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08/03/21

Year 10 Covid test results for Tuesday March 8th 120 out of 126 students have turned up for their tests. ALL have been negative for Covid-19 antibodies. https://t.co/ko16R5KzCy

08/03/21

Happy International Women’s Day! https://t.co/TwYWywqsIH

08/03/21

Happy Spring morning. Today we welcome Year 7 & 10 for testing after a brilliant day of testing for year 11, and 13 on Friday.. we are looking forward to seeing you all.

07/03/21

Retweetd From Haringey

As a carer or parent, it's understandable you may feel a little uneasy about your child returning to school from tomorrow (Monday 8 March) onwards. Rest assured though, social distancing measures will be in place & staff will be having regular tests to keep pupils safe. https://t.co/0RD4KYu3Ba

06/03/21

Please read this thread https://t.co/nFhOGFY4Hu

06/03/21

Book a coronavirus vaccination - NHS if you are 56 years of age or have a learning disability https://t.co/QFE9g1GB6P

05/03/21

Retweetd From Tottenham Hale ‘n heart: Ruth Gordon’s ward watch

Traffic heads up: The Hale Works development will be having their tower crane removed on weekend of 13/14 March. This will mean the closure the East Bound lane on Ferry Lane on Friday 12th from 10pm until 5am on Monday 15th March.

05/03/21

We tested Year 11-13 prior to reopening in March 8th 101 Year 11 (65%) 70 Year 12 and 13 (51%) All negative 😁 Bring on Monday https://t.co/nmWz0QPq7c

05/03/21

Retweetd From Heartlands High

Are you ready.... packed your bag.... do your shoes still fit? T-92 hours to go until we see the first students for teaching on Tuesday 9th March! All queries and questions on reopening can be sent to office.haringey.sch.uk we are here to help! https://t.co/S2sxZafPqw

05/03/21

Test Friday ; Mask Monday https://t.co/2tPHNn59ue

05/03/21

58 Year 11s now through and all negative https://t.co/wOwaX3BYwX

05/03/21

37 Year 11 students so far - all negative and more than excited to at last be returning https://t.co/bOOQ10YaLG

04/03/21

Year 11-13 - REMEMBER MASKS & PATHS See you all tomorrow for your lateral flow tests. Don’t forgot those masks https://t.co/yWV6Eurhzo

04/03/21

Happy from the Creative Arts team at HATO 📚🌎🍫🎫 https://t.co/YOb9mccBCB

04/03/21

Superb to hear. Glad we could help

04/03/21

Happy World Book Day! Gigantosaurus has arrived this morning to surprise our key worker pods! We are all interested to see how Ms Lodhi transfers to online teaching via teams for her 9am lesson...watch this space! https://t.co/viYsFSTztl

04/03/21

Happy World Book Day! 📚🌎 https://t.co/8PAlZHn9kg

04/03/21

If you send a message to the private direct message system in this Twitter account we can find out who this is with you

04/03/21

Can you DM this account please with you details of who you are and we will see what has happened

03/03/21

Fearful of the lateral flow test being used on Friday and next week? Watch this NHS film by Barts Hospital of how to do the test safely. Just 1.5cm in your nostril or until you feel resistance. The swab does not pierce the skin inside your nose. https://t.co/PfSE4CLBOZ

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Primary Phase - Remote Working Arrangements

This information is intended to provide clarity and transparency to pupils and parents or carers about what to expect from remote education if local restrictions require entire cohorts (or bubbles) to remain at home.

For details of what to expect where individual pupils are self-isolating, please see the final section of this page.

Please see the Primary section of our website for further details of the curriculum and how you can support children at home.

To find out how to access MS Teams and join a live lesson please see the download at the bottom of this page.


The remote curriculum: what is taught to pupils at home

A pupil’s first day or two of being educated remotely might look different from our standard approach, while we take all necessary actions to prepare for a longer period of remote teaching.

What should my child expect from immediate remote education in the first day or two of pupils being sent home?

  • Before the first lesson of remote education, staff members will be in contact to remind you of log in details and explain the plan to you. You will also receive a letter and learning pack with a timetable for your child.
  • On the first day of remote education, the first lesson will explain about how to use TEAMS. Please do not worry if you have trouble logging on, the team will contact you and support in anyway that they can.
  • If the child was in before the need to isolate, they will go home with physical packs and information one remote learning. If already at home these will be posted out.

Following the first few days of remote education, will my child be taught broadly the same curriculum as they would if they were in school?

We teach the same curriculum remotely as we do in school wherever possible and appropriate. However, we focus the learning on key skills in maths and English in the daily sessions with the class teacher. Through Purple Mash there are opportunities for the students to access the other areas of the curriculum through these activities and these are reviewed by the teacher weekly.  


Remote teaching and study time each day

How long can I expect work set by the school to take my child each day?

We expect that remote education (including remote teaching and independent work) will take pupils broadly the following number of hours each day:

Primary school-aged pupils

3 hours

Please find our daily timetable for online lessons.

