Learning at Home
Attached here is a message from our principal regarding learning at home expectations.
Click here to read a letter from the principal outlining the Department of Education's guiding principles for delivering curriculum in a COVID-19 environment and our plans for how we will deliver curriculum next term at KPS.
Click here to read the letter from the principal outlining the three modes of learning planned for Term 2. Each parent will need to make a decision based on this information.
The link to the Department's Learning at Home site is https://www.education.wa.edu.au/learning-at-home
Click here to find a fantastic and free book from Nosy Crow (a British publisher) that you can share with your children on the Coronavirus. It is well worth a read as it really covers everything a child (and probably any adult) would need to know about this virus.
The Helping children with the COVID-19 pandemic translated documents are now available here: https://www.education.wa.edu.au/learning-at-home/student-health-and-wellbeing/translations
You can access the English version is this web page (not a downloadable document) here: https://www.education.wa.edu.au/learning-at-home/student-health-and-wellbeing
This information is housed on the Learning at Home section of the Department's public website under Support for Parents and Carers - Health and Wellbeing.
Messages from our Student Councillors on their Learning At Home Experiences
Kensington PS Learning at Home Term 1 Resources
Apart from general guidance teachers have provided (particularly about apps we use such as Prodigy, Inquisitive, Study Ladder, Teach Your Monster to Read, Epic!), the Department now has a website with resources for parents and children working from home.
Additional resources are also available below:
Other Useful Websites:
Maths and English Websites
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen (free audio books)
https://www.spellingcity.com/ (free login – complements spelling Years 3-6)
https://www.inquisitive.com/ (School subscription- students have login for this on their learning @ home grids)
https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome (Science and Maths)
https://www.tynker.com/ (free access at the moment)
Five ANZAC Stories for Kids - https://one-child.com/562/5-anzac-stories-kids/
Massed Choir Festival - ANZAC Day celebration activity
Story Time at KPS
Do Not Open This Book by Andy Lee https://vimeo.com/403983236
Do Not Open This Book Again by Andy Lee https://vimeo.com/user111330056/review/404835093/a603cfbb7a
Seriously Do Not Open This Book by Andy Lee https://vimeo.com/405326282/9f3c9131a3
Definitely Do Not Open This Book by Andy Lee https://vimeo.com/405426268/a81ef3bce9