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Coronavirus: Be responsible and keep your child at home
DfE Guidance to Schools - 25 March 2020
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Springwell Leeds Academy

Primary

Oxford Owl Reading 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk 

Phonics 

https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk 

Phonics Home Learning Pack

 Lexia 

https://www.lexiacore5.com/?SiteID=9836-0017-5502-4972 

TT Rockstarz 

https://play.ttrockstars.com 

Rapid Readers 

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login? 

Science

As our topic is all about keeping healthy why not get to know your body well and research all the different parts of the skeleton? This template may help.

You could revisit learning that you have already done about animals, try these activities

Just for fun!

Why not see if you can complete one of these science experiments using things lying around your home. Let us know how you get on!

Topic Learning

Ancient Egypt

We have been learning all about Ancient Egypt. You can find further interesting facts here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb

Why not put your knowledge to the test and complete the ancient Egyptian quiz?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/zvqjf4j/

Healthy Minds

Our new topic is all about keeping our minds and bodies healthy. Here is a video about ‘big feelings’.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCrjevx3-Js&feature=youtu.be

One way in which we can keep our minds healthy is to practise mindfulness. Try some of the mindfulness challenges

Another way that we can keep our minds healthy is to practise positive self talk which means being kind to ourselves. Have a go at writing down all the things that make you special, your best qualities. We know you have lots of them! You can be as creative as you would like or use this template.

Healthy Bodies

We must also take good care of our bodies. Our bodies are very clever and have lots of special jobs to do in order to keep us fit. Have a look at this powerpoint.

Have a listen to this catchy song: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z2pxpv4

Why not try and keep a Food and Exercise Diary and set yourself a personal healthy goal?

Why not try some fun physical games? Check out this YouTube channel for different challenge ideas:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU827DZHDTnUYwohUiONhiA we love the hand golf game using only a pair of socks!

 

Mr Jeff – YouTube

Creating home learning physical education and physical activities for everyone to have a go. These videos will vary from structured sessions to personal chal…

www.youtube.com

 

Talking Mental Health – YouTube

Talking Mental Health is an animation designed to help begin conversations about mental health in the classroom and beyond. The animation and accompanying resources have been created by a team of …

www.youtube.com

Let’s get planting!

Miss Whitaker at East has been busy planting vegetables. She is excited to watch them grow and share them with staff and pupils when we are all back at school. The best part about planting your own vegetables is that it is super cheap and healthy! Take a look.

Did you know that eating a variety of fruit and vegetables improves our physical and mental health?

Why not have a go at planting some vegetables yourself? You can use soil out of the garden and old containers such as plastic milk bottles, strawberry containers, cups or even toilet roll tubes! If you don’t have any seeds then take a look at how you can grow your own vegetables using leftovers.

https://www.gardenbuildingsdirect.co.uk/blog/beginners-guide-regrowing-fruits-vegetables-scraps/

An Awesome Beginner’s Guide to Regrowing Fruits & Vegetables from Scraps – Garden Buildings Direct

An Awesome Beginner’s Guide to Regrowing Fruits & Vegetables from Scraps. Can food scraps be grown again? Turns out, the fruits and vegetables you’ve picked from the grocery stores or harvested from your own backyard can be given another take at life. And another. So long as you have the gardening ideas on how to regrow these assumed …

www.gardenbuildingsdirect.co.uk

This website is useful for ideas of what to use for containers:

https://lovelygreens.com/seed-starting-with-recycled-materials/

This website is a great starting point for parents https://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/grow-plants/10-gardening-projects-for-kids/

If you do not manage to do any planting, you could try the Eat the Rainbow Veg Challenge or some mandala Veg Power Colouring. 

We would love to see pictures if you have a go, send them to your teacher or the east concerns email.

Music

KS2 music 1

KS2 Music 2

Learning Resources