Educational websites and apps for remote learning 2021

Dear parents ,

Take a look at these educational websites and apps your child can access



BBC Bitesize.

  Jolly Phonics App: to keep up phonics learning for infant classes. 

Maths IXL .com
Tables –

Khan Academy: Useful for maths for older pupils. 

Gaeilge app
Cúla 4(app) (Cúla 4: Excellent for younger pupils for Irish vocab – very child friendly. There are also videos of your children’s favourite cartoons here as Gaeilge which would be useful to watch occasionally to keep up with Irish.)

History , Grography and Science.




Scratch programming.


PE with Joe Wicks



draw with Don Conroy


Reading with David Walliams


RTÉ daily virtual classroom for primary school children – daily on weekdays @10am and a catch-up later @ 3.20pm.  Also can be watched at your own time on RTE player. 


Why not lose yourself in the Gaa archive of videos from the past. There’s plenty there to watch!

    Doulingo: suitable from 2nd class upwards.  Tests your child Irish ability level at the start and they work away at their own level for 10mins daily. 

   Mathduel: For tables. 

   Dolch words Apps (there is a wide range available): for the development of sight words.

  Nessy Apps: for reading for pupils with dyslexia or difficulties. 

   PinkFong: Digital stories for infant classes. Excellent and engaging.

    Kahoot: for general knowledge and quizzes. 

 Toontastic:  digital storytelling – pupils can devise their own digital story, picking a range of characters, settings, even musical background. They plan a beginning, middle and end to their story and can record their own voices to tell the story. 

 Puppetpals:  useful for younger pupils. They can record themselves telling the story also.

   Lightbot – Coding app