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Norbridge Academy

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM
  • F2 Merlin Class
  • F2 Sandpiper Class
  • Y1 Firecrest Class
  • Y1 Parakeet Class
  • Y2 Peacock Class
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class
  • Y3 Flamingo Class
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class
  • Y4 Bluebird Class
  • Y4 Owl Class
  • Y5 Macaw Class
  • Y5 Penguin Class
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class
  • Y6 Toucan Class
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Be a Busy Bee

Be a Busy Bee

During your time at home I advise you to keep yourself busy.

Here are some ideas you could get up to in your home and garden to keep you a busy bee. 

1. Make non-cook play dough then have a dough disco. Click here for a recipe.

2. Paint ‘our families’ portrait

3. Write or make a book

4. Draw flowers or the fruit bowl

5. Learn some laughter yoga. Follow the link: https://www.robertrivest.com/

6. Finger paint

7. Make a band from the kitchen pots

8. Footprint paint

9. Have a dance alarm every 30 minutes

10. Have a karaoke

11. Send a video message to family and friends to get them busy

12. Have a birthday party for a pet or a cuddly toy

13. Have an indoor picnic

14. Have a picnic in your garden

15. Discover your favourite story and share it together

16. Order your books alphabetically

17. Have an indoor treasure hunt

18. Dress up in adult shoes

19Find a fairy door in your house or garden

20. Do the Hokey Cokey

21. Take a selfie through a toilet roll tube and pretend you’re on the moon.

22. Read Pirate George series available on Kindle

23. Make a paper mache sculpture over a balloon

24. Keep a balloon up in the air game

25. Play hide and seek

26. Play dominoes

26. Learn a card game

27. Make smoothies

28. Perform a puppet show

29. Make finger/sock puppets

30. Choreograph a dance or learn a dance routine

31. Have an upside down meals day, lunch for breakfast, pudding for starter etc.

32. Learn a sing-along for Spread the Happiness TV, follow the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj0shfH3pzhrf3dOrSj_pRw

33. Learn to cook something new

34. Learn Brilliant beast song on Spread the Happiness TV, follow the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj0shfH3pzhrf3dOrSj_pRw

35. Leave happy notes all around the house

36. Make a fitness routine and put your family through their paces

37. Using vegetables, make characters

38. Dance and sing to Knees up Mother Brown, follow the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7q3PxD__VA

39. Create a comedy show

40. Pretend to conduct an orchestra to music

41. Hike up your stairs like it is a mountain so high

42. Roll around a large space in your home

43. Hop around like a bunny

44. Learn to play sleeping bunnies

45. Learn and act out 5 Little Monkeys

46. Find as many collections of things in your home as you can.

47. Dance in the shower

48. Sing in the shower

49. Squirt shaving foam in your hands

50. Make a scrap book of your favourite things and people

51. Play Jack in the Box in a large cardboard box

52. Have a themed party

53. Play apple bobbing

54. Jump on the bed

55. Bash a piñata

56. Do coin rubbing with paper and crayons

57. Play pass the parcel

58. Play I SPY

59. Open your windows and sing out a song

60. Learn the Days of the Week song

61. Play musical statues

62. Learn a Beatles song

63. Learn a Queen song

64. Make an indoor restaurant and serve your family

65. Have a toy’s tea party

66. Roll balls down the stairs

67. Be superheroes with capes

68. Eat cereal with a gigantic spoon

69. Have an ice cream party

70. Enter an online competition to win a prize

71. Vacuum your home

72. Polish your home

73. Fold up sheets

74. Use a sheet as a parachute to fluff up and hide under and play parachute games, follow the link for parachute game ideas: https://kidactivities.net/games-parachute/

75. Make binoculars with toilet rolls and look out the window at the birds

76. Make yoghurt pot telephones

78. Make a junk model rocket as large as you can

79. Make cards for everyone at home

80. Make cards for your neighbours

81. Get some sheets to flap and pretend they are the waves and jump in

82. Make cakes

83. Get materials or cardboard and make mermaid or merman’s tails

84. Get all the chairs together and make a bus, play conductors and drivers

85. Make a camp in your bed

86Build a den

87. Make a dark den and use a torch

88. Write a letter to a neighbour, friend or family member

89. Colour in a colouring book or draw a picture

90. Make a wool or string hair over a chair

91. Have a pamper day

92. Have a scrunched up paper fight (from recycling)

93. Make ice lollies with cordial and water

94. Make sandwiches in strange shapes

95. Make a pretend car from boxes or furniture

96. Learn a rhyme or poem

97. Make paper aeroplanes – you could even have a race!

98. Have a pirate adventure, make boats from boxes or furniture

99. Blow bubbles and catch them

100. Make a number frieze for the wall and decorate it

101. Use food colouring in the bath to make the water coloured

102. Build a fort, use boxes, furniture and other household items.

103. Create an obstacle course

104. Create your own creature

105. Watch the clouds together, make shapes and objects using the clouds – you could even tell cloud stories!

106. Create something using a box

107. Weed the garden

108. Feed the birds

109. Invent a circus act 

110. Act like your favourite wild animal

111. Make a hopscotch on your garden

112. Make up a song

Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM
  • F2 Merlin Class
  • F2 Sandpiper Class
  • Y1 Firecrest Class
  • Y1 Parakeet Class
  • Y2 Peacock Class
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class
  • Y3 Flamingo Class
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class
  • Y4 Bluebird Class
  • Y4 Owl Class
  • Y5 Macaw Class
  • Y5 Penguin Class
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class
  • Y6 Toucan Class

Safegaurding Information

Designated Safeguarding Leads

  • George Huthart
  • Catherine Bartlett
  • Camilla Mercer
  • Lynne North
  • Sally Townsend
  • Kelly Whittington

Awards

  • Food for life
  • QES
  • Healthy Schools
  • Eco Schools
  • Outcomes School Award
  • Ofsted
  • Pupil Premium 2015
  • National Support School
  • The Primary Network
  • Pupil Premium 2016
  • Artsmark
  • International Schools Award
  • Investors In People
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