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St. Laurence OTooles Primary School Belleeks

Summer Activities

28th Jun 2020

Summer Activities

  • Reading with child
  • Libraries NI:  Encourage your child to read for pleasure and more widely from fiction and non-fiction genres. Listen to your child read and talk about what she has read. Make use of the local library and the Overdrive app https://app.overdrive.com/. Digital books and audiobooks can be downloaded for free at www.librariesni.org.uk. (It provides fun and enjoyable activities for children right up to teens. There is recommended reads, find a story, find a reading group, e-books, e magazines, audio books, rhythm and rhyme sessions)
  • Wordshark : Wordshark is a powerful tool for school and home use combining the excitement of over 60 games in reading and spelling. You need to visit https://onwordshark.com/eani/login using Google Chrome and enter your unique username and password to gain access.
  • EA Literacy Service website: https://www.eani.org.uk/services/pupil-support-services/literacy-service Documents developed by the EA Literacy Service (Northern Ireland) intended for parents/carers who may be supporting a child or young person with literacy difficulties at home. Parents/carers may find some of these ideas useful. It is a range of good practice ideas and activities you may decide to use based on the needs of the child. We hope you and your child find at least some of the content helpful and enjoyable.