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15/09/20

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Forest Hall School

Our virtual open evening is tonight! You can access our live event at 5pm and find more information on Forest Hall School via https://t.co/jAXGCkZX8f https://t.co/TJManWsOYe

13/09/20

A beautiful legacy. https://t.co/Br7QpQBdnI

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11/09/20

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Anybody like a limited edition print???? Pre-order to get yours! Email 📩 storiesbythesea.com - publication day 15th October. Hardback £8.99 https://t.co/lHuj305DGF

11/09/20

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10/09/20

Always there all day every day for anyone feeling suicidal. https://t.co/e6E6IR7rS1

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04/09/20

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Department for Education

A big thank you to teachers and other school staff for helping children get Tag in your child’s school to show your appreciation. https://t.co/bVazd5nKnJ

29/08/20

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Kelly Ashley #WordPower

Did you know that the most common sound in the English language is the schwa? This is the ‘uh’ sound in words like ‘cinema’ and ‘the.’ Interestingly, ‘schwa’ is a German word but meaning comes from a Hebrew word meaning ‘emptiness’ as if the sound isn’t there at all.

29/08/20

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Aunty Malorie Blackman

RIP Chadwick Boseman. Thank you for all the amazing films and good works. And thank you for Black Panther, which made the adult me smile and the child in me rejoice because - at last. Rest in eternal peace and power. 😔 https://t.co/aeQh4iaE7J

25/08/20

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BBC Breaking News

Africa is now free of polio, international body says - the disease once paralysed thousands of children on the continent https://t.co/T6jgEu7WC5

22/08/20

Condolences to Sir Ken Robinson’s family. His work and writing on education has changed children’s experiences and teachers’ practices for the better. What a legacy to behold. https://t.co/0bvk6AWrL7

22/08/20

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Dermot O'Leary

Sadly this was my wedding ring & bag that was stolen. I’m sure I won’t see them again, but I’d really like it if he didn’t have the opportunity to steal yours. Please have a good look at the picture & if you recognise him call 101 ref 6195/21aug Dx https://t.co/esifysCOTM

21/08/20

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Kelly Clark

Got to be my top story of this year. Having interviewed 29 students about their results, this young man stopped me in my tracks. A real inspiration to talk to https://t.co/l8B19VsO3U

21/08/20

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Kelly Clark

You must have him back to give an inspirational talk to students. He could make anyone see that anything is possible

20/08/20

Congratulations to all students for their hard work.

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20/08/20

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Forest Hall School

“Although they have not been able to physically be in school since March, we want to take this time to celebrate their achievements. As they open their results, they should be really proud of themselves. I am proud of them all.” https://t.co/aQXXZVadJs https://t.co/aBO3LBr0qz

18/08/20

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Jay-Louise Knight

Are there any geniuses on here please? I've got some extremely sentimental messages on my phone which has died after me dropping it. Put sim in new phone but what's app is completely empty 💔😢 Pls retweet incase you know someone with answers 🙏 Thank you x

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17/08/20

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Department for Education

“We now believe it is better to offer young people and parents certainty by moving to teacher assessed grades for both A and AS level and GCSE results.” Education Secretary After an extraordinarily difficult year for students, this news will provide certainty. https://t.co/s7Dqu20ott

15/08/20

Captain Tom and all those who fought to give us and our children a better future- we salute you. https://t.co/ozTxeK6HnI

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14/08/20

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Not Now, Bernard by David McKee is so timeless that it's celebrating its 40th anniversary this year! To mark the occasion, we're giving you the chance to win an awesome bundle of Not Now, Bernard goodies: https://t.co/36wb4ovGZu https://t.co/UeiZa5Ng1r

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12/08/20

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Schools within BMAT take part in National Skipping Day each year, with sports leaders touring schools encouraging various activities. With the event falling just as lockdown hit earlier this year, the schools revamped the initiative with Skipping Week. https://t.co/sRhlu8KCOU https://t.co/80Fbw2HpXI

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Book club and science experiments for pupils at home

Book club and science experiments for pupils at home

Posted: 1st April 2020

Creative teachers are setting up fun educational activities for children to join in with from home.

Along with the rest of the country’s schools, Magna Carta Primary Academy is closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

The school is being made available to the children of key worker parents, but almost all families have made alternative arrangements enabling teachers to work from home.

Using the school’s education technology app and website ClassDojo, teachers are able to connect with pupils and families in a safe way.

While work packs were given to pupils ahead of the closure to last until the Easter holidays, teachers are finding fun ways to keep their children engaged.

A book club has been launched, with children urged to join in with reading the same free e-book from Oxford Owl together over a period of two weeks.

Readers are encouraged to discuss the book and share their comments on ClassDojo.

Science experiments that can be carried out safely at home are also being set as part of the new Snap, Crackle and Pop project every two weeks.

Pupils can respond to the tasks set by sharing their photos, writing and messages on ClassDojo.

Headteacher Marios Solomonides said: “Teachers have been putting all sorts of ideas on ClassDojo for our children and families to get involved with.

“After Easter, our teachers will start to put new learning online each week. We hope to start videoing lessons for children. We are being forced to think about remote learning and alternative ways to teach and motivate.

“We have always used ClassDojo for rewards and to keep in contact with parents, so it is a system all of our families and teachers are already familiar with. We are now using the system in new ways which we will definitely continue with once school has reopened as it keeps that communication going constantly between teachers and parents.

“It is such a good system. Any teacher can go on and add information or work, I can see what our children are doing and they can tell us how they are feeling. It’s just like a safe, internal social media; it is really lovely.”

Mr Solomonides and other teachers have been making phone calls to families all week to ensure the new routine is working for them.

He said: “We want our children to know we have not forgotten about them and that we care about them. They have been so happy to talk to us and to tell us what they have been doing. It is lovely and makes it all a little bit more normal for them. We are trying to make children still feel a part of the school and their class and thinking of ways to motivate them.”

The school has created a home-learning page on its website to also share useful links and suggestions with parents.

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