I have loved seeing the pictures you are sending in. It looks like you are having lots of fun, keep them coming and I will add as we go.
Sophie has been keeping a diary of everything she has been up to during lockdown! Have a look at some of her fantastic adventures!
Easter Bonnet Parade...With a difference
As well as sharing all of your brilliant pictures, I have just been sent this wonderful video clip, and have been allowed to share it with you all with Mom's permission!
Keep safe and well everyone!
School Closure - Useful Online Learning Information
RWI Speed Sound Lessons
Ruth Miskin is offering daily speed sound lessons on her YouTube channel. They are streamed live and then available for 24 hours.
Set 1 sounds: 9:30am - These are the main sounds we focus on in Nursery
Set 2 sounds: 10am
Set 3 sounds 10:30am.
Phonics Play have given everyone free access during school closures.
Log in using:
Click on Phase1 or Phase2 activities. These games support the learning we have done in school.
Buried Treasure is a particular favourite. Children sound out the word, or you can sound it out for them, then they decide if it is a real word or a nonsense word!
Classroom Secrets KIDS
Your child has had an account created for this website. They have unlimited access to online activities and games for free. Your child's teacher has already send you your child's login details - if you do not have these, please email the class teacher for more information.
Access the website here - kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/my-account/
White Rose Maths
White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group. They will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.
Access the website here - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
There is also an area on the website especially for Early
The Maths Factor
Let Carol Vorderman teach your child Maths! This website usually asks £2 week subscription, but for the foreseeable future, it is free! Head over to the website to sign up.
Access the website here - https://www.themathsfactor.com/
There are games and interactive activities, as well as a ‘traditional lesson’. It doesn’t have a specific area for ‘Early Years’ but some of the ‘Key Stage One’ games involve counting to 10!
Lots of interactive number and sound games. The children have used this in school, so should know how to play most of the games.
Head over to Oxford Owl and access to FREE eBooks online! Using the log in details below, your child can access all of the reading books that they would normally read from our school library!
We are also linking Oxford Owl to our 1000 stories challenge! Any books read at home, either together, online or the children enjoying a book, write the book down and we will add it to their stamper chart once we return to school.
Each week we will be sending a link to answer some 'BIG' questions this is week 1. I would love to hear some of your super answers.
Joe Wicks – Live Stream PE sessions
Joe Wicks 'The body coach' will be doing daily PE lessons live on YouTube for all the family live at 9.00am - might be a good way to burn off some energy! youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1
Alphablocks – Lots of games and quizzes linked to phonics https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks
Numberblocks – As above but with numbers! We use these lots when teaching the children about number. https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks
A fantastic youtube channel with lots of yoga videos for children. We sometimes put these on in class. They often follow a story and are really simple to do! https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
All children have existing accounts on 'Purple Mash'. PM has lots of different online games and activities for them to explore at their leisure. All individual log in details are in the packs. If you do not have your child's log in please email me, and I can sort it out for you. purplemash.com/christ-ws3
This is an online resource bank that has 1000's of resources right from Nursery to GCSE, so is suitable for all children! It has lots of games, stories, sheets to print out, as well as lots of mindfulness resources. They have sent me a code to pass on to parents for 1 months free 'ultimate' subscription (ultimate subscription is usually around £80!) - It may be that they extend this as the situation develops. All you need to do is go to twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures sign up using an email address and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS this should then give you free access.
Edinburgh Zoo Live Webcams
Pandas, penguins, tigers and koalas! What’s not to love! Check out these live streams of some amazing animals! edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/