School reopening

Local Authority Letter for Parents/Carers

Following the Government announcements we are planning to reopen school on Tuesday 2nd June for Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 children if the Government decides that it is safe to do so. 
Please click here for more information.  
Individual letters to parents/carers outlining the specific arrangements applicable to their child(ren) have now been emailed.

Postponed Nursery Reopening

Return to school - Early Years (Reception) Additional Information

Return to School - Year 1 & Year 6 Additional Information

Communication 
Our School office will be open to deal with email enquiries. Please email A3362@telford.gov.uk. 
May we please remind you not to visit the office unless it is connected to key worker care, to avoid social contact. 

Free School Meals - Voucher Scheme
Free School Meals vouchers are being issued to all our families who are eligible for this provision.
Further information can be found at https://www.edenred.co.uk/reward-recipients/Free-School-Meal-Vouchers/

Please note that the Department for Education have advised that vouchers won't be issued for the week commencing 25th May due to it being half term week.

If anyone requires urgent help please contact Telford Crisis on 01952 380400. For any other queries relating to free school meals please contact freeschoolmeals@telford.gov.uk

Home Learning
 
Please see below guidance from the Department of Education for parents and carers looking after primary school children at home:
Help primary school children continue their education during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Oak National Academy is a new collection of high quality lessons and online resources. Backed by the Government, it has been created in response to the coronavirus lockdown. It offers free access to great teachers delivering video lessons, quizzes and worksheets.
Please go to https://www.thenational.academy

If you would like to keep in touch with school and share photos of what your children have been getting up to at home please feel free to email us at A3362@telford.gov.uk and we will upload the images to our Home Learning Gallery for everyone to enjoy!

Other resources and useful links:

Art, Geography, Science
The Nightingale Hospital needs your pictures! If you have artistic children who would like a chance to say thank you to the NHS please click here to find out more about how to take part!
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/terrific-scientific
https://www.stem.org.uk/primary-science
https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html

Health & Wellbeing
Apps & websites supporting emotional health & wellbeing
Beam - Phone Based Support
Beam - Lockdown and Transitions
Beam Guide - Talking to your child about COVID
 
National Organisations & Online Resources
Coronavirus - A book for children
https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/beam/coronavirus
https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities
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ttps://print-and-play.asmodee.fun/ 
https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/
WHO - Helping children cope with stress
https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/
Covibook
Shropshire Community Health - We are still here for you The Mental Health Support Team

Maths & English
www.twinkl.co.uk
https://www.topmarks.co.uk
https://www.literacyshedplus.com/en-gb/browse/free-resources
http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/
https://monsterphonics.com/free-resources/
https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/
https://www.education.com/worksheets/phonological-awareness/
https://www.teachwire.net/news/spelling-resources-for-ks1-and-ks2
https://www.risingstars-uk.com/subjects/english-language/rising-stars-spelling/free-stuff
http://homeworkhelp.stjohnssevenoaks.com/interactive/literacy.html
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Times Table Songs
https://www.themathsfactor.com/
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games
https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/
Online Phonics Lessons
Soundpots

Physical Education
PE with Joe Wicks
Cosmic Kids Yoga
Ideas for Physical Education
KS1 & KS2 PE - Stay at home activities
https://healthytelford.com
https://kidz-fit.co.uk/kidz-zone/

Support for Parents/Carers
For information regarding various support services please click here
https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/
Parents' digital safety and wellbeing kit
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy - Coronavirus anxiety
https://www.leapers.co/resources/little-guides/coronavirus-working-from-home
https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19
A Parent's Guide to Promoting Early Learning and Development at Home (aged 0-5)


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