Victoria Park AcademyChildren's Zone
Welcome to the children’s zone, here is your gateway to continuing learning outside of the school gates. You can find all of the websites we use in class, as well as apps for you to enjoy.
Your year group pagess will take you through to your virtual classroom where you can find all of your learning mapped out for the year ahead, your class timetables and suggested links to learn even more about your term’s challenge packs. What are you waiting for? Start clicking…
Bug club (active learn) – This is a brilliant website that that gives you access to hundreds of book that your teacher can allocate based on your reading level. There are even questions along the way to see how well you have understood what you have read.
Epic – From fiction to non-fiction, comics to novels, Epic provides hundreds of books for every age, ability and interest.
Reading Plus – If your in years 3 -6 your teacher will have shared your unique Reading Plus details. As well as using this in class, did you know that you can also access your books on phones, tablets, and even a Playstation? So, get reading!
Times Tables Rock Stars – This helps to support your learning of your timetables in a fun and competitive way. Your teacher can set you different times tables to learn and you can even compete against your friends! TTrockstars can be accessed via website or app with login details provided by your teacher.
Numbots – In addition to Times Tables Rock Stars, this app concentrates on adding and subtracting. This can be downloaded as an app on your phone or log in straight on the website.
My Maths – This brilliant website allows you to access problems related to what you been practising in school. You will need the login from your teacher but then are able to have limitless practise with immediate marking to see how you have done.
Prodigy – This is a fun and engaging game, which throws in maths practise along the way. Catch monsters and battle others by answering questions related to your learning from the classroom. Prodigy can be accessed via website or app with login details provided by your teacher.
White Rose Maths – This website provide maths activities and questions for every year group related to the National Curriculum. They have free home learning packages which include video tutorials.
Grid Club – This amazing website is full of games all related to English. Whether you want to practise your SPAG skills as you go on an adventurous quest in Commas Castle, or complete literacy based activities as you try to escape the monsters of Verbassic Island, the choice is yours.
Story Jumper – This is a new website that allows your kids to create and illustrate books with ease.
OTHER CURRICULUM AREAS
BBC Bitesize – This is a free website which provides interactive games, videos and activities for children of all ages. Best of all it covers all subjects!
Scratch – This is a free animation app that allows you to practise your coding skills. You can create your own cartoon animations by changing the setting and characters and even adding your own voice recordings.
Quizizz – This free to download app has pre-made quizzes about all different subjects and topics so you can practise what you have learned and learn some new information along the way.
CONCE UPON A TIME…
Can’t find a book or login to your reading accounts? Try some of these…
USEFUL APPS AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD
We know that phones or tablets are part of many families’ everyday lives and kids love to use them, but it’s not always easy to know which apps and games can benefit your child’s learning.
That is why we have given a quality mark to apps that an independent educational panel believes have good educational value.
Kaligo is a digital handwriting exercise book designed to teach children how to write using a stylus and tablet, built on an AI machine learning platform. A self-paced approach enables children to progress at their own speed according to their own ability, whilst AI Machine learning provides real-time corrective feedback.
Fonetti is a Listening Bookshop™ that provides young children with a patient, comforting listening ear to help in the learning-to-read journey, but also with the added benefit of tracking progress, identifying reading challenges, and highlighting to their adult carers where the most support is needed.