Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of children and young people. We expect all
staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you have concerns regarding the safeguarding or
welfare of any of our pupils, please contact Mrs Elder
(Designated Safeguarding Lead), or Mrs Scott
(Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead).
St Joseph’s participates in Operation Encompass.
Following the report of an incident of domestic abuse,
school will be advised that the child has been involved.
Please see school website for further details
The Safeguarding and Child Protection policy can be
found here. SAFEGUARDING AND CP POLICY
Visit the Cafod website to get involved. There are lots of fundraising ideas you can do at home to go towards a lot of good causes during this time. We need your help!
Home Learning Ideas W/B 13th July and Summer Holidays
This week we have lots of different activities for you to try throughout this week and the summer holidays. There are English activities, maths activities and themed things to make and do. I hope that you enjoy doing these activities.
Times Tables Rockstars
Remember to keep logging into your Times Tables Rockstars account over the summer to become even better at your times tables facts.
Times Tables Rockstars
Remember to keep rehearsing your times tables facts on Times Tables Rockstars. Currently, we are in fourth place in terms of speed and accuracy out of 25 local schools, which also includes local high schools! Let's see if we can all work together to be top of the local schools leader board.
Home Learning Week Beginning 22nd June 2020
PE activities- Please look at the section children on our webpage and you will find this week's PE learning and also information about Virtual Sports Day on 30th June.
Home Learning Week Beginning 15th June 2020
Home Learning Week Beginning Monday 8th June
Hello Yellow Class. I hope that you are all well, keeping safe and had a lovely half term.
Please find below links to Home Learning for this week.
Half Term Activities
Medicspot is calling all St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Stacksteads, Bacup children to share their creative ideas to help encourage frequent hand washing. Find out how you can enter and win £500 for St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Stacksteads, Bacup here: www.medicspot.co.uk/handwash
Get Set Eat Fresh
Learn about healthy eating and seasonality with lots of home learning ideas. Click on the link to find lots of activities https://getseteatfresh.co.uk/resources/homelearning.
Times Tables Rockstars
Keep practising your times tables and play against your friends.
Lancashire School Games Holiday Activities
Lots of fun activities to do over half term. Click on the link to see some ideas- https://lancashireschoolgames.co.uk/spar-lancashire-school-games-stay-at-home-holiday-programme/
First News Newspaper
Week beginning Monday 18th May
This week is Laudato Si week. It would be lovely if you could e - mail me any pictures or examples of your learning to email@example.com.
Week beginning 11th May
Maths Puzzles Week
Click on the link to the nrich website to find lots of maths puzzles and problems to have a go at.
Creative Ideas for teaching Maths and English- Games
Click on the link to get some ideas to make a fun educational board game using both Maths and English skills.
Times Table Rockstars Battle Results
Well done to everyone that has taken part in our first ever Times Tables Rockstars Battle. The results are in!
Year 1- 414 points Year 2- 427 points
Year 3- 63 points Year 4 - 2118 points
Year 5 - 5847 points Year 6- 3718 points
The overall winners were Year 5 with 5847 points !
Keep up the good work with your times tables practice and we will have another battle soon.
Week Beginning Monday 4th May
Lancashire Consultants- Ideas for Home Learning
Week 3 PE Timetable
Please click on the link to go to this weeks PE timetable with lots of activities.
VE Day BBC Video
First News Newspaper
Click the link to download this week's First News Newspaper.
Week Beginning 27th April
Please click the link to read this week's edition of First News.
Lancashire Learning Consultants
Lancashire learning consultants have put together a video with lots of ideas from a variety of subjects such as science, maths and Geography. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHgT0ZzJqUM&feature=youtu.be
Out of The Ark
Songs for every day with suggested activities attached to them. Free to access. https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/?utm_source=homepage&utm_campaign=ootamathome2&utm_medium=banner
Home Schooling Ideas- Sweets
Parents and carers click on the link to find some maths and English activities (with guidance) all based around the theme of sweets. https://tfwconsulting.wixsite.com/jamiethomas/post/home-educating-bored-of-worksheets-and-work-books-tune-in-for-daily-stimuli-for-maths-english
Home Schooling Ideas- Clouds
Please click on the link to find some maths and English learning ideas linked to clouds.
Ancient Egypt Virtual Museum Tour
Chester Zoo Rainforest Expedition
Week Beginning 20th April 2020
Oak National Academy
As many of you may be aware, the Oak National Academy has created online learning which comprises of video lessons and activities for the children to complete.
Parent Information- https://www.thenational.academy/information-for-parents-pupils/
Weekly Plan- https://www.thenational.academy/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/OAK-Curriculum-overview-week-1-1.pdf
If your child is in Year 4 please complete the Year 4 resources and if they are in Year 5 complete the Year 5 resources.
I would love for you to E- mail me completed versions of any learning (screen shots can be taken or pictures) completed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lancashire libraries are providing free access to e- books for both children and adults. All you have to do if sign up for free by following the link https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-and-archives/libraries/your-library-at-home/
WASTEAID VIRTUAL SAFARI
Wasteaid are a great charity that work in Africa training waste collectors and recyclers and they have just started a free Virtual Safari . This is a great adventure for the children. You can virtually explore Lion King country around Lake Naivasha in Kenya its packed full of activities . " Hakuna Matata " ! POSTER and LINK below
Lancashire PE Learning at Home
Keeping active is very important and the PE team at Lancashire have put together some resources and ideas that you can do at home.
