Preparing for Phased Re-opening

As we’re sure you will be aware, the government have released an outline of how schools may re-open in a phased capacity in the future. In preparation for this eventuality, please take the time to share this child-friendly presentation with your child(ren) in order to familiarise them with the changes that have happened in school:

When the school does open more widely, in-line with phased re-opening plans shared with you, we will be using a one-way system for entering and leaving the school site. Please see an explanation below:

Home Learning Links

Each week, our teachers will prepare a set of learning activities that you can help your child to complete at home. Please find the links in the individual year group pages listed under the ‘Coronavirus – Covid-19’ main menu tab.

Additional Support and Enrichment Resources

Oak National Academy

As part of the government’s daily Covid-19 press conferences, Gavin Williamson introduced a new online learning resource called ‘Oak National Academy’. We would direct families who are looking for additional home learning support, or enrichment opportunities, to this new online resource.  The link to the website can be found below:

BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons

Another great home learning support and enrichment resource is hosted online by BBC Bitesize. Their ‘Daily Lessons’ can be accessed using the link below:

Family Support Top Tips

Whilst families are spending more time at home, parents and carers might find themselves looking for tips in relation to how they can help foster a positive and enjoyable shared environment. The link below will take you to a document created by our Family Support Worker; it contains lots of ideas and top tips to help you achieve just this!

The Local Authority have issued a list of resources for schools, parents and carers to support the mental well-being of children and young people during the Coronavirus pandemic and school shutdown. Please click here for access.

Epic Websites

Our super teachers have trawled the internet in search of the very best websites to use at home; they’ve done all of the hard work, so you don’t have to! Explore some of the fun and creative things on the list by clicking the links below.

Authorify

For a daily dose of creativity and fun, check out our ’10 Minute Challenges’, which are set by bestselling authors and illustrators – we add a new challenge to this page every single day!

The Maths Factor

Let Carol Vorderman teach your child Maths during this difficult period!

TTS – Learning at Home

Here is a curriculum-focused independent learning resource with over 40 home learning activities all planned and all prepared!

Purple Mash

Whether it’s inspiring writers, extending coders or boosting creativity, Purple Mash has everything you need to deliver a unique Edtech experience which is simple to use and loved by all!

CanDoMaths Workouts

The CanDoMaths team have produced these packs of resources to keep ‘maths fit’ whilst not at school.

White Rose Maths – Home Learning

Always happy to help, the White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group from Year 1-8. We will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.

Times Table Rock Stars

Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice.

Teach Your Child to Read

With just a few clicks of your mouse, you can have access to Debbie’s years of experience in the form of her series of 8 eBooks entitled, ‘Alphabetic Code and Phonics Skills’.

Bug Club

Logging into Bug Club gives you access to a massive library of interactive e-books.

World e-Book

Coronavirus Story by ELSA-Support

Learning Projects for Parents

Home Learning Support for Pupils with SEN

If you would like some ideas and strategies to help support a pupil with SEN whilst engaging in home learning, please find a useful document composed by our SENDCO (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator) below: