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Support Materials For Parents

'The purpose of a school is to help a family educate their child'


Working Together...The key factor in determining a child's success in school life is to forge a longstanding and strong partnership with parents.

We firmly believe that all our children succeed if we work in effective partnership with parents.

Click here to read 'A Parent's Guide to the new National Curriculum'

Click here to view '100 Books Every Child Should Read Before They Leave Primary School' (according to teachers!)

Making the most of parents evenings (Click here)

Understanding Educational Jargon:  Schools can have a tendancy to use 'education jargon' that can often leave parents and carers confused.  Our staff look to explain educational terms and abbreviations where possible - please don't hesitate to ask us if ever there's a time when you are unsure of a term or phrase used.  To assist with breaking down barriers, we have produced a glossary of education terms for you.  Please click here to access the document.

Your Child and the Internet:

Are you worried about your child and the internet? Here's some advice from Parent Link. It will only take couple of minutes to watch. Click here to view

Click here to read our 'Parents Guide to Social Networking'

Click here to read DfE 'Advice to Parents on CyberBullying'

Parents' Guides

Additional support for home learning offered by the Trust SENCO:

Mindfulness activities can be found following this link: /_site/data/files/pdfs/2EC4797070214764B6540944DD1A91C9.pdf

Learning top tips for Parents/Carers can be found following this link: /_site/data/files/pdfs/D9174BAED2CC949A52D49DB2BE004453.pdf

Check out some of the links below to helpful home learning resources:

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Age Range


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A wide range of interactive, free video clips including: dance, mindfulness, brain gym, signing. You need to sign up with an email address but most of the content is free.
All ages.

A languages website with a range of free resources to learn and practice modern foreign languages.
All ages.

A website with a wide range of games relating to English, Maths and Computing. All free.
Primarily key stage one (ages 5-7)

A child-friendly news channel with daily news for young people.
All clips and articles are child-friendly but please check content to see whether your child would benefit from engaging with content before you show them.

A range of interactive games for younger children.
Reception to year one (ages 0-6)

A huge range of learning videos for children to learn and enjoy. All subjects are covered.
All ages.

A website with a huge range of content for teaching and learning of a range subjects. Sign up with an email address to access the parents’ area.
All ages.

Times tables Rock Stars is a school subscribed website where children can rehearse and learn their times tables.
Pupils from years 2-6 have logins.

Crick web is a free online resource that has games and video clips for a range of subjects.
All ages.

Top Marks is a great site that offers wide range of links to other sites with games and online learning tools.
All ages.

The National Geographic for Kids website makes interesting reading for pupils looking to develop their science and geography knowledge.
Primarily key stage two.

Primary Homework Help is a useful site that offers facts and information around a range of searchable topics, including history, RE, science and geography. This site is great for research and for project work.
Primarily key stage 2.

The Sesame Street site offers a range of learning games and videos. 
Reception and key stage one.

This site provides games for a wide range of subjects.
All ages.


Extra useful recourses for home learning:  (Click the images)


This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Creative computer programming.

All sorts of engaging educational videos.

Free science lessons.

Wide range of cool educational videos.

YouTube videos on many subjects.

Science awards you can complete from home.

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

All kinds of making.

Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Listening activities for the younger ones.

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

Resources for English language learning.

Lots of free resources for Primary age.

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi-disciplinary activities.

Geography gaming!

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

Good, free art activities 

Easy arts and crafts for little ones.

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Educational online games.

Activities and quizzes.

This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.


Click here to read Parent's KENT TEST Presentation and here for KENT TEST Familiarisation Booklet