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Everyone Counts (Oxfam) May 5, 2015

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Oxfam Education have created this Maths resource for ages 8-12 that uses real-world data to compare the lives of children from across the globe. Covering topics such as as time and data handling, the resource explores how inequality affects the lives of children in different parts of the globe.

National Stem Centre May 4, 2015

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The National STEM Centre website has collections of activities, games and videos linked to both Primary Maths and Primary Science. Each area is split into topics which are further subdivided by age-group.

Maths Sandpit February 28, 2013

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I know that there are lots of secondary mathematics teachers who use the Primary Resources website. You might want to take a look at the Maths Sandpit blog which has lots of interesting ideas, activities, links and resources for use with that older age group (and quite a few that can be adapted for use with primary pupils as well).

Fun 4 The Brain October 4, 2012

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Educational website Fun 4 The Brain features lots of great online games that are really useful for helping students practise skills and learn facts in mathematics and other subjects. Teachers should be aware that the site features advertising so may not be suitable for use in certain settings.

CyQuiz June 25, 2012

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Paul Robson‘s CyQuiz website has lots of different types of interactive activities for various curriculum subjects. It even includes tools for you to make your own quizzes. Well worth checking out.

Mothmatic June 18, 2012

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These simple, but charming, online maths activities cover topics such as simple addition & subtraction as well as more complicated fractions work. Students should love the animated bugs and creepy crawlies. (Note: pages feature advertising)

Graph & Grid Paper March 4, 2011

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Looking for printable graph or grid paper? This useful site features freely downloadable PDF files with a whole multitude of different gridded and dotted patterns.

Saving Squad March 2, 2011

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The creators of the 5-7 Fun to Save website have produced this financial capability resource for older primary students that ties in well with the work the children will be doing in maths lessons. Students navigate their avatars around a town visiting places like the bank, the bowling alley, the cinema, the market and a restaurant. Each of the excellent online activities is accompanied by a collection of useful lesson plans and worksheets. The site is well worth checking out.

Sumdog Maths Games September 14, 2010

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The Sumdog website features a collection of maths games for a variety of topics where students are required to quickly type or click in the answers to questions displayed on screen. At the moment there are seven different game types apparently covering 100 different numeracy topics at ten different levels. There are single player and multiplayer modes and there is no requirement to register to play.

Textease World Cup 2010 June 6, 2010

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Lightbox Education have produced this collection of resources linked to the 2010 Fifa World Cup in Textease format. There is a database (with information on the participating countries), maths & geography activities and spreadsheets for recording the results of the group stage matches.