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Studies show that reading for pleasure makes a big difference to children’s educational performance. Here’s how you can get your child off to a great start.

Evidence suggests that children who read for enjoyment every day not only perform better in reading tests than those who don’t, but also develop a broader vocabulary, increased general knowledge and a better understanding of other cultures.

In fact, reading for pleasure is more likely to determine whether a child does well at school than their social or economic background.

What difference can I make as a parent?

You can make a huge difference! Parents are the most important educators in a child’s life – even more important than their teachers – and it’s never too early to start reading together.

The Summer Reading Challenge Assembly

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The children have seen this Powerpoint in school. It explain how they can easily join in with the Summer Reading Challenge this year.

IMPORTANT: ZOOM PROTOCOLS

By accepting the Zoom meeting ID and joining the meeting, with parental responsibility, you agree to the terms set:

  • Zoom is only to be accessed by a device in a communal family space.
  • It should ideally be supervised by adult to deal with any technical difficulties.

  • Attendees should be dressed appropriately. No Nightwear. Do not allow children to Zoom whilst in bed.

  • The meeting ID is to remain confidential and not to be shared to anyone that it was not designated to.

  • Recording, photos or screenshots of the Zoom meeting are not allowed by participants.

  • For participants some Zoom facilities will be disabled by the host teacher. This includes but is not limited to the screen record function, chat and screen share.

  •  Children are to have their microphones set to mute, unless they are responding to an adult on the call or the teacher asks them to unmute their microphone. 

  • The pages that the teacher is sharing are only to be annotated by the teacher or if the teacher asks anyone to annotate them.

  • The same behaviour expectations that are set within a classroom apply to the Zoom meeting.

  • Lastly no extra devices such as phones, ipad, tablets (unless used for the zoom) should be present during this session

Remote Learning at Maylandsea Primary School

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