Please see the leaflet below for important information about safeguarding during this uncertain time.
Ready for Minsthorpe!
-Here is a link to a virtual tour of Minsthorpe CC! Enjoy!
Please download the file below to access the Minsthorpe transition remote learning work book. It includes a range of different activities and challenges from each curriculum area for our Year 6 children so that they are more prepared in September if they are transitioning to Minsthorpe CC!
Please make use of the Online Classroom from the Oak National Academy which can support you and your child with home learning!
Home learning resources are also available on the Waterton Trust's Children's Learning Resource webpage:
Additional useful websites or information to support your child at home:
British Science week is coming up and they have created some activities that you can do at home. There is also access to past years activities.
BBC Bitesize has created daily lessons for each year group which includes English Maths and Curriculum. There are also lots of games to support your child’s learning.
This online magazine has links to so many resources and ideas to do with your children during lock down. It includes Learning resources, Virtual Zoo tours, Help with Mental Health and ideas for preschool children.
A time capsule to do with your child to help remember in the future what you did at this time.
Don’t forget they can still access TT Rock Stars and Reading Plus at home. All children have been given a password for these.
Wakefield Children's and Young People's Health and Well-being Coronavirus Survey
Children and Young People are invited to complete the Wakefield Children's and Young Peoples Health and Well-Being Coronavirus Survey that has been designed to gain insight into children’s and young peoples experiences of the current epidemic and how this has affected their health and well-being, whether they have been at home or have attended school. The online survey will close Sunday 31st May 2020. Please find the key facts and link to the survey below:
Key Facts About the Survey:
- It is targeted at Year 5 and above.
- It is 100% anonymous - we do not collect any information that could identify someone.
- It has been created and is distributed by the Public Health and Health Improvement Teams of Wakefield Council.
- It can be completed on any internet connected device such as a laptop, phone or tablet.
- It should only take 5 to 10 minutes to complete.
- The survey data will be analysed and a report produced that will be made available to all schools, Council departments and health colleagues.
- The survey link is as follows: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/School_Lockdown_Survey
- The survey is for children and young people that have attended school and those that have stayed at home during the lockdown.
- The survey also contains details of the recently produced website https://wf-i-can.co.uk/ which is a child and young person centred website detailing all the local support to help them with their health and well-being needs
Support for Mental Health
In supporting you and your children through this difficult time, the NHS has produced a Self Care kit to ensure you are keeping your mind and body healthy.
Visit your child's class pages for Home Learning Tasks and don't forget to Tweet us your work! We look forward to seeing you all again very soon!
Further Links to Support with Mental Health
Public Health have produced a mental health website (WF-I-Can); an online resource for children and young people to find information and advice, plus lots of self-help tips that can increase their confidence and resilience https://wf-i-can.co.uk/
CAMHS have also created a site for young people, carers and professionals, pulling together lots of helpful resources from the internet https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk