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Church Of England Academy

................Start times for Yrs 1, 4 & 5 pupils (8.30am).......................Start times for FS, Yrs 2, 3 & 6, pupils (8.40am)..........................Please follow directions issued on the site map (Parents/Letters)...........Full uniform expected...............Limited selection of hot meals available..................Packed Lunches optional.............No face coverings required for pupils................One bag allowed to be used..............Thank You for your support and patience with changes............................................


Hi Tigers smiley

As I am now teaching back in school please look at the Lions page for ideas of what you can do at home! Mrs Webster will be updating it weekly linking to the topic we are doing at school. Evidence of your child's learning can be still emailed to or on tapestry and I will reply as soon as possible! Please only use this email address and tapestry for sharing evidence of learning, general questions and queries should continue to be communicated via the school office.

Keep up the fantastic hard work,

Miss Brunt smiley


Tigers Recommended Daily Activities

Tick off as many as you can. Please see the pages below for more details.


A message to our St John's family...

Returning to school


Please find below videos, PowerPoints and stories to support  your child if they are returning to school on the 8th June, we hope it helps you a little to prepare. We are really looking forward to seeing all of you smiley

Follow the Buddy Bots gang as they return to their school, after being at home with their families in lockdown due to coronavirus!

Watch as they find out what has changed, what that means for them and discover that even though change can be scary at first, it can also be lots of fun.

A great way to support children during their return to the classroom after lockdown.

You will need to create a free account to access the e-book as well as lots of supporting resources.

While We Can't Hug

Hedgehog and Tortoise want to give each other a great big hug, but they're not allowed to touch.

Wash Your Hands Song | Music for Kids | The Singing Walrus

Get the mp3 on Apple, Amazon, or Google Play!

This June, join thousands of people taking part in our annual nature challenge, 30 Days Wild! The Wildlife Trust want you to do one wild thing a day throughout the whole month: for your health, wellbeing and for the planet. That’s 30 simple, fun and exciting Random Acts of Wildness.

You’ll get a free, downloadable pack of goodies to help you plan your wild month, plus lots of ideas to inspire you to stay wild all throughout June (and beyond!). For extra ‘bonus’ items, keep an eye on your emails for additional, fun activities, from instructions for baking hedgehog cupcakes to a beginner’s guide to wildlife photography.

Our new topic this term is looking at the idea of journeys and boats! Please find an animation on the topic page for the children to watch. There will also be lots of other ideas on the pages. As school begins to open the website will be unable to be updated but the virtual classroom will remain to support with home learning if needed. 

BBC Bitesize is kindly uploading different lessons to support learning at home. Please follow the links below to some of our favourite resources we found. 

Oak National Academy is an online classroom backed by the Government which provides different lessons daily for the children to access at home. Please follow the link below. 

These Lion, Tiger and Cub rocks have been hidden in the Gateford Area! Could you find one of them on your daily walk? Take a picture and then rehide it for someone else to find!


Time Capsule

A fantastic resource shared by another parent which is a creative way to document this very different time and look back at later!


Twinkl is a fantastic website with lots of resources to support learning at home which has been made free for parents for 1 month. To access the other use the link and use the offer code below.