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Dallas RoadCommunity Primary School

Prospective Reception parents are encouraged to contact us on 0152464520 to arrange a convenient time to visit and tour our amazing school.

Learning at home

Home Learning

We will send a weekly update through the SeeSaw app which will give you a flavour of what has been happening in Bees and Foxes. It is always really helpful if you can help consolidate the learning your child is doing at school when you are at home. It makes such a difference to their learning and can be great fun!


Reading books

Here are a few tips for reading at home. Remember it is supposed to be fun! If you need any help, please let us know.


In reading we encourage the children to use the following strategies when they come across an unfamiliar word;


  • Look at the pictures for clues
  • Sound out each letter then 'squash' them together                         
  • Miss out the word and read to the end of the sentence
  • Make sure it makes sense.



Any skills that support the development of fine motor skills is useful in developing essential handwriting skills. Activities such as using tweezers, tracing, cutting, picking up small items as well as doing buttons etc. Developing a correct pencil grip is essential as well as ensuring letters are started in the right place, bad habits quickly become routine and are very difficult to 'unlearn'.

Here are a few websites that we sometimes use at school.

They mainly include phonic and numeracy games. Enjoy!

If you need any more information or advice about the sites, please call in and see us.