Children can scroll down below the photo for a list of links to different activities to do at home. 

Please scroll down for links to #OnlineSafetyAtHome - guidance and information for parents on working with their children at home and helping them to stay safe online.


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Things to do at home

(Posted 20th April 2020)

(Updated - 21st May 2020)

Lockdown Lessons

Click on the following link to view an update from the Department for Education (DfE), posted on GOV.UK on Thursday 21st May, that gives guidance on helping primary school aged children learn at home, including information on the wider opening of educational settings:


On 20th April the DfE launched two learning platforms to support children’s homeschooling (BBC Bitesize and Oak Academy). Both are recommended by the Government and we therefore encourage you to use them. Click the links below to access them. For more details on each site, please click this download link to a letter from Mr Woodhouse. 

  • BBC Bitesize - 20 minute daily lessons for 5 to 14 year olds created by teachers and other educational experts (opens in a new window)
  • Oak Academy - Specially designed lessons from EYFS2 to Year 10 created by teachers to address the lockdown period (opens in a new window) 

Below are links to other websites which your children may find useful whilst they are at home.

  • Jolly Phonics - - for Nursery & Key Stage 1 children. Teaching videos covering key skills needed for reading and writing. Access to guidance and a bank of activity sheets covering phonics, grammar, spelling and punctuation. 
  • Audible all children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed. 
  • White Rose Maths - this follows the scheme used in school. Click the link (opens in a new window) and scroll down to choose the relevant year group. There is video support for the children to help their learning and a sheet to have a go at. The sheet will either need printing out, or children will need to record their answers on paper. Don't worry  - there is a link to the answers so children and parents can check their work.  


Usual Online Activities

Children can of course log in to the online activities we do in school with their usual log in details.

  • Purple Mash has a huge range of activities and some activities are being set in the 2Do section for children to try.
  • Times Table Rockstars continues to give the children lots of practise at their times tables.
  • Lexia is available for around 50 children who already have a log in for this. (If you are asked for your teacher's email, please type, then click save. This should take you to the pupil login page where your child can log in with their own details)


Music with Mrs Rooke

Mrs Rooke, who teaches music to UKS2 on Mondays and LKS2 on Fridays has shared some of her play along videos for children to join in with.

The ones in red are designed for children who play guitar or ukulele.   

The ones in blue are especially made percussion videos for playing along at home using household items! Get your family to join in with you!

Many thanks for Mrs Rooke for allowing us to share these.

Latest School Calendar Events

Half Term25May2020

***CANCELLED - Wolds Sports Cricket - Year 5/602Jun2020

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm @ The Market Weighton School

Team to be chosen: Up to 10 children from Year 5/6

***CANCELLED - Class and team photographs04Jun2020

9:00 am - 3:00 pm @ School Hall

The school photographer will be in school today to take class and team photographs. Please could we ask all children to bring their school jumper or cardigan into school with them. Please could all KS2 (junior) children who have represented the school in a sporting event during this academic year also ensure they have their P.E. kit in school with them. Many thanks.

***CANCELLED - Wolds Sports Rounders - Year 5/609Jun2020

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Warter School

Team to be chosen: Up to 10 children from Y5/6

*** POSTPONED - Haworth residential visit - Year 410Jun2020

The Residential visit to Haworth has been postponed. We will do everything we can in due course to re-arrange it.

***CANCELLED - KS1 (Classes 2 & 3) Knights & Princesses Day15Jun2020

9:00 am - 3:20 pm

Details to follow.

***CANCELLED - Wolds Sports Athletics - KS216Jun2020

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ The Market Weighton School

Team to be chosen: Approx 3 girls and 3 boys from Year 3 Approx 3 girls and 3 boys from Year 4 Approx 3 girls and 3 boys from Year 5 Approx 3 girls and 3 boys from Year 6

Calendars page(s): School Calendar >>


Holiday Absence - If you are considering taking your child out of school during term time. Please click on this link. SCHOOL ABSENCE 2017.pdf


Job Vacancy - School Crossing Patrol Please contact the school office if you are interested.

Latest News 



Latest Guidance for Parents (8th May 2020)  


Family Life During Lockdown - The East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership (ERSCP) has put together a very useful list of links to free websites offering a range of support and ideas including: Support for Family Life, Tips for Parenting, Support from other Parents, Help for Children's Mental Health, Help with Adult Wellbeing. (PDF document - opens in new window)

Coronavirus and schools closure information for parents / carers

Following the Government’s announcement, East Riding of Yorkshire Council would like to reiterate that schools, colleges and childcare providers will be closed for the vast majority of children until further notice.

Many parents working in critical sectors may be able to ensure their child is kept at home. Every child who can be safely cared for at home, should be.


Security Threats

We have been made aware of a couple of threats that are useful to know about.

Zoom Bombing - During the lockdown period, many people, including groups involving children have started to use Zoom - a video conferencing site which allows users to message, chat, live stream etc. The following link explains 'Zoom Bombing', where unfamiliar users can leave themselves vulnerable to unwanted contributions from uninvited people. It also gives some advice on improving safety for those people using Zoom.

Click here for Zoom Bombing information (opens as a PDF file in a new window)


Fake Covid-19 Map - Humberside Police Cyber Security Unit have shared some information regarding a fake Covid-19 map on a malicious website. The map is likely to be shared via email attachments and online advertisements. Opening it could lead to a Trojan type virus infecting your device and stealing personal information.

Click here for the Information Sheet which the Police have shared with us. (opens as a PDF file in a new window)


Information for working from home with children  - Below are links to a range of resources and information for parents working from home with their children. They have been produced by Thinkuknow - an education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.

Click here for Home Activity Packs page.

(When you reach this page, you will need to scroll down and click the link which best fits the age of your child)

Click here for How to Support Your Child at Home

Click here for a Parents Helpsheet for talking to children about Online Safety

(This opens as a Word document)

 Humberside Police Cyber Security Unit Humberside Police have also produced a leaflet with links to online safety information videos

Click here to download the Word document with the links on it

Parent Info newsfeed

Regular articles to help families through social distancing - click on the orange icon on the right.

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Please find the COVID-19 School Closure Letter below -

click download to read it

 Covid 19 Letter.pdfDownload
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