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Remote Learning

Stanley Grove Primary Academy is committed to pupil learning, whether in the classroom or at home. Our Remote Learning Plan outlines the remote learning opportunities provided to pupils. It can be accessed via the ‘downloads’ button above. 

Remote Learning will be applied in the following instances: 

  1. A child (and their siblings if they are also attending Stanley Grove Primary Academy) is absent because they, or a member of their household, are awaiting test results and the household is required to self-isolate. The rest of their school bubble are attending school and being taught as normal. 
  2. A child’s whole bubble is not permitted to attend school because they, or another member of their bubble, have tested positive for Covid-19. 

Resources 

Resources to deliver this Remote Education Plan include: 

  • Online platform (Class Dojo)  
  • Use of recorded instructional videos 
  • Phone calls home 
  • Printed learning packs 
  • Physical materials such as story books and writing tools 
  • Use of BBC Bitesize, Oak Academy, Times table Rockstars, Maths No Problem, Pathways to Write, Literacy/Maths Shed etc 

Due to the limited digital access of many pupils, we are not providing live teaching of lessons. Where pupils are accessing remote learning through an online platform, activities that require an online presence are limited. Most learning can be conducted offline and then posted online for feedback.  

Physical work packs are provided on request for families who have limited access to a device or the internet. They include basic skills work that would be relevant at any stage of the year e.g. arithmetic, spelling, handwriting, reading books along with current units from Maths No Problem and foundation subjects. An exercise book and age appropriate writing implements will also be sent home. 

Curriculum Coverage 

Teachers will set appropriate work in-line with our curriculum. Activities will be uploaded daily. In EYFS, a range of activities that cover the 7 areas of learning will be provided. In KS2, Maths, Writing and Reading tasks will be provided along with Foundation/Science work that replicates lessons delivered on site. In KS1, Phonics will also be provided daily. (See Appendix 5 for further teacher guidance on reading and phonics) 

Home and School Partnership  

Stanley Grove Primary Academy is committed to working in close partnership with families and recognises that remote learning will look different for different families. We believe that children benefit from routine and we will recommend to our parents and carers that each ‘school day’ maintains a good structure. We also encourage parents/carers to support their children’s work, including finding an appropriate place to work and, to the best of their ability, support their children with their learning, encouraging them to work with good levels of concentration. 

Children are prepared for remote learning through Class Dojo workshops held during the first weeks of term. Log-in details are shared with parents/carers. Video tutorials are also available to support pupils and parents. Where possible, children are shown this again before beginning a period of isolation. Children will remain in contact with their Teacher through Class Dojo. If physical work packs are being used, teachers will remain in contact by telephone. Pupils, parents/carers and staff can use the message facility to share information and give feedback. The Class Story page enables teachers to celebrate children’s work and maintain a sense of community during periods of separation.  

 
Every effort will be made by staff to ensure that work is set promptly. Should accessing work be an issue, parents/carers should contact school for support. 

Pupils will be expected to complete all work set. If work is incomplete, staff will message on Class Dojo. If work remains incomplete, they will follow up with a phone call.  

Online Safety 

Children are taught how to stay safe online as part of both our Computing and Personal Development curriculum.  

Regular reminders are posted on Class Dojo by our Computing Lead Teacher. 

Remote Learning Expectations- Individual case of isolation

Online Remote Learning Physical Work Pack 
Work will be available at the start of each school day. Nursery- daily range of activities e.g. communication, physical, stories and rhymes. Reception- daily Phonics, Mathematics and Literacy Task plus one other Early Learning Goal subject. KS1- daily Phonics, Maths and English plus one Science or Foundation Subject per week.  KS2- daily Maths and English (reading and writing) plus one Science or Foundation Subject per week. Teachers may share feedback or examples of work from the class to support the child.  Teachers will provide feedback and respond to messages within one working day. A work pack will include activities to cover the expected period of isolation (3 school days awaiting test results, 8 school days if positive, 10 school days if positive in household). If a child has a workbook the teacher will provide the answers to the worksheets in a sealed envelope. Teachers will phone home once a week to speak to the child (record on CPOMS) and to provide support and feedback. On returning to school, children must return the work pack. Class Teachers will keep this work sealed for three days before providing feedback with the child on their learning and next steps.   

