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St. James' CE Primary School

Home Learning

A copy of our Homework Policy is attached to the bottom of this page. In response to parental requests, we also attach a list of recommended text and workbooks, should you wish to do further work at home.

There are many websites and resources becoming available all the time to help you and your children learn .

As a London Grid for Learning school, we have access to many learning resources covering a wide range of subjects and age groups. All of these resources work on handheld devices and all of them work on personal computers.  The site for these resources is: https://www.lgfl.net/learning-resources/grid

St James' subscribes to Mathletics online service, a maths learning game that can be tailored specifically to the needs of your child, homework is often set using this services and can be completed either at home, or at Friday homework club. Mathletics can be logged onto at a computer, or an app downloaded for handheld devices:
https://community.mathletics.com/signin/#/student.

St James' also subscribes to Oxford Owls, an online book and audio reading service, divided into year group for suitability. The site for this service is: http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-school/ebook-collection.

Your child has been sent home a letter detailing their logons to these services; if you have any queries or are unsure how to use them, please contact your class teacher who will assist you.


There are a wealth of apps available for children - click here for the Guardian's list of the best apps for Children.

This site called fundamentallychildren.com allows you to search for apps for certain age range and subject interest and then gives a list that they have pre-checked for suitability for children.