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BLAKENEY PRIMARY SCHOOL IS CLOSED AS THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO PUPILS OF KEY WORKERS WHO ARE NOT ABLE TO BE SAFELY CARED FOR AT HOME. IF YOU ARE A KEY WORKER AND ARE NOT ABLE TO SAFELY CARE FOR YOUR CHILD AT HOME THEN PLEASE CONTACT EXECUTIVE HEADTEACHER, MARY DOLAN BY EMAIL AT head@blakeney.norfolk.sch.uk

PLEASE KEEP CHECKING THE WEBSITE FOR FURTHER UPDATES.

Due to technical difficulties the Calendar cannot be updated. Please note that all events are CANCELLED until the 30th June.

All children will have a received a pack of activities to complete at home. Please see a list of useful links and documents below:

Thursday 21st May LEARNING UPDATE

The Oak National Academy Assembly

The ring and the pitch are great arenas to test your resilience, something football legend Stuart Pearce and WWE superstar Drew McInytre can attest to. Tune in to hear from these professional athletes at 10.00am.

Assembly

Monday 18th May LEARNING UPDATE

The Oak National Academy

All links will show you the lessons for the week as well as the Assembly which is on Thursday at 10.00am. It now has a Faith at Home section – ‘Join our weekly collective worship sessions, led by Church of England schools and in partnership with those of other faith traditions. Suitable for those of all faiths and none.’

The Oak National Academy

EYFS – Lessons for this week

Year 1 – Lessons for this week

Year 2 – Lessons for this week

Year 3 – Lessons for this week

Year 4 – Lessons for this week

Year 5 – Lessons for this week

Year 6 – Lessons for this week

Sailors Class

This week I’d like you to have a go at some activities based on Jack and the Beanstalk (See the 2 attachments below).

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 18th – 24th MAY

This year the focus of Mental Health Awareness Week is Kindness. CBBC Newsround has a video and information about the importance of kindness and looking after your mental health, especially during these unprecedented times. This is suitable for 7 years plus. However, you may feel younger children would benefit from this too.

CBBC Newsround

Thursday 14th May LEARNING UPDATE

The British Film Institute – have a competition called ‘See Yourself on Screen Challenge’. This is a chance to create a mini TV show and then have it shown on your favourite channels across the UK. The competition is open to all children from 4 – 18 years of age.

See Yourself on Screen Challenge

Wednesday 13th May LEARNING UPDATE

Steve Backshall is taking live Q & A’s again on all things nature related.

Live Q & A

Monday 11th May LEARNING UPDATE

Real PE

We are offering you the opportunity to use our Real PE at Home resources. You will receive a text message from school with your Username and Password in order for you to access high quality PE at home.

Real PE

Thursday 7th May LEARNING UPDATE

Smugglers Class

Have you looked at the Lizzie Daley Wildlife TV channel on YouTube – she has amazing guests coming up. Today at 4.00pm there is a programme all about understanding invasive species, which will have interesting facts to support your Diversity topic.

Also, have a look at what’s coming up in future episodes….On 19th May there is a programme from Norwich Science Festival.

Lizzie Daley Wildlife TV

Wednesday 6th May LEARNING UPDATE

Smugglers Class

You might be interested in having a look at the Pensthorpe website, there are activities about adaptation, which links to your Diversity topic.

Pensthorpe Nature Reserve

Monday 4th May LEARNING UPDATE

Faith at Home

Faith at Home is a national campaign that builds on the work of Growing Faith and Everyday Faith to support the faith development and pastoral care of children and young people.

Faith at Home

Oxford Owl

Oxford Owl are offering free ebooks to read that match with our reading schemes. You will need to register before being able to access the library. The books are optimised for reading on a tablet, laptop or PC.

Register

SAILORS CLASS

At the bottom of the page is a new document relating to Sailors class Summer Term Topic – Growing Things. There are lots of extra learning activities.

They are running regular online lessons as well as assemblies and providing resources and activities.

Friday 1st May LEARNING UPDATE

James Dyson Foundation

The James Dyson Foundation have created some challenge cards for those budding engineers. They are primarily aimed at KS2 children, but anyone can have a go!

The document is available to download at the bottom of the page.

The James Dyson Foundation

Thursday 30th April LEARNING UPDATE

Smugglers Class

Luke Temple is a young and up and coming author. He is offering his book, Mutating Mansion (aimed at Years 5 & 6), free to download online.

There is also an Activity Pack with useful resources to help children with their creative story writing. There is a competition with the chance to win a signed book and a free author visit to school.

