Online Learning Platform
Your children’s teachers have set up online learning on Purple Mash, and all children have been given their login details, and practised this at school. Teachers will mark the work each day, and set new work according to the regular weekly timetable. During the COVID lockdown period, your teachers will do some online classes using Teams, and when children come back to school before the summer, you will all be able to learn together using Teams.
The Department for Education also really recommends the Oak Academy’s online learning, which you can find below. There’s a really good section for parents to let you know all about the way the online learning works:
We will be regularly posting links to other websites that you might also find useful.
The BBC Bitesize website has just about everything your child needs, and is updated regularly. Tune in to the show every day from 9am on:
After the show, head to your daily lessons online for all ages:
There are also some great quality daily lessons for primary aged pupils, which are updated each day:
There are also some really interesting, good quality daily lessons for secondary aged pupils:
There is a link to the music hub website, where there will be opportunities for your children to practise and continue learning music. Go to the digital lessons tab and you can earn points for Mellers on the leaderboard by taking part!
Here’s the link to the lessons for pupils that didn’t take their trumpet/trombone/baritone/cornet home:
Here’s the link to the lesson for pupils that did take their trumpet/trombone/baritone/cornet home:
Here’s the link to the the music hub’s YouTube channel, which has all the lessons and includes some singing lessons too:
Here’s the link to a learning pack for parents put together by Nottingham Schools Trust, which we are part of:
Emotional Health and Wellbeing
Tamba Roy, who has worked with our staff, pupils and parents for many years on supporting our emotional health and wellbeing, has put together some videos to support us all through these challenging times. You can follow the strategies Tamba talks through on your own, or with someone else. It’s a lovely activity for parents and children to do together: