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Home Learning


20th April 2020

Dear Parents/Carers,

Thank you for all your support with home learning over the last few weeks. From today, there are some wonderful resources available on BBC Bitewise. These resources will be promoted by teachers on Google Classroom, the Year 1/2 blogs and Tapestry. Please click on the link below to see the resources which include 3 daily lessons with all the resources.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znbnscw

There will also be daily programmes for different age groups in BBC Iplayer. If you have any issues with Home learning, please email your child's class teacher who will be happy to help.

 


The instructions below have changed due to the Prime Minister's announcement of the 23rd March. Packs of work will not be available for three weeks from this date and this will reviewed at that point.

For Reception parents Tapestry will continue to be used to communicate home activities.

For Years 1 -2 there are now blogs that detail the work set by staff. These can be found at the following websites:

https://year1middleton.blogspot.com/ 

https://year2middleton.blogspot.com/

The instructions below for Years 3-6 remain the same for access to Google Classrooms. If you have any problems accessing Google Classrooms, please contact Mr Hudson via ahudson@middletonprimaryschool.co.uk

Other useful links

Guidance for families currently learning at home can be found at the link below

https://www.cambslearntogether.co.uk/asset-library/Corona-Virus-Schools/Guidance-for-families-currently-learning-at-home.pdf

The resource list can be found at the bottom of this page.


Government advice during school closures

The government have published the document below for parents and carers during the school closures

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

Section 6.3 is particularly important for online learning and is reproduced below.

6.3 Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:

  • 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 carers from the NSPCC)

Keeping safe online (Think u know by CEOP)

In the documents at the bottom of this page you will find weekly activities that will reinforce online safety with your children. the resources are grouped on an age basis so that they are suitable for your child.

Active at Home

The ACTIVE AT HOME programme allows children, parents, friends and family to look at some of our fun games that are used in school. You will have access to our lesson plans, videos and diagrams to help you keep active when your children are not at school.
https://online.succeedin.co.uk/public/index/638

NHS – Change 4 life


This website shares a number of links and ideas for fun home based activities at home, many of which link with other curriculum areas.
https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities

BBC Supermovers


A number of activities and videos aimed at primary aged children, linking physical activity challenges with other subject area
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

Active kids do better


A range of ideas and resources to inspire families to do some physical activity together
https://www.activekidsdobetter.co.uk/active-home

National Trust - 50 things to do before you are 11 3⁄4


A range of ideas to challenge children (if they can get outside)
https://nt.global.ssl.fastly.net/documents/50-things-activity-list.pdf

Social story to explain what is happening for children with learning difficulties.

See the link below.