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Home Learning

This year Y1 were involved in the Young Leaders award.  There is now an at-home section which focuses on character development and this is open to all children in school. You may wish to have a go at some of these activities over the summer.  The website is https://www.archbishopofyorkyouthtrust.co.uk/yla-at-home 

We hope that you all have a great summer.  

Spring Half-Term Holiday

Well done everyone for all your fantastic work over the last nine weeks. It has been wonderful to see each year groups class page containing all the home learning, photos and videos you have emailed. Thank you for sending these in and keep sharing your learning with your class teacher. 

There will be no additional home learning added to each class page during half term (week commencing Monday 25th May) so please take this time to recharge your batteries and enjoy a well deserved rest. 

You can still access resources during this time on the website or you may want to see how many of the tasks you can complete below.

1. Arrange a group call with your friends and family

2. Play your favourite board game. Cluedo, Monopoly, Snakes and Ladders

3. Read a book. Read a magazine or newspaper.

4. Play a card game. Snap, Uno or Dobble

5. Make a model out of recycled materials

6. Design your own board game

7. Learn to catch, Learn to juggle!

8. Learn to ride your bike. Go for a bike ride.

9. Go for a walk with your family.

10. Help make tea with a grown up.

11. Bake something new. Try a new recipe.

12. Wash the car. Tidy your room. 

13. Plant some seeds.

14. Help out in the garden.

15. Learn a card trick.

 

Have a great half-term!

 

 

Ascension day: Bernard is Missing!

An assembly for Ascension Day gone wrong, because Bernard goes missing. Can't see him anywhere.

Government Announcement

 

Following the announcement by the Government on Sunday, we are awaiting further guidance and advice from the Government and Local Authority about what this means for our school. When we have received this and have a clear plan, we will communicate with parents and carers.

It will be difficult to accommodate three year groups whilst maintaining the current social distancing guidelines and therefore any return to school may be staggered or part-time. We will keep you informed.

Kind regards,

Mrs Bell

Here's a challenge for you all...

 

On Thursday the Church of England’s ‘Faith at Home’ initiative was launched.

As part of this launch, we were treated to the attached song:

 

https://worshipforeveryone.com/looking-to-the-rainbow

 

Please take a look - it is a song that your children can listen to and sing at home, and when we get back to school, we can all have a go at singing it together! Or maybe we can get the whole school doing a virtual choir!

Mrs B

 

Our Lockdown Message to All the Fantastic Pupils at Norton Free C of E

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You Tube

 

Short videos of the parenting team discussing parenting topics are posted here. 

 

Sheffield Family Centres

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGYnErRUpkjQ_GhejRZnzhQ

 

Topics include:

  • Descriptive commenting to develop language in children
  • Praising your children and positive attention
  • Developing your new baby’s brain
  • Sleep
  • Messy play activities and other early years topics.

Totally Runable were due to run a workshop in our school about girls in sport. They are holding a competition that we would encourage you to enter. The DEADLINE for the Role Models Poster Competition is 5pm NEXT FRIDAY 8TH MAY. Details are attached.

 

Anyone who wants to enter, please email your entries to nat@totallyrunable.com, with your child’s name, age, class and school. The winner will be announced the following week and will receive a FREE online Q&A session for their class with our very own Olympian, World and European Medallist Jenny Meadows.

 

Totally Runable have also invited your support with their crowdfunding campaign that, if successful, will benefit our school. All the information, and ways to support are at;

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/totallyrunable/seesportybesporty-role-models-posters-of-girls/

 

Why don't you have a go at the competition?

Here is a book about Coronavirus that you may want to read with your children.

Coronavirus - a book for children

With love from Mrs Bell, to all of our children and staff!!

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