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Corona Virus
Information Page


This page is designed to support parents and children during any periods of school closure as a result of the current pandemic. We aim to update this page regularly and hope that you will find it useful. 

 

Letter for Parents - 1st June

Letter for Parents - Additional Information for 1st June

Letter for Parents - September 2020

 

Home Education Support

During any periods of school closure, work will be provided to support Home Education. 

 

Online Learning Suggestions: 

https://www.purplemash.com/login/    There are lots of great resources on this site from topic related activities, maths and English to lots of creative art projects

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games   A variety of games for all here

https://beanstalk.co/   Lots of interactive materials for children aged 1 to 6. They are offering free full access with live classes and on demand classes – parents just need to sign up

https://www.shaunsgameacademy.co.uk/    Learn how to make online games here!

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer     Parents can use the code UKTWINKLHELP for free access to resources

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/   Oxford Owl for Home is a bright and colourful website with free resources available to download without registering. Aimed at primary children, they offer activities for reading, English, Mathematics and interactive games. There’s also handy “How to” videos to explain tricky concepts. Oxford Owl’s free e-book section is wonderful. It’s still free but you need a log-in to access it. Great if your little ones would like to keep in touch with Biff, Chip & Kipper!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize   Lots of educational games and resources for all ages.

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html   Lots of space related activities for all children.

https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks1/   Select the KS1 option from the home page and there are lots of activities here which will help your child recall previous learning.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/   A range of activities here but especially good interactive activities for maths.

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/   Classroom Secrets Kids is offering FREE access to everyone until the end of April 2020. The platform is aimed at primary aged children and covers subjects such as maths, reading, grammar and spelling. The platform is really child-friendly so that they're able to access it on their own. There's load of games and interactive activities from phonics to SATs

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/teacher-category/primary-resources/   National Geographic is a great platform for learning and it’s totally free. There’s online games, resources and competitions too.

More interactive resources - Mrs Paddock's recommendations!

 

Mental Health & Wellbeing

These websites are availlable to support your child's mental health and wellbeing at this time: 

https://www.eymatters.co.uk/resources-for-children/

https://youngminds.org.uk/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/coronavirus-advice-suppport-children-families-parents/

https://cypmhc.org.uk/children-and-young-people/

www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk 

 

These websites are availlable to support Adult mental health and wellbeing at this time: 

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/key-topics/your-wellbeing-during-covid-19-pandemic

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak

 

Freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Refuge
0808 200 0247
www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk

 

Information about the Corona Virus for children: 

Talking to children about the Corona Virus - Advice for Parents

Hello...I am a Virus...

Small Paul

A story to help explain social distancing to our younger children: youtu.be/DA_SsZFYw0w