We wanted to draw your attention to a few bits and pieces that you can access while your children are working at home (they are mostly available via Facebook too):
Go to www.nasa.gov/nasaathome for some 'do-it-yourself' projects, virtual tours of the solar system and amazing space images. This is particularly useful for Year 5!
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has some fantastic STEM materials to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths at home.
27-3-20: Chester Zoo are opening their virtual doors today - every hour from 10am, they are visiting a different exhibition.
Rob Biddulph, World Book Day illustrator, is providing free drawing lessons for kids - just Google him.
'Oh Marzipan' have a wealth of resources and art inspiration.
Edinburgh Zoo have live webcab footage of many of their exhibits...just go to their website.
themathsfactor.com has been made available free - lots of brilliant activities created by 'maths guru' Carol Vorderman.
Audible has made all their resources free to download - a huge range of stories!
J.K. Rowling has made all the Harry Potter books available for download - a simple Google search brings up details.
Davis Walliams has new materials online today - he is releasing short stories regularly.
Joe Wicks - The Body Coach - is styling himself as the Nation's P.E. Teacher. He is uploading a new video every weekday morning at 9:00am on his YouTube channel.
Google 'The 30 Day Lego Challenge' for some great, daily activities.
Steve Backshall has promised to read a bedtime story every weekday evening - he is setting up a YouTube channel as we speak, and has promised to offer a range of past programs etc. Update: Steve Backshall will be live, via Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, at 9:30 on Wednesday Morning (25-3-20)
This is where we will set activities for you to complete at home, together with providing the necessary support and guidance you may require.
Within this zone you will see;
A Video Centre where you will find videos of activities and guidance on how to approach tasks.
A Class Blog which is where we will communicate with you. You can access your class blog and post questions or comments you have about the activities you are completing.
In order to access the blog and start to communicate with your teacher you will require your blogging username and password which your teacher will provide.