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PSHE and Citizenship Apps

PSHE (known as Personal, Social and Emotional Development promotes the development of the individual, providing opportunities for children to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes which enable them to become effective members of the School and prepare them for active citizenship in adult life.

It helps to develop their sense of self worth, independence and ability to make healthy lifestyle choices. These apps will be of help to support the above needs.

    News-O-Matic is a modern app-based news service for kids. Every weekday it provides specially-written news stories and other fact-based articles for subscribers to its app and web-app-based service. News-O-Matic is available on iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.   Each child using News-O-Matic can access a version of the service based upon their reading ability so that they can both enjoy learning new things and developing their reading skills. As you'll see in this News-O-Matic review, the News-O-Matic service is both a great idea and superbly delivered.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    AskUltra app is a guide and support tool for teaching kids about business and entrepreneurship. It provides knowledge and encouragement for children who are interested in turning their ideas and skills into a business either now or in the future. It is available for both Android and iOS devices. The app is free to download and the full content is available by taking out a subscription.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Zayn and Zayna’s Little Farm is about a family that lives in an English village. The aim of the application is to provide simple activities to reinforce the principal that family life is the foundation of human society and is the seed bed for passing on some key virtues. The application has a great variety of activities ranging from videos to colouring in sheets that can be printed out.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    My Pizza Family is designed for young children and offers emotional and social learning experiences as well as some more traditional learning activities.  Players take part in the lives of Alex and Camilla as they learn and help their family in the best Pizzeria in Toon York City.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    On Second Thought Apps Android Apps Volume 2 Volume 3 Volume 4 Smart Notebook Program for Windows Still Version Animated Version Smart Notebook Program for Mac Still Version Animated Version

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad , Windows


    Pixton EDU is an interactive platform for creating comic book storyboards using avatars, backgrounds, text and themes to be shared within the classroom. Pixton is a popular comic maker and storyboard creator for teachers and students. The application is free and includes in-app purchases for extra themes and content. The application is free from in-app adverts and the software, we believe, is suitable for students aged 7 years and above. Pixton is accessible through any web browser and can be accessed on phones, tablets, and computers.

    Devices: Web


    Augmented Reality can be a lot of fun. In this free app, it is combined with colouring, health, and healthy eating to make an entertaining and educational app.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Aki the Monkey is an interactive story book has been created to help you teaching the important values of sharing and generosity to your young children. The app will help your child to consider their relationship to other people and how they feel about letting others use their things by following along with Aki the Monkey. The reader's own decisions in this interactive story influence how Aki and the other characters respond in the story.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    Sir Dapp, the master of manners, encourages your young children to join him on his gameshow where their politeness, good manners, and respect are the keys to success.  

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    An interesting game for a group, family or class, which is essentially like charades but a little more complex. The person playing the game has to follow a set of written instructions on the digital card that can be a variety of tasks all designed to get them involved and interacting with the group.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    Arility using the power of augmented reality brings your road safety lessons to life with 360 degree visuals and sound effects - all on your student's desk.  Students interact directly with a chosen avatar character in potentially dangerous travel situations identifying safer choices at their own pace. The teacher can use a dashboard to manage the class as a whole or in small groups.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Issa's Edible Adventures is a stunning application that is suitable for ages 6 and above and follows the adventures of Issa as she discovers the ingredients from around the world to help make wonderful dishes. This beautifully designed app has been inspired by celebrity chef Aliya LeeKong who has a passion for bringing global and socially conscious foods into everyday cooking. This app is free from in-app adverts. 

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    The Kids Alive Do The Five App has been designed to teach young children about water safety.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Tame your thought monster app is an application that is designed to supply children or adults with the tools to deal with fear, anxiety, or other concerns by using mindfulness tools and positive self-talk. The app is also designed to promote better behaviour, how to be more kind and to feel better. The application is free from in-app purchases and adverts and suitable for 4 years and over.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    I Love Potatoes is not your ordinary app, it is an application with a mission to change our perceptions on the consumerist society we live in, with a wonderful team of outstanding social innovators at its heart.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    Presented in an entertaining and informative way, this animated interactive traffic education app for your tablet and phone offers a wealth of information on different traffic dangers.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    Ripple effect for Teens is an American based app that teaches students the equivalent programme of PSHE (Personal and social education) found in UK schools. The app is a secure personal project based application that covers over 400 teen related tutorials from health to academic success to personal goal setting. The Ripple Effect for Teens is tailored for male or female users and suitable for ages 13 years and up. As the website suggests, “There are many right ways to use it - for systematic training, for targeted prevention, or for individualized intervention and guidance. It can be applied reactively, to deal with specific issues in a few minutes, and proactively, over time, to boost academic achievement, change behaviour, reduce substance use, and promote healthy choices. It’s designed to be used how you need it, when you need it – throughout the school and in the community.”

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    A fantastically-designed app to encourage healthy eating.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    A great app to support children express their feelings. This app supports thinking and to challenge negative thinking in a fun interactive way.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad