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Parent Workshops and Courses

We offer a range of workshops and courses for parents throughout the year. Some are run in partnership with the Junior School. The courses listed below are running throughout term one and two. Give us a call or drop in for further details.

 

Reception Maths Workshops

Mrs King and Miss Brooker have delivered two maths workshops to Reception parents. These workshops have supported the parents in understanding how to teach their children the fundamental mathematical skills of:

  • counting (more or less)
  • linking objects to numerals
  • addition
  • subtraction

Maths Workshop Session 1 Term1 2017.pptx (please click the link)

Maths Workshop Session 2 Term1 2017.pptx (please click the link)

 

 

As part of the maths workshops, the children attended and carried out a range of activities with their parents.

Here they are enjoying a range of maths activities:

                   

          

 

Reception Phonics Workshop

Mrs Rusbridge delivered a phonics workshop to Reception parents. This workshop supported the parents understanding of teaching early readers. The parents had lots of fun learning the skills for supporting their children to develop their reading skills and understanding. The children had the chance to share stories with their parents and participate in a range of reading activities.

 Guide for home reading.pdf (please click link)

 

Reception Reading Workshop

Miss Finnis delivered a reading workshop to Reception parents.  This workshop supported the parents in understanding how to support their children in learning to read using the following strategies:

  • phonics (letters and sounds they make)
  • tricky words (words that cannot be sounded out)
  • pictures
  • repeated phrases, context and story knowledge

Reading Workshop Term 1 (please click the link)

 

 

 

Literacy Workshop Evening (Run by all the staff)

Be the children for the evening, take part in their lessons and find out what really goes on. Takes place in the Autumn and Summer terms.

 

Maths Workshop Evening (Run by all the staff)

Be the children for the evening, take part in their lessons and find out what really goes on. Takes place in the Spring and Summer terms.

 
Literacy Workshops for Reception Parents

Two sessions that give you the opportunity to explore how your child learns to read and write will be taking place later in the year (term 6) for new Reception children starting school in September 2018 . The content of the second session is led by what you have asked to find out.

 

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