Reception 2020-2021

Timetable for live lessons for the week beginning 11.1.2021


9:15am Phonics
10:15am Maths
10:45am – 11:15am Break
11:45am Reading
12:15pm – 1:15pm Lunch
1:45pm Thinking Curriculum
2:45pm Storytime

If you are unable to attend these sessions, please look at the home learning below. We look forward to receiving your work.

   

Friday 15th January 2021

Literacy

Phase 2

Read the tricky words below. Can you say them all?

 

 

Remember these are tricky words, that means we cannot sound them out!

Next, write a short sentence using at least one of the tricky words above and a word from this week.

 

Example:

a pig on the mat

 

                               

 

Phase 3

Read the tricky words below.

 

Remember these are tricky words, that means we cannot sound them out!

Can you write one or two sentences using at least one of these tricky words and words from the week? 


Example:

my chick is small and he pecks at the grass.  

 

Maths

Starter activity

Play ‘Bunny Ears 1-5’ with grown up (see Tuesday guidance on how to play).

 

Main activity

Form numerals using objects you find around the home or on a walk e.g. buttons, beads, sticks.

How many objects did you use to make your numeral?
 

 

Topic

Can you make a winter treasure box and decorate it? 

Next, can you go on a walk with your grown up and your treasure box.

What can you find to put in your winter treasure box along your walk? Leaves? Sticks? Feathers? Stones?

 

Please take lots of photos of all your learning today and send to the relevant class email, which you can find at the top of this page! We cannot wait to see them all!

 

Thursday 14th January 2021

Literacy

Phase 2

Use the letters below to make words into phoneme frames.

s  a   t   p   i   n   m   d   o


 

Make as many words from these letters as you can! Good Luck!

 

Phase 3

 

Use the diagraphs to make lots of different words into phoneme frames below.

 

ch, sh, th, ng

 

 

How many sentences can you write with the words you have created?

Maths

Starter Activity

Play ‘Fastest Finger’, ask your adult to show you numerals 1-5 (numeral cards, dot cards) one at a time and you must show the correct number of fingers.

Main Activity

Play ‘Magic Numbers’ with three plastic cups and some small objects.

Ask your adult  to place objects underneath the cups and move the cups round like a magic trick. Choose a cup and identify how many objects are hiding under it.

Now see is you can show the number using dots/circles and write the numeral next to it.

Topic

Little Red Riding Hood filled her basket full of lovely food and treats for her Grandma. Can you decorate some biscuits or cakes for your family?

 

Wednesday 13th January 2021

Literacy

Phase 2

Segment and blend each word below and then have a go at writing them.

Match the correct picture below by drawing it by the correct word you have written. 

Phase 3

Read the words below and decide if they are 'real' or 'rubbish' words. Draw a picture of a bin and a treasure chest like the ones below, then have a go at writing each word under either the bin if its a 'rubbish' word or treasure chest if its a 'real' word. 

 

chick   rich   song   shung   puch   ruch   ring   shig   ship   sheep   ning  shib  thish wish jung 

 

                               

 

Maths

Starter Activity

 

Play 'Jump the Number' 1-5 using the dot cards from Monday's lesson.

Grown up to show one dot card at a time and you must do the correct number of jumps to match the card. 

 

Main Activity

Draw a map for Red Riding Hood to show the journey she takes through the woods. Please include:

  • the path
  • bushes
  • Red Riding Hood
  • the wolf
  • Grandma 
  • the house
  • The Woodcutter 

Please make your map as colourful as you can!

Topic

Children to join in with this very fun, fairy tale fitness yoga!!!

Please follow this link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u5QoqgtT9w

Try and follow along with the movements, making sure you stretch those muscles as much as you can!

Have fun!

Please send us photos of all your learning today to the relevant class email which you can find at the top of this page :) We really cannot wait to see!!

 

Tuesday 12th January 2021- Home Learning

Literacy

Phase 2

Read the words below and decide if they are 'real' or 'rubbish' words. Draw a picture of a bin and a treasure chest like the ones below, then have a go at writing each word under either the bin if its a 'rubbish' word or treasure chest if its a 'real' word. 

dad    nid    dig   tas  kad   hig   

san   pig  min  gap   sat  rat 

 


                                  

Phase 3

Say the diagraphs and then have a go at writing them.

 

 

Next, write down a word that has each diagraph in.

Can you say a sentence with one of these words in?

 

 

Maths

Starter

Play 'Bunny Ears' with your grown-up.

Your grown-up must say a number 1-5, whilst you make a fist behind your head and then put up the number of fingers to match your grown-up's number. 

Remember! You must not look at your fingers once they are behind your head!

Main Activity

Play teddy bear 'Hide and Seek' using positional language with your adult to let them know where you are!

