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Supporting Your Child At Home

There are many great ways that you as parents and carers can support your children at home. Here are just a few of the useful websites which our teachers use and recommend:

 

Phonics Resources


 

 

 

 

Online Resources


Phonics Play is fantastic for teaching children phonics. It also explains, very clearly, the different phases in which phonics is taught and why. The children love playing the games on this website:
 

Phonics Play


Oxford Phonics offers great information explaining what the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check is all about. This site will also allow you to create your own practise tests.

Oxford Phonics

Reading Resources

 

 

Online Resources

 

Bug Club is an online reading resource for our EYFS and KS1 children. The books are all accessible online and can be read to the children or by the children. They also have questions to answer to check children understand what they are reading. Each child has their own individual login. If you are unsure what your child's login is, check their Reading Record or speak to their class teacher.
 

Bug Club


Accelerated Reader is an online reading resource for KS2 children. The children also have an opportunity to complete a comprehension quiz about what they have read, which gives an accurate reading level and sets books for them at that level. Each child has their own individual login. If you are unsure what your child's login is, check their Reading Record or speak to their class teacher.

Accelerated Reader


myON is a digital library for KS2 children, with more than 7,000 nonfiction and fiction titles for children to access at home on either a tablet or computer. Each child has their own individual login. If you are unsure what your child's login is, check their Reading Record or speak to their class teacher. The library is available via the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and can also be accessed online. 
 

myON - Online LoginmyON - Download on the Apple App StoremyON - Download on the Google Play Store

 

Writing Resources

Online Resources


Unleash your child's inner author with Oxford Owl's creative writing resources. Find out how to come up with story ideas, plan a story, write exciting characters and how they can edit their story to give it that final polish. You and your child can even watch some of your favourite authors reveal their best top tips for creative writing. 

Oxford Owl - Creative Writing

Oxford Owl also offers an in-depth resource on understanding and supporting primary grammar. Along with an overview on what your child will learn in each year, there are also tips on how you can help at home (including a useful and informative video playlist). 


Oxford Owl - Primary Grammar

This primary school grammar glossary is a great resource for parents to help support children's grammar development. 

Grammar Glossary for Parents

Mathematics Resources

Online Resources

 

In school we use White Rose Maths to support our mathematics teaching. White Rose Maths has teamed up with TV presenter, teacher and parent Michael Underwood to bring you a video mini-series called Maths with Michael. In these videos, Michael addresses the questions many parents ask us: Has maths changed? He also offers various ways you can help your child at home using the methods we use at school. In this series, Michael offers support in the topics: place value, subtraction, multiplication, divison, fractions and algebra. 
 

White Rose Maths - Maths With Michael



Numberblocks is an excellent resource for children in EYFS to help with basic counting skills. Along with a series of fun animated videos, there are games and activites to help your child further.
 

CBeebies - Numberblocks 



NumBots is all about every child achieving the “triple win” of understanding, recall and fluency in mental addition and subtraction, so that they move from counting to calculating. Each child has their own individual login. If you are unsure what your child's login is, please speak to their class teacher. The app is available via the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and can also be accessed online. 
 NumBots - Online LoginNumBots - Download on the Apple App StoreNumbots - Download on the Google Play Store


Mathletics is an engaging online maths program to support home learning. Each child has their own individual login. If you are unsure what your child's login is, check their Reading Record or speak to their class teacher. The library is available via the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and can also be accessed online. 
 

Mathletics - Online LoginMathletics - Download on the Apple App StoreMathletics - Download on the Google Play Store



1-Minute Maths is a fun and interactive app by White Rose Maths that helps your pupils to build greater number confidence and fluency. The app is available via either the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

1-Minute Maths - Download on the Apple App Store1-Minute Maths - Download on the Google Play Store

 

Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice. Each week concentrates on a different times table, with a recommended consolidation week for rehearsing the tables that have recently been practised every third week or so. Each child has their own individual login. If you are unsure what your child's login is, please speak to their class teacher. The app is available via the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and can also be accessed online. 
 

Times Tables Rock Stars - Online LoginTimes Tables Rock Stars - Download on the Apple App StoreTimes Tables Rock Stars - Download on the Google Play Store

 

Additional Resources

Online Resources


LGFL Busy Things is great website which has an array of subjects and activities for the children to enjoy and advance their learning. Your child will need to login using their existing LGFL login details. If your child is unsure what their login is, check their Reading Record or speak to their class teacher. 

LGFL Busy Things
BBC Bitesize is a useful interactive website to help children with homework and revision. There is a wide variety of games and resources to further support their learning at home.

BBC Bitesize - Primary