Coronavirus updates, useful resources and information.
The school is currently closed to students unless they meet the criteria as outlined by the department of education. Please see the latest parent bulletin for details on this criteria (below).
Free School Meals, for those eligible, can be prepared by the school for collection at 12:30 every day if parents indicate that they will collect these. Please email enquiries@the academy to request a free school meal.
The latest parent bulletin contains further details regarding the school closure and arrangements for student remote learning.
EYFS Welcome Information
The Aylesbury Vale Academy would like to invite families of Early Years Foundation Stage children, who will be joining us in September, to review resources that we have been busy collating and hope will help you and your child get to know the school.
Please click on the link here to access our welcome pack for all EYFS children.
Home Learning during Lockdown
As from Monday 4 May 2020, home learning activities and resources for children in Nursery through to Year 6 will be posted in the Primary Home Learning section of this website (here).
Activities and resources will be published every Monday and parents/carers will receive an email with a link to this page. To access, click on the applicable year group 'Home Learning' link.
Children in Year 5 and Year 6 will continue to be set work via the Show My Homework platform and parents will still receive a weekly email. A copy of the content of the email can be found in the Home Learning section (here).
Parent Bulletin (12) - (emailed to parents/carers)
Click here for a comprehensive list of online resources for all primary and secondary students.
Coming Back to School in a Bubble - A useful book created to help ease the anxieties of children everywhere who are returning to school in a bubble.
This website offers a series of resources designed to support families throughout these challenging times.
Early Years (0-5) Guide and Support:
University of Chichester have created an excellent, free, downloadable Parents' Guide on promoting Early Learning and Development at Home (0 - 5 years) during the lock down. Click here.
Why We Stay Home (an excellent story book for younger, Early Years, children.)
ASDAN have made a range of resources available free of charge to the guardians of students at ASDAN centres.
Please click on link (name above) to gain access to at range of materials including resources such as (though not limited to) transition, employability and animal care.
- ‘Health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak’
- ‘Someone I know has Coronavirus story’
- ‘Home and School Coronavirus resource pack’
- ‘Social Contact Story’
- ‘Coronavirus Story for children’
- ‘Coronavirus 14 day self isolation activities’
Includes a dedicated section for Coronavirus support, providing free resources for teaching staff and parents to help children cope with the current viral outbreak.