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Our Home Learning approach

Home Learning Guidance For Parents 


If your child is required to stay home at any point during the school year Home learning activities and suggestions are available here for you to complete with your child when at home with them.


Helping  primary school children continue their education during coronavirus (COVID-19):

Advice for parents and carers looking after primary school children: While staying at home due to coronavirus (COVID-19), parents and carers will be concerned about their children’s education and the impact of missing school. No one expects parents to act as teachers, or to provide the activities and feedback that a school would. Parents and carers should do their best to help children and support their learning.


Home Learning in KS1


In Ks1, if children are self isolating, a number of Literacy , Numeracy and topic activities will be posted on Seesaw for them to complete when they are able to and return to the class teacher. These will be marked and feedback will be provided. If you are unable to access learning online please ask the class teacher of a paper pack.


Home Learning in KS2

In KS2 if your child is self isolating, there will be a list of suggested home learning tasks that will be posted each half term linked to the topic for children to complete.


There are many ways to send us the work you have completed at home, you can: 

  • Use office 365 and share your work  by clicking the share button and typing in the class teachers email which will be available on the class page home learning document. But if you are unable to find it please contact the school 
  • Take a picture and send via Class Dojo (if this is set up in your child's class)
  • Send it directly to the class teachers email
  • Log into SeeSaw and press the + and add a picture/video or type a note and post it on your seesaw page and the class teacher will pick it up and offer feedback. 


If you are unable to complete the activities online complete it on a paper, unfortunately  at present this will not be able to be returned to school. 


For Maths some Ks2 classes we are currently using Sum Dog to practise times tables and also there is maths training on there they can log into. This will adapt to the ability of your child so dont worry if it is too hard initially it will change to suit the ability of your child. In addition to this to further develop their times tables practise they can also use the J2 Blast app on J2Easy to select times tables they would like to practise and refine. Using the TT blast game. 



Also children can work on their spellings that have been set weekly by their class teacher and then also choose from a variety of spelling lists linked to their stage and age. 


For help with using the online programs we currently use to support the online home learning  please look in the 'How to Videos' within the home learning area.


If you are unable to access learning online please ask the class teacher of a paper pack.