Welcome to the Remote Learning section of our school website

This is where you will find out about the daily remote learning you are expected to complete from home throughout the period of lockdown that began in January 2021.

 

FAQ's

How long can I expect work set by the school to take my child each day?
EYFS- Reception Children will have activities set each day for phonics, reading, maths, music, PE and topic work.  These will be as practical as possible to limit the screen time required.  Children also have access to reading books on Oxford Owl and subscriptions to Maths and Phonics apps which they can access each day.  
KS1 children (Class 1) are expected to do an average of 3 hours work per day. Children will be set work for phonics, reading, maths and topic work. Handwriting sheets and spelling lists will be provided for ongoing work, and writing will be incorporated into topic work.
KS2 (Class 2 and 3) are expected to do 4 hours of work per day. Children will be set work for maths, reading and writing, as well as topic work for the afternoon, such as science, history, PE or art.
These expectations have been set by the Department for Education. 


How will my child access any online remote education you are providing?
If your child is in the Family Unit, you will  be able to access their learning on Tapestry or via email.
If your child is in Class 1, 2 or 3, you will be able to access their work on Class Dojo. The class teacher will have sent you a log in for your child’s account and you can access their work and message your child’s teacher regarding any questions. You can also email your child’s teacher regarding any queries you may have. 

Your child will also have access to live online zoom sessions with their class teacher. How frequent these are will depend on what Key Stage your child is in. These sessions are an opportunity for your child's teacher to explain the work set for the day and address any questions regarding the work. If your child is in Key Stage 2, they will also have the opportunity to take part in zoom sessions at the end of the day to receive feedback for their work and go over any misconceptions. 


If my child does not have digital or online access at home, how will you support them to access remote education?
In Autumn term we asked all parents to let us know if you had access to the internet and a device that your child/ren could use in the case of lockdown or isolation periods.  If you do not have access to the technology to access home learning, please contact us and we can help with accessing technology, such as a laptop. We can also deliver paper copies of your child’s work for the week. If you have access to a laptop or tablet, but require help with internet, contact your child’s class teacher as there are government schemes you may be able to access to help with this. 


How will my child be taught remotely?
The majority of your child’s work will be uploaded to Tapestry or Class Dojo. We will send links to videos to watch to help with your child’s learning or to accompany a worksheet. Class teachers will also be available via phone call, email or zoom sessions to support you or answer any questions about your child’s learning as well as helping us to keep in touch with you.  


Engagement and feedback
We expect that your child completes the work that has been set by the teachers daily, however we understand that some days you may have issues that affect this, such as technology or your own work commitments. If you have any issues at all please contact your child’s teacher and we will support you in any way possible. 
Teachers will be regularly checking Tapestry/Class Dojo throughout the day, marking work and giving feedback. If there is any work that needs correcting on Class Dojo, your child’s teacher will leave a comment and return the work as a draft. 

 

Helpful Websites

Reading

Free whilst schools are closed.  Stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across eight different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.
 
Access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels. Registration required (age 5+).
 
A site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, including fiction and non-fiction, family activities are included in the ‘home time’ section.
 
Free home learning packs for parents covering reading and writing. Registration required (age 4+).
 
A site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, covering fiction and non-fiction (age 3+).
 
Teach your monster to read: https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/
All F2 children have a log in for this reading website.
 
Phonics play: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
Variety of phonics games. 
 
Reading Eggs: https://readingeggs.co.uk/
Register for a free trial and get 2 weeks free access to reading resources. Suitable for all.
 
Oxford owl: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/
Website with lots of educational games. Suitable for all. 
 
Films of well-loved stories read by Nick Cannon, a trained actor, teacher and trainer (age 4+)
 

Early Years

Fisher Price Play: https://play.fisher-price.com/
Games to practise alphabet, numbers and shapes. More suitable for EYFS 
 
Cbeebies Games: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games
A variety of educational games. More suitable for Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2
 

Maths 

Maths games: https://play.numbots.com/#/intro 
A variety of maths games from EYFS upwards. You can access this through your TTRS log in. If you do not have on, please message your child’s teacher. 
 
Times table games:  https://ttrockstars.com/ 
Your child should have a log in for this, if they don’t or you have lost it, please message your child’s class teacher.
 
My mini maths: https://myminimaths.co.uk/ 
Variety of maths activities, including Year 6 arithmetic papers.
 
 
 

Other curriculum areas

A variety of phonics, spelling, sentence and maths games
 
Topmarks: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/
A variety of educational games and activities. 

 

Education Quizzes: https://www.educationquizzes.com/
Education quizzes on different subjects. Suitable for all.
 
BBC bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Website with lots of educational games. Suitable for all.
 
Twinkl: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
Website full of educational resources. A month’s free access will be given whilst school’s are closed.
 
Year 6 practice tests: https://www.satstestsonline.co.uk/
Practice tests for Year 6 children.
 

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Online support and information aimed at supporting parents of young children with autism. Information and ideas to support the implementation of helpful teaching methods.
 
The Jenny Wren Virtual School SEN Hub offers daily lessons for pupils with moderate learning difficulties, focusing on Makaton and a daily activity to complete with a parent or teacher.
 
Downloadable and printable resources that can be adapted to suit the needs of pupils. Resources are aimed at a range of abilities. The website has over 300,000 regular users and is suitable for both parents and teachers.
 
Online resources for SEN teaching at home.
 
An extensive range of education and therapy resources for parents and teachers of children with speech and language needs. A podcast is also available on iTunes for verbal and non-verbal children.
 
A parent portal with links to downloadable resources, activities and games developed by a team of speech and language therapists and software engineers who work with over 4,000 schools in the UK.

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