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BMAG for Kids

The Birmingham Museum site for kids has child-friendly interactive information and activities on Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, the Victorians and World War 2. Each era has an interactive timeline.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Money Two-Step Problems

Two-step word problems involving money. Calculate how much change is given when 2 or more items are purchased. Designed for use as a teaching aid on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Starfall Art Gallery

A delightful site for Key Stage 1 pupils about six famous artists and their work. It also promotes reading skills. There are literacy exercises. A good non-fiction text. More detailed biographies for Key Stage 2 pupils.

Pupils
3-11 year olds
National Archives Education Service

A wonderful national archives online teaching resource structured to tie in with National Curriculum from Key Stages 2 to 5 and designed for teachers. It has a range of original sources including documents, film and sound recordings.

Teachers, Pupils
7-18 year olds
Learning Letters and Words through Play Activities

Help your child to learn letters and words through play activities with this guide for parents by Topmarks.

Parents
3-7 year olds
SATs spelling list

Do you want to see the sort of spellings you get in Key Stage 2 SATs? Here is a list of all the words used in the spelling tests up to 2004. You can see which are the most popular types of words that come up. It is a PDF file so you need Acrobat Reader.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
7-11 year olds
History on the Net

Information is arranged in topics such as: Aztecs, World War 2, World War 1, Nazi Germany, the Romans, the Stuarts and much more. Comprehensive coverage from ancient times through the middle ages and 20th Century history.

Teachers, Pupils
7-14 year olds
Mesopotamia

This site from the British Museum is divided into ten chapters relevant to the civilisations of Mesopotamia: Sumeria, Babylonia and Assyria. Written for upper key stage 2 children, this excellent site has information, teaching ideas and worksheets.

Teachers, Pupils
7-11 year olds
The Edward Jenner Museum

A website and museum dedicated to the life and work of Edward Jenner. It has a biography and details of how smallpox was beaten. The museum is currently developing resources for Key Stages 1 and 2 in addition to older age groups.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
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