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St Cuthbert's Catholic School

St Cuthbert's Catholic School

Online Learning

What You Can Expect From us

  • A consistent timetable of learning
  • A paper-based work pack to support learning
  • Work to be uploaded on to SeeSaw, with all worksheets available prior to the learning taking place
  • High quality online resources including instructional videos
  • Teachers available for questions and feedback during whole class Teams sessions
  • Teachers available to answer queries and support children throughout the school day
  • Weekly Assembly
  • At least three pieces of work daily – core subjects in the morning and foundation subject in the afternoon
  • Positivity and encouragement!


EYFS – Minimum Expectations

  • Daily Register
  • Daily Phonics Session
  • Daily storybook read to the children via the school website.
  • Daily Counting / Mental Maths activity
  • Any other activity the teacher deems appropriate


KS1 – Minimum Expectations

  • Daily Register
  • Daily Phonics sessions – usually teacher-led where possible
  • Daily Maths session including Fast Maths
  • Daily Reading comprehension activities
  • A topic block of foundation curriculum work, following the school curriculum plan
  • Resources from Oak National Academy/BBC Bitesize/other
  • Any other activity the teacher deems appropriate


KS2 – Minimum Work Expectations

  • Daily Register
  • Daily SPAG session
  • Daily Reading comprehension
  • Daily Maths session
  • Daily times tables practice
  • English/Writing Activity based around a unit of work
  • A topic block of foundation curriculum work, following the school curriculum plan
  • Resources from Oak National Academy/BBC Bitesize/other
  • Any other activity the teacher deems appropriate


What We Would Like From You

  • Answer the phone to school staff or return calls, messages or emails. Staff may call from withheld number
  • Keep all communication with the school or staff member polite
  • Do not record any part of a lesson or discussion online – this will be considered a serious breach of safeguarding and data protection policy
  • Know that staff will only be available for communication during normal working hours
  • Supervise your child’s internet use and online learning – make sure you are aware of what they have been asked to do and the websites they need to access.
  • Make sure you know who your child is talking to or messaging.
  • If a member of staff calls to speak to your children – check that you know who they are, speak to the member of staff yourself before your child talks to them, stay in the room while your child is on the phone.
  • Make sure all members of the household are aware when a video call is happening,
  • Know that if your child takes part in a group video conversation, they can be seen by the teacher and other pupils (and members of their household) that are part of the conversation
  • Staff, children and other members of the household must wear suitable clothing
  • Devices used should be in appropriate areas, for example, not in bedrooms; parents should use the background blurring feature on Teams.
  • Language must be professional and appropriate at all times, including from any family members in the background.
  • Any ‘live’ classes may have a second adult in the lesson, usually the TA.
  • If the teacher has any concerns about children (or other members of the household) using unsuitable language, dress, location, the conversation will be ended and concerns will be recorded and passed to the Executive Headteacher or Head of School
  • Live classes will be kept to a reasonable length of time and will take place during normal school hours.
  • Staff will only ever video call an individual pupil with prior agreement from parents and the Head of School. The parent or carer must stay in the room.

General Websites


BBC Bitesize -


Top Marks -  

Primary Homework Help -

National Geographic for Kids - and

Dorling Kindersley F-nd Out - 

E-Learning for Kids -