We are forever sharing learning resources on our Twitter page @WombwellParkSt
Check it out for some fantastic Reading activities, as well as activities for other subject areas.
Plenty of free resources available for anyone impacted by the COVID 19 school closures you say? That's right, Literacy Trust are always finding new ways to support learners. The Family Zone is packed full of fun things to make and do, amazing resources to listen and watch and a whole host of app and website recommendations to try during the current situation. Be sure to check out their fantastic range of reading and writing tools at:
First thought when you think of children's books? Mine will always be Roald Dahl. His fantastic ability to create stories which engross, captivate and leave young readers wanting more, is simply undeniable. With that in mind, why not check out the Roald Dahl website if you have a spare moment. They have some fantastic videos, lesson plans and activities to engage our young readers and writers.
Use the link below:
We are continuing to offer you the an abundance of learning to support with learning at home. Why not check out the following packs which seek to support our learners in continuing to develop their reading and writing skills at home.
We could all sometimes use a little more in the way of resources to keep our little ones busy in the current situation, so with that in mind, attached are yet more resources to support home learning. Please feel free to make use of them!
Ever read the book Tiddler? Its such a lovely book which is versatile in the many learning opportunities it provides, right from EYFS to Year6. Why not try and complete the home learning task below?
Wanting a little more guidance and support around how the Read, Write, Inc program works? Why not check out the following link, it offers parents excellent guides to support their understanding of Read, Write, Inc as well as ebooks, green word slide shows and phonics practice sheets.
Whilst some of our children are at home at the current time, why not take a look at some of the fantastic websites below to support them with their growing accuracy, fluency and comprehension as a reader:
https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/free-downloadable-issue/ free online digital download of a specialist children’s newspaper.
https://lindsaylittleson.co.uk/home/resources/ - free resources linked to the books of Lindsay Littleson including The Titanic Detective Agency and Guardians of the Wild Unicorns.
http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/ - vast online store of animated comic strips tracking legends and myths from across the world.
https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Nature-and-Animal-Realm-1.pdf - downloadable reading activity pack.
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/ - free online books – brilliant if you can’t get to the library
https://www.getepic.com – digital library for children up to 12
https://www.oliverjeffers.com/ - author will be reading a book every weekday at 6pm
https://www.picture-news.co.uk – newspacks for children
https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/ - RWI phonics ebooks and practice sheets.
This link will take you to David Walliams elevenses where there is a free audio book available everyday for you to enjoy.
Why not check it out?
As you are aware, phonics is a key part of the EYFS and Year 1 curriculum. We are delighted that the Read Write Inc. team have announced that they will be doing live speedy sounds phonics sessions. These are available to stream on YouTube using the following link:
They will release three short Speed Sound lessons with one of our trainers every day for the next two weeks. The films will only be available at the times below:
They're also releasing a film of a poem for Reception and Year 1 children to join in with at 2.00 pm every day. The poems will be available on YouTube to watch again and again.
This will be a fantastic opportunity for your child to continue to develop their knowledge of sounds and also use the sound cards sent home in your child's home learning pack!
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Office staff will be happy to assist you with any enquiries and direct you to the relevant staff as necessary. Our Leadership team will always be happy to help, as will our Parent Support Advisor Carol Hitchens.
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