Here are some prepositional words to help you:

on   under     beside     at    in   between

Good luck!!

Topic

Listen to this Story Song of Little Red Riding Hood:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7dfBMmMeak 

Red Reding Hood filled her basket with delicious goodies, can you remember what was in the basket?

If you were Red Riding Hood, what would you put in your basket for your Grandma or friend and why?

Now, you have a very special task!

 

Please find objects/food in your home that you think your Grandma or friend would like and collect them in a box/container/basket/bag. 

 

 

Monday 11th January 2021 - Home learning

Literacy

Phase 2

Look at the pictures.

Can you say the phoneme (the sound) they begin with?                                        Can you hear the phoneme they end with?                                                                  Try writing some of them down using ‘rainbow writing’ (writing in different colours)

 

Phase 3

It's time to go outside. Look at the things around you. What can you see? Try to write the words. Remember to use your robot arms to help you to segment and blend the words.

Don’t forget to add your sound buttons. Push your sound buttons and read your word to check it.

Use the phoneme mat to help you.

 

Maths

Starter

Play ‘Clap the Number’ using 1-5.

Ask your adult to help you make a set of dot cards 1-5. Your adult can hold them up, one at a time and you can clap the number of dots you can see on each card.

Main Activity

Listen to ‘Do the Funky Robot’ you need to follow along with the actions and be a robot. We are learning to move forwards, backwards, to the side, to the front, left and right.

Please click this link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeeHiO5NM8c 

Topic

This half term our new topic is Traditional Tales.

This week we are going to be learning about the story of Little Red Riding Hood.

Read the story and look at the pictures with your grown up.

Ask your child the following questions...

Why do you think the wolf wants to know where Red Riding Hood is going?

Why does the wolf dress up as grandma?

How does the Woodcutter help Red Riding Hood?

Friday 8th January 2021 - Home learning

Literacy

Phase 2

How many phase 2 fast words can you read in 1 minute? Remember not to sound them out.

Can you say sentences using the words?

Here are the words to help you.

Phase 3

How many phase 3 fast words can you read in 1 minute?
Remember not to sound them out.

Can you say sentences using the words?

Here are the words to help you.

Maths

Practise subitising.

Try these:

  

Can you write the numeral to match these amounts?

Topic

Think about whether Goldilocks was kind or unkind in our story this week.
I wonder if you can do something kind for your grown up or family.
You might help to tidy up or make lunch.
Have fun being kind!

  

Thursday 7th January 2021 - Home learning

Literacy

Phase 2

Can you draw pictures to go with the phonemes.

Phase 3

Maths

Collect 5 things that are all the same.
For example coins.
Drop them and see how they land.
How many ways can you make 5?

Topic

Which character in Goldilocks and the three bears is your favourite.

Draw a picture and write a label.

 

 

Wednesday 6th January 2021 - Home learning

Literacy

Phase 2

Phase 3

Maths

Play bunny ears with your grown.
Your grown must say any number up to 5, then can you put your hand behind your head and hold up your fingers to match your grown-ups number.

Topic

Use junk modelling from around your house. This might be cereal boxes or plastic drink bottles.
Use all your materials to make a new chair for baby bear.

 

 

Tuesday 5th January 2021 - Home learning

Literacy

Phase 2

Play ‘Simon says’ with your grown up.

‘Simon says s-i-t sit down’

‘Simon says jump u-p up’

‘Simon says t-a-p tap your head’

Have fun practising your blending skills.

Phase 3

Play ‘Simon says’ with your grown up.

‘Simon says touch your f-ee-t feet’

‘Simon says touch you ch-i-n chin’

‘Simon says get your c-oa-t coat’

Have fun practising your blending skills.

Maths

Collect 5 of your favourite toys together toys. 

Spread them out in front of you and then ask a grown up to help you.

When you close your eyes, can your grown up hide some of the toys behind their back?

Can you think how many toys they have taken?

Topic

Go outdoors with your grown up and collect a bag of natural materials. For example, leaves, twigs and stones.

Use your natural materials to make the three bears.

 

 

 

 

Monday 4th January 2021- Home learning

Literacy

Phase 2

Look at thinks around the room and say the sound they begin with. Can you hear the sound they end with too. Try writing some of them down.

Use the phoneme mat to help you.

Phase 3

Look at these pictures.

Segment the words using your robot arms and write then words down.
Don’t forget to add your sound buttons.
Push your sound buttons and read your word to check it.

Maths

This week we are practising to subitise. To subitise, you must say the amount fast and don’t count!

 

Hold up 1 finger.

Hold up 2 fingers.

Hold up 3 fingers.

Hold up 4 fingers.

Hold up 5 fingers.

