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Helping your child at home


    Supporting your child at home will make a big difference to their progress and well-being in school. Here are a few ways that you can support:

    1. Read and respond to the letters that we put in their bags, I know some days it feels like there's lots to take in but it's really helpful in order to keep track of what is happening in school.

    2. Read with your child every day, it doesn't need to be a school reading book...... a bedtime story to share is an excellent way to finish the day.

    3. Spend a few minutes each day talking with your child about what they have done at school. Praise the things they are proud of and help them to solve any problems that are worrying them.

    4. Help them to learn any spellings, timestables or sounds that they might bring home, just ten minutes a day can make all the difference.


    Please make sure you set up a parent account with Class Dojo, you will find extra work, videos of the children in school and notices about the school week on there. Plus, it is a great way to keep in touch with staff in class as you can send a direct message to us.




    Class 7B have daily Read, Write inc activities throughout the day. 

    You can access videos of Read, Write inc activities on YouTube.

    Here are a few examples.





    There are also several games and activities that can support your child's phonics learning.



    Picnic on Pluto- this game is good for familiarising your child with decoding and reading real and alien words. There are lots of other phonics games on the above website that you might want to have a go at.


    A sorting game aimed at helping p, b, d confusion.


    Forest phonics- listen to the word and choose the correct digraph to spell the word.


    Listen to the word and click on the correct spelling.


    Deep sea divers- children listen to the word and choose the correct digraph.



    This website requires you to set up a free account.

    Once you have registered for an account you will have access to a large selection of free e-books.



    Further to our daily maths lessons, we consolidate our learning and basic skills three times a week.

    The above websites have a large selection of games which cover all areas of maths, I often use these activities to aid my teaching


    Some children in need activities for you to try at home.