Useful Sites

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The Learning Trust
The Learning Trust is the not-for-profit company which runs all the education services for the London Borough of Hackney. We are responsible for Hackney schools, day nurseries, play service and adult education.
Hackney Schools eLearning Portal
eLearning portal for Hackney schools aimed at pupils, teachers and adult learners. The purpose of the site is to support teaching and learning, ensure access to key documents and to share good practice.
The Wellcome Trust
The Wellcome Trust’s education programme promotes contemporary science in the curriculum and support teachers in the delivery of high-quality stimulating science education. The Trust’s work in school science education aims to enable young people to engage with biomedical science and the issues it raises.
DfES – City Learning Centres
The Department for Education and Skills was established with the purpose of creating opportunity, releasing potential and achieving excellence for all. Here you can read information specifically about the establishment of a network of school-based City Learning Centres (CLCs), one of the initiatives which make up the Excellence in Cities (EiC) programme.
National Whiteboard Network
The National Whiteboard Network aims to: Improve the quality of learning and teaching and raise standards through the use of ICT; Provide professional development for key LEA representatives on making use of interactive whiteboards; Provide training materials and examples of effective use for LEAs and HEIs to use with their Primary schools; Build a professional learning community to develop, collate, share, improve and disseminate best practice more widely.
Primary Flipchart Resources
Promethean Lighthouse Flipcharts
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened in ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Promethean
Promethean produce and supply Interactive Whiteboards, ACTIVprimary2 and ACTIVstudio2 software, ACTIVstudioMV voting systems and ACTIVslateXR wireless slates. The site has links to resources which cover the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas.
National Whiteboard Network
The National Whiteboard Network aims to: Improve the quality of learning and teaching and raise standards through the use of ICT; Provide professional development for key LEA representatives on making use of interactive whiteboards; Provide training materials and examples of effective use for LEAs and HEIs to use with their Primary schools; Build a professional learning community to develop, collate, share, improve and disseminate best practice more widely.
BBC – Science Clips
A collection of interactive, flash-based resources which cover the breadth of the Science Curriculum in the 4-11 age range. Resources include interactive experiments and activities and quizzes.
BBC – Starship Maths
A collection of interactive, flash-based resources which cover the KS1 Maths Curriculum. Many of the resources are games which help to develop skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, number handling and measuring using scales.
Science Web
ScienceWeb offers ready-made worksheets and interactives to support early years and primary teaching. They are easy to use, fun and related directly to the QCA schemes of work.
Science Year – Planet 10
A flash based resource which has two activities; a World Buider and a virtual fly-through the Solar System. The activities (KS) (CA) what kind of activity
DfES – Schemes of Work
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
DfES – Primary National Strategy – Interactive Teaching Programs
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Primary Numeracy Resources
Maths Zone
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
e-gfl – Mathematics Learning Resources
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Supporting ICT – Numeracy Website Links
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Naace – Primary Classroom Activities
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Teaching Time
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Count On
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Primary Literacy Resources
Classic Reader
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
David Wray – Literacy Resources
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Mythic Imagination Institute – Mythic Journeys
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Stories from the Web
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Storybook Web
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Ladybird
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Bananas in Pyjamas
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.
Sebastian Swan’s Infant Explorer
A collection of flipcharts covering the range of Key Stages and curriculum areas which can be downloaded and opened ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software from Promethean.