I would just like to share with all you Wonderful Parents/Guardians how your amazing support with Family Learning Session, has allowed me to become an Ambassador for Cherry Fold Family Learning Sessions. I work in partnership with Lancashire Adult Learning and talk at conferences about how enjoyable all our sessions are and how much they are supported by you. I would just like to share our first news feed and say a big THANKYOU to you all. Miss Heys.
Ready Steady School:
2hr Zoom Course (various times/ dates)
It’s been an unsettling year for lots of families, and starting at ‘big’ school can be exciting and daunting for parents and children alike! Come along and learn top tips to get you and your family ‘school ready!”. During this short course you will have the opportunity to explore how to best prepare your child for school including developing an awareness of the Early Years Foundation Stage and reception year.
Create a Story Sack:
Zoom Course- Monday 7th June x 5 weeks, 12:30-2:30pm
This is a fun, practical online course that will give parents and carers the opportunity to create a 'Story Sack' for their child to enjoy at home. It will give parents the chance to get creative by making games, activities and props to accompany the chosen 'story book' and identify how using the contents of the sack helps promote a love of reading and develop a child's literacy skills. Suitable for parents/ carers of children aged 3-7yrs. FREE resource pack included so you can create your story sack at home!
Look Who's Talking: Speech & Language:
Zoom course-Thursday 10th June x 4 Weeks. 12:45-2:45pm
During this free course, you will have the opportunity to explore a range of speaking and listening activities that Early Year’s children are taught, these activities are aimed to develop your awareness as a family about communication skill, including: speaking, listening, interacting and understanding skills at home.
The course uses animal themed games/ activities, (including singing/ rhyme/ craft/ repetition), to encourage and develop speaking and listening skills. You will increase your skills and confidence to support your child’s speech and language development at home.
Closing the Gap; Early Phonics and reading Skills:
Zoom Course- Wednesday 9th June x 5 weeks, 9:30-11:30am
The unpredictability of this year has meant that lots of parents/ carers are concerned that the Coronavirus lockdown may have impacted their child's learning. This course aims to help improve the phonics and reading skills of children in Reception and Year 1. Over the 5 weeks, the course will enable you to develop your confidence, knowledge and skills around how you can support your children's emerging literacy skills. Its full of ideas, activities, games and resources you can use with your children at home. FREE resource pack provided.
Starting Secondary School:
Moving On: Year 7 Maths
2hr Zoom Course- (Various times/ dates)
Is your child heading to high school or already attends one? Do you struggle to support them in Maths? If you answered yes to either of those questions why not enrol onto Moving to Year 7 Maths. This course allows parents to grasp the key areas in secondary Maths like, Algebra, Trigonometry, Pythagoras theorem, Ratio and proportion. Don't let all this terminology scare you! This course will guide you step by step in how to tackle questions in these topics and how you can support your child at home. These easy and simplified tutorials will bring out the mathematician in you!
You've Got This: Health and Wellbeing for 8-11yr Olds
Zoom course. Friday 11th June x 3 weeks, 9:30-11:30am
At a time of constant change and uncertainty, parents, carers, and children are at risk of suffering emotional and mental health challenges. This three-week online course covers practical strategies, tips, activities and ideas to support your child during this unsettling time. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and learn how to further support your child with their wellbeing in a friendly supportive environment.
School Holiday Activites to keep your kids healthy and active
If your child is aged 5 to 16 and gets benefits-related free school meals, you may be able to access free activities during the Summer and Christmas holidays through Fun, Food and Friends, Burnley's holiday activities and food programme.
The programme is a great opportunity for children and young people to get out and about and get active.
We are working with local providers to make sure there are lots of things available to do in the Summer and Christmas holidays such as sport, creative activities, trips out and lots more!
Activities will help you learn more about nutrition as a family too and will give you the chance to have a go at cook tasty family meals at no cost to you.
We also want to help you and your children develop your understanding of nutrition and food budgeting. Activity providers will also be able to help signpost you to additional information and support, on things such as health, employment and education.
If you are interested, please visit the HAF website https://www.burnley.gov.uk/fun-food-friends
You can also register your interest in the programme: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BurnleyHAF
FREE, online Family Learning: Sow and Grow, LEGO Club, Art Club and more! (Plus free resource packs)
Food Parcel Referrals
I just wanted to let all everyone know that I can complete Food Parcel referrals that can be delivered to your home address within a couple of days. If you would like me to refer your family, please ring school in confidence and ask for Miss Heys.
FREE Lancashire Virtual Easter
Tuesday 6th - Friday 9th April 2021
All ages club 4-16 yrs
Free Digital Activity Pack
Book your place today (Limited Places)
More Information DiscoverCamp.YouthAction.org.uk
Lancashire Adult Learning
Hi everyone. I just wanted to share the following link with you. Lancashire Adult Learning have some amazing free courses coming up before and through Easter. Please click the link and look at what they have to offer. Thank you, Miss Heys
Free Flow Counselling Service
Free Flow Counselling Service available for self-referral. If anyone would like to discuss this service before referring please do not hesitate to contact me in school. Thank you, Miss Heys
World Book Day
World Book Day – Online Free Sessions with Lancashire Adult Learning As home- schooling is set to continue for a couple more weeks, Lancashire Adult Learning has developed 3 themed sessions based around World Book Day for parents/ carers and their children to sign up to, have some fun and hopefully ignite or further develop a passion for reading. Resource packs for these sessions will be posted direct to families once enrolled on the course. Please see below Thank you Miss Heys
KS1- Monsters, dinosaurs and poop! Thurs 4th March 1pm-2:30pm
KS2- The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (Art, Illustrations, storyboards and more!) Thurs 4th March 1pm-2:30pm
World Book Day for all- Charlie and the Chocolate factory Saturday 6th March 1-2:30pm
Full details in the document below:
School have just been awarded the INVEST award through Lancashire Education Awards for 'Developing Parental Partnerships through Family Learning'. This we could not have achieved without the fantastic support of all you parents, carers and extended family members who attend our Family Learning Sessions throughout the year. I would personally like to thank you all for your continued support, I have a huge variety of sessions planned for next year for the children/parent sessions as well as Maths, English, First Aid and many more courses for the adults. Have a wonderful summer and see you all in September. Miss Heys.