Home learning - we’re in it together

Our Lady's Girls' Primary School
19 May 2020
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In these uncertain times, it's been great to see how schools and families have come together to support children's learning at home. The need to change how things work in a short amount of time has challenged everyone involved, but here we hear from a teacher, pupil and parent about how they have been able to make this work well for them and their class.

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Five ways to celebrate with your school leaver

Steph Barclay
19 May 2020
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This is a strange time for everybody, but spare a thought for the young people leaving primary or secondary school this summer. It's possible they've had their last day at school already, but managing an ending is really important.

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13 inspiring virtual museum tours

Parentkind
11 May 2020
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To celebrate International Museums Day on 18th May, let yourself be transported into a virtual world of arts and culture from around the globe. We’ve put together some highlights to help you take a virtual tour of museums in the UK and further afield. Let us know what you find out via Twitter and use the hashtag #IMD2020 to share what you get up to.

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Five ways to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day

Parentkind
05 May 2020
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On 8th May 1945 at 3pm, Winston Churchill announced to the nation that World War II was over. After six years of destruction and chaos, Britain was ready for a party. 75 years on, we may not be able to gather together for parties with our schools and local communities but there are plenty of ways to get involved at home, celebrate and say thank you on this wonderful day!

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Working from home, learning from home: Behind Closed Doors

Philippa Thompson
01 May 2020
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Whilst in this enforced period of lockdown some parents are finding themselves thrown suddenly into new ways of working at home. However it is not as easy as it sounds to some. Whilst working, there is an additional role which is causing some consternation. The newly established role of the 'full time home educator'. This blog shares the experience of one parent who finds herself in this position and how she is trying to learn from the experience to support others.

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