Information for parents
Transition – Consett Academy
If your child will be attending Consett Academy from September, you may be interested to visit their website for ‘Transition Tuesday’, which will share information each week for parents and children. You can order school uniform, find out which members of staff will be providing support, and there are contact details for any enquiries.
Parent Zone have made an article called How to prepare for secondary school life after lockdown.
School Closure – Support for parents
While the school is closed due to coronavirus, the following links and downloads will allow your child to continue with their learning at home. Some websites may require personal passwords which have already been sent home with your child.
An example Childcare day provision – click here
Would you like to make an illustration that might be part of J.K.Rowling’s next book? Click here to find out how!
Access to Purple Mash online activities – click here
Year 6 log in is the same as their DUOLINGO login in and the password starts with a capital letter.
Get Moving and be active – PE with Joe Wicks daily at 9am Monday to Friday on YouTube – click here
Kids workout to do at home – click here
SATs style practise questions (with answers)
https://aiuogao.exampro.net/ Science questions-Biology
https://rapuxyk.exampro.net/ Arithmetic % and fractions
https://lyfefot.exampro.net/ SPAG determiners
https://tuxuyeb.exampro.net/ The Mean
Welcome to Mathletics
Free Work Packs and resources From Twinkl – To support you during this period, Twinkl is offering resources with a One Month Ultimate Membership, totally free of charge. We’re also extending this to every parent and carer in your school so your pupils can still have access to high-quality learning during any periods of disruption.
Setting this up is really easy to do – go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
Twinkl – work packs
Use Spelling Frame to learn and develop spellings and spelling rules – Spelling Frame
Use spelling Shed to access spelling work and Games – Spelling Shed
Use the child line website to take your mind of the difficult things and have some educational fun
A learning log is a way for children to record their knowledge and understanding in whichever way suits them best, allowing them to take control of their learning based around something they’ve been learning at school, or will be learning in the new future. Using at least 2 A4 pages complete the following activity:
Year 6 Learning Log
Still looking for something else then why not go to parent zone and check out its 10 ways to entertain your child at home with links through to different sites from a safe, extensive list of Parent Zone-approved activities that you can enjoy with your kids. And better still, some of them will even keep them safely occupied while you try to get some work done. Parent Zone
Advice for parents and carers to help keep children safe online: thinkuknow_primary_parents_helpsheet
Please check out the links below to fantastic resources for young people, parents and carers and advice for schools and colleges to support young people’s mental health during periods of disruption.
Anna Freud: Self-Care and Coping Strategies
BBC: How to protect your mental health
CBBC: Video and Questions
ChildMind: Talking to Children
ELSA: Coronavirus Story for Children
National Association of School Psychologists: Parent Resources
Young Minds: Feeling Anxious about Coronavirus
Please also view our curriculum for further information.
View the Year 6 – Class 6 images in our gallery.
Find out what Year 6 got up to during their residential!
Information for Parents