How to help at home

Reading

Read, read and read again. Reading is a crucial skill that underpins learning.

You can help by:

  • Listening to your child read.
    • Try to help them ‘sound out’ the words using phonics skills – speak to the class teacher for more information on phonics).
  • Read to your child
    • Sharing a book is just valuable as them reading themselves. It is also a great way to bond with your child and spend some quality time together.
    • Paired Reading – Read this advice on Paired Reading; it is a great way to enjoy books with your child.

Homework

Teachers set homework as and when it is needed to support learning. Please speak to your class teacher about homework for your child or look at our homework policy.

There are also lots of things to do and investigate for each topic on the Knowledge Organiser. Click on the topic your child is studying for more information on the Curriculum page.