Beech Avenue - Learning from Home

Please find information in the sections below on learning from home due to a bubble closure and when a pupil has to self-isolate.

In the Event of a Bubble Closure  

Where a pupil is required to self-isolate in the event of bubble closure in school, but is otherwise well, they are expected to continue to access their learning remotely from home. Please see the information below and the expectations for each year group.  

Nursery 

In the event of a class or year group closure, the use of Sways will continue from the following day. A pre-planned Sway will be uploaded onto the school website for families to access. Teachers will work together under the direction of the Year Lead and the Assistant Head to plan and generate Sways for the rest of the isolation period. The Sways will contain material linked to the current curriculum for English, maths and one other subject daily. Each morning a Town Hall event will be held to allow children and families access to the teacher and hear an overview of the daily learning.  

Reception 

In the event of a class or year group closure, the use of Sways and live teaching will continue from the following day. A pre-planned Sway will be uploaded onto the school website for families to access. Teachers will work together under the direction of the Year Lead and the Assistant Head to plan and generate Sways for the rest of the isolation period. The Sways will contain material linked to the current curriculum for English, maths and one other subject daily. Live teaching will take place twice a day and a live class meeting will be held each morning. The live teaching sessions will be based on literacy and maths. Additional 1:1 tutoring will be scheduled in for our more vulnerable pupils. Each morning a live class meeting will be held to allow children and families access to teacher and hear an overview of the daily learning.  

KS1 and Year 3 

In the event of a class or year group closure, the use of Sways and live teaching will continue from the following day. A pre-planned sway will be uploaded onto the school website for families to access. Teachers will work together under the direction of the Year Lead and the Assistant Head to plan and generate Sways for the rest of the isolation period. The Sways will contain material linked to the current curriculum for English, maths and one other subject daily. Live teaching will take place twice a day and a live class meeting will be held each morning. The live teaching sessions will be based on literacy and maths. Additional 1:1 tutoring will be scheduled in for our more vulnerable pupils. 

The use of Forms will be included to provide children with the opportunity to submit their work to the class teachers for marking and feedback. Feedback will be provided in the Sway the following day as a recorded video. A re-teach may be included in the feedback. Each morning a live class meeting will be held to allow children and families access to teacher and hear an overview of the daily learning.  

Year 4 – Year 6 

In the event of a class or year group closure, pupils in Year 4 – Year 6 will move to live teaching as from the first day of remote learning. The content will contain material and live learning with a teacher from the year group, linked to the current curriculum for English, maths and one other subject daily. Work will be submitted online through the tools in Teams and feedback will be provided on an individual, class, and/or group basis. Each morning at 9.00am a Town Hall event will be held to provide children an overview of the daily learning. 

 

In the Event of an Individual Pupil Needing to Self-Isolate  

Where a pupil is required to self-isolate, but is otherwise well, they are expected to continue to access their learning remotely from home. Please see the information below and the expectations for each year group.  

Years Reception to Year 2

A work pack will be sent home for Years Reception to Year 2. The Inclusion Officers or a member of SLT will drop these off the following day. The work will include:

  • the reading booklet
  • phonics and reading on our school website
  • the writing tasks
  • the maths tasks
  • the knowledge organiser for science, and humanities and the learning/tasks for the lessons (Y1-Y2)
  • Handwriting practice  
  • Number bonds practice  

The Inclusion Officer for the phase will telephone the family daily and the teacher will hold a Teams meeting once a day to check in on the learning and provide access to the class. This could be for story time or a short session with the class.

Years 3-6

In Years 3-6, a Chromebook will be sent home with the pupil, along with all the resources required for the isolation period.  They will be expected to join live learning each day via MS Teams.  

 

Chromebook Support

For instructions of how to access both the Chromebook and Microsoft Teams, please read the instructions available in the button below.

 

Additional Information

Please click on the link below to see additional information about our primary home learning offer.

Primary Home Learning Offer


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