Cardwell Primary School

LEARNING FOR LIFE.

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Ambition; Compassion and Community

Remote Learning

 

Remote Learning Provision Information for Parents/Carers

As a school we should publish information about their remote education provision on our website so that pupils and their parents know what to expect from their school if they need to self-isolate, or where national or local restriction require them to remain at home.

Google Classroom

Google Classroom Login

Work can be accessed online through Google Classroom. Your child will be assigned work by their teacher that they will be able to complete online. Google Classroom is accessible on any mobile device with internet capabilities - including iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

Your child will have been provided with all the access information and passwords needed for them to access resources and learning at home. 

Logging into Google Classroom from home

Step 1: Sign in to your Google account by typing in www.google.com into your web browser and clicking the blue sign in button in the upper right corner of the screen.

Their login is: username@cardwell.greenwich.sch.uk   Every child has an individual login.

Step 2: Go to the Google classroom by typing “Google classroom” into the search box and clicking on the link that says “Classroom-Google”.

Step 3: Select your class.

Step 4: Go to the stream to find any work/activities that have been sent and click on them to complete any assigned.

Click ‘Turn in when finished’.

 If your child has any problems with signing into Times Tables Rockstars or require their username or password please e-mail: support@cardwell.greenwich.sch.uk

 

Times Table Rockstars

Times Table Rockstars Login

Using Times Tables Rockstars is a fun and effective way for your child to improve their speed and accuracy of recalling times table facts.

They can choose one of the following games:

  • Single Player
  • Garage - Best for getting quicker at a few facts.
  • Studio - The questions in the Studio can be anything from 1×1 up to 12×12. This is where they can improve their Rock Status!
  • Multiplayer 
  • Rock Arena - They can compete against other members of their band (Maths class).  
  • Rock Festival - They can compete against other TT Rockstars from across the world!

 If your child has any problems with signing into Times Tables Rockstars or require their username or password please e-mail: support@cardwell.greenwich.sch.uk

Homework

Homework expectations will vary depending on your child's age group. The year group newsletter will outline homework expectations and the self-selection homework menu will be specific to each year.

EGPS

EGPS leaflet for parents

Spellings

Spellings homework is given out on a Monday. Please ensure your child practises the spellings on a daily basis ready for their test on Friday.

Below are the words that pupils need to learn in Year 1, Year 2, Years 3 and 4 and Years 5 and 6.

Year 1 Word List

Year 2 Word List

Years 3 and 4 Word List

Years 5 and 6 Word List

Reading

Reading leaflet for parents

Reading is key for the development of your child’s, vocabulary, writing, comprehension skills and general confidence. You should aim to read with your child for 10 minutes every day where possible.

What questions can I use to develop my child's reading?

  • Where/when does the story take place?
  • Who are the characters in the story?
  • What happens in this part of the story?
  • Tell me one/two things that the main character does in this part of the story?
  • Can you retell the story using your own words?
  • Tell me the most interesting/ exciting/ funniest/ your favourite part of the story? Why?
  • What do you think the character feels about...? How can you tell?
  • What do you think would have happened if…?
  • What do you think is going to happen next?
  • Which part of this book did you like best/least?  Why?
  • How has the author used words/phrases to make this character funny/ sad/ clever/ frightening/ excited etc?
  • Why is … a good title for this story/book/chapter/play?
  • Do you know any more stories like this? Tell me how they are alike.
  • Do you know another story with similar characters in? Tell me how they are similar.
  • What do you think this story is trying to tell us?
  • Has anything like this ever happened to you?
  • Non Fiction Questions
  • Tell me two things you found out that you didn’t know before.
  • What does this part of the text tell us about ….?
  • Which part of the text tells us about …? 
  • Why are some words in bold?
  • How does this text/ layout help the reader?
  • How does (a diagram/picture/caption) help you to understand the information on this page?

Reading scheme

Look at this link below to learn more about the ‘Oxford Reading Tree’ scheme.

At home with Oxford Reading Tree - homeschoolconnect.co.uk

Oxford Owl

Times tables

Please do rehearse times tables with your children as they are essential for developing confidence and fluidity in maths.

Arithmetic