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Here's a list of websites

 to support home learning.

Please see year group pages for more specific guidance.

Many educational websites are 'suspending' subscriptions while schools are closed. We will keep adding to the list as they appear.

 www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Mental Health and Wellbeing Support - Please click here for more information.

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Below is a useful document to download, published by the DfE to help you as a parent/carer find out more about how your child is learning and developing during their first five years, in relation to the EYFS.

Please click here for a leaflet from the Starting Well Partnership detailing groups available for parents.

Family Support

Lisa Sinclair is a Family Support Worker employed by school to support children and their families. This can be in school (subject to Covid-19 restrictions) or over the phone. Lisa is in school once a fortnight on a Monday morning. If you would like support from Lisa, please let school know and we will pass on your contact details. This could be support with bedtime routines, managing feelings or behaviour at home. 

 

Alyson Rushworth is an Early Intervention Family Support Worker. She may work with children/ families in school or at home (subject to  Covid-19 restrictions). This is usually for a set time e.g. 6 weeks in order to offer a package of support based on your needs. School can make a referral with parental consent, or parents can request support themselves by completing the form here:

 https://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/requestfamilysupport.

 

Starting Well Partnership: Support for families during coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

On this page, you will also find a link in red to request parenting support. Alternatively, please get in touch with school and we can arrange for a Family Support Worker to get in touch with you.

 

 Here2Help Worcestershire

This is a very useful site containing lots of resources and information to support families during COVID-19.

2021 Family Learning Courses



 

  • All courses are still currently free for this term for any parent or carer (Please tick the "been referred" box to book on free)
  • Parents can book on by searching the course title at www.worcestershire.gov.uk/courses
  • or by calling 01905 728537 to the Business Support line for help
  • Teachers, Teaching Support staff and professionals can book or refer parents onto this course too for families in need where they are unable to book themselves on independently or need extra support to attend
  • All courses are online but full support will be given to everyone that books to ensure they can access Zoom.
  • Website to book courses: www.worcestershire.gov.uk/courses
  • Facebook: @adultlearningworcestershire to follow to see any newly listed courses
  • Twitter: @WorcsAdultLearn to follow to see any newly listed courses

 

School Admissions

Please click on this link to go to the Worcestershire County Council School Admissions page.

E-Safety

Online Safety during Covid-19 School Closure

As schools close, or run at a limited capacity as a result of COVID-19, we know that parents and carers are having to manage their child’s use of technology and help them learn remotely. This can feel overwhelming, but we are here to help!
Here are lots of useful resources and tools that you as a parent or carer can use to help ensure your child is safe and happy online.

 

Here is a link to a recent document from the Government, about ensuring that we all play a part in keeping children safe online. There are resources and links to websites which can support you in recognising the potential risks along with advice if you feel concerned about content the children are accessing.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-keeping-children-safe-online/coronavirus-covid-19-support-for-parents-and-carers-to-keep-children-safe-online

 

Click here for some tips on how to support and keep your children safe online.

Below are some internet safety activities recommended by childnet:

3-7 year olds

7-11 year olds

      

ThinkUKnow have created home activity work packs to support parents during school closure. They include simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their awareness of online safety.

Click here to access the website

 

In Key Stage 2, before the school closure, we watched these videos as part of computing lessons on internet safety.

It may be useful for your children to watch them again. See the link below: 

     

Follow the links below for advice on how to protect your children online.

 

 

As many people are now communicating via video conferencing, this information has been written for parents to explain how Zoom works and the potential risks to be aware of. Click on the image below to save and view more clearly.

Our School Council worked to create a 'Child Friendly E-safety Policy'. This has been sent home with every pupil. Click the link below to view it. 

 

Child Friendly E-safety leaflet

Online Safety Parent PowerPoint (October 2018)

Parents' Guide to Screen Time

Here is the most up to date guidance for parents from the National Internet Safety Centre. Please consider whether your child is spending too long on screens in their spare time.

Screen time addiction

 

Below are some parent guides about popular apps and games

Tik Tok

Fortnite

Youtube

 

 

Here are some conversation starters about Online Safety that you could have with your children. 

Follow the link below to complete the Parent View Questionnaire

 https://parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/

 

Follow the link below to the DFE Performance Tables for schools

 

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/

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