If you need some help or support with the Oak Class home learning, or if you would like to show Mrs Giron or Mrs Bowen what you have been doing, you can email them directly by clicking on Oak Home Learning.
Mrs Jones would also love to hear what you are doing, you can contact her at Mrs Jones' Mailbox.
Mrs Thorne, our ELSA, is also on hand to provide additional support if you need it. She can be contacted at Mrs Thorne's Mailbox.
ParentZone are offering 3-month FREE membership to their Digital Resilience Programme Membership which offers resources for parents, plus unlimited access to the Parent Lounge, which is a specialist area just for parents packed full of resources to help families boost children's digital resilience and keep them safer online. This is for parents/carers to stay engaged and connected, to support them through school-closure.
Oursaferschools.co.uk: This site has lots of resources, covering a range of themes including how to discuss the virus with your child and online safety. Option to sign up for their free newsletter.
Thinkuknow The links provided aim to support families with managing isolation, well-being, home-education and behaviour – they include a colourful activity worksheet for younger children which explores the virus and their feelings, and new 15 minute online safety activity packs from ThinkUknow.Link to www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Monday 18th May
Thank you for keeping in touch with your amazing blogs and emails, we love hearing what you have been getting up to. This week we are on week 4 of Oak National Academy, we hope you are enjoying the lessons. Don't forget to try the challenges that are on the newsletter.
With kind thoughts to you and your families,
Mrs Giron and Mrs Bowen.
Monday 11th May
We hope you had a fantastic weekend and especially enjoyed the 75th anniversary of VE day. This week we continue to follow the lessons on The National Oak Academy, starting on week 3. The non screen based activities are there too and don't forget the challenges in the Newsletter. There is a link also to The Book of Hopes, a beautiful story collection from over 110 children's authors and illustrators, edited by Katherine Rundell. You can read it for free, if you follow the link.
With love and best wishes,
Mrs Giron and Mrs Bowen
Monday 4th May
We hope you have had a fun filled week. Please open up the word document to see home learning suggestions for this week.
The home learning continues to follow The National Oak Academy, starting on week 2-we are just one week behind. On the word document we have included some non computer based activities that are related to last weeks learning. Most importantly, please continue to take care of yourselves, we have included some mindfulness too.
Mrs Giron and Mrs Bowen
We hope you are enjoying the sunshine. Thank you for all your messages, blogs and for chatting to us this week when we phoned- it was great to hear what you've been up to. We are so fortunate to have so many amazing resources that support home learning. This week we would like to introduce you to The Oak National Academy and BBC Bitesize. Two great resources that we hope will make home learning more fun for your children and easier for you to use. The feedback so far is really positive from parents throughout the country-so we hope you like using it too. Please keep communicating with us, we are here to answer any questions- we love hearing from you.
Mrs Giron and Mrs Bowen
Monday 20th April
Welcome back to Home learning. We hope you enjoyed the Easter Holidays, it has been great to keep in touch with you through your blogs and messages. If you open the following document, you will see what you will be home learning this week. Please message us, if you need any clarification, also we will be phoning you this week, so let us know how you are getting on.
Mrs. Giron and Mrs Bowen.
Please note the log in for My Maths is:
WELL DONE to all of Oak Class for all your fabulous home learning. It has been great to hear all the news of what you have been doing on our Purple Mash blogs and to receive emails of what you've been up to, with the fabulous attached photos. Thank you so much.
We will look forward to catching up with you early next week, when we will phone to have a chat. Enjoy the two weeks Easter Holiday. On Monday 20th April look back again on this web page for new home learning. Don't forget to keep in touch, we will keep approving your blog posts and messages.
With Best Wishes for a Happy Easter,
Mrs. Giron and Mrs. Bowen
We hope you are enjoying the sunshine and are finding the updates to ideas on our class page useful to support your home learning.We love seeing all your messages on our blogs on Purple Mash. It's so great to hear from you all. If you need fancy a maths challenge or simply a game to play then follow the links below.
NRich have a page full of games to play with just 2 players.https://nrich.maths.org/fortwo.
They also have a primary live page https://nrich.maths.org/8495 that is updated reguraly. they set problems and games. You can send in thoughts, ideas, workings out and solutions, and then they'll publish them after a suitable time so that their archives are complete with both problems and solutions. On average problems remain live for about six weeks. They have a "Submit a solution" link to the left of the Problem title.
Log on to Joe Wicks live daily P.E. Video at 9:00 a.m. every morning. If you miss it live, you will still be able to access it.
Why not learn a language? Using Duolingo, you can learn a language. it is totally free.
Welcome to Oak messages.
Your child has brought home a home learning pack. Start by looking at the overview, this overview will guide you through activities that your child has been set, in the event of school closure. On Purple Mash children will be set 2 do tasks, that will be updated regularly. The reading activities are ongoing. The story writing task should take your child two weeks and can be handwritten or completed on a computer. Look at The Home Learning Support for KS2, it gives lots of other activities for your guidance.
We will update this message regularly.
With Best Wishes,
Mrs. Giron and Mrs. Bowen.
Or you can send an email directly to the class email address