At St. Saviour's Junior School we believe that children should be encouraged to develop their independent learning skills at home as well as at school.
Why is homework important?
Research suggests that the right level of homework can improve attainment
Encourages the important 'home and school link' and parents understand of their child’s education
Helping your child with reading
Reading with your child is vital. Research shows that it’s the single most important thing you can do to help your child’s education. It’s best to read little and often, so try to put aside some time for it every day.
Think of ways to make reading fun – you want your child to learn how pleasurable books can be. If you’re both enjoying talking about the content of a particular page, linger over it for as long as you like.
Books aren’t just about reading the words on the page, they can also present new ideas and topics for you and your child to discuss.
Tips for helping your child to enjoy books: