Video from the Children
Thank you to the parents and children for the gorgeous video sent to the staff at school.
We are truly blessed to have the children we do at our school. It will be such a special day when we are all together again.
All the staff were really touched to receive this video.
You can view the video below.
Thank you all.
The DFE have produced an excellent resource for home learning that you may wish to use.
The Oakwood National Academy have streamed online lessons with teachers (rather than you) doing the teaching.
We are more than happy for you to use the resources for your child/children’s year group and use whatever (if anything) you find useful.
This may suit some parents/carers circumstances more than the class learning packs. Please do what works for you.
The link is https://www.thenational.academy/
Mrs Rooke, who teaches some of our classes the ukulele, has added some links below for the children to play along with. If the children do not have an instrument they can use pots and pans. Enjoy!
Mrs Rooke has sent two more guitar play along videos if the children would like to have a go.
Please see below a useful guide for parents/carers from the East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership. There are links to both national and local support and the family lives forum will be useful for those parents who are feeling particularly isolated as it provides a safe space to chat with other parents.
Design a Superhero Teddy Bear Competition
A message from John Lewis and Partners
We’re launching a competition to find a superhero teddy bear, and we need your help designing it. The winning teddy will be sold in John Lewis and Waitrose shops later this year, with 100% of the profits going to the NHS
DESIGN YOUR TEDDY BEAR
In honour of our incredible carers at the NHS, we need designs for superhero-themed bears – don’t feel like you have to stick to the traditional brown bear – we want to see all kinds of super teddies.
Try and incorporate unique elements through colours, patterns, capes, masks – whatever feels exciting for you, but please avoid using any recognisable icons in your designs, such as the ‘NHS’ lettering or Superman logos.
HOW TO ENTER
Share your superhero teddy bear design with us by 5pm on 8 May 2020. An adult over the age of 18 should submit a photo of your design in one of the following two ways:
Share your designs by email to
or posted through a public Instagram or Twitter account with the hashtag
For more information, click on the following link and scroll down.
NHS Job Advert
Ready. Steady. Science!
This document is a collection of fun and creative science experiments using household items and is for children aged 4-11. To access the website with further activities the children need to click on the link at the bottom of page 1 of the document and open the BPES website: bp.com/bpes; then click on 'Enter a student code' (top right on all pages if you are not logged in) and finally enter the student code 40154.
Please see below Create Coping Skills Champions at Home which has a range of activities for families to do together to identify feelings and practice coping strategies
World Health Organisation - below is a link to a page on the website with support and parenting tips and advice.
Sebda – Anxiety in Children / 12 Practical Ideas for Home
Road Safety activity sheets for children of different ages.
Year 1 and Year 2
Year 3 and Year 4
Year 5 and Year 6
Please see the document below with ideas and resources you can use if you fancy something different. The document contains: a list of website links with free access; support and advice for dealing with anxiety and mental health during these times; a couple of recipes; Lego therapy fun ideas sheet; support for children with SEND, 100+ simple indoor activity ideas; mindfulness colouring and other daily resources that are on offer.
Please see below a really useful book to read to the children about Coronavirus. You will need to scroll the bottom bar left to right at the bottom of the document to see all of the pages.
The Little Movers physical activity pack is uploaded below. Enjoy!
Below is a link to a list of online education resources for home education that have been complied by the Government. With the learning packs that have been uploaded for each class we feel there is ample learning for the children to complete, but we wanted to share this list for anyone who wanted to look at further resources.
Coronavirus (COVID 19): list of online education resources for home education - GOV.UK
In the document uploaded below you will find fun and creative ideas and ways to help the children learn their spellings – please take a look!
The document uploaded below called ‘Reading Activities’ will offer the children a range of tasks and activities that they can complete for their current reading book or any book they have read.
Competition for pupils ages 5-12
Please see below a link to a Competition being run by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to support families at this difficult time. Using Minecraft Education Edition, families can come together as a team and use construction skills to design and build a winning structure that is unique, sustainable and environmentally friendly all the while having fun indoors. The competition is open to pupils ages 5 to 12.
Best wishes and good luck!
Our school has been given a free trial of NumBots (numbots.com) which ends on 23rd June 2020. All of our children with a TT Rock Stars account can login to play numbots.com with the same credentials. Enjoy and do let us know if you enjoy the site.
BBC Bitesize Daily
BBC Bitesize will be offering a new TV channel, podcasts, videos and lessons each day online starting at 9.00am on Monday 20th April. There are lessons targeted at different age groups available. Visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn9447h to find out more.
Please see below a leaflet from the Government on what to do to help stop the spread of coronavirus, including information on symptoms and government support.
Please find below an uploaded letter from Humberside Police Cyber Security Team which gives some useful links for families about staying safe online.
Please see below advice, guidance, links to videos and social stories from the East Riding Educational Psychology Service, to support you and your child during these uncertain times.
The Family First Aid Challenge is shown below. This is something a little different to the children's Learning Packs that they could have a go at whilst at home.
Some alternatives in addition to the children's learning packs are shown below:
Below is the letter explaining how learning will be continued for the children away from school.
Please see below a list of useful websites.
Please see below a leaflet and Social Stories to help you talk to your children at home about Coronavirus.