REMOTE LEARNING AT PARKLANDS PRIMARY
In the current climate, it is important that remote learning ensures that children learn new knowledge and skills, and enables them to build on and deepen these, progressing as well as they possibly can.
Here at Parklands we have a robust offering for our children to ensure that they continue learning a full and well-sequenced curriculum, which is appropriately differentiated and enables them to be challenged.
Remote Learning During Class or Year Group Bubble Closure or Full Lockdown
Here at Parklands we use Seesaw (for Years 1-6) or Tapestry for Reception, these are fantastic tools that the children are familiar with, children are set daily tasks in Maths, English and the wider curriculum (eg themed learning; Science; PE etc) along with additional elements such as a daily live check in, live phonics for Reception and Year 1; Wellbeing sessions and Friday’s, daily story time for KS1 and daily classic texts for KS2, as well as reading for pleasure on a Friday afternoon.
We have chosen to use a mix of daily live elements to provide social interaction and enable face-to face contact with the teacher, alongside creating video ‘learning walkthroughs’ that scaffold and support learning, enabling children to build on knowledge and progress as they would within a classroom.
Remote learning follows the following schedule (a minimum of 3 subject sessions a day):
Year 1 (Seesaw)
Year 2 (Seesaw)
Year 3-6 (Seesaw)
During Spring term 1, Year 1, 3, 5 and 6 were due to start Spanish lessons. These will now be shared weekly via a Video link on their Seesaw pages.
Marking and Feedback
Teachers respond to the work produced by children on a daily basis, providing feedback and next steps in their learning where appropriate, or detailing that the work has been seen.
Children with 1:1/ Additional Needs
Our children with learning needs all have differentiated learning in place for them. Children with 1:1 have also have a daily live lesson with their 1:1.
Remote Learning for Individual Isolation/Small Groups of Pupils Whilst all Other Pupils are in School.
In the event that a child or a small number of pupils from a class needs to isolate due to track and trace, we will immediately send home a full pack of learning that covers what the other children are learning in class in terms of English, Maths, and Curriculum. This pack will cover 2 weeks of learning, and will avoid the child being disadvantaged in their learning due to isolation reasons and will be also uploaded onto the children’s Seesaw account.
We have identified any families who need technology support and have lent out IT equipment to enable all of our children to access remote learning. If you feel you would benefit from this, please contact the school – Kate.clark@Parklandsprimary.org
Safeguarding and Disadvantaged Pupils
We have robust systems to ensure that, when isolating, any of our pupils who need welfare checks are contacted by our DSL and Safeguarding Team. If you have any concerns or anxieties, please do get in touch with Aaron.McDonald@parklandsprimary.org our Senior DSL.