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Phonics Daily virtual lessons for children

From Monday 23rd March we’re scheduling Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on Facebook and YouTube for children to watch at home.

We will release three short Speed Sound lessons with one of our trainers every day for the next two weeks. The films will only be available at the times below:

  • Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am and again at 12.30 pm
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am and again at 1.00 pm
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am and again at 1.30 pm

Please note: the films are streamed live and won’t be available at other times.

We’re also releasing a film of a poem for Reception and Year 1 children to join in with at 2.00 pm every day. The poems will be available on YouTube to watch again and again. 

A great opportunity for children to learn these by heart!

 

Films for parents

Films for parents to help their child learn to read at home with Read Write Inc. Phonics are available on our website and YouTube channel. The YouTube channel will have a quick face-lift to help parents find the films easily. We’re adding a parent film to Facebook every day too.

 

PE at home

 

The website address is: home.jasmineactive.com 
Parent email: parent@holycrossc-3.com
Password: holycrossc

 

 

real PE at home includes an online programme which supports families to be active, play and learn together. It includes a programme specifically for children in Early Years and Key Stage 1 with 12 themes, 6 areas, over 250 activities and challenges and 1000s of hours of fun and activity. This programme is also great for family play and fun.

It also includes a programme for children in Key Stage 2, with daily and weekly guidance provided for both programmes (starting from next week) in addition to an option to choose your own themes and activities.

There are so many benefits to being active, not only to our physical wellbeing but also to our emotional and mental health, especially in such testing times for all of us. We hope that the ideas help support you and your family to stay fit and healthy in the coming months. Here are the details to access real PE at home:

Holy Communion Postponement

Apps that pupils have individual log ins for:

  • Mathletics
  • Purple Mash
  • Spelling Shed
  • Times Table Rockstars

 

If you do not know your child’s log in please email k.flanagan@holycrossprimaryschool.co.uk

Oddizzi (Geography)- Class Logins

Year 6- Username Holycross6 Password HolyCross6

Year 5- Username Holycross5 Password HolyCross5

Year 4- Username Holycross4 Password HolyCross4

Year 3- Username Holycross3 Password HolyCross3

Year 2- Username Holycross2 Password HolyCross2

Year 1- Username Holycross1 Password HolyCross1

Premier League Primary Stars

Following school closures, to support those looking for ways to educateentertain children and keep them active, we are making school curriculum-linked resources available for home learning, with no registration.

Resources will cover MathsEnglishPhysical Activity and Health and Wellbeing for Key Stage 1 (5-7 year-olds) and Key Stage 2 (7-11 year-olds), with fun activities to keep children active and learning at home.

Further activities and resources will be added to those below, including more maths, reading and writing challenges, so please do return for more.

These have been successfully used in thousands of primary schools and we are now making them available for families. Some resources have more detail and may require further support from parents, carers or teachers. 

PowerPoint may be required for some resources. 

To kick off your at-home learning why not try:

Fun activities

Football Fun activity pack - A range of fun activity sheets and puzzles covering Maths, English and PSHE.

You can also access more fun activities in the Families section of the website.

Super Movers

The Premier League and BBC have teamed up to get the nation’s primary-school children moving and learning, and these are also great for use at home.

People in the UK can explore the wide variety of video options via these links to the BBC site:

Super Movers - Short, fun, active learning videos to get kids active at home covering Maths, English, PSHE and languages.

Times tables – two to 12 times tables and maths featuring football club mascots!

Just for Fun – A wide variety of active videos featuring famous faces and shows from the Premier League and BBC – including Match of the Day, Strictly Come Dancing's Alex Scott and Burnley manager Sean Dyche! 

Maths

Solve, Shoot, Score - Can you add up correctly to score past Premier League goalkeepers? Try our interactive football-themed game with quickfire maths questions. 

Stick with Maths – Inspired by sticker packs and stats, tackle maths at home with these great taster puzzles and activities. You can also try our bitesize maths puzzles, using data from Premier League football stickers (ages 7 to 11).

Position and direction - What is above, what is below? Test your knowledge of positions and directions on the football pitch (ages 5 to 7).

English

Solve, Shoot, Score - Can you spell correctly to score past Premier League goalkeepers? Try our interactive football-themed game with quickfire spelling questions.  

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