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Diary Dates 

W/C 30th Nov - Christmas Cards to be posted

Friday 4th Dec - Raffle prizes due in

W/C 7th Dec - Raffle tickets on sale

Tue 8th Dec - Bags 2 School

Thu 10th Dec - Reception Parents Information Session @ 10:00

Fri 11th Dec - Christmas Jumper Day 

W/C 14th Dec - Christmas Raffle

W/C 14th Dec - Christmas Gifts For Sale

Thu 17th Dec - Christmas Dinner

Fri 18th Dec - School Closes

Tue 5th Jan - School Opens

Tue 23rd Feb - Pupil Photos

Thu 4th Mar - World Book Day

Fri 19th Mar - Comic Relief

Mon 22nd Mar - World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

Staggered times 

Starfish Explorers 12.30-2.50pm

Starfish 8.40-2.50pm

Dolphins 8.45-2.55pm

Lions 8.50-3pm

Eagles 8.55-3.05pm

If you have several children, they can come to school together, please use the youngest childs start and end time. 

 

After school club needs to be pre-booked and runs from 3-5.30.  Please email admin@kirksmeaton.n-yorks.sch.uk 

 

NOTICES 

The DfE have launched a helpline to answer your questions about COVID-19 in relation to education. You can contact them on:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

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If your child leaves school unsupervised, please ensure you complete this form.

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If your child is due to start secondary school in 2021, applications are open until 31st October 2020. Further information can be found here.

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Please make sure all children have their PE kits on Wednesdays and the below;

Dolphins - Thu

Lions - Tue, Thu

Eagles - Mon, Fri

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 Information regarding our current Y6's applying for secondary schools can be found here.

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Information from our Healthy Child Team for our Year 6 pupils can be found below.

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Info Leaflet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Student Zone!

Fitness and outdoors

Joe Wicks fitness every morning at 9am www.thebodycoach.com

Forest schools ideas- a lesson a day https://youtu.be/LTo9abzGJuo

REAL PE sessions- password and username sent to parents in a letter.

These have some wonderful ideas for outdoor activities  with a new one posted every day. https://www.facebook.com/eastbarnby

 

IDL

https://www.idlsgroup.com/

IDL only works with the ‘Google Chrome’ browser. If you’re using an iPad or Android device, go to the App Store or Play Store and download the IDL2 Mobile app

Log-in details are in your childs planner.

We use this platform for literacy and numeacy.

Literacy Parent Guide

Numeracy Parent Guide

 

Class Dojo

https://www.classdojo.com/

  

English

Daily English activities at 9.30am https://RadioBlogging.net 

Oliver Jeffer story time at 6pm each day www.oliverjeffers.com

English with Holly- search on facebook.

Resources for English language learning https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find

Spellingshed

 
 
 

Science

https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning

 https://www.crestawards.org

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

 

Art

Art- Draw with Rob daily at  www.robbidilph.com

Good, free art activities  https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/

Easy arts and crafts for little oneshttps://www.redtedart.com

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest. https://theimaginationtree.com

 
Maths
 
- National Numeracy Parent Toolkit has a wealth of tips and advice for parents. http://www.nnparenttoolkit.org.uk/

- Oxford Owl includes a range of activities, top tips and eBooks to help your child with their maths at home. http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/maths-owl/maths

- Maths 4 Mums and Dads explains some of the milestones children make between the ages of 3-and-11-years-old. http://www.maths4mumsanddads.co.uk/index.php

- Nrich. A range of maths games, problems and articles on all areas of maths. Parents of Key Stage 1 children should select ‘stage 1’ and parents of Key Stage 2 children should select ‘stage 2’. http://nrich.maths.org/frontpage

List of Maths Websites for Children

http://amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html

ttp://www.ilovemathsgames.com/

http://www.mathsisfun.com/index.html

http://www.mathszone.co.uk/

http://www.multiplication.com/

http://www.primarygames.co.uk/ http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/

 https://www.themathsfactor.com/

https://www.khanacademy.org

TT Rockstars 

 
 
 
IT
 
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free. https://blockly.games
 

 

Geography

Activities and quizzes for younger kids https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Geography gaming! https://world-geography-games.com/world.html

 

Languages

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

 

The following websites are great for children to use at home - fun online interactive activities in each curriculum area. 
http://woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/
http://www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk/Curriculum/Curriculum.htm
http://www.ictgames.com/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/sciencehttp:/

 

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

 

https://www.futurelearn.com

Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

 

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/

Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.

  

https://ed.ted.com

All sorts of engaging educational videos

  

https://thekidshouldseethis.com

Wide range of cool educational videos

 

https://thecrashcourse.com

You Tube videos on many subjects

 

https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids

As above for a younger audience

 

https://idea.org.uk

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

 

https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

 

https://www.tinkercad.com

All kinds of making.

 

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.

 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Lots of free resources for Primary age

 

https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

 

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

 

https://toytheater.com/

Educational online games

 

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac

Activities and quizzes

 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk

This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures. Code: UKTWINKLHELPS

 

 www.crucial-crew.org.uk

 

An interactive game provided by North Yorkshire Police to promote safety. 

 

http://nyorks-eco.education/

With a range of activities to be accessed online by children aged between 7 and 11 years this website is designed to assist both children and parents in understanding the issues facing planet earth.

Each lesson is neatly packaged into PowerPoints, Videos and worksheets that can be printed along with some quiz challenges to complete online.

 

Forever Curious Booklet