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St Bernadette's is an 'Outstanding Catholic School' (Section 48 Inspection 2021). We are an OFSTED 'Good School' with Outstanding features in 'Behaviour and Attitudes' and 'Personal Development' (Ofsted Inspection 2022)
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Home Learning Support

Whilst some homework is carried out as learning projects and paper-based activities, there will always be weekly activities to complete via Google Classroom. Your child's login details can be found in their Pupil Planner.

Top tips for supporting your child with Home Learning
Parental support is essential. As a parent, you have tremendous power to strengthen
your child's confidence - and confidence is vital to learning. Help can be given in a
variety of ways:
• Provide specific praise that focuses on a particular aspect of their work. Comments such
as, "I like the way you have..." is more effective than "You're clever!"
• Read to, and with, your child as much as possible.
• Spend time speaking with and listening to your child – really listen!
• If your child is learning to read please use letter sounds when helping them to sound a word - the following page in our website is a helpful place for phonics support
• Encourage your child to observe and talk about the surroundings eg point out signs and notices
to young children and explain what they mean.
• Visit museums and places that you think your child might find interesting.
• If your child likes watching television, watch it with him/her sometimes and encourage your
child to talk about what s/he has seen.
• Try to set time aside to do Home Learning activities with your child. (Now turn off the television
or play station)
• Wherever possible, try to provide a reasonably quiet place for children to undertake the Home
Learning activities.
• Encourage your child to discuss Home Learning with you and ensure that the work is brought
back into school on time.
• Be patient and give your child confidence through lots of praise and encouragement.


The link to our school reports page contains documents about end of Key Stage 1 and 2 assessments how the teacher's make their Teacher Assessment Judgements.