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If your child is due to start school in September 2022, please contact the main office on 01202 574212 to arrange a tour of the school with Mrs Fish, Principal. These are held each Tuesday morning from 10.00 am.
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Home Learning At Elm Academy we believe that home learning is an important part of your child’s education

We set daily and weekly home learning appropriate to your child’s ability and age.  We expect all homework to be completed and we welcome any support from home to ensure that this happens.

Reception

  • Daily Reading
  • Phonics

Please check Tapestry for your weekly Reception Learning Journey.

Year 1

  • Daily Reading
  • Maths and Phonics homework books will be sent home on alternating weeks with set pages for your child to complete.

Y1 home learning phonics

Year 1 home learning phonics

Year 2

  • Daily reading
  • Weekly spellings given on Friday tested the following Friday
  • Maths and Grammar work books (alternate weeks) set on Monday and due in Friday
  • Times Table Rock stars (optional)

Year 3

  • Weekly maths and English workbooks will be set with set pages for your child to complete.
  • Daily Reading
  • Times Tables Rock stars

Year 4

  • Weekly maths and English workbooks will be set with set pages for your child to complete.
  • Daily Reading
  • Times Tables Rock stars

Year 5

  • Weekly maths and English workbooks will be set with set pages for your child to complete.
  • Daily Reading – using set books from school or Reading Plus
  • Times Tables Rock stars

Year 6

  • Weekly maths and English workbooks will be set with set pages for your child to complete.
  • Daily Reading – using set books from school or Reading Plus
  • Times Tables Rock stars

To give pupils the opportunity to apply a range of skills from across the curriculum, each year group will be set a practical home learning activity half termly, linked to their upcoming topic.

Access these free and useful websites to assist your child’s learning:-

www.purplemash.com

https://ttrockstars.com

https://student.readingplus.com/seereader/api/sec/login

www.timestables.co.uk – children can practise their times tables

www.phonicsplay.co.uk – Key Stage 1

http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/ – range of sites with free subscriptions

www.scholastic.com/learnathome – free resources provided for school closures

https://www.senecalearning.com/ – KS2 year groups and up

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/home-online-learning/ – resources for primary school parents and teachers – some free and specific ‘home learning’ packs now online

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize – for all children to increase general knowledge

https://spellingframe.co.uk/ – for all children to practise spelling patterns and tricky words

https://www.squigglepark.com/dreamscape/ – reading comprehension

www.cbeebies.co.uk – mixed subjects

www.topmarks.co.uk/ – mixed subjects

www.ictgames.co.uk – mixed subjects

www.activityvillage.co.uk  – mixed subjects

https://www.linguascope.com/ – language platform

Daily routine – A suggested routine for children at home

FREE online education resources (1) – FREE online education resources. A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus, compiled by home educators.

https:/stories.audible.com  – Audible – Wide selection of free streaming stories for the duration of closures (doesn’t work on internet explorer).

https://gomersalprimaryschoolart.blogspot.com/#!/2020/03/creative-learning-at-home.html – Creative Learning – Some amazing ideas for creative learning at home

https://www.weareteachers.com/virtual-author-activities/ -Author Readings – A list of online author readings and suggested activities

https://readtheory.org/ – Read Theory – This needs signing up to and a ‘class’ setting up but I really rate it.  Child can read then answer questions which the adult can see on their portal.  Good way of tracking.

https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/ – Family Zone – Made by the literacy trust and split into age groups.  Comprehensive portal for literacy based stuff.

https://learninginlockdown.wordpress.com/ – EYFS Ambassador Blog – gives ideas for day plans and activities. Some really good stuff.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids – Tate Kids – Some great art activities and ideas

https://www.mathswithparents.com/KWeb?startTime=1584995101297#menu950582 – Maths with parents

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/accounts/sign_in – Teach Your Monster to Read – name sums it up

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ -White Rose Maths – Some planned lessons and resources for maths

https://www.literacyshed.com/  – Literacy Shed – loads of online videos with writing ideas and also links to maths and spelling but I think these need signing up to.

http://www.pobble365.com/ – Pobble 365 – A picture a day with writing ideas and questions.  Might be a bit advanced for 5 year old but would be good discussion starters or “Tell me a story about this…” type activities

https://t.co/scytF3L3lr?amp=1 – Jane Consadine  ‘sentence stackers’ on youtube every day