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Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

There is plenty of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:

  • Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)
  • Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Net-aware (support for parents and carers from the NSPCC)

Useful websites for supporting curriculum learning at home

Follow the link below to our page which lists useful websites for children to use to support their learning in all curriculum areas.

https://buckinghamparkschool.co.uk/wsussex/primary/buckinghampark/staging/pages/learnmore/

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WSCC have announced that their library service is now available online, providing free digital access to thousands of books.  Follow the link below to register and start reading:

https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/libraries/elibrary-electronic-library/

The government has launched the online Oak National Academy from Monday 20th April.  This has been created by 40 teachers, backed by government funding.  180 video lessons will be provided each week accross a broad range of subjects, suitable for children in Years R-10.

https://www.thenational.academy/

The BBC have also recently launched additional learning resources, many presented by celebrities.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

WSCC have also provided guidance on a number of learning websites to compliment work that is already being provided by the school.  Please see the guidance document in the 'latest news' or 'parent/carer communication' sections.

Albion in the Community have free football based activities available for children: 

https://www.albioninthecommunity.org.uk/resources-and-downloads/

The UK Space Agency has published a collection of space related educational resources that schools, parents and carers can use when teaching their children at home.

The resources are available here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/space-related-educational-resources-for-home-schooling

The RNLI has produced a number of resources to promote the issues of water safety at this time.  Please see the links below:

  • Help us to promote our Water Safety from Home Resources. Educating young people about how to keep safe, in on and around water is fundamental to saving lives at sea and a core part of the RNLI’s water safety activity. This term we have put together two downloadable packs of resources focusing on keeping safe this Summer
  • Please help by sharing the RNLI & MCA’s Beach Safety Campaign with parents, guardians and your wider network.
  • Our beach safety resources are also available for download to use on social media and online.

The DfE has brought together a number of simple and fun learning activities aimed at early years children.  Please follow this link to access the website:  Hungry Little Minds scheme

Buckingham Park Primary educational support at home

DB Primary

Children in all year groups are accessing DB Primary Learning for school work to complete at home.  In your child's year group file you will also find links to other useful sites, which are age appropriate and will support your child's learning.  Some class teachers are writing blogs and all are in regular contact with the children via email.

Maths

Y2 and above have access to TT Rock Stars to support them with learning their times tables.

Children who are involved in Third Space Learning will be able to continue this remotely and will be contacted about this on an individual basis.

Reading

All children should continue to read and  be read to.  There is a link in the above section for the WSCC library service.  Please continue to develp a love of reading in your child as this will have a massive benefit on their long-term education.

The Accelerated Reader website can be used to establish the AR level of any book if you enter the title.

https://www.arbookfind.co.uk/UserType.aspx?RedirectURL=%2fdefault.aspx

SEND & Inclusion

Parents/carers of children with special educational needs will be contacted by our Senco, Mrs Salter, to provide extra support and targeted learning.  Please also see the dedicated section below.

Music

If your child is missing singing there is free access to a number of songs online, some of which they will recognise from assemblies.  Mrs Thomas is currently learning 'The Bonkers Song'!  If you have any favourites we can sing them when we are all back at school.

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/

Art

Mr Goodyer, Art Co-ordinator, has sent a letter out to all our families about sharing their artwork and participating in a collabrative art installation for school, from home.  More details and templates can be found on the 'letters & documents for parents/carers' page.

What should I do if I am worried about the safety of a child?

If you are concerned about your safety (if you are a child) or the safety of a child in your care or someone else's, who usually attends this school, please email dsl@buckinghampark.couk immediately to get in contact with one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads.

If you, or another, is in immediate danger please dial 999.

Other organisations which can provide help are:

Childline - 0800 1111 https://www.childline.org.uk/

NSPCC - 0808 800 5000 https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

Coronavirus information and support for children

The following links may help parents/carers discuss the coronavirus in an age appropriate way and also provide ideas and resources to help deal with worries and anxieties:

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/supporting-your-child-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

Make history...

The West Sussex Record Office is asking residents to document their experience during the coronavirus. Writing a diary and taking photos to record what is happening to your family can be a positive and creative way of involving yourself in 'history in the making'.  Please see the link below for further details (although you do not have to share your work, you may just want to keep it for your family)

https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/news/help-the-west-sussex-record-office-document-these-unprecedented-times/

SEND information and resources

Buckingham Park's Senco, Mrs Salter, has produced a list of helpful websites and resources for parents/carers of children with SEND.  A copy of this letter together with a WSCC guidance booklet for children with autism can be found below.  This information may also be useful to children without SEND, who are currently learning at home.

WSCC's most recent SEND & Inclusion newsletter also contains helpful advice on home learning. PLease follow this link for further details: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKWSCC/bulletins/2889081

Families who have English as an additional language may find the following website helpful:

https://www.reallearners.co.uk/family-fun-language-activities-for-lock-down/

The council’s SEND commissioning team have partnered up with its Short Break providers to produce a public Wiki full of helpful information for families about Covid-19. As well as providing a wealth of useful resources, the interactive Wiki is also full of practical suggestions for activities for children, young people and their families and carers during these challenging times.

There’s resources for young children to young adults, including YouTube videos, links to online activities and lots of ideas for keeping busy and learning new things.

The Wiki can be accessed here: https://wiki.rixwiki.org/west-sussex-mmm/home/short-breaks-6

Fire safety awareness

Resources on fire safety for primary school children are available to help educate children from home during lockdown.
Find out more.

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