A little something to keep the children entertained at home. Mr P is going to do a different challenge each Monday for everyone to have a go at.
Please find attached a copy of our latest Signpost newsletter.
Listed below are some of the scams that you could be approached with, but please note that criminals and their scams come in all shapes and sizes, and they may contact you at the door, by phone, post or online:
Join in with this 30 day adventure and travel around the world – no passport required! Watch video clips and do the quiz.
A parent has thought of a unique way to encourage reading. Their children are reading to family members using the wonders of technology. It is a creative way of keeping in touch with family and to motivate them to read more.
Please click the link to complete the Time Capsule Activity.
From the whole staff team…THANKYOU! What a lovely thing to do. Lots of smiles (and a few tears) have been reported. Stay Safe.
From all of us to all of you – our Signhills Stars.
Here is a free book explaining the Coronavirus to the children by the famous illustrator of the Gruffalo, Axel Scheffler.
The staff team have been thinking about all our children and families and how much we miss you all. Please click the link below.
In these uncertain times we want to reassure you that we are working hard to try to ensure that we are there for you to help with any worries, concerns or support that you might need.
The Learning Mentors are available from Monday – Friday on the following numbers:
Mrs Heinzman – 07395948325
Mrs Davie – 07871734186
There is also a member of staff answering the school phone between 7.30am and 3.15pm
We are also available via email on, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please reach out if you need anything, we are here to help.
Some additional links to National Support agencies are here.
A challenge awaits you… Easter Home Learning Fun Activity Pack.docx
Explorify is a new science education resource that we had just started using at school. It has now be opened up to parents as a free resource and we thought some of you might like to use it. The ideas that they’ve added are designed to be very home learning friendly. We had been impressed with it when using it in school. Have fun!!
The Childnet Film Competition is now in its 11th year and is open to all young people based in the UK. The challenge is to create a short film or a storyboard with a script in response to this year’s theme.
This year’s theme:
We want an internet where we’re free to…
What are we looking for?
We are looking for films or storyboards that tell us why you want an internet that allows people to feel free and safe online and how we can make this happen. Once again we’re on the look-out for films with a positive and clear message about the ways we can use of the internet.
There are 3 different categories this year:
Solo category – Young people make their own film, with minimal support from an adult.
Group category – Work with friends or family to make a film.
Storyboard category – Create a short storyboard and script for a film.
Follow the LINK for more information. Good Luck!
Primary (Ages 7-11)
We are pleased to announce that the free #fieldworklive lessons hosted by Encounter Edu and led by our expert field tutors are now available to book. The sessions will build students’ geographical and scientific enquiry skills in a range of inspiring locations.
#Fieldworklive encompasses ten live lessons broadcast for different age groups, giving all students the valuable opportunity to take part in real fieldwork around the UK this spring, taking place from Monday 20th April to Friday 1st May 2020.
To book on to a session, click the link below !
Join us live as we look beneath the surface, exploring gardens, the earth beneath our feet and become explorers, experiencing wild spaces in ways that you might have never thought of before.