Reception 2020-2021

 

 Our New Timetable for Live Lessons


9:15am Phase 3+ Phonics

9:45am Phase 3 Phonics

10:15am Maths Group 1       Phase 2 Phonics Group

10:45am Maths Group 2

11:15am Phase 2 Guided Reading

11:45am Phase 3 Guided Reading

12:15pm- 1:15pm BREAK

1:15pm Phase 3+ Guided Reading

2:00pe

 

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

   

 

Welcome back to Spring Term 2!

Please make sure you have completed your holiday project as we will be needing them very shortly!

 

Friday 5th March, 2021

Today we are celebrating World Book Day.

We would like you to dress up like your favourite book character. Who will you choose?

 

Make a den to read you favourite book in and share it with your grown up.

Den Building  
https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000nr5f/jojo-gran-gran-autumn-3-its-time-to-build-a-den

We would love to see a photograph of your Sharing Den.


There will be a book prize for the best den/ best costume.
 

 

Phase 3+

Today we are learning the trigraph 'ure'.

Read and write the words below and match to the correct picture. 

Write four sentences using each of the words above.

Literacy

Guided Reading

Phase 2

Read the story, ‘Is Dad in Here?’  with your adult. Look out for the words with the phoneme ‘n’.

Page 9 - Find the word in and write it down without looking.

Page 8-9
Where does the dog look?
Who does he meet?

Phase 3

Read the story, ‘Slink's Snack' with a grown up.


Pages 13- Find the words with the phoneme ng and write down without looking. 

Page 11 - Find the words ‘this’ ‘ will’ ‘me.’ and write down. 

Page 10- What did he top it off with?

P12- Why did Slink get a shock?

Phase 3+

Read the story, ‘ The Fizzing Mixture ’ with your grown up.

Page 12- Find the words with the phoneme ure.
Write them down.
Add sound buttons.

Page 13- Find the word with. How do you spell it? Write it down.

Page 12
What does the cure do?

Page 15
How is everyone feeling now? Why?

Maths

Count to and back down the number line from 20, joining in with the actions. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azIG0kLIlgs

Let's get Subitising!!

If we continue practising, our brain will be able to subitise anything we can see around us.

Have a look at the pictures below.

What do you see? How do you see it? Tell your grown up. 

 

Thinking Curriculum

Today is World Book Day- think about your favourite book/ character. Now make a puppet of your favourite character from a book-

How do you make a puppet? What could you use?

Have fun!!!

Wednesday 3rd March, 2021

Literacy

Phase 2 Phonics

Today we are remembering the letter 'm'.

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

Hold your pencil and try to form the letter correctly. Here is the formation rhyme to help you:

Start at the top, down, make a hill, make another hill and flick. 

Read and complete the simple sentences below.  

Phase 3

Today we are revisitng the digraph 'th'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQYDbZ8gqow

Have a go at reading the words below using robot arms and then have a go at writing them. 

moth  bath   thin   thick

Now play Trash or Treasure, sort the words into real and rubbish words. 

 

Phase 3+

Today we are learning the diagraph 'or'.

Read and write the words below and match to the correct picture. 

Write four sentences using each of the words above. 

Literacy

Guided Reading

Phase 2

Read the story, ‘Is Dad in Here?’  with your adult. Look out for the words with the phoneme ‘t’.

Page 6 - Find the word is and write it down without looking at the book. 

Page 6 How do you think the ducks are feeling? Why?
Where is the dog now? Who is he asking?

Phase 3

Read the story, ‘Slink's Snack' with a grown up.

Page 9:

Find the th diagraph- write the word down. 

Page 9 - Find the words ‘then’ ‘of’ and write down.

Page 9
Think about what you would have for snack time?
Is Slink having a small snack?

Phase 3+

Read the story, ‘ The Fizzing Mixture ’ with your grown up.

Page 8- Find the word with the phoneme ear.
Write it and add sound buttons.

Page 11- Find the word you/now. How do you spell you/now?
Write it.

Page 8
Why does Ben gasp?

 

Page 10/11
Who does Magnus ask for help?

Maths

Listen to the counting song below and sing along.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq4UAss33qA&list=PLLZAQqpEbZGIQax2D894jMUKo-SZIovmW&index=4&t=0s

Have a look at the Numicon below. Tell your adult how many on your fingers and explain how you know. Write the numeral down to match the Numicon. 