Remote Learning Expectations- Whole class case of isolation

Online Remote Learning Physical Work Pack 
Work will be available at the start of each school day. Nursery- daily range of activities e.g. communication, physical, stories and rhymes Reception- daily Phonics, Mathematics and Literacy Task plus one other Early Learning Goal subject. KS1 daily Phonics, Maths, Writing, extended Science/foundation subject and a Reading Activity. KS2 daily Maths, Writing, extended Science/foundation subject and a Reading Activity. The Class Teacher will be online between 9:00-3:30pm to provide support and feedback to pupils. Completed work should be photographed and uploaded on Class Dojo. Teachers can then review the work completed, providing feedback through individual messages or posts of Class Story. Teachers are not required to respond to messages after their normal working hours but will reply the following day.  A work pack will include activities to cover the expected period of isolation (3 school days awaiting test results, 8 school days if positive, 10 school days if positive in household).   If a child has a workbook the teacher will provide the answers to the worksheets in a sealed envelope. Teachers will phone home twice a week to speak to the child (record on CPOMS) and to provide support and feedback. On returning to school, children must bring the work pack. Class Teachers will keep this work sealed for three days before providing feedback with the child on their learning and next steps.    

Safeguarding and SEND Support


 Safeguarding/SEND 

School office/Attendance Lead to contact parents to ensure a test has been taken and to make sure that the parents know to communicate test results to admin@sgpa.bfet.uk or to phone 0161 2249495 
 
If a child is entitled to income related to FSM they can opt into receiving a weekly food parcel containing food to make lunches each day. Please contact the office to request. 
 
If a child is vulnerable in any way, the DSL will ensure that appropriate agencies are notified and arrange for regular safe and well checks via a phone call from the DSL or a home visit. This contact will be recorded on CPOMS.  
 
If a child does not engage with home learning, the Class Teacher is to call the parents to discuss obstacles and support. This contact will be recorded on CPOMS.  
 
Key information on Class Dojo or in work packs can be provided in Urdu. If this is needed please contact the office on 0161 224 9495 or send a message on Dojo to the Class Teacher. 

Code of Conduct

Children  Parents Staff  
Don’t post any personal information online – like your address, email address or mobile number. Monitor which information your child is sharing and talk to them regularly about not sharing personal information. Do not give your personal phone number or email address to any parent or child. 
Think carefully before posting pictures or videos of yourself.  Once you have put a picture of yourself online most people can see it and may be able to download it, it’s not just yours anymore. Monitor what your child is posting and talk to them regularly about the safe posting of photos and videos. Children should not have Facebook or YouTube accounts. Do not upload any photos or videos that may reveal personal information about yourself that you do not wish to share. 
Keep your privacy settings as high as possible and never give your password out. Check privacy settings and the age restrictions of the websites your children are using Direct children to appropriate websites. 
Don’t meet up with people you’ve met online. Not everyone is who they say they are. If they ask you to meet up, speak to an adult about it straight away. Talk to your child about the fact not everyone is who they say they are online and regularly chat to them about the friends they are meeting online. Be professional at all times. Staff will message parents during their normal working hours, Monday-Friday. 
Respect other people’s views, even if you don’t agree with someone else’s views doesn’t mean you need to be rude. Remember your words can’t be taken back once you’ve posted them. Ensure you limit the amount of time your child spends on the internet Monitor comments on Class Story. Report, using CPOMs any misbehaviour/miscommunication or cause for concerns. 
If you see something online that makes you feel uncomfortable, unsafe or worried: leave the website and tell a trusted adult immediately. Make sure an adult is always available to monitor and support children when they are online. Post regular reminders about staying safe whilst online. 
View, complete and upload your work daily Support your child to view, complete and upload their work daily. Post work to Class Story daily and respond, via direct message, with feedback. Staff will aim to respond to messages daily.