Dear Parents and Carers,

Please be advised that resources to support your child's learning at home are now beginning to be uploaded to our website. These can be found on the below link:

https://thriftwoodschool.com/college/information/college-closure-resources

Please bear with us whilst staff prepare work and we upload to our website.

Many Thanks

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School & College Closure Resources

Please find below a suggested timetable and website links to some work activities for students to complete if they are now staying at home or in self-isolation. We would recommend to try to encourage your child to do some work each day. When students return to College they should bring any work with them to share with their tutor so we can see what they have been up to! Please bear with us as staff prepare additional work and we upload this to the website.

Students may also wish to e-mail photos of their learning to admin@thriftwoodcollege.com adding the tutors name in the subject bar.


Timetable Guide for Home


Website Links:

Twinkl Website - Twinkl are currently offering a wealth of resources for all levels free of charge at the moment

Blue Peter - Apply for a Badge

Colchester Zoo - Wildlife activities to do at home

RSPB - WildVerse Poetry Competition / Wild Challenge

School of Sign Language - Learn BSL Online

SEAX Trust Learning Resources - https://sites.google.com/myfolder.org.uk/seax-learning-zone/home


Resources by Subject:

Class K4 and K5

K4 English (for week commencing 30.3.20): Guide / English Week 1

K5 English (Writing a Speech) - Activity 1 / Activity 2 / Activity 3 / Activity 4 / Activity 5

K4 Activities - General Activities / Garden Treasure Hunt / Where to go for Medical Help / Medical Scenarios / Medical Scenarios and Treatment

K5 Activities - Trip Planning / Restaurant Maths

Life Skills - In the Kitchen / Household Chores

Songs & Activities: 27 feel good pop songs with lyrics to learn and sing along to. Also some basic musical activities ( Free if you log in with an email address)

Maths

Week commencing 30.03.20 - Higher Level Maths (KS4 Group 4 & KS5 Groups 4 & 5), Middle Level Maths (KS4 Group 2 & KS5 Groups 2 & 3) , Lower Level Maths (KS4 Group 1 & KS5 Group 1)

My Maths - students have their own personal login details for this website which they use at College. Work will be regularly assigned to students via My Maths for them to complete. Please contact admin@thriftwoodcollege.com if you experience any difficulties accessing this resource

Top Marks Maths - Various online resources for all ages

Family Maths Quiz / Lower Ability Maths Worksheet / Higher Ability Maths Worksheet / Budgeting Challenge 1 / Budgeting Challenge 2

English

Mrs Wood's English Groups (work for week commencing 30.03.20) - Student Guide and Tasks / News Article / Guidance For Parents

Mr Fulljames' and Mr Fisher's KS5 English Groups:

Monday 30.03.20 - Guide for WeekApostrophe for Contraction / Apostrophe for Possession / Starter Activity / Main Activity 1 / Main Activity 2 / Monday Diary Entry

Tuesday 31.03.20 - Starter Activity / Main Activity / Tuesday Diary Entry

Wednesday 01.04.20 - Starter Activity / Main Activity 1 / Main Activity 2 / Wednesday Diary Entry

Miss Harris' and Mr Fisher's KS4 English Group (work for week commencing 30.03.20) - Main Activity 1

Grammar: Noun, Verb, Adjective and Adverb WordmatsUse of Nouns / Use of Verbs / Use of Adjectives / Use of Wordmats

Reading Suggestions: Guidance / Suggested Reading / Audible Suggested Reading / BBC Wind in the Willows

Writing: High Frequency Word Handwriting / Diary

English for all: Writing a Description / Writing Instructions / Garden Senses

Audio Story with David Walliams  - Free 30 minute audio story every day at 11am for 30 days

Units of Sound Website / Guidance Letter

Top Marks Literacy - Various online resources for all ages

Science

Practical Lesson 1 - Pepper Escape / Practical Lesson 2 - Skittle Rainbow

Design and Make

Design and Make Tasks

Animal Care

Week commencing 30.3.20 - Intro to Animal Care / Animal Care Worksheet 1

Life Skills

Life Skill Challenges 1 / Life Skill Challenges 2

PE

Week commencing 30.03.2020 - Circuits

Circuits - Instruction Booklet / Recording Sheet

Stretches

P.E. with Joe - From Monday 23rd March 2020, Joe Wicks who is also known as "The Body Coach" will be live streaming a daily workout at 9am each day

Daily Football Skills Challenge

Art

Colouring with Climo / Portraits 1 / Portraits 2 / Making a book / My World / Fruit Drawing / Lynn & Anna's Rainbow Competition

Horticulture

April Activities - WLL Horticulture KS4 and 5

Sensory Nature Hub Box Activities / Scavenger Hunt 1 / Scavenger Hunt 2

Well-being

Daily Quarantine Questions / Self-Isolation Support / Things I Can Control

ICT

ICT Fun Test

Music

BBC 10 Pieces - Click on each of the 30 pieces for a 5 minute animation and introduction to each piece. Then listen to the full performance ( I suggest one piece a day or every other day)

Drumming - Although you don’t have a djembe drum as we do in the music room, you can join in by tapping on your legs or you could also use an upside down washing up bowl, cushion or cardboard box: Easy / Any Level / Advanced (Start at 2 minutes to skip long intro) / Professional

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