New material for the week beginning 27th April includes: new lessons for all year groups and Launchpad. An assembly by Mrs Hunter. A new podcast from Mr G. A message video from the Launchpad team! All sorts of tasks based around the festival of Ramadan. Additional resources in our 'Activities To Promote Well-Being' file area! A New Home Science Links section
Here are some resources to be used during this period of Social Distancing. It is not expected that parents/carers attempting to 'home school' during this time will use all or indeed any of these! We have created a 'timetable' that you could use if you wish (for some children knowing what will happen when is essential to them feeling safe) and, as well as paper activities, there are links to online resources. If you have any difficulties accessing these or any other resources please feel free to email Mr Gaskell (firstname.lastname@example.org) anytime and he will do his best to assist. Your child's teachers can also be contacted via the Class Dojo system during work hours only.
Remember these are only suggestions of tasks. Do not feel you have to complete all of them.
Thank you again for your continued support and please keep safe!
Home Learning Resources
Year 6 staff have set themselves and their pupils a little challenge over the month of April. They are going to climb Mt Everest while the children climb Mt Snowdon. To do this the staff will each need to climb 26 flights of stairs while the children will each have to climb 16! Keep up to date with their progress here!
Day 6 of the Everest Step Climb challenge!
Our year 6 teaching team have climbed aprx. 1710m up Everest 1 flight of stairs at a time! How are you doing? Let us know thorugh the twitter feed, facebook page or by emailing email@example.com
Results of day 1 of the climb! All the staff completed their steps! Some seem happier about it than others! How are your kids doing?
May Day Activities
Round The World Reading Challenge
Miss Coulson has set this fantastic challenge to take you on a reading journey around the world. Watch the video and then record yourselves and send the photos or videos to:
All videos/photos will be used safely on social media - if you do not wish that to happen please say so when you email footage.
Captain (Colonel) Tom Moore activities
The Golden Rule
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The following websites are currently offering free-access to their home-learning resources
Third Space Learning - maths (very popular)
Twinkl (Home learning packs available)
BrainPOP (subject-specific activities and games)
Reading Books - Star Reading
Open Library - Free to create an account loads of books to read online!
Sum Dog - Maths and spelling game based learning
The following are apps we use in school:
TT Rockstars (Timestable practice also available as an app)
Mathletics (General maths also available as an app)
Maths Prodigy (Maths adventure also available as an app)
welearn365 (Access to Purple Mash suite of resources)
Looking for some fun home Science activities? Click on the image above to access a whole host of links!
Activities to promote well being
If you've not been following us on social media you may have missed some of the videos the staff have been creating! Enjoy!
Mental Health Awareness
With social distancing continuing we are becoming more aware of the mental health issues that this can cause. We have begun to develop a page with useful guidance and links for parents, carers and pupils.
Free Online Sessions
Various individuals and groups are offering free online sessions at times during the day:
9am - Joe Wicks Workout
10.00am - Maths with Carol Vorderman
11.00am - English with David Walliams
11:30am - Dance Class With Oti Mabuse (YouTube Channel)
2pm Virtual Art School (via Facebook Live)
We'll be doing a weekly podcast just to try and keep people in touch with the BLJS community! If you want a shout out then use the contact form below. Or watch the video on how to leave a voice message!
What are they learning at home?
All our children have been busy home learning! Here's a little showcase of what they've been up to at home!