Over the coming weeks we shall be adding information which is specific to your child’s class; you will find this information under their class page on this menu. At the moment we shall continue to post general information, including weekly updates on this page. For ease, I’ll post the most recent additions at the top of the page.
I hope this finds everyone well and you have been enjoying this nice sunny weather. Here is an updated list of exciting things you can do online this week. Have a go and have fun. Take care.
Please see the post below from the Scottish Government website.
We have brought together an initial list of online educational resources to help children to learn at home.
These websites have been identified by some of the country’s leading educational experts and offer a wide range of support and resources for pupils of all ages.
The list includes subject-specific resources for:
They are currently being offered for free.
Individual resources cannot replace a school’s properly planned curriculum, and the resources in this list are not intended to do so.
They may be useful for parents in considering how they could support their children’s education, but they should not be used in place of existing resources which schools may be using as part of their continued provision for pupils’ education at this time.
Schools may also wish to explore this initial list of resources as they consider how they continue to support children’s education.
We will review and update the list over time. Details on how that will work will be provided in the coming weeks.
This list of resources is not exhaustive and there are many other resources available to schools.
Before using these resources, you should refer to the guidance ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19): safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers’, which has further information on how to keep children safe online.
After the Easter holidays, here is a resource which you may like to use to support your child with online safety. There are activities for children in the following age categories –
This page has been created to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, we will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.
Schools-out.org is a free resource created by parents for parents to collate and suggest ideas, learning and fun activities for young children at home.
It has various sections –
Live and Active
Apps and Games
Watch and Learn
You can access it at the link below.
ABC MUSIC HOMESCHOOL RESOURCES GO LIVE!
ABC Creative Music are delighted to launch the FREE ABC Music Home School at www.abcmusichomeschool.org.uk.
This resource is free to all parents – you just need to register and set up a password to use.
We have adapted our award-winning resources for schools and nurseries so that parents and other adult caregivers can confidently teach their children music at home. Even if you have no musical experience, we promise our resources are easy to use.
ABC Music Home School offers the following: –
- age-targeted activity plans for parents and children
- online interactive music, games & videos
- timetable of live music lessons delivered by trainer on screen
- downloadable worksheets
- downloadable virtual instruments for phones and tablets
- material to learn French and Spanish through music
- resources for learning literacy and numeracy with music
We offer a range of easy to use material from Early Years to the end of Primary, focussing initially on Early Years to P3. We will also have a regular programme of online live music lessons parents and children can watch together – these will introduce parents to activities and resources on the website as well as being fun and engaging for children.
Simply go to the website to register today.
Please share far and wide and remember this resource is free!!
If you have any questions please email me email@example.com
Week 2 – What’s Happening Online
Please click on the link below from some new and exciting ideas of things to do online this week. We hope you are all safe and well and not too exhausted from all the Joe Wick’s workouts!
Week 1 – What’s Happening Online
We all know these are challenging times. Throughout it all many people have become very creative and are offering some fantastic activities to do at home. Please click on the link below to see dates and times. If you have any further suggestions please send them to: firstname.lastname@example.org and we can add them to next week’s list. I hope you are all staying safe and well.