Best Educational Apps for Primary School

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Educational Apps and Games


I have tested these iOS Apple apps with children and they have been helpful and fun. Always remember to supervise your children’s screen time and if you have any comments or additional suggestions please contact me on:

Age 6 and under 

ABCya Games –

Crazy Cursive – Made by Educators 

Cursive Writing Wizard – L’Escapadou

Dinosaur Letters – Made by Educators 

Jolly Phonics Lessons, Letter Sounds – Jolly Learning Ltd

Ladybird: I’m Ready for Phonics – Penguin Books

Love to Count by Pirate Trio – Next is Great

Meet the Alphablocks – Blue Zoo

Monkey Word School Adventure – THUP Games

Mr Thorne’s Phonics Safari – Queue Press Ltd 

Pen Quest – Made by Educators 

Phonics Screening Check UK – Richard Williams 

Pirate Phonics Learn to Read – Unit 11 

Pocket Phonics – Apps in My Pocket 

Reading Racer – Sea Shells Education

Teach your Monster to Read – Teach Monster Games Ltd 

Twinkl Phonics Suite – Twinkl Ltd 

Yap Books – Yap Technology Ltd 

Ages 6 to 13

11+ Easy Vocab – Manosoft Ltd 

11+ English Official Tests – Ad Astra

11+ Verbal Reasoning – Sangeetha Bhatta

11+ Vocab Builder – Sangeetha Bhatta

AB Maths – Nicolas Lehovetzki

BBC Bitesize Revision – BBC Media 

Crazy Math Adventure – Made by Educators 

Crazy Times Tables – Made by Educators 

Exciting Sentences Pupil Edition – Alan Peat Ltd

Free Flow – Big Duck Games LLC

Gojimo Revise – The Telegraph 

Hit the Button – Maths – Topmarks Online Ltd 

I am Learning – KS1 to 3 Maths and English – Frog Education Ltd 

Interactive Telling Time Pro – Giggle Up Kids Apps

IXL Maths and English – IXL Learning 

Knowji Vocab – Knowji Inc 

KS3 Maths Core Nimbl – Anspear Ltd 

Learn English Sentence Master – Master Key Games 

Let’s Do Mental Maths – Bloomsbury Publishing 

Let’s Do Spelling – Bloomsbury Publishing

Look Up English Dictionary – Rajesh Bhargava

Marble Math – Artgig Studio 

MathBoard – PalaSoftware Inc

Math Run, Panda Chase – Baby Cortex

Mathmateer – Freecloud Design Inc

Medieval Maths Battles – Spin Fall 

Milk Hunt – Skidos Learning 

Monster Math Year 5 and 6 – Made by Educators 

Osmo Words – Tangible Play (requires Osmo Ltd) 

Pictoworld – Kooapps 

Pocket Posters – KS2 and KS3 Maths and English – Daydream Education 

Prodigy Math Game – Prodigy

Quick Maths – Shiny Things

Rocket Speller – Little Big Thinkers

Smashing Grammar – Fairlady Media 

Spelling Shed – Spelling Shed Ltd 

Squeebles Spelling Test – Key Stage Fun

Ten Minutes a Day Times Tables – Dorling Kindersley 

Times Tables Rock Stars – Maths Circle Ltd 

Times Tables: Maths is Fun! – Unit 11 

Vocabulary Spelling City – Inc 

Word Cookies – Bit Mango 

Word of the Day – Unity