Welcome to Melbourne Infant School's home learning page. We hope you find the information on this page useful. If you have any questions for teachers please email enquiries@melbourne-inf.derbyshire.sch.uk or send them a message on the Dojo App. 

Click HERE to learn how to log into Class Dojo as your child

Click HERE to learn how to add to your child's portfolio on Class Dojo - Remember to log in as your child -> Click 'activities' -> Click 'create new' or press the 'blue plus button'.


As we return to school we keep the wellbeing of the children at the very centre of our curriculum. Here are some of the books we have been using to support our learning with this; 

Why We Can't Hug

Ruby's Worry

Here We Are

The Colour Monster

The Boy Who Loved Everyone


Each child has a welcome pack which they have been sent home with. Please find additional resources to support home learning below;

Home Learning Resources - Welcome Pack


Ideas for helping your child at home;

  1. Hear your child read every day (little and often). This can be using a reading book, online Bugclub book or book/ comic of your own choice.

  2. Ask questions about the story. Try to link their own experiences.

  3. Practice your sounds using the sound mats.

  4. Read the ninja words (tricky, common exception, hard to sound out).

  5. Share and enjoy library books/ story books together, including books written by the author of the month.

  6. Practise spelling regularly and apply into sentences (according to age/ ability).

  7. Play word games (I spy).

  8. ‘Have a go’ at writing.

  9. Practise counting, numerical formation, number bonds and times tables (where appropriate).

  10. Complete some activities on the termly homework map.

Website links 

Below is a list of links to a variety of websites which can support you at home with your children. Please remember you also have your Spelling Shed and Bug Club logins to use - staff will continue to update these during term time. 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/  (phonic games) 

https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html (home learning packs for each year group)

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/  (free Ebooks)



https://www.storylineonline.net/ (online reading of hundreds of books)

https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/5-8/ (range of Literacy based resources plus many more)

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/resource/755e5a8b (Engage your family for an hour or more with these safe and simple, family-led learning experiences for ages 3 to 12. This collection of free activities, curated out of educational resources from around the world, encourages families to Learn, Do and Share)

Derbyshire County Council have also a page on their website with access to a wide variety of activities. Please click here to access it.