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Harrold Primary Academy subscribes to a range of different ICT resources that children can access both at school and from home:
Children can access their Microsoft 355 account by visiting www.office.com and entering their school email address and password. Each class has their own Teams site, through which children can access home learning tasks and provision. Through the Office website, you can access all of the Microsoft 365 online apps and download the full apps onto your home computer.
Espresso and Espresso Coding
Children can access a range of videos and activities on Espresso to support their learning across the curriculum by visiting www.discoveryeducation.co.uk. They can find their login credentials in their school learning logs. In their Computing lessons, the children learn fundamental coding skills through Espresso Block Coding and often move on to learn Python and HTML coding skills. Click on the links below to find out more:
10-Step Guide to Coding
Coding Sample lessons
Children can access online books to support their phonics and reading learnin by visiting www.activelearnprimary.co.uk.
Our school code is wxl9 and each child has their own username and password which they can find in their school learning logs. Class teachers are able to allocate more books if you run out, so just ask!
Times Tables Rockstars is a great way for children to practise their multiplication and division facts. Children can access their accounts by visiting www.ttrockstars.com. Keep an eye out for our school competitions. where children from our school houses battle against each other to win the most points for their house!
For our Early Years and Key Stage 1 children, Numbots is an engaging platform for learning to add and subtract. NumBots is all about every child achieving the “triple win” of understanding, recall and fluency in mental addition and subtraction, so that they move from counting to calculating. Children can access their account by visiting www.numbots.com and entering their username and password from their school learning log.
In our Reception Class, we use Tapestry to share photographs and observations of our Early Years children with their parents and carers. We enjoy finding out about significant learning that happens at home, which parents are able to share with us through the Tapestry Website and apps. Children are able to reflect on their own learning at school, using their own login. For more information about tapestry, please click here.
Other Useful Websites
Whilst these websites have been accessed to check their suitability for children, please take the time to check their appropriateness.
Online interactive resources for children to explore
KS1 and KS2 resources to support the National Curriculum
A news website aimed at children
An interactive online children's encyclopedia
Lots of information about reading and children's books
E-resources from our local libraries
Unique collection items & expert commentary related to History, English, Religious Studies, Citizenship & a variety of other subjects
Children's art website with games, quizzes, art activities and homework help
National Geographic Kids
Online magazine for children
A collection of games and activities to support learning in Maths and English
Learn how much fun counting can be with the Numberblocks - a fun-loving group of numbers who work together to solve problems big and small
Visual art inspiration for children
NASA Kids' Club
A place to play games and learn about space exploration