Term Dates

Here you can find all the Term Dates and Inset Days

Autumn Term

Wednesday 6th September to Friday 15th December 2023

Half Term 23rd – 27th October 2023 (Monday 30th October is an Inset Day)

Spring Term 

 Wednesday 3rd January 2024 to Thursday 28th March 2024

Half Term 12th – 16th February 2024

 Summer Term

Monday 16th April 2024 to Friday 24th July 2024

Easter holidays 29th March – 12th April 2024 (15th April is an Inset Day)

Half Term 27th – 31st May 2024

  NB Monday 6th May is a Bank Holiday

Inset Days

4th & 5th September 2023

30th October 2023

2nd January 2024

15th April 2024

SSPS Somerset Term Dates and Holidays 2023-24 with Inset Days

SSPS Term Dates and Holidays 2024-25 with Inset Box

Revision Resources

In order to support our students to achieve their best we have provided some revision resources below.

Below are some more Revision Resources you might find useful:

General Revision

Categories – Planet eStream

Key Stage Key Stage 4 | Teacher Hub | Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

English Revision

AQA Past papers English

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

GCSE Bitesize English  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zr9d7ty

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

Past Papers and Solutions

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

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)

History Revision

Mr Allop Revision

https://www.mrallsophistory.com/index.html

MAKE SURE YOU DOWNLOAD HISTORY B AND NOT A in the link below:

https://revisionworld.com/a2-level-level-revision/history-gcse-level/history-gcse-past-papers/ocr-gcse-history-past-papers

Edexcel History past papers:

https://mmerevise.co.uk/all-past-papers/edexcel-gcse-history-past-papers/

Seneca Revision Website

https://senecalearning.com/en-GB/blog/gcse-history-revision-guide/

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 closer to exam time, 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 mailto:office@ssps.org.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 office@ssps.org.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/

Home (abri.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/

Here you will find some useful Apps for children and young people: Useful-Apps-2020

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 Aidhttps://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

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: office@ssps.org.uk

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