The best way to help your child is by taking an interest in the work that he/she is doing. Try not to compare your child with his/her friends or their older siblings. Each child develops and matures at a different rate.If you show your child that you are anxious about his/her progress, your child will start to worry and this will not help anyone. Children need to feel confident about themselves and their work if they are to make the best possible progress. Always be positive about your child’s effort. If you have any concerns, share them with the teacher – not with your child.
From time to time we hold Curriculum Workshops for parents to help them understand how to help their child at home and these will be made available to download here.
Key Stage 1
Slides from the workshop held in March 2019.
KS1 – Developing Children’s Reading and Writing Skills
Slides from the workshop held in November 2018.
KS1 Maths Curriculum Workshop – Calculation and Investigation
A parent guide showing the methods used for calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) and problem solving.
KS1 Parents Guide – Helping Your Child With Grammar
A Parent guide to helping your child with grammar.
Parents Guide – Helping Your Child With Grammar KS1
A roundup of grammatical terms and punctuation to assist a parent in supporting their child at Key Stage 2.
KS1 Maths Curriculum Workshop Combined
Available to download as a PDF, the Powerpoint presentation titled ‘KS1 Supporting your child with Mathematics’ was given to parents at the Parent Workshop – Years 1 & 2 – Supporting Learning in Mathematics on 2nd November 2016.
Vocabulary – KS1 Maths Curriculum Workshop Nov 2016
An at-a-glance chart of common words used in mathematics for KS1 children. Shown to parents during the ‘Parent Workshop – Years 1 & 2 – Supporting Learning in Mathematics’ on 2nd November 2016.