LINKS

 

General Links

 

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

DET provides high quality education, teacher development, and opportunities for students to excel at primary and secondary school.

 

 

Premiers Reading Challenge

The Premier's Reading Challenge is a literacy initiative developed by Australian state governments. The PRC is an individual challenge to each student to read a certain number of approved texts, as well as to promote a love of reading books.


E-Kids - Goldfields Library

On E-Kids you will find lots of fun activities and games for pre-schoolers and primary school aged kids. The websites on E-Kids include 10 Monkeys, Languagenut, Literacy Planet, Sunshine Books as well as Tumble Books.

To access these fantastic interactive websites you will need to be a member of the Goldfields Library in Bendigo.


Literacy Links

 

Zip Tales

Ziptales is an online literacy resource for elementary school children and home users. Ziptales offers exciting, engaging, interactive stories for primary or elementary aged children with downloadable worksheets
Zip Tales is used in the classroom during literacy sessions and would be great for use at home!


Grammar for Kids

Grammar for Kids is a helpful website where you can refresh your English grammar skills with lots of games, quizzes, interactive books and fun tutorials.

A useful website for any task which is literacy based. Also a great resource for any homework problems or questions you may have about literacy topics.

 

Numeracy Links

 

IXL Maths

IXL is the Web's most comprehensive maths practice site. Popular among educators and families, IXL provides unlimited questions in more than 2500 topics from years Prep to Year 11.

A great website for students to practice topics at home which are being covered during school. Used in all classes at Eppalock Primary School.

 

A Maths Dictionary for Kids

A Maths Dictionary for Kids is an animated, interactive online math dictionary for students which explains over 600 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language. A great website for help with students homework or to clear up any problems you may have at home with maths work.
 
Cool Math 4 Kids has cool math lessons, cool math games and fun activities as well as free online flash cards to print out and cool math practice games. A great website for students to use at home.
 

Action packed math site for primary school students featuring math games, math word problems, math worksheets, logic puzzles and much more. Another great website from students to use at home.

 

Wellbeing Links

 

Kids Matter

KidsMatter Primary is a mental health and wellbeing framework for primary schools and is proven to make a positive difference to the lives of Australian children. Eppalock Primary School is a Kids Matter School.

 

Bully Stoppers

Bully Stoppers supports parents, teachers and principals in working together to make sure schools are safe and supportive places, where everyone is empowered to help reduce the incidence of bullying in all Victorian schools.

 

CyberSmart

CyberSmart is designed to help children and whole families find out how to be cybersmart and use the Internet safely.

 

Bullying, No Way!

This website provides information for parents and carers about bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence in schools as well as provides information and resources to help school leaders and teachers create and sustain safe and supportive school communities.

 

The Alannah and Madeline Foundation

Provides in depth information about bullying and cyber safety.