Normanton Common Primary Academy

Working Together to Inspire and Achieve

headteacher@normantoncommon.org.uk

01924 890 576

Castleford Road, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 1QU

General Resources

Dear Parents

From Monday 23rd March class pages will be populated with learning activities for you to try at home with your child. We will be offering a range of online activities, paper based tasks and ideas for things to do together as a family, which cover the full curriculum appropriate to your child’s age and stage.

The content will be updated every week by teachers to keep it relevant and motivational. 

NEW LEARNING LINKS

  1. The Waterton Academy Trust website is updated regularly with further information for parents and carers and learning resources to try at home. Click here to go to the Home Learning page.
  2. Our friends out Outwood Grange Academy Trust have shared these home learning ideas too! Click here to go to the Home Learning page.
  3. Oak National Academy has resources for all ages to share. Visit the online classroom, click schedule and select the year group. You can follow a series of lessons. Click here to go to the home learning page.

 

Please don't struggle!

If you are having difficulty logging on or getting started, please let us know by emailing admin@normantoncommon.org.uk. Over the coming weeks, we'll check this inbox daily and will get back to you with help. 

 

NEW BBC BITESIZE - From Monday 20th April, you’ll be able to access regular daily lessons in English and maths, as well as other core subjects, in an expanded version of the BBC Bitesize website and also on special programmes broadcast on BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button. There's a new TV channel, podcasts, and online lessons to enjoy at home. Lots to keep everyone engaged!

NEW STARTERS FOR STEM

10 activities that parents can use at home to help children develop their science, technology, engineering and maths skills. These activities are easy to resource and provide children with stimulus to talk about the world around them. 

NEW OUT OF THE ARK MUSIC @ HOME

Out of the Ark Music are releasing seven songs a week (one for each day) all with challenges and activities. Our children will recognise some and some will be new to learn. Have fun singing together!

NEW WHIZZ POP BANG SCIENCE 

This award winning science magazine has put together some brilliant ideas for science experiments to try at home and has produced some science based reading comprehensions. Have a go and have lots of fun. 

NEW ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING PACKS

Young People's Trust for the Environment will add a new home learning pack each week. You can learn about bug hotels , rainforests and can learn how to make your own bioplastic.

EDUCATION CITY WEBSITE

We provide every child in our school with home access to this online resource. Teachers will select and set up daily activities for children linked to English, maths and science learning. Keep logging on to check what's new.

MATHLETICS

We provide every child in Key Stage 2 with home access to this online resource. Teachers will select and set up activities daily for children to access, so keep logging on. 

WHITE ROSE MATHS SCHEME 

The White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group from Year 1-8. We will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.

OXFORD OWL

Free resources to support home learning. Enter and register to get access to educational games and activities, advice and support and a free e-book library for 3-11 year olds. 

BRING THE NOISE

BBC music resources for all ages. Tips for singing together, learn songs in British Sign Language, get ideas for making music jams as family - lots to explore and enjoy. 

DAILY PE WITH JOE WICKS

Join 'The Body Coach' every morning at 9am for a work out. Don't be late, don't forget your kit! 

HOME FITNESS

Fun healthy activities for children and the whole family including: Garden Games, Gymnastics, Family fitness sessions and dance.

100 THINGS TO DO INDOORS

Lots of great ways to keep everyone occupied. Make staying indoors fun and use the time to help yourselves and others. 

GO NOODLE

Child friendly dance alongs, yoga videos, mindfulness activities and stretch alongs for the whole family. 

HUNGRY LITTLE MINDS

Simple, fun activities for children from newborn to five including recommended Apps for 3-5 year olds. 

CAROL VORDERMAN MATHS

Unlock your child's Maths confidence with some great teaching videos, resources and activities.

DAVID WALLIAMS READING

Check in here daily to be find a different story your child can read. You also have the opportunity to listen to the book as a family.