Covid 19 Remote Learning – January 2021 – Present

Workpacks will be available to be collected from Main Reception from Wednesday 6th January 2021 at 9am. These are for students who cannot access our online remote learning provision. There will also be new workpacks available on Monday 18th January 2021 and Monday 1st February 2021 available for collection from Main Reception.

Timings for Microsoft Teams Online Remote Learning Provision for ALL STUDENTS:
08.45-09.00 – Students get ready for Online Learning and await their teachers. Lesson 1 – 09.00-10.00, Lesson 2 – 10.00-11.00, Lesson 3 – 11.00-12.00, LUNCH – 12.00-12.30, Lesson 4 – 12.30-13.30 and Lesson 5 – 13.30-14.30. End of the Day – 14.30. Online Remote Learning Provision will either see students having a LIVE LESSON, PRE-RECORDED LESSON or COMPLETING SET SUBJECT WORK IN THEIR CLASSES TEAMS FILES SECTION. 

Key Documents:

Year 7 Subject Overviews Spring Term One 2021

Year 8 Subject Overviews Spring Term One 2021

Year 9 Subject Overviews Spring Term One 2021

Year 10 Subject Overviews Spring Term One 2021

Year 11 Subject Overviews Spring Term One 2021

Keeping Fit During Remote Learning:

  1. Join Joe Wicks on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to complete his Body Coach Home Workout sessions. These can also be completed along with a number of other workout videos, at any other time —  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ
  2. Oti Mabuse from Strictly Come Dancing and The Greatest Dancer is doing a dance lesson every day live streaming on YouTube and other social media platforms at 11:30. They are all themed on a children’s Disney and Pixar movies. They can also be watched again at any other time – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=oti+mabuse+kids+dances

Additional Useful Resources for Pupils:

  1. BBC Bitesize have lots of online learning resources – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
  2. Information about the BBC’s remote learning provision for students on TV, BBC I Player and Bitesize – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-55552962 https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/55552432
  3. The first edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica is available from The National Library of Scotland – https://digital.nls.uk/encyclopaedia-britannica/archive/14413390
  4. Explore ten of the world’s best virtual museums and art galleries on a tour – https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/mar/23/10-of-the-worlds-best-virtual-museum-and-art-gallery-tours utm_source=The%20Historical%20Association&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=11442194_General%20News%20April%202020&dm_i=5NT,6T8UQ,RL3UL8,R9YML,1
  5. Explore 75 other virtual museums and gallery tours  –https://upgradedpoints.com/best-virtual-museum-tours/
  6. Follow this link to Urdu Pod to learn new Urdu words and phrases every day – https://www.urdupod101.com/

Additional Useful Resources for Parents:

  1. Please follow this link to https://parentinfo.org/ for some excellent and up to date advice on a wide range of topics.
  2. Do you as a parent or carer feel anxious and need somebody to talk about how best to support your child? Download the North Parent Telephone Support Line PDF Advert about an Educational Psychologist telephone helpline for parents and carers. Please click links for further support (Telephone-Support-Line-Advert).
  3. Follow this link for support and guidance on parenting through the COVID-19 lockdown – https://www.covid19parenting.com/englishtips
  4. Government guidance on free online education resources – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/get-help-with-remote-education
  5. The government website for developing specific PE skills is available here – https://theskillstoolkitaign.camp.gov.uk/
  6. Register for a FREE weekly ‘chill and chat’ webinar hosted by Gro-Organics to support parentshttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gro-organics-chill-and-chat-tickets-107801763978?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing
  7. Register for a free webinar to support parents provided by Forward Thinking Birmingham – Download the Forward Thinking PDF for more information – Forward Thinking Birmingham
  8. Online talks with diverse models on the Break the Glass virtual series – http://www.nazlegacy.org/index.php/new-virtual-series-break-the-glass/

Oak National Academy also has lots of free video lessons, resources and activities, covering most subjects, that can assist students with their remote learning. 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/

Click the link below to be able to listen to free audiobooks, designed for all pupils. https://stories.audible.com/start-listen