Working from home

Summer Letter from Mrs Woodhead

Please click on the links below for guidance on helping your children during their time at home.  This is a very challenging time.  Try these resources which may help you and your family at this time.

Emotional Freedom Technique

Never alone helplines






Eat smart for less  Click on this link for information about trying to feed the family for less during lockdown.


Coping with self-isolation

Home Education

Talking to children


Lockdown Grief

Coping with change

Acknowledging your child’s emotions

Importance of Sleep


5 Things to Say to your Child to Promote a Growth Mindset and support The Clever Creatures

Healthy Minds Leaflet for Parents

Sheffield SEND support for parents

Swimming at home!  Try these videos and worksheets so that once we can get back into the water, they won’t have forgotten everything and will know more about keep water safe.

Swim England home-schooling activity sheets can be downloaded for free


Joy of Moving Home-School Festival Booklet

Our school has joined the Joy of Moving Home-School Festival designed by the EFL Trust. This week, Over 760 schools across the UK will take part in the festival by asking their families to dedicate 1 afternoon (or morning!) this week to follow the 3 hour programme. All activities are fun, simple and require limited resources. Here’s a fantastic booklet which clearly lays out a timetable and instructions.

Joy of Moving Home School Festival Booklet


Online maths lessons

Mangahigh are running free online lessons each day catering for all year groups.  Follow the link below and check out the timetable to find out when your lessons start:


There is nothing like a little boredom to fuel creative invention!

With that in mind, we would like to present our ‘If you were an engineer, what would you do’ Home Learning Project. Completely free for all children and young people aged 3-19.  We are providing more online interviews with engineers, who will share their work experiences and answer your questions; along with some activities to help get you ‘thinking like an engineer’.


Free coding resources being offered to schools during the closure:


The National Curriculum have produced a website containing fantastic resources for families to use during the school shut down.  Please click on the link below:,10VPC,4REYJM,3W8P5,1
Active Timetable- Sheffield Schools






Computing Activities


Spanish Home learning

The Insideouters No 9 – Peter The Penguin Saves The Day

The Insideouters No 4 The Insideouters Take a Holiday

The Insideouters No 1 Fluff has a Birthday Party

Imagination Gaming

30 Days Wild

Music Hub!/50-things-to-do-before-youre-five
activities support and wellbeing pack

Activity bingo

lego challenge

Phonics support for Reception and Year 1 children and for those children who find reading and spelling tricky.  Click on the link, then read to the bottom where another link is available.  Letter to parents and carers about online phonics lessons (1) (1)

Facetime phonics – What a great idea! Some free resources to support writing.

The FSC (forestry website) has produced some free resources and activities for families to try during school closures:

http://Instilling Inspiration – YouTube Channel

Possible timetable

Keeping Busy 1

Keeping Busy 2

Now Press Play


Mathletics (educational software) - WikipediaWe will be holding a Mathletics competition for all year groups running from Monday to Monday each week during the closure.  We will announce each week’s winner on the APP and here on the website.  The categories are as follows:

  • Class with the most points in a week like we do in assembly each Friday
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd in all classes from year 1 to year 6.

We will keep a track of these scores during the school closure and give out prizes when we all come back together!

Mathletics competition

Well done Y3 for winning this week’s Mathletics competition with a class total of 36,084 and congratulations to LULYANA in Y5 who was the highest scoring pupil in all year groups with a score of 23,900!  The full results were:

Y1 – 21,767 – 1st Antonella – 6,792, 2nd Jacob 4530, 3rd Tayla – 4093

Y2 – 39,125 – 1st Exodus – 13,230, 2nd Alan – 8930, 3rd Fabian – 6020

Y3 – 43,934 – 1st Lusungu – 15,516, 2nd Martyna – 11870, 3rd Blazej – 5022

Y4 15,889 – 1st Jason 7,750, 2nd Jakub – 3135, 3rd Wiktor – 1472

Y5 36,084 – 1st – Lulyana – 23,900, 2nd Aleksandra – 7767, 3rd Aaron – 2,140

Y6 21,008 – 1st Skye – 10,490, 2nd Abigail – 8,410, 3rd Anya – 1046

Today (20.5.20) is National Friendship Funday – take a look at these pupil made clips of the story The Rainbow Fish.


Wonderful home learning!

Click on the rainbow image to read a poem written by our wonderful pupils for the NHS.


100 Challenge for Major Tom


ABC story challenge – write a story with only 26 words (using the alphabet)





Billy Badger has helped us to think hard and we have really risen to the challenge, there are also some amazing photography skills.  Well done photographers too.


Look out for lots of Ruby Rabbit team work from last week and the children who are taking part in the 30 day photography challenge and the Lego challenge.  What a full inbox this week!