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Early Years ICT

 Websites and guidance to support the use of ICT in the Early Years and Foundation Stage

Documents to download:

 
Visit the stories page for stories to listen to, watch and read

 
Visit different
live webcams to support the development of understanding the world 

Visit the APPs directory to see APPs recommended by teachers in Somerset 

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http://onlinecompass.org.uk/

For early years setting outside of a school, this tool can be used to review your e-safety and provides useful evidence of safeguarding as well as providing an action plan where this is neccesary.  Schools would use the 360safe review tool.

 

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http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/documents-onlinetoolkit.pdf

Online safety toolkit for Early Years Settings developed by Plymouth County Council - including templates for policies such as use of mobile phones and photographs.

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 http://bit.ly/somersetbyte

Support materials for developing e-safety including suggested activities, I can statements, certificates and stickers.  The Megabyte activities are for Foundation Stage, Kilobyte activities for those working on P scales but may be appropriate for early years setting outside of a school.

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  http://ictearlyyears.e2bn.org/

ICT in the Early Years

Planning and guidance for the use of ICT for Early Years practitioners. Also includes audit tools with supporting documents and examples to help plan for and develop ICT in your setting.

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  http://www.kenttrustweb.org.uk/kentict/content/earlyict/

Kent Early ICT web site

Comprehensive list of resources, activities and websites to support the use of ICT across the curriculum and into Key Stage One.

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http://www.hitchams.suffolk.sch.uk/foundation/progression/index.htm
Robert Hitchams School

Ideas and activities in how the use of ICT progresses through the Foundation Stages, supporting the whole curriculum.

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http://www.itass.newham.gov.uk/curriculum/fssow/

Newnham resources for ICT in the Foundation Stage

Resources linked to popular EYFS topics such as Bears, Growing, Weather, and Food. These are also linked to specific ICT resources such as Digital Camera, Interactive Whiteboard and Programmable Toys.

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http://www.earlyvision.co.uk/free_downloads

Free downloads from Early Vision

Download photo packs, writing frames, signs, notices, and posters.

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http://www.poissonrouge.com/redfish.php

Poisson Rouge

Explore, take risks, enjoy!

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/menu.shtml

Little Animals Activity Centre

Activities, games and stories.

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http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/15.cfm?s=15&p=252,index

Birmingham Grid for Learning

Activities to support learning in the foundation stage.

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 http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html

Crickweb

Early years' activities to use with Interactive Whiteboard.

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http://www.abc.net.au/children/play/

Play School

Big Ted, Little Ted, Jemima and Humpty Dumpty provide a variety of activities.

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 http://newserver.iboard.co.uk/

TTS i-board

Curriculum and phonics activities

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http://www.earlylearninghq.org.uk/role-play-2/zoo/zoo-area-role-play-signs/

Early Learning HQ

Free downloads of resources to support learning.

 

 

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