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
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
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
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
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 Online – streams 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 City – game-based website used to build literacy skills in vocabulary, spelling, phonics, and writing.