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Primary School

Useful Websites

Useful Websites

Starting school

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/collections/starting-primary-school/1

Has some nice activities to do with your child, stories, and useful links for parents.

https://www.theschoolrun.com/how-to-prepare-your-child-for-primary-school

Good links to some of the skills required for starting school.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7CMu_Ef1Zs&feature=youtu.be

Baseline explained.

https://letsmush.com/reception-teachers-actually-expect-child/

A good checklist of how to prepare a child for school.

 

Phonics

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/learn-to-read-phonics/

Gives some good information about how phonics will be taught once your child is in school full time.

https://cdn.oxfordowl.co.uk/2016/05/05/20/22/32/561/20097_content/index.html?id=ae

A good audio of all the sounds so that you can see how to support the phonics correctly.

https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles/children/2018/how-to-teach-your-child-phonics/

Talks about the different terms the child will be exposed to and use regarding phonics.

 

Reading

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/starting-school/

Some good books to read with your child and some are about starting school.

 

Maths

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/school-year/subject-guides/maths-at-primary-school/maths-in-reception/

A guide to what mathematics your child will be exposed to in their reception year.