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Caythorpe Primary School

Inspiring the future

Enchanted Forest

Reception and Year 1

Ms Riches and Mrs Dewey

Dates for your Diary

Home Learning

E-Bug - 13.05.20 - online games and resources to support children's understanding of the Corona Virus and how germs and viruses spread; including the importance of hand washing and respiratory hygiene. These resources will support children's transition back into school.

 Helping a young child write - helpful tips for writing with young children

 Helping a young child read - helpful tips for reading with young children

You'll find daily lessons for homeschooling in Maths and English for every year group, as well as regular lessons in Science, History, Geography and more.

NEW! Oak Academy Online lessons - These are excellent!

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Internet Safety

UPDATED 17.06.20 Clink this link to access online home learning packs. This page has been created to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, new home activity packs, including reward charts, will be released with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.

You can also find more information in the download section at the bottom of the page including the DFE helpline and appendix to our Safeguarding policy regarding COVID19 ( available to download below).

Maths -

What to do if your child says "I hate Maths!" A helpful video

Reading and Phonics

PSHCE and Well-Being

New 31.05.20- Please see below five factsheets for parents and practitioners with the aim of providing information by using trauma awareness about children's and adult's emotional behaviour: You may access the full Rockpool website via the link.

  • Factsheet 1: Being Safe
  • One way of acknowledging your child’s distress is to be open about the fears and anxieties that are around at the moment.  Giving them information about what is happening and helping then feel safe is the most important thing you can do. This link takes you to a version of a free book by the author of the Gruffalo which explains the virus and on the back page are links to lots of other resources.  
  • This is a link for older children on Flight/Fight and feeling anxious.
  •  This is a link for younger children.
  • This link takes you to a really nice video that the whole family can watch – you can even make the ‘Glitter jars’ if you have the right stuff.
  • The following fact sheets have other useful links to helpful videos and activities.
  • Factsheet 2: Keeping Connected
  • Factsheet 3: Understanding Resilience
  • Factsheet 4: A Nurturing Environment
  • Factsheet 5: Understanding Emotions and Healthy Relationships

Free parent resources supporting your child's well being through Corona Virus. From the Clear Sky - a children's charity. Play & Creative Arts Therapy creates a safe environment for children who are having difficulties to explore and express themselves through the language of play.

One of the most important ways to keep mentally healthy is to have routine and structure, and to maintain a healthy sleep pattern. The Education Endowment Foundation (EFF) have produced a series of checklists to help parents and children manage their routines. Download the "supporting home learning routines" document to help plan your day. All the EEF materials to support home learning can be found here.

PE

Are you being active for the recommended 60 minutes a day? Download this amazing Physical Activity Recording Sheet to record your activities and for lots of ideas to keep active even when it's raining outside. Why not post your activities on our twitter page?

  • https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape Oti Mabuse, Strictly come Dancing star has created Disney themed dance lessons live from 11:30 each day. All of her videos are available to watch on Youtube.
  • Obstacle course – Challenge yourself! Create an obstacle course outside using items around the home/garden and time yourself. 
  • CGS Outread are posting a challenge a day via twitter - give one a go and tweet your attempt for a Sports Values Sticker - Caythorpe already have "Passion"
  • Keep fit with Joe Wicks - PE with Joe - Daily workouts at 9.00, Monday to Friday. 
  • GoNoodle - movement and mindfulness videos created by experts to get children moving
  • BBC Supermovers - Fun curriculum linked resources to get your children moving while they learn. Join the Super Movement! Discover all the benefits to active learning 

 

PE

Please can your child keep a named PE kit in school all week (dark shorts and/or jogging bottoms, a white T-shirt and trainers or plimsolls.) If the weather is fine, PE may take place outdoors so please make sure your child has an outdoor kit. Please can you also ensure that all items of school clothing are named to prevent any mix-ups at the end of the day.

Homework

All Y1 and Y2 children have homework books and tasks to complete. These tasks are stuck inside the children's homework books. There is also a link below. We would like the children to complete at least four tasks per term. If homework is brought in on a Friday it will be shared with the rest of the class. We would also like children to practise their weekly spellings.

Reading

Children benefit hugely from reading every day. Please can you try to read as often as possible with your children and check and sign their reading diaries.

Tapestry

All Reception children have their own Tapestry account which we use to record their daily learning. Please check the account regularly to find out what your children have been up to in school!

High Street, Caythorpe, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3DR

01400 272600