Market Drayton Infant & Nursery School

‘An excellent, happy school, where we enjoy learning’


General websites

The following websites link to more than one subject area.


ICT Games                Cost:  Free                                            Age range:  5-8 years

Main site:

English and maths suggestions for Year 1:

English and maths Suggestions Year 2:


BBC                        Cost:  Free                                            Age Range:  Year 1 and 2 (KS1)

This link will take you to the full range of the curriculum for Year 1 and 2.  There are video links to stimulate discussion and activities, depending on the curriculum area.

This link will take you to a range of primary games, including English, Science and Geography.


CBeebies                  Cost:  Free                                            Age Range:  Toddlers and Pre-School

Access to shows, games, make and colour, watch and sing, join in and more.


Top marks                 Cost:   Free                                           Age Range:  2-12+

A range of information, games and parental guidance liked to all subject areas and all age ranges. Search by subject and age group.  There are also a range of seasonal activities e.g. Easter.


Primary Games Arena    Cost:    Free                                           Age Range:  3-11

Primary Games Arena says it has the largest resource of Primary School games in the universe. Kids have full national curriculum game coverage.  Can search by subject, age range and game type.



Letters and Sounds      Cost:  Free                                            Age range:  Nursery to Year 2

Has lots of information, printable resources for each of the Letters and Sounds phonic phases, and also links to games aligned with each phase. Children may need some help navigating to the games. Note: Games links for phase 1 to 4 only.


Letter sounds             Cost:  Free                                            Age range: 4+

Really useful for children who are still learning their letter sounds.  Will help the children to get their mouths and tongues in the right position and say the sounds properly.


BBC Phonics                         Cost:  Free                                  Age Range: NA

Phase 2 and 3 phonics

All of the sounds from phase 2 and 3.  Also includes tricky words.  Each sound has a video link for the children.


Phonics Play                        Cost:  Some free/£12 full subscription  Age Range: 4-7

There are some games that are free.  The full subscription costs £12 for the year.  These games are used a lot in school.



Oxford Owl                         Cost:    Free to subscribe                  Age Range: 3-11

A range of e-books for children which link in with the books that we use in school. Once you have registered you can select books by stage or letters and sound phase.  For example, in phase 3 phonics there are 11 free e-books. 


Storyline Online                    Cost:  Free                                 Age Range:  3-8+

A brilliant website. Developed by The Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Storyline Online features accomplished actors and actresses reading some of their favorite children’s books. Each story comes with a free Activity Guide and can be viewed on YouTube or SchoolTube. Rainbow Fish, Wilfrid Gordon Macdonald Partridge, and To Be a Drum are just a few of the books available.



BBC                                  Cost:    Free                             Age Range:  5-7 (KS1)

Has sections on number, shape, number, measures and handling data.  Includes video clips, guides and games.



Oxford Owl                         Cost:   Free                                 Age Range:  3-11

Fun maths games and activities split into age bands: 3-5, 5-7, 7-9, 9-11.


Top Marks                          Cost:  Free                                 Age Range:  2-12+

A range of maths games.  A simple tab on the left hand side will link to year groups and other age ranges. Across the top you can select the area of maths that you want to focus on. Many of the games are tablet friendly.



Number Blocks (BBC)              Cost:    Free                                 Age Range: 3-5+

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. Children love these videos.



Science Homework Ideas                   Cost:   Free                         Age Range:  Year 1 and 2

The website link has lots of ideas for science activities that could be done at home.  These are linked to the areas they are covering in each year group.  Why not take an activity from each theme and have a go.



Stay Active- Premier Education                            Cost:    Free

Support your children’s health and wellbeing at home with FREE and easy activities.



There are further curriculum links on the school website: