Support for Home
Remote Learning Support
This is a unique and challenging time for everyone and we are all adapting and learning as we go along.
The guidance and documents on this page are here to support you with your learning at home journey whether that is for lockdown or for an isolation period. They have been gathered from a wide variety of sources and we hope they can support you.
If after accessing this support you still need guidance or support then please contact your class teacher on Class Dojo, via email or through a telephone call.
Keeping a healthy Mind
Children will not be focused to learn until they feel safe and they learn best when they truly believe in their abilities. Use Mindfulness techniques, moments of rest and relaxation and time away from screens to help support a healthy mind.
Setting Routines and Creating Motivation
When in school children have set routines that they follow. This contributes to learning as children understand what will be happening throughout the day. Setting clearly defined times for school work and times for free play will help children to focus each day. Try to place yourself in their shoes - would you choose work over free time and a chance to do your favourite things if there was no obvious reward or positive outcome?
Work together to set a clear timetable that fits with your own personal circumstances. Agree on a system of breaks and rewards. These could be as simple as time playing one to one with you for 20 minutes, a walk, an activity of their choice etc. Involve your child in creating these dependent on age.
Additionally the more that you are able to share your work with class teachers the more feedback you will receive and this will support the idea that the learning at home is truly contributing to their education. It will also keep them aware of the fact that teachers are looking at the work they are producing.
Siblings Falling Out?
Sometimes it is not the work that is tough. Do you find that all the time together is both wonderful and testing? This poster suggests some ways that we can encourage siblings to talk to each other and explain how they feel to help avoid the raised voices.