As the school was instructed to close, on Friday 20th March for most of its pupils-following government guidance, we want to take this opportunity to signpost a range of ‘Home-Learning’ resources which are available and accessible for your child/ren to use whilst at home.
We appreciate that keeping children engaged in their learning, can seem daunting. After some consideration, we have compiled a series of resources and activities which can be completed both independently and/or with adult support.
At this time, it seems important to try and maintain an organised and ‘school friendly’ day, whilst the children are self-isolating at home.
Please find below a suggested way of organising the learning opportunities during the 'Home-Learning' day:
The organisation of these 'Academic' activities may seem difficult for our parents. We would suggest a ‘pick n mix’ approach to the ‘Home-Learning’ day-choosing activities or subjects which interest your child/ren.
For example, children should be encouraged to:
Visit our Key Stage 2 Class pages, where you will find:
Visit our EYFS and Key Stage 1 Class Pages, where you will find:
Our Key Stage 2 children should continue to use their Spelling Jotter, during this period.
These documents are available to view via the link below:
These provide a range of practical, interesting learning opportunities for all areas of the curriculum, in:
We would suggest visiting the website and downloading the FREE resource, relevant for the age of your child.
You are then able to choose from the wide range of activities available to 'pick n mix' throughout the 'Home-Learning' days, printing sections for completion at home, as you see fit.
Your child/ren could use the online resource-BBC Bitesize which has a wide variety of resources available for all areas of the curriculum. The content is organised into:
Please click on the link below to access this service:
Once you have clicked on the link, choose:
For the ‘Academic’ portion of the ‘Home-School’ day, our school website is a great place to start. The Class Pages have a rich variety of resources available to our parents to use at home.
To support our parents further, you could also visit the Curriculum Support section of the website:
where you will find a range of curriculum guidance and resources designed to support your child/ren learning and progress, as well as use the online resources we have signposted for you.
You may also wish to consider other ways you could support your child/ren’s learning at home.
For example for those children in:
In the pack you will find:
Please use the link below to watch the Year 1 Phonics Screener Presentation:
We would be grateful if you could work through these materials to support your child.
While self-isolating or the school is closed, we would encourage our parents to provide their child/ren with active feedback as the children complete the various activities, thus responding to their learning at home and providing support and encouragement where needed.