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Work for Pupils Closure Week beg 22nd June

 

Dear Parents and Carers

Please find attached the work for your child to complete this week and a Collective Worship resource you may wish to complete with your child. I hope that you all continue to stay well and enjoy home schooling. I have also attached below links to various websites that you may find useful.

Public Health

The latest guidance and video on hand washing can be found at:

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/best-way-to-wash-your-hands/

The e-Bug project is led by Public Health England and has a dedicated webpage for learning resources on hand washing and respiratory hygiene. E-Bug has published posters on hand hygiene, and covering coughs and sneezes, to display in bathrooms, classrooms and shared spaces.

Activities and information for children and parents can be found here:

https://e-bug.eu

See, Hear, Respond

Barnardo’s have launched a new service to support children, young people and their families affected by coronavirus

See, Hear, Respond, will provide targeted support to children, young people and their families who are affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) and the measures put in place to stop its spread. Led by Barnardo’s, working in partnership with national children’s charities and local organisations, it includes online support to help children to successfully return to school or college.  The service will be in addition to the great work already being delivered by local authorities, with five regional hubs set up to make sure that the service fits with the local offer and adds value.   For further information visit:  https://www.barnardos.org.uk/support-hub

BT Skills for Tomorrow

 As part of BT Skills for Tomorrow, BT are  supporting The Learning Passport to help children and young people continue their education at home. Created by Unicef and Microsoft, it provides schoolchildren with online books and videos. There is additional support for parents of children with learning disabilities, as well as key resources for teachers and educators. To find out more about the Learning Passport https://www.learningpassport.org/learn-more .  

 BT have also announced that we will be helping disadvantaged children with home schooling, offering six months free internet access. Through partnership with the Department of Education we will open up millions of BT Wi-Fi hotspots to the most in-need children in England, providing access to online schooling and learning resources. Please see the press release here: https://newsroom.bt.com/bt-to-help-disadvantaged-children-with-home-schooling-offering-six-months-free-internet-access/

 The Duchess of Cambridge’s assembly on mental wellbeing among children

On Thursday the Duchess of Cambridge led an online assembly for the Oak National during which she spoke about the importance of mental wellbeing among children. The theme of the Duchess’ assembly is ‘spread a little kindness’.

The assembly was live on the Oak National Academy website at 11am on Thursday 18 June a recording of the assembly is available to view: https://classroom.thenational.academy/assemblies/

Best Wishes

Joan Cullen