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Home Learning

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We have now moved our home learning to OneNote. Please refer to the letter sent out which contains your child's login details.

 

We will be using this page to share resources and ideas for supporting your child at home with their learning. We appreciate that your circumstances differ and some people may be able to dedicate more time than others. Please do not take the below as an expectation of what you should be doing; it is there to support and to be used flexibly.

 

We will continue to add activities for you to help with your child's learning at home. Also, the government are currently working with the BBC to provide some resources for families as well. As soon as we hear more about this, we will let you know.

 

In these times, it is particularly important that we are mindful of our own, and others', mental health and wellbeing. Below is a list of links to resources and guidance for supporting families during this period.

 

Staying Safe Online

The government has released a list of links to support you in keeping your child safe online:

 

  • Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)
  • Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Net-aware (support for parents and careers from the NSPCC)

Government List of Resources for Home Learning

The government has released a list of resources to support children and parents/carers with home learning. These can be viewed here.

Purple Mash

Your class teachers have created some '2Do' activities for your child to complete. These can be accessed by logging in at www.purplemash.com and selecting '2Do' at the top of the page. You may notice new activities appearing each week. Also, feel free to explore other areas of the Purple Mash website, including 'Mini Mash' which has a range of appropriate activities for your child.

 

Some of our Digital Leaders are in the process of creating games for your child to play. These will be displayed below once they are ready to play.

 

Lucia's Game

Joey's Game

Elliott's Game

Ella's Game

Twinkl

Twinkl, a website filled with resources and activities that has been designed for teachers, has given free access for parents to support their child at home. Please visit www.twinkl.co.uk to create an account. You can find appropriate work for your child by clicking on the 'EYFS' or 'KS1' tabs at the top of the page.

 

Below are links for the Foundation 2 and Key Stage 1 home learning packs:

 

Foundation 2

 

Key Stage 1

White Rose Maths

At school, we use White Rose as the foundation for our approach to teaching maths. They have released some home learning activities which can be accessed here: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/.

NCETM

The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics website has a page set up for supporting parents/carers helping their children with maths. You can visit this here.

 

Help Videos

We have added some help videos to our video resource centre to support you with different aspects of maths at home.

Flag Hunt

 

Some of our children and members of the local community have created a flag hunt. Whilst you are out and about, have a look in windows and gardens and see if you can spot any flags that you recognise. Choose your favourite and send in a photo to the office, and we'll upload them to the website for your friends to see. We look forward to seeing all your flags!

 

Easter Challenge

We have had some great responses to our Easter Challenge. Thank you so much to the children for getting involved and to parents for helping by emailing the pictures in. Please check the pictures below to see what your friends have been up to. Keep checking back as we will be adding new pictures as they come in each day.

Woodthorpe Recipe Book

Get some ideas for tasty treats to make in the kitchen!

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