School Closure Information
How long are schools likely to be closed?
The short answer is indefinitely. Schools across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are to close on Friday because of the coronavirus epidemic.
What will the impact be?
St. Antony's Catholic Primary School is to be closed from Friday 20th March 2020 @ 3:15, until further notice, except for parents who are critical key workers. At St Antony's, we are closely following the advice of the Department for Health and Social Care and Public Health England to ensure all children, families and staff are kept well informed of the latest guidance. The school has put all the measures in place as requested and is liaising with the Local Authority to ensure everyone remains healthy.
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All children who attend St. Antony's Catholic Primary School have been given a home learning/homework pack to complete whilst the school remains closed. Please ensure that all work is completed in the exercise books provided in the packs by the class teachers.
To find out more information about Home Learning please follow the link below.
Presently, twinkl is offering one month's free premium membership to support learning from home. Once signed up, there is a huge variety of downloadable resources, including reading comprehensions, times tables practice, statutory spelling lists and much more.
As of Monday 20th April, BBC Bitesize are offering free daily lessons (videos and activities) to support home schooling. The lessons are for English, maths and other core subjects to ensure children can review and secure key skills and continue to progress. BBC Bitesize is a free to use learning resource and intended to support learning from home. There is a wide range of learning resources and activities where progress can be tracked an monitored. Please follow the links to the English National Curriculum.
BugClub is an online reading tool specifically designed to aid in the development of reading and comprehension skills. Children in KS1 (Years 1 & 2) and children in LKS2 (Years 3 & 4) have all been assigned accounts and are able to engage with a variety of reading materials.