Archive for the ‘Resources’ Category
Do you have a Waltham Forest library card? Do you have a PC, Mac or tablet device? Then the library service has a great facility for you.
With you library card you can download free eBooks at any time from the London Libraries Consortium web pages. Simply create an eLibrary account on the web site, using your Waltham Forest library card details.
There’s also a Guided Tour about downloading digital media.
Simply install a small piece of free software to your device, when you log in, and you are ‘good to read’.
Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!
History, drama, teenage fiction, current events, short stories and much more. An electronic library the whole family can enjoy and read together on your own device.
Did you know that children can borrow up to 15 books and 6 junior CD’s for free from the Borough Library Service?
Your local library offers not ony access to books, but also to computer learning facilties, story-telling and craft activities, as well as home work clubs and holiday activities.
For younger children, your local library is a great place to check out the Bookstart programme – designed to offer every child a pack of free books and fun materials about reading.
If you haven’t yet, take a leaf out of our book – get down to your local library this Autumn and join in the fun.
You can find more information about children’s book services in the borough here.
Advice about how to join your library can be found here, including how to join on-line too. Happy reading…
World Book Day next year will be on March 7th, 2013.
Now is the time for nurseries and primary schools to register their interest in taking part in this great literacy event for children. Eight more great books will be available for only Â£1 each.
The World Book Day web site has some great resources available for children, schools and parents and carers. You can download resources now from this World Book Day web page here.
Once registered more materials are available to support learning – look out for the ‘sign-up’ link on the resources page – use them in the classroom, at home, or in your library.
World Book Day is nearly upon us for 2012. You can find some great resources on the The World Book Day web site for children of all ages.
There are all the usual resources for children, schools and libraries from the World Book Day website – with activity sheets, lesson plans and news about the latest books – for Nursery and Pre-school, Primary and Secondary school children too.
This year you can watch some great trailers and and see authors talking about their books too.
You can also enter a Design a Bookmark competition, with prizes for children up to 8 years, 9-12 years and 13-16 year olds.
Don’t forget you can use your World Book Day voucher to get some great books for just a Pound from a participating bookshop.
Get celebrating the book together – the World Book Day website is a great place to start!
We have just published some carefully selected web links which offer parents and carers advice on best use of the internet.
The links on our internet safety page offer access to a wide range of resources. From telling cartoon stories with a message for very young children, right up to professional advice for parents, and those working with children too.
This set of links are designed to help you make the right choices when online. There is something for every level of computer user on the pages featured.
Enjoy the internet , but keep safe too!
Don’t forget that you can find a work booklet for Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 on the school website. Give your brain a good work-out over the summer.
You can download your copy of the activities from the Home Learning links on the school home page.
Numeracy exercises, words and your times tables – use the booklet to give your mind a stretch in the sunshine this summer.
Using the exercises in the booklet…
What is expected:
- Every day your child is expected to read for a minimum of
20 minutes. Please have your child record what he/she
have read about.
- Every day your child is expected to do some form of
writing for 20 minutes in a journal. For example, something
from the literacy pack, a diary about what they did that
day, write about what they watched on T.V., re-write a
conversation they had that day etc.
- Every day your child is expected to do 20 minutes of
numeracy from the pack.
Use the booklet over the holidays and return for the new term with your mind refreshed and recharged…see you then.
We have just published details of a new school staff opportunity on the vacancies page of our main web site.You can read more here…
This post will provide a complementary service to teachers and other staff, addressing the needs of children and families who require support or advocacy in ensuring success at school.
You will need to be highly professional, a self starter and able to be proactive in practice, have good active listening skills, motivate and encourage others.
If you would like to know more you can view and download a copy of the person specification and an application form. There is also a variety of supporting information on our vacancies page about working with the Newport Team.
We look forward to your application.
We have just published details of our latest school vacancy. Read more here…
Our current requirement is for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and flexible Higher Level teaching Assistant to work with our Deputy Headteacher responsible for continuing to raise standards. The role will include working across the key stages supporting children with their learning and various monitoring and administrative tasks.
We are looking for someone who loves working with children and has high expectations.
You can find information, an application form and a person specification on the vacancy page of our main school website.
We look forward to receiving your applicaton…
You can view and download your copy of May Daze here.
If you are looking for activities during the coming half term break, then the Waltham Forest May Daze is a great resource.
It has activities available during the week for children and young people of all ages, from the under 5′s to the 11-19 age group.
Whether your children are passionate about football and fitness, badminton and bouncy castles or just a classic story time – you’ll find it in May Daze.
You can get Adobe Reader for free here – helping make our information accessible.
Have a happy and active half term break.