Useful Links

Listed on this page are resources for both students and parents.

For Students:

Here is a list of useful websites for students to access (click on the title to open the link in a new window):

  • Department of Education and Training– a link to the student section of the DET website
  • Behind the News – an Australian news and current affairs program aimed at Primary School students
  • ABC4Kids – featuring games, videos and lots of things to make and do for pre and early primary students
  • ABC3 – featuring games, videos and lots of things to make and do for 8 – 15 year olds

 


For Parents:

Here you will find a list of useful websites with helpful advice and resources;

  • Department of Education and Training – the parent section of the DET website full of information on how to be involved in your school, and to support your child
  • Department of Education and Training ‘SchoolMate’ app, available from the iTunes App Store
  • Kids Matter – provdies a mental health and wellbeing framework for primary schools, and early childhood education and care services, and is proven to make a positive difference to the lives of Australian children
  • Kids Matter – Starting School Resources – Families play an important role in supporting children to manage the transition to primary school.  The resources on this website give you practical ideas and strategies to help your child make a successful start to school
  • Glastonbury Community Services – this organisation supports and empowers children, young people and families to realise their full potential
  • Bethany – here you will find information about the services and programs that can help you, your family, or friends, providing parenting programs and support

iPad Apps

As we expand our ‘iPad Program’ we will be adding useful ‘apps’ for you to use at home to help extend student learning.  Some great apps we recommend so far include;

  • A+ Spelling – set up your personal spelling list and use this app to help test your spelling
  • School Writing – use this app to help develop the Victorian Cursive style of writing – perfect for those still learning handwriting, or those that might struggle
  • Oz Atlas – a wonderful app which allows you to find creatures in your area and to learn more about them