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Home Learning

Remote Learning Survey

As we are nearing the end of remote learning and home schooling, following the Government’s announcement that all children will return to school on Monday 8 March, we would be very grateful if you could complete this short survey as it will help us gather your views on our school's provision of remote learning during the current lockdown.

 

The deadline for completing this survey is 5pm on Friday 5 March 2021. Please click on the link below:

https://forms.gle/PJMQBi5VaWz1XGXq7

Google Classroom 

Click on the link below to take you to the section on Google Classroom. Here you can read all about Google Classroom, watch a step by step video on how to use it, and find information on other ways to access it, including the Google Classroom App for smartphones and tablet devices, and how to access it from PlayStation and Xbox games consoles.

Useful Links and Information

As a parent or carer we appreciate that you will want to explore additional resources to help with your child's learning. Here are some we recommend, and we have arranged them into the following categories to make it easier to find subject-specific resources and information. Websites such as including The Oaks National Academy, and the BBC are within the 'All Subjects' section.

Remote Learning – support from the BBC

From Monday 11 January, CBBC channel will feature three-hours of primary school shows to ensure that all children can watch programming if they don't have the internet.  BBC Two will focus for secondary school content to help students learning the GCSE curriculum. There will be two hours of lessons broadcast on television per day.   All of this will sit alongside the existing BBC Bitesize content, which will be available on the Red Button.  Similar to the first lockdown last year, Bitesize Daily shows will be accompanied with special archive broadcasts of factual drama that reflects the curriculum.  Programmes begin 9am with BBC Live Lessons and Bitesize Daily. All episodes will be on iPlayer.

Details of the school's Stage by Stage approach to Remote Learning - what to expect, Remote Learning Policy and Code of Conduct for using Google Classroom.

Home Learning Activity Grids

The grids can be used by children in addition to any work that is sent home via Google Classroom. The grids have a wide range of activities that can be completed in your home, including Maths, English and Science tasks, as well as well-being and creative activities like baking, drawing etc.

Simply click on your child's year group below to view.

Helpul Advice for Parents

There is plenty of information on the page below offering useful advice. From tips on home working with children, how to get the best from home learning, staying safe online as well as managing mental health and well-being and more besides.

Click on Storytime Videos below, to watch and listen to the teachers reading some of their favourite stories to you! 

Mindful March Calendar

'Living our Values through Lockdown'.

More than ever, it is a time for us all to use and share our values with each other.

Each fortnight for the last 6 weeks of lockdown we set a ‘values activity’ alongside our home learning. This activity was for children and their families to reflect on some values based questions. A big thank you to all the families and staff who took the time to send in photos and messages answering the questions that were set.

From these contributions, three Values Blogs were created, and can be viewed at our 'Living the Values through Lockdown’ section by clicking on the link below

A Message from the Teachers!

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Below are the links to the Home Learning tasks that were set by the teachers for children to complete during Lockdown in the Summer Term

To contact the school: 

  • For all Special Educational Needs enquiries:   office@williamaustininfants.co.uk FAO Mrs Barltrop
  • For any safeguarding concerns: office@williamaustininfants.co.uk    FAO Mrs Kang/Mrs Cullen or call 07788 474241
  • To contact a teacher about your child’s learning at home: Select your child's year group at the top of this page, and use the contact form at the bottom of the year group page 
  • General enquiries: office@williamaustininfants.co.uk or call 01582 595198
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