On this page you will find home learning resources, together with other useful resources.
Week beginning 30th March 2020
Please find below the home learning resources for each year group:
- Home Learning for Year R – Week Commencing 30.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 1 – Week Commencing 30.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 2 – Week Commencing 30.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 3 – Week Commencing 30.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 4 – Week Commencing 30.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 5 – Week Commencing 30.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 6 – Week Commencing 30.03.20
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6 – Compare Mexico City and Bath
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6 – Mayans Work 7
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6 – Mayans Slide 7
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6 – Miss Bowman’s Suspense Story
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6 – Theme Park Maths – Task 2
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6 – Reasoning Pages 1 and 2
Week beginning 23rd March 2020
Please find below the home learning resources for each year group:
- Home Learning for Year R – Week Commencing 23.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 1 – Week Commencing 23.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 2 – Week Commencing 23.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 3 – Week Commencing 23.03.20
- Year 3 Text – The Iron Man
- Home Learning for Year 4 – Week Commencing 23.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 5 – Week Commencing 23.03.20
- Home Learning for Year 6 – Week Commencing 23.03.20
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6:Bar Charts
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6:English writing documents week 1
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6:Suspense story plan
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6:Tables
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6:Theme Park Maths – Task 1 – Budget
- Additional Learning Resources for Year 6:Theme Park Maths – Task 1
Maths Challenges for Year 6
Many thanks to Mrs Lang for these challenges.
- Easter Sudoku (1)
- Easter Sudoku (2)
- Easter Sudoku (3)
- Easter Sudoku (4)
- Easter Sudoku (5)
- Easter Sudoku (6)
- Easter 2020 Maths Quiz The answers will be provided after Easter!
Educational Web Resources
- Creative Curriculum – Resources. Please use this area of our website for useful information. For maths particularly, please use the excellent instructional videos and resources we have made available. Please note the instruction videos are hosted on YouTube and as such we do not have control over the advertising and links also on the page. Please ensure you supervise your child when using these links. Thank you. You will find the Term 4 topics webs as a broad outline of planned content.
- BBC Bitesize Primary (Years 1-6)
- BBC Bitesize – Years 1 and 2
- BBC Bitesize – Years 3, 4, 5 and 6
- https://www.themathsfactor.com/ Free maths resources created by Carol Vorderman
- Times Tables Rock Stars (Years 3, 4, 5 and 6)
- Hit the Button (Years 1-6) Maths games
- Classroom Secrets (All Year Groups)This is currently free but requires parents to set up a login. It is a subscription service for some areas of the site
Please find a link to an explanatory video about Covid-19 for children Covid-19 YouTube video
Anxiety in children
Especially for children self-isolating, we appreciate they may well be anxious. Some resources you may find useful are here:
- Staying Safe
- NHS Advice on Anxiety in Children
- BBC Advice – How To Protect Your Mental Health
- Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus
- Council for Disabled Children: Links to Resources
Keeping Your Children Safe Online – Information for Parents
This guidance is to support you to keep your children safe online. This is especially important for you in the current situation where children are accessing their learning online and using technology as a form of socialising and communication.
The most important thing you can do is talk to your children about what they do online and how they can stay safe.
You can also help to keep them safe online by having parental controls set up and monitoring what your children are accessing online.
Below are some links to useful resources to help you:
- To ensure that you have parental controls set up on the devices that your children are using,
- Give you information and advice about the sites and apps that your children are accessing
- To get help to report any concerns and remove any inappropriate content or material.
- Internet matters – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
- London Grid for Learning – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
- Net-aware – for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
- Parent info – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
- Thinkuknow – for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
- UK Safer Internet Centre – advice for parents and carers
- NSPCC Net Aware – tips and advice on how to talk to your children
- Childnet – Childnet have produced resources for 3-7 year olds and 7-11 year olds they are safe activities you can do from home with your children:
Parents and children can report any concerns or worries about anything in children’s online learning or any other sites/apps or inappropriate content to firstname.lastname@example.org or use the ‘Report an Issue’ Whisper button on our homepage. Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions or need any further advice.
Activities throughout the day
- 9:00am P.E. with Joe Wicks
- 10:00am Maths with Carol Vorderman
- 11:00am English with David Walliams
- 12:00pm Cooking with Jamie Oliver
- 13:30pm Dance with Darcey Bussell
- Upcoming from Friday 27th March Stay at Home Festival with Professor Brian and Robin Ince
- Wednesday 25th March @ 9:30am Geography with Steve Backshall
Online reading and e-book resources
- Audible Stories – Audible are currently offering free audiobooks for children
- Oxford Owl – The Oxford Owl uses e-books that can be sorted using the reading levels that we use at school.
- World Book Day website – There are lots of useful resources, videos and story masterclasses on here.
- Book Trust Hometime – There are free online books, videos and games, including Cressida Cowell reading How to Train Your Dragon
- LibrariesWest – The public libraries are now closed but if you are a member of the public library, you can borrow e-books and audiobooks from the LibrariesWest catalogue. Please follow this link to Bath and North East Somerset Council for details of how to access these and click on Electronic books, Audiobooks and Magazines.
- Literacy Trust – Lots of useful resources for families
- Twinkl – e-books and reading comprehension resources – add code CVDTWINKLHELPS.
- There are more links on the school library page to help you choose good books for your children to read
- British Library Children’s Books – You can explore centuries of stories, poems and illustrations, as well as watching Axel Scheffler draw a Gruffalo
Author readings and activities
Lots of authors have begun sharing stories on their websites or YouTube pages for children to watch or creating activities and bonus material. We have listed a selection below, but if your favourite author is not here, do have a look at their website or social media.
- Oliver Jeffers – He is reading a story every day on Instagram, then posting it to his website
- Michael Rosen – He has lots of videos on his YouTube page which you can link to here
- Joanne Nadin – She is reading a story every day on her YouTube page, which can be accessed from her website
- Alex T Smith @Alex_T_Smith (author of the Claude books) is providing #StoryStarters every day on Twitter
- Rob Biddulph – Regular draw-along videos with illustrator Rob Biddulph
- Robin Stevens – There are activities and bonus material to link with her Murder Most Unladylike books
- Tom Palmer – Free chapters, new stories and links to Tom’s YouTube channel
- Neil Gaiman – Neil and some famous friends read the Graveyard Book and Coraline in its entirety
- #phoenixqclub on Twitter – there are lots of comic based activities from The Phoenix comic
- Steve Anthony – 12 week drawing masterclass for ages 6+ plus lots of other resources
- Emily Fox (illustrator) – Free drawing activity sheets to download
- Swapna Haddow – Free activity ideas
- Cressida Cowell is reading stories on her YouTube page.