 

Don’t count your fingers!

Quickly hold up 2 fingers.

Quickly hold up 5 fingers.

Quickly hold up 1 finger.

Quickly hold up 3 fingers.

Quickly hold up 4 fingers.

 

 

Topic

This half term our new topic is Fairy tales.

This week we are going to be learning about the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Read the story and look at the pictures with your grown up.

Think about the three bears, the three bowl and the three chairs. What do you notice?

Big, medium small.

Can you find three items from around your home. 1 big, 1 medium and 1 small.

 

Welcome to Reception's homework page. Each Friday we will set homework for you to complete. We will talk about this homework on a Monday in our learning.

 

Reception Holiday PRoject for December 2020

 

 

Have fun!

Reminder: RY have PE every Tuesday,

RR have PE every Wednesday and 

RG have PE every Thursday.

Please can children come to school wearing their PE kit on their PE day.

Friday 11th December 2020 Homework

Literacy - Phonics

Hello parents and children. For this week’s phonics homework revise all the phonemes we have learnt this half term.

Phase 2



Practise reading and writing the phonemes.
How many things can you think of that begins with each phoneme?

Phase 3


Practise reading and writing the phonemes.
How many things can you think of that has the different phonemes in?

Mathematics

Join Mrs Umar and learn all about solid, 3D shapes.

Part 1

Part 2

Thursday 10th December 2020

Due to a problem with the heating and classrooms being too cold Reception are moving to online learning.

We will keep you updated on when school will reopen.
Reception will be taught on Teams in the Distance Learning Team in their class channel.

Please see the timetable for the day.
Sessions will be 15-20 minutes with a follow up activity.

8.45am registration and guided reading

10.00am Maths

11.00am Phonics

12.30pm Topic

2.50pm Story time

Please have a whiteboard or paper and pen available if possible.
We look forward to seeing you.

Children who are unable to attend live lessons please see work below.

Phonics phase 2

This week another one of the phonemes that we have been learning is ‘c’.
Can you think of 5 things that begin with the phoneme ‘c’. Draw these on your whiteboard or paper.
e.g. cat, cap

 

Phonics phase 3

Today we are thinking about the digraph ‘th’, remember to stick your tongue out to help you make this phoneme.

Read these words. Use your robot arms to help you.

that
this
then
them

Now write a sentence using one of the words.

Maths

Yesterday you made your own number line to 10.



Today can you use your number line to find one less than a number.
e.g. one less than 4 is 3, one than 9 is 8.

Topic

Can you use materials and junk modelling from around your house to make a musical instrument.
Look at these pictures to help you:

 

Use your musical instrument to play a tune, can you sing your favourite song or make up your own song?

 

Wednesday 9th December 2020

Due to a problem with the heating and classrooms being too cold Reception are moving to online learning.
We will keep you updated on when school will reopen.
Reception will be taught on Teams in the Distance Learning Team in their class channel.

Please see the timetable for the day.
Sessions will be 15-20 minutes with a follow up activity.

8.45am registration and guided reading

10.00am Maths

11.00am Phonics

12.30pm Topic

2.50pm Story time

Please have a whiteboard or paper and pen available if possible.
We look forward to seeing you.

Children who are unable to attend live lessons please see work below.

Phonics phase 2

This week one of the phonemes that we have been learning is ‘g’.
Can you go on a hunt around your house and find things that begin with the phoneme ‘g’.
e.g. grapes, glasses

Phonics phase 3

This week one of the phonemes we have been learning is ‘ch’.
Read these words. Use your robot arms to help you.
chip
chin
chat
chop

Now write a sentence using one of the words.


Maths

Make your own number line to 10. Look at this picture to help you:



Use your number line to help you say one more than a number. E.g. One more than 2 is 3. One more than 5 is 6
.

Topic

Think about winter.

What is the weather like in winter?

Look at the picture to help you:

Draw 3 things that you might need to wear in winter to keep you warm.

 

Friday 4th December 2020


Literacy - Phonics
Hello parents and children. For this week’s phonics homework Mrs Umar has received a letter. Watch the video to find out who it is from and what the letter says. Don’t forget to use your robot arms!



Mathematics
Next week we will be practising finding one more and one less than a number.
Play the game called ‘Candle with Care’ in the folder ‘One more and One less’ on Education City to practise at home.


https://www.educationcity.com/

Friday 27th November 2020

Literacy - Phonics
Hello parents and children. For this week’s phonics homework you have a game to play on Education city.

Phase 2
You are practising to read CVC words. Your activity is in the phase 2 phonics folder and your game is called D.I.S.C.O.

Phase 3
You are practising to read words with the qu digraph. Your activity is in the phase 3 phonics folder and your game is called Queen’s Quiz.

