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Community Infant School

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Home Learning

In September 2020, all our classes returned to full-time education following the Covid 19 closure in March. In preparation for the possibility that an individual child, a class bubble, or indeed the whole school, would need to self-isolate for a period of time, we put a plan in place for remote learning so that all children could continue with their education. All remote learning takes place on Microsoft Teams. In January 2021 schools closed once again to all but the children of Critical Workers and vulnerable children.

 

We have therefore put in place a plan for remote learning so that all children can continue with their education. This plan meets the expectations set out in the DfE guidance ‘Remote Education Support’ and the later ‘Remote Education Good Practice’

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/remote-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/remote-education-good-practice/remote-education-good-practice


To view our Remote Learning Plan please click on the document below.

If a child does not have access to a computer/laptop and/or the internet, the school will do all it can to support children and will provide paper packs of learning. Where funding can be accessed, remote devices (e.g. iPads, laptops) and/or 4G connections will be sought, particularly for disadvantaged children. Families will be reminded to make the school aware of any barriers to accessing remote learning.

 

When we locked down in March, remote learning was something for the future. The staff have worked tirelessly in ensuring that if your child is self-isolating or if the bubble bursts and the children are learning from home, that their learning continues.

 

When the school is closed to the majority of pupils, remote learning conditions will apply. At that time please check above for any 'Home Learning' set on a daily basis.   

 

All families now have login details for Microsoft Teams. Recorded videos and ‘assignments’ will be uploaded to each class page for children to view, complete and ‘turn in’. Feedback will be given on all turned in work.

 

It will provide learning across the curriculum and children will be expected to spend a similar amount of time completing this as they would spend learning in school. We found previously that keeping a routine and structure to the children’s day helped them to maintain a focus. If you click on your CLASS PAGE you will also see specifically the curriculum expectations set by your class teacher.

While we appreciate that parents are not teachers, the support of the whole school community will ensure that children can continue to sustain their learning at home with the activities we provide.

Thank you for your help.

Fun Home Learning Links below