 

Thinking Curriculum

Today is PE day and time to keep fit. It’s time for Cosmic Yoga…

Let's go under the sea with Cosmic Yoga!

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

 

Tuesday 2nd March, 2021

Literacy

Phonics Phase 2

Today we are remembering the letter 'n'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIKP8OQczoU

Hold your pencil and try to form the letter correctly. Here is the formation rhyme to help you:

Start at the top, down and make a hill and flick. 

Sort the words below in to real and rubbish words. Draw a bin for the rubbish words and a treasure chest for the real words. Write the words underneath the correct drawing. 

Pan, nop, pin, lan, tin, nad     

    
 

Phase 3

Today we are revisitng the digraph 'sh'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uyqR3u4jtg

Have a look at the pictures below carefully. I am going to hide one. Use robot arms to segment and write which one is missing.‚Äč

 

Have a go at writing a sentence using one of the words you have written down. 

Phase 3+

Today we are learning the diagraph 'ur'.

Read the words below and match to the correct picture. 

Watch this short clip.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvq9bdm/articles/zvmnmfr

Write a sentence about the butter or the ladder.

Literacy

Guided Reading

Phase 2

Read the story, ‘Is Dad in Here?’  with your adult. Look out for the words with the phoneme ‘s’.

P.4 Find the tricky word 'no’ and read it to your grown up.

P. 4

How is mum feeling? Why?

Where do you think the dog will look next?

Phase 3

Read the story, ‘Slink's Snack' with a grown up. 

Page 5. How many words can you see with the diagraph ‘ch’?

Page 5. Find the High Frequency Word ‘the‘.

Page 6. How do you think Slink might be walking in the kitchen? Why?

Page 7 What else can you spot in the fridge?

Phase 3+

Read the story, ‘ The Fizzing Mixture ’ with your grown up.

Page 5- Find the word with the trigraph ear
Page 6- Find the word with the diagraph oi

Page 7- Find the word me. How do you spell me? 

Page 4/5-Do you think Ben will pass the test? Why?
How are Mrs Molten and Pip feeling? Why?

 

Page 6/7-What has the mixture made Mrs Molten do?

Maths

Listen to the counting song below and sing along. Try to do the actions.

 

Number song 1-20 for children | Counting numbers | The Singing Walrus - YouTube

How many dots can you see below? Show your grown up how many dots on your fingers as quickly as you can and then write the numeral down. 

Thinking Curriculum

Talk about the boat you have made to your grown up. Imagine your boat is going out on the sea to find the sea creature you made yesterday. Test out your boat to see if it will float in water.

What happens if you add one pence coins to your boat? How many one pence coins can you add before your boat sinks?
 

Please remember to take some photos! We would love to see!!

Monday 1st March, 2021

Literacy

Phonics Phase 2

Today we are remembering the letter 'i'. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QL7w-PAQUb8

Hold your pencil and try to form the letter correctly. Here is the formation rhyme to help you:

Start at the top, down and flick. Don't forget the dot on the top!

Match the words to the pictures and write them down. 

 

pip    sit    ink    sip  

 

Phonics Phase 3

Today we are revisitng the digraph 'ch'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLHpZyIu7ps

Hold your pencil and try to form the diagraph correctly.

 

Have a go at writing your own sentence using one of the the 'ch' pictures above.

Phonics Phase 3+

Today we are learning the diagraph 'er'. 

Read the words below and match to correct picture. 

 

Write three sentences using each of these words above. 

Literacy

Guided Reading

Phase 2

Read the story, ‘Is Dad in Here?’  with your adult. Look out for the words with the phoneme ‘n’.

p.3 Find the high frequency word 'Dad’ and read it to your grown up.
 

What is the title of the story? 

Who is the main character?

Who is he looking for?

Phase 3

Read the story, ‘Slink's Snack' with a grown up. Point out the words ‘I' and 'am'. These are high frequency words.

 

Answer the questions below:

Phase 3+

Read the story, ‘ The Fizzing Mixture ’ with your grown up.

P.3- Find the word with the diapgrph 'ow'. Without looking, write it down. 

P.3- Find the word 'they'. Without looking, write it down. 

P.2 Can you remember what Magnus's job is?

P.3 What is the test Mrs Molton has set?

Maths

Listen to the counting song and sing along. Try to do the actions.

