St John Rigby Catholic Primary School

St John Rigby Catholic Primary School

At St John Rigby, we are committed to ensuring that parents can get fully involved in their learning and that children can have the best opportunities possible to access safe, online resources. ONLINE SAFETY ADVICE FOR PARENTS Many of these resources allow children to practise what they have been learning in school in order to reinforce understanding. Some of them allow children to pursue particular areas of interest in order to deepen their learning. Others are simply designed to let the children have fun!  Please contact your class teacher for the passwords and usernames required to log into the sites below. They will be happy to assist you if you have any difficulties accessing the websites. 

Accelerated Reader

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Accelerated Reader is a computer-based program that we use to monitor reading practice and progress.

It helps teachers guide children to books that are at the student’s individual reading levels.

Children take short quizzes after reading a book to check if they’ve understood it.

Doodle English

DoodleEnglish - DoodleLearning

The award-winning digital work programme designed to boost the confidence of 7 to 11-year-olds in reading and writing.

Filled with thousands of interactive exercises covering comprehension, spelling, grammar and punctuation, DoodleEnglish helps children to build key literacy skills and gain a genuine love of learning.

Doodle Maths

DoodleMaths - DoodleLearning

The award-winning digital work programme designed to boost the maths confidence and ability of children aged 4-14.

Filled with thousands of interactive exercises and games, it explores numerical reasoning and builds problem-solving skills, giving children core skills they can use in the classroom and beyond.



EdShed includes several educational learning games and programmes including Phonics Shed, Spelling Shed, MathShed, The Literacy Shed, Literacy Shed Plus and Quiz Shed.


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At Nessy we are best known as advocates for children with dyslexia around the globe. But the Nessy programmes are not only for dyslexia. Nessy is widely used for whole class, phonics, maths, typing and early reading instruction. Nessy collaborates with some of the world's leading academics, and follows the Science of Reading, to ensure our programmes are based upon proven research. 

TT Rockstars

Times Tables Rock Stars: Play (

Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced and fun programme of daily times tables practice.

Each week concentrates on a different times table, with a recommended consolidation week for rehearsing the tables that have recently been practised every third week or so.