One the first day of home learning, your child will receive live streamed lessons in Reading, Writing and Mathematics. They will also receive additional foundation subject work that can be completed independently offline.
If your child is in Reception or Year 1, they will receive short live streamed lessons and additional asynchronous work that can be completed throughout the day, e.g. phonics.
Links to Microsoft Teams meetings will be sent on a daily basis through the child's email account. You will receive login information for Microsoft365 via email along with a how to guide.
We will contact you to arrange collection or delivery of a Chromebook and additional resources where this is needed.
We teach the same curriculum remotely as we do in school wherever possible and appropriate. However, we have needed to make the following adaptations:
Reception and Year 1
3 to 4 hours. Carpet sessions will be live streamed which include phonics, English and Maths and additional independent work will also be sent for foundation subjects.
Y2 - 6
5 to 6 hours. Live streamed lessons for English, reading and Maths will run from 9 - 2pm and addition independent work will also be sent for foundation subjects
We use Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams to support online learning.
Your child has their own Office 365 account for emails.
Your child has been shown how to use a Chromebook and how to access Teams.
You will have received information to help you support your child with this. For pre-recorded work, we use Microsoft Sway and you will receive links to these in the information from school.
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We use a combination of the following approaches to deliver remote education:
For year R -6
We recognise that some pupils may not have suitable online access at home. We take the following approaches to support those pupils to access remote education:
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:
We recognise that some pupils, for example some pupils with SEND, may not be able to access remote education without support from adults at home. We will work with parents and carers to support those pupils in the following ways:
If your child has special educational needs and/ or disabilities, we will speak to you directly about their support. They will continue to be supported by the adults who work with them in school through live teaching or additional recorded information. This work will match what they would access in school as far as is practicable. There might be some circumstances where this is not possible, but we will speak to you directly about this.
If your child is not in school because they are self-isolating, we will follow the same approach as above. We will contact you to discuss our child’s learning at least twice a week.
Miss Helen Penner, Principal / Designated Safeguarding Lead
Winston Way Academy
t: 0208 478 5626
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