Counting 1-20 song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0Ajq682yrA

Down below are several tens frames and we learnt this together last week. 

Match the tens frame to the correct number. 

 

Thinking Curriculum

Today we are reading the story, ‘Commotion in the Ocean’ by Giles Andreae.
 

Watch the video and listen carefully.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pRhgZ8Jffs

If you were to see a new and amazing sea creature/monster what would it look like?

Create your own sea creature using junk modelling for example, paper cups, plates and bottles. 

 

Here are some ideas of sea creatures to help you:

 

Have fun and remember to take photos of your fabulous creations!

Friday 26th February, 2021

Literacy

Phonics Phase 2

Today we are remembering the letter ‘p’
https://vimeo.com/35335039
Hold your pencil and try to form the letter correctly.

Match the words to the pictures and write them down.

        

pig        pen        peg 

Phonics Phase 3

Today we are learning the diagraph ‘ng’
https://vimeo.com/35396335
   
Find the word to complete the sentence.

The ____ is not sad.

king      bang

 

The man is _______.

bang   strong

Phonics Phase 3+

Today we are remembering the diagraphs and trigraphs
ar   air   ear
https://vimeo.com/35396335

Write a sentence for each of the words below.

  

  

  

Literacy

Guided Reading Phase 2

Read the story, ‘Go to Bed’  with your adult. Look out for the words with the phoneme ‘e’.

p.9 Find the high frequency word ;to’ and read it to your grown up.
p.9 How is Max feeling? What makes you think this?

Guided Reading Phase 3

Read the story, ‘Pip’s Mess with a grown up. Point out the words ‘he’, ‘she’, ‘on’. These are high frequency words.

p.10 Why does Pip want someone to help them quickly?
p.12 How has Slink appeared again?

Guided Reading  Phase 3+

Read the story, ‘ Stuck in the Storm’ with your grown up.

p.12 Find the word with the diagraph ‘ee’ and write it down.
p.14 Find a word with the trigraph ‘air’ and write it down.

p.12 How was Pip able to help?
p.15 How is everyone feeling now?

Mathematics

Listen to the counting song and sing along. Try to do the actions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VLxWIHRD4E

Look at the pictures and quickly identify them. Subitise- what can you see and how do you see it?

      

Thinking Curriculum

Our outdoor learning is all about ‘The Moon’.
Watch and listen to the story ‘Whatever Next’ by Jill Murphy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c5cb0u0rPM 

 

Today we would like you to draw or make a rocket to the moon. You can use boxes and cardboard tubes to help you.

    

Wednesday 24th February, 2021

Literacy

Phonics Phase 2

Today we are remembering the letter ‘t’
https://vimeo.com/35335039
Hold your pencil and try to form the letter correctly.

Match the words to the pictures and write them down.

           

 

hat         tap       tick

 

Phonics Phase 3

Today we are learning the diagraph ‘th’
https://vimeo.com/35396335
   
Match the words to the pictures and write them down.

       

 

thick     moth    thin  

Phonics Phase 3+

Today we are remembering the diagraphs and trigraphs
ar   air   ear

https://vimeo.com/35396335

Read the sentence and find the missing word.

She had good fun at the ___________.

  

We can _________ the dog bark.


He got a new __________ of socks.

Literacy 

Guided Reading Phase 2

Read the story, ‘Go to Bed’  with your grown up. Look out for words with the phoneme ‘t’.



p.7 Find the word ‘to’ and read it to your grown up. It is a high frequency word.
p.6 What does Molly think is in the cupboard?
What would you say to Molly to make her feel better?

Guided Reading Phase 3

Read the story, ‘Pip’s Mess with a grown up. Look out for the words which have the diagraph ‘qu’ in them.

 

p.7 Why isn’t Slink moving out of the way?
p.9 What is happening? Look at everyone’s faces. How do you suppose they are feeling?

Guided Reading Phase 3+

Read the story, ‘ Stuck in the Storm’ with your grown up.

 



p.8 Find a word with the diagraph ‘or’  and write it down.
p.9 Find a word with the trigraph ‘ear’ and write it down.

p.8 Why are they stuck?
p.11 What has happened to Pip’s feet?

Mathematics

Listen to the counting song and sing along. Try to do the actions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VLxWIHRD4E


What is your favourite fruit? Ask the people in your home and put a tick or line every time they tell you. Which the most popular fruit? Which is the least popular?

