Any additional work that a child does in school or at home will help their progress.
Learning at school is fun and so learning at home should be too!
Here are a few ideas on what to do at home with your child:
- Mathletics – each child from Year 1 -6 has a Mathletics account that the school has paid for. We love Maths and know your child just won’t be able to get enough of it! www.mathletics.co.uk
- Spellodrome – each child from Year 1 -6 has a Spellodrome account that the school has paid for. This is an interactive game that improves spelling in a fun way. Enjoy! www.scs.mathletics.com
- Espresso – the school subscribes to this site so you don’t have to. It has a huge variety of curriculum led games and activities. Let your child teach you Spanish or test you on your SPAG! (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar) www.espresso.co.uk
- BBC Bitesize – has a range of fun activities linked to English, Maths and Science for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary/
- Dance Mat – a clever step by step programme to teach touch typing to children. An essential skill for today's learners. www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
- Parent Centre – information and ideas on how you can help with your child’s education. www.parentcentre.gov.uk
- Teachernet Parent Centre – outlines the importance of parental involvement in children’s learning. www.teachernet.gov.uk/workingwithparents
- Literacy Trust – insight into the importance and value of speaking and listening with your child – talk to your baby www.literacytrust.org.uk
- Enchanted Learning – A range of games suitable for Early Years. www.enchantedlearning.com
- Starfall – An exciting range of learning activities linked to reading and phonics. www.starfall.com
- Top Marks – A fun set of Early Years learning games for different subjects. www.topmarks.com
- CBBC – Early Years games, all with a specific learning focus. www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc