Term Dates

Here you can find all the Term Dates and Inset Days

Autumn Term

Wednesday 8th September 2021 to Friday 17th December 2021 (Half Term 25th October-2nd November 2021)

(NB: Friday 22nd October is a bank holiday in lieu of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.  Monday 1st November is an Inset Day)

Spring Term 

 Wednesday 5th January 2022 to Friday 8th April 2022 (Half Term 21st – 25th February 2021.  NB:  Monday 28th February is an Inset Day)

Summer Term

Monday 25th April 2022 to Friday 22nd July 2022 (Half Term 30th May – 3rd June 2022.  NB Monday 2nd  May is a Bank Holiday)

Inset Days

6th & 7th  September 2021

1st November 2021

4th January 2022

28th February 2022

25th & 26th July 2022

SSPS Term Dates and Holidays 2021-22 – with inset days & Queen’s Jubilee

Somerset Term Dates and Holidays 2022-23

Remote Learning and Revision Resources

The Year 11 exam season is now upon us but it is never too late to get some revision in!  In order to support our students to achieve their best we have provided some revision resources below.

Impress the Examiner online lessons

All Year 11 students have been signed up for the ‘Impress the Examiner’ online revision lessons for English, Maths and Science and we would encourage you to take part in these.  The timetable for the lessons can be found here:

KS4 Online Timetable 2022

If you have forgotten your log in details or password speak to the lead teacher who will be able to help you.

Science Open Surgery

Rachel Lloyd will be holding an online Science Open Surgery every Friday afternoon at 3:15pm for any students who want to ask a Science related question or who need any extra help or clarification on any of the topics.  This is open to all so if you would like to join please speak to your lead teacher who will give you the Teams meeting log in details.

Below are some more Revision Resources you might find useful:

English Revision

AQA Past papers English

AQA GCSE English Language Past Papers | Mark Schemes (mathsmadeeasy.co.uk)

GCSE BITSIZE ENGLISH – Search (bing.com)

Mr Bruff – YouTube

Mrs Whelan’s English – YouTube

Maths Revision

GCSE Maths Revision | Past Papers | Worksheets | Online Tests (mathsmadeeasy.co.uk)

Maths Revision Passports New GCSE (missbsresources.com)

GCSE Maths – Edexcel – BBC Bitesize

Science Revision

Lower School past papers and solutions

GCSE Combined Science Edexcel Past Papers | MME (mathsmadeeasy.co.uk)

Upper School past papers and solutions

GCSE Combined Science AQA Past Papers | MME (mathsmadeeasy.co.uk)

GCSE Combined Science – AQA Trilogy – BBC Bitesize

GCSE Combined Science – Edexcel – BBC Bitesize

Science Videos, short tests and quizzes etc.

Cognito – Learn GCSE Maths, Biology, Physics and Chemistry – Completely Free (cognitoedu.org)

If you need any hard copies of the revision materials on the website these can be provided.  Please ask the lead teacher. 

In addition to the above we will also be providing students with revision packs which they can work through at home.

If you have any questions about your child’s revision resources or the exams in general please do not hesitate to contact their lead teacher at the school.

Thrive Remote Learning Resources

Thrive pack for home learning 18.02.22

If you have any queries about our Remote Learning offer please contact the school office on

01935 410793 or office665ssps@educ.somerset.gov.uk

SEND RESOURCES

If your child has Special Educational Needs (SEND) or an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) then some of the strategies and activities listed below may be supportive at home.  There are also ideas and hyperlinks to relevant websites.

You can also get in contact with the school office on mailto:office665SSPS@educ.somerset.gov.uk Please mark the email for the attention of Claire Martin (SENCO) for signposting to further support services during this time.

