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Art

Access Art
Evolving collection of visual arts learning resources which includes online workshops.
Tate Online
Art-based site from the Tate designed for learners of all ages, providing online learning.

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Business

Economics & Business Education Association
Good section of links for teachers and lecturers of economics and business studies.
 
tutor2u
Hundreds of freee revision notes for business and ICT, with the option of signing up for an email to alert you of any recent additions.

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Citizenship

Citizenship Foundation
This is an independent charity which aims to empower individuals to engage in the wider community through education about the law, democracy and society.
Global dimension
A guide to books, videos, posters and websites which bring a global dimension to teaching. The site includes other features, such as teaching ideas, curriculum information and contact details for local centres and school speaker services.

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Cross-curricular

4Learning
Channel 4 programmes and resources for schools.
BBC Learning
Details of programmes and resources for all areas of education.
Guardian Teacher Network
Wide range of free resources for use in the classroom.
ICTeachers
Cross-curricular resource with links and worksheets to download.
Khan Academy
Free resource which includes videos and exercises for use in teaching.
Primary Resources
A National Grid for Learning approved site for primary resources. Includes lesson plans and ideas for many subjects. Contains links to school web sites, bookshops and a Harry Potter Teaching Resources web site.
Spartacus Educational
Spartacus is an Educational publishing company formed by a group of teachers in the UK. Products include resources for the National Curriculum including GCSE History and Welsh History. Also provides links to a collection of recommended educational resources in history and science.
Teaching Ideas for Primary Teachers
Ideas and lesson plans for primary teachers on a wide range of subjects. Site includes a mailing list and educational links.

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Design and technology

Design and technology association
Contains lesson plans, helpsheets and ideas for design and technology at both primary and secondary level.

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Drama

bfi education
Lists activities, resources and services that are directly relevant to learning and teaching, especially in the formal sectors of education.
Film education
In supporting teachers, Film Education gives pupils the opportunity to analyse and evaluate not only film but also a wide range of Media via free educational materials, training courses, conferences, workshops, seminars and events including National Schools Film Week.
FindSounds.com
A search engine for finding sound effects on the web.

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Early years

under5s
Links to many websites for early years education and worksheets to download.

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English

achuka children's books UK
Information on this web site includes book reviews, interviews/profiles of authors and other children's book news.
Fairy Stories, Folk Tales and Fables from Around the World
This page includes a list of sites, originally compiled by Helen Standish, now maintained by staff at Crewe and Didsbury libraries (MMU).
Novelguide.com
Analyses classic and contemporary literature read in schools at primary and secondary level. Includes chapter summaries, character profiles and an analysis of themes.
Puffin
Children's book publisher's homepage.

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Geography

Geographical Association
This is the national subject teaching organisation for all geographers.
GeoResources
Contains links and information for KS3, GCSE and A level and a link to a related teaching site called GeoInteractive which provides free resources for teachers.

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History

Historical Association
Includes details of resources and information for history teachers, and membership to the association.
SchoolHistory.co.uk
Designed by a teacher to provide a safe and convenient place for history teachers and pupils to find information and download worksheets.

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ICT

Naace
Resources to support the use of ICT in the classroom.

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Mathematics

BEAM (BE A Mathematician)
BEAM is a mathematics development project for nursery, primary, special and lower secondary teachers. They produce a range of resources for mathematics teaching and offer courses and INSET training.
Count On
Site contains a range of ideas and publications to assist maths teachers.

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Modern languages

Primary languages
The national gateway to advice, information and support for everyone interested in language teaching in the primary school.

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Music

Music teacher's resource site
Secondary music website with various sections including teaching resources, top tips, web links page and a teacher's survival guide to world music.
MusicAtSchool.co.uk
Provides resources, internet links and over 170 free worksheets for secondary school music teachers and pupils.

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RE

 
REonline
REonline is a database of web resources for RE. It indexes websites by religion and by age ranges from primary to post-16 levels.
The Assemblies Website
The Assemblies Website aims to provide high-quality, instant access primary and secondary school assemblies for teachers and others leading collective worship. Although Christian in outlook, the site aims to provide a resource for use in a wide range of schools, and the material is designed for use with all children regardless of their faith or cultural background.

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Science

ARKive education
ARKive education was created to help 'interested' adults to get the most out of our Key Stage 2 site, Planet ARKive and to create learning resources around the subject of natural history and wildlife.
Astra Zeneca Science Teaching Trust
Funded by the AstraZeneca Science Teaching Trust, the site reports on exciting developments, provides excellent resources for Continuing Professional Development and offers a growing range of lesson and planning resources. For primary and key stage 3 levels.
Planet science
Site aimed at those involved in teaching science, providing resources for use at all levels.
The Why? Files
The mission of The Why Files is to explore the science, math and technology behind the news of the day, and to present those topics in a clear, accessible and accurate manner.

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Special education

SERI
Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education.

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