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Home Learning

Home Learning Guidance and Timetabling

Below are the expectations for home learning. It is essential that parents use this guidance to support children academically and maintain a routine during time away from school. It is recommended that parents create a home learning timetable using the guidance below to help reinforce the academic expectations and create a predictable day. Year 6 children should continue to use their homework and comprehension books provided by the teachers to support their preparation for SATs.

English

Reading

Maths

Topic

P.E.

Computing/ Languages

Purple Mash

 

Questions

Websites

 

Mathletics

Times Tables Rock Star

Maths Apps

List of upcoming topics

Websites

Linguascope

Purple Mash

The children will be expected to log on to Purple Mash throughout the week and write a blog post for the prompt provided. Blog posts are expected to be at least 5 - 10 sentences for KS1 and 10 - 15 sentences for KS2.

After posting, children will need to respond to three other blog posts to keep the online conversation going. Please acknowledge people’s comments on your post.  

Remember to be a respectful digital citizen and post content that represents you and our school well. 

Children in KS1 need to read or have a story read to them for at least 15 minutes a day. Children should continue practicing phonics using Phonics Play (the username and password are in the link above. 

Children in KS2 need to read for at least 30 minutes a day. 

Please use the links provided to access free books.

Comprehension questions are provided to help children demonstrate their understanding of the story/book they have read. Children can respond to these questions orally or they may write them down using the notebook provided. 

Please keep track of reading in your reading record.  

Weekly Mathletics tasks will be posted for each year group. Children should complete the assigned activities. 

Additionally, children should use one of the apps or websites provided  in the link above to help develop their fluency with the four operations or practice one of the maths concepts that have been taught during the school year.

Children can also use Times Tables Rock Stars to practice their multiplication facts.    

In the topic section there is a list of history and science topics that children will be covering during the spring/summer term. We would like to have children research these topics and show their understanding of these topics in different ways.  

Children can create a spider diagram, poster, or fact file to demonstrate what they have learned.  

There is a list of P.E. websites that children should use to help keep them physically fit throughout the week.  

Children should engage in at least three, 15 minutes sessions of physical activity each week.  

Children should use Purple Mash to practice coding, They should start from the first level and work their way through the levels. There are also many other learning activities that children can explore on Purple Mash. Children may also practice coding using code.org

Children may use LInguagscope to practice their French. Using the link provided children can work through many activities to develop their understanding of French. 

Free Information about Twinkl

Parents may use the following link and promotional code to create a free Twinkl account. Twinkl is a school based resource that supports teachers with planning. Below is a link to a parent’s guide to support you in using this free resource. When using this website, please make sure you are only using the resources that correspond to the year group that your children are in.

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www.twinkl.co.uk/offer 

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https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-par-82-twinkl-parent-free-user-guide

English

Reading

Maths

Topic

P.E.

Computing/
Languages

KS1

Children should write for 30 minutes a day. Write a blog post or use one Twinkl writing activity each day.

KS2

Children should write for 30 minutes a day. Write a blog post or use one Twinkl writing activity each day. 

KS1

Children need to read for 15 minutes a day as well as respond to the story in their home journal or reading record. 

KS2

Children need to read for 30 minutes a day as well as respond to the story in their home journal or reading record. 

KS1

Children need to practice their maths for 30 minutes a day. They should use one of the Maths websites or Maths activities provided in the Twinkl section. 

KS2

Children need to practice their maths for 30 minutes a day. They should use one of the Maths websites or Maths activities provided in the Twinkl section. 

KS1

Children need to work on a topic activity from the topic section for 15 minutes two times a week. 

KS2

Children need to work on a topic activity from the topic section for 30 two times a week. 

KS1

Children should engage in 15 minutes of physical activity three times a week using the links provided. 

KS2

Children should engage in 15 minutes of physical activity three times a week using the links provided. 

KS1

Children should engage in 15 minutes of a coding activity once a week using the links provided. 

KS2

Children should engage in 15 minutes of a coding activity once a week using the links provided. In addition, Children should practice their French for 15 minutes, twice a week, using the link provided. 

 

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