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Family Learning Programmes

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All parents want their children to do well at school and to succeed, however, many parents simply don't know where to start. Everything seems to have changed since your own schooldays, and you don't want to confuse your children by using different methods from those used by their teachers. Family Learning Programmes give parents the opportunity to find out how things are taught in their own child's school, as well as a chance to share ideas with other parents and develop their own skills. Family Learning Programmes can give parents and other family members skills and confidence to support their children’s learning at home through various everyday activities. Parents know their children best and we understand it is important to build on that knowledge. Since more than 85% of our parents are from Nepal, many of them know very little about the UK National Curriculum and so this is the main reason why Hornbill School has been running Family Learning Programme sessions for the last 11 years. If you are a Hornbill parent and worried about supporting your child's learning with phonics, reading, writing, maths or computing at home, you can attend these sessions and help yourself to gain confidence. Many parents have found these sessions very helpful and they keep asking us for further sessions.

Family Learning Programmes for Term 1

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Hornbill School

Date FLP Focus  Time 
Friday 22 Sep 2017 'Having Fun with Maths at Home' for all year groups (led by ANdrew Jeffrey 1700 - 1745 hrs 
Tuesday 26 Sept 2017  'Using Technology to Support Your Child's Learning' for Year 1 - 6 parents 1700 - 1745 hrs 
Tuesday 17 Oct 2017 'Curriculum, Assessment and Hornbill Values' for Year 1 - Year 6 parents 1700 - 1745 hrs 
Tuesday 31 Oct 2017 'Supporting Language Development' for FS1 and FS2 parents 1700 - 1745 hrs 
Tuesday 7 Nov 2017 'Reading and Phonics' for Year 1 - 6 parents 1700 - 1745 hrs 
Tuesday 14 Nov 2017 'Reading, Phonics, Storytelling and Story Maps' for FS1 and FS2 parents 1700 - 1745 hrs 
Tuesday 28 Nov 2017 'Mathematical Development' for all FS1 and FS2 parents 1700 - 1745 hrs 

Helping your child learn maths at home

Mental maths ideas for parents

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