Useful Websites

Useful Information

An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta & Gaelscolaíochta


As I AmIreland’s National Autism Charity & Advocacy organisation


BarnardosContains lots of information on childcare, bullying and a new booklet on your child’s numeracy development


Community National SchoolThe Community National Schools main website


Department of Education and Skills – Contains a section on information for parents, as well as all school related guidelines, circulars and inspection reports


Green Schools Ireland


Help My Kid LearnA wonderful website which is full of ideas for learning, initiated by the Irish Department of Education and Skills


ISPCC – The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) is Ireland’s oldest and most well-known children’s charity


National Adult Literacy Agencyis an independent charity committed to making sure people with literacy and numeracy difficulties can fully take part in society and have access to learning opportunities that meet their needs


National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA)This link provides excellent information on the content covered in each class level in the primary school, as well as very helpful videos and tip sheets to help your child’s learning at home


National Parents Council Primary


Rainbows IrelandRainbows supports children and young people in groups. There are groups for children and young people who have been affected by the death of a close family member or for children whose family has changed due to separation or divorce


StaysafeStay Safe is a primary school based approach to the prevention of child abuse

Educational Resources

12 Museum Virtual ToursGoogle Arts & Culture teamed up with over 500 museums/galleries around the world to bring everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world


Amazing Education Resources – has a very extensive list of websites that are free to use, or have made their resources free to use, during the COVID-19 forces school closures


Cula4Soláthraíonn an suíomh seo cláracha agus cluichí a thacóidh le scileanna teanga sa Ghaeilge / This site provides programmes and games that will support language skills in Irish


Nationalgeographic kidsA brilliant, colourful site, full of information on different countries, animals, science, and much much more


ScoilnetA portal that contains many links to educational sites, updated regularly


StarfallThis is a brilliant website for practising phonics. It is also very helpful for parents, as it says the sound that each letter makes in the English alphabet


TwinklVery useful website with a huge range of learning activities, resources and games – offering a month free to all teachers and parents


Woodlands Junior School A wide range of activities in all subject areas


Live Zoo Webcams

  1. Dublin Zoo (Ireland) – Elephants, Penguins, giraffes, rhinos, ostrich & zebras cams
  2. Marwell Zoo (UK) – Flamingo, Penguin, Giraffe & Lemur cams
  3. Edinburgh Zoo (UK) – Panda, Koala, penguin & Tiger cams
  4. San Diego Zoo (USA) – Panda, Penguin, Baboon, Polar Bear, Ape, Koala, Giraffe, Burrowing Owl, Condor, Elephant & Tiger cam
  5. Houston Zoo (USA) – Giraffe, Gorilla, Chimp, Elephant, Leafcutter Ant & Rhino cams
  6. Living Coast Wild Planet trust (UK) – Penguin cam
  7. Smithsonian’s National Zoo (USA) – Naked Mole-Rat, Lion, Giant Panda & Elephant cams
  8. Clearwater Marine Aquarium (USA) – Dolphins, Turtles, Pelicans & Otter cams
  9. Reid Park Zoo (USA) – Elephant, Lemur, Giraffe, Lion & Bear cams
  10. Chattanooga Zoo (USA) – Meerkat, Snow Leopard, Tamarin & Spotted Genet cams

 

Meerkats Dublin Zoo