Remote Learning Policy 2020/2021

SEND Home Learning 

We recommend home learning using the links below, plus reading every day.

Home Learning Newsletters 

Term 4 - Week Beginning 22.02.2021



Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5 and Year 6 - Learning is all online.


Purple Mash 

We are pleased to announce that we have now set up 'Purple Mash' emails, so that your child can contact their teacher securely. Children can log in using their school Purple Mash logins - these will be texted to you by the end of the week. Extra guides for how to use the emailing system can be found below.

KS1 - How to guide                    KS2 - How to guide

Please note: children will only be able to email their teachers and not each other.


Seven Top Tips to Support Reading at Home 

Shared reading is a great way to develop children’s language and communication and to boost their reading skills. Regular reading routines can offer lots of opportunities for learning during school closures.

1. Concentrate on reading quality (it isn’t all about reading lots!)
Don’t worry too much about the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of reading each day. Books are great—but leaflets, comics, recipes and instructions on a webpage can all be great too. Following a recipe to make some cupcakes is valuable reading. Be on the lookout for reading, wherever it is!
2. Ask your child lots of questions
All reading matters. Shared reading is about ‘reading with’, not just ‘reading to’ (even for older children). So, ask lots of ‘Wh’ questions, such as Who? What? When? Where? Why? Try them when talking about books: for example, ‘what do you think Harry is feeling?’
3. Ask your child to make predictions about what they have read
If it is a book, look at the front cover—or the last chapter—and talk about what might happen next. Look for clues in the book and be a reading detective! For example, ‘can you see the bear on the front cover? Where do you think he will go?’
4. Ask your child to summarise what they have read
When you’ve finished reading, talk about what happened. Acting out the things that happened in the story or describing the big idea of a chapter is really fun and maximises learning. For example, ‘can you remember all the things that happened on the bear hunt?’
5. Ask your child to write about what they have read
Write, or draw pictures, from anything you’ve read! Big writing and pictures are even more fun. For example, use an old roll of wallpaper to make a treasure map with clues from the stories you’ve read together.
6. Read and discuss reading with friends or family
Make books a part of the family. Encourage your child to share them with a relative or friend, over a video call. Laugh about them when you are making meals together. For example, ‘I hope the tiger doesn’t come to tea today!’

7. Maintain the motivation to read

Talk about the joy of reading whenever you can. Your child is on an amazing journey to becoming a reader. Put them in the driving seat and have fun on the way! For example, ‘choose your favourite story for bedtime tonight.’

BBC Bitesize - Primary

Have fun whilst learning - for KS1 and KS2

Oxford Owl

Free e-books available for all ages

Read Write Inc.

Daily phonics lessons for Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

Spelling Shed

A fun way to improve your Spelling


Maths - White Rose Maths

Math lessons available for Reception to Year 6

Time Tables - Rock Stars

Work on your Times Tables

EAL - English as an Additional Language

Helping Home Learning Leaflets - Five Translations






Links for learning English at home


Duo Lingo 


Useful Sites - covering a variety of subjects

Oak National Academy

Lessons for all ages.