The following are some sites deemed to be of educational value for children. They may well be useful in obtaining information for projects, for planning family outings or for accessing web sites that have been identified as suitable for children. The contents of those sites and their subsequent links reflect the views or opinions of the people who run them, not the school
We recommend that whenever children are exploring the Internet they do so in a supervised capacity to guide them to appropriate resources and places.
Education Channel Victoria – State government channel providing enhanced public access and discovery of educational resources for children of all ages, teachers, parents and the wider community.
Catholic Education Office – The administrative headquarters for all Catholic Schools in the Melbourne region.
Melbourne Museum – Children’s Museum: a place of discovery, fun and learning for the whole family.
Scienceworks – The interactive display showcasing the many amazing aspects of the world of science (includes planetarium).
Melbourne Zoo – The site keeps you up to date with all that is happening at the zoo, holiday programs, special kids days etc. It also provides great links to other zoos and conservation organisations.
ABC The Playground – Access to popular children’s television sites and links to related children’s web sites.
Sovereign Hill – Relive the history and excitement of the goldrush days with this interactive and informative website.
Encarta – An online Encyclopaedia, Dictionary, Atlas and Homework assistance site.
Britannica – An online Encyclopaedia.