COVID-19

Top Tips to Support your Child at Home:

  • Create a timetable with your child, with some structured learning time throughout the day, for example:

    • 8:00am - Get up and dressed​

    • 9:00am - Maths based activity

    • 10:00am - Fun activity of choice

    • 10:20am - Snack

    • 10:30am - English based activity/Phonics

    • 11:30am - PE/Exercise

    • 12:15pm - Lunch

    • 1:00pm - Topic based activity

    • 2:00pm - Fun activity of choice

    • 2:30pm - Reading 

  • Read as frequently as you can with your child. For help with 'paired reading', please click here

  • Practise your child's spellings/keywords

  • Create a list of things with your child, that they would like to make/do in relation to their current school topic

  • View The Blue Kite Learning Platform, for ideas and websites to help support your child at home

  • Encourage your child to continue to wash their hands on a regular basis

  • Family Support Pack - click here

 

Useful Websites:

Advice about talking to your children about the Coronavirus:

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51734855

 

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

A picture book for children, to support any worries they may have about the Coronavirus:

https://en.calameo.com/read/000777721945cfe5bb9cc?authid=Xu9pcOzU3TQx

A book for children: 'The Scared Gang and COVID-19'

Click here to download a copy

Free School Meals Form

https://www.swindon.gov.uk/info/20032/schools_and_education/408/free_school_meals

Guidance for parents and carers on supporting young children's mental health:

Click here

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