Furze Down School

Furze Down School

A Specialist School for Communication and Interaction

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Verney Road, Winslow, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3BL


01296 711380

Recommended Apps

Recommended Apps

Book Creator

General purpose, suitable for ages 5 - adult

We use Book Creator for

  • posters
  • science lessons for taking photographs and describing
  • creating comic books
  • recording sound
  • mindmaps

…and of course….making books!

Available for iPads and online.

Purple Mash

General purpose - suitable for ages 5 - adult

Purple Mash contains a huge range of useful tools. Some of the highlights include:

  • 2Type typing tutor
  • large range of writing templats
  • painting applications
  • 2Code programming environment
  • 2Create a story - storytelling app
  • Table Toons - multiplication tables quizzes

Purple Mash is available from home or school from:


Your child should have a login in his or her planner.

RM Easimaths - suitable for ages 5 to adult

Online mathematics learning system. Your child may have been given an account from school. RM Easimaths can be used from a PC or from a tablet with the app installed.


Bug Club

Your child will be provided with a Bug Club login if appropriate.

From Pearson:

Bug Club is the only whole-school reading programme that brilliantly combines an online reading world with fantastic print books, and assessment tools.

Clicker Connect - iPad app

From Crick Software:

Enable young learners and struggling writers to take their first steps to independent writing. A perfect 'next step' for Clicker Sentences users, Clicker Connect provides students with clusters of words, phrases, and/or pictures to help them build coherent text.

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