From September 2022 we will be introducing a new Home Learning Policy. Based on Education Endowment Foundation research our Home Learning is designed to complement the learning taking place in the classroom. Home Learning is set each Tuesday and should be submitted by the following Monday. We celebrate each child’s completion in our Class Assemblies held on a Thursday morning. For children and families who appreciate support with the completion of Home Learning we run a cafe each Thursday after school where parents can work alongside their child to complete the learning while members of staff are available to support and answer questions.
We use Google Classroom as our Remote Learning platform with children set Home Learning each week on their ‘class page’. Children each have a login (details ae kept in their home contact book) which provides them with a secure area to compose and submit Home Learning.
Spelling Shed is an online spelling scheme that we have adopted here at Bethersden, aiming to promote a passion and drive to succeed in our spellings. Spelling Shed is a spelling drill experience, whereby spellings can be set accordingly of ability and age group. Tasks (known as assignments on Spelling Shed) are set weekly for children to engage in. Children also have the opportunity to choose and set their own tasks, using the ‘play’ mode or ‘bee keeper’.
Children all have their own personal logins, which they have access to use both in school and at home. Click the button below to log on.
The engagement that we’ve seen already is great, but there is always room for improvement. Time to get onto Spelling Shed and moving up that leader board! Personal excellence is rewarded for performance and dedication on Spelling Shed, celebrated termly in our Excellence Assemblies. It’s been lovely to see such a variety of children and age groups achieve these termly certificates for their outstanding performance on Spelling Shed.
Times Tables Rock Stars (TT Rockstars) is a programme of times tables practice which you can use daily by yourself, or as set by your class teacher. It allows you to practice different times table to suit your age, and lets you take part in competitions against your friends, or other classes and even schools.
Click the button below to log on or use the app from Apple app or Google Play stores, and log on using the username and password given to you in class.