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04/03/21

Families were given inspiration to create an entire day devoted to reading. To mark , pupils at Magna Carta Primary Academy were given a suggested itinerary to help them to weave reading into their day. https://t.co/DRwlawbMYd https://t.co/z5kegCHlJj

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27/02/21

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Captain Tom Moore

“Someone will have to make extra cake and sandwiches, and it won’t be me.” Today we celebrate the life of our hero. We will be following Captain Tom’s wishes by enjoying a cup of tea and a slice of Victoria sponge cake. Please join us as we raise a cup to him. https://t.co/c9F1xBFL9a

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25/02/21

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Jane Considine

Useful. https://t.co/D3goRnrzlv

24/02/21

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Fleur Hitchcock💙

Perspective. https://t.co/KkCugeTG5Z

23/02/21

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BBC News (UK)

Australian scientists find the country's oldest known rock art - a 17,300-year-old painting of a kangaroo 🦘🎨🖌️ https://t.co/rJhmUoyuv2

23/02/21

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Penguin Books UK

‘Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.’ W. E. B. Du Bois, born in 1868

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22/02/21

Lovely surprise to find this book waiting at school this morning https://t.co/SkD4XDQpo0

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21/02/21

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British Library Learning

This exquisite notebook was inherited by William Blake, when his brother died in 1787. William probably started using it in February that year & kept it with him all his life. Browse Blake's beautiful sketches and poetic drafts of 'London' & 'The Tyger': https://t.co/eZp447443q https://t.co/ziglc2E24K

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20/02/21

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PL Henderson  ♀ 🎨

Australia’s Oldest Man Knits Tiny Sweaters For Penguins Injured In Oil Spills https://t.co/Dcivr6eSla

18/02/21

Yes, yes, yes. These episodes are just five minutes long. They challenge stereotypes and they educate. A must watch series. https://t.co/P1RFsiKRGj

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18/02/21

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ActiveEssex

Men struggle to open up, but it is important we offer them support. The have explored activities and initiatives that will benefit men's wellbeing before they reach a crisis and have developed 5 key principles. Find out more here👉 https://t.co/JEuFO6ZL9z https://t.co/esVgWjrc3D

17/02/21

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BBC News (UK)

Marcus Rashford named in Time magazine's Next 100 list as someone who is shaping the future https://t.co/yzDdxZolFT

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17/02/21

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Clangers

Kindness is never wasted, it always makes a difference. Happy from the Clangers! 💖✨ https://t.co/8i0xew82lI

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17/02/21

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BookTrust

Books are a great way to help children talk about their feelings or understand what they're going through a little better. We've put together a list of great titles that could help support a healthy mind: https://t.co/DFgLyR7PPp Pic: Ella Bailey https://t.co/Y89mu6Lzvf

16/02/21

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BBC News (UK)

Longleat Safari Park celebrates success of pancake tortoise breeding programme, with five newborns https://t.co/uVBpx3FC7B

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16/02/21

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Teaching School

The ‘go to’ recipe - Happy Pancake Day 🥞 https://t.co/TajMTW28tL

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16/02/21

Children learning remotely from home have been encouraged to step away from their computers and learn in alternative ways. Magna Carta Primary Academy held a No Screens Day to give pupils a break from their online learning during lockdown. https://t.co/XC66DTFbmU https://t.co/XJeDtbCrVz

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13/02/21

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BMAT STEM Academy

Thank you to and for leading the live lesson for our final session. We all have so much more information about the opportunities available at all levels. There are so many exciting options out there! https://t.co/5pfnZ2EcGV

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13/02/21

Savoury and sweet. In different times we could have all come together for a party with all this delicious food. https://t.co/MJzNhIdKB3

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13/02/21

Thank you to our amazing parents for embracing . All the food looks delicious. https://t.co/rANaqJbvnK

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Maths

Staying positive when talking to children about maths

Across the UK, thousands of parents have stepped up to the plate during lockdown to help their kids keep up with schoolwork.

It’s a situation that arose with little warning, and some adults can be forgiven for feeling a little apprehensive about homeschooling in subjects where they lack confidence.

One of those subjects is maths. Some people can feel a real sense of worry and confusion when dealing with anything involving number and figures – it's known as maths anxiety. Here are some tips to help you remain positive when helping your children with their maths home learning.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7p48xs

 

Maths Games Booklet

Miss Yale has put together a booklet of games for parents and children to play at home. The games in the booklet are designed to help children develop their quick recall of number facts. The ability to remember number facts such as the pairs of numbers that add up to make 10 (and 20), doubles and times tables help children later on when they are learning formal written methods in maths. When they are learning formal written methods, if they are also struggling with these basic number facts, it can make the whole process far more difficult.

The games are fairly short and simple and if played regularly over time will help the children become more proficient. The children like these games, so it is a way of doing some maths at home without it feeling like ‘work’. It is the equivalent of the benefits children gain with reading if they read daily at home.

The resources are easy to obtain, using dice, playing cards and paper and pencil. You may need to buy more dice than you would normally have in the drawer, but spot dice and 1-10 dice can be purchased easily and cheaply from Amazon.

The booklet has been organised by what maths skills the games are helping e.g. number bonds, addition etc.

It is important to note that all children can benefit from playing these simple games and they will have lots of fun playing them too!

Find the booklet in the page downloads below. 

 

DfE Maths Resources

The DfE have published an extensive list of resources which are free of charge to support children's education at home. Here are the Maths resources:

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More Maths Resources

Information, resources and links for daily home maths lessons hosted by Gareth Metcalfe during the UK school closure period. New lessons will be posted again from the 20th April. Access the material here:

http://www.iseemaths.com/home-lessons/

 

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