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Prolonged Absence - Home Learning

In the event that your child is unable to attend school for a prolonged length of time, it is a good idea to establish clear routines.  Here is an example of how to structure their day.

 

Before 9:00

GET READY FOR THE DAY

Breakfast, get dressed, make your bed, brush your teeth

9:00 – 10:00

MORNING EXERCISE

Family walk, Yoga, Exercise, Sports

10:00 – 11:00

ACADEMIC TIME

NO ELECTRONICS –  times tables, spelling, reading, diary, research etc

11:00 – 12:00

CREATIVE TIME

Lego, crafts, drawing, painting, music, cooking, etc

12:00

LUNCH

 

12:30

CHORES

Tidy up (including bedrooms)

Wipe down surfaces

1:00 – 2:00

QUIET TIME

Quiet reading, puzzles, nap, board games, card games etc

2:00 – 3:00

ACADEMIC TIME

ELECTRONICS ALLOWED – Mathletics, Fiction express, code.org etc

3:00 – 4:00

AFTERNOON EXERCISE

Bike ride, sports, family walk, play outside etc

4:00 – 5:00

FREE TIME

Play, TV, Read, Computer games, etc

5:00 – 6:00

DINNER TIME

 

6:00 – 7:00

FREE TIME

ELECTRONICS ALLOWED -  Play, TV, Read, Computer games, etc

7:00 – 8:00

FREE TIME

NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES - TV, Read, Play board games etc

8:00

BEDTIME

All kids

9:00

BEDTIME

All kids who follow the schedule and don’t argue or fight

 

 

The school subscribes to a number on online learning resources that can be accessed at home. Details of these programs can be found in the ‘Useful Links’ in the Parent’s section of the school website.

www.gobowenschool.co.uk/useful-links/

Pupils have been given usernames and passwords for these programs. If your child cannot remember their username or password, please contact their class teacher through Class Dojo.

 

Further information about what each class is learning can be found on the Curriculum page on this website.

 

Many educational resources are now being provided for free due to the school closures. Here are links to some sites that are providing support for home learning at this time:

 

All subjects

IXL - https://uk.ixl.com/

Twinkl - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures

 

English

Literacy Shed -  https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html

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

Phonics play - https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

 

Maths

Mathletics  - https://www.mathletics.com/uk/

Times Tables Rocks/ Numbots -  https://ttrockstars.com/page/covid19support

 

Computing

Code.org - https://code.org/athome

Elementari - https://www.elementari.io/

 

Science

Mystery Science -https://mysteryscience.com/

 

There are many more to be found on this link:

https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/resources-list-for-home-learning

HAMILTON TRUST - Home Learning Packs

Some of the files are too big to upload to this site. All of the original files can be found at:

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/

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