Hello... from a distance!
Welcome back to our page where you can find information about ‘Home Learning Challenges’.
Here are details of the suggested learning opportunities for this summer term.
Hopefully, these will keep you busy whilst you are learning at home.
Here's a little message from some familiar faces:
Messages from your friends and staff
Remember to keep learning. We miss you and we are very proud of you all.
Remember to take a look at the website links below - there is plenty to explore and enjoy!
Don't forget to take a look at the bottom of the page to see some fabulous learning in progress. Please do continue to send in your photos and keep an eye out for some other familiar faces. It's great to see you all learning from a distance.
Follow along at home with the topic work we are completing in school. KS1 are learning all about the seaside, they will be looking at lighthouses, Grace Darling, rock pools, the RNLI, buoys, shells, sea creatures, sand and the salty sea! KS2 are learning all about Extreme Earth, their English lessons and Geography lessons will both be based on the extreme weather Earth encounters.
Class teachers are posting regular blog posts which will have information, links and resources so you can follow along with our topic work at home.
Home Learning Tasks - Whole School
Home Learning Tasks - Class 2
Home Learning Tasks - Class 3
Home Learning Tasks - Class 4
Click here for previous home learning tasks and spellings.
Daily online lessons
Here are some fantastic websites with daily tutorials and lessons, ranging from Maths and English to other core subjects as well. These are suggested sites to explore, we advise that you complete a session of English and Maths a day - choose your favourite website.
A guide for using the daily links
Click on the icons below to explore these websites and continue learning!
Suggested Home Learning Timetable
Below are web links to some great sites, these will help reinforce and enhance your learning.
Here is a resource written to support you if you’d like to think about collective worship at home whilst schools are closed.
Books are available from the Canterbury Diocese website, click here.
Online Safety at Home
Technology can provide hours of education and important social opportunities for children whilst schools are closed, it can also present a number of risks. There are 4 key things you can do to support your child online during this unsettling time. Click here for the 'How to support your child at home' article.
'Online Safety at Home' has been created by the Thinkuknow Education Team to support parents and carers during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, they are releasing new home activity packs with simple 15-minute activities parents and carers can do with their child to support online safety at home. The packs below will provide you with the content and assets you will need to share Online Safety at Home with your family.
In addition to the activities, they have created a Parents and Carers Helpsheet with key online safety advice and links to our resources, as well as different support services. You can find these here. Click the appropriate age group below to explore the home learning packs.
Looking for something exciting to challenge yourself whilst at home?
Here are some links to fantastic opportunities, competitions with some great prizes! Click on the icons to read more!
The DFE have updated their guidance on helping primary school-aged children learn at home to include information on the wider opening of educational settings. The guidance can be found by clicking here.
Talking to children about COVID-19
We understand it is difficult to talk to children about global crisies, often wondering how much to tell, how and when to talk to them and how to prepare for challenging conversations. Below are links to resources and helpful websites to support you and your children.
Fabulous home learning