Westfield Primary School

May 28, 2020
by Mrs Alston
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Letter to Parents

Please find attached a letter from Councillor Frank McNally, Convener of Education and Families and Derek Brown, Executive Director of Education and Families, who have written to all parents and carers to outline their plans for children’s return to school and early learning and childcare settings after the summer break.

www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/schoolplans

 

 

 

 

May 5, 2020
by Mr McArthur
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School App for Parents

Please find attached a leaflet for the ‘School App for Parents’. We will be using this app to share messages, key dates and events with you. Please download the app from your app store and follow the instructions on the leaflet for selecting Westfield Primary. More information will follow in the coming days.

A5 Flyer for parents

March 18, 2020
by Mr McArthur
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How to Access Glow

 

All children have set up and used glow in school but if they’ve forgotten and need some support there are instructions below.

 

(All children have their username and password in their folders if they’ve forgotten or lost the original)

  • Once on their dashboard there are three icons –

 

  • the mail icon (this is how we will be communicating with them as we have a group set up-just check the inbox for new mail as you would with Hotmail etc.)
  • the one drive icon (this is where they can save their work if they aren’t using their homework jotter)
  • office 365 (this is where they have access to various programmes such as Microsoft word and powerpoint programmes if they choose to use them)

March 17, 2020
by Mr McArthur
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Additional Sites for Learning at Home

https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-at-home/
A variety of fun ideas and resources for parents to do at home with their child including literacy, numeracy and health & wellbeing.

https://www.khanacademy.org/parent
Website to support learning of STEM subjects.

https://www.e-learningforkids.org/
Variety of games to support learning  for all ages.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/series/p02pnn9d
Cbeebies – to support learning of phonics and sounds.

https://famly.co/blog/inspiration/10-sensory-play-ideas-to-develop-motor-skills/
Developing motor skills of younger children

https://family.gonoodle.com/
A range of home activities to keep moving!

https://www.scottishbooktrust.com/reading-and-stories/bookbug/bookbug-app?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=organic_social&utm_campaign=bookbug&utm_content=post
Bookbug’s Songs and Rhymes app is one more way to fit songs and rhymes into your day and it’s here to support you as you play and sing with your wee one.

https://code.org/
Fun website to learn how to code!

https://scratch.mit.edu/
Another site that teaches you how to code and much more!

As more sites come to our notice these will be added to the list.

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