Prestbury St. Mary's CofE Juniors, Cheltenham

  • Leaders are resolute in promoting a culture that focuses on the importance and enjoyment of education.
    -Ofsted 2016
  • The behaviour of the pupils is outstanding and truly reflects the commitment of the staff to live and work alongside learners so that all are inspired to give of their very best.
    -Ofsted 2016
  • Pupils do not want to waste any learning time, preferring instead to involve themselves with all aspects of school life.
    -SIAMS 2017
  • Teachers help you. It feels as if they are always right next to you and will help you with anything.
    -Pupil
  • The teachers always encourage you to do your best.
    -Pupil
  • 'The school has a fantastic staff team who are incredibly well led by the headteacher and the senior leadership team. The job they do is tremendous.'
    -Parent
  • My child has made tremendous progress because he feels valued.
    -Parent
  • St Mary's makes you feel that your child is special and individual.
    -Parent
  • The teachers always encourage you to do your best.
    -Pupil
  • We work hard but we have fun, too!
    -Pupil
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Helping Your Child at Home

Although the central foundation of your child’s learning takes place at school, we recognise that this learning is greatly improved when your child is given help and encouragement at home.

This page provides you with advice and ideas on activities you can enjoy with your child at home, as well as useful links to visit for further information.

For children:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/
Use this website to help when revising for any tests in English, Maths or Science. Aimed at Years 3, 4, 5 and 6, it has lots of games and activities to help you learn what you need to, when you need to

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/
Newsround is a BBC News website for children. There are lots of videos and articles to help us keep up-to-date on what is going on in the world around us.   Sections include Sport, Entertainment, Animals and News

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/kids-only/index.html
The natural history museum has a kids section with lots of information on dinosaurs as well as other living things. Watch the museum's live webcams and watch flesh-eating beetles live at work!

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff.aspx
The science museum has a great section with information on different subjects like transport, computers and more. There are also links to different objects in the museum as well as the latest science news.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/
This website is packed with information about all things Geographical and Scientific. Take a look at country profiles, see stunning images of jungles or watch videos of penguins in their natural habitat.

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/
Wooodlands Junior is a Primary School in Kent that has a great information site. You can find information on any subject here - perfect for a research project or good to browse and brush up on your general knowledge skills. 

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Key-Stage-2.html 
Crickweb
offers educational kids games and activities for your PC or Mac.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/ 
A fun way to learn how to touch type.

http://www.naturedetectives.org.uk/
Lots of ideas to get you and your family outside and active.

http://www.iboard.co.uk/activities
A great teaching tool which has a wide range of interactive activities and games to help you support your child's learning. Designed specially for teachers to use in their classrooms, but perfect for extra work at home.

For parents:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/parents/your_involvement/ 
BBC Parental Involvement
website gives you lots of practical ways of supporting your child at home with reading, homework and maths.

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Parents/helping-with-homework 
Topmarks
has a series of articles aimed at parents gives advice on how you can help your child in positive ways and how to support them in their education. The articles have an emphasis on encouragement and show how learning activities can be fun.

http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/ 
Internet safety ideas and advice

http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ 
This is an internet safety website for children and parents. This link will take you to the parents section where you can find out how best to protect yourself and your children while using the internet.

 

NOTE: While we have taken time to pick out websites that we believe to be appropriate and safe for your children, Prestbury St Mary’s CofE Junior School is not responsible for the content found on these sites.