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Home Learning Information

Home learning (homework) expectations for each phase group are detailed below. Further information about any home learning for your child(ren) can be found on the class pages of this website.

 

EYFS

Bright Beginnings - Share stories with your child(ren) at least 4 times a week. Talk daily with your child(ren) about themes shared on the Bright Beginnings class page.

 

Nursery - children will receive nursery rhymes to share and mini adventures (which is explained in more detail on the class page of of this website).

 

Reception - children will receive tasks such as name writing, letter formation, number formation and mini adventures (which is explained in more detail on the class page of this website).

 

Key Stage 1 (Year 1 and Year 2)

Maths: Children should use TTRS or Numbots to practise times tables for 5 minutes every day or aim for 30 minutes a week. 

 

Reading: Children should read at least 4 times per week and record this in their reading diaries to earn points. Children can access reading books online using their log in for Oxford Owl, which will allow them to read a book matching their reading ability as well as share books with you for your enjoyment. In addition, children can request a book from the class’ reading corner with support from their class teacher.

Children who are on the RWI Phonics program, books are added to the RWI e-book library every three days and we expect children to read the book 4 times and complete the quiz related to the book.

 

Spellings:  sent home half-termly to practise in readiness for the Spelling Bee quiz at the end of each half term.

 

Key Stage 2 (Year 3 to Year 6)

Maths: Children should use the Times Table Rock Stars or Numbots to practise times tables for 5 minutes every day or aim for 60 minutes a week. 

 

Reading: Children should read at least 4 times per week and record this in their reading diaries to earn points. Children can access reading books online using their log in for Oxford Reading Buddy (a guide with how to use can be found below), which will allow them to read a book matching their reading ability as well as share books with you for your enjoyment. In addition, children can request a book from the class’ reading corner with support from their class teacher.

 

Spellings: sent home half-termly to practise in readiness for the Spelling Bee quiz at the end of each half term.

 

As ever, we are very happy to discuss any aspect of your child’s education. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions you may have.

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