Learning Ladder Year 6

Learning Ladder Year 6

Learning Ladder Year 6

  • Supports Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum
  • Maths section covers ratios, shapes, space and symmetry
  • English section focuses on note making, vocabulary, and reading comprehension
  • Interactive science world covers curriculum topics of forces, materials, light and sound
  • Progress chart monitors the activities and allows you to assess your child’s strengths and weaknesses
  • For ages 10-11

Dk – Learning Ladder Year 6Learning Ladder Year 6 is another excellent CD-ROM from Dorling Kindersley. It’s aimed at children aged 10-11 and structured so that children listen to a lesson and then carry out exercises that help to consolidate the literacy and numeracy they are learning as part of the school curriculum. This CD-ROM would be invaluable for any child in Year 6 who is preparing for their SATs.

Exercises can be done at five different levels of difficulty, so that children are challenged and continue to make progress. For every 400 points that a child scores, they are rewarded with new pictures to use with the printing machine. As they gather more pictures they can enjoy designing their own cards, invitations and labels, which can be printed out.

Children can also have lots of fun navigating around Science City and learning lots of facts along the way. For example, they can find out about animals, food chains and gravity. The progress tracker clearly shows how each child is getting on with a system of green and red lights. This would quickly show parents where more help is needed. —Amanda York

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Learning Ladder: Years 1 & 2

Learning Ladder: Years 1 & 2

Learning Ladder: Years 1 & 2

  • Supports Key Stage 1 of the National Curriculum
  • Stimulating activities
  • A huge variety of fun exercises
  • Monitor progress
  • Essential literacy and numeracy skills
  • Supports the scholl curriculum
  • Ages 5-7

Dk – Learning Ladder Years 1&2Learning Ladder Years 1 and 2 is an extremely good CD-ROM aimed at children aged 5-7. It presents a huge number of activities that would help to support the school curriculum.

Children can navigate their way around the playroom, which will develop their confidence with the mouse. Children will enjoy making things move on the screen. There is also a range of fun activities, such as painting and copying the tune.

The program also helps to consolidate and reinforce what children are learning in literacy, numeracy and science at school. There are games involving identifying sounds, making words, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and much more. Children are rewarded with stickers as they complete activities correctly, which they will love collecting and putting in their own sticker book. —Amanda York

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