Supporting home learning during Covid-19 school closure

Year 8 students self-isolating week beginning 16th November until 23rd/25th November

As for the group below, work will be set through Google Classroom by individual class teachers.

If your child has any access requirements or cannot access Google Classroom, please get in touch with your Year Leader (Mrs Cooper) in the first instance.

Year 8 students self-isolating week beginning 9th November / 16th November

Please see below instructions for accessing Google Classroom. Teachers will use this platform to communicate with students and upload work/tasks to complete. Students should use the usual log in and password that they would use in school. If students have any problems accessing this platform or need support with technology please get in touch with the school.

Google classroom


Year 8 Home Learning Resources


There are also two online sources of content which mirror our curriculum - BBC Bitesize and Oak National Academy. Details of all of these and how to access them are below.

BBC Bitesize

KS2 - BBC Bitesize

From 20 April, you’ll be able to access regular daily lessons in English and Maths, as well as other core subjects, in an expanded version of the BBC Bitesize website and also on special programmes broadcast on BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button

BBC iPlayer and the Red Button service will host Bitesize Daily. These are six different 20 minute shows, each designed to target a specific age group, from ages five to 14, and for pupils throughout the UK. Experts and teachers will be involved, covering what should be learned that day for the different year groups and key stages. Maths, Science and English will be covered in dedicated programmes, and other subjects such as History, Geography, Music and Art will also be covered.

In addition, BBC Sounds is also launching separate podcasts to support everyone learning at home. The daily shows, each around 10 minutes long, will link with content on Bitesize.

Oak Academy

Oak National Academy (@OakNational) | Twitter

To support the work of schools in delivering remote education, the Oak National Academy also launched in April. This brand-new enterprise has been created by 40 teachers from some of the leading schools across England, backed by government grant funding. It will provide 180 video lessons each week, across a broad range of subjects from maths to art to languages, for every year group from Reception through to Year 10. 


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