If your child is needing to self-isolate but is well enough to complete some work, please use this guidance to support them. Of course, it is your choice whether to engage with this and is not an expectation that any or all of it is completed. 

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A vast bank of free ideas and activities and ideas for age 4-5 year olds. 

Reception

Look at your child's learning in class and replicate activities at home. 

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Access to free interactive resources to support phonics. 

  • Read every day - as much as you can. Read to your child, read together, let them read parts to you or find words they recognise. 

  • Practise counting objects up to twenty, focus particularly on listening out for the teen numbers

  • Practise mark making or writing words using sounds they can hear. 

  • Write a list together - things you need for an activity, ingredients list etc

  • Play games - lots of games have elements of strategy and mathematical thinking 

  • Sing songs and nursery rhymes

Key stage one (Y1+2)

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A vast bank of free ideas and activities and ideas specifically for your child's age group. 

Practise phonic sounds - play games with phonics (see phonics play). 

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Access to free interactive resources to support phonics. 

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A great game to practise times tables, doubles, halves and number bonds. 

  • Read every day - as much as you can. Read to your child, read together, let them read parts to you or find words they recognise. Ask your child questions about the text - how would they feel if they were the character? What other stories do you know similar to this one? Read fiction and non-fiction. 

  • Practise number bonds to 10 and 20 and/or 2, 5, 10 times tables following advice given at the recent parents evening - there are lots of free online games to support this, or you can practise practically with any equipment - buttons, puzzle pieces - whatever is at hand!

  • Write sentences using exciting/newly learnt vocabulary. 

  • Write a list together - things you need for an activity, ingredients list etc

  • Play games - lots of games have elements of strategy and mathematical thinking 

  • Sing songs and nursery rhymes

  • Write a diary - a sentence or two for every day. 

Lower Key stage two (Y3, 4)

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Access MyMaths using your child's log in to view games and activities. 

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A vast bank of free ideas and activities and ideas specifically for your child's age group. 

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A great game to practice times tables, doubles, halves and number bonds. 

  • Read every day - as much as you can. Read to your child, read together, share some reading. Ask your child questions about the text - how would they feel if they were the character? What other stories do you know similar to this one? How does the reader use words for effect? What words are new? - find out about them. Read fiction and non-fiction. 

  • Practise times tables following advice given at the recent parents evening - there are lots of free online games to support this. 

  • Look out of a window. What can you see? What can you imagine? Write a description, story, poem about the view. 

  • Play games - lots of games have elements of strategy and mathematical thinking 

  • Write a book review 

  • Referring to curriculum letters, use topics to research an area of interest and write an account of what has been found out. 

  • Write a diary

Upper Key stage two (Y5, 6)

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Access MyMaths using your child's log in to view games and activities. 

A vast bank of free ideas and activities and ideas specifically for your child's age group. 

A great game to practise times tables, doubles, halves and number bonds. 

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A selection of games to support spelling, literacy and grammar within Key stage 2.

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A range of maths activities, games and mathematical thinking activities. 

  • Complete any set homework, especially guided reading. Please contact the school to arrange safe collection of new homework. 

  • Read every day - as much as you can. Read to your child, read together, share some reading. Ask your child questions about the text - how would they feel if they were the character? What other stories do you know similar to this one? How does the reader use words for effect? What words are new? - find out about them. Read fiction and non-fiction. 

  • Practise times tables following advice given at the recent parents evening - there are lots of free online games to support this. 

  • Look out of a window. What can you see? What can you imagine? Write a description, story, poem about the view. 

  • Play games - lots of games have elements of strategy and mathematical thinking 

  • Write a book review 

  • Referring to curriculum letters, use topics to research an area of interest and write an account of what has been found out. 

  • Write a diary

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