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Whilst schools are closed, Western Road Community Primary School is remaining open for some children, following the guidance from the DfE:
While the children are at home, staff will be on site on a rotational basis and working remotely.
Each class has a dedicated page for home learning which is updated on a weekly basis.
If you need to contact your child's class teacher to clarify any queries, or if you need additional suggestions for activities etc, please contact them through their Key Stage Leader:
EYFS, Years One and Two - Louisa Adams email@example.com
Years Three to Six - Rea Hamilton firstname.lastname@example.org
SENCo support - Val Bradshaw email@example.com
Any queries - Irena Wooler firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are some new resources to help encourage reading at home.
National Shelf Service
Want to love the outdoors the WWF are providing an ever changing series of resources with some daily webinars.
In the event of school closures, you can find some learning opportunities here:
Please ensure your child reads every day and discusses what they have read with an adult and enjoys fresh air wherever possible.
mymaths.co.uk (Years 3 - 6) each child has a personal log in - please contact the school if you do not know what it is.
TT Rock Stars (Years 2 - 6) each child has a personal log in and Year 1 children have logins for Numbots, part of TT Rock Stars. TTR log ins will work on NumBots too! NumBots Introductory film
Thinkuknow - Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.
Twinkl - offering free home learning packs for each year group.
www.discoveryeducation.co.uk - Espresso coding (logins have been emailed to parents and carers)
Listen to 100s of kids' audiobooks, incl Beatrix Potter and Winnie the Pooh (normally £11-£15)
With the majority of schoolchildren across the UK now learning from home, Audible has released a collection of audiobooks for free, which it says will be available 'for as long as schools are closed'.
Books include Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Secret Garden, Winnie the Pooh and Timeless Tales of Beatrix Potter.
If you (or your kids) prefer to read rather than listen, see our 11 cheap Kindle book hacks, including how to get any book from the Harry Potter series for free.