Remote Learning/ Learning at home

Remote Learning/ Learning at home

The Remote Learning Policy is here: Remote Education Policy 2020

The policy outlines St George’s approach to remote learning, links to useful websites and guidance.

This policy also links to useful sites but more are suggested below.

As stated in the policy all Remote Learning will take place via the Class Dojo. All children have been provided with parent login details and information as how to access the Dojo. If you require any technical support please contact Mr.Wilson via the school office email account office@stgeorgesportland.dorset.sch.uk or via the  messaging system within the Dojo and he will respond to you as soon as possible. All plans and learning activities are posted on the Dojo weekly and updated daily with important information, tips and ideas. Below are the letters sent out regarding Remote Learning and a help sheet for parents when using the Dojo.

Remote Learning Letter (1)

Dojo letter to parents (1) 20201105_062228_

Class Dojo Help Sheet for Parents (1)

Useful websites:

Purplemash.com all children have login details for this and it provides a range tools and games for learning.

Mathletics children in Years 2-6 have logins to access this site from home.

Phonicsplay.co.uk are providing free access for parents. The login can be found on the site

Accelerated reader for those in KS2.

TT Rockstars for those in KS2, all children have logins.

Oxford Reading Buddy is linked to our Reading Scheme in school and is a good addition to the books that are brought home.

Below are useful sites for reading. Most will be free or provide free trials.

Oak Academy Online Reading lessons for all Year Groups: https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-key-stage/key-stage-2/subjects/english-reading-for-pleasure
Discovery Education Reading plus range of other video resources: https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/free-resources
Audio books: https://stories.audible.com/discovery
Non fiction comprehension videos and resurces: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html/
Online books: http://freekidsbooks.org/
Book comprehension packs: https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/search/search?now=taxonomy_id&search%5Btaxonomy_id%5D%5B%5D=1826
BBC Bringing books to life: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks1–ks2-bringing-books-to-life/zvg4xyc
Vooks for online reading: https://www.vooks.com
Children’s online library: http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SearchWorld?ilang=English
Podcasts for children: [https://www.nytimes.com/…/parenting/podcasts-for-kids.html](https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/parenting/podcasts-for-kids.html?fbclid=IwAR1pXwDpCKzq-yHfomCh0_PIgsXl1rCpBw3gUgdlmR_NZ6Cw_lN0v0nnqmE)
Some American sites:
BAME books read by various actors:https://www.storylineonline.net/
http://www.magickeys.com/books/
https://www.starfall.com/h/
www.storynory.com

You can also install an app called borrowbox which allows you to login using your Library card and borrow digital books and audiobooks. If you do not have a library card you can register digitally at https://www.librarieswest.org.uk/client/en_GB/default/?rm=JOIN+THE+LIBRA0%7C%7C%7C1%7C%7C%7C0%7C%7C%7Ctrue

Other useful sites are Oxfordowl and Get Epic.

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