Home Learning

Below you will find our school’s home learning recommendations and some home learning options for students wanting some extra home learning opportunities or for students that are not well enough to be at school, but keen to complete some schoolwork.

Methven Primary School Home Learning Recommendations

Mahuri (Year 0-2)

Reading

  • 10-15 minutes of daily reading by/with/to student

Literacy Support

  • Reading Eggs Website (login details provided)
  • Letter formation practice

Maths Support

  • Play a dice, card or board game

Piwakawaka (Year 2-4)

Reading

  • 15-20 minutes of daily reading by/with/to student

Spelling

  • Irregular words (lists on Website)

Maths Support

  • Matific Website (login details provided)
  • Maths Worksheet

Ōpuke (Year 4-6)

Reading

  • 20-30 minutes of daily reading by/with/to student

Spelling

  • Irregular words (lists on Website)

Maths Support

  • Matific Website (login details provided)

Whole School

Talk about the school day!

  • What was your favourite part of the day? What went well today?
  • Can you tell me about something you found tricky today?
  • What made you a good learner today?
  • How did you use a growth mindset today?
  • How did you show the MPS Star Value today?
  • What will you do differently tomorrow?

Topic

Occasionally we might send home inquiry-based tasks to further support our current topic.

Unfinished Work

If your child is not working to potential, there may unfinished work sent home to complete.

Home learning opportunities

Below are options for extra home learning opportunities and for students you are not well enough to be at school, but keen to complete some schoolwork.