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Update - 22nd May 2020

This week, parents will have received a letter with the provisional schedule for small group reopening. 

Parents will also have received a detailed letter explaining what to expect in terms of social distancing and learning provision in school. 

Parents in eligible groups will have received today a simple yes / no response request on if you would like your child to return to school. 

Detailed "return to school" invitations to children will be sent out week commencing June 1st. 

 

Provisional timetable to begin the reopening

These dates are subject to the government decision on 28th May, and ongoing H&S assessments: We strongly urge you to keep childcare arrangements in place over this period in order to ensure your child has supervision should the timetable be required to change.

  • Monday 25th May for the week – school closes to all pupils for a deep clean
  • Monday 1st June – school remains closed to all pupils for staff to have a socially distanced training day on the new rules and routines from the government guidelines and risk assessments.
  • Tuesday 2nd June – school remains closed to all pupils for staff to prepare the learning environments and resources for children.
  • Wednesday 3rd June – school reopens for keyworker / vulnerable children who have already been accessing school places, and those who have confirmed they require one of these places. Pupils in other eligible groups (Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6) will receive detailed invitations to return with provisional return dates.
  • Thursday 4th June – School will begin to induct groups in year 1 and year 6 over several days, in bubbles of 15 or less.
  • Tuesday 9th June – small groups of children in nursery and reception classes will begin to be inducted over several days, again in bubbles of 15 or less.
  • Friday 12th June – children with significant needs (EHCP / 1:1 support) in nursery, reception, year 1 or year 6 will be invited to return. This is subject to satisfactory risk assessments being in place, following consultation with staff, parents and Wakefield SEN teams.
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Home learning

Weekly work planner. 

Each week, a work planner document will be posted. This sets out work for the week for children, with clickable links. This should keep things as simple as possible for home schooling.

 

 

Summer Term - starting 1st June 2020 

 

Work in school will mirror that of the home working planners. click the link to go to your child's daily lessons. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons for years 1-6

 

Here are the next three week overviews, so you can see where the learning journey's are going. 

 

Learning overview - Week commencing 1st June

 Learning overview - Week commencing 8th June

 Learning overview - Week commencing 15th June

 Learning Overview - Week commencing 22nd June 2020

Learning Overview - Week commencing 29th June 2020

Learning Overview - Week commencing 6th July 2020

 

 

Children in Early years can access their weekly home learning from the Oak academy link: https://classroom.thenational.academy/schedule-by-year/reception

 

 

 

 

 

Week Commencing 18th May 2020

 

Reception and Nursery wc 18th May 2020

 

Class Learning Planner 18th May 2020 (suitable for years 1-6)

 

 

Week Commencing 11th May 2020: 

Year 6 wc 11th May

Year 5 wc 11th May

Year 4 wc 11th May

Year 3 wc 11th May

Year 2 wc 11th May

Year 1 wc 11th May

EYFS wc 11th May

 

 

Week Commencing 4th May 2020: 

Y6 Wc 4th May 2020 

Y5 Wc 4th May 2020

Y4 Wc 4th May 2020

Y3 Wc 4th May 2020

Y2 Wc 4th May 2020

Y1 Wc 4th May 2020

Reception and Early Years Wc 4th May 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Week commencing 27th April 2020: 

 

Reception and Nursery wc 27th April 2020

 

Year 1 wc 27th April 2020

 

Year 2 wc 27th April 2020

 

Year 3 wc 27th April 2020

 

Year 4 wc 27th April 2020

 

Year 5 wc 27th April 2020

 

Year 6 wc 27th April 2020

 

 

 

Week commencing 20th April 2020:

 

Year 1 home learning plan wc 20th April

 

Year 2 home learning plan wc 20th April

 

Year 3 home learning plan wc 20th April

 

Year 4 home learning plan wc 20th April

 

Year 5 home learning plan wc 20th April

 

Year 6 home learning plan wc 20th April

 

Early years learning wc 20th April 2020

 

 

SEN and Mental health resource links: SEN & Mental health resources

 

 

Ash Grove staff reading stories (you need facebook to access these): 

 

"A Squash and a Squeeze" https://www.facebook.com/ashgrovejandischool/videos/222520855753763/

"Dear Zoo"  https://www.facebook.com/ashgrovejandischool/videos/558860141425759/ 

 

"The Tiger Who Came To Tea" https://www.facebook.com/ashgrovejandischool/videos/927722917678930/

 

 

 

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There is also a daily plan with activities on https://www.twinkl.co.uk/home-learning-hub which you could use as an alternative to this, you just need to register. 

 

There are lots of other resources out there; these are suggested as a routine programme that you can develop as suits your schedule and capacity. 

 

From the 20th April, the BBC will be producing a range of programmes to help families with their home learning; please keep an eye out for these as they are likely to be very useful.  

 

Staff are doing what they can to maintain contact with children, with phone calls home and home visits for some families. If you have any urgent issues, you can email [email protected] and this will be forwarded onto a member of staff. 

 

Please remember that just like you, school staff are directed to "stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives". We are therefore required to minimally staff at all times. Staff also have families and are carers, and are therefore under the same pressure and stress as all workers at this time, with the additional stress that we are coming into work. So please #BEKIND if you need to contact us. We are all doing our best. 

   

Ash Grove Primary Academy is proud to be part of Inspire Partnership Multi-Academy Trust.  Please click on the Icon below  to find out more details about our trust. 

 Safeguarding Officers: Mr Walker (Lead), Mrs Williams, Mrs Johnson, Mrs St Ange
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator: Mrs Chorley