USEFUL WEBSITES

Here is a link to the SEND local newsletter for parents and professionals, which is updated weekly and offers further support and guidance for parents in Somerset https://choices.somerset.gov.uk/025/send-news/

The SENDIAS service for children, young people and their parents – https://www.supportiveparents.org.uk/send-info/

Calming meditations to support with feelings of anxietyhttps://blog.calm.com/take-a-deep-breath

A selection of resources collated by CAMHS https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/

Anna Freud parent web link – mental health provision – https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/

Online parent seminars for SEMHhttps://beaconhouse.org.uk/training/

National organisation of teachers, speech and language therapists and other professionals website – NAPLIC | Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)

The Communication Trust and Consortium website – TCT resources (ican.org.uk)

The AFASIC website has a parent’s helpline for advice on SLCN – Afasic – Voice for Life

Speech Link Parent Portal – Parent Portal | Home (speechandlanguage.info)

SEND ACTIVITIES

SEND-Resources-Communication-and-Understanding

SEND-Resources-Motor-Skills

SEND-Resources-Sensory-and-Physical

EHCP Process

Useful Forms

Here you can find all the useful forms to download

If you need help…

Here are some resources for a range of issues which you may find useful:

  • The Child Adolescent and Mental Health Service (CAMHS) website has some excellent resources and advice for helping parents and children cope in these unprecedented times

https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/

Information on Loan Sharks and how to keep your money safe:

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) recognise that this period may be one of increased financial pressure for some people. The Team is fully committed to ensuring that illegal money lenders (loan sharks) do not take advantage and profit from other people’s hardship.

                         

Citizens Advice in Somerset are offering full service by phone email or whatsapp, as well as the national Help To Claim service. Details below – Adviceline number 03444 889623

Watch Citizens Advice Somerset’s Money Advice Films below

http://• See how getting help can start to relieve your money worries

http://• Getting started with your debts

http://• Priority Debts and Bailiffs

Visit our website:https://www.citizensadvicesouthsomerset.org.uk/

Advice about Radicalisation and Extremism

Below is a document to help and advise you about speaking to your child about radicalisation and extremism

Parent-Guardian Online Radicalisation Information and Support (V.2)

Here are some links to other organisations which you might find useful:

https://www.ycstyeovil.org.uk/the-lords-larder/

http://4family.org.uk/

https://mendipymca.org.uk/

https://www.yhg.co.uk/

https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/where-to-get-help-and-advice-about-benefits

https://youngminds.org.uk/

https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/support-for-parents/

https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/

https://www.educationsupport.org.uk/teachers-mental-health

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/coronavirus-advice-suppport-children-families-parents/

Mental health support

https://citizensadvicesomerset.org.uk/how-can-we-help/somerset-mental-health-alliance/

Samaritans https://www.samaritans.org/  Talk to us on the phone

Whatever you’re going through, call us free any time, from any phone, on 116 123.

Side by Side – Mind’s online community – It’s a powerful thing to connect with someone else over shared experiences. Side by Side is an online community where you can listen, share and be heard.

https://sidebyside.mind.org.uk/

Mindline 24/7 emotional support and mental health helpline 01823 276892

Finding support services in your area

https://www.somersetbigtent.org.uk/

Finances

The Somerset Household Support Fund  is designed to provide short-term financial support to vulnerable households which are struggling to afford household essentials this winter. These households will need help with the cost of food, energy, water bills and other essentials. The fund is being distributed by the Citizens Advice organisations in Somerset which are assisting Somerset County Council

https://www.citizensadvicesouthsomerset.org.uk/

For money guidance

https://www.moneyhelper.org.uk/en

Domestic abuse

Do you want to talk to someone about domestic abuse?
Contact the Somerset Domestic Abuse Support helpline: 0800 69 49 999

Or email the Somerset Integrated Domestic Abuse Service
General Enquiries: youfirstsidas@theyoutrust.org.uk

Opening Hours – 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm Saturday and Sunday.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please always call the Police on 999

The freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline number is:

0808 2000 247

Womens Aid  https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

Housing advice

https://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/services/housing/housing-advice/

Home (abri.co.uk)

https://england.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice

Getting involved

 Volunteering opportunities

https://www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/Spark-Somerset

Adult skills and learning

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/free-courses-for-jobs

Free course from open university

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses

Acadomoney- free training

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-business/mses-academy-money/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

 

Schools Financial Benchmarking website

https://schools-financial-benchmarking.service.gov.uk/

Tel:  01935 410793
Email: office665ssps@educ.somerset.gov.uk

South Somerset Partnership School
Dampier Street, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4EN