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School Closure - COVID 19.

During this time we will use this page to help point you to guidance and work for students during the period of the school closure.

 

 

 

 

Home Learning from 20th April 2020.

 

As you will be aware from Miss West’s recent letter, all work will now be set through Show My Homework. Learning will be set each Monday to help with planning at home. The weekly programme of subjects is as indicated below.

BLUE Week (w/b 08.06.20)

GREEN Week (w/b 01.06.20)

English

English

Maths

Maths

PE  Exercise and Fitness

PE Exercise and Fitness

Geography

History

Art

French

Science

Music

RE

Computing

DT – Resistant Materials

Food

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We will continue to email important letters and information in the usual manner via our email service. In order not to fill up your email inbox we are also posting helpful information, activities and good news via our social media channels, be sure to check them out and follow us.

You can also be notified when we update this page by installing the school smartphone app and allowing notification, more guidance on this page

We will also place copies of important letters to parents on the page below.

Below are several topics which will be updated regularly with interesting content and wellbeing information.

The BBC have produced some daily lesson materials that can be accessed to support pupils’ home learning. Follow the link provided to find out more. This is extra to support those who would like to use it.

Daily Thrive Activities to do with your children - Week 11 

Daily activities to support mental health and wellbeing for all ages. If you complete any of these activities and would like to share them with our school community please let us know via email or our social media pages. 

Week 11

Week 10

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Week 1

Poetry Competition 

The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2020 is now open for entries and this year will be judged by the amazing Maura Dooley and Keith Jarrett.

The competition is open to anyone aged 11-17. The deadline to enter is midnight 31 July 2020.

Visit https://foyleyoungpoets.org/

General Learning 

Various celebrities are offering you and your children for free daily to help with their education while schools are closed:

9.00am - PE with Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro

10.00am - Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com

11.00am - English with David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

12.00pm - Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) https://www.jamieoliver.com/feat…/category/get-kids-cooking/

1.00pm - Music with Myleene Klass https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ

1.30pm - Dance with Darcey Bussel https://twitter.com/diversedance…/status/1241098264373592065

2.00pm - History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package

4.00pm - Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) https://www.instagram.com/theocooks

Non-daily events include:
Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests  https://cosmicshambles.com/stayathome/upcoming-schedule

9.30am Wednesday 25 March - Geography with Steve Backshall https://twitter.com/SteveBacksha…/status/1242058846941712385

Subject Enrichment 

Here are some links to a range of websites and resources which you or your children might want to access. This is supplementary and optional and a means of enrichment.

Art - https://www.accessart.org.uk/sketchbooks-an-online-course-for-children-families-parents-teachers

Computing - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zvc9q6f

French – Here’s a great way to compare ways of life and culture. These videos are about young people and their lives. A great way to develop both language skills and cultural capital. Enjoy! https://enseigner.tv5monde.com/fiches-pedagogiques-fle/adomania-vies-de-collegiens

English – A range of ideas from performances at theatres, listening to authors reading their books, exploring the world of Shakespeare and creative ideas.

https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/

https://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/

https://www.cressidacowell.co.uk/

https://marcussedgwick.com/floodland/

https://www.rsc.org.uk/shakespeare-learning-zone/

https://www.shakespearesglobe.com/discover/#shakespeare-s-world

https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zv48q6f (KS2)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z3kw2hv (kS3)

https://www.homeschooling-ideas.com/journaling-for-kids.html

Geography - https://www.geography.org.uk/Geographical-quizzes

Digimap is currently free and you only need to put in the school postal code, plus there are some great free resources on this page too

https://digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk/

Mathematics - vle.mathswatch.com (all pupils have login details) Pupils can use the videos to develop any area of maths and can answer any questions. Worksheets can also be printed out.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ (daily online lessons for all year groups)

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/home-learning-hub 

www.mathsworkout.co.uk (Y7 & 8) All pupils have login details in planner

Science - https://practicalaction.org/schools/home-learning/

PE - https://plprimarystars.com/

 

Here2Help Worcestershire is a website that offers additional support for families at the present time.  The link provides support on the following:

http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/Here2Help

  • Food and Supplies - Unable to obtain food and supplies (including specific food and supplies)
  • Health and Medication - Help with collecting medicine and prescriptions
  • Commitments - Including childcare, pets and transport
  • Connectivity and Entertainment - Internet access; Ideas for entertaining children
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing - Social isolation and loneliness; Keeping active

Please find a link a to our school policies which now includes an updated Annex 1 to our safeguarding policy to cover the school closure period due to Covid-19