Bolton Tuition Centre have created a list of useful websites to help your child at home.
This is a very useful website for children, parents and teachers. The KS1, KS2, KS3 and GCSE curriculum is split into manageable chunks of English, Maths and Science.
How Stuff Works
Here you will find informative articles and answers to those puzzling science homework questions. The articles contain diagrams, fun animations and photos to illustrate the concepts.
Maths is Fun.com
This is a great website, if you understand the basic concepts of Maths. The content is aimed at KS3 and KS4; however, it is also useful for some aspects of KS2. There is a useful dictionary of Maths vocabulary.
Guinness World Records
If it is weird and wonderful facts and searchable database of record-breaking feats. There is something for everyone; from the longest chain of people licking lollipops, to the faster knitter. The unusual is there to be found.
This website helps your child to practice maths. The games and animations mean that they don’t even realise that they are learning!
Club Kids Scholastic
If it is books that you want to find out about, then this is the site for you. It is packed full of book reviews and author biographies. The book wizard will even suggest a book you might like based upon a poll that you take.
Here is a fun way to approach a spelling list or piece of writing. Wordle is a toy for generating ‘word clouds’ from text that you provide. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts and colour schemes.
Visuwords is an online graphical dictionary - look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. It is a dictionary and thesaurus rolled into one.
Not only does this provide relief from homework, children will also learn some amazing animal facts. Create your own fantasy animals by combining your favourites and then let the computer do its magic!
This website helps your child to practice sounds correctly. The games and animations mean that they don’t even realise that they are learning!