Tips and Structure
This book has been recommended as a way to talk to children about coronavirus. The book answers key questions in simple language appropriate for 5 to 9 year olds. Download it here or read it as an e-book here.
Parenting in the time of COVID-19 from The World Health Organization
Six one-page tips for parents cover planning one-on-one time, staying positive, creating a daily routine, avoiding bad behaviour, managing stress, and talking about COVID-19. Use them to your and your kids’ advantage, and have fun in doing so.
This includes: Weekly Mindful Assemblies (These aim to teach your child a lesson about life and happiness), Fortnightly PB Challenge (Personal best challenge: these aim to build evidence for your child that practice and sticking at something has a real impact. Great for developing grit and resilience), Daily Learning Challenge (A learning style activity for all ages which aims to engage your child and incorporate awe and appreciation of the world. Basic literacy and maths skills links where appropriate), Weekly Exercise (A weekly challenge set by our resident head teacher and veteran GB triathlete) and Advice for Parents (Tips and advice on topics to help you manage these potentially challenging times).
Free e-books for ages 3 to 11, phonics guides, maths games and activities, advice and support for learning at home.
Phonics Play - currently free. This is a site that KS1 teachers use to help the children learn Letters and Sounds phonics in a fun way.
You will need to use the following login details - Username = march20 Password = home
Individual lessons focusing on current units of work in each year group. Each lesson includes a video, an activity and answers.
Here are some music interactive quizzes to help you at home. These are recommended from Mr Acton and will help stop your music vocabulary from going rusty.
Modern Foreign Languages
BBC Bitesize is an incredibly engaging and rich source of learning for age 3 and up. We will update this page with information about BBC Bitsize home learning which will be available from Monday 20th April.
Twinkl - currently free with this code: UKTWINKLHELPS This has thousands of resources for core and foundation subjects. Search for objectives recommended by your teacher on their webpage e.g. multiplying 2-digit by 4-digit numbers or biographies