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Gaywood Primary School

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and the closure of schools from 5th January 2021,  we have put together some useful resources to help with learning at home.

We will communicate daily through Class Dojo for your child's learning.

Below are some activities that you may also find useful.

To help your children understand  Coronavirus, there is a free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler. To download please click the link below:

Coronavirus - A Book for Children

If your child is worried or anxious about the Coronavirus please click on the link below to download the picture book 'Everybody Worries' This is a book designed specifically for children concerned about the virus.

Everybody Worries - by Jon Burgerman 

Reception 

RWI

As you know phonics is a vital part of children’s learning in EYFS and KS1, and it is our hope that your child can continue to engage with practising phonics during this period of school closures.

The links below contain the  following resources to enable you to support your child at home:

RWI - Home Learning Information For Parents 

Set 1 sounds pack

Set 1 ‘word time’ words

Set 2 sounds pack

Set 3 sounds pack

Links to Read Write Inc speed sound lessons made available by Read Write Inc through their youtube channel:

Read Write Inc speed sound lessons

Fred Games to support children’s oral blending skills (hearing the sounds and being able to put them together in a word)

Top Tips sheet for reading stories to your child

RWI - Parent FAQ's

Sharing a Story

Please continue to share stories with your children.  If you would like some new stories please click on the link below:

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen  

Handwriting 

Handwriting is something that should be practised, to enable this please click on the link below for some useful ideas and ways that you can do this at home:

National Handwriting Day Pack


If you have any queries regarding any of  the published resources above please contact the school direct.

 

Year 1 

RWI

As you know phonics is a vital part of children’s learning in EYFS and KS1, and it is our hope that your child can continue to engage with practising phonics during this period of school closures.

The links below contain the  following resources to enable you to support your child at home:

RWI - Home Learning Information For Parents 

Set 1 sounds pack

Set 1 ‘word time’ words

Set 2 sounds pack

Set 3 sounds pack

Links to Read Write Inc speed sound lessons made available by Read Write Inc through their youtube channel:

Read Write Inc speed sound lessons

Fred Games to support children’s oral blending skills (hearing the sounds and being able to put them together in a word)

Top Tips sheet for reading stories to your child

RWI - Parent FAQ's

Sharing a Story

Please continue to share stories with your children.  If you would like some new stories please click on the link below:

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen  

Handwriting 

Handwriting is something that should be practised, to enable this please click on the link below for some useful ideas and ways that you can do this at home:

National Handwriting Day Pack

 

If you have any queries regarding any of  the published resources above please contact the school direct.

Year 2

Sharing a Story

Please continue to share stories with your children.  If you would like some new stories please click on the link below:

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen  

Handwriting 

Handwriting is something that should be practised, to enable this please click on the link below for some useful ideas and ways that you can do this at home:

National Handwriting Day Pack


If you have any queries regarding any of  the published resources above please contact the school direct.

 

Year 3

Sharing a Story

Please continue to share stories with your children.  If you would like some new stories please click on the link below:

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen  

Handwriting 

Handwriting is something that should be practised, to enable this please click on the link below for some useful ideas and ways that you can do this at home:

National Handwriting Day Pack

 

If you have any queries regarding any of  the published resources above please contact the school direct.

 

Year 4 

Sharing a Story

Please continue to share stories with your children.  If you would like some new stories please click on the link below:

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen  

Handwriting 

Handwriting is something that should be practised, to enable this please click on the link below for some useful ideas and ways that you can do this at home:

National Handwriting Day Pack

 

If you have any queries regarding any of  the published resources above please contact the school direct.

 

Year 5 

Sharing a Story

Please continue to share stories with your children.  If you would like some new stories please click on the link below:

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen  

Handwriting 

Handwriting is something that should be practised, to enable this please click on the link below for some useful ideas and ways that you can do this at home:

National Handwriting Day Pack

 

If you have any queries regarding any of  the published resources above please contact the school direct.

 

Year 6 

Sharing a Story

Please continue to share stories with your children.  If you would like some new stories please click on the link below:

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen  

Handwriting 

Handwriting is something that should be practised, to enable this please click on the link below for some useful ideas and ways that you can do this at home:

National Handwriting Day Pack

 

If you have any queries regarding any of  the published resources above please contact the school direct.

 

Keeping active and having fun!

Although the schools are closed and there are lots of home learning activities to do to maintain your education, it doesn’t have to be all work and no play. Below are links to websites that will help to keep you active from fun workouts, yoga and dancing.

Click on the links below to get you up on your feet and jumping around!

Premier League Primary Stars
https://plprimarystars.com/

C4L Shake Ups: 
https://www.nhs.uk/10-minute-shake-up/shake-ups

BBC Super Movers: 
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

Movement & Mindfulness: 
https://www.gonoodle.com/

Imoves: 
https://www.imoves.com/

QuestR: 
https://www.questr.org/schoolclosure

Joe Wicks, The Body Coach: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhHY8mOQ5eo

Trolls | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!
A yoga adventure based on the movie, Trolls. Join Jaime on an adventure in yoga poses - as we help the Trolls bring happiness to the world!
https://www.youtube.com/user/cosmickidsyoga

Recommended Websites

Oak National Academy - Online Classroom
https://classroom.thenational.academy/

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

Phonics – reading and spelling

Accelerated Reader:

Story with David Williams- https://worldofdavidwilliams.com/elevenses/

Maths

Suitable for all ages:

Website with lots of educational games. Suitable for all. 

Website full of educational resources. A month’s free access will be given if school’s are closed.

Setting up is really easy to do – go to www.twinkl.co.uk/  offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

Website with lots of educational games. Suitable for all. 

Children’s website about all things space. Suitable for all.

Education quizzes on different subjects. Suitable for all.

Keeping Safe Online whilst Home Learning 

Think U know have created a web page to provide you with support and resources to help you learn about online safety at home with your child. 

Please click on the link below to access the resources on their web page:

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/

Wellbeing and Support

Please see below some key links to services which families may find a useful resource to support their physical and emotional health and well being:

Just One Norfolk: Health Advice & Support for Children

If you need additional advice, help and support during this challenging time Children and Young Peoples Health Service have set up a website, Just One Norfolk, to help. Please click on the link below to view:

Just One Norfolk

or call:

Just One Norfolk call centre on  (0300 300 0123)

Norfolk CYP 

CYP Norfolk deliver a range of community-based children and young people’s health services across Norfolk, for children aged 0-19. For more information see below:

https://healthwatchnorfolk.co.uk/services/cyp-norfolk/

http://www.facebook.com/NorfolkCYP

Health Unlocked

This is an online community for Norfolk parents and carers, run by Norfolk Children & Young People's Health Services (provided by Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust). For more info visit http://www.healthunlocked.com/one-norfolk-parents

Children and Young Peoples Health Services – Norfolk – Essential Services

During this challenging time the Children and Young People’s team are still providing a service to our community. For details of what you can access please click on the leaflet below:

Essential Services Leaflet