Many of you have suggested that you would like a timetable for a typical day in school so that you can try and keep a routine going at home. This was a brilliant suggestion as routines can help provide us with some normality in a time of a lot of change. This is just a guide. Please do not feel you have to follow this as it is just for those who wish to follow it.
8:30 – 9:00: Breakfast and set up
Find a space to work. Set up your equipment and read a book quietly.
9:00 - 9:30: Reading
Read text and answer questions.
9:30 – 9:45: Practise times tables.
9:45 – 10:30: Maths
10:30 – 10:45: Break time. Grab a healthy snack and something to drink
10:45 – 11:10: SPaG
11:10 – 12:00: English
12:00 – 12:50: Lunchtime. A good time for some exercise
12:50 - 2:00: Topic/ project/ art/ P.E
2:00 - 2:50: Topic/ project/ art/ P.E
2:50 - 3:00: Tidy up. End of home learning.
If you find you are struggling to concentrate on your school work at home, here are some suggestions to help you focus:
- Open a window to let in some fresh air
- Sit up at a table (good posture is recommended)
- Turn off technology that is unnecessary (phone, tablet or Xbox)
- Move to a quieter space with less distractions
- Put on some quiet, calming music
If these suggestions do not help, then try the following:
- Drink plenty of water
- Help with some tidying up/ tidy your bedroom
- Play with a pet/ sibling
- Regular breaks
- Take a nap