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Return to school countdown:

We are ready to see you back in school on Monday - watch this quick video to see your clasrooms.

Click here to see the pictures.

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Return to school countdown:

As we approach Monday 8th March 2021 and our return to school, we thought that you might find the sheets below useful for those children who may require a visual countdown to help them prepare for their return. The countdown on the sheet begins on Monday 1st March.

If you or your children have any worries or questions about the return to school then please get in touch with the school, and we will do our best to help you.

During this time when you are keeping your children safe at home, please use the Year Group links below to access online learning. We also know that some of you will be using the paper packs of work that we have set for the children to use. 

**NEW paper packs will be available from the office fortnightly:

*week beginning Monday 18th January 2021*      *week beginning Monday 1st February 2021*

Snow!       Nursery                 Reception                 Year 1                 Year 2

Morning Robins               Afternoon Robins

Please use the year group email addresses to send pictures of any work completed for the teachers to be able to feed back to you.

            nursery@greenvale.medway.sch.uk            FS@greenvale.medway.sch.uk            yr1@greenvale.medway.sch.uk            yr2@greenvale.medway.sch.uk   

If you do not have access to email pictures, work or queries in, then we will accept paper packs being returned when you come to collect further work as directed at a future date.

Thank you all for your support with your children's learning at home.  

Parents - if you feel it is more appropriate to develop or challenge your child's learning or if they have additional needs please look through the online learning we have set for other year groups too. The link below will take you to the SEND section of the Oak Academy website for any children who have additional needs.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/specialist

PE:

My Active Rainbow Challenge - Spring Edition! download here

The My Active Rainbow Challenge- Spring Edition aims to keep young people fit and healthy at home, with fun, easy and creative ways to keep bodies and minds active, through challenges which can be completed at home.The My Active Rainbow Challenge is FREE for all schools and families with school-aged children in Kent and Medway. Use it for ideas, or complete a whole set of challenges and colour in a certificate.

There are five £500 and five £250 sporting goods vouchers, plus ten trophies, to be won by the schools with the highest percentage engagement. Please join in to hekp us to be in with a chance of winning a prize!

 

 

We all know that keeping physically active is very important. We know that Joe Wicks is doing his part to keep us fit and healthy, but you could also try some of the ideas here at the 'This is PE' site - we'd love to hear from you about which challenges you have completed!

https://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/thisispe-supporting-parents-to-teach-pe-at-home/

Helping at home

Please use the list below to further support your child's learning at home - these sites can be used at any time, but particularly during any self-isolation.

We also have a Remote Learning Plan in place.

Maths - 

For all year groups - this link will take you to the planning and lessons we follow in school for maths.  Great to keep children engaged and involved in maths! 

 https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

Reading and Writing - 

Letters and Sounds for home and school - the DfE YouTube channel offering daily phonics sessions aimed at Reception and Year 1 children. In school we follow SoundsWrite, but this is still a very useful set of videos for supporting at home.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP_FbjYUP_UtldV2K_-niWw

 

A new initiative to support children with their reading:

https://turnonthesubtitles.org/

A lovely site with beautiful pictures to look at and questions to spark the imagination. 

https://www.onceuponapicture.co.uk/

 

This site has e-books, phonics, spelling, maths and timestables. The activites are for suitable for 3-11 year olds.

  https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/.

 

Sounds and spelling patterns taught and used from Reception to Year 2    

Phoneme mat

 

Free to use on phone, tablet or computer.

 https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

 

Phonics comics - a lovely site offering online decodable comics to read

https://www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk/comics.html

 

Phonicsplay - the site is offering free access to it's resources while schools are closed.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk

 

Julia Donaldson Story packs available to download from Scholastic - or look on screen and copy them out!

https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/content/FREE-Julia-Donaldson-and-Axel-Scheffler-Home-Learning-Packs-40114

 

P.E. - 

Families are able to access these fun fitness and movement videos

 https://www.gonoodle.com/for-families/

 

This site offers fun resources to get you moving and learning 

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

 

Other learning opportunities - 

BBC Schools Radio  - Learning resources for primary schools offering video, audio and downloads for Early Years, KS1 & KS2 covering a range of subjects.

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p007g5y4

 

Sites which support learning English and extending vocabulary

These sites offer a selection of games that children can use to practice learning English in a fun way. Mainly aimed at children who are learning English but also useful for young children extending their language.

www.gamestolearnenglish.com 

www.learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org 

www.worldstories.org.uk 

www.mamalisa.com 

Previous learning

During the academic year 2019-20 we made the following available to parents and carers to support learning from home:

Term 5 2019-20 resources

Term 6 2019-20 resources

Elmer Day resources

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