Please click on the links: Year 3-6 (Overview) https://lancashireschoolgames.co.uk/year-3-6-stay-at-homeprogramme/
Lancashire Professional Development Service
Please click on the link below to try some fun activities.
The BBC has also created some online lessons. Please click on the link to access them https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons . As with The Oak Academy resources, if you are in Year 4 please complete the Year 4 activities and if you are in Year 5 please complete the Year 5 activities.
St George's Day Activities
Please click on the link below to find St George's Day Activities:
FSC educational online activities on Friday 24th April and Thursday 30th April. Click on the link to sign up. https://r1.dmtrk.net/65YE-10T3-1CK4IFA8D/cr.aspx
Times Tables Rockstars
Well done to everyone having a go at Times Tables Rockstars. Keep trying to beat your score and improve your speed.
Downloadable Maths Activities with Parent Guides
SEND Resources and Links
First News Edition W/B 6.4.20
Message from Mylo
I am missing all of you so much. I got a little bit bored so I ran off with Mummy’s (Mrs Elder’s) tea towel so that she would chase me. I am keeping her busy but am missing you all. Please look after yourselves and hopefully I will see you soon.
Love Mylo XX
Remember our safety rules whilst learning online and always check anything you are unsure about. If anything makes you feel unsure, don't forget STOP! BLOCK! TELL!
Home Learning Projects
NHS Nightingale, a hospital in London set up specifically to treat people with Covid 19, would love children to draw some pictures to decorate the hospital. If you draw a picture please e- mail it to Kelly.email@example.com where they will be forwarded on to the hospital.
Here is a useful website for parents and carers with lots of activities that you can do with your children https://www.schools-out.org.
Spot the International Space Station in the evening sky whilst it orbits the Earth. To find times to see it check this website https://www.meteorwatch.org/iss-international-space-station-times-uk-spring-2020/
Ongoing Maths Activities
Everyday maths activities that you can do:
Sikhism Week W/B 30.3.20
This week we are learning all about the religion of Sikhism. Scroll down below to find the resources.
Rhema theatre have created some Easter videos. If you would like to watch them please ask an adult to sign up to the link below.
Please click on the link below to find some activities linked to Lent.
Joe Wickes is doing a PE workout every morning Monday to Friday at 9am on his YouTube channel.
Music with Myleene Klass on YouTube. Twice a week. Next one Friday 27th March 10am but can be viewed at any time.
Keep a diary or journal documenting what is happening in our world in these times.
Mrs Sanderson's E- mail address so that you can send me pictures of your projects:
Hello Yellow Class. I will be putting exciting learning projects on our class page over the next few weeks. The first project that I would like you to complete is a Rainforest project.
Here are some ideas for things that you could do linked to the different subjects for your project.
Using online maps or paper based maps locate and name some of the rainforests in the world. Where are they located in the world? What is the climate like in a rainforest? What plants and trees grow in a rainforest? Do people live in rainforests and are there any similarities or differences between where they live and where you live?
Imagine that you have travelled to the rainforest for a holiday. Write a diary account explaining what you have found and done in the rainforest.
Write an adventure story set in the rainforest. Remember to include an opening, build up, dilemma, resolution and ending. Use your senses to describe the setting and remember to use some fantastic vocabulary.
Write a non fiction information text about an animal that lives in the rainforest. Carry out research first and make notes then put together your own information text.
How far away are various rainforests from your house? Plan a journey. Are the time zones the same as the UK. If they aren't calculate what time you would arrive in the rainforest and how long the journey would have taken. Can you convert the distance of your journey from kilometres into metres? Create a bar graph or line graph to show rainfall over a year in a rainforest.
Design your own miniature rainforest using a shoe box. You could make trees and plants out of paper and card or pipe cleaners and you could also paint or colour the background. You could even make some parts for you rainforest out of modelling clay or play dough!
Find out the words for rainforest and various animals, plants and trees that you might find there.
What are the main religions practised by people who live in the rainforests?
I hope that you enjoy finding out all about rainforests and please take pictures of what you have done; I would love to see your projects.
I have also set some 2dos on purple mash and remember that all of the games are accessible too.
First News Children's Newspaper
Please click on the link below to read this weeks edition of First News.
The Maths Factor
Have a go at the maths challenges on this free website. All you need to do is ask an adult to sign up for you. Have fun! Please remember to keep taking pictures of what you are doing and e- mail them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Walliams Elevenses
Log onto this website to hear David Walliams reading a story each day at 11am.
Welcome to Yellow class.
Mrs Sanderson is the teacher for Yellow Class and we are supported in our class by Ms Perkins who is an HLTA. Yellow Class is a mixed Year 4 and Year 5 class
In English we are learning to write Fairy Tales and we will be moving onto poetry for our next topic.
In maths we are learning about 2D shapes and angles and then we will be learning about multiplication and division.
In Science we will be learning about sound and we will finding out how we hear sounds and conducting some investigations.
Our history topic is Ancient Greece and we are finding out about the Greek Empire and also everyday life and we will be placing events on a timeline.
In Art we are learning how to use lots of different mediums to create drawings and we are studying the work of the famous artist Damien Hirst.
In French we are learning how respond to classroom instructions, we are learning numbers and also colours and we will be listening to lots of French stories. We are also learning how to spell some masculine french nouns.
In RE we are learning about God's gift and the period of Advent.
We are learning about internet safety in ICT.
Every Friday, a coach from Accrington Stanley comes in to teach us PE. The focus for this half term is team building exercises.