Distance Learning Guide – Pedmore
Click on the document below for Pedmore’s Distance Learning Guide, Staff have created content below for year/department specific groups, Please click on the relevant links:
We recommend that pupils follow their normal school timetable to give structure and routine.
To find the appropriate work please click on the year group/subject below, There will also be work added onto More+ to access and this should be checked periodically.
Launch of the Oak National Academy online classroom and resource hub
The sector-led Oak National Academy has today launched its online classroom and resource hub. The Academy offers 180 video lessons each week for schools to use, across a broad range of subjects. The lessons cover children in Reception through to Year 10 and are free to use by both teachers and young people.
The Oak National Academy can be accessed here:
Launch of BBC Bitesize
The BBC has today launched an education package across TV and online, featuring celebrities and teachers, helping to keep children learning at home and supporting parents.
BBC Bitesize can be accessed here:
Speakers for schools
|Mon 18th May 10am
|Aleida Rios, Group Head of Engineering, BP.
|Why choose Engineering as a career? John, a graduate who works at BP, interviews BP’s Group Head of Engineering, Aleida Rios on how she got into Engineering and how students can build a career they enjoy.|
|Mon 18th May 2pm
|Penguin VTalk Featuring: Malcolm Gladwell, journalist, author, and public speaker||How to Talk to Strangers
Author of five international bestsellers, Malcolm Gladwell, joins academic and author of Don’t Touch My Hair, Emma Dabiri, to discuss the consequences of mis-communication, how to interview others and the art of storytelling.
|Tues 19th May 10am
|Robert Peston, Political Editor, ITV||Join Robert Peston, Political Editor, ITV and Founder, Speakers for Schools in his very own Virtual Talk!|
|Tues 19th May 2pm
|Kathrina Mannion, Director of Environmental Policy, BP||Kathrina will discuss her career and current role in Environment and Policy. She will also discuss her motivations and career progressions. Kathrina used to be a Senior Advisor for the government so has a really interesting career story.|
|Wed 20th May 10am
|Dr. Maria Faraone, Director of the RIBA Studio, Royal Institution of British Architects||What does an Architect do? Dr Maria Faraone will explore with students more about the career, what it might entail and how students can pursue the career.|
|Wed 20th May 2pm
|David Dein, Former Chairman of Arsenal and the Football Association||David’s presentation is aimed at 15-18yr olds and features the phenomenal success of the Premier League since its inception. David will also impart inspirational messages about how to be successful.|
|Thu 21st May 2pm
|Peter Mather, Group Regional Vice President, Europe & Head of Country, UK, BP||Carbon emissions need to fall fast to meet the Paris climate goals. At the same time, the global population continues to grow – and demand more energy. By 2040, another 2 billion people are expected to be in the world, while energy demand is projected to rise by around a third, equivalent to adding another new China and EU’s worth of energy demand on top of what’s required today. How can we tackle this dual challenge?|
|Fri 22nd May 10am
|Tom Dore, Head of Education, British E-Sports Association||Tom’s session will talk about the transferable skills that can be gained from playing esports, Tom’s session will aim to demystify the esports sector and let students know about the opportunities that exist.|
To contact staff:
Use of email is the best way. Please click the email to the right of the staff name OR type in the address of the staff member you would like to contact by using their first name initial followed by their surname and @pedmorehighschool.uk. For example, Miss C Papadopoullos (Deputy Head) would be: email@example.com.
Miss C Papadopoullos (Deputy Head): firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr D. Scriven (Deputy Head): email@example.com
Mrs H Brooks (Assistant Head and Head of Maths): firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs R Tyson (Assistant Head and Head of English): email@example.com
Mr A Fisher (Assistant Head I/C of Behaviour and Attitudes): firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr J Greenwood (Head of Year 11): email@example.com
Mr J McGlade (Head of Year 9&10 and Head of PE): firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs L Stanton (Head of Year 7&8): email@example.com
Mr J Cable (Head of Science): firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs D Tromans (Head of Arts): email@example.com
Mrs K Hunter (Head of DT): firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms R Woods (Head of Humanities): email@example.com
Mrs F Latif (I/C Languages): firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr D Willetts (Facilities Manager): email@example.com
Mrs J Clewes (Attendance Officer): firstname.lastname@example.org
ICT support: email@example.com