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CE Primary School

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Learning Resources

We are excited by our new Maths Programme "Singapore Maths" devised by Maths No Problem. The programme focus is on teaching to mastery by allowing enough time on a topic for a child to comprehend it throughly before moving on. Based on the recommendations of research studies around the globe, the programme empathises problem-solving and pupils using their core competencies to develop a relational understanding of mathematical concepts.

Please click on the link below to view Parent Videos from Maths No Problem showing you how to can help your child at home.

http://www.mathsnoproblem.co.uk/parent-videos


Jolly Phonics Letter Sounds - Listen to the 42 letter sounds of Jolly Phonics. Each letter sound is clearly spoken twice, before an example word is given.

Please click on the link below:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-ksblMiliA8


Kinetic Letters - We are now using a Kinetic Letters approach to support good handwriting development. It focuses on building good muscle strength in order to maintain an optimal pencil grip and using hole body movements in order to learn proper letter formation.

Please visit the kinetic letters website to find out more.

http://kineticletters.co.uk/how-does-kinetic-letters-work/


Scratch - is a free coding software developed by MIT in the United States that we use in our Computing sessions. This resource is free to download at home.

https://scratch.mit.edu/


Phonicshttp://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/  Phonics practise at home.


Mathleticshttp://uk.mathletics.com/signin/ Maths practice at home.


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Tapestry

Alongside our Federation school blogs we have decided to create individual “Learning Journeys’ for your child through a piece of educational software called ‘Tapestry’. 

By logging on with a secure username and password you will be able to view some of your child’s observations, photographs and even video from their time at school. You will even receive an email telling you when a new observation or piece of work is available for you to view. This will enable you to follow your child’s progress closely and you can reflect upon achievements with your child. You can add comments so that, we as a staff find out about which activities your child really enjoys and about the learning they get up to at home.  Please note this is just one of the many forms of assessment we use, so whatever is on Tapestry is not the only information we use to assess your child’s development. 

We are sure that you will love this new way of viewing your child’s achievements as much as we do!

Log in address: https://eylj.org/login/