Home Learning

Over the coming weeks we will be posting videos, documents and links for activities and resourses that we hope will be fun and useful for our learners and their carers at home. The aim is to support our school community and find new ways of being in touch and being together. Let us know what you think.

Jon Playing the Kalimba

Our music and creative interaction specialist Jon often plays the kalimba with our learners in one to one and group sessions. This is a short piece he has recorded for you to listen to at home.

 

Sculpture Challenge

Send your images to bill.leslie@greenside.herts.sch.uk

First images from the Sculpture Challenge - Well done gang!!

 

Yvonne Rainer Hand Dance Activity

When you have created your own Hand Dance film please send it to bill.leslie@greenside.herts.sch.uk

 


Sensory Play IDeas



Music at Home

 

Home Learning Links

 

SENSORY CIRCUITS VIDEO
https://youtu.be/R-5r79geh9Y

Twinkl
www.twinkl.co.uk/offer
Create and account and enter the code: CVDTWINKLHELPS
Sensory stories, early learning resources, sensory play ideas.

Pinterest
www.pinterest.co.uk
Create an account for free to access a range of creative ideas.

Widgit
www.widgitonline.com
Create symbols to support communication and routine at home. Free 21-day trial available upon creating an account.
For continuity, the symbols that we frequently use in school are below – please ensure that you use the same.

Ian Bean (SEN ICT)
https://www.ianbean.co.uk/senict-members-resource-portal/
A range of cause and effect games.

Lexia Core Reading
https://www.lexiacore5.com/register
You will be asked to enter a teacher’s email address. Please use:
Dawn.brown@greenside.herts.sch.uk
Each child that uses Lexia in school will then have to enter their own username and password. Their username and password are both the same, comprised of their full first name and the first letter of their surname.
For example:
Username: dawnb
Password: dawnb

TopMarks
www.topmarks.co.uk/parents/
A range of games are available for free with no need to create a login. Click on ‘Learning Games’.

BBC Bitesize
www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary
A range of educational games available.

Funbrain
www.funbrain.com
A range of games and online stories.

Oxford Owl
www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
A huge resource of online books – requires registration. Also includes educational games.

National Geographic
www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Games to play online and information packs that may be of interest to some children.

Funology
www.funology.com/
Crafts, recipes and games.

Fisher Price
www.play.fisher-price.com/en_GB/index.html
Learning games and activities for Early Years.

Acorns
www.acorns.lancs.sch.uk/parents/self-isolation-resources
Links to ideas for sensory play, learning activities, social stories and timetables as well as links to websites that can be used for home learning.

Help Kidz Learn
www.helpkidzlearn.com/updates/school-closure.html
14 day free trial with registration. Access to a range of cause and effect and learning games. Links to suggested eye gaze activities, iPad apps and Choose It Maker 3 resources.

Home Learning for Learners with PMLD
https://primarysite-prod-sorted.s3.amazonaws.com/ash-field-academy/UploadedDocument/92a358817cd1467aa98a6f9f4e433dda/home-learning-guide-for-pmld-pupils.pdf
A range of multisensory activities for learners with profound and complex needs.

The Sensory Projects
http://www.thesensoryprojects.co.uk/covid19-resources
A page sharing a number of further links that could be useful for home learning ideas and activities.

Ian Bean
https://ianbean.co.uk/Downloads/sensoryideas.pdf
Suggestions for sensory play activities.

The Body Coach
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MBEyQIlrfo
Free 5 minute workouts for children on YouTube.

Learning Without Tears
www.lwtears.com
Handwriting and typing programme - now free resource in light of COVID-19.

Go Noodle
www.gonoodle.com
Online interactive movement videos.

Cosmic Kids Yoga
www.cosmickids.com
Online interactive movement videos – 2 week free trial.

Kids Master Skills
www.kidsmasterskills.com
Free occupational therapy packs.

Empowering Little Minds
www.empoweringlittleminds.co.uk
2 free weeks of parent support, messy play and sensory activities to empower children with SEN.

Phonics Play
www.new.phonicsplay.co.uk
Free access to phonics activities.
Username: march20
Password: home

SEN Resources Blog (YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpkztoFHIgP4jpJDKWNWaHA
YouTube channel with videos showing ways to learn through play.
ALN Home School
https://sites.google.com/bridgend.ac.uk/alnhomeschool
A page sharing a number of further links that could be useful for home learning ideas and activities.

Elsa Support
https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/
Free resources to help children to understand their emotions and feelings.

Hungry Little Minds
www.hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk
A range of activities for early years.

Coping With COVID-19 Isolation
http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/documents/1143/Supporting%20Children%20with%20LD%20&%20ASD%20with%20COVID%20Isolation.pdf
Supporting children with SEN who are struggling with being at home at this time. Info on sleep routines, behaviour management and occupational therapy.
Audible
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Free stories for children available to download on desktops, phones or tablets.

Child Line Calm Zone
www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone
Relaxation, yoga and anxiety management techniques for children and young people.

Emma ChAPS
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl-Njp3qnD___npyMG8_emQ
YouTube channel with sensory circuit and motor activity demos as well as information about supporting anxiety.

Home Learning Suggestions for parents or carers of pupils with PMLD
https://primarysite-prod-sorted.s3.amazonaws.com/ash-field-academy/UploadedDocument/92a358817cd1467aa98a6f9f4e433dda/home-learning-guide-for-pmld-pupils.pdf

A Social Story about Corona Virus
https://be73b3da-9b4e-4f61-8908-e7b4fd76db14.filesusr.com/ugd/1addde_3aff5d714ac048f09efb8261d638ad18.pdf

 

 

 


Greenside School
Shephall Green
Stevenage SG2 9XS
Tel: 01438 315356
Fax: 01438 748034
Email: admin@greenside.herts.sch.uk
Headteacher: Dave Victor