For anyone in Smugglers class they may be interested to know that he’ll be doing a live Q & A about Biodiversity (Summer Term Topic) on Facebook and his YouTube channel on Saturday 2nd May at 10.00am.

Luke Temple Toolbox

Wednesday 22nd April LEARNING UPDATE

Science Museum

The Science Museum below is sharing some fun games and apps.

Science Museum

Monday 20th April LEARNING UPDATE

The Maths Factor by Carol Vorderman is offering free access throughout the Coronavirus outbreak. This resource is full of games and activities to support children to get to grips with maths. *Please Note: Due to high demand it can take over 4 days to set up an account*

The Maths Factor

SUMMER TERM TOPICS – Please refer to the Class Plan documents further down the page.

SAILORS CLASS – GROWING THINGS

MADDIE & GREG – There will be a live half hour show this week at 11.00 am every day aimed at primary school children. This weeks theme is Garden Week. (Episodes 1 – 5, but special focus on Episodes 2 – 4)

Let’s go live with Maddie & Greg

BBC Bitesize – Plants

SMUGGLERS CLASS – DIVERSITY

Game – Earth Squad Go!

BBC Bitesize – The Living World

Lizzie Daly Wildlife TV is a biologist and wildlife broadcaster and she is hosting Earth Live Lessons, which guest presenters talk about the things they are passionate about.

Earth Live Lessons

Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin live stream daily from 9.00am Monday to Friday, talking about all things wild and answer the questions that you ask. Includes guests from all areas of science and nature.

Live Stream

National Geographic Kids has its own YouTube channel.

National Geographic Kids

ALSO – There are a variety of Nature programmes on BBC iPlayer including Blue Planet Revisited, David Attenborough box sets. Search under the Science and Nature category.

NORFOLK MUSIC HUB

Norfolk Music Hub Learning Resources

Prehistoric!

A song cycle written for KS1 children in Norfolk based on the West Runton Mammoth. Listen to the full story narrated by Sam Thompson and learn the songs to accompany the story.

Sing up at Home

Friday 27th March LEARNING UPDATE

Twinkl have now created a Home Learning Hub with lots of useful resources and ideas.

Twinkl have joined forces with Joe Wicks and BBC Teach to create resources.

Twinkl Home Learning Hub

Important Websites

Nsix Email Login

Espresso

Stay safe online

For EYFS and KS1

Cbeebies

Phonics Play

EYFS Twinkl Learning Resource Pack

EYFS Twinkl Learning Links

For KS1 and KS2

KS1 BBC Bitesize

KS1 Twinkl Practice Reasoning Test Pack

Y1 Twinkl Learning Resource Pack

Y1 Twinkl Learning Links

Y2 Twinkl Learning Resource Pack

Y2 Twinkl Learning Links

Y2 Twinkl Arithmetic Practice and Revision

Y2 Twinkl Reading Practice and Revision

KS2 BBC Bitesize

Mega Magazine

PE – The Body Coach TV

The Youth Sport Trust Home Learning Resources

Carol Vorderman’s ‘The Maths Factor’

All Key Stages

The Hamilton Trust Learning Resources

Summer Term Topics

Find out what Smugglers class have been doing……

Welcome to the Pilgrim Federation of Church of England Primary Schools and thank you for visiting us!

The Ofsted rating for all four Federation Schools is GOOD.  For further information and to download the September 2016 Ofsted Report for Blakeney CE VA Primary School please go to our Performance page.

The four primary schools of Blakeney, Hindringham, Kelling and Walsingham federated in April 2013 under the leadership of one governing body, myself as Executive Headteacher and a Deputy Headteacher who leads on Teaching and Learning.

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The Christian values of love and compassion for others, kindness, tolerance and respect are at the heart of our learning journey together as The Pilgrim Federation.

The schools work together to provide the best possible education for every child. Each school retains its own unique identity, yet benefits from collaborative working.

We regularly organise events which bring the children together to widen their learning experiences and opportunities.

The staff share their strengths and skills and have greater opportunities to develop their professional expertise. This has a direct impact on the quality of teaching and learning and enables us to deliver an exciting and relevant curriculum for all of our children as we believe that learning should be creative, innovative, inspiring and irresistible!

Through our shared vision, staff, parents, governors, children and the local community all play their part in our learning and in achieving excellence in everything we do.

If you would like to find out more about us then visits to any or all of our four schools are warmly welcomed.

Mary Dolan

Mary Dolan

Executive Headteacher

 

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