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Home Learning

Each year group have compiled a list of 'Home Learning Ideas' to ensure that learning can continue, with support from parents and carers, whilst children are at home. The Home Learning documents can be found at the bottom of each individual class page.

In addition to this, several educational websites are offering free parent or pupil subscriptions for the duration of the school closures.

  • Twinkl has an extensive range of activities and learning resources for all age groups. Parents and pupils can access a free subscription by visiting https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and entering the code UKTWINKLHELPS
  • BBC Teach is a free website with a range of activities and lessons for both Primary and Secondary School children: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach

Children in Years 3 to 6 can log in and access Purple Mash blogs in order to keep in touch with teachers and class mates. We hope that they will share the work that they have been doing at home.

 Wellbeing

We recognise that it will be very difficult for children, as well as parents and carers, if children are asked to stay at home for a long time. It is more important than ever that we look after our mental health. Yoga and Mindfulness are great ways to promote positive mental health and they can be done indoors without any fancy equipment. 'Striver' are giving all schools and parents free access to their Yoga and Mindfulness resources. They can be downloaded by following this link: Striver Yoga and Mindfulness

These sessions are perfect for families to do together to help everyone stay calm and relaxed through this difficult time.

ELSA have produced a story about coronavirus which could be useful when explaining the situation to younger children. Children's story about coronavirus

The document below offers guidance on helping children deal with stress caused by the current situation. We hope that all members of our school community stay safe and well over the coming weeks. If you require any advice please do not hesitate to contact the school office via email - admin@st-andrews.manchester.sch.uk