Activity Chamber House Farm
Focus Numeracy/Literacy
Key Skill Communication
Length  
Description A cross curricular teaching resource for Early Years KS 1 and 2. It has been designed to support the delivery of the National Curriculum, Literacy, Numeracy Strategies. The lesson plans can be used individually or to support a progressive topic.
     
Activity Curriculum Materials
Focus National Curriculum
Key Skill  
Length Various - delivered in school
Description The following sets of materials have been designed to raise pupils motivation and contribute to raising achievement, by enhancing and showing the delivery of the National Curriculum, through collaborative activities with local businesses:-
Vehicles and Flight, Contrasting Localities (Oldham & Blackpool), Healthy Living, Chamber House Farm, Jobs, The Weather, Coronation Street and the National Curriculum, Growth and Change, Food, Pattern and Shape, The Victorians, Colour - Light - Sound and Electricity, Transport.
   
Activity Basic Electricity
Focus Science
Key Skill Working with Others
Length Half day
Description A Partnership Centre activity that develops pupils understanding of basic circuits, conductors, insulators, switches etc
   
Activity Mentoring through Reading Partners
Focus Reading
Key Skill Communication
Length  
Description Volunteers from Industry or the Community will be given powerful and nationally approved training to allow them to become 'Reading Partners' The 'Reading Partners' then work with the children on a regular basis within a common structure for a ten week period. The focus is on the development of independent reading strategies, raising the self esteem of the children involved and helping them to achieve their COMPACT goals This activity can link with schools literacy strategy Parents and carers are involved in the process wherever possible
   
Activity Study Support - First Investigations
Focus Science
Key Skill Working with Others
Length 10 x 45min sessions/term
Description Pupils will undertake practical 'hands on' problem solving activities that will develop their knowledge and understanding of scientific principles. Pupils will qualify for Bronze, Silver and Gold awards depending upon the number of activities they successfully complete

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