 

Year 4 and 6

Year 2 and 5

Year 1 and 3

Reception

8.45am – 9.45am

REGISTRATION

TEAMS lesson 

REGISTRATION

TEAMS lesson

Learning Pack/ Purple Mash activities/ Oak National Academy

9.00-9.30am

REGISTRATION

TEAMS session

9.45am – 10.45am

Learning Pack/ Purple Mash activities/ Oak National Academy

TEAMS lesson

REGISTRATION

TEAMS lesson 

10.30am – 11.00am

TEAMS session

10.45am – 11.00am

Break

Break

Break

11.30am – 12.00pm

TEAMS session

11.00am – 12.00pm

TEAMS lesson

Learning Pack/ Purple Mash activities/ Oak National Academy

 

TEAMS lesson

Break/play

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Break

Break

Break

1.00pm – 2.00pm 

Learning Pack/ Purple Mash activities/ Oak National Academy

REGISTRATION

TEAMS lesson

Learning Pack/ Purple Mash activities/ Oak National Academy

1.00-1.15pm:

REGISTRATION

TEAMS Storytime

 

 

2.00pm – 3.00pm

REGISTRATION

TEAMS lesson

Learning Pack/ Purple Mash activities/ Oak National Academy

REGISTRATION

TEAMS lesson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Accessing remote education

How will my child access any online remote education you are providing?

For virtual lessons we send links to parents before the sessions to make sure all are able to access for their children these daily sessions. In these sessions, screen sharing is used to help make sure that children are able to discuss their learning with their class teacher.

Children also have access to Purple Mash which is our online platform where work is set and students are able to submit their daily English, Maths and other subject learning.

We also have curriculum maps on our website, that are linked to resources on the Oak National Academy for children to engage with.


If my child does not have digital or online access at home, how will you support them to access remote education?

We recognise that some pupils may not have suitable online access at home or may not be able to use a device throughout the day. We take the following approaches to support those pupils to access remote education:

  • We provide both online education and paper based learning packs to all families.
  • For those unable to get online, a member of the year group team will contact children daily to set learning with the paper based resources. These will be very simiiar to the rest of the class.

How will my child be taught remotely?

We use a combination of the following approaches to teach pupils remotely:

  • live teaching (online lessons)
  • saved resources on Purple Mash
  • Use of times table rock stars focused activities. 
  • printed paper packs produced by teachers (e.g. workbooks, worksheets)
  • Reading an age appropriate book set for them
  • commercially available websites supporting the teaching of specific subjects or areas, including video clips or sequences
  • Oak National Academy and BBC Bitesize daily.

Engagement and feedback

What are your expectations for my child’s engagement and the support that we as parents and carers should provide at home?

  • Students are expected to engage with their virtual lessons and registers are kept and monitored of attendance.
  • While we understand learning might look different at home, we maintain that keeping a structured day with time set aside for their virtual lesson, English, maths and other subject tasks planned out into the day helps students learn best and this is encouraged.
  • Parents and Students are feedback to and learning monitored through Purple Mash and in virtual learning sessions daily.

How will you check whether my child is engaging with their work and how will I be informed if there are concerns?

  • Engagement with live lessons is monitored daily through online platforms own monitoring software.
  • When a student misses this session, they will receive a phone call from their class teacher or a member of their year group team to check in on their learning.
  • Quality of work is monitored, and feedback given through Purple Mash.
  • Failure to engage over a number of days will result in a follow up from our safeguarding lead.  

How will you assess my child’s work and progress?

Feedback can take many forms and may not always mean extensive written comments for individual children. For example, whole-class feedback or quizzes marked automatically via digital platforms are also valid and effective methods, amongst many others. Our approach to feeding back on pupil work is as follows:

  • Immediate feedback can be given to students orally through questioning, as they would in a normal lesson, or a student might write in the chat function during the lesson which can then be commented on.
  • We also use the review elements of Purple Mash and times table rock stars to engage students.  
  • Any work that is done in a book, or on paper, will also fall into the usual cycle of whole class feedback.

Additional support for pupils with particular needs

How will you work with me to help my child who needs additional support from adults at home to access remote education?

We recognise that some pupils, for example some pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), may not be able to access remote education without support from adults at home. We acknowledge the difficulties this may place on families, and we will work with parents and carers to support those pupils in the following ways:

  • We can clearly track engagement of students with SEND and targeted calls home are made when engagement is not high.
  • We ensure that students with SEND are carefully talked though how to engage with live lessons.
  • We will set differentiated learning via paper based resources for children with SEND.

Remote education for self-isolating pupils

Where individual pupils need to self-isolate but the majority of their peer group remains in school, how remote education is provided will likely differ from the approach for whole groups. This is due to the challenges of teaching pupils both at home and in school.

If my child is not in school because they are self-isolating, how will their remote education differ from the approaches described above?

  • Students have access to the Purple Mash, Oak National Academy and BBC Bitesize daily and physical learning packs.

Concerns

If you have any specific concerns or queries, please do contact us via primarylearning@harristottenham.org.uk – the account will be monitored closely and we will endeavour to respond to all queries as quickly as possible.

I would also like to thank-you for your ongoing support and understanding. If you have any ideas for how we can help you further, please contact Ms Smith, Head of Primary on e.smith@harristottenham.org.uk.