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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 see Thriftwood's YouTube page to see various videos and messages from our staff!

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

Please click here to read about Thriftwood's unexpected visitor!!

Well-being

SNAP Family Guide Info Sheet 1-2SNAP Family Guide Info Sheet 4SNAP Family Guide Info Sheet 5SNAP Family Guide Info Sheet 6SNAP Family Guide Info Sheet 78 Ways To Support Your ChildDaily Quarantine Questions / Self-Isolation Support / Things I Can Control


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 (work for week commencing 01.06.20): Mixed ability English and Maths / Lower ability English and Maths

K5 (work for week commencing 01.06.20): Buckingham Palace / Cross Curricular Royal Activities 

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 01.06.20: 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

Timetables - Summary Sheet

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

English

GCSE English - War of the Worlds (Chapters 4-6) / War of the Worlds (Chapters 7-10) / The Storm / Spellings / Radio Broadcast

Literacy with Mr Fisher (work for week commencing 18.05.20): Phase 4

Mrs Wood's English Groups (work for week commencing 01.06.20): Gothic Fiction

Mr Fulljames' KS4/KS5 English Groups and Mr Fisher's KS5 English Group (work for week commencing 01.06.20): Guide for Week

Monday 01.06.20 - Starter Activity / Diary Entry / Semi-Colon Prompt / Summary / Main Activity 1

Tuesday 02.06.20 - Starter Activity / Diary Entry / Main Activity

Wednesday 03.06.20 - Starter Activity / Diary Entry / Colon Prompt / Summary / Main Activity 1

Thursday 04.06.20 - Starter Activity / Diary Entry / Main Activity

Friday 05.06.20 - Starter Activity / Diary Entry

Miss Harris' KS5 English Group and Mr Fisher's KS4 English Group (work for week commencing 01.06.20): Overcoming Challenges

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

Reading Tasks: Tasks 1-6

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

Speech, Language & Communication - Mrs Watt

To access a variety of activities that Mrs Watt has selected for you, please go to: twinkl.co.uk/go

Click on 'sign in' (top right hand corner) and enter the PIN code: WH5263

Select the activity you want to do, click on it to download

(Parents/carers - any problems accessing the work, please email Mrs Watt at admin@thriftwoodcollege.co.uk)

British Sign Language

Clothes / Countries / Drinks / Food / Family Members / Teachers Names

Science

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

Design and Make

Design and Make Tasks

Animal Care

Week commencing 01.06.20: Care Industry

Life Skills

Life Skill Challenges 1 / Life Skill Challenges 2

PE

Week commencing 01.06.20: Body Weight 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

Work for week commencing 01.06.20: Every day Art / Collage Portraits

Miss Greenhouse and Miss Exell's Art Challenge - Letter to Students   This weeks Art Work Theme is 'SPRINGTIME'

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

Performing Arts

Performing Arts / Childnet Film Competition 2020

Horticulture

WLL Horticulture KS4 and KS5 - June Activities

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

ICT

ICT Fun Test / Hour of Code Flyer

Music

Mrs Rowden's - 'Lean on me' Video / Rhythm Video

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

PSHCEe

PSHCEe Education - A guide for Parents/Carers educating at home

Childnet Film Competition 2020 - This year's theme looks at feeling free and safe online

'Lianes A-Z to get you out of bed'

Health & Wellbeing Body Scan / Health & Wellbeing Breathing Exercises

PSHCE (week commencing 01.06.2020): Mental Health - Lesson Plan / Resource

Think U Know is a very helpful website on keeping young people safe and are producing "Home Activity Packs" during the lockdown: Pack 1 / Pack 2

BBC Logan High Series 1 and 2 / BBC Bitesize


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