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Home Learning - Self Isolation

For those who have chosen to Self Isolate we want to ensure your child still has access to home learning where possible. We have therefore uploaded Twinkl Home Learning Guides or each year group which points you to resources that have kindly been made available for free due to the Coronavirus.


There are also Literacy based teaching and resources for free at the following link.


If you have any queries or concerns please feel free to contact the School Office on 0115 9176550. 

Children’s Art Week (29 June – 19 July 2020)


Children’s Art Week is a UK-wide programme run by Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education.  

In 2020, Children’s Art Week will take place online, at home and in schools across three weeks in June and July. Each week will focus on a special theme: 

Week 1 (from 29 June): The Natural World

Week 2 (from 6 July): Connecting across generations

Week 3 (from 13 July): Literacy and creative writing


Explore the website below, to find links to different activities and projects.


Please use the document below to help your child at home with some really easy fun science experiments. 

Here is another pack of Science activities for your child to complete at home. Happy Science! 
Here are a few more Science experiments you can do at home within the month of June. Happy investigations!!! Mrs Wright.

Story section


Here, you will find links to podcasts, story based websites videos and updates from Gareth Baker. Sit back and enjoy a good story.

Please see below a story to help explain the current pandemic to children and explore their emotions

All year groups - please follow this link to a free book download - "How NOT to go to School".

This section will be updated with stories from Gareth Baker (Our Patron of Reading) each week. He has provided a worksheet linked to the story above. Please click on the link below -

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Book trust home time

Use the link below, to listen to stories, watch story themed videos and access a range of activities and quizzes. 

Free History story time podcast

Sophie (aged 7) and Ellie (aged 4) tell stories from history with their Daddy. 

 There are over 20 episodes already to choose from. They include:

And many more...


Use the links below, to access the podcast:


For those of you who have children who would like a little music during the day, 'Out of the Ark' have released some songs to make your children feel a little happier and motivate them during this strange time. 

Have a look and enjoy :-)  From Mrs Marshall



Have a look at the document below for some Active Maths challenges you can do at home.

PE at Home

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DCCT virtual lessons - A new series of lesson have been sent to us.

Have a look at this project. Design a multi-faith and belief room that could be built inside an airport.

This document contains everything that you need and will give you all of the information that you need to start your research into the beliefs and requirements of different religions. Don't forget, someone who isn't religious should be able to use it too for a space to think. Be creative and thoughtful. We would love to see your designs and ideas.