Home Learning

Darley and Summerbridge

We are all delighted that all children have resumed their learning in school.

We know and value the learning that can take place at home and are keen to find ways to maximise the potential of learning that can take place at home.

Guidance for schools from September makes clear that schools must plan comprehensively for remote learning to be used in two circumstances;

School closures as part of a local, regional or national lockdown

Individual or groups of children in classes having to self-isolate

Our approach to preparing for these two scenarios will also allow opportunity for;

Children to continue their learning at home to revisit gaps in knowledge or learning not yet secure.

We have selected a tool that will be used in school to develop children’s ICT and independent learning skills. Having reviewed a number of options, Oak Academy has been selected as the best option for our children.

Your child’s class teacher will teach your child and give you guidance on how to access Oak Academy.

Establish a routine that suits your family circumstances.

Set and establish a pattern and routine that suits your family circumstances allowing time for any home learning set as well as time for other family commitments and activities.

Designated Space.

If possible create a designated space where children can complete their learning. Ideally this will be well lit and well ventilated and have a good sized flat surface space for them to work at comfortably.

Also remember however there is a huge amount of learning that can happen around the house, and in the garden.

Ground Rules

Set some ground rules in terms of when you will be able help your child and when you expect them to work independently and for how long. This will depend on the stage and work being undertaken. Agree these rules and record them. Display them somewhere everyone can see them.

Extra Ideas

Click on the link to get ten new ideas on how you can keep your children sociable!