing Images Using Repeated Patterns
Mughal India carpet patterns. Context: art, numeracy, geography
http://www.spongobongo.com/mughalp.htm
Resources, teaching ideas and links from the Kent NGFL site – very useful
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/qca/year4/patterns.htm
William Morris stained glass. Context: art, numeracy
http://www.lbwf.gov.uk/wmg/stain.htm
4C Branching Databases
Information on rocks. Context: science
http://www.fi.edu/fellows/payton/rocks/index2.html
Woodlice database. Context: science
http://www.naturalhistorymuseum.org.uk/woodlice/identification.html
Woodland explorer database. Context: science
http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/woodland/index.html
Pond Animal identification key. Context: science
http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/pondexplorer/key.html
A ready made branching database and planning sheets to help children to create their own branching
database. Context: science
http://tre.ngfl.gov.uk/uploads/materials/28213/animal_branching_database.ppt
http://tre.ngfl.gov.uk/uploads/materials/29402/branching_database_plan.pdf
http://tre.ngfl.gov.uk/uploads/materials/29402/branching_database_plan.pdf
http://tre.ngfl.gov.uk/uploads/materials/29402/branching_database_plan.pdf

4D Collecting And Presenting Information: Questionnaires And Pie Charts
Graphs. Context: numeracy general
http://www.mathleague.com/help/data/data.htm
Weather statistics from the BBC. Context: numeracy geography science
http://www.metoffice.gov.uk
Enter your data to easily create instant pie charts. Context: Maths
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_183_g_1_t_1.html?open=activities
Website to enter data to create pie charts and other types of graphs. Context: Maths
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/




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4E Modelling Effects On Screen
An online activity to recap directions from Year 2 and extend learning by planning routes. Context:
numeracy geography
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/english/littleredship/LRS%20control/LRS%20control.htm
Resources from Kent
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/qca/year4/logo.htm
Download MSW Logo. Context: numeracy geography
http://www.softronix.com/logo.html
Lesson plan ideas. Context: numeracy, art, general
http://www.icteachers.co.uk/resources/ict/itschemeofworkunit4e.pdf
Helpsheet for MSW Logo. Context: numeracy
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/ict/files/usinglogo.pdf

                                                   Year 5
5A Graphical Modelling
Examples of school building sites and plans. Context: numeracy art
http://www.sikeston.k12.mo.us/maintenance/slaplist.htm
Teacher notes for using Paint to teach these units. Context: numeracy art
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/ICT/QCA/KS2/unit5A/default.htm
An online activity for children to complete this unit – explains the purpose of the unit to the children and
provides appropriate onscreen resources – extensions included. Context: numeracy art
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/ICT/QCA/KS2/unit5A/default.htm
An online village building activity
www.bekonscot.com

5B Analysing Data And Asking Questions: Using Complex Searches
Planets database. Context: numeracy science
http://library.thinkquest.org/18188/english/index.htm
Dinosaur database from the Natural History Museum. Context: numeracy science
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/education/online/dinosaur_data_files.html

5C Evaluating information, checking accuracy and questioning plausibility
Lesson ideas, teachers help sheets and resources for the unit:
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/qca/year5/5cevaluating.htm
5D Introduction To Spreadsheets
Ideas and support for unit. Context: numeracy
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/qca/year5/spreadsheets5d.htm
A selection of spreadsheet resources from The King John School in Essex.
Planning party worksheet and Excel file to download. Context: numeracy art
http://www.thekjs.essex.sch.uk/yates/ks3.htm#spreadsheets

5E Controlling Devices
A complete guide to using Robolab for this unit can be downloaded here. . Context: numeracy science
http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/ict/ks1-2/resources/ict_sow/control_and_monitoring/index.shtml
How stuff works. Context: numeracy science
http://www.howstuffworks.com/
Lesson plans for using LegoDacta to control a model of the Millennium wheel. Context: numeracy science
http://ecs.lewisham.gov.uk/intict/act14lesson.htm
Simulations of Robolab models, lessons plans, ideas and support. Context: numeracy, science, design
technology
http://www.robolabonline.com




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5F Monitoring Environmental Conditions and Changes
Many lesson plans for datalogging equipment with a science base. Context: numeracy science
http://ecs.lewisham.gov.uk/intict/scienceactivity.htm
Example of primary school using monitoring equipment and publishing results. Context: numeracy science,
history
http://www.eday.orkney.sch.uk/weather/history.htm
A complete guide to using Robolab for this unit can be downloaded here. . Context: numeracy science
http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/ict/ks1-2/resources/ict_sow/control_and_monitoring/index.shtml
Simulations of Robolab models, lessons plans, ideas and support. Context: numeracy, science, design
technology
http://www.robolabonline.com
Online light meter based in Cambridge. Has data recorded back to 2002. Context: maths, geography
http://www.weblightmeter.com./




                                                   Year 6
6A Multimedia Presentations
Online tutorial for PowerPoint – aimed at children. Suitable for all but also useful for extending gifted and
talented. Context: literacy, general
http://www.actden.com/pp
Tutorial and guidance on creating PowerPoint presentations.
http://www.dzfx.com/workshops/list/2/Microsoft_PowerPoint-Office_2000-XP/#8
Download a free multi-track recording package – sounds can be made by pupils, saved and used in a
multimedia package. Context: literacy, science, music
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/windows.php
Download a free photo story package that brings photos to life – digital images can be sequenced and
manipulated. Text, sound and voiceovers can then be added. Final presentations can be imported into
other applications ie. Software as .wmp files
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/default.mspx




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6B Spreadsheet Modelling
Mathematical formulae. Context: numeracy, general
http://www.sisweb.com/math/geometry/areasvols.htm
Nutritional contents and prices of food – follow the Menu icon and hover over foods. Context: numeracy,
science
http://www.kfc.co.uk
A selection of spreadsheet resources from The King John School in Essex.
Planning party worksheet and Excel file to download. Context: numeracy, science
http://www.thekjs.essex.sch.uk/yates/ks3.htm#spreadsheets
6C Control
A complete guide to using Robolab for this unit can be downloaded here. . Context: numeracy, science
http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/ict/ks1-2/resources/ict_sow/control_and_monitoring/index.shtml
How stuff works. Context: numeracy, science
http://www.howstuffworks.com/
Links to tele-robotics sites. Context: numeracy, science
http://ranier.oact.hq.nasa.gov/telerobotics_page/telerobotics.shtm
Simulations of Robolab models, lessons plans, ideas and support. Context: numeracy, science, design
technology
http://www.robolabonline.com
6D Using the Internet to Search Large Databases
Learn about safe internet use – follow the stop, think go link. Context: literacy. General
http://www.gridclub.com/freearea/tasters/cybercafe/base.htm
Interactive lessons for key teaching points. Context: literacy. General
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/welcome
Icon Guidance sheet. Context: literacy. General
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/ict/pdfs/01interneticons.pdf
Sheet explaining tips for search engines. Context: literacy. General
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/ict/pdfs/10search.pdf
Helpsheet for cutting and pasting from the Internet. Context: literacy. General
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/ict/pdfs/10cutpaste.pdf
Helpsheet for organising favourites. Context: literacy. General
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/ict/pdfs/11orgfavs.pdf
Resources to support the unit. Context: ICT. General
http://www.learn-ict.org.uk/sow2006/unit6e/res_index.asp




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