Monday 20th April 2020
Hello UKS2 children and carers,
The Easter Holidays are officially over and we would ordinarily be heading back to school to kick-start the summer term. School has now been officially closed for 4 weeks. Can you believe it?
As always, all of us teachers are keeping busy at home. Mrs Naylor has been busy passing the time by baking with Finley and Freddie - she is slightly worried that she will need to be rolled back into school once all of this is over! Mrs Wright has taken this time as an opportunity to sort through some files and paperwork from her entire teaching career – it has taken quite a lot of time but she is now feeling much more organised. Miss Jones and Miss Dolbinska had lots of fun in school last week but are now having a well-earned rest from all the arts and crafts. Miss Thornton has been using her time at home to catch up on some great books that she had been longing to read. She recommends that you do the same!
It is also important to find some balance between keeping up your skills, doing schoolwork and having time to relax. With our lives being so disrupted at the moment and with such restrictions on going out, it can be difficult to stay positive - even though we know it is for the best and to keep us safe. Here is a timetable of mindfulness activities that can help to break up the day and keep you feeling optimistic. Why don’t you try one, this week?
If there is anything that you do at home, while school is closed, that you are proud of and want to share - please keep it somewhere safe. We would all absolutely love to see what you’ve been doing, when the schools reopen.
Take care and stay safe. J
The Year 5/6 team.
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