Home School Learning

Please share this special story with your children to help ease any concerns about their return to school. 

Foundation Phase 

https://spark.adobe.com/video/1DAtrryJL76Dz

Key Stage 2 

https://spark.adobe.com/video/9b2IxNCHZDpmu

 

Foundation Phase

Here is some information about how to log on to HWB and select J2e resources.

 

Here are some links to documents that you may find helpful. 

Tricky Word Checklist

tricky word ideas

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Helping children with Mathematics

List of Sites for home learning

Topic Ideas All About Me

Home Learning Ideas

Guide to Google classroom and Seesaw

Please find support with handwriting below 

arrows to indicate correct formation

Blank Handwriting sheet

Capital Letters

Cursive Handwriting guide for parents

Cursive Handwriting

Lower case letters

FP Home Learning Resources for Parents

We use the Jolly Phonics scheme for teaching phonics in school, please click on the button below which will take you to the Jolly Phonics website that has lots of resources available. 

Key Stage 2

Here are some links to documents that you may find helpful. 

Year 3 – 4 Statutory spelling list

Guide to Google classroom and Seesaw

Year 5 – 6 Statutory spelling list

Topic Mind Map Ideas

Home Learning Ideas KS2

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Helping children with Mathematics.Y4_5_6docx

Helping children with Mathematics Year 3

List of Sites for home learning

A fun Literacy activity

Home school ideas

Weekly plan – Plan your own learning timetable. 

Please find support with handwriting below 

Blank Handwriting sheet

 

Please find instructions below about downloading the Google Classroom App. 

Google Classroom app instructions (1)

 

Please find a video below explaining how to upload work to Google Classroom. 

 

Please find below a parents guide to Google Classroom. 

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1PDVZvie0DnFbFEVFB8U3j89o1mD5BCUXTE6ymbb9y_k/mobilepresent?slide=id.p19

 

Another fabulous video with information for those making the transition in September to Year 7

 

Social story to support transition to secondary school from primary school.  

Transition Social Story

 

To support your children with their reading and comprehension skills please log on to the Giglets website. www.giglets.com 

All children have been given a username and password to access this. 

 

Education City is a great resource to develop literacy, numeracy, ICT and science skills. 

 

HWB is a learning platform that the children can use to develop many skills. 

 

Guide to log onto Hwb

 

Would you like to be a Hwb Hero? Follow the link below and find out what to do. 

http://hwb.gov.wales/hwbheroes

 

Please find a link below that provides parents with free speech and language advice, resources and activities. 

 

Sign up for free access to a large selection of Oxford Reading Tree books. Each book has interactive activities linked to the story to make reading more fun! 

 

 

Here are some activity ideas: 

 

a range of resources that the children can access

Playing actively in and around the home

 

Sustrans Outside In, have free resources to help parents who are looking after their children at home. They provide fun ideas and inspiration for parents to bring education, health and wellbeing activities in to your home. Parents can access resources by registering for their free parent newsletter. Over four weeks, you will receive weekly videos, themed activities, games and challenges designed by their experienced school officers.

To find out more and to see a sample of the resources visit

www.sustrans.org.uk/campaigns/outside-in/sustrans-outside-in-information/

 

 

Here are some Stem activity posters with ideas to take a look at:

Plastics challenge – Poster

Plastics challenge – Poster

 

Please find Thrive activities below: 

Week One Thrive Activities

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 11 – week two (1)

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 7 – week two

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 16 – week three

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We are family talent competition. More information can be found on their dedicated website we-are-family.wales There are four categories: Performance, Art, Creativity and Superstars. Please find more information in the link below. 

IIF and Thrive

 

Looking for an Easter egg hunt alternative? Try the Thrive colour hunt! Explore your home and garden to see how many of the Thrive colours you can find, then use the boxes to draw, glue or write what you discover. 

 

https://www.thriveapproach.com/thrive-summer-activity/ 

 

 

You can also find some home learning guidance for maths below from Third Space Learning. 

https://thirdspacelearning.com/blog/home-learning-resources/

 

Some ideas for outdoor learning in the garden. 

Outdoor-Adventures-Parents-Pack

 

Please find free downloadable learning activities on TTS. 

 

Have a look on the link button below which has lots of free Welsh songs on it with backing tracks and vocal versions.  Nothing better than a sing-a-long to brighten up the day! 

 

You can find some activities that the Community Department at Glamorgan Cricket have put together. Below you will find one of their videos. 

 

 

For pupils who are at home, there are some great skills challenges. The Cool Catcher challenge is easy to do and needs very little equipment. It supports numeracy learning whilst keeping active . Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pUilVjuL0I

Also look at Flat catching on the Cricket for Girls website

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idg4Qy5Eq28&feature=youtu.be

For older children, there are also some gardens drills – look at Garden drills

https://twitter.com/skillacq/status/1242239164969390081?s=21

 

 

WWF have launched a new#LearnToLoveNature hub, which includes a suite of educational activities and ideas for children and their families. Have a look on the button below. 

 

 

Cardiff City have developed projects and some ideas that will help at home, including keeping active, motivated and resilient. 

 

This Parent Toolkit is designed to give you access to a range of Young Enterprise and Young Money resources suitable for use with children and young people as part of their home-learning. 

 

Twinkl have prepared home learning packs for all ages based on the Curriculum for Wales, week 1 – 3 are available now. The Twinkl app team have recently added in a highly requested feature where standard PDF resources can be edited using their new markup tools to allow you to write and colour on the PDF’s on screen, all without needed to print the PDF. 

 

 

You can find a video below where celebrities are encouraging children to explore their creativity and confidence at home. 

 

 

Technocamps launch virtual resources for schools and learners! Find the link below. 

 

Please find the link below for new resources from RSPB Cymru to help schools and families during this time. 

 

There are free #fieldworklive lessons for KS2 hosted by Encounter Edu and led by expert field tutors now available to book. The sessions will build students’ geographical and scientific enquiry skills in a range of inspiring locations. Click on the link below. 

Find daily lessons for homeschooling from BBC Bitesize. From year 1 up. 

 

Opportunities for your children to learn from home with WWF. Next week shines a light on our coastal seas. Follow the link below for more information. 

 

More opportunities to learn from home with WWF. The focus this week is on Forests! Click on the button below to visit the website. 

 

Brand new learning website, First aid champions, to help give some fresh ideas for home-schooling. 

 

Remember the staff at Aberdare Park Primary were babies once…and here’s the proof! See if you can match these photos to the correct staff member. The answers will be updated onto Twitter and the school website in the next couple of weeks. Have fun Home Heroes

Quiz one explanation

Quiz one

 

 

Please find a link below about talking to children about the Coronavirus.  

Talking to children about Coronavirus