Keeping routines in place will help your child be successful whilst they are learning at home and we highly recommend putting a timetable in place to support them. Click here for an example timetable.
REMOTE LEARNING FOR CHILDREN
Details of activities provided by class teachers will be sent to children who are self-isolating this term via their school email.
Click here for previous remote learning (terms 1 to 4).
Click here for a guide on how to access remote learning via a games console or television.
Click here for remote learning information for parents and carers.
To help you to continue learning at home please go to our Children's Page where you will find lots of online activities.
Links to further online activities and resources are available below.
Oak National Academy - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Click here to access a bank of high-quality, sequenced lessons and resources created by teachers. This covers a range of subjects including English, maths and art.
BBC Bite Size - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Click here for BBC's new TV channel, podcasts, videos, and lessons each day online.
Click here for 50 things to do.
Click here for details of Mind's sunflower competition
The government has now published a list of online education resources which you can access by clicking here.
Click here for information on how to help children aged 2 to 4 to learn at home.
For your older kids, here are 50 free revision resources for 11+, GCSEs and A-Levels:
WELLBEING AND MINDFULNESS
PlaceBe Mental Health Week Workbook here.
Wellbeing activity ideas for families here.
Message from PlaceBe here.
Stay positive by downloading and completing a Positivity journal here.
Try our calming hands breathing activity by clicking here and also our tense and relax activity by clicking here.
Mental Health Awareness Week: Click here for resources to raise awareness, get us all talking and give us ideas for how we can show and celebrate our kindness.
Take a look at the online book 'Dave the dog is worried about coronavirus' by clicking here.
CEOP and Parent Zone have published some advice on how to look after your family's mental health which you can download by clicking here.
Other useful links:
LITERACY & PHONICS (FOUNDATION STAGE & KS1)
First 100 High Frequency Words
Next 200 High Frequency Words
Other useful links:
www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/literacy/literacy-phonics (code: CVDTWINKLHELPS)
www.twinkl.co.uk (code: CVDTWINKLHELPS)
Free times table checker created by Carol Vorderman is available here.
White Rose daily maths activities. Click here for daily activities for each year group including Early Years.
Daily Dollop of Maths. Videos aimed at Year 1 and Year 2 published by ICT Games here.
Other useful links:
Try some interesting science activities by signing up to Explorify completely free of charge. Includes activities for all age groups available at https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk
Mr Eiffe has been experimenting at home. Look at his examples and try an investigation yourself. Click on this link for some ideas: https://sciencebob.com
Find out how to receive free seeds and grow your own at home. You don't even need a garden! Click on Medway Grows and Medway's information sheet to find out more.
Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests https://cosmicshambles.com/stayathome/upcoming-schedule
Nature activities: https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/04/nature-activities-for-kids-to-do-at-home-part-two/
STEM competition: Click here to register for the "If you were an engineer, what would you do?" home learning project and to see online interviews with engineers, along with activties to get you thinking like an engineer.
ThinkUKnow (e-Safety) activities are available at:
Movement and mindfulness for children at www.gonoodle.com
Want to practice your yoga at home? Click on Yoga movements
Check out the Kent School Games 'Active Rainbow Challenge'. Have a go at the range of activities and you could even win prizes.
Supporting parents to teach PE at home: Click here to access short two-minute videos that show parents free, fun and easy to follow PE activities for the whole family.
Click here for the Art Room at Home projects which help adults and children to make something together, and will support the wellbeing of both the child and their adults.
Click here for a Dickens paper flower activity.