COVID-19 Update for Parents

15th May 2020 Send Teaching School

We hope you and your families continue to stay safe and would like to remind you that should you need assistance at this time during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit Surrey County Councils Local Offer page – https://www.surreylocaloffer.org.uk/.

Surrey County Council also has more advice for adults here – https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/emergency-planning-and-community-safety/coronavirus

Support at this time

https://www.surreylocaloffer.org.uk/ – Surrey Local Offer providing help and support.

http://www.nassurreybranch.org/ – Surrey NAS Branch providing support after diagnosis

Education support

Twinkl Parents https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents
This site is used by teachers to support planning and covers all curriculum areas. The resources are clear, fun and cover all age ranges. Recipes and instructions for making simple products are child friendly but need to be supported by an adult.

BBC Bitesize  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
A useful site that covers all curriculum areas and offers video clips to watch as well as resources to use.

Oxford Owl for Home https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home
Online reading books to access.

Topmarks https://topmarks.co.uk
This search engine links to lots of different games from different websites, covering all curriculum areas. It is especially useful for Phonics, Maths and Science games.

NRICH https://nrich.maths.org/
Maths problem solving activities – be warned, these can be extremely challenging and should only be attempted by children with a good understanding of numbers.

Information about how to access Surrey Library Resources from home: https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/libraries/news-and-events/library-news/coronavirus/libraries-from-home-for-children-and-young-people

 

The School Libraries Association https://www.sla.org.uk/
The SLA has put together a great list of resources to support parents.

 

Creative Isolation https://www.marchnetwork.org/creative-isolation

They give a lovely roundup of activities and learning from a range of organisations.

 

The Oak National Academy https://www.thenational.academy/

This is a government-backed online classroom with resources created by teachers

 

Chatterpack blog with home learning list for schools and families: https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/resources-list-for-home-learning

 

Speech, Language, communication and SEND resources for schools and
parent/carers including free SLT, OT resources, entertainment, movement and
exercise, anxiety, behaviour and emotional support
at: https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-free-speech-language-communication-and-send-resources-for-schools-and-parent-carers

Exercise

Cosmic Kids Yoga https://www.cosmickids.com/
This is a site teachers use to teach children how to relax.

Jump Start Johny: Get Children Active https://www.jumpstartjonny.co.uk/home
A fun, fast moving session with three different song choices to get children moving.