Recommended iOS Apps
Achieve Level 4 Mathematics – ‘Achieve’ offers a tried and tested formula for raising attainment in the year 6 National Tests. Schools have been using Achieve books for over 10 years to improve children’s test results and now these simple techniques are available on iPhone and iPad for children to use anywhere.
MathBoard – MathBoard is a stunning app for teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems. The number of customization options available make this a brilliant app for making math fun for elementary school children.
Jungle Fractions – Jungle Fractions is an engaging, easy to use educational app that teaches kids fractions in multiple languages. For iPad only.
Maths Martians Addition – How fast can you solve the sums? Maths Martians is one of the most addictive addition teaching & learning iPad apps available, helping children to learn, practise and master addition while having lots of fun.
Maths Martians Subtraction – We’ve turned learning subtraction into a fun Martian bubble-popping game. Plus, it’s all against the clock. Tap through each set of twelve sums correctly and you’ll get enough energy from the cheeky Martians to help Spaceman Sam fly his rocket back to earth.
Maths Martians Division – With 12 beautifully-illustrated & animated levels (including ÷ 2, ÷ 3, ÷ 4, ÷ 5, ÷ 10, Decimal Division, Mystery Numbers and Floating Sums) this is a ‘big-screen’ app that can test, entertain and teach the whole family. It’s a great way to boost mental calculation skills.
Math Bingo – The object of Math BINGO is to get a pattern of five BINGO Bugs in a row by correctly answering math problems.
Story Ideas – The app has been designed as a toolkit for developing writing, interactive skeletons and mind maps creations to help plan writing exercises. Use this app to pick Character, Plot and Setting ideas for creative writing ideas.
PuppetPals HD – Create your own unique shows with animation and audio in real time! Simply pick out your actors and backdrops, drag them on to the stage, and tap record. Your movements and audio will be recorded in real time for playback later.
Rumble in the Jungle – Take a trip through the jungle and meet all your favourite animals in this exciting new app with animations, sound effects and music. Choose to read the rollicking jungle romp yourself, or hear it read aloud. Little ones will love joining in with the animal sound effects and finding the touch-activated animations on each screen.
Word Bingo – Listen to the word the BINGO Bug speaks and tap on the corresponding word on the screen. Get four words correct vertically, horizontally or diagonally to get BINGO and win! The quicker you get BINGO the better your score. Your score is based on time and the lower the score, the better.
Word Wizard– Word Wizard is a unique app that lets kids hear the sounds of letters and words using a talking movable alphabet. Featuring advanced text to speech capabilities (UK and US voices available), the app can pronounce and spell-check an unlimited number of original words.
SpellBoard – SpellBoard provides a fast and intuitive way for you to enter your list of spelling words. All you need to do is enter the word (correctly spelled), the learning level and the spoken word (recorded via the iPads built in microphone). Optionally, you can add a written and/or spoken phrase.
Reading Comprehension – Reading Comprehension Level 1 Passages is an interactive and educational app, developed to assist parents, teachers and caregivers in teaching their children to learn the essential skill of reading comprehension.
Solar Walk – This 3D Solar System model lets you navigate through space and time, see all the planets in close-up, learn their trajectories, inner structures, history of their exploration, points of interest and more. It even has detailed 3D models of the most interesting man-made satellites. Use 3D mode to get a more realistic experience and zoom out to view and spin the entire Galaxy!
Toontastic – Creating cartoons with Toontastic is as easy as putting on a puppet show – simply press the record button and tell your stories through play! Once you’re done, share your cartoons with friends & family around the world. Visit Website.
National Geographic Today– National Geographic Today for iPad brings you the best of National Geographic’s daily offerings—news, videos, quizzes, articles, and of course, the awe-inspiring photography we’re known for.
Pages – ages is the most beautiful word processor you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. This powerful app has been exclusively designed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Create, edit, and view documents wherever you are.
iMovie– Make beautiful HD movies anywhere with iMovie, the fast and fun movie making app that puts everything you need to tell your story at your fingertips.
Garage Band – GarageBand turns your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go. Use Multi-Touch gestures to play pianos, organs, guitars, drums, and basses.