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ESOL – Literacy – Numeracy

BBC Skillswise – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Interactive activities from BBC Skillswise for practising addition, subtraction and multiplication  by splitting, and space saver division. Amoeba addition (+) Amoeba subtraction (-) Amoeba multiplication (x) Amoeba division (÷)

BBC Bitesize – Dance Mat Typing

A fun way to learn to touch type from BBC Bitesize. With 4 levels and 12 stages, starting from the basic home row. It also has very good practice activities to help you become a typing expert! Direct links to each level: level 1 level 2 level 3 level 4

Chinese school – Are our kids tough enough?

In August 2015, the BBC broadcasted a 3-part programme called ‘Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school’. The programme documented a 4-week experiment, to see if the teaching styles used in China could have an effect on British students at Bohunt school, a comprehensive secondary school in Hampshire. The debate around different education systems is…

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BBC Bitesize – Sort the shapes

Sort the shapes into the right groups.

BBC Bitesize – Igloo shopping

You are shopping. Pay for your things with the correct amount of money.

BBC Skillswise – Change game

Change game instructions: You are working as a cashier in a shop Look at the till and see how much the customer has to pay See how much money the customer gives to you Give them the correct change You have 60 seconds to serve as many customers as you can!

BBC – Computer games keeps me mentally active

Watch the BBC Breakfast clip from 21st January 2013 and find out about Hilda Knott’s hobby. Choose the correct option for each gap in the text and post your own opinion in the comments at the bottom of the page.

BBC – It’s never too late to take up a sport

BBC Breakfast clip from 25th January 2013.

BBC – Is expensive food tastier?

BBC Breakfast clip from 25th June 2013.

BBC – Should you tell your child they are fat?

Watch the BBC Breakfast clip from 11th October 2013 of a discussion about whether you should tell your child if they are fat with¬†body image campaigner, Natasha Devon and Paul Gately, a professor of exercise and obesity at Leeds Metropolitan University. Answer the questions and post your own opinion in the comments at the bottom…

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