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Gladesmore Community School

Gladesmore Community School

Supporting Younger Students

We understand that this situation can be challenging for all parents and children as they continue their learning at home, which is why we want to extend our support for students from Early Years up to Year 6.  Many of our own staff are also parents and we know that the volume of information can be overwhelming. 

These pages are designed to act as a bank of resources and a place to start when trying to find ways to occupy younger children.  

In addition, we know that many of our students are responsible siblings who will be wanting to help their brothers and sisters with their studies.  These pages are designed to support everyone as we stay home, save lives and protect the NHS.   

Here you find a range of resources to help support you in doing so, including:

  • Resource packs and useful websites to provide learning activities including music and PE,
  • Play ideas and activities that you can try out at home,
  • A selection of free e-books covering a variety of topics,
  • Recommended schedule of live shows and streamed content through the week to help entertain your little ones.

Resource Packs


Daily Online Classes

Link Description
BBC Bitesize - Daily Lessons

The new online Bitesize Daily lessons in Maths, English and other core subjects will cover every year group up to Year 10. The lessons will include videos, educational games, articles and practice tests. We’ll also have advice for parents or guardians on how to teach anyone who is home-schooling as well as guides for SEND parents.

BBC iPlayer - Daily Lessons

Bitesize Daily programmes will also be available on on BBC iPlayer, on any device, and on TV via the Red Button. These are 20 minute TV shows, each designed to target a specific age group.

All Bitesize Daily lessons have been designed in consultation with teachers and education experts. The TV shows will be presented by teachers, experts and by well-known BBC faces, including Karim Zeroual and Katie Thistleton.

Oak National Academy - Online Classroom

Oak National Academy is a new collection of high-quality lessons and online resources. Backed by the Government, it has been created in response to the coronavirus lockdown.

Their online classroom offers free access to great teachers, delivering video lessons, quizzes and worksheets. Available for both primary and secondary levels, it covers a range of subjects. All of the lessons are ordered so your child can learn along a clear plan. We’ll provide new lessons and resources each week. Oak National Academy will fit alongside other resources such as BBC Bitesize to offer a structure for the day for children until schools fully reopen.

Recommended Activities

There are a variety of online shows happening throughout the week free to watch covering a range of topics to help with your child's education and development:

Time Activity Date
9:00AM PE with Joe Wicks  Daily
10:00AM Computing Coding Classes Weds
10:00AM Maths with Carol Vorderman  Daily
11:00AM English with David Walliams  Daily
11:30AM Dance with Oti and Marius  Daily
12:00PM Food Technology with Jamie Oliver Daily
1:00PM Music with Myleene Klass Daily
4:00PM Home Economics with Theo Michaels Mon/Weds/Fri
6:50PM Tom Hardy Bedtime Stories Nightly
7:00PM National Theatre Shows Thurs
7:00PM Westend Musicals Fri

For more activities, please visit our play ideas page.

Address

Gladesmore Community School
Crowland Road
Tottenham
London
N15 6EB

Phone

020 8800 0884

Email

admin@gladesmore.com