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Hinguar Community Primary School

Hinguar Community Primary School


Primary School & Nursery

Parents and school working together

At Hinguar Primary we aim to regularly invite parents in to our school to share in their child's learning-work alongside events, class assemblies and special school event days.

We also organise workshops to provide further information about the work and learning in our school to give insights into how parents can support their child's learning at home. For those parents who are unable to make our workshops, information from the workshops can be found and downloaded below for the following:

RWI Parent Workshop 6th November

Please clip on the link below to a video that was shared to show the correct pronunciation of the letters in the phonics code A follow up RWI 'Phonics in Action' workshop will be scheduled in the Spring Term for Phase 1 parents.

Developing our children as writers. Part 1 Mark Making 18th November

During Part 1 of our Mark Making workshops parents were shown the developmental milestones of physical development in preparation for writing and explored activities that we use in school to support children's physical development. Parents took part in a dough gym routine, were shown letter formations and took part in a Jedi writing session and a typical handwriting session for KS2. For further details on handwriting please download our handwriting policy which includes in its appendices the progression of letter formation and joins. 

Developing our children as writers Part 2 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling - 2nd December

During Part 2 Mrs. Bird and Mrs. Sheern shared with parents the end of year expectations regarding grammar, punctuation and spellings, the strategies the school uses to teach and encourage these through childrens' writing and how these will be tested at end of each Key Stage. A range of resources and game ideas where discussed.

Click on the link below for further ideas provided by Ruth Miskin's training site- parent section where Charlotte Raby, senior trainer, outlines grammar expectations for children in Key Stage 1 and 2 and shows parents games to play at home.