Reception Baseline 2021
All Reception children will take part in the Reception Baseline in the first few weeks. This will be carried out on a 1-1 basis with their class teacher.
Information for parents on Reception baseline assessment 2021
Year 4 Multiplication Test
The multiplication tables check is a digital assessment intended to support teachers in ensuring that all children know their multiplication tables by the end of primary school. The year 4 children will take the test between Monday 7th June and Friday 25th June. The check will take most pupils no longer than 5 minutes to complete.
The video and leaflet below will give you more information.
Information for parents on Multiplication tables check
National curriculum tests
Michael Tidd, author of the ‘Ramblings of a Teacher’ blog has created some informative videos for parents about the KS1 and KS2 national curriculum tests. You can see his videos here.
Please also see
The parents’ guide to the National Curriculum
Words for Life
Here is a list of useful links for pupils, parents and carers.
Links for parents
- Durham County Council home page
- DCC School Admissions Information
- Sure Start County Durham
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
- Durham County Council Local Offer
- SEND Pathfinder
- Achievement for All
- (GOV.uk) Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions
Links for Pupils
Early Years information about helping your child settle into school, and what Early Years is all about…
- Times Table Rockstars
- Sounds Write
- Doodle Maths – downloadable app
- Parentinfo (from CEOP and the Parent Zone)
- Think U Know
- Hector’s World
Durham Music Services
Durham Music Services aim to inspire young people in our communities to enjoy music throughout their lives. They provide a wide range of high quality musical educational opportunities aiming for the highest standards. Visit the Durham Music Services website for further information.