Compulsory home learning tasks
Key Stage 2 (year 3 – 6)
- Reading – Children at Ashbourne Primary School should read 5 x a week at home with their parents and this should be recorded in the child’s reading record. Reading records will be checked every Monday.
- Times tables – Since the implementation of the new National Curriculum 2014, pupils are required to know times tables facts up to 12 x 12 by heart by the end of year 4. Children should practise these at home via Times Tables Rockstars. You will be sent home a username and password. It s recommended that for Times Tables Rockstars to have an impact, it should be used for at least 10 minutes per week.
- Spellings – The government have set words that the children must learn in each year group. These will be sent home and tested weekly. 4VT will have their spelling test every Monday.
Autumn 1 Spellings
Spelling will be tested weekly on Fridays. Spellings can be found in homework diaries. Children will learn Group 1, Group 2 or Group 3 spellings. Please help your child learn these.