Learning Zone

Welcome to the Learning Zone!

This page is designed to keep parents and children busy at home.  We follow the National Curriculum and adapt the ideas within it to meet the needs and interests of our children. 

In addition to the work that the children do in school please have a look at the websites below.  They are relevant and topical to what children are learning at school.  Use them to support your learning at home whether it be to complete homework tasks or just finding out more!

(This list is based upon the top ten educational website list from the Times Newspaper). 

Motivational Learning In Inspirational Environments

Disclaimer : We can take no responsibility for the content of external websites.

BBC Bitesize

BBC Education Site

Purple Mash

Purple Mash means that children can follow their interests and develop their talents in a personalised way

Top Marks

Topmarks is an educational website for children, teaching professionals and parents

Oxford Owl

Oxford Owl helps support children’s learning, both at home and at school

Cool Maths 4 Kids

Cool math 4 kids is an amusement park of math, games and more – designed for FUN!

Number Gym

NumberGym offer creative challenges and open-ended explorations which encourage investigation.

Sum Dog

Sumdog’s educational games are used in thousands of schools worldwide. They motivate children to work on maths, reading and writing.


KS2 Safe Search website for children


Here you can play free kids games, watch episodes, clips and find lots of things to do.

Grid Club

GridClub offers ongoing Free Membership (which requires registration) to limited activities and games


Mathletics is a multi-award winning learning resource that encourages students and rewards results


KidSMART is a site that teaches children all about eSafety


Code.org is dedicated to expanding access to computer science

We would really like to hear from you as you may have lots of information that you can share with us to enhance our children’s learning. 


Please DO NOT use this system as a way of communicating urgent matters to school as the class emails may not be checked everyday.  For urgent messages and general enquiries contact school in the usual way – phone: 01423 780234 or email us at admin@darley.n-yorks.sch.uk  Thank you!