COVID-19

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates

UPDATE 8th June 2020 - School re-opens to Foundation stage, Year 1 and Year 6, plus continued care for keyworker children.

This page is to share information about the measures we are taking to keep all of the school community safe during the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak and share learning resources to help parents and pupils whilst they are at home.

We continue to monitor the situation regularly and to follow the advice of Public Health England (PHE) and the UK government. The page will be updated as necessary with the latest letters to parents and carers and other relevant information.

Links to official guidance:

COVID 19 Guidance and support https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Staying Alert https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/staying-alert-and-safe-social-distancing/staying-alert-and-safe-social-distancing#clinically-vulnerable-people

What to do if you have symptoms https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/

Enquiries

If you have any enquiries please contact the school office by telephone 0116 2773584 or email to office@greenfield.leics.sch.uk Please keep these to a minimum and necessary/urgent enquiries only. Please do not message the school Facebook page regarding COVID-19, please refer to the UK government guidance.

Curriculum resources

For the school closure, we have sent each child home with a curriculum resource pack which includes reading, writing and maths and some topic work. In addition to these resources, we have provided a suggested list of web links below to further support your child’s learning.

Department for Education
 
Online education resources to support parents and teachers while schools are closed.
 
Click on the link below for a list of websites that have been identified by some of the country’s leading educational experts which offer a wide range of support and resources for pupils of all ages.
 
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education

Existing packages

Mathletics (KS2 ONLY)

Mathletics parent guide

TT Rockstars (KS2 ONLY)

Education City

Accelerated Reader

Suggested websites

All resources are free to access.

Science (codes issued weekly to access) https://bpes.bp.com/resources/list

w/c 15th June 

This weeks science codes are eggsellent!!

  • There are some experiments for everyone to try out involving eggs. Code 36141
  • There is also a sound lesson suitable for year 2 onwards- Design a Guitar. Code 79817
Maths

https://mathshub.thirdspacelearning.com/ Currently free for parents

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

English

*NEW* https://literacycounts.co.uk/free-home-learning/

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm

General

Twinkl Parents' hub https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents

Plan Bee https://www.planbee.com/free-teaching-resources/free-home-learning-packs?fbclid=IwAR2IcCX71FFBMBC8of0UD0TaBkx4FKH7oKOvg8_Y3NoueewUD5Zftzn3pZo  

Teacher's Pet  - https://tpet.co.uk/?utm_source=espo&utm_medium=web_banner&utm_campaign=hlp 

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/ 

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k

https://scratch.mit.edu/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

Boogie beebies can be accessed through cbeebies

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

Rob Biddulph, bestselling and multi award-winning author/illustrator is doing live art lessons every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. He is also the official World Book Day Illustrator for 2019 and 2020 http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

Helping your child understand the pandemic

Coronavirus - a Nosy Crow book for children, illustrated by Axel Scheffler 

How not to go to school - Parsley Mimblewood saves the world, written by a primary school teacher in Yorkshire, Mike Forde

The Book of Hopes - Words and pictures to comfort, inspire and entertain children in lockdown

All are free to download.