Harris Academies
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Parent Information Sessions

Autumn 2015

Parents/Carers are invited to attend a 9 week programme which will develop new skills and refresh old skills for Numeracy and Literacy.

The sessions will run from 12.15 to 2.15pm and start on Wednesday 7th October for 9 weeks:

Literacy

Week

Topic

Learning outcomes

1

Welcome  Intros

Parts of speech

 

Learning styles

 

Revisiting nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs

 

 

Understanding your learning style and a child’s learning style

 

2

Poetic language

 

Understanding poetic language

 

3

Classic British literature

 

Understanding inference

Understanding instructional texts

 

4

Quick Test

Completing quick test on parts of speech and text types

 

 

Numeracy

Week

Topic

Learning Outcomes

5

Recapping times tables Number patterns

Standard method of multiplying

Standard method of dividing

Understanding ways to remember times tables

Understanding methods of multiplication and division

 

6

Role of “equals”

Simple fractions

Simple proportions

Simple percentages

Understanding of fractions, proportions and percentages

7

Quick Test

Look at web-based games

 

Understand importance of games for children

8

Trouble shooting of numeracy questions

 

Recapping key numeracy skills

 

Next Steps

9

Result of Literacy and Numeracy assessments

Discussion of next steps of education

Visit from Advice and Guidance Specialist

Reflection

Enrolment

 

To confirm your attendance please contact Mrs Neblett, Partnerships & Enrichment Manager, via email:
NeblettD@harrismerton.org.uk