Please go to class pages and select your year group to see the activities that your teachers have set for you during our school closure. However, there are also lots of great lessons and activities on this page for you to enjoy.
VIRTUAL ROYAL ALBERT HALL CONCERT 3.6.20
Tomorrow, we should have been excitedly travelling to London for our concert at the Royal Albert Hall.
Over 2,500 singers will miss performing together - but that’s not going to stop us singing! We’re creating
our very own version of AC Academy Does the Royal Albert Hall – virtually – so we can all get together
and sing our hearts out from our own living rooms. Our professional singers, AC Academy Scholars and
choir leaders will all feature on a background of previous performances from the world’s most iconic
There will be an EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE for performers, schools and families on Wednesday 3 June at 2pm
and 7pm, and on Friday 5th June it goes live to the nation at 7pm. The following link will enable you to access the concert and it will go live at 2pm and then again at 7pm: https://youtu.be/KVVljClsjIk. PLEASE DO NOT WORRY IF IT ASKS YOU TO SIGN IN - I AM ASSURED THAT THE LINK WILL GO LIVE AT 2PM AND THAT IT WILL BE ACCESSIBLE WITHOUT ANY SORT OF LOGON.
BUT that’s not all, we’re making it part of a whole Virtual Festival Week (1-5 June). The full programme is
attached but here’s a flavour of what’s going on:
Throughout the week there will be live Sing N Shine sessions with Patrick for children and young people
(daily at 10am). They’re open to everyone via YouTube and Patrick will take you through the songs you’ll
be singing at AC Academy Does the Virtual Royal Albert Hall.
There is also a fantastic competition to get children’s creative juices. There are 3 categories and they can
enter just one or all three:
1. Create It!
Re-create the iconic Royal Albert Hall building as creatively as possible. You can draw it, paint it or
build it with things you might have at home - let your imagination go wild and let’s see what you
can come up with!
2. Sing it!
One of the songs in our Virtual Royal Albert Hall concert is ‘Symphony’ by Clean Bandit. We’d like
you to write some new words to either the verse or chorus on the theme of ‘Lockdown’. It might
be about how lockdown has affected you, or about what you are looking forward to when we
have a little more freedom to move around. Either write the words or perform the song if you
3. Dance It!
We’d like you to come up with some new dance moves to one of the songs from the Royal Albert
Hall programme – so it could be to the Drunken Sailor, Symphony, You raise me up, a song from
the Mama Mia medley, whichever you think would benefit from some great moves!
The competition is open to anyone under the age of 18 and closes on Thursday 4th June at 12noon. We
will announce the winners on Friday 5th June at 12.30pm on our social media channels, where we will also
show the winning entries. This is all about getting involved and having some fun but there are also some
£10 gift vouchers up for grabs so what are you waiting for - get creative!! To enter there is a simple online entry form here:
Please note that video entries should be no more than 30 seconds long.
We’ll have singing workshops for our Voice Squad workplace choirs; and twice daily Sing with Simon
sessions for our Voice Squads in retirement villages and care homes. We will also be launching a brand
new programme ‘Unlocking Musical Memories’ which will see our musicians perform specific sessions for
those suffering with dementia, working in partnership with organisations across the UK.
At 6pm each evening, grab a drink and settle in for a Question & Answer interview with some of the
fantastic performers we love working with: actor Mark Williams (known to millions as Arthur Weasley
(Harry Potter) Father Brown (BBC), international baritone Roderick Williams, wine writer and
broadcaster Oz Clarke and celebrated composer and conductor John Rutter, as well as a crafty beer with
Christopher Monks and senior AC Academy leaders at 6pm on Friday.
So do join us from Monday 1 June for a fantastic Festival Week and let’s raise the roof of a virtual Royal
Albert Hall. Follow us on Facebook and YouTube ahead of the Festival week and keep in touch via social media using the hashtag #ACvirtualRAH.
