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14/10/20

Thank you to all of our parents that attended the virtual parents evening this week! https://t.co/qWqV8lWE8p

30/09/20

Some advice from Public Health England https://t.co/8QxZenBMn7

23/09/20

Wellbeing alert! For those days we need a little boost. You asked and we supplied! https://t.co/xPyOwPGZzJ

17/09/20

Retweetd From HPA Kent House

6-Martin Luther King Class have been writing lovely messages to put inside their kind jar. If someone is feeling upset or a bit down, they can take a message out and read it to put a smile on their face😊🌈 https://t.co/dbTv2iqyek

16/09/20

Our Reception children settling in with some number work this morning. Well done! https://t.co/1NdGKeQxpH

11/09/20

Our new Reception parents are walking away with a smile this morning and feeling emotional after receiving 'first full day at school gift' from our amazing PTA! https://t.co/BSjSlmAp1a

07/09/20

We are so proud of this young man that made a commitment to walking 10,000 steps a day during lockdown. His highest recorded was 31,000 in a day - that's absolutely amazing. Well done! https://t.co/YcjpALG92g

04/09/20

We are ready to welcome our children back today. We cant wait to see you all! https://t.co/iTktOlT4NV

03/09/20

We cannot wait to welcome all of our children back tomorrow. Please watch our Welcome Back video so you are all uptodate with changes. https://t.co/7ypNZ2wbHQ

03/09/20

Day 2 of staff training started of with some team building! Well done to our winners for building the highest tower - great team work! https://t.co/IqhWROUUnT

02/09/20

A fantastic first inset day at HPAB which started with Wellbeing Bags for all staff https://t.co/LArc534ihr

25/08/20

Week 2 of Summer school and a recap of grammar session happening right now. Well done Year 6! We are so proud of the commitment you are showing! https://t.co/ZzYRQsdQts

25/08/20

Week 2 of Summer School with our dedicated year 6 learners. Discussing misconceptions this morning in maths. Well done for your commitment to learning! https://t.co/GIbbmdCSwJ

19/08/20

Summer school is getting bigger every day with our new Year 6's. Super proud of the commitment from our pupils this week, they have logged on everyday day so far! Well done! https://t.co/9g1Jn1KUgW

18/08/20

Summer school is underway again today with Maths and Literacy sessions Live right now! https://t.co/sY96W1TMFV

18/08/20

A fantastic start yesterday to our Virtual Year 5 plus Summer School. Well done to all of those that logged in and showed commitment. We look forward to seeing you again today!

15/07/20

Take a look at our You Tube channel to see Welcome Videos from your new teacher in September https://t.co/3vCzwQmDky

02/07/20

Year 6 using the iPad to uplevel written work together today. Instant feedbavk and instant progression before our eyes! https://t.co/AdYymymoPt

11/06/20

Using the iPads to engage learners and keep safe too! The use of tech opens so many doors that our children walk straight through. https://t.co/l27hQmlBJU

11/06/20

Using iPads to improve speed and accuracy in spelling this morning! The children are fully engaged in their learning whilst using the iPads and socially distancing. https://t.co/XJe31Zi9sW

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Home Learning

Learning from Home During Academy Closures March 2020

There is an expectation that all of our children will continue with their learning at home and teachers will keep in contact with families to offer support. We will be putting updates on pupils’ learning on the academy website each day. If you have a query please email to the info@harrisprimarybenson.org.uk account and someone will advise you.

Online Summer Learning Overview

Please click here to find a Curriculum for Years 1 - 4 with a 4 week Summer Learn Plan. 

 

Launch of the Oak National Academy
online classroom and resource hub

The sector-led Oak National Academy has today launched its online classroom and resource hub. The Academy offers 180 video lessons each week for schools to use, across a broad range of subjects. The lessons cover children in Reception through to Year 10 and are free to use by both teachers and young people.

The Oak National Academy can be accessed here:

 

Free Resources - Croydon Libraries

Croydon Libraries have lots of free resources available through our digital virtual library.

You can instantly access 1000's of eBooks, eAudio, digital magazines, newspapers and comics, plus other online resources here: https://bit.ly/CroydonDigiLib

For Harry Potter fans, they have #HarryPotteratHome until 30th April. Just visit: https://bit.ly/CroydonHPatHome 

They also have online reference tools such as Britannica and Ziptales (which includes lots of interactive stories, games and quizzes to make reading fun for children!) Please see our 24/7 online services at: https://bit.ly/Croydonlibs247

All that's needed is a Croydon Library card. Anyone who hasn't got a card can join instantly via the library catalogue – please go to: https://bit.ly/JoinCroydonLibraries

 

Launch of BBC Bitesize

The BBC has today launched an education package across TV and online, featuring celebrities and teachers, helping to keep children learning at home and supporting parents.

BBC Bitesize can be accessed here:

 

Useful links for resources:

PE with Joe Wicks - daily PE LIVE lesson at 9am everyday - click on the picture below

PE with Joe Wicks

Daily RWI Phonics lessons for children

We are excited to announce that from Monday 23rd March we are scheduling Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on Facebook and YouTube for children to watch at home.
 
We will release three short Speed Sound lessons with one of our trainers every day for the next two weeks. The films will only be available at the times below:

  • Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am and again at 12.30 pm
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am and again at 1.00 pm
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am and again at 1.30 pm

RWI

Listening to stories online

Click in the links below to listen to the stories being read:

Year 1: Mrs Armitage on Wheels
  

Year 2: Not Now, Bernard

Year 3: The Battle of Bubble and Squeak
Chapter 1 
Chapter 2 
Chapter 3

Year 4: Wolf Brother
 

Year 5: Varjak Paw

Year 6: Fireweed
Chapter 1
​Chapter 2
​Chapter 3