Mathematics

This week we have had lots of fun in our Kindness Café, join Mrs Umar there now and help her bake a cake. Remember to use our key words ‘first’, ‘next’, ‘then’, ‘after’ and ‘lastly’.

Now, do you think you can help your grown up make a sandwich, a cake or something else, using our key words.

We can’t wait to hear all about what you made and how on Monday.
 

Friday 20th November 2020

Literacy - Phonics

Hello parents and children. For this week’s phonics homework, you are invited to help Mrs Umar read some sentences.

Now log onto Bug Club, choose a book and have a go at reading it. Don’t forget to use your phonics to help you!

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Mathematics

Next week in maths we are going to be doing lots of counting.
This weekend can you practise listening to the drum beats, counting them then finding the matching number. This activity is on Education city, in the folder called ‘Counting’ and the game is called Bon-go go go!

Have fun!

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

This week we also celebrated our differences and how to be a kind friend. Below is a link for you to listen the story 'The Rainbow Fish'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb2msIQo6TI

 

Friday 12th November 2020

Literacy - Phonics

Hello parents and children. For your phonics homework this week, please practise reading fast phase 2 words by sight. These are in your home reading record that you take home with your home reading book. Please remember to return your book on Monday.
There is also a game on Education city for you to play. It is in the folder called phonics fast words and the activity is called ‘I see words’.
https://www.educationcity.com/

Mathematics

Celebrate Diwali with Mrs Umar. Help her continue repeated patterns!

You can also design a rangoli pattern on Purplemash.
https://www.purplemash.com/sch/grove-b21


Happy Diwali everyone!

 

Friday 6th November 2020

Literacy - Phonics

Hello parents and children. Today we join Mrs Umar in Space! Please practise reading the words and thinking about whether they are real or alien.



Mathematics


Log into Education City to find your maths homework this week, it is in the folder called Shapes and your activity is called Nine Lives.


When playing your game all about shapes, remember to tell your adult about how many sides and corners the different shapes have.


https://www.educationcity.com/

 

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Friday 16th October

Literacy- Phonics

Hello parents and children. Today we join Mrs Umar in the mud kitchen for some fabulous phonics. See if you can help her to remember our phonemes and diagraphs.

Now you have watched Mrs Umar we would like you to visit Education City and play 'Fabulous Phonics'

  

 

Mathematics

Now it's time to join Mrs Nguyen on her shape hunt. See if you can help her. Have fun!

We would now like you to visit Education City and see if you can complete the shape patterns.

Reading

We would like you to visit 'Bug Club' and practise reading the books your teachers have given you. We can't wait to talk about these with you.

Friday 9th October

Literacy- Phonics

Hello parents and children. Today we have got a phonics video for you to watch. Watch Mrs Nguyen and see if you can help her to remember the phonemes and diagraphs we have learnt in class this week.

 

Mathematics- Number

There has been a special delivery at the pet shop. Join Mrs Umar and find out what is in box and help her to count. Have fun!

Now you have watched the videos we would like you to visit Education City and play 'Fruit Frenzy' and 'Jack in the Box'

    

 

Reading

We would like you to visit 'Bug Club' and practise reading the books your teachers have given you. We cn't wait to talk about these with you.

 

Friday 2nd October

Literacy- Phonics

Hello parents and children. Today we have got a phonics video for you to watch to help you to remember the digraphs we learnt in class this week.

Now you have watched the video we would like you to visit Education City and play Fabuluous Phonics. Your teacher has given you the login details and password.

   

 

Mathematics- Number

Now we are off to the pet shop with the 'Great Pet Sale'. Watch Mrs Umar carefully and join in. Have fun!

 

Friday 25th September

Hello parents and children. Today we have got two phonic videos for you to watch to help you remember the phonemes and diagraphs we learnt in class. You will need a pen and paper or a wipeboard if you have one. Watch carefully and try to join in.

Literacy- Phonics

 

 

Mathematics- Number

This week we read the story 'Mouse Count' by Ellen Walsh and we counted the mice in the jar. Watch the video carefully and see if you can help Mrs. Nguyen to count.

 

Login details and Passwords

Today you have been given your passwords for Bug Club, Education City and Purple Mash. Login in and see if you can read one of the books we have given you. You could draw a picture on Purple Mash or visit Education City and try a Maths game. On Monday we will talk all about what you have done!

 

Friday 18th September

Hello parents and children. Today we have two videos for you to watch for homework. You will need a pen and paper or a wipeboard if you have one. Watch carefully and try to join in.

Literacy- Phonics

 

Mathematics- Numeracy

 

 

 

Friday 11th September

Literacy- Phonics

 

Mathematics- Number

 

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