Welcome to St Thomas More ‘Home Learning’ Platform. 

Here you will find interesting and exciting learning opportunities to do at home.  

 

Phonics Website Link for Parents

This link has a good clear guidance for Parents on Phonics. The audio guide is especially useful for showing how to pronounce the pure sounds properly and how to blend, just as we do in school.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/learn-to-read-phonics/

 


As we continue to adjust to a different way of life, it can sometimes times be tricky – for our children and for ourselves. Here is a selection of advice, links and resources which we hope you find useful.

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http://Coronavirus For Kids Axel Scheffler

Mental Health Support Primary Newsletter PRIMARY

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https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

 

Free Ebook: Everybody Worries

Prayers Needed | The Grace Place Church

https://www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk/parishes-online

http://Bishop Patrick McKinney

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Reading:

Oxford Owl            https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

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

BorrowBox Oxfordshire Library  ***Amazing resource where you can borrow e-books from the library

This book about Coronavirus has been written to help children to understand more about it and to understand more about how we can help by staying at home. It also includes a heart warming message about being kind. It is illustrated by Axel Scheffler from The Gruffalo story.

 

Maths Calculation Policy

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Physical Activity:

Physical Activities for Children STM

Move and count to 100 with Jack Hartman.

 

Internet Safety:

Parent help and advice in a digital world

Keeping children safe online training for parents

Parent online safety at home survey

https://parentinfo.org/article/child-online-safety-during-lockdown-where-to-report?

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Fancy something different:

Make a Positive Thought Box

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Lego challenges:

Lego30daychallenge

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Rainbows as Symbols of Hope Please join our school project to spread Hope in our community!

 

More Home Learning Resources:

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Home Learning Websites and Resources

 

Useful websites for further ideas on home learning:

 

  1. BBC Bite size

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

 

2. National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/teacher-category/primary-resources/

 

3. 30 virtual field trips

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/preview

4. Twinkl ‘parents hub’ – sign up for free, to download learning packs for each year group

https://www.twinkl.com/resources/parents

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search?term=school+closure

 

5. CBeebies Bedtime Stories

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/bedtime-stories-readers

 

6. Oak National Academy

https://www.thenational.academy/