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Detailed below are the systems for home school, remote learning in the event of school closure and also for those children who are already staying at home, or those who may choose to do so.

Dear Parents,

Detailed below are the systems for home-school, remote learning in the event of school closure and also for those children who are already staying at home, or those who may choose to do so.

If you are having any queries or issues accessing remote learning, click here to email [email protected] or [email protected].net for help

Years 1 and 2

Year 1 and 2 teachers will use the Seesaw app to push out details regarding learning activities for children.

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  • Learning packs containing printed learning resources will be available from the school for all Year 1 and 2 children. Parents may collect these packs from school reception on Friday 20th March from 9.30-10.30am.
  • Parents should continue to read with their children.
    Songs, rhymes and opportunities to talk should be maximised.
  • Practical activities such as baking, painting and craftwork should also be undertaken.
  • Children in Year 1 and 2 have access to the MathSeeds system.
    1. Logon details have been sent home for all Year 1 and 2 children.
    2. To access the system please go to the school website www.stjohnspsderry.co.uk.
    3. Click on the Parents Tab and select Learning at Home.
    4. Here you will find a short video tutorial from our ICT Department Co-ordinator Mrs R Doherty.
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Year 3

  • Year 3 teachers will use the Seesaw app to push out details regarding learning activities for children.
  • Learning packs containing printed learning resources will be available from the school for all Year 3 children with their Seesaw QR Code. Parents may collect these packs from school reception on Friday 20th March from 10.45 – 11.45am.
  • Parents should continue to read with their children.
  • Songs, rhymes and opportunities to talk should be maximised.
    Practical activities such as baking, painting and craftwork should also be undertaken.
  • Children in Year 3 have access to the Mathletics system and Lexia System.
    1. Logon details have been sent home for all Year 3 children.
    2. To access the system please go to the school website www.stjohnspsderry.co.uk.
    3. Click on the Parents Tab and select Learning at Home.
    4. Here you will find a short video tutorial from our ICT Department Co-ordinator Mrs R Doherty.
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Below is an example timetable for home school activities for pupils in Years 1, 2 and 3.

KS1 Timetable of Home Learning

Year 4

  • Year 4 teachers will use the OFFICE365 Teams app to push out details regarding learning activities for children.
  • Learning packs containing printed learning resources will be available from the school for all Years 4 children from 12.30 – 1.00pm.
  • Children in Year 4 have access to the Mathletics system for their Numeracy activities.
  • Children in Year 4 have access to the Accelerated Reading system for their Reading activities. We would ask that parents ensure their children continue reading and taking their AR tests.
  • Logon details have been sent home for all Year 4 children.
    1. To access the system please go to the school website www.stjohnspsderry.co.uk.
    2. Click on the Parents tab and select Learning At Home.
    3. OFFICE 365 Teams is available from the OFFICE365 link on the pupil MySchool main page.
    4. Here you will find a short video tutorial from our ICT Department Co-ordinator Mrs R Doherty.

Years 5, 6 and 7

  • Year 5, 6 and 7 teachers will use the ‘OFFICE365 Teams’ app to push out details regarding learning activities for children, set assignments and provide access to teacher presentations and spellings.
  • Learning packs will be available from the school for all Years 5, 6 and 7 children. These packs will be available from the school for all Year 5, 6 & 7 children from 1.45 – 2.45pm.
  • Children in Year 5, 6 and 7 have access to the ‘Mathletics’ system for their Numeracy activities.
  • They will also have access to the ‘Accelerated Reading’ system for their reading activities.
    1. We would ask parents to ensure that their children continue reading and taking their Accelerated Reader tests.
    2. Logon details have been sent home for all Years 5, 6 and 7 children.
  • Children in Year 5, 6 and 7 who use ‘LEXIA’ will have access to this system.
    1. To access all the systems detailed above please go to the school website www.stjohnspsderry.co.uk.
    2. Click on the Parents tab and select Learning at Home.
    3. ‘OFFICE 365 Teams’ is available from the OFFICE365 link on the pupil My SCHOOL main page.
    4. Here you will find a short video tutorial from our ICT Department Co-ordinator Mrs R Doherty.
KS2 Timetable of Home Learning

Additional Notes
All school systems for remote learning are available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week with the exception of the Accelerated Reading (AR) system. The AR system is available between 9am and 3pm Monday to Friday only.

Click here for example timetables for home learning activities for children.

  • Foundation Stage (Y1 & Y2) & Key Stage 1 (Y3 & Y4)
  • Key Stage 2 (Y5, 6 & 7)

Click here for a table of thematic, educational resources available online that are free for use by parents and children.


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