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31/03/21

It’s been ANOTHER successful term thanks to the children, teachers, leaders and parents! We are all going to miss the children so much and are already counting down the days till their return. Enjoy your Easter holidays! https://t.co/6m0w5JKCgo

31/03/21

Some fantastic photography from Year 4 today during their music lesson https://t.co/3R7n3xC9SS

31/03/21

Guess who came to visit HPAB today? Our children loved our surprise visitor today that also left us with an Easter Egg each! Thank you Easter Bunny! https://t.co/5OgFNIJkH9

29/03/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Last week issued an alert about a spike in ransomware attacks on schools. We have suffered an attack since then. Although measures were in place to protect our systems, our servers have been impacted. See https://t.co/0JeUHHfRDp for further info and a statement below. https://t.co/4U02Y6zmbG

29/03/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation

The guidance is available here https://t.co/1migfERzxZ

29/03/21

Just the weather for a lunchtime reading club today! https://t.co/J0glpuDMhk

27/03/21

What happens when you combine outstanding learners with outstanding practitioners? work of course! Praiseworthy work accompanied by an equally stimulating environment! Excellent work Year 3 team! https://t.co/xswUXKTB3T

26/03/21

Year 4 have been exploring the works of Giorgio Morandi in Art this Term. We are really looking forward to seeing the final outcome! https://t.co/wBa9kHTM5Z

19/03/21

: In recent weeks, the Year 2 team has prepared a wall for Maths; retrieval questions covering previous learning; and a wall to further challenge their children (to name a few). Excellent work team! https://t.co/5PvyKLxFTA

17/03/21

At Benson, we believe that science spawns imagination, curiosity and innovation. This term, Year 2 are investigating the lifecycle of a frog - beginning with frog spawn... follow their development with us here on Twitter! https://t.co/g10mFtTGhy

14/03/21

On this incredibly important day, we show our gratitude! Thank you to those whose role can never be overstated; our mothers! From HPAB with love ❤️ https://t.co/9OD4rtvrmB

12/03/21

: The children returned to class this week, and in year 1 (with their beach-themed book corner) they’re back to their brilliant best with amazing work; award-winning reading and fab phonics. Missing a holiday? Look no further! ☀️🏝🍹 Well done Year 1 team! https://t.co/QurPuXP9Iq

12/03/21

Another fantastic book cover designed after being inspired by https://t.co/YsYOx33Jw2

12/03/21

Science week continues in Year 4 investigating Insects and how they adapt to different environments. They have also designed their own! https://t.co/QziKRH36eT

11/03/21

Our Reception children embraced the challenge of building structures for with some yummy resources! https://t.co/hOrEFBSgvn

11/03/21

Thank you so much for your welcome back gift for our Year 5 & 6 children! https://t.co/IUsELbjKAb

10/03/21

Preparing future doctors and nurses: our Y6 carried out an investigation for , creating a reconstruction of the human blood using household ingredients. https://t.co/LsVzdtaKxQ

09/03/21

Inspired by one of our students recreated the cover of 's Explorer! Absolutely amazing....if you need a book cover designed we have the perfect person for you! https://t.co/iURN6bjjLS

08/03/21

Excellent return to school today exploring science with Silly Science! The children thoroughly enjoyed it! Who knew eggs were indestructable? 😯 https://t.co/XMEU1MCjpw

08/03/21

First day back! Wishing ours, and many other children around the country, a safe and joyful return to school today! https://t.co/VPCzpECM7V

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Online Learning

Learning from Home During Academy Closures

January 2021

As per the Government announcement, we will be teaching online from Tuesday 5th January 2021.

We will be using Teams as a platform to deliver Live Lessons and setting assignments online.

Please click here to see 'Our Remote Learning Offer'

Here is our online timetable for our online learning offer:

Key Stage 1 & 2

8.45-9.00

Morning Registration

9.00- 10.00

Maths

10.00- 10.15

Break

10.15-11.15

Reading / RWI

11.15-11.30

Break

11.30-12.30

Writing

12.30-1.20

Lunch Break

1.20-1.30

Afternoon Registration

1.30-2.000

Lesson 4 (introduced set as PPT)

2.00-2.15

Break

2.15-3.15

Independent learning

3.15-3.30

Whole class story

(Times may vary depending on Key Stage)

EYFS

Time

Session

8.45-9.00

Morning Registration

9.00-9.40

Phonics

9.40-10.00

Break time

10.00-10.30

Maths

10.30-11.00

Break time

11.00-11.30

Literacy

11.30:11.45

Break time

12.00-1.00

Lunch

1.00-1.05

Afternoon Registration

1.05-1.30

Physical development

1.30-2.30

Dip and Do activity

2.00-2.30

Intervention time

2.45-3.00

Story time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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