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Home Reading

At Blessed Sacrament we aim to develop a love of reading among all our pupils. Reading not only supports all areas of the curriculum but also provides an opportunity for parents and carers to spend quality time with their children. Pupils take home reading books regularly.  We encourage you to read with your child at home to support reading progress and enjoyment.

 

Parental Involvement

A Newsletter is sent out regularly.  It includes important dates, reports of events and developments in school.  More detailed information relating to class visits and particular events will be sent out by letter when necessary.  Each class sends out a termly newsletter relating to events and the curriculum.

 

Education is a partnership between school and home.  Parental help is always welcome in school to accompany visits, to assist with clubs and to work in classes.  We welcome your help at home in listening to your child read.  All pupils are given homework commensurate with their age and ability.  Parental support to ensure that homework is completed properly and in time is much appreciated.  We hope that by working together we can help your child enjoy success at school.

 

PARENTAL CONTROLS FOR DEVICES AND COMPUTERS AT HOME

 

 

LETTERJOIN HANDWRITING

Letter Join at home We are part of the Letter-join handwriting scheme and any of our pupils wishing to practise their handwriting at home can now log in to the Letter-join website on iPads and tablets as well as desktop and laptop computers. There you will find the same, easy-to-use handwriting resources as we use at school.

How to log in to Letter-join

     DESKTOP AND LAPTOP LOG-IN

Simply go to www.letterjoin.co.uk
and log in, using the Desktop log-in boxes, with these details:

User name:

Password:

Letter-join will work on the following browsers on PCs:

• Google Chrome • Firefox

• Safari • Opera

We cannot recommend using Internet Explorer for Letter-join.

 

IPAD AND TABLET LOG-IN
Go to www.letter-join.co.uk, select the Tablet Login button and log in using these details:

User name:

Swipe code (starting at top left):

 

Letter-join will run on the following tablets:

• iPads running at least iOS7 through the Safari browser.

• Windows 8 tablets (8 inch and bigger) using the built-in browser.

• Android tablets (8 inch and bigger) using Google Chrome, Firefox or Opera. 

     Once logged-in, you will be able to watch how to form all the letters of the alphabet using the se same style that we use at school. You can then trace over the letters and words on

ur  your tablet and print out the worksheets from your PC for real handwriting practice.

 

 

 

 

 


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