RevisionLoads of interactive stuff to work on in English, Maths and more, e.g. find out about Britain in the 30s and World War 2 and get ahead for our next topic. Includes links to other websites; some may require Java or Flash. Wide range of abilities. (Pages for saintambrosebarlow no longer work.)
Maths SAT prepInteractive SATs papers; check your answers as you go along. Some VERY challenging questions!
Read TheoryInteractive reading comprehension practice. Needs a user name and password (lonsdaley6). First pre-test will find a suitable level for you to start at. Then you will earn points and achievements for your work. Performance is tracked automatically.
Reading PracticeMultiple choice comprehension exercises using recounts of life during WWII. Good practice in retrieval, inference and deduction. Quite challenging text level.
Comma-Castle!! A fun quest game with multiple-choice questions on bits of grammar. Get all the way through and make your character dance - hilarious!
Punctuation and commonly confused words University of Bristol webpage giving an explanation of the confusion with there, their and they re with a link to a short on-line exercise. Additionally, many links to pages about other easily confused words and proper use of punctuation, again with interactive exercises to try. Do not be put off if it looks a bit wordy; there is some good learning here.
Tables PracticeTimes tables are one of THE most important tools for maths. Games here to help learn them, speed recall them, work with factors and multiples, plus games for many other maths topics. You can also select higher or lower age groups.
ActiveLearn link A link to the ActiveLearn login page. You will need your username and password with 'thlo' for the school code. Remember to turn off pop-up blockers to allow activities to load in a new window.
Spelling PracticeInteractive spelling with 15 stages. Try it for five minutes a day to sharpen up your knowledge of spelling.
Doorway Speller Another look, cover, write, check activity site. A wide selection of word families to work on. (Not tablet friendly.)
ArcademicsLots of games in Maths and English skills - many in a race or space invader style. Quick thinking required! Some games invite you to choose a name - use a nickname - and select: 'Play Offline'; 'Play Now'; 'Start Game'. American site created by the University of Kansas Education Department.
SATs arrangementsA fairly digestible overview of the new arrangements for statutory end of Key Stage assessment.