Information for Parents

Websites Our School Recommends

Starting school

Maths

English

Gaeilge

S.E.S.E

  • Askaboutireland.ie
    learning zone for primary school students of all levels from ENFO. Lots of information on the Environment, Geography as well as all our favourite subjects.
  • Scoilnet
  • Green Schools
    Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.
  • Solar System
    a website where you can learn all about the solar system.
  • Shore Thing
    games and exciting activities from the RNLI. See how fit you have to be to become a lifeguard, launch a lifeboat to rescue people in trouble and much more.
  • Astronomy for Kids
    is a fun way to explore Space, the planets and moons.
  • Earthview
    is a website that allows you to see the Earth from all the different satellites that are orbiting our planet. Just select any one of the hundreds of satellites and enjoy the view.
  • National Museum of Ireland
  • https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/
  • National Geographic Kids (kids.nationalgeographic.com):
    Learn about science, geography and history.
  • padlet.com/orlaithnifhoghlu/wqeiqvodvbl4 Órlaith Ní Fhoghlú is a third class teacher and she has put together activities and resources relating to the history, geography and science curriculum on

Science

  • PrimaryScience.ie
    this website shows how important science is to our everyday lives and more importantly how much fun it can be!
  • Planet-Science.com
    provides lots of interesting science resources for primary school pupils.
  • Nasa Kids’ Club
    Child-friendly resource where kids can learn about science and space.

Competitions

  • Texaco Art Competition
    This is the website of the nationwide Texaco annual art competition. Watch this space for details.

Physical Education

  • Go Noodle Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts and used widely by teachers who say it is a great opportunity for kids to wake up their bodies, engage their minds and be their best.
  • Super Troopers Super Troopers offers a health homework programme that encourages children and their families to live happier and more active lifestyles.

Fun Activities

  • FunBrain.com
    has lots of fun educational games to play.
  • Crosswords
    This website has any number of crosswords in any subject.
  • Science Games
    This is an amazing link to science based games.
  • Chess for Kids
    This site has all you ever need to know about the game of chess
  • Top Marks
    is an excellent educational website that can help you with research for your class projects or your homework.
  • Kahoot.com Search from millions of existing games on any topic such as brain teasers, trivia of all sorts, news quizzes and science.
  • Sarah Webb’s writing games (@MoLI_Museum)
    Award-winning children’s writer Sarah Webb is posting fun writing games and story prompts over on Twitter.
  • Smartycatgames Games to help children learn Irish and French in a fun and exciting manner.
  • FunBrain.com has lots of fun educational games to play.

Special Needs

  • SEN Teacher This site has free special-needs teaching resources and learning materials. Its print tools allow you to create, adapt and share resources.