 

Thinking Curriculum

Today is PE day and time to keep fit. It’s time for Cosmic Yoga…
Space adventure with Cosmic Yoga
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26fk7LFLI5Q

 

 

Tuesday 23rd February, 2021

Literacy

Phonics Phase 2

Today we are remembering the letter ‘a’
https://vimeo.com/35335039
Hold your pencil and try to form the letter correctly.

Match the words to the pictures and write them down.

    

bat          ant      pan

Phonics Phase 3

Today we are learning the diagraph ‘sh’
https://vimeo.com/35396335
   
Read the sentence and match it to the picture.

It is a shell.

   

It is a big ship.

  

Phonics Phase 3+

Today we are remembering the diagraphs and trigraphs
ar   air   ear
https://vimeo.com/35396335

Read the words and decide if they are real words or alien words. Write them down on the ‘real words’ side or the ‘alien’ side.

Hear  chair  zar   yair  pair

Literacy 

Guided Reading Phase 2

Read the story, ‘Go to Bed’  with your grown up.

p.5 Find the word with the diagraph ‘ll’ and read it to your grown up.
p.4 Why does Molly get up?
How do you suppose she is feeling?

Guided Reading Phase 3

Read the story, ‘Pip’s Mess with a grown up. Look out for all the words which have the phoneme ‘z’ or the diagraph ‘zz’.

p.5 How many drops was Pip supposed to add?
p.6 Look at Pip’s face. How do you suppose she is feeling?

Guided Reading Phase 3+

Read the story, ‘ Stuck in the Storm’ with your grown up.

p.4 Find a word with the diagraph ‘ow’ and write it down.
p.5 Find a word with the diagraph ‘oi’ and write it down.
Where does this story take place?
Why did the tree crash to the ground?

Mathematics

Listen to the counting song and sing along. Try to do the actions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VLxWIHRD4E

Look at the playing cards and quickly identify them. Subitise- what can you see and how do you see it?

       

Thinking Curriculum

Yesterday we read the story ‘Mr Wolf’s Pancakes’ by Jan Fearnley.
Last Tuesday was called Shrove Tuesday when some people celebrate by making pancakes. Today we are going to be scientists and do some pancake experiments.

Have fun!

Monday 22nd February, 2021

Literacy

Phonics Phase 2

Today we are remembering the letter ‘s’
Watch the clip and sing along   https://vimeo.com/35335039
Hold your pencil and try to form the letter correctly.

Match the words to the pictures and write them down.

    

 

sit       sun      sad 

Phonics Phase 3

Today we are learning the diagraph ‘ch’
Watch the clip and sing along https://vimeo.com/35396335
Hold your pencil and try to form the letter correctly.

  

 

Match the words to the pictures and write them down.

    

chin     chick     chips

Phonics Phase 3+

Today we are remembering the diagraphs and trigraphs
ar   air   ear
Watch the clip and sing along   https://vimeo.com/35396335 

We are going to play 'Kim's Game'. Look carefully at the four pictures below...

Which picture is missing? Write the word.

1. ___________    jar   beard   hair 

2. chair  __________  beard   hair

3. chair    jar   __________   hair

Literacy 

Guided Reading

Phase 2
Read the story, ‘Go to Bed’  with your grown up.

p. 3 Find the words with the phoneme ‘m’. Read them to your grown up.
p.3  What time of day is it? How do you know?
       How do you suppose Molly is feeling?

Phase 3
Read the story, ‘Pip’s Mess’ with your grown up.

p.2 Why did Pip hold her nose?
p.3 What is Slink doing?
p.3 What sound did the bee make?


Phase 3+
Read the story, ‘ Stuck in the Storm’ with your grown up. Look out for all the words that have the diagraph ‘ar’ in them.

p.2 What is Pip’s super power?
p.3 Why does Pip look worried?

 

Maths

Listen to the counting song and sing along. Try to do the actions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VLxWIHRD4E 

Match the ten frames to the number.

     

     

Thinking Curriculum

Today we are reading the story, ‘Mr Wolf’s Pancakes’ by Jan Fearnley
Watch the video and listen carefully.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXQDiqHp-xM



Draw a shopping basket with all the things that Mr Wolf needs for his pancakes. You can and stick pictures or draw and colour them. Remember to label them.

     


 

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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