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Remote learning information

Please find below a link for parents and carers regarding how we are supporting the education of children remotely. If you require further information please contact the class teacher via the class email or the school office on : 0208 698 5755.

New-Remote learning information document for parents /carers

Remote tips for parents pdf-click below

Pupil expectation Poster

Go through this poster with your child to remind them of their expectations while online

 

Click below to find the PDF

Tips for remote learning for pupils

Microsoft teams 365

Teachers in Elfrida have just launched  the use of Microsoft Teams. This useful learning platform allows teachers to set work and have live lessons with children in their class. Teachers have provided logins for all children in their classes. If you do not have the details or you require support with teams please - firstly contact your child's class teacher via email or secondly the school office on : 0208 698 5755. We shall try to answer any technical problems as best as possible.

 

Check out some useful links for parent/carer support on accessing Microsoft Teams. There are many more online!

Guidance 1:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/office/distance-learning-with-microsoft-365-guidance-for-parents-and-guardians-89d514f9-bf5e-4374-a731-a75d38ddd588

 

Guidance 2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SemjM2fHV2Q

 

 

 

Additonal support guide for Microsoft teams (click below)

New to remote learning-accessing through XBOX and playstation

It has been reported that parents and children can access learning platforms and educational games through personal games consoles.

Please use the link below to read how you can do this.

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/xbox-playstation-online-learning-classroom-teams-zoom

 

Please find below links for online learning. In addition please visit your child's class pages to find additional homework and directed work.

New-Oak academy home learning

Click on the links below to access learning resources for your child in the event of school or bubble closures. Each key stage holds lessons and videos in English, maths and foundation subjects.

Click on any link suitable for your child

  • Nursery and Reception (Foundation stage).
  • Year 1 and 2 (KS1)
  • Years 3-6 (KS2)

Additional online Resources across all subjects

 

Numeracy resources

 

 English resources

 

Computing Resources

 

Online Safety

  • ThinkuKnow - a great website to work through age appropriate online safety activities with your children with Home Activity packs and parents' guides updated fortnightly.
  • BBC Own It! - Useful advice and games for upper KS2 children.

 

 

Science

 

 Geography resources

 

 Spanish resources

 

History Resources

 

Art

 

Music

 

Mindfulness

 

Active activities! - Aim for 60 minutes of activity each day.....

 

Other

 

And lastly,  if you are all stuck at home, here is a useful article from Parent Zone with some family ideas on how to entertain your children safely during this time.

 

Do you want support to talk to your child about Coronovirus and school closures?

 

This is a great book written by doctors for children and illustrated by Axel Scheffler (The Gruffalo, Stick Man, Room on a Broom) 

  

 

See these resources from The Educational Psychology Service

 

See these resources from Unicef

 

Help from The Clay Centre

 

Specialist support here if your child has autism

 

Advice from Dr Catherine Sykes

Supporting adults and children to manage their anxieties at this time

Supporting your child with Home Learning

 

While we are not in school teachers will be setting work regularly for children to access on interactive platforms.

 

Purple Mash will be used to set work which teachers can mark remotely.  Children have got passwords for this. Use the link here

 

Children also have access to a number of online maths and literacy websites which they should have passwords for.  

 

Children who regularly use Lexia have passwords and this service can continue to be accessed from home.  Use the link here

 

Look at class web pages for class based work as well as the usual home learning activities and up to date spellings.

 

If you would like support in accessing anything online or would like clarification of any passwords please contact the office or email us on admin@elfrida.lewisham.sch.uk and we will help.  Please be patient with us as we will be helping a lot of parents at this time!  

 

Please take care when working online.  Click here for guides from National Online Safety

 

Don't forget to look at our own website too for online safety advice.  Click here.

 

 

Advice for Parents from the Education Endowment Foundation here

Need some structure?

 

Timetabling your day will be really important while you are working from home.  It is easy for the day to become lost, and hard to keep track of what you have been doing.

Click below for a sample timetable that might work with your family.  You do not have to use it, but it is there to help you structure your day if you wish.

Top tips for parents from Triple P

Having trouble managing snacking?

This is a difficult issue at the best of times but with everyone at home so often it could become a real challenge.  

Try setting up a 'snack shop'  This helps children understand what they are eating and use money in a real life situation.  (You can always use play or fake money if that makes life easier!)

Home learning Resources

 

Non-screen time activities

Indoor activities

Fun things to do at home  (Just ‘host’ for those in your house!)

Things to do indoors

30 day Lego challenge - Print and do!

The Great Indoors - ideas from The Scouts

Indoor Treasure Hunt - What can you find?  

Nature time - Activities to do with Nature

Off line excitement

Virtual trips

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