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Please keep checking this page for tips and ideas to help you make educating your child at home fun and interesting for you both. We will try to add something new each day for you to try out! 
Set a routine which includes time for work and fun - and then stick to it Monday -Friday. Routine is essential for children and helps to support positive behaviour. See below for some suggested timetables and adapt one to make it work for you and your child. 

Adapted from Mr Richardson's suggested timetable.


Before   9am


Wake Up

  • Have breakfast.
  • Get dressed.
  • Brush your teeth.
  • Make your bed.


9 – 9:30am



Physical Fitness


The Morning Challenge


9:30 – 10:30am




  • Use home learning pack to tackle an English SPaG task.
  • Use websites or nature to inspire writing e.g. Use the view from your window to describe a story setting, imagine you are an ant in the garden - write a diary for your day. 


10:30 – 11:00am



Exercise & Snack (fruit)

  • If possible, morning walk or outdoor exercise (wake and shake, star jumps, create an exercise routine).
  • Eat a piece of fruit.


11 – 12pm



  • Use home learning pack to tackle a Maths task.
  • Use websites for fun maths games.

12 – 1pm


Lunch & Exercise

  • Outdoor exercise where possible.
  • Have a healthy lunch

1 – 1:30pm



  • Complete a reading comprehension
  • Read/share a book for pleasure.

1:30 – 2pm


Spelling and Maths Shed

  • Use Spelling Shed for 15 minutes
  • Use Maths Shed for 15 minutes


2 – 3pm


Wider World Knowledge

  • Complete a curriculum subject activity - e.g. History, Geography, PSHE, PE, Art, Music etc.
  • Try to develop a new life skill - make the bed, change the sheets, hoover, dust, wash the car, fold the washing... the list is never ending!
Stay safe and take care! Do not hesitate to contact us if we can support you in any way.