Learning online

During this difficult time for our families, friends and staff, we want to continue to support learning, so much of our work is moving online.

We will use our Class Dojo channel to share work tasks, activities and ideas to help you fend off boredom! Below is a model timetable, with forthcoming events around which you can plan your week.

Although none of us wanted to be in this position, we are determined to use our considerable creative skills to rise to the challenge and support our community.


If you are well, if you can, class teachers would like you to try a piece of English every day. They will be posting the tasks on CLASS DOJO.

See https://www.classdojo.com/

If you are well, if you can, class teachers would like you to try a piece of maths every day. They will be posting the tasks on CLASS DOJO.

See https://www.classdojo.com/


Just as before, we expect children to read every day, hopefully with an adult or older sibling. To support you we have signed up to https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/  *

Oxford Reading Owl have allowed all children access to our current scheme. Children can read all of their books, listen to the books through an audio recording and answer questions afterwards to test comprehension. It’s brilliant, highly recommend.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/  *

Click ‘My Class Login’ at the very top of the page.

Try       Class name: misstyers          Password: Class2

OR       Class name: nibley3          Password: MrsLewis

OR       Class name: nibley4        Password: MsSurridge

Then select your child’s age group and have a browse at all the books on offer!

Younger readers – Miss Allen has this for you:

www.phonicsplay.co.uk  * If you set up an account they will let you have access to all of their subscription areas.

Username march20           Password home

Play Flashcards – you should include the phase 2 and 3 words.
Tricky words – include the phase 2 and 3 words.
Children can then choose a few games to play on here to practice reading in the phase 3 section.

Tune in for your daily story, using the links from Class Dojo!

The links will be posted on Class Dojo –  See https://www.classdojo.com/

Follow the story with a song! Sing as if we are all together! Some songs you know, but some will be new!

The links will be posted on Class Dojo –  See https://www.classdojo.com/

We have created 4 ‘blogs’ on Purple Mash. Visit these and wish a friend a Happy Birthday!

See https://www.purplemash.com/sch/north-gl11

(You can even sing to them whilst you wash your hands!)

Follow ‘Open The Book’ together on a Friday and celebrate a birthday or two. We expect you all to sing along!

I hope to have some guest presenters. Watch this space!

Mrs Dixon will add her Dance lessons to Class Dojo.

She also has her own page of skills-based activities here



Why not wake and shake with Joe Wicks and nearly 1,000,000 (1 million) other households?

See https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html *

If you are in the classes I was due to teach, I will be setting a computing or coding ‘2Do’ challenge from within Purple Mash, matching, wherever possible, the learning journey begun in class.

See https://www.purplemash.com/sch/north-gl11


Everything else we are sharing is offered to provide distraction, entertainment or to maintain our sense of community. We don’t want families to feel overwhelmed or guilty. Take on only what is reasonable.

You can also upload a book review to our school Book Review site – it really is easy!

See http://northnibley.weebly.com/submit-a-review.html


Batchelor’s Bafflers! Approximately once a week I’ll set an online quiz! See the updates on Class Dojo.

See https://www.classdojo.com/

From time to time I will  set a photo challenge. You can read about the latest challenge on Class Dojo and on the submission web page here – http://northnibley.weebly.com/photo-challenge.html

At other times, a member of the support staff from within the school will be setting a surprise challenge!


Mr Tuttle has released online guitar resources here www.rtguitars.co.uk * and is offering online lessons via Facetime/Zoom. I have sent informtion direct to the children having lessons, but contect me if you want extra information.

Some online art lessons!

Professional illustrator Mo Wilems invites you into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. You are invited to send in your drawings and questions for Mo. Note that the daily drawing/doodle lessons are 1pm ET which is 5pm our time. However they remain online to be streamed afterwards.  See – https://www.kennedy-center.org/mowillems *