Helping Your Child

In this section of the website we try, as simply as possible, to help you to help your children. We hope you find the advice in the dowloadable documents helpful and informative, they will help you find the best way to support your son or daughter as they learn at school.

Parent Channel is a free website for parents of 5-19 year olds that offers practical and impartial expert advice on parenting through a collection of helpful short videos.

Watch videos about issues such as self confidence, positive discipline, peer pressure, growing up and family relationships.

Use Oxford Owl to help your child learn to read and love to read.  It's free and includes phonics guides, reading games and activities, free eBooks, and ideas for motivating boys to read.

We have our current maths calculation strategies listed below by year group for you to use at home.

Maths calculation strategies downloads:

Click here for 'Addition Strategies' and here for 'Subtraction Strategies'.

Download Supporting Your Child at Home with Maths (Reception to Y6 documents) for the appropriate year group for your child/children. These will give you ideas about how you can develop mathematical thinking and language appropriate to your child’s age.

Supporting Your Child at Home Maths Downloads:

Helping Your Child with Reading & Phonics:

Click here to download our 'Reading with your Child Guide'.

Link to Read Write Inc where you can download phonics presentations for free and find resources to help your child with their reading.

Recommended Reading Lists: Please click the links below for the relevant year groups.

Understanding progess in English: Please click the link below for information.

A Parents Guide

Year 6 parents: Please click the link below if you would like to take an active interest in your child's learning.

Year 6 material for parents and carers

Early Years and Key Stage One parents: Please click the links below if you would like to take an active interest in your child's learning.

Welcome Booklet           An Introduction to Numicon   

Ways to help your KS1 child with Maths 

Ways to help your Yr R child with Maths  

Letter and Sound Formations          Phonics Booklet Ideas

Pre Reading & Writing Skills          Reading Workshop Ideas