Learning at St Giles

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Communication and literacy
Cognition and challenge
Sensory and Physical

Sensory and Physical:

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Personal and Social

Personal and Social:

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Creative Curriculum

Creative Curriculum:

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Learning at home

Welcome to our new resource page designed for home learning and to support our school curriculum.  This page will be regularly updated so please keep checking back for new content.

Communication and literacy

Communication and literacy:

The Secret – Semi-Formal – Formal
A wonderful story by Katie Payne

Sensory story – Early Years- Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal
Have a wonderful sensory experience to the story ‘Wind in the Willows’

 

Oliver Twist – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal


Oliver Twist – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal
Sensory poem enjoy the experience.

Sensory story – Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal
Enjoy the experience: At the Bottom of my Garden ‘The Ladybird and the Spider’.

 

Poem – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal
A wonderful poem about colours.

 

Drama games – Early Years – Pre-Formal
To help with communication.
Please see attached drama and story pack for this video:

Drama and Story pack

Sensory Poem – Early Years – Pre-Formal- Semi-Formal
Have fun with creating a secret place to play.

 

Sensory Story – Semi-Formal
Objects you can use at home to create a wonderful interactive experience.

Poem My Shadow – Semi-Formal – Formal
Victoria’s favorite poem when she was a little girl ‘My Shadow.’

Picture exchange – Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal

Using symbols at home – Semi-Formal
more, finished, yes and no

Using symbols at home – Semi-Formal
Feelings

Three poems – Semi-Formal – Formal
Read by Jo Scarse

Poem – Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal
Listen to the different sounds around us.

Story Insiderouters – Semi-Formal
Read by Fiona from Silver Class.


The Ugly Duckling – Semi-Formal

Story Massage

Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal
Enjoy sharing these massage stories with your family and friends. Always remember to ask permission and say “thank you” at the end.

Free Story

Daily story massage sessions. Scroll through the page to find the videos. Story massage is a way of telling a story through touch.
Story massage

 

Video links for Phonics

Below are some video links which explain more about how we teach reading:

What is Read Write Inc Phonics:
https://schools.ruthmiskin.com/training/view/TprLn2MR/TjVZck9S

Understanding phonics :
https://schools.ruthmiskin.com/training/view/53bBr3Xy/EzZrr7dq

How to say the sounds:
https://schools.ruthmiskin.com/training/view/WH8lwf6n/bpl47Blr

Listening to your child read:
https://schools.ruthmiskin.com/training/view/gKaUxyqU/STtyHPT3

Why Read to your child:
https://schools.ruthmiskin.com/training/view/c0fDGzPd/Ziljq70j

 

Useful Websites

A useful website for children working on their reading and sound awareness skills. Free access using the username March20 and password: home. Games, lessons and more.

Phonics play
David Walliams – Semi-Formal – Formal
Free fun activities from the books written by David Williams

David Walliams Stories

Cognition and challenge

Cognition and challenge:

Engaging your child with sound and movement – Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal

 

Treasure baskets- Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal

Poem – Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal

‘On my walk today…’ Interactive sensory poem; lovely activities you can do at home.

Grow your own – Semi-Formal – Formal
Fantastic ideas for families to create wonderful planting activities.

Grow your own ideas
Grow your own – ideas

Cooking – Semi-Formal – Formal
Singalong to “Yum, yum, yum…” and make a sandwich, toast and fruit smoothie.


Cookies – Semi-Formal – Formal
Good morning everyone! Today we are going to make cookies.

Bucket Time:

Early Years – Semi-Formal
What is ‘Bucket Time?’ Here is a guide to help you, so that you will understand what ‘Bucket Time’ is all about, enjoy!

1. Bucket Time guide

Some ideas of objects that you can put in your bucket or container.

2. Bucket Time ideas

Extending your ‘Bucket Time’ experience. Stage 2 – The Attention Builder.

3. Bucket Time Stage 2

 

Pre – Formal
A list of home activities using household items to promote the use of children’s senses.

Home activities

 

A list of play activities using household items to promote the use of children’s senses.

Sensory play activities

A children’s story about social distancing: Time to Come in Bear.

https://youtu.be/DA_SsZFYw0w

 

A social story for Personal Protection Equipment during Coronavirus.

A social story  about adults may be dressed differently

 

A simple social story to explain the coronavirus to children.

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A useful booklet for parents and careers. Inside there is information and contact details if you have any concerns about any children around you or yourselves. There is also an excellent section on supporting young people with Special Educational Needs.

Safeguarding leaflet

Sensory and physical

Sensory and physical:

PE activities you can do at home.

Interactive PE with music – Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal

 

Throwing – Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal – Formal

 

Fine Motor Skills – Semi-Formal – Formal

Big Art – Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal
Look what you can do with bubble wrap, fantastic! Lets get creating.

Gross motor movement – Semi-Formal – Formal
A list of  PE activities for children to carry out at home. All activities are using household items. Activities are for hand-eye coordination and gross motor skills. There are some suggested YouTube channels for the gross motor movement.

PE activities to do a home 1

Fine motor coordination skills – Semi-Formal – Formal
A list of PE activities for children to carry out at home. All activities are using household items. Activities are for fine motor coordination skills.

PE activities to do at home 2

 

 

Useful Websites

PE sessions with Joe Wicks on his youtube channel.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wzoy_J3I_c

Personal and Social

Personal and Social:

Using symbols at home – Semi-Formal
Feelings

A useful website for supporting learners with SEND online.
Supporting learners online

 

Story Massage:
Early Years – Pre-Formal – Semi-Formal
Enjoy sharing these massage stories with your family and friends. Always remember to ask permission and say “thank you” at the end.

Free Story

 

Daily story massage sessions. Scroll through the page to find the videos. Story massage is a way of telling a story through touch.
Story massage

 

Daily story massage sessions. Scroll through the page to find the videos. Story massage is a way of telling a story through touch.
Story massage

 

Visual support:
Visual supports for a hand washing routine, created with PCS symbols by Call Scotland.

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A useful website for children working on their reading and sound awareness skills. Free access using the username March20 and password: home. Games, lessons and more.

Phonics play

Creative Curriculum

Creative Curriculum:

Drama games – Early Years – Pre-Formal
To help with communication.
Please see attached drama and story pack for this video:

Drama and Story pack

How to make paint – Semi-Formal

What can you do with a vegetable bag?


Sensory ideas you can do at home.

Sensory experience with your feet and lots of bubbles.

 

Shopping Bags

Sensory ideas you can do at home.

Boxes

 

Sensory ideas you can do at home.

Bubbles

Music

Songs: Some favorite songs

Kerry – Music Therapist: Singalong Banana Tree

Kerry – Music Therapist: Singalong Siyahamba

 

Kerry – Music Therapist: St Giles Together at Home

 

Sing Along with James: Old MacDonald had a Farm and The Grand Old Duke of York

 

Sing Along with James: The Wheels on the Bus and The Big Ship Sails

 

Sing Along with James: Down in the Jungle and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

 

Days of the Week: https://youtu.be/mXMofxtDPUQ

How’s the Weather: https://youtu.be/rD6FRDd9Hew

Music Man: https://youtu.be/22kqia2ibVU