Portland Trent Vale


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


I hope that you have all had a good Half term? As of 9am this morning the first virtual County School Games competition of 2020 will be open. The Dance competition is open to all KS2, 3 and 4 students. Everything students need to know about entering the event is on the information below.


The link below is to a promotional video for the upcoming competitions. I will be posting this on the South Stoke School Games  Twitter and Facebook page @SchoolStoke for you to forward on as well




Please also see the link below to the County online Resource, which will replace our local newsletter for this week. Again, please forward on to students and parents.



How to enter




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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