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Remote Learning


Barry Primary School will provide remote learning for pupils that are not able to attend school because they are required to self-isolate. This information is to advise and guide families and not impose expectations.  Each family is unique and because of this, should approach home learning in a way which suits their individual needs.

What triggers remote learning being sent home?

  • Remote learning will be sent home when school have been informed by the family that the child has to self-isolate.  Whilst remote learning is prepared, we would encourage you to access the links already provided on our website below.
  • The remote learning would be via the Google Drive should the whole class/or year group need to self-isolate. 

How do we share home learning with families?

  • We will share remote learning via e-mail when the office staff have been informed that there is a child self-isolating.

What will be provided?

  • Work provided will be in line with what is being learnt in class.  Therefore, we will forward material that will have clear explanations with supportive material enabling children to apply it.

Remote Learning to contain:        

- English (4 lessons for the week)     
- Maths (4 lessons for the week)  
- Topic (PowerPoint and activities for the week)    

- Plus any phonics/spelling that would be used with the whole class in that week.

If you have any questions, please contact the School Office to request a call from the class teacher.

BBC Lockdown Learning

The BBC has launched an education package across TV and online, featuring celebrities and teachers, helping to keep children learning at home and supporting parents. 

BBC Bitesize can be accessed here:

Maths Treasure Hunts - KS1

This has been created by the Enigma Maths Hub as a fun and practical way to engage with Maths in the home environment.  

Please click here.

I See Maths

This site provides links to daily lessons and activities which enable children to deepen their understanding through a range of opportunities in which they can apply their skills flexibly in a range of contexts.

Please click here.

White Rose Maths

White Rose Maths in partnership with the BBC Bitesize Daily team has developed a 12-week learning programme for the summer term. This scheme is designed to help children be ready for their next year of school.  

Please click here.

Classroom Secrets

Classroom Secrets have produced a weekly Home Learning Pack for each year group that includes a variety of English and Maths activities. 

Please click here.

Maths Missions - for KS2

This has been created by the Enigma Maths Hub as a fun and practical way to engage with Maths in the home environment.  

Please click here.

DT Home Learning Links

Oak National Academy

The sector-led Oak National Academy has launched its online classroom and resource hub. The Academy offers 180 video lessons each week for schools to use, across a broad range of subjects. The lessons cover children in Reception through to Year 10 and are free to use by both teachers and young people.  The Oak National Academy can be accessed here.

On-line Safety

As children are accessing more online content during this time, please see our online safety page if you need any advice on how to manage internet safety and support your child to understand how to keep safe online.

Please click here for the main CEOP link for parents with updated coronavirus advice.


The NMPAT website has resources for those having instrumental lessons in school and links to other useful websites for musical activities.  All these websites are also in the Home Learning file under Music.

Stay Active at Home

For PE and to encourage children to be active for 60 minutes per day, the following website may be useful:

Northamptonshire Sport

Follow Northamptonshire Sport on Twitter and YouTube


10 top tips to encourage children to read in support of Reading Together Day

Information to help parents think about ways to make reading enjoyable and engaging.

These tips for parents and carers of primary-aged children, to help them encourage and support their children to read. They contain ideas on how to plan reading opportunities at home, including during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.


Welcome to our virtual ‘Speak out. Stay Safe.’ assembly! This session will be led by the wonderful Sally from our Schools Service, and features special guest appearances from Ant and Dec, David Walliams & Children and Families Minister Vicky Ford MP. 

This assembly is by the NSPCC and encourages children to talk about identifying any worries they may have regarding the Coronavirus and safe adults they might talk to about this. 

Please click on this link to watch the video.

Advice and support from the NSPCC

Whether you are working from home with your children for the first time or supporting children with anxiety due to coronavirus, the NSPCC have got tips and advice for you.

Please click on this link to see more. 

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Books to read with children

We hope that you are all keeping safe and well and we miss seeing all of our amazing children every day.  Some of them (like some of us) may be worrying about the virus and we have been was made aware of this lovely picture e-book - Everybody Worries - to support children with this.  We hope you find it useful. 

These books might also be useful to read with children about returning to school and hope for the future.

Coming back to school in a bubble

Rain before Rainbows


A social story and guidelines for parents

We know that many of you with children returning to school will be worried about this and we want to reassure you that we have been, and will continue to, make school as safe as possible for all of them. In order to support the children with the changes to school due to social distancing measures, we have produced the attached social story and some guidelines on how to use this. I would recommend reading this story once a day with your child/children between now and the day they are due to return. In order to be effective, social stories need to be read daily over a sustained period of time. 

Pets as Therapy

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Please click on the links below to hear messages from Toby and Ella. 

Message 1   

Message 2

A message and video from Toby and Ella


To all our Barry children and their families we miss you, everyday! 

Please click on this link to see a short video.  

Christmas 2020

Please click on this link to see a Barry CHRISTMAS 2020

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