Useful Links


Community National School – The Community National Schools main website.

Barnardos – Resources for parents from parenting positively to safeguarding children online. 

Help my kid learn – Ideas for learning, which can be tailored to suit the age of your child.

Department of Education and Skills – Government website which includes a section for parents, as well as school-related guidelines, circulars and inspection reports.

National Council for Curriculum and Assessment – Resources to support your children’s learning and development in primary school from Junior Infants to Sixth Class

Starfall – Phonics practise exercises, including the sound that each letter makes in the English alphabet.

Cúla4 –  Cláracha agus cluichí a thacóidh le scileanna teanga sa Ghaeilge. Mura bhfuil tú muiníneach leis an nGaeilge, gliogáil ar ‘English’ chun an suíomh a aistriú
Programmes and games that will support language skills in Irish. If you’re not confident at reading Irish, click on the ‘English’ button to translate the site.

Scoilnet –  Portal that contains many links to educational sites, updated regularly.

Nationalgeographic Kids – Information on different countries, animals, science, and much more.

ISPCC – Ireland’s oldest and most well-known children’s charity (Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children). A Parenting Hub contains many articles with tips and resources for parents. 

National Parents Council Primary – Information for parents on your child’s learning and development in primary school and how you can become involved by taking part in your school’s Parents’ Association.

Green Schools Ireland – An international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.

Rainbows Ireland – Support for children and young people who have been affected by the death of a close family member or whose family has changed because their parents have separated or divorced.

Stay Safe – A primary-school programme which aims to reduce vulnerability to child abuse and bullying through the provision of a personal safety education programme for children at primary school level, continuing professional.

Webwise – Webwise provides information and support to ensure your child makes the most of their time online safely. 


Go Noodle – Fun exercise videos for kids


Oxford Owl – Supporting parents with learning at home. 


ICT Games – online Maths and English games


Teach your Monster – online reading and maths games


Get Epic – A huge collection of digital stories


Storyline Onlinestreams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.


Cosmic Kids Yoga – a Youtube channel for some simple yoga movements to do along with listening to a story.


Dance Mat Typing – a fun way to learn touch typing


National Council for Special Education – Resources for parents of children with additional needs.


Dylexia Apps – apps for children with dyslexia or literacy difficulties. 


Spelling Citygame-based website used to build literacy skills in vocabulary, spelling, phonics, and writing.