Early Years Foundation Stage

Expectations

Children were expected to

  • Observe the rules and expectations of BSB’s Acceptable Use Policy at all times while engaging with Google Classroom and other online resources and in particular, report to an adult if they come across any content that makes them uncomfortable.
  • Work with an adult to read through the schedule of activities each day.
  • Attend the ‘Class Meet’ or scheduled Meet sessions, to check in with teaching staff and classmates, as well as to have any questions answered.
  • Engage with tasks daily and share ‘WOW Moments’ with teachers.
  • Ask teachers and teaching assistants for help when needed.
  • Take breaks between tasks and at lunch time.
  • Try to get lots of physical activity each day.
  • Finish their school day at 15:00, as normal.

Parents were expected to:

  • Support children in establishing routines that fit the family’s ways of working in order to accomplish tasks set.
  • Hand in classwork through the Classwork section of Google Classroom so that these can be marked and returned. Please refrain from posting work on the Stream.
  • Ensure that children take breaks, away from a computer or device, between lessons/tasks and encourage them to get some regular physical activity.
  • Share any exciting news or children’s accomplishments with teachers.
  • Use office@britishschool.ro to request virtual meetings with teaching staff, ask questions and offer feedback on the Online Learning Programme.
  • Be punctual to all relevant Google Meet sessions scheduled, and inform teachers in advance if you cannot attend.
  • Contact Mrs Smith, Head of Primary, through office@britishschool.ro with any concerns, questions or feedback.

Teaching staff were expected to:

  • Post a daily schedule of activities that children should aim to complete.
  • Host a ‘Class Meet’ or schedule one-to-one/play date Meet sessions each school day.
  • Be available to respond to students’/parents’ questions throughout the school day, between 8:30 - 15:00.
  • Maintain everyday expectations for assigning work that is appropriately challenging for each student.
  • Whenever appropriate or required, provide video and live instruction when presenting new material.
  • Assess and return all classwork submitted, within the expectations of the Marking and Feedback policy, providing feedback and targets for future development where appropriate.
  • Respond to emails within 24 hours.
  • Be open to feedback provided by parents and students on their experience of online learning and share this with the Primary Leadership.

Learning

Children were expected to complete tasks in line with our normal timetable for the school week. All Primary curriculum was delivered through Google Classroom and could be accessed through your child’s school login for bsbonline.net.

In EYFS, teachers aimed to provide the following, though there may have been occasional exceptions:

Pre nursery

Nursery

Reception

Story

Link x1/day

Link x1/day

Link x1/day

Reading

A nursery rhyme to learn x1/week

A nursery rhyme to learn x1/week

Bug club x3/week

Writing/mark making

Activity x1/week

Activity x2/week

Activity x1/day

Phonics

Listening activities x2/week

Communication and Language activity x2 per week

Activity x1/day

Physical Development- gross motor

X2/week

X2/week

X2/week

Physical Development - fine motor

Activity x1/day

Activity x2 per week

Activity x2 per week

Maths

Counting/shape activity x3/week

Activity x2 per week

Activity x1/day

Personal, Social, Emotional Development

Game - turn taking x1/week

Help at home activity x1/week

Game - turn taking x1/week

Help at home activity x1/week

Game - turn taking x1/week

Help at home activity x1/week

Music

Song link/week

Song links or online music game or activityx1/week

Song links or online music game or activityx1 /week

Expressive Arts and Design

Activity x1/ week

Activity x2/ week

Activity x1/ week

Understanding the World

Activity x1 /week

Activity x1 /week

Activity x1 /week

Computing

Activity x1 /week