Or click the Purple Mash logo to navigate to the Purple Mash website.
What should you do first?
To begin with, it’s a good idea to log in to Purple Mash with your child. We suggest the following:
Familiarising yourself with the menu icons.
Looking at any set tasks that have been given to your child (2Dos)
Finding out about Class Blogs and Display Boards accessible via the Sharing Icon
Exploring the grammar, maths and spelling activities which match to the National Curriculum
Play one of many fun, educational collaborative games such as 2Race
Delve into the Science area and find out about all the areas of Science it covers
Investigate the Topics area to support securing their knowledge of the wider curriculum
Tour the Computing area trying out some of the tools such as 2Code, 2Go and Logo
Get creative in the Tools section, from making an animation to building a printable 3D model
Dive into Serial Mash (an online library of books) -Learn through play in Mini Mash (For children aged 3 to 5).
How can you get more involved?
As a parent, you can find out about your child’s learning on Purple Mash and support them beyond the classroom by registering with Parent Portal. Parent Portal allows you to easily see the learning your child has been doing on Purple Mash, including any comments on work from teachers, homework (2Dos), rewards and so much more.
You will never miss out on being informed of your child’s learning as Parent Portal sends all registered users a weekly digest email.
You can start using Parent Portal today by following the 3 simple steps below.
Step 1: Enter URL on your child’s login card.
Step 2: Click ‘Register as a parent’.
Step 3: Enter the ‘Parent Code’ on your child’s login card and follow additional instructions.
School Closures - Advice on how to plan your day.
Dr Siobhan Currie – Senior Educational Psychologist – has written this blog talking about how to respond to the Coronavirus when it impacts your family, especially during a school closure.