Helping your child with writing at home

Your child should be able to:

  • Include capital letters to start a sentence
  • Finish a sentence with a full stop, exclamation mark or a question mark.
  • Use words like because, but and so to extend their sentences
  • Use describing words
  • Write more than one sentence to share their ideas.
  • Read their own writing and check for mistakes


What can your child write about?

  • Anything!
  • Create a story.
  • Write a letter to a relative
  • Invitations to parties or special events
  • Write a recipe
  • Write a play to perform
  • Write a book review to bring back to class
  • Make up a song or write out one you know.


Head Teacher: Mr Richard Bunn, BSc. Agric. (Hons), PGCE, NPQH
Telephone: 01777 708065    Email: office@clarborough.notts.sch.uk

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