Home Learning - Summer 2
Welcome back to the final term of this academic year. We all hope you had a lovely half term and enjoyed the sunshine we have been blessed with last week. Below are the home learning challenges for each year group for Summer 2 and we will continue to add to Purple Mash from Monday 1st June. We cannot wait to see how you get on with this terms challenges.
As we have said before we have 'Picture News' assemblies in school and they have produced this lovely resource with some great questions to help you and your family to reflect on as some lockdown restrictions change over the coming weeks. Have a look and feel free to share any ideas with us.
Please see below a link from the government to support learning at home
Happy Half Term Berry Brow
Thank you for your continued support during these difficult times. We have seen so much fabulous home learning! It is time for you to have a break now for half term. Here is a message from us all below. Keep coming back to this page and check your emails after the half term break to find out about our next terms home learning challenges.
Summer Term Learning at Berry Brow
We hope you all had a lovely Easter at home and have spent some time with family and keeping safe most importantly. We hope you have all had lots of times to rest and now your ready for some new learning challenges.
We will continue as we were before the holidays but with our new topics! Butterflies will be learning all about Transport based around there new book 'The Train Ride'. Bees will be learning all about 'Pirates' and looking at lots of different stories. Year 1's topic will be 'It's Alive, grow it, cook it, eat it' and they will be doing a lot of Science. Year 2's topic will be the 'Huddersfield Jigsaw' looking at our community and there story will be 'Noah's Ark'.
As before the holidays teachers will add to 'Purple Mash' each day and we will look at your children's work and leave them comments.
Purple Mash have created a YouTube video for parents - Purple Mash Parent Video (Click the darker writing to be taken to it), this may help you when exploring the website.
EYFS children (Bees and Butterflies) you can also now use the Evidence Me app to send work in to the teachers as well.
Below attached are all this half terms 'Learning from home' documents for each year group. Remember to check class blog pages for other regular updates and challenges.
These 'Learning from Home' sheets will be emailed out on Monday 20th April 2020.
If you have a questions or concerns please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Happy Easter from Berry Brow ...
Here is information that you should have received about email for learning over the Ester Holidays. Check back on Monday 20th April to find out about our learning adventures for the Summer term. Have a lovely Easter and stay safe!
Top tips for home learning!
Be realistic about what you can do
Keep to a timetable wherever possible
Make time for exercise and breaks throughout the day
Other activities to keep children engaged throughout the day
Where you have more freedom in the timetable, make time for other activities
Examples of home-learning timetables
If you need to contact school please email us on
See guidance on supporting your mental health and that of your children:
Coronavirus and your wellbeing – Mind.org
Supporting young people’s mental health during this period – Anna Freud Centre
A guide to Covid-19 for children
This is where we will suggest websites for you and your child to access that will help you continue learning at home!
Free books to listen to! Great for practising listening and comprehension skills https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Practice your phonics – what sounds can you learn? Can you find and read them in words? https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/
New books from David Walliams released EVERY DAY for the next 30 days! https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/
Support for everyone’s well-being