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Dear Parents and Carers of Backshall and Irwin Class,

 

 

New learning for children remaining at home can be found by clicking on the Week one link below.  We would still love to see photos of your work and see what you have been up to. We will still be contactable on the foundation e-mail address for this purpose.

 

Take care, keep safe and keep smiling! 

 

Mrs Smith and Miss Spain

Mrs Hogben and Miss Marsh

Reading at Home - New Resources
 
 We all know how important it is for children to keep practising their reading skills, and it has been lovely to hear how many of the children have been continuing their reading at home.  We would like to offer you a link to a website called Oxford Owl which offers children the chance to access e-books from their book band level. There are a range of books for children to explore. 
 
Open the document below to find out how to access the e-books on Oxford Owls using your class logins.
 
You can also find lots of e-books on Purple Mash. If you log in to Purple Mash then click on 'Serial Mash' on the home page you will be able to access lots of books for your child's age range. These books also have quizzes and follow up activities for children to do for each chapter of the book they read.

Monster Phonics High Frequency Words

All the videos of stories so far are at the bottom of this page.
Top Tip- Don't forget to check out the current learning section of the Music and PE pages (on the class pages listing screen).  There are a wealth of activities and ideas. 
Useful resources

Oxford Owls- For reading scheme ebooks that your child can read to you in the absence of school books having been sent home (pink and red book bands):

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/books/free-ebooks/

 

Phonics Bloom-  Free Phase 2 and Phase 3 Phonics games:

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/

 

Phonics Play-  Free Phase 2 and Phase 3 Phonics games:

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

Resources from the BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/primary/zd7p47h

We also recommend Alphablocks and numberblocks, which are available on youtube and the BBC iplayer.  BBC Bitesize has also added a lot of educational content.

 

Top Marks Maths and Literacy Games

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

 

Dance n Beats videos

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

 

Barefoot Books

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

 

Purple Mash (Log in details have been sent home already in your child’s home contact book, blue book, or reading record)

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/river

 

Spelling and Maths Shed (Log in details/ QR code have been sent home already in your child’s home contact book, blue book, or reading record)

https://www.edshed.com/en-gb/login?return_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.spellingshed.com%2F

 

If you have a Library Card you can log in and get access to ebooks, audio books and magazines etc… The website points you in the direction of the apps you need to install on a tablet, or smartphone.

https://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/libraries

 

Twinkl: Is an educational publisher providing games, activities and learning resources and complete home school packs to download and enjoy.  They are offering free access to their resources for the duration of school closures:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/sign-up

 

The 30 Day lego Challenge

https://www.freehomeschooldeals.com/free-printable-30-day-lego-challenge-instant-download/

 

100 Things to do indoors

https://www.spreadthehappiness.co.uk/product/100-things-to-do-indoors/

 

PE with Joe Wicks

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

 

Cosmic Yoga

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

 

Go Noodle

https://www.gonoodle.com/

 

Art Hub for Kids

https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub/playlists?app=desktop

 

Moon Pen

https://www.youtube.com/user/moonpen12

Stories so far...

The Princess and the Pea

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Hansel and Gretel

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The Enormous Turnip

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The Little Red Hen

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The Gingerbread Man

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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Little Red Riding Hood.mp4

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Three Little Pigs.mp4

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Cinderella

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Jack and the Beanstalk

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Pumpkin Soup

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The Hedgehogs Balloons.mp4

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The Lost Acorns

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The Rescue Party

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