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Welcome back to Kingfishers Class!

 

We are looking forward to having you back with us and enjoying our new topic 'Over the Rainbow'.

 

 

Welcome back Kingfishers

Staff in Kingfishers

 

Teacher - Lisa

 

Teaching Assistants - Donna

                                       Liz

                                       Amelia

Autumn Term 2020 Newsletter

Check out our new twitter page. Here you will be able to see what we have been getting up to in class. 

Kingfisher Timetable Autumn 2020

Kingfisher class home- school pack

In the event that your child has to self isolate and is unable to come into school the Kingfishers staff have put together some resources for you to use at home with your child. 

 

In class we follow a routine of - 

 

Lesson

Snack and outdoor play

Lesson

Lunch and outdoor play

Lesson

 

You may want to follow a similar routine at home. You may also like to do some life skills with your child such as cooking, gardening or sewing.

 

All Subjects

 

Purple Mash – every child has their own log on – it has been stuck into their diaries.

https://www.purplemash.com/login/

 

Education city – every child has their own log on

You can access age appropriate games for English, Phonics, Maths and Science.

https://ec1.educationcity.com/?_ga=2.44133412.1841357346.1584545561-768714290.1579880180

 

Links to a variety of websites covering different subjects can be found on the Rocklands School website. Follow – Children – Kid’s Zone

 

Primary Resources - Free lessons plans, activity ideas and resources covering all subjects.

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/

 

BBC Bitesize has lots of online learning with games to do for each subject and lesson ideas.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

Twinkl are offering a month free subscription in light of the current situation affecting education. All you need to do is enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS. We suggest that you save any resources that you download onto your own home computer hard drive. Twinkl covers all subjects. There are variety of sequenced lessons plans in different subjects that you can download, which will include the resources needed to support the lessons.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/sign-in

 

Top Marks has links to online education games for the following subjects; Early Years, English, Geography, History, Maths, Music, R.E and Science.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

 

Phonics Play

Phonics Play have made it free to access a variety of phonics resources. The user name and password can be found on the link.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

 

You do not need to leave the house to visit the nearest library. Sign up for an online account and download as many e-books as you can read! Just type in Staffordshire library ebooks into Google.

 

https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Libraries/Library-services/eLibrary/eBooks.aspx

 

Oxford Owl has free online reading books for your child to read. There are also questions about the book for your child to answer.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

 

At Rocklands School we follow Letter and Sounds to teach phonics. On the website there is a variety of resources and online games that range from phase 1 to phase 6.

 http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/

 

Maths

 

Maths Worksheets 4 Kids has lots of free worksheets that you can download and print off.

https://www.mathworksheets4kids.com/math.php

 

Math Game Time can make learning more fun and engaging. When children play games, they can apply their math skills to new and unique scenarios while building logic and critical thinking skills. They also get a chance to practice math in a way that is fun and appeals to their interests.

http://www.mathgametime.com/math-games

 

Science

 

Maths Worksheets 4 Kids also has Science worksheets that can be downloaded and printed off for free.
https://www.mathworksheets4kids.com/science.php

 

Mysterscience.com over a range of mini lessons to do which will spark discussions with mini clips and questions.

https://mysteryscience.com/

 

Little Bins Little Hands. Calling all junior scientists, engineers, explorers, inventors, and the like to dive into our INCREDIBLE list of best ever STEM projects for kids.

 

Science Kids. Enjoy fun science games for kids while learning more about science and technology. There's a range of free online activities to try with something for everyone whether you're interested in animals, plants, chemistry, biology, physics, space, magnets, electricity, forces, light, sounds, gases or other science related topics. Put yourself to the test by trying to complete as many of the interactive challenges as you can, the games start off easy but will be fully testing your technology skills and understanding of the science behind the game in no time.

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/gamesactivities.html

 

History

 

Planeta 42 History games to explore and study the past and civilization progress. More than 40 online games to learn history, related to different historical subjects, that may be used for fun, interactive education.

http://planeta42.com/history/

 

D&T

 

Little Bins Little Hands. LEGO® is one of the most awesome and versatile play materials out there.

https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/kids-lego-activities/

 

Geography

 

Play Geography. It’s so important to know the world we live in. But it’s so huge! There are so many countries, cities, flags, rivers, seas and more than 7 billions of people. There are lots of education games to play to learn about the world that we live in.

https://www.playgeography.com/

 

R.E

 

National association of teachers of religious education

http://www.natre.org.uk/about-natre/free-resources-for-you-and-your-pupils/

 

P.E 

 

Down Dog. Anyone who wants to do exercise at home can do so. Down Dog are making all of their apps - Down Dog, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, and 7 Minute Workout - completely free until April 1st.

https://www.downdogapp.com/

 

 

 

 

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