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School Closure Update 13th July 2020

Bishop’s Primary Academy
Date: MONDAY 13th JULY 2020

Home learning
A new home learning pack is available from today. Please collect the pack from the school entrance and sign the registration sheet so that we know who has collected a pack.
Please respect social distancing when you collect your home learning pack.
End of year reports
You should have received an end of year school report via email on Friday. If you have not received a report please contact the school office.

office@bishop.norfolk.sch.uk
01842 754902

September
The Government has published guidelines for all children returning to school in September.
We are now in the process of revising our risk assessments and procedures to meet the new requirements. This is likely to include some staggered start and finish times. We plan to share the details of our plan later in the week.
The new term is due to start on Monday 7th September.

Home learning
Please remember to post examples of home learning onto the new portfolios. For Year 2,3,4,5 and 6 these are in the new year group classes.
If you need help with dojo, help will be available in school to show you what to do.
We do understand how difficult it is to support home learning. We hope these materials help but we only ask families to do their best with their children. Sometimes taking a break is really important. You can always return to learning activities later in the day.
It is also helpful to practise basic skills such as:
• Maths – counting and/or multiplication tables
• A reading activity with an adult or older brother or sister
• Practising spelling or phonics
• A short writing activity
• A physical activity
These can be done in a variety of ways – sometimes without the children even noticing!!
There remain a huge amount or really useful and enjoyable resources available on the internet. These can also be used at any stage. We think the following are particularly helpful:
https://www.thenational.academy/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools/educational-resources/primary/top-tips-for-parents
https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools/educational-resources
Latest government advice can be found at:
https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Mental health support
www.justonenorfolk.nhs.uk/mentalhealth
This is now the single place to find out how to access mental health advice and support for 0 -25’s in Norfolk & Waveney. The key message is that you don’t need a referral, you can get in touch straight away for advice and support. If you need more specialist help, we will make sure you get to the right person.

If you urgently need support from Children’s Services please call: 0344 800 8020
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-you-can-do/get-advice-and-support/
NSPCC 08088005000
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