Useful Websites for Parents and Children
http://www.visique.co.nz/ web site dealing with eyes - some lessons, an experiment or two, interesting facts, includes a game. John Thawley

No 1 in Australia for primary school use, have FUN while learning maths, Smartkiddies is developed by experienced Australian teachers.
http://www.netsafe.org.nz/
An excellent site for parents and students to learn about staying safe while using the internet.
http://www.spellingcity.com/
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This site is great for practicing weekly spelling words. Put your words in and it will give you games, activities and test you
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/timestable/
Use this site to practice times tables. You can do them in your own time or try and beat the clock. Click on interactive games to play times tables games. Does not have division questions
www.**tutpup**.com
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A fun site where children can compete against children from NZ and around the world in mathematics and spelling. Children will need the class code from their teacher to log on as part of the class.
http://www.bubblebox.com/play/puzzle/975.htm
Magic Pen- Pretty much the most awesome physics based educational game to play on your whiteboards (if you have them) or just on the computer. Hard to explain, but great.
http://www.storylineonline.net/
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An outstanding website where famous people read books online. Your students will watch and listen in awe while Froddo and Darth Vader and other folk like that share great books on the computer. I highly recommend it as this site has good resources to download also.
http://www.tki.org.nz/r/wick_ed/index.php
Go to home page - WickED.
Go to home page - WickED.

Explore the wickEDly cool things on this site! Quizzes, crosswords, interactives and games in English and te reo Māori, a gallery of student artworks, profiles of inspirational New Zealanders, an information station, and activities and games based around topics – it’s all here – on wickED!
http://visyenviromaniacs.co.nz/
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Are you ready to become a VISY Enviromaniac? Play the games in this site that are linked to a fun study module at school, learn how to look after the environment and make the world a better place.
By signing up and playing the games, you earn Enviropoints. The more points you earn, the more you can make positive changes to your online world, making it a better place. Sign up now!
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/
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172 free to use educational interactive resources for Primary schools. 15 free to use games for children aged 4 - 11. Over 100 links to free interactive, image and software resources.

Follows Bristish curriculum.
http://www.smartkiddies.com.au/
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No 1 in Australia for primary school use, have FUN while learning maths, Smartkiddies is developed by experienced Australian teachers.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/
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A primary school resource for children studying upper primary maths, English and science featuring games activities and tests.




















Useful Websites for Teachers

http://www.tki.org.nz/
TKI is a bilingual portal and web community which provides quality-assured educational material for New Zealand teachers, school managers, and the wider education community.
http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/

http://arb.nzcer.org.nz/
The ARBs consist of 3117 curriculum-based assessment resources designed for students working at levels 2-5 for use in New Zealand schools.
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/
Free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers. Resources are for the Bristish curriculum - but still many useful resources
http://www.coolantarctica.com/schools/antarctica_school.htm
Antarctica photos, facts, quizzes.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/
A primary school resource for children studying upper primary maths, English and science featuring games activities and tests.
www.smartkiddies.com.au
No 1 in Australia for primary school use, have FUN while learning maths, Smartkiddies is developed by experienced Australian teachers.
http://www.slide.com
Show off your photos with a bit of razmatazz!
http://etimepodcasting.wikispaces.com/
Learn how to make podcasts. A wiki set up by Nick at etime.
http://centre4.core-ed.net/spaces/space.php?space_key=382
ICT PD Online is an online ICT professional learning community area that provides support and network area for schools involved in the Ministry of Education's ICT PD Cluster programme.
http://hooked-on-thinking.com/
Hooked on Thinking works with schools, businesses and learning communities to transform student learning outcomes. SOLO taxonomy nformation and resources.
http://subscription.echalk.co.uk/index.htm
A range of interactive resources across the curriculum. It does need a password, which we have.
http://educationalsoftware.wikispaces.com/ICT+Integration+Ideas
A fantastic site full of different ways to use ICT in different curriculum areas at different levels.