Useful Links First & Second Class


The following techniques will help your child learn their spellings and tables

1. Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check method

- The child "looks" at the spelling

- They "say" the spelling out loud 

- They "cover" the spelling with their h​and

- They "write" the spelling

- They "check" the spelling

2. Segmenting or chunking the spelling focusing on the sounds in each spelling


1. Write out their tables, one underneath the other to recognise the pattern they create

2. Play fiddlesticks (your child will know how to play this). You will need some lollipop sticks)

3.Play mathmagician on

4. Play the balloon tables game online

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