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For those of you who would like something different or extra for your children whilst they are at home, here are a range of online lessons and activities for you and your children to explore.  Please know that these activities are optional and are intended for you to use only if you want to. If you and your child are struggling with more formal ‘learning’ at home, these online activities might be a welcome change!  Content on these sites is liable to change and will not have been monitored by the school.

Physical and Mental well-being is so important to us all. Here are a few ideas that you may find useful to help your children stay active during their time at home.

Local PE Consultant Matt Upston with the help of Schools Half Marathon Challenge have created some KS 1 PE activities focussing on Locomotion (Movement) Balance and Object Control for children to do while we are at home.

 Each week will have a different theme and will consist of 11 Videos which will be released throughout the week.

 Week 1 is pirates and has a warm up which can be repeated throughout the week and then a Stability, Locomotion and Object Control challenge released on Monday, Wednesday and Friday with a family game too.  There is also some downloadable guides to help with the challenges and also help with linked ideas for other educational activities and ideas on how to differentiate them for older or younger children.  The videos can be followed and continued or used by parents to get ideas for some early years PE.

We will have a different theme each week to help with keeping interest and to make it fun.

 I hope you like them.  Week 2 will be animals!

Please access these resources via the link below

The fantastic Mr JP Doku, the PE lead down the road at St Leonard's, has produced some on-line exercise classes. You can find these here. Just like The Body Coach, but more local!!

Just Dance: There are plenty of free Just Dance videos on you tube – Great fun for all the family.

 

Circuits or HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

Encourage your children make up their own activity circuit and time them for 30 seconds – 1 minute at each activity each day. They could record their results in a chart to plot their progress. Years 4 & 6 should be familiar with this as they have been working on this in school.

Theatre Alibi have released two of their most recent children's productions online for you to watch for free along with education packs to download.

Virtual Visits

If you are missing days out, the following have online information, live webcams etc.

Face Book  - sites with some fun ideas

Uk Kidswindows                                                          London Play

Inspire my play                                                           Chester Zoo Live

Play Scotland                                                              Bristol Library – 2pm story everyday

Play groundology                                                       Children’s Scrap Store Bristol

Play England                                                               The Power of Play

We believe in outdoor play                                      5 Minute Crafts

Learning and exploring through play                     Early Years Scotland                

Planning Playtime – Learning through Play

Some links which are entertaining, thoughtful and with some activities:

School Motto

‘Enriching Lives Every Day’

Mission Statement

For in Him you have been enriched in every way, with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge. – 1 Corinthians 1-5 is the basis of our Christian Values of: Excellence; Nurture; Respect; Integrity; Compassion; Hope (ENRICH)

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