Click here and follow the class teacher’s instructions sent in emails to learn new letter sounds. These are differentiated for classes and groups. As we use the Sounds Write scheme they are not in the same order as they are taught in Letters and Sounds – please follow our scheme.
Support with the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check
Talk for Writing
We use the Talk for Writing process and have an annual overview in our Curriculum section of the school website. Teachers will follow our planned curriculum, however in the event of staff shortages or immediate school closures, you may be directed to use one of the home learning booklets, provided by the Talk for Writing team.
White Rose Maths resources are used in school to teach the children, using the Mastery Approach. These can be accessed and used at home too. Your child’s class teacher will direct you to the current concept or learning.
Class teachers will direct the learning for Foundation Subjects, dependent on the agreed curriculum for the term. Links will be provided, where possible to the Oak National Academy. Here you will find pre-recorded lessons and support for particular subjects, concepts and themes.
We follow the REAL PE sports scheme of work. Please see the curriculum section of the school website for details. The class teacher and Sports Curriculum Lead will direct you on activities that will support pupils sport and movement at home.
Well-being is priority. We provide paper packs to support children at home with strategies and techniques to help them with their mental and physical well-being. These also link to our school values of to help them in our school values: Perseverance, Confidence, Resilience, Determination, Pride and Independence.
School use the Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning programme. Here are some ideas and activities to do at home: https://www.ghll.org.uk/post-covid19/home-learning/
The following organisations offer information and support on mental health and wellbeing:
Young people can get free, confidential support at any time from government-backed voluntary and community sector organisations by:
• texting SHOUT to 85258
• calling Childline on 0800 1111
• calling the Mix on 0808 808 499
Resources for parents of children with SEND
There are a range of other organisations to create extra resources for parents of children with SEND:
• COVID-19 educational resourcesfrom The Sensory Projects
• SEND-specific resources for learning from homefrom Tech Ability
• advice on supporting children with a learning disability or autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)from the Council for Disabled Children
• resources for under 5sfrom the Early Years Alliance
Curriculum materials are also available:
• specialist content for pupils with SEND from Oak National Academy
Class teachers have sent out My Plans for children with Special Educational Needs. The teaching staff have produced personalised games and activities for all SEND pupils to support them in achieving their targets.
For Adult Learning:
There are some very good free courses available for adult learning:
In the Education section there are courses including Learning how to Learn, Play and the brain, Attachment in the Early Years, English and SEND….. and much more.