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Helping your child at home

Parents have asked us to put information online to help you when you are at home with your child/ren. We are often asked how you can help them more at home or that you are unsure of what you can do to support your child/ren. 

So here are some great resources to help you. 

 

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This link will take you to Oxford Owls where there is a variety of videos demonstrating how school teaches your children maths. As well as ways you can help them. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/at-school/maths-at-primary-school/

 

Place Value - how to videos

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/advice-for-parents/learning-at-home-videos/parent-how-to-videos/how-to-help-with-place-value-videos/

 

 

Reading at Home 

 

This link will bring you to videos on supporting your children with reading and comprehension skills. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/advice-for-parents/learning-at-home-videos/parent-how-to-videos/how-to-help-with-comprehension-videos/

 

This link will take you to Oxford Owls where you will find a wealth of information to help you. It's split into year groups and age ranges. There are parents guides as well as practical activities to do with your child. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/advice-for-parents/reading-at-home/

 

This link will take you to a library of hundreds of free books that your child can read on a tablet, or other mobile device. You do have to register but it is free. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/find-a-book/library-page?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=&book=1&book_type=&series=#

 

Spelling and Phonics

 

How to videos to help you with phonics at home.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/advice-for-parents/learning-at-home-videos/parent-how-to-videos/how-to-help-with-phonics-videos/

This link will take you to resources and information to help you with spellings at home including games to play. 

 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/advice-for-parents/help-with-spelling/

 

This is a blog about Five creative ways to help your child learn their spellings 

https://blog.oxfordowl.co.uk/five-creative-ways-to-help-with-spelling-homework/

 

Grammar and Punctuation 

 

This link has great videos to support you at home helping your children with Grammar and Punctuation. The videos are half way down the page. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/advice-for-parents/help-with-spelling/

 

Writing 

Lots of advice in helping your child write at home, including a video on handwriting. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/at-school/writing-at-primary-school/

 

Encouraging creative writing at home with free resources to download and a blog with tips. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/advice-for-parents/encouraging-writing/

 

 

SATS

 These are the national tests that children in Year 2 and Year 6 take in May every year. 

 

Here are are some links to give you more information and how you can support your child.

 

Year 2 SATs

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/at-school/assessment-at-primary-school/KS1-SATs/

 

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