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09/04/20

Retweetd From World Book Day UK 📚

ENTRY CLOSES TOMORROW! Get creative & Design a National Book Token for us & you could win hundreds of pounds worth of books! If you’re unable to post your entry to us, please email a scan or photo to competitions.co.uk with ‘WBD Design a Book Token Competition’ .. https://t.co/4hTrcoyC4E

08/04/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

It's easy to get caught up in all the updates. But not everything you read online about Covid-19 is necessarily true - take this quiz from to separate the facts from fakes around the coronavirus 💯👇 https://t.co/Mo4R8b2Ai2 https://t.co/nFyFOMC9Et

07/04/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

Today is - a day to show our gratitude to the nurses, midwives, doctors and all those who are supporting our health and wellbeing at this difficult time💙👨‍⚕️👩‍⚕️ https://t.co/SFA9wNcnjc

06/04/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Our Parents Helpline is now open. If you're worried about a child or young person, please do give us a call or send us an email. https://t.co/lIdjgaWeHJ

03/04/20

The HCACP April Newsletter is now online at https://t.co/DAVvxn9Ru3

02/04/20

Retweetd From World Book Day UK 📚

Pen and papers at the ready, it's Quiz Time! Can you tell your wizards from your Wormwoods? Pit your wits in our booky bonanza quiz for older bookworms. Head to the World Book Day website and download it today. Good luck! https://t.co/oJnhZXMKUl https://t.co/RkH2ovK183

02/04/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

All of our coronavirus content for young people struggling with their mental health is now together in one place. Here you can find tips, advice and where to get support during this outbreak. https://t.co/zlckTiKCyN

02/04/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

THANK YOU to everyone for your ideas. We've decided to provide supermarket vouchers, giving parents a choice of where to shop and what to buy. The first £8,000 will be emailed tomorrow to 400 Harris families. 60 laptops + dongles will be given out next week, with more to follow. https://t.co/WDNzFKh23N

02/04/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Our Parents Helpline is now open until 4pm. If you are worried about a child or young person, please do get in touch. https://t.co/lIdjgbdPzh

02/04/20

Retweetd From Physics World

With so many of us under lock-down, why not sit back with the latest issue of Physics World magazine, now out via the Physics World apps for iOS, Android and Web. The cover feature examines how physicists are understanding the virus behind COVID-19 https://t.co/YcF6JBy4Du

02/04/20

Parents & carers please check your emails for Easter update. Newsletter will be emailed out tomorrow

01/04/20

Retweetd From GOV UK

Coronavirus. Anyone can get it. Anyone can spread it. Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.

31/03/20

Retweetd From World Book Day UK 📚

Looking for new books to read over the coming weeks? Don't miss our list of the nation’s TOP 100 STORIES TO SHARE as voted for by you. This is the ultimate list of stories to share for all ages, to give children & teens ideas of what to discover next. https://t.co/2obqQVfnSU https://t.co/2jFYF9QpE7

31/03/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

. has published new advice for parents and carers focused on looking after the and wellbeing of children and young people. Read the full guidance: https://t.co/Ch2epHy0i2 https://t.co/mqP438tQyc

28/03/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

If you're working from home now and having trouble switching off at the end of the work day, this might help. https://t.co/9uxniaDfKk

26/03/20

Retweetd From HarrisEnglish

Very excited about this from . Free productions inc: The Merchant of Venice, R&J, Macbeth, Hamlet & Othello. Great for teachers to set for year 11s going into 12 & year 9s going into 10? Looking forward to seeing the resources the education team produce also. https://t.co/H3sg8wC122

26/03/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

If your child finds it difficult to talk about their feelings, here are some conversation starters that you can use. https://t.co/5gDtyrzlKC

26/03/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Parents and carers with children on Free School Meals - please take note of the scam email being circulated asking you for your bank details. Please do not respond to it if you receive it. https://t.co/QgPR0UqpLA

24/03/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Here is a thread on things you can do if the current health news is making you anxious and affecting your mental health. Find out more in our blog: https://t.co/eOwLQB69rw

24/03/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

PLEASE RETWEET: with 36,000 families at our schools in London and Essex, we want to supply food parcels for those in need (on top of free school meals which we’re already doing). We’ll fully fund this but URGENTLY need a supermarket chain to help.

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Virtual Learning Resources

We want you to be able to access all the support you need while studying from home. This page explains how we will make available the resources you need.

We will be simplifying the timetable for all year groups after Easter. You will be able to download the new, simpler timetables from this page shortly.

All students in Years 7-10 will be set work on Show My Homework. Students all have logins, but if there are any issues please email CheungK@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk and we will reset passwords. Here's a short guide to submitting work on Show My Homework. Years 7-10 also have access to Bedrock Vocabulary from home.

All students in Years 11-13 have access to Microsoft Teams and you will find your classes, subjects or year groups are already allocated in MS Teams. You can download MS Teams onto your devices at home and your mobile for free. Download a guide to accessing Email, OneDrive, Teams and other Office 365 Apps.


