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Corona Virus Home Schooling

We hope everyone is keeping safe and well through such challenging circumstances and the whole staffing team at Acres Hill send on their good wishes to all of our children and families. 

 

This page will hopefully provide support and advise to parents/carers, from both the school and our key third party providers, along with both local and government guidance.

Here are some tasty (low cost) healthy recipes you might like to try and make.

Greg Fell, Director of Public Health for Sheffield City Council, has provided this information 29.5.20 about schools opening more widely.

Sheffield City Council have provided this letter for parents and carers with information about guidance issued to schools 29.5.20 about opening more widely.

School Update - URGENT!!! Please read this letter from Joanne Bradshaw, CEO of SSET, explaining that school will NOT be opening to more children on 8th June following advice from Sheffield City Council. If you need a key worker place and have not spoken to anyone at school about this, please inform us by phoning 01142441512, texting 07400186975, emailing parents@acreshill.sheffield.sch.uk or leaving a message on Class Dojo.

Message from the Director Of Public Health

Headteacher Update 11/05/2020

 

Dear parents and carers. 

I am aware that many of you will be aware of the announcement in the government briefing on Sunday 10th March that schools may start reopening to children in F2 (Reception), Year 1 and Year 6 from June 1st. There is still a lot of uncertainty about exactly what the government is expecting from schools in terms of reopening, so try not to worry too much at the moment about what is going to happen.   I can assure you that we will do whatever we can to keep our children, families and staff safe and will keep you well informed once plans for reopening are clearer, so that you can ask questions and raise any issues. In the meantime, take care and stay safe. 

Mrs Cath Whittingham

(Headteacher)

Sheffield Star Home Learning 

 

The Sheffield Star is producing a weekly  Home Learning supplement in partnership with Learn Sheffield. This is available via the link below:

 

https://learnsheffield.co.uk/Covid-19 

 

Please let us know via Class Dojo, a text to the school phone or the school website if you would like us to try and order a hard copy for you to collect from school each week.

We miss you all.....

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Just a little clip to say everyone at Acres Hill is missing all of our wonderful children, keep smiling and stay safe.

Acres Hill uses the Get Set 4 PE scheme of work.

 You can now access Get Set 4 PE home tasks via this link:


https://www.getset4pe.co.uk/ResourceBank/ResourceCategory/1002

or catch them on:

Twitter: @getset4pe
Facebook: facebook.com/getset4pe
Instagram: @getset4pe

One to watch - Tell me a story about the virus

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bea4jCAkXsI

 

All staff at Acres continue to send their good wishes to our school community  

Message to Y6 from Mrs Whittingham

Home Learning - Starline Youtube

 

A new weekly discussion programme to explore aspects of parenting, education and home learning is being launched today, 29th April. Each episode will provide simple and engaging ideas for home learning. StarLine YouTube channel will broadcast live every Wednesday morning at 8.30am.

Headteacher Update - Support with Routines 

 

Dear parents/carers,

School staff have really enjoyed speaking to you and your children during phone calls over the last few days. It is clear that you are really wanting to support your children with their home learning - even though this is a challenge for all sorts of reasons, including the fact that the children are not always willing to have a go at the activities provided for them. Please use the link below to watch a video from the Education Endowment Foundation which gives some really helpful ideas about how to put routines in place to help you and your child structure each day. Let us know how you get on by sending a message on Class Dojo and/or when you next talk to a member of school staff on the phone. Thank you for all your support.

Cath Whittingham

(Headteacher)

 

https://youtu.be/MO9SDGRgi3c

BBC Online Bitesize lessons 

 

BBC Bitesize now provide three new lessons every weekday, with videos, activities and more. Please have a look and choose ideas that you think your child will enjoy.

 

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

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