If you would like to book a place on one of our workshops, please call the school office on 020 8693 2075 or email email@example.com.
If after booking, you find that you are unable to attend, please make sure that you let us know.
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Phonics and Writing Workshop for Reception Parents
An interactive workshop for our Reception families. This workshop is aimed at providing parents and carers with the opportunity to see how we teach early writing skills and phonics at Heber. There will also be plenty of ideas shared that will support with home learning
Monday 9th September – 2:30pm
Maths for Reception Parents
Come along and find out how maths is introduced to children and developed during their time in Reception Year. Parents and carers will come away with lots of ideas to support children’s mathematical development at home
10th September 2019 – 2:30pm
Story Telling and Inference
This workshop is appropriate for Nursery to Year 2 parents and carers. It will focus on the importance of reading stories and how reading supports your child’s communication, language and developing vocabulary. Mrs Piddington will be modelling a story telling session which will give you an opportunity to see what questions you can ask when reading with your child. By asking a wide range of questions we can support a child’s inference skills and Mrs Piddington will be discussing this in more detail throughout the workshop.
Phase 1 Letters and Sounds
This workshop is an introduction to Phase One Letters and Sounds. Mrs Piddington will talk through the different aspects of the curriculum and suggest activities that will support your child’s sound, word and letter knowledge. This will be a practical workshop that will discuss skills that are fundamental in supporting your child in becoming a fluent reader at a later stage. This is appropriate for Nursery aged children but all parents are welcome.
Phases 2 - 6 Phonics
Mrs Piddington will be running a phonics workshop to support Parents and Carers in understanding and using phonics to support children’s reading and writing skills. The workshop will provide an opportunity to become more familiar with Phases 2-6 in Letters and Sounds and give some practical and engaging activities to try at home. There will be hands on activities set up around the hall and the chance to ask any questions you may have.
Mathletics - Helping at Home
Come along and learn how to best support your child at home when they are using Mathletics. Mr Elliott will be running a Mathletics Workshop to demonstrate the key features, how to navigate the website and how you can help your child to consolidate their maths learning. These sessions will provide an opportunity for you to login and access the site and ask any questions or queries you may have.
Maths Workshop - How to support at home
This workshop will take place three times in the school year, one for each term. Each workshop is designed to cover the learning objectives your children will be covering in school for that term. We will be sharing how such content is taught in class, as well as ways in which you can complement your child’s learning in Maths at home.
Autumn Term Session 1
4th November 2019 at 9:15am
4th November 2019 at 5:30pm
Spring Term Session 2
20th January 2020 at 9.15am
20th January 2020 at 5.30pm
Summer Term Session 3
27th April 2020 at 9:15am
27th April 2020 at 5:30pm
Computing Workshops - Google for Education
This workshop will introduce parents and carers to Google for Education and demonstrate how we use each of the different apps in the G Suite to complement our Heber curriculum. We will be sharing how content is taught in class as well as answering any questions about the use of Google in school.
Thursday 28th November 2019 at 9:15am
Thursday 28th November 2019 at 5.30pm
Incredible Years - Parent Group
As part of our quest to support and empower our parents, we are delighted to announce that we will be trialing a new parenting group at Heber next term. This is based on the Webster – Stratton Incredible Years and Strengthening Families programme.
The small group programme takes place over 10 weekly sessions and aims to provide an opportunity for parents to discuss their issues and concerns in a non-judgmental and friendly environment with people who are often going through similar situations. The structured programme offers parents opportunities to try new behaviour management strategies with their children but also helps them develop approaches that improve their attachment with their children and lead to improvements in wider family life.
Parents who have completed the program in the past report that they themselves are much calmer when they are talking to their children and dealing with stressful situations and feel more confident in managing challenging behaviour. Parents often state that there have been very positive changes in their relationships with their children as a result of the program.
Spaces are filled for the Autumn Term but please do place your name on the waiting list if you are interested in attending. If a parent cancels their attendance, we will allocate spaces on a first come first serve basis. For more information, please contact our Assistant Head for Inclusion Geneviève Joseph-Williams or our Learning Mentor – Lewwis Spence.