Independent work packs

As well as the resources on Microsoft Teams and Show My Homework, we have also produced independent working packs for Years 7-10 which can be downloaded from the link below. When you go into the folder you will see work for each year, broken down by subject.

Download our independent work packs for years 7-10 

 

Please do remember our etiquette for remote learning and how we interact to support one another.


Twinkl

To support you during this period, an online educational resources platform, Twinkl, is offering every parent and carer in England access to all Twinkl resources with a one month membership, free of charge.

They have at home learning packs on the link below which you can use to support studying from home, as well as a large bank of subject specific resources. Find out more. To sign up, go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS


Suggested timetable (Years 7-10)

We understand that educating your child at home can be challenging and we are always thinking of new ways to support you at this difficult time.

As a school, we are recommending creating a schedule for your son or daughter to follow during the period of school closure. Having a structure that they can follow each day will help them stay focused on their education and provide structure for you and your household.

We have provided a suggested schedule (below) for our young people below. However, we are very aware that this may not work for every household or for students of different ages. Creating a bespoke schedule together with your child can be a great tool to motivate, empower and focus them. It also allows you to plan in any activities that are specific to your household, such as looking after younger siblings, exercise, helping prepare food and much-needed family time.

Please be realistic with your planning, and remember that this is an unprecedented situation, please plan what works best for you and your family whilst giving your son or daughter the best opportunity to continue their education.

You can also download this timetable as a pdf.

Time

Activity

Useful Resources

9.00am – 10.00am

Exercise

www.satchelone.com/homeworks/41814686-netflex

www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

10.15am – 11.15am

Academic Session 1

www.showmyhomework.com

www.harriscrystalpalace.org.uk/1325/virtual-learning-resources

www.twinkl.co.uk 

www.mymaths.co.uk/

www.hegartymaths.com/login/learner

11.15am – 11.30am

Break

 

11.30am – 12.30pm

Academic Session 2

 

www.showmyhomework.com

www.harriscrystalpalace.org.uk/1325/virtual-learning-resources

www.twinkl.co.uk 

www.mymaths.co.uk/

www.hegartymaths.com/login/learner

 

12.30pm-1.30pm

Lunch

 

1.30 – 2.00pm

Independent Reading

www.croydon.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/online-library/digital-library-audio-and-e-books  

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

www.worldbookday.com/resources/

2.00 – 2.30pm

Bedrock Activities

www.bedrocklearning.org

2.30pm -3.30pm

Academic Session 3

www.showmyhomework.com

www.harriscrystalpalace.org.uk/1325/virtual-learning-resources

www.twinkl.co.uk 

 

www.mymaths.co.uk/

www.hegartymaths.com/login/learner

 

3.30pm – 4.00pm

Reflection time with parents on work completed today and planning for tomorrow.

 

4.00-4.30pm

Independent Reading

 

www.croydon.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/online-library/digital-library-audio-and-e-books  

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

www.worldbookday.com/resources/

 

It is the expectation that students in Year 10 who are studying for their GCSE subjects should complete an additional hour of study each evening. This is to replace the study they would normally be completing with homework.

You will receive a call from your son's or daughter's tutor each week where you will be able to update on progress made and ask any questions.

If you or your child are struggling with accessing resources please email info@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk and we will get back to you asap. If your child needs further help with their work please email info@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk and state the teacher/ lesson you require help from, and your query. This will then be forwarded to the teacher who will respond to you as soon as possible.


Useful websites

These websites are really useful for your studies. We are still developing this list but we hope you find it helpful.There are more websites you might like to explore in the following documents too:


General revision:


English:


Maths:


Science:


Geography:


History:


Religious Studies:


French:


Spanish:


Mandarin:


Design Technology:


Computer Science:


Business:


Art:


Music:


Drama:

  • To follow

Food Technology:

  • BBC Bitesize Food Technology
  • GCSE-School.Portal.co.uk
  • Revision Text Book: WJEC GCSE Hospitality & Catering: My Revision Notes (Paperback)
  • Bridge Academy D&T YouTube channel

Physical Education:


Mental health support

It is very important to look after your mental health when you are also having to cope with a new and unusual situation. Talking about how you are feeling with someone you trust can really help. Here is a list of mental health support services for children and young people but please do contact a teacher too if you feel you need support with your wellbeing.


Safeguarding

For safeguarding reasons, teachers are not permitted to give out their telephone numbers but pupils will be able to email into the school, and the school switchboard will continue to be operational.

If during a temporary closure of the school you or your child need to reach us, our telephone number is 020 7622 0026 and our email address is info@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk.

The most urgent enquiries, including safeguarding issues for any vulnerable pupils, will be answered first. If your enquiry is not urgent, please bear with us if there is a delay in responding.  Please also check the new Harris website - www.harrisadvice.org.uk - to see if your question is answered there.