Information for parents
Clubs for kids
Check out some sports clubs in the area that might interest your child
GAA - St Brendan's GAA Club
Boxing - Smithfield Boxing club
Martial Arts - Martial Arts Inc
Swimming - Inspire Fitness
Social and Homework
Seomra Ranga was created by a Dublin primary school teacher in 2007 and features a range of free activities and resources, such as flashcards, poetry books, and educational bingo games.
Khan Academy is an international website that is highly recommended by many teachers and parents. Courses are broken up into multiple subjects and classes, helping you to create a personalised educational course for your child.
Education.com’s Learning Library contains a plethora of fun worksheets for primary level children, such as word searches, colouring books and writing exercises.
RTÉ Learn contains tonnes of different activities for children as well as access to episodes of last year’s Home School Hub.
Top Marks splits activities into age groups and levels ranging from the ‘Teddy Numbers’ game that helps toddlers learn to count to two-minute subtraction challenges for older children.
Help your children learn their times tables by testing them on tablestest.com
Kids can play the Prodigy maths game for free on prodigy.com to help them learn equations in a fun and interactive way.
Omni Calculator has over 1700 free calculators, for everything from math and chemistry to sports, available on its website.
Access Collins’ reading resources and activities, no sign-up required, on the website’s school portal.
Knoword has classroom vocabulary games and quizzes on its website to help enhance students’ knowledge.
You can find worksheets to help students learning to write on handwritingpractice.net
Oxford Owl has an extensive free e-book library as well as reading activities for all ages and phonics lessons available on its website.
For those who struggle to sit down and read a book, Amazon’s Audible platform has a library of free audiobooks of all genres and levels for kids available on its website and app.
SESE History Geography and Science
National Geographic Kids
You can find interactive games, videos, and fact sheets about everything from animals to the world's wonders and climate change on National Geographic’s dedicated kids' website.
BBC Teach provides educational videos for children on topics ranging from nature to drama but teachers particularly like the website for its historical content.
History of Cork
Any rebel parent wanting to teach their kids a little more about the rich history of Cork can lead them to this website for a crash course aimed at 5th and 6th class students.
NASA STEM Engagement
NASA has created a website dedicated to teaching children about science, technology, and space with tons of content for every age.
Frugal Fun was created by an American mom who has been homeschooling her five children since long before Covid hit. Check out her Lego activities and STEM content for fun educational games.
Ask About Ireland
Learn everything you need to know about Irish history and geography from Ask About Irelands’ learning zone. Content is filtered by class and subjects.