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Remote Learning Offer


Following research from the Education Endowment Fund and government guidance https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/remote-education-good-practice/remote-education-good-practice, we have designed a remote learning offer that we feel works for our community of learners and teachers.


Learning will consist of a mixture of face-to-face sessions, video lessons and independent tasks and will take into account the age and ability of each learner in order to best offer relevant and purposeful tasks and activities.

We use a range of quality resources approved by the DFE in order to plan and implement daily learning that parents and children can take part in together.


Daily Expectations

Below is a brief example of the content you will find in daily learning being offered. Provision differs greatly between the younger and older children; with more emphasis on formal and independent learning as the children get older. A range of activities is always offered to ensure children are not always needing to use a device.

Worksheets are not offered, any learning is designed to be completed in provided books or on paper. Learning tasks do not require many resources.

Daily learning and a welcome video will be sent via Dojo by 9:00 am every morning.  There will be an end of the day message each day. The format will be kept simple and consistent with written and video instructions.

3-4 hours KS1

4-5 hours KS2


A day’s learning may look as follows. 


  •   Daily Reading challenge.
  •   SPAG/Phonics.
  •   Writing: written task.


  •   Core skills practice.
  •   Learning task using materials from the White Rose Maths Hub and other resources.

Wider Curriculum

A mixture of sessions that would constitute normal school learning with a range of subject content. These will include explanation videos and independent tasks. The curriculum content will include a mixture of Science, History, Geography, Art, DT, RE, PSHE and PE

Each day will incorporate brain breaks, snack time and some movement activities.


Reception Learners

Provision for Reception aged children will differ greatly, with more emphasis on exploratory learning and core skills. Daily learning is offered and activities and ideas for learning through Class Dojo.


Weekly Whole Class Zoom PSHE Session

Whole classes are invited to take part in a weekly live PSHE lesson. Links are sent out via Class Dojo.


Class Portfolio and Feedback

Encourage children to share photos of their learning using class Portfolio. Teachers will respond to work when needed.  Each child is expected to upload at least one piece of work a day.

Class Teachers will offer specific feedback to one piece of work per week.  This may include ways to improve, next steps or a challenge question.

All children will be expected to share examples of work from the breadth of curriculum offered in order to monitor their engagement in learning.


Whole School Challenges

Subject Leaders and SLT will offer daily challenges to further enhance provision and these will be in the whole school Class Dojo page.



There will be weekly assemblies via Zoom for all children.  Links to these will be shared via Class Dojo.

Celebration Assemblies will be pre-recorded and shared with parents via a link on Class Dojo and our social media platforms.



Work is differentiated to ensure support and challenge for all children. You will receive any differentiated work directly through Class Dojo.  Keep in conversation with the class teacher to ensure your child is being challenged/supported enough at home.



Children on the SEND register will still receive any provision remotely through differentiated learning.  These will be communicated and continually monitored by the class teacher and SENDCo. 


Learning Packs

For families who are not able to access online learning, Learning Packs are compiled by class teachers weekly that will include the range of learning offered online. Packs can be collected from the school by contacting the school office.