Monthly Archives: April 2020

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A message for our wonderful NHS team and all key workers

We are so grateful for everything you are doing. Thank you for keeping us safe and looking after us – we have been keeping busy using our creative skills to show how much we care! The children of Georgeham C of E Primary School.

Is your child eligible for free school meals?

If your child is eligible for free school meals, you are entitled to free vouchers from the Government to help pay for your child's food, regardless of whether or not they are attending school right now. Schools will provide meals for vulnerable children and children of key seeworkers who are eligible and in class. But eligible children who are at [...]

Weekly photo blog

Hello everyone! We hope you are all keeping safe and well. Here's what our wonderful children got up to last week... bird feeders, towers, dream houses, home-made slime, phonics, lava lamps, obstacle courses, enough baking to feed the 5000, egg incubating, origami, kid sitting (the baby goat kind), story writing, beautiful artwork... the list is endless! Thank you for all [...]

Please send us your NHS artwork

Hello everyone We are going to run a blog showing all of our children's lovely NHS artwork & share it as widely as we can. If your children are older and able / happy to send messages of support, that would be really amazing too. Please could you send anything through to homeschool@ - let's do something to try and [...]

Up-to-date DfE guidance…

Here's some of the DfE guidance that gets sent to schools daily.  I thought some of this may be useful for our families. Hope everyone's keeping well! Launch of BBC Bitesize The BBC has today launched an education package across TV and online, featuring celebrities and teachers, helping to keep children learning at home and supporting parents. BBC Bitesize can [...]

19th April update…

Here's a video - please click to watch and listen. We're listening to everyone and we're adapting our offer to suit as many of our families and children as we can. It’s been lovely to see what children and families have been doing, and so we're fully embracing the Google Classroom environment and making use of it as fully [...]

Fun blog

A few more ideas to help keep you occupied and having fun ! 1. Steve Backshall Wednesday 9:30am animal Q&A sessions https://www.facebook.com/stevebackshallofficial/videos/264735271205417/ 2. Get up early, watch the sunrise. Hear the dawn chorus. Too early? Eat dinner in your garden and watch the sunset. 3. Create some 'magical pictures' using kitchen roll https://www.messylittlemonster.com/2020/04/magic-paper-towel-art-science.html 4. Chester Zoo live animal stream on [...]

Photo blog – Easter edition!

It has been really lovely to see what you've all been up to over the Easter holidays and to also have a look at your wonderful Easter creations! We have been so lucky with the wonderful sunshine we have had for the last few weeks. We're all missing you lots, but we could not be more proud of how hard [...]

Happy Easter – new start…

Happy Easter everyone! I've shared another video for you, explaining our new term and the new way we're going to be working for the foreseeable future.  You can access it by clicking this link.  There are two videos there actually, with the other being of the children singing the Spring Chicken song - that's a fun one!  I wonder if [...]

Easter…

Of course, with breaking up for Easter almost two weeks before the Easter weekend, we were already singing some of our favourite songs and making sure we were going to be on form for some singing at St.George's Church for the final assembly of the term. And being aware that we were to break up the very next day, a [...]