CANAL and RIVER TRUST
Does your daily exercise ever take you past a canal or river? Then you may enjoy taking part in some of these lovely activities from the Canal and Rivers Trust, or the activities might inspire you to find your local waterway. Remember to always stay safe and only visit the waterways with a responsible adult. Take a look and have fun:
Here is the link for Numbots: https://play.numbots.com/#/intro it is aimed particularly at KS1 and LKS2 children, for the quick recall of facts to 100. However, it is also a fun way for all children to practice their quick recall of key number facts.
When you initially login you will need to say which school you are part of and then log in with your TTRS login/password.
Please be aware that Numbots starts off incredibly easy, but you will have to work your way through the quick and easy facts such as bonds to 10, before it lets you progress to facts to 100. Unfortunately, you can't skip the basic levels.
If you would like to challenge yourself, you may wish to have a pen and paper near you and extend your learning using related number facts:
For example: for the question 63+?=100 then you could write all related facts, so if I know 63+37=100 then I know 630+370=1,000 and 6300+3700=10,000 (see below to understand about Place Value across the year groups)
In Year 1, the children work with 1 and 2 digit numbers
In Year 2, the children with numbers to 100
In LKS2, the children work with 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers
In UKS2, the children work with numbers up to 1,000,000
NEW WEEKLY ACTIVITY - begins wk/c 27.04.20
Allesley Primary Lockdown Diary Activity
The well-being of our children at Allesley is always at the forefront of all of our minds, so when we spotted this we thought what a fantastic way for the children to share their hopes, dreams, thoughts, aspirations, worries, feelings and beliefs about being in lock down.
Take a look at the following link for some inspiration, but remember: your diary is about your feelings and experience:
Each week we would like the children to keep a diary in the form of one picture showing us their lockdown world. This can be kept as a private diary just for themselves, to share with family members or their class teacher would love an email sharing this with them.
Supporting reading and Literacy
CHECK OUT THIS AMAZING NEW RESOURCE:
Join our Virtual Reading Club and take part in the mini Easter challenge or the illustration challenge. Includes templates to download, links to online reading resources (including e-books and audio books), the Book Doctor to help with reading conundrums and you can even add your book reviews too! You can also explore the work of well-known illustrators and create your own book cover. You can gain awards for the more you read, just like with the local library’s Summer Reading Challenges
BBC Bitesize - daily lessons on BBC Bitesize website, BBC i-player or BBC red button.
Follow the link below to find BBC Bitesize for more information.
Websites & Apps offering free membership or resources during the coronavirus school closure.
Please make sure that permission is given by a parent or carer for any subscriptions and check the terms and conditions. Any subscriptions undertaken are done so at your own risk.
For those of you who like a bit of structure in your lives; here's what various celebrities are offering you and your children for free daily to help with their education while schools are closed:
9.00am - PE with Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro
10.00am - Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com
11.00am - English with David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
12.00pm - Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking/
1.00pm - Music with Myleene Klass https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ
1.30pm - Dance with Darcey Bussel https://twitter.com/diversedancemix/status/1241098264373592065
2.00pm - History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package
4.00pm - Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) https://www.instagram.com/theocooks
YouTube Art Lessons
Follow the links below for great art lessons you can do at home.
We have online access to real PE which has a wealth of resources to support you in keeping fit and active while at home. Below explains what real PE has to offer and how you can access the resources.
real PE at home – online learning resources:
real PE at home includes an online programme which supports families to be active, play and learn together. It includes a programme specifically for children in Early Years and Key Stage 1 with 12 themes, 6 areas, over 250 activities and challenges and 1000s of hours of fun and activity. This programme is great for family play and fun.
For children in Key Stage 2 there are carefully selected personal best challenges, skills and games designed for the home and garden. Daily and weekly guidance is provided for both programmes in addition to an option to choose your own themes and activities.
There are so many benefits to being active, not only to our physical wellbeing but also to our emotional and mental health, especially in such testing times for all of us. We hope that the ideas help support you and your family to stay fit and healthy in the coming months. Here are the details to access real PE at home:
The website address is: home.jasmineactive.com
Parent email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to view more information to support you including a user guide and FAQs.
You can view what real PE at home looks like by clicking here which gives you a video tour.
If you would like a PE challenge, there is a daily challenge set by 'The School Games'.
Just click on the link below to see what today's challenge is: