Links for Parents
This week's offering from David Walliams is the World's Worst Children: https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
The Virtual School library - https://library.thenational.academy/
Each Sunday they release a new book being read by the author, this week is Nizrana Farook reading The Girl Who Stole an Elephant. https://library.thenational.academy/steal-an-elephant-with-nizrana-farook/
The author Sally Gardner : https://library.thenational.academy/meet-mr-tiger-betsy-and-the-blue-moon-with-sally-gardner/ Here children can read or listen to her book 'Mr Tiger, Betsy and the blue Moon'. Pupils can watch the author and her recommendations about other books.
Don’t know what to read next? Read the the books at home?
Join your local library to access hundreds of e-books and Audio books for free.
Click here to find out more about Bexley Libraries. Here are some further sources of free digital books. Enjoy! https://sway.office.com/c2It1G0wGB58Det1?ref=Link
Finally, there are some other resources on Twinkl: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/event/national-storytelling-week-2021 if you wish to use.
Lockdown lunches and meal plans
Change4Life have created recipes and shopping lists for families which can be used to create lunches for around £15 each week. Please share this information with your parents/carers.
Think you know - parental support
Blue Peter on You Tube
The BBC have announced the launch of Blue Peter on You Tube.
Blue Peter is the longest running kids TV show in the world and we are uploading videos to it that are suitable for 5-11 year olds. We have world record breaking challenges, arts and crafts, environmental videos, cooking and baking how tos, inspirational films, gaming, celebrity appearances, dance routines and music performances. We also feature ways of getting a Blue Peter badge, behind the scenes footage and extra content about our incredible presenters Adam, Lindsey, Mwaksy, Richie and Henry the Blue Peter dog.
If you are interested, subscribe to https://www.youtube.com/bluepeter - it’s completely free to subscribe!
CHRISTIANS AGAINST POVERTY (CAP)
CAP is passionate about releasing people from a life sentence of poverty, debt, unemployment and addiction. Partnering with the local churches they bring good news, hope and freedom to people in the UK.
If you are feeling weighed down by debt, then we can help. You may think your situation is impossible, but there is hope. Our friendly team will give you a listening ear in the privacy of your own home and provide a real solution to your debts.
PARENT ZONE - Free Digital Drop-ins about the Online World
Parent Zone are launching a series of free digital drop-ins about the online world – on everything from Cyberbullying to Sharing Carefully. Here is the link with more details and dates:
GREENWICH AND BEXLEY GP HUBS
If you need to see a GP out of hours there are GP hubs for the Bexley and Greenwich areas.
You must be registered with a Bexley/Greenwich GP and the access hubs are situated at:
Greenwich - Eltham Community Centre and Thamesmead Health Centre
Open Monday - Friday 6.00pm - 8.00pm. Weekends 8am - 8pm
Bexley - Queen Mary's Hospital and Erith Hospital
Open Monday - Friday 4.00pm - 8.00pm. Weekends 8.00am - 8.00pm
If you would like more information please visit the following websites:
Public Health England’s healthy families campaign Change4Life has partnered once again with Disney to launch new 10 Minute Shake Up resources for primary schools.
BBC Adult Learning. Lots of information about getting into learning.
The Parents' Centre. For all parents and carers who want to help their child or children to learn.