Message for parents


Provision for Pupils of Key Workers only (children highlighted in the government key workers document) from Friday 27th March and during the Easter holidays will be at Shute Primary School – 01297 33348 or email

The government are advising that, “If it is at all possible for children to be at home they should be”.  Using the school as a care provider should be the last option and only if you cannot keep your child safe at home.  The aim of closing schools is to minimise social interaction and to stop the spread of the virus.

Home Learning


  • Ensure parents are clear about what their child/children are expected to do.
  • Ensure consistency of approach throughout the school.
  • To use home learning as a tool to help continue to raise standards of attainment and enjoyment of learning.
  • Improve the quality of the learning experience offered to pupils and to extend it beyond the classroom environment.
  • Provide opportunities for parents, children and the school to work together in partnership in relation to children’s learning.
  • Encourage pupils and their parents to share and enjoy learning experiences.
  • Reinforce work covered in class by providing further opportunities for the individual pupil.
  • To practice and consolidate basic skills and knowledge, especially in English and Maths.
  • Encourage children to develop the responsibility, confidence and self-discipline needed to study independently.
  • Research in preparation for future lessons.
  • To prepare year 6 pupils for the transition to secondary schools.
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