Home Learning

Welcome to our Home Learning page.  This page is intended for use  in the event of School Closure.

Please select your child’s class from the drop down menu to locate specific learning activities for your child’s year group.

On their return to school children can bring in any completed work and share it with their class teacher.

Letter to the children from the Staff at St Mary’s:

Letter to children 03.04.20


CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION FOR PARENTS/CARERS (SEPTEMBER 2020)

Please find below a document produced by Central Bedfordshire Council to support parents on the steps that need to be taken if your child/children have COVID.19 symptoms:

CBC Flowchart for parents Sept 2020

 

General Government Advice to Parents on Helping Children to Learn at Home:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-children-aged-2-to-4-to-learn-at-home-during-coronavirus-covid-19
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-primary-school-children-continue-their-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-children-with-send-continue-their-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers#resources-and-support

Headteacher’s Tuesday Challenges:

STAR WARS DAY (MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU!) – Sci-Fi Desk Buddy Characters:

Sci-Fi Desk Buddies

Online Safety information:

Staying safe online during the Coronavirus pandemic
Staying Safe On The Internet Poster
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Learning about online safety at home packs: https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets

Online safety videos, activities, games for parents to share with children: https://www.childnet.com/resources/video-lessons

Here is a list of updated lockdown resources regarding Online Safety/Online Learning from LGFL, CEOP, Safer Internet Centre and Common Sense Media: https://wakelet.com/wake/7199ed62-0c1e-4465-ab79-f79957132234

Physical Education (P.E.) Resources:

Our Active Partnership, teamBEDS&LUTON, has uploaded a series of fun physical activities and links for both children and adults to enjoy at home.  I think you’ll all agree it’s more important than ever to keep our bodies and minds healthy.  The activities will be added to regularly, so keep an eye out for new releases!

https://www.teambedsandluton.co.uk/getting-active-at-home

We have also been sent a number of websites from the Redborne School Sport Partnership to encourage us to remain active whilst at home:

School Games Active Championships: https://www.yourschoolgames.com/coronavirus-support/school-games-active-championships/
Sportshall Home Pentathlon: http://www.sportshall.org/homepentathlon
Youth Sport Trust – Home Learning Resources: https://www.youthsporttrust.org/free-home-learning-resources-0

Redborne School Sport Partnership has produced this activity resource for pupils to complete before the end of term.  It is called a Cultural Triathlon and involves Creative Writing, Personal Challenge and Creative Artwork for pupils to take part in: Cultural Triathlon

Luton Town Pupil Resources:

W.B. 01.06.2020:

BeKindChallenge
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Spot the Ball

W.B. 08.06.2020:

Around the World Challenge
Speed Bounce Challenge
Catch and Clap
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W.B. 22.06.2020:

Five finger poster
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W.B. 29.06.2020:

Exploring_Kindness (1)
KindnessGoals

W.B. 13.07.2020:

Figure of 8 Challenge
Tap Up Tennis Challenge
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Values at Home Resources:

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Positivity_Leaflet
Patience_Leaflet
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vibes_self-care

Impact R.E. Resources:

Impact RE Resource Pack – Perseverance (1)
Impact RE Resource pack – Thankfulness
Impact RE resources – Ascension
Impact RE resources – Pentecost
Impact RE Resource pack – Friendship
Impact RE reource pack – Second Chances
Impact RE Resources pack – Courage (1)

Road Safety Activities:

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Word Search
3. Green Cross Code Questions (002)
4. Green Cross Code Answers (002)
Bicycle Quiz (002)
Bicycle Answers
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Fire Safety:

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service have an Activity Zone on their website with lots of activities linked to Fire Safety and the Fire Service generally.  Please find the resources here: https://www.bedsfire.gov.uk/Community-safety/Child-safety/Activity-Zone.aspx

Further Support for Families Home Schooling:

The following links have been provided by a member of the Childrens Services team at Central Bedfordshire and are activities that you can use to supplement our Home Learning provision:

  • 9am- P.E with Joe Wicks, week days at 9am but you can visit any time on YouTube to view the workouts. https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1
  • 9:30am- Wildlife with Steve Backshall. Every day at 9.30am on Facebook Steve Backshall for answering all your wildlife biology, conservation, geography and exploration questions
  • 11am- Science with Maddie Moate Weekdays at 11am on YouTube. Maddie & Greg chat about science and nature. https://www.youtube.com/maddiemoate
  • 11am- Storytime with David Walliams Free story everyday at 11am on his website –www.worldofdavidwalliams.com
  • 11:30am- Dance with Oti Mabuse. Everyday at 11.30am on YouTube, but children can view the class at any time. https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape
  • 12pm – Lunch (cooking) with Jamie Oliver. You may have seen Jamie’s Keep Cooking and Carry On show on Channel 4, which shows you how to keep cooking through quarantine conditions, using what you already have in your cupboards. While those recipes are a bit advanced for little people, he has a whole section on his website just to get kids cooking, so they can rustle up their own lunch. https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/easy-recipes-for-kids/
  • 2pm – History with Dan Snow. You can sign up to History Hit TV for free for 30 days.  The streaming service has loads of history documentaries on it about everything from Jack The Ripper to the Battle of Hastings in 1066. There’s also a free podcast. https://www.historyhit.com/podcasts/dan-snows-history-hit/
  • Maths with Carol Vorderman Free access to the maths website –www.themathsfactor.com
  • Music with Myleene Klass Twice a week on Myleen’s Music Klass YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ
  • Royal Mint interactive ‘Kids Hub’ The free resource is available on The Royal Mint’s website and provides a host of quizzes, games and educational tools – brought to life through iconic coins, and popular children’s characters such as The Gruffalo and Wallace & Gromit. https://www.royalmint.com/kids/
  • Free taster pack with Twinkl Free resources has been created especially for parents of children aged 5 – 7. Including a SATs survival pack, activities, phonics, mindfulness colouring, information & more!. This pack can help you to support your child at home & shows you what Twinkl has to offer. https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/new-primary-topic-resources/free-taster-packs-twinkl-recommends-key-stage-1
  • Phonics Play- Free, unlimited access to selected games and teaching ideas across several phases – play these as many times as you like! https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/