- Returning To School Safely - March 2021
- Letter to Parents : When You Should Book a Coronavirus Test for Your Child
- What to Do If Someone Has COVID-19 Symptoms?
- COVID Catch-Up Strategy 2020-2021
- NHS COVID-19 Symptom and Contact Guide
- COVID Catch-Up Premium Report
- COVID-19 Risk Assessment for Parents
- How schools handle suspected cases
EPHS Remote Learning Provision : Remote Learning Provision Information
COVID-19 Sources of Support for Parents
The links below take you to agencies working to support families over the summer break. Please note that the Schools Counselling Service will reopen in September but is not available over the break.
If your child receives a free school meal and is isolating, please contact the school to arrange receipt of a supermarket voucher substitute.
Are You Worried About Your Child? Citizen’s Advice Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Covid-19 Small Business Government Grant Ealing Local Authority Directory of Support Emergency Funding Employment & Support Allowance Materials to Support Keeping Your Children Safe Online
COVID-19 Sources of Support for Students
We are excitedly preparing for you to return to school in September. If this is worrying you, take a look at some of these resources which have been pulled together to try and alleviate any concerns you have. The following links include lots of helpful advice and information.
Sources of Support
Supporting Your Child With Additional Needs To Access Work From Home
During the current school closure we are aware that families are under greater strain, but families whose children have Special Educational Needs may be feeling this more than most. With this in mind, here are some additional resources which we hope may be of support.
Simple Strategies To Support With Lessons
- Where possible break down the information given into chunks
- Change/amend any language they may not understand (or ask them to use the online dictionary)
- Allow your child time to think to process the information given. They may not be able to answer questions straight away.
Top Tips To Support Your Child At Home With Reading
- If reading with your child, wait until the end of the page to correct mistakes
- Encourage students to sound out words when struggling
- Try to follow Pause, Prompt, Praise rule
- If your child is not sure of what a word means, ask them to “read around” and see if they can work it out.
- Get them to familiarize themselves with dictionaries, on line or hard copy
- Ask your child to summarize what has recently happened
- Ask them to make a prediction - what happens next
- Keep encouraging your child
Additional Resources To Support Your Child
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/ - Online dictionary to support your child in understanding specific words
https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/ - Children’s dictionary with visual clues, pronunciation & topic words
https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/ Online activities to support your child in English working at the developing pathway (Choose by child’s ability not age).
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zt3rkqt English Lockdown learning - choose by topic not age or Key stage
https://www.ealing.gov.uk/info/201219/libraries/2384/247_online_library_services/3 Borrow e-books and audio books on-line for free
https://toppsta.com/blog/view/bookish-ideas-if-you're-self-isolating-with-the-kids Lots of ideas for enjoying reading and writing at home
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/cbbc-book-club - BBC children’s book club
https://library.thenational.academy/ Every week a popular children's author or illustrator will provide you with free books, exclusive videos and their top three recommended reads. If your child is enrolled in the Units of Sound intervention they will be able to log in from home using their usual log in at https://online.unitsofsound.com/
https://www.mymaths.co.uk/ - Supports learning of maths topics at every level with a visual approach. Computer based maths games too! Login details are in your child’s planner
https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/maths/ Online activities to support your child in maths working at the developing pathway. (Choose by child’s ability not age).
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z6vg9j6 Maths Lockdown learning - choose by topic not age or Key stage
https://matr.org/blog/fun-maths-games-activities-for-kids/ - 25 Fun Maths Activities And Games For Children To Do At Home For Free
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z7nygk7 Science Lockdown learning - choose by topic not age or Key stage
https://learning-resources.sciencemuseum.org.uk/resources/?type=at-home (activities) https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/games-and-apps (games)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/group/p03szck8 Documentaries by David Attenborough
If your child is enrolled within this year’s Accelerated Reader intervention they will be able to access Book Finder - to choose a suitable book within their range and then log into Accelerated Reader to take their quiz. Click this link for more Accelerated Reader information on the Reading at Elthorne page
To Support Speech And Language
If your child is in the Elthorne Park High School Additional Resource Provision (ARP) an individual Speech and Language programme has been uploaded to your young person’s Show My Homework page.
These are links to websites that offer a range of support
- https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/specialeducationalneeds-sen/specialeducationalneeds-s en-communication-and-interaction/specialeducationalneeds-sen-speech-language-therapy
- https://www.parenttoolkit.com/academics/advice/english-language-arts/helping-your-child-bui ld-a-strong-vocabulary
Ealing Local Offer has also created a resource pack on Ealing Families Directory with resources for parents/carers, children and young people. Resources vary from activities, wellbeing tips, and talking to children about coronavirus. Resource pack for parents carers_v2.pdf