We're really happy to be back in St Andrew's Academy for the new academic year 2020-21!
We will be spending the next few weeks getting to know each other, our new school and routines so that we can start learning together while feeling happy and positive.
We are focusing on the following this term:
We will be learning in an experiential way with lots of fun activities to keep us interested, happy and healthy.
We're keeping our rainbows up to still show our support for everyone !
Home Learning Advice
There are loads of practical Maths and English activities to be completed at home-
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When exercising, cooking, playing hide and seek, looking at books - doing everything basically !!! You could use key vocabulary for your child- numbers, colours, shapes, positional language - in, out, on, under, days of the week, times of the day (morning/night) weather, etc. to encourage learning practically.
Cooking as a teaching tool
In school we try to teach functional cooking skills alongside practical Maths, Science, communication and English as much as we are able to. Cooking at home could help in a number of ways -
Please find a Cooking Skills document in the resources section below which highlights ways that you can use cooking to learn with your child at home.
In School we encourage group collaboration. As we all work, play and learn together in our class groups. You could try to encourage this at home too so it's a good idea to try and maintain some of the following -