Brigstock Latham's CE Primary School will provide appropriate remote learning for pupils who are not able to attend school. Please see the attached Remote Learning policy for the full details of this.
Additional remote learning resources
We are aware that some of you have requested alternative or additional learning opportunities for your children. Please see below for the link to BBC Bitesize.
CBBC is now showing a fulltime of learning so if you are having issues with technology, your child/children could access learning through the television.
Oak National Academy
Children can access a range of pre-recorded lessons which cover the full range of subjects.
Extra reading opportunities
Free eBook library – practise reading with phonics eBooks | Oxford Owl
Practise reading at home. Our free eBook library has been created to help children aged 3–11 to develop their reading skills at home. You’ll find books from Oxford’s most popular primary school brands including Oxford Reading Tree and Read Write Inc., as well as stories from our Read with Oxford range, all available for free.
First News is a weekly newspaper aimed at 7 to 14-year-olds that aims to get kids talking about the news in an easy to understand and non-threatening way.
The papers cover issues which are relevant to children and which specifically affect them. Inside you’ll find a mix of world news and UK news, but also loads of fun stuff, such as entertainment, games, animals, sport and puzzles.
During lockdown, downloadable copies of the newspaper are available to download free following the link shown below.
Books for Topics
"With access to libraries, classrooms and bookshops limited for many, we've been busy finding some of the best online storytimes for children to access freely at home. The QR codes and links in the document link to story readings on Youtube and all of the books we've chosen are read aloud by their fabulous authors and illustrators."
Click on the set of lessons for your child’s year group. Watch the video (either on your own or with your child). Find a calm space where your child can work for about 20-30 minutes.
Choose a spelling rule then choose to either practise the spelling or take a test with those words. All words are read aloud (make sure your sound is turned up) and provided within a sentence for context.
Talk for Writing booklets are age-related but please pick and choose what is right for each child. They all include a model text which is also available as a streamed audio recording.
Information for Parents
In the event of individuals needing to self-isolate
In the event that individual pupils are confirmed to be self-isolating or shielding due to COVID, Class Teachers will provide access to a weekly timetable of remote learning activities. This will be shared through DB Primary.
This timetable will, as much as possible, link to our long-term curriculum plans and the learning those in school will be doing, while remaining manageable for staff to prepare on top of their usual weekly workload. To do this, we will make use of a number of ready prepared high quality online materials (drawing on some units from the national Oak Academy that fit with our school curriculum) and supplement these with our existing subscription packages which children are familiar with.
As the teacher will still be in school with responsibility for the class, feedback will not be provided immediately although the class teacher email can be used if further clarification is required. Parents may also telephone the school and request a telephone appointment with the teacher.
- in the event of a class bubble or partial closure
Class Teachers will provide online resources in line with the learning that would have taken place in the classroom. This will ensure that children can continue to access the relevant curriculum for their year. Teachers will provide adapted learning resources for children with additional learning needs, just as they would in school. This information will be made available on DB Primary Learning Platform and/or supplemented by paper copies of work.
This learning will be primarily delivered through DB Primary which will enable teachers to set and feedback on work completed and submitted from home. We will also make use of online resources such as the Oak National Academy.
Other optional events and enrichment activity ideas will be spread throughout the week to help keep the children engaged and enthusiastic, as well as supporting their social interaction and physical and emotional wellbeing at this time.