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Our School will not be going where the path may lead, but will go instead where there is no path and leave a trail

 LEARN FROM HOME OAK

Seesaw will be used as the main way of communicating with you and is where specific activities for you to complete will be posted so please check there each day. (ask Mrs Hayes if you need reminding of your log in details).

This page has additional ideas to keep you busy learning. Remember: you have your homework project and the times table and spelling bees to keep you busy too. 

If you need any help please contact me by email (charlotte.hayes@taw.org.uk)  or through Seesaw.

If you are well, please try to complete the following each day:

  • 1 hr English
  • 1 hr Maths
  • 1 hr 30 mins other subjects
  • 30 mins something active

Parents/Carers can find remote education e-safety tips here

Reading

We are now subscribers to Shropshire Library Service and you can borrow e-books from there. Click here to start reading!  (ask Mrs Hayes if you need reminding of your log in details)

Enjoy reading your favourite books. If you have a kindle, download some new books to enjoy. If you don't have a kindle you can download a kindle APP to use. 

Reading SATs style questions. This powerpoint has over 100 SATs style questions organised into different types of questions and into different genres. Why not try one a day? It also tells you the answers so you can see how you did.

Reading activities:

  • Write a book review - What happened? What was the best bit? Who would you recommend this book to?
  • Design a new front cover for your book
  • Write an alternative ending

Writing

Writing activities as part of our explanation text unit will be posted on Seesaw but here are some other ideas:

  • Keep a journal - Write an entry each day about what is happening in your life. 
  • Poetry - writing poetry about how you are feeling can be a useful way of de-stressing and clearing your mind. 

Science

Our science topic is 
Science activities will be put on Seesaw after lessons but here are a couple to get you started:

PE

Make sure that you are active each day. There are many exercises that you can do in your home and garden. 

  • Make your own obstacle course
  • Practise a dance routine
  • create a warmup routine

Get outside and enjoy your garden! This is a great opportunity to get gardening. It can be a really good workout!  Can you grow some of your own food? 

For instructional videos and accompanying worksheets follow this link 

https://barrow1618school.co.uk/learn-at-home-videos-oak

Work Of The Week! 

Check back here soon for Work of The Week

Maths

White Rose Maths - we follow this scheme at school. They have daily lessons online here: 

Accompanying worksheets will be attached to Seesaw activities daily. A link will be included on Seesaw to the answers to the worksheets. You may be directed to work from the year group you are not in (e.g. Y6 work but you are in Y5) this is because as a mixed class we are following a different timetable than single Y5 and Y6 classes.

Other Maths Activities:

Mathletics - lots of activities and problem solving tasks (ask Mrs Hayes if you need reminding of your log in details)

TT Rockstars - the battle is on! (ask Mrs Hayes if you need reminding of your log in details)

Times table bees - orange, purple, green, blue

15 for 15 - download and have a go at these

  • A questions, A answers
  • B questions, B answers
  • C questions, C answers

Code breaking activities:

Geography

Our geography topic is Trade and Economics. Geography activities will be put on Seesaw after lessons but you can also work on your geography skills through your homework project - Trade and Economics. It has lots of activity ideas on it. Click here to download the homework project sheet. 

Here are useful websites to help you learn about Trade and Economics:

Languages

Why not learn a new language?

Duolingo is a really good website for languages. Click here to see the wide range of languages they have on offer. 

RE

Our RE topic is 
RE activities will be put on Seesaw after lessons but here are a couple of ideas to get you started: