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Oxford Owl have produced a guide that gives lots of tips and advice about preparing to start school, being at school, the curriculum and things to do at home. This guide is free to download and can be found at www.oxfordowl.co.uk
Usernames and passwords have been issued for Bug Club. (If you are unsure of these please speak to the class teacher.) Please explore Bug Club with your child and read some of the books that have been assigned to your child. You can also complete associated activities by clicking on the bug image. Bug Club can be accessed by clicking here or at www.activelearnprimary.co.uk
Early Years Foundation Stage
KS1 BBC Bitesize
You can access free phonics play on this website.
All children in Year 4, 5 and 6 have a password to Mathletics.
The children in St Patrick’s and St Andrew's classes are learning to program using Scratch. Scratch is free to use online at the following website.
ScratchJr is also available as a free app for iPads and Android tablets.
The children in St David's and St George's classes are learning to program using Small Basic, this is also free to download from the Microsoft Small Basic website.
On these websites you can create your own programs or practice what you have learnt in school.
Dance Mat Typing
This is a fun way to get use to where all the letters are on the keyboard you are using.
Safer Internet Information
Year 1 and 2
As part of their e-safety work Year 1 and 2 children will read the story of Dot by Randi Zuckerberg and The Adventures of Smartie the Penguin
They will be watching the Hector’s World cartoons
The children will also learn the SMART rules with Kara, Winston and the SMART Crew
BBC Stay Safe
BBC Newsround – Wonder Web World
NSPCC - Your guide to the social networks your kids use . Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world.
Parents can register on the Think U Know website and access information and videos.
Some videos may not be suitable for younger children, please check suitability before watching as a family.
Think U know – Parents’ and Carers’ guide to online safety
BBC WebWise – Family online safety