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COVID-19 Closure Information and Work

On this page you will find:

  • details of our school closure plan and home learning offer;
  • weekly learning grids;
  • SEESAW and class teacher support;
  • weekly newsletter;
  • weekly class letters and contact address;
  • class webpages;
  • details of useful educational websites;
  • details of support available for children and families.


Oare Primary School Closure

This new page has been created especially on the school website, explaining how we are setting work for parents and children to access work during the period of the school closure.  The letter below details our home learning offer to parents.

Weekly Learning Grids

Weekly learning grids and associated resources will be posted to Seesaw every Friday afternoon.  In addition, they will also be emailed to parents who have requested us to do.

Seesaw and class teacher support

Teachers will be available during the working week to authorise and provide appropriate feedback to the children's uploads to Seesaw between 9am and 3.15pm.  We are not following our school class feedback policy at this time, however if your child's class teacher suggests a next step, could we ask that you encourage your child to have a go, just as they would in class.


Class teachers will respond to emails sent to the letters account between 9am - 10am and 2pm - 3pm.  If you require urgent contact with a member of staff, the Principal retains the overview of the letters account throughout the day and will respond accordingly.


If you require any support in using Seesaw, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Weekly Newsletter

Please find below our weekly newsletter which we are sending out every Friday. Our aim is to keep parents up-to-date with relevant information and news at this time, as well as celebrate the achievements during this time of our pupils.

Weekly Class Letters

The class teachers of Oare are sending weekly class letters to keep the children up-to-date. This will include details of home learning, class teachers sharing their news and WOWs to celebrate the children's achievements at this time.


Class teachers can be contacted either through Seesaw or by emailing: letters@oare.excalibur.org.uk


Class Web Pages

Galleries celebrating the achievements of the children of Oare can be found on the class pages below.


Skylark Class



Kestrel Class



Owl Class



Links to Educational Websites

Teachers will continue to use the learning platforms below to set work. Children are familiar with these platforms through the setting of work for homework. Any work set jusing these platforms will appear on the weekly learning grids.  If you require your child's login or password please email letters@oare.excalibur.org.uk





Links to Free Educational Websites

We aim not to overwhelm you with too much information at this time. Please find below useful links to free websites, some of which we will direct you to in our weekly learning grids. Others you may wish to supplement your child's learning with.



        This is a brilliant resource for Reception and Year 1 phonics. See below for a letter from the DFE and the lesson schedule.


  • BBC Bitesize daily lessons:




Advice and Support for Parents and Carers