Supporting Learning at Home
Please click on each curriculum area to find out some ways in which you can support learning at home. Your child's class teacher will also make some additional suggestions at the end each term's school report.
Literacy and Reading
At Orford, we follow the Letters and Sounds scheme for phonics and the Cliff Moon Reading scheme.
Which methods for calculation do you teach my child at school?
We use the White Rose maths scheme in all classes at Orford CEVA Primary
Classes 2 and 3 use Sumdog for their weekly maths homework
We use the Emmanuel project from the Diocese of Ipswich and St Edmundsbury for our RE
There are some activity sheets to do together at home about our current home-school value. These can be found by clicking on 'our learning' - 'our values'
Useful links for extending science learning at home (you can sign up to all for free):
Topic (other foundation subjects)
Please see each individual class pages for a topic overview each term.
Knowledge Organisers for each unit are available under the 'documents' section on our learning platform Tapestry for parents to access.
Children in all classes are set weekly homework. Individual class teachers will inform parents at the beginning of each academic year the exact format and timetable for this.
|Reception/Year 1||Year 2/Year 3/Year 4||Year 5/Year 6|
Reading every day with an adult (approx 10-15 minutes)
Daily phonics practice
Weekly number bond practice
Reading 15 mins to an adult 4x a week minimum
Spelling and grammar task approx 20 mins
Times tables approx 20 mins
On occasion, optional topic or handwriting work
Reading 20 mins 4x a week as a minimum
Spelling and grammar task approx 20-30 mins
Times tables approx 30 mins
On occasion, optional topic work