Education is a partnership between home and school. Children who are supported in their learning at home make better progress. We want to help parents understand how to support their child with their learning and recognise how this may have changed since parents were at school.
Leaflets about how to help your child with their learning are available in school.
Parents are welcome to observe activities such as guided reading and mental maths when they are being taught in school.
Speaking and listening .
Research shows that children who engage in conversation with parents do much better at school. Speaking and listening skills are so important in everything we do. We would ask that all parents encourage their children to develop these skills by being interested in what they have learnt in school, what their hobbies and interests are and by sharing what happens in their daily life.
Each half term or term, school will provide you with a curriculum letter so that you are aware of what your child is learning. On this we suggest ideas for home-learning activities that will support your child. The children love bringing in their projects and sharing them.
In the children’s planners, we provide spaces for parents to fill in when they have heard their child read. The minimum requirement is 3 times per week, but lots of parents do more than this. Your child will be rewarded for reading at home. 3xweek = one sticker. 5 stickers = one prize. Additional ‘spot check’ rewards will be given in September.
Below is a copy of our Calculation Policy. This is a fantastic resource for explaining all of the different strategies used in Maths and how they progress through school.