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Mayhill Junior School

Mayhill

Junior School

MJS

Supporting your Child

This is the page that has all the links and information you will need to support your child at home. If there is anything you would like to know that you cannot find, do please let us know and we’ll do our best to add it on. We will keep adding to it, so do keep looking back. 

Supporting your child with Spelling

What spellings should your child know by end of Year 4 and end of Year 6? (see the pages 16 and 23): Click here
What different things could I do to help my child learn their spellings?
Websites worth looking at (Games, activities and information for children and parents)
Examples of spelling tests for Y6 SATs: Sample paper 2016      SPaG test 2015     
What we ask of you.

Supporting your child with Reading

Recommended books to read for each year group: Click here
Recommended books for military families
Questions to ask your child when reading with them – going beyond retrieval into deduction and inference.
Websites worth looking at (Games, activities and information for children and parents)
Examples of reading tests for Y6 SATs: Sample papers 2016   Reading test 2015
What we ask of you

Supporting your child with Writing

A parent’s guide to grammar and punctuation
Websites worth looking at (Games, activities and information for children and parents)
Glossary
What we ask of you

Supporting your child with Maths

What calculations do we teach the children?
Glossary
Examples of maths tests for Y6 SATs: Sample papers 2016   Maths test 2015
How can I help my child learn their tables
Websites worth looking at (Games, activities and information for children and parents)
What we ask of you
Maths Target sheets: Year 3   Year 4   Year 5   Year 6

Mr May’s recommended reading and links on the topic of Education…

Educating Ruby: http://educatingruby.org/ An interesting and thought provoking read on 'What our children really need to learn' for the 21st Century.