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Below are some home learning ideas to do with your child.  In addition, there are specific activities for your child's year group on their class page.

 

Websites for you to access

Wolverhampton Music School

The music teachers from Wolverhampton Music School are teaching music lessons for instruments on their YouTube channel.  This is ideal for children who are learning an instrument :

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0N5hexfh4P8gG7bU9UGXTg

 

 

Accessing Library books online

Here are the steps to follow for the children to register as e-readers at Wolverhampton libraries. 
 
  1. If not already a member of the library service, visit https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/libraries/join-library and complete the online application form. You will be issued with a temporary membership number. 
    If already a member of the library service (with a library card but no current online access), visit https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/libraries/request-pin-number. Your pin number will be emailed within 24 hours. 
  2. Download 'BorrowBox' from the app store. 
  3. Open the app. 
    • Select Wolverhampton libraries.
    • Enter your 8-digit ID/bar code (the middle of your library card/temporary number).
    • Enter the pin number you have been given. 
    • An adult will need to review and agree to the Terms and Conditions. 
    • Enter your email address (for notifications of book availability).
  4. You now have access to 5 eAudiobooks and 5 eBooks at one time. If a book is marked as on loan and you wish to read it, reserve it and you will be notified when it is available. 
Happy reading!

 

Read Write Inc Lessons

Read Write Inc are teaching daily phonics lessons on their youtube channel. This is ideal for children in reception and Key Stage One to enable them to keep up with their phonics:

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Amazon free books

There are lots of free books available to download on Amazon. These books include Oxford Reading Tree books and maths teaching books. Follow the link below to look at the books available. You will then need to get the free Kindle reading app which is available for phone, tablet or computer so you are able to read the books you wish to download. 

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/b?node=21173577031&pf_rd_r=NGJ7XQK8W0HTX94GDVM5&pf_rd_p=a3e93a49-ee98-49fe-a74d-ec09c3a87bc1

 

Free maths lessons by Carol Vorderman

Carol Vorderman has created free maths lesson. There is also a great area to practice times tables. Just register at the following link:

 

https://www.themathsfactor.com/

 

Classroom Secrets

The website Classroom Secrets has produced resource packs for each year group. This is the link you will need:

 

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

 

Daily PE Lessons

Daily PE lessons with Joe the Body Coach starting at 9am:

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

 

Free eBooks

All you need to do is register on the link below and you will have access to lots of different eBooks:

 

www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

 

Free Audio Books

David Walliams is releasing a free audio story every day at 11am:

 

www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

 

Phonics Play

A website for younger children to access and practice their phonics for free by using the username: march20 and password: home

 

www.phonicsplay.co.uk

 

Twinkl

Twinkl are offering free resources for parents. Just go on to the website below and use the offer code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS

 

www.twinkl.co.uk/offer

 

Square One

Square One have links to lots of educational sites and apps. This website is run by Concero, who provide ICT support to school. 

 

https://squareone.education/

 

White Rose Learning Packs

Maths company, White Rose (which we follow at St Michael's) are preparing a week of maths lessons for each year group free for parents to download. Use the link below to access the packs:

 

www.whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

Yoga and Mindfulness

Keep your child active and promote positive mental health. Download Yoga and Mindfulness by following the link:

 

2simple.com/landing-pages/free-access-striver/?utm_campaign=11413457_Striver%20-%20Covid%2019%20Update&utm_medium=dotdigital&utm_source=2Simple%20Software&utm_Link_Name=DOWNLOAD%20TEXT&dm_i=R2J,6SMOH,PNP34L,R6YHB,1

 

Information for children

The following links will take you to websites providing information about the coronavirus in a child friendly way.  This may be useful to share with your child if they are feeling anxious about the current situation:

 

www.elsa-support.co.uk/coronavirus-story-for-children/

 

www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=this%20downloadable%20comic&utm_campaign=Weekly-03-03-20&t=1583271654945

 

campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools

 

 

 

 

 

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