Home Learning

Weekly Home Learning

We believe that Home Learning is a vital way to support and extend the learning that is happening in school.  We have planned a system of Home Learning which we feel our children (and parents) will enjoy and thrive from.  For this to be fully effective, though, we need parents support and we ask that parents work through the following tasks with their child; supporting and extending their learning as is necessary.

Each week our children will be expected to:

  • Read every day to an adult.
    Our children will bring home a school reading book and a library book of their choice which they will be expected to read and discuss with an adult every night.  We ask parents to make a note of their reading each night in their Reading Record.
  • Complete a Spelling task.
    All children will receive spellings weekly from Spelling Shed.  We would encourage parents to support their children with learning these spellings.  Spellings will be informally tested each week.
  • Complete a Maths task.
    A short Maths task will also be sent home each week.  The tasks will be ability based, but will aim to develop our children’s confidence with number.

Topic Home Learning

In addition to the above tasks, Topic Home Learning tasks will be sent home.  Children will be given a choice of tasks which are suited to different learning styles (e.g. learning alone, learning through reading, writing and speaking, learning through art, etc) and they will be expected to complete at least one of the tasks. 

All tasks will be explained to the children before the sheets are sent home, but we ask parents to speak to their child’s teacher if they have any further questions.  We ask that parents support their children with these tasks, and encourage them to complete the work in as much detail as they can.

All topic Home Learning will be displayed in school.