A better way to capture EYFS and Primary students' learning journeys and support home learning
As remote learning becomes part of the new norm within education and is crucial to maintaining a learning routine, schools will need to adapt to it to maintain learning outcomes during these unsettled times. For younger pupils, staying connected to their teachers is so important for their mental health and development, and for teachers, trying to minimise learning gaps is made much harder when pupils are physically distanced at home.
ReallySchool helps schools, parents and pupils with all these things. If a school closes for a period of time, with ReallySchool, learning can carry on at home. Teachers can share remote learning activities with parents (using videos, photos, audio clips and notes to demonstrate how to complete activities). In turn, parents can send what their child has achieved back to the teacher to review and assess – as well as add any comments or feedback about their out-of-school achievements. ReallySchool's handy notification system ensures both parents and teachers are alerted to comments and updates, meaning nothing gets missed and parents and children are always fully supported.
In addition to supporting remote learning, ReallySchool also has several new features to keep schools up to date, while making it even easier to use, more flexible and time-efficient.
For schools trialling the EYFS 2020 assessment framework ahead of its introduction in 2021, this is now available to add to observations from ReallySchool's in-built list. It includes the new changes to the statutory guidance, as well as the age-banded statements from Development Matters in the Early Years Foundation Stage, to help teachers track development over time.
Meanwhile, the observations process is further streamlined by including the ability for teachers to be able to post, save or remove multiple observations at once, as well as easily viewing reports and observations from previous academic years to better support planning. Better yet, schools can now identify any learning gaps between Autumn and Summer born pupils and monitor any potential impact their age may be having on their skills acquisition by viewing the age of the pupil within the observation at the time it was added.
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