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Remote learning activities:

 

Remote learning (when necessary - see Remote learning policy & remote learning plan on policies & documents page) will be largely set using 'Seesaw' (an online learning journal). Details of how to access it can be found in the letter home attached below. Your child will need their individual Seesaw home learning login to use this. This is available from the class teacher or e-mail reception@eastcroftpark.co.uk stating your child's name and class.

Seesaw: The learning journal

How to Get Started on Seesaw with Home Learning.mp4

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As school closures have persisted for an extended period, further work activities are constantly being added to the SeeSaw learning platform and/or the home learning page. To access the Seesaw resources, pupils will need access to a digital device such as a phone, tablet or laptop and the Seesaw app (Android) (Apple) or the website app.seesaw.me. Additionally, they will need their home access code provided by school. If you have any queries about this please contact school directly by e-mail at eastcroft.de@knowsley.gov.uk.

Phonics

A message from Ruth Miskin Training:
RWI Phonics lessons at home from Monday 23rd March
We’re scheduling free Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on Facebook and YouTube for children to watch at home; three short Speed Sound lessons with one of our trainers every day for the next two weeks. Films will only be available at the times below:
Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am and again at 12.30 pm
Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am and again at 1.00 pm
Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am and again at 1.30 pm
Note: films are streamed live and won’t be available at other times.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Reading Resources

For additional school-standard reading books:

Oxford Owls online reading books:

 

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

Look for ‘My class login’ button.

 

Username:

EastcroftPupils

Password:

C0mmun1ty

 

 

Times Tables rock stars

 

Children in KS2 should all have an individual login to TTRS, use these details to login either on the website or download and use the TTRS app (Android)TTRS app (Apple).

Numbots

 

In light of current school closures, we have taken a subscription to numbots (suitable for Rec, Y1 & Y2 children) to consolidate simple maths facts. To access this, pupils will need to access the numbots website or numbots app (Android) or (Apple).

Useful website links

We have collated a list of useful website links with online learning games to help support your children at this time of closure. All of these websites are offering free access during this time, but you may need to create an account.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/go -all year groups

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ -all year groups

https://uk.ixl.com/ -all year groups

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize -all year groups

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part.html -all year groups (History)

http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ -children who are learning phonics

https://www.bigeyedowl.co.uk/ -early years and key stage 1

http://www.fireoflondon.org.uk/ -year 2 have recently covered this! Suitable for all years.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach -all year groups

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ - all year groups

https://www.getbodysmart.com/ - all year groups (Science)

https://bpes.bp.com/ -all year groups (STEM activities)

http://www.ictgames.com/ -all year groups

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/#!?q=&sortOption=MostRecent&pageNo=1 – all year groups (English)

http://www.fablevision.com/place/museum/tracingace.html -all year groups (Art)

https://www.crayola.com/education -all year groups (Art)

https://www.wildlifewatch.org.uk/activity-sheets -all year groups (Science)

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/ -all year groups

 

 

 

 

 

Useful YouTube Channels

We have collated a list of educational YouTube channels that your children might be interested in watching during this closure period.

Search the username on YouTube!

  • Crash Course Kids
  • Science Channel
  • SciShow Kids
  • National Geographic Kids
  • Free School
  • Geography Focus
  • TheBrainScoop
  • SciShow
  • Kids Learning Tube
  • Geek Gurl Diaries
  • Mike Likes Science
  • Science Max
  • SoulPancake

 

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