Lockdown part 2
This page will continue to have links to home learning that can be used for your child. Please visit Classdojo in the first instance, along with Purple Mash. You can also see the individual class pages.
HOW TO USE CLASS DOJO
Class Dojo is new educational tool which we are using at Idle CE Primary School to promote positive behaviour and encourage important skills along with supporting Home Learning where required. It is used throughout the school by all staff. Class Dojo is also a useful tool for parents to keep in contact. If you have not connected to the Class Dojo yet, you can access this via a computer or download the free mobile app. You should have received a letter with a code, so you can see how your child is getting on in school and work that has been set to do.
During these uncertain times we understand that keeping your child motivated and engaged in home learning when it may be required can be a challenge. We as teachers at Idle CE Primary School have decided that by introducing Class Dojo, this will allow us to set work and to communicate with our pupils and parents in a more effective way.
Every class, school, and student has their own Story, all of which are shared home with parents. Stories are instantly updating streams of pictures and videos from the school. Teachers can post information and share resources on the stories section.
School Story helps school leaders to share with all families connected to their school, Class Story helps teachers to share with all families connected to their class, and Student Stories helps students to create their own story: a timeline – or portfolio – of what they've learned.
This will help with Home Learning if required and worksheets can be found and completed in this section.
Please find below a short how to guide on what your child's ClassDojo will look like when using a pc, how to complete work and hand in work.
Here are some useful links to get to grips with ClassDojo.
Introduction to ClassDojo:
Parents how to ClassDojo:
How pupils log in to ClassDojo:
How pupils post to their ClassDojo portfolio:
How families log on to ClassDojo:
Classdojo Helpdesk - all your how to questions answered:
Please see our ClassDojo information -LINK: ClassDoJo - Educational Tool
If your child is self isolating please also have them log in to Purple Mash to check if any Computing work has been set. Thank you. Link to Purple Mash.
Children should know their usernames and passwords for Purple Mash.
username: firstnamesurname – with no space or full stop.
In response to the Government's directive re Covid-19 and school closures, we are currently operating an amended timetable in school.
HOME LEARNING: Change in website layout - now found on TOP NAVIGATION BAR
To support your requests for additional home learning packs we have included information for each year group in the IN THIS SECTION pane either to the right (PC) or below (Mobile). This is ongoing, please bear with us as we update new content to the website daily.
NEW - 14/7/20 - mATHS resources liNK: White Rose Maths Link
Ideas (15/6/20) - please see Purple Mash Weekly Activity Ideas - general - an attached document below.
(18/6/20) - Please note there will be a new task each week assigned to children on Purple Mash. All the children need to do is click on the Purple Alerts Bell. These tasks will be linked with class topics etc.
To see examples of children's work please click on HOME LEARNING WORK EXAMPLES.
We would like to reinforce however that these are unprecedented times and this is not compulsory, it is for those who wish to do it.
Family health and mental health must always come first.
New - 14/7/20 - Action for Happiness website link: Action For Happiness Link
RECOMMENDED LEARNING SITES:
Mrs Bigger's daily Phonics lesson:
Oak National Academy (recommended by the DfE): https://www.thenational.academy/
BBC tuition pages at : https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary
For Music enthusiasts: BBC Ten Pieces at Home – minimalist music with body percussion!
For inspirational activities from Bradford museums & galleries:
Please also see the list of additional useful websites outlined in the attachment below - 'Local Authority Support for Parents'.
SEND: Listed below are links to Bradford Schools Online with further resources specifically targeted for pupils with SEND produced by the SCIL (previously High Incidence) Team:
Cognition & Learning:
OnlineSafetyAtHome - Home Activity Packs
#OnlineSafetyAtHome campaign can be found on the CEOP Thinkuknow Education Team website. This is to help support parents and carers during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Every fortnight, this website releases new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities parents and carers can do with their child to support their online safety at home. They are suitable for ages 4-14+. You can find these packs on the CEOP Thinkuknow website here: Online Safety At Home Activity Packs