Portland Trent Vale


Primary Virtual Sports Competition Newsletter - updated weekly, so check back soon.


The school Games Virtual Challenges and competitions are now drawing to a close but we have one week left. This week, both competitions are open to all KS1 and KS2 students.






During this difficult time, we will aim to support you as much as we can whilst you choose to keep your child at home.

For further details, read our Parents Letter


Here is a sample day which you may want to do at home with your child:


Typical School Day


8:40-9:30 – Breakfast, mindfulness and meditation

9:30-10:30 – Task activity – such as maths, reading, writing, art, PE, etc.

10:30-11:00 – Treat time / play time (Please refer to the treat time board we use in school if this helps you)

11:00-12:00 – Task activity – such as maths, reading, writing, art, PE, etc.

12:00-1:00 – Lunch and play time / treat time

1:00-1:15 – mindfulness and meditation

1:15-2:00 – Task activity – such as maths, reading, writing, art, PE, etc.

2:00-2:15 – Treat time


Treat Board

Have you:

Had a kind body

Had a kind mouth

Been in zone

Respected property

Followed instructions










Websites that can help you:

General Education & Activity Resources

www.twinkl.co.uk (offering free access for parents)











Reading & Story Time

www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk (free comic books)




Mindfulness & Relaxation






This is not a definite list.  There are lots of museums and zoos offering virtual tours, National Trust parks are free and remaining open, there are a large number of YouTube channels around science, gepgraphy, history.  Joe Wicks will be live on YouTube every morning with a PE session on his channel The Body Coach TV.


The school is open, so please ring, text or email if you require anything further.




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