Useful Resources

Please find here a list of resources which you may find useful including handy websites, resources and approaches which might help your child at school. 

Kent Test Info Slides

Please find here a link to the presentation regarding the Kent Test and what is involved in the test.

Kent Test Slides

 

Learning Ladders Information 

Please find here a link to the Learning Ladders update presentation for parents.

Learning Ladders Update

 

Maths

Please find a link below to a copy of our:

School Calculations Policy: how we teach addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Please find a link to short videos showing our methods of calculation.

 

Grammar/ Punctuation Guides

Please click on the link below to peruse our handy guide to basic grammar and punctuation.

Grammar Guide 2015

 

Hand Writing 

http://www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/continuous-cursive-letters-beginners.html

http://www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/numbers-handwriting-improving.html

 

Useful websites for handwriting

The websites below provide guidance on how support your child with forming letters and numbers correctly.  They also have different worksheets which you can use at home.

http://www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/print-letters-beginners.html –Ducklings’ class

http://www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/continuous-cursive-letters-beginners.html – Kingfishers’ class

http://www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/capital-letters-beginners.html- Capital letters

http://www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/numbers-handwriting-improving.html- numbers

 

Spelling Lists 

Please find below a link to the National Curriculum spelling patterns, rules and lists which have been provided for the new English curriculum.

Spelling Lists and Guidance 2014

 

Reading Lists

Please find below a link to some suggested reading lists. These are by no means definitive.

Reading Lists

Phonics

We aim to hold an annual session for parents regarding the teaching of phonics and sounds so that parents can help their child in a consistent fashion with our school and our approach.

Please click below for a link to how sounds should be pronounced. There are numerous other videos available on line which also go through the sounds and blending and segmenting.

Phonics

General Information on school topics can be found almost anywhere. Woodlands Junior School have a brilliant resources section to their website which covers awide range of topics. Please click on the link below:

Additional Resources

Parent reading and phonics workshop - Ducklings and Kingfishers March 2016

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