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St Giles C of E Academy

Growing Together


Educational Resources/Fun Activity Ideas


Your Child's Class teachers are updating their class pages weekly with a suggested weekly time-table and support resources.

Click Here to find your Child's Class Page

However do remember that children are not expected to complete a full day's work as they would in school. It is better for your children to complete a small number of tasks a day that are achievable and they are confident to complete. If something is too difficult, if your child becomes upset, try something else. It is just as valuable to spend time reading, drawing, colouring, baking, doing exercise, playing board games, playing cards, just talking and spending time relaxing.

Further Educational Resources/Fun Activity Ideas below

Kindness Times 

 A special edition children's newspaper to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week. 

In April, we were contacted by the Wakefield Local Authority who asked if we could set our KS1 children a task - to share their experiences of kindness in pictures, poems, short stories, film and photographs. Some of our children's work has been included. Well done to those children who took part. Click below to download the publication it is full of interesting facts and activity ideas.

Click Here to download the Kindness Times


Wakefield Families Newsletter
Wakefield have produced a Wakefield Families Newsletter. Please see edition 1 below and attached.
Being at home with the people you live with can be great fun but how do you keep everyone occupied? Do you need helpful information and support around your families health and wellbeing? That's why they have developed the Wakefield Families Newsletter. It's full of content and activities we think you'll find useful; whether it is inspiration for things to do indoors, fun foodie activities, or advice around routines and things like sleep - we've got you covered.
Download the newsletter here;
Help With Phonics
Daily activities for our children to supplement their phonics learning.
The National Online Academy
The government has subsidised an online learning portal 'Oak National Academy'

BBC Online Lessons

The BBC is providing lessons for all subjects and age ranges -


Government Online Educational Resource List 
Government recommended list of online educational resources for parents - 
Wakefield Local Authority Outwood Schools Resources
Wakefield Local Authority have shared the Outwood schools resource below. Check them out there are some fun ideas here.

A resource to help explain the virus

Parents please see below a document to further support your children during this difficult time. It includes information to help you explain the situation to your children, how to discuss their worries and anxieties, and it has some fun activity ideas too.

Click Here to download a handy guide to support your children during COVID-19