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Home Learning

We know things are very different now to how they usually are and that some of you may feel anxious and worried, but all your teachers are thinking about you and are available if you want to contact them.

 

Remember - Be Safe and Be Kind!

 

You should have all received a Home Learning pack from your teacher but below are some extra things you can do while you are at home….

 

There are lots of things you can do at home to help yourself with your learning.

Think about our Learning Habits - Be Resilient, Active, Responsible and Independent.

We are starting to add photos to our Gallery page so if you do something interesting or fun, ask your adult to send us a photo (via your class teacher) or to msouth@warrendell.herts.sch.uk

Latest Links

These are the latest links I have found for different activities while you are learning at home.

 

Harry Potter at Home-Listen to celebrities reading the first Harry Potter book, quizzes, wordsearch etc.

 

Kew Gardens - Learn about different plants with lots of activities to do.

 

The Shed School - Maths and English for KS1

 

Ready Set Ride - activities and ideas to do with bike riding

 

Eden Project - garden and nature based activities

 

Chiltern Open Air Museum -history based resources and activities

 

If you would like to read something that explains the Corona Virus to children, see the document below.

 

Exercise

It is important to stay fit and healthy. If you can, spend some time outside each day but if that is not possible, you can always exercise indoors. Remember if you do go outside you must not get too close to other people.

Every morning at 9am Joe Wicks will be doing a fitness session on You Tube. Ask your parents if you can join in - we will be in school.

Joe Wicks

Lots of things to do...

We have adopted the Agora Pledge which says what we will do for you by the time you are 11. At the moment some of these are on hold until we are able to restart our trips. So in the meantime have a look at these:

Scouts Association The Great Indoors - there are lots of fun activities you can do at home. Some may take a bit of planning so be patient but maybe you could plan an activity for later in the week when you have tried to get together anything you might need.

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ - the National Trust have some great ideas of fun things to do. Some may need a garden or open space but some like watching a sunrise (sorry mums and dads!) could be done at home.

Little Bins for Little Hands - STEM based activities

RSPCA at home - fun activities to make and do

 

Reading

Try to read every day.

You should have a book from school but please read your own if you would prefer. At the moment South Oxhey library is shut but if you have a library card you can borrow eBooks-ask your adult to look at the library website below.

 

The Gruffalo - lots of activities and story time every week

The World of David Walliams has lots of fun activities based on his books. Why don't you have a look? 

The Roald Dahl site also has lots of things to do. Which is your favourite?

Oliver Jeffers who has written some brilliant books, including The Day the Crayons Quit is reading a story everyday at 6pm on Instagram- ask your adults to search for it for you.

Audible have opened up their catalogue of audio books for free!

Walker Books have a YouTube channel with readings of some of their books.

British Library - lots of ideas for literacy activities

 Harper Collins - links to story times and other book based activities

 

Phonics and Spelling

Phonics play has opened up their site for free access. 

You can go on their original site www.phonicsplay.co.uk - but you might have to use Internet Explorer

Or most of their new site is working and it is better for phones and tablets www.new.phonicsplay.co.uk

For both sites the details are:

User name is march20 

Password home

Phonics Play Comics - once you have practised your sounds, try reading the matching comic.

Spelling Frame - practise your spellings here by playing tile games or take a test to see how much you know. For all year groups.

 

Maths

There are lots of sites you can access to practise your maths skills:

TT Rockstars

Top Marks

Hit the Button

White Rose Maths

Maths is Fun - it does what it says! lots of fun activities. You can even play chess!

Maths Frame - a good selection of games to play.

The Maths Factor - this is currently free to join. Created by Carol Vorderman

 

 

 

A bit of everything!

Sam Learning has lots of activities and games for different subjects. If you cannot remember your password, ask your class teacher.

Our centre number is wd19wd

ictgames.com - lots of fun games for maths and English. My favourite is Funky Mummy What's yours?

BBC Bitesize KS1

BBC Bitesize KS2 Bitesize is being updated everyday at the moment so keep going back to check what's new.

BBC Bitesize Daily lessons - lessons for all ages, new ones added every day

Primary Homework Help has lots of information about different topics.

National Geographic Kids has articles on Geography, Science, History and more.

 

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Keeping safe and informed

The adult news can be confusing at scary at times.

If you want to know what is happening in the world have a look at Newsround - it's much easier to understand and a new episode is released every day.

 

You will have heard so many people talking about the importance of washing your hands again and again and again!

If you need a reminder how to make sure every part of your hands are clean watch this.

 

There are lots of internet sites you could use but remember how to stay safe on-line.

 

Click on the E-Safety page and have a look if you need help.

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