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From left to right on the back row is Miss Deboo, Mrs Mackinnon, Miss McKenna, Mrs Bradbury, Mrs Browne, Mrs Munir, and on the front row we have Mrs Brookes and Mrs Mirea.

 

 

January 2021 home learning

Hello everyone,

We would just like to thank you for you continued support throughout this very challenging time and we hope you and your families are staying safe. To support your children whilst we are in lockdown, we will be setting online tasks on reading eggs and maths seeds everyday. We will also have some lessons from oak academy and the links to those will be posted on here. Below, there are many links to some great resources for your children including links to songs to help practice their phonics and some songs we like to sing when they are in school so please use those as well. It is very important you engage with as much of the material as possible so thank you for doing this in advance. Stay safe, Reception staff.

Week 8

Its is finally our last week of home learning before we welcome you all back to school! I know it has been tough for us all over the last few weeks but you have been working hard so well done. Please complete this weeks reading eggs and maths seeds tasks. We will also be doing one last story this week called 'The Emperor's new clothes' where you will get to role play as a character and sing the story as well do some drawings.

 

Monday 1st March

The link to our story is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-listen-to-and-respond-to-a-story-6wtkjr Today you will be listening and responding to the story.

 

Tuesday 2nd March

Today you will step and speak the story: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-step-and-speak-a-story-60tpar

 

Wednesday 3rd March

Today you will be practicing the dramatic arts and acting and singing some of your story. I really hope you enjoy this lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-act-out-and-sing-parts-of-a-story-c9k36d

 

Thursday 4th March

In todays lesson you will have the chance to role play as one of the characters and write a speech bubble: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-roleplay-a-character-crt3jc

 

Friday 5th March

Our last lesson on our story today which is where we get to draw one of the characters and write some things about the character you have chosen to draw: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-draw-and-describe-a-character-6xjkcr

One of our favourite songs that we use at school to practice our letter and sounds smiley

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

 

Below are links to some activities that you could try at home. 

We will be learning lots of sounds in our phonics lessons!

Here are some useful Youtube videos to practise phonics at home.

 

Phase 2 sounds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIpcahxNSU4

 

Phase 3 sounds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vU2vWZKS7rY&t=1s

 

Phase 2 Tricky words song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvMyssfAUx0

 

Phase 3 Tricky words song:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R087lYrRpgY

 

Phonics blending song:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWn-qxUddqo

Week 1

Our theme this term is amazing animals. Whats your favourite animal? Can you draw a picture? Why is it your favourite animal?

Wednesday 6th January

New tasks are set on reading eggs and maths seeds to practice some of our phase 2 sounds and recognising some different numbers.

Oak academy link to our first lesson on 'the three billy goats gruff' is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-know-that-stories-have-problems-in-them-cnhkgr

 

Thursday 7th January

Today you will be learning some different sounds and looking at recognising some different numbers. You will also learn about some 2d shapes.

The link to our second lesson on our story is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-sing-and-map-the-story-6xgkar

 

Friday 8th January

Today you will be learning some more sounds and working out how to spell some CVC words like cat. You will also be doing some more work on your shapes and some of you might be working on recognising your colours.

The link to the third lesson on our story is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-step-the-story-cmrk6c

Week 2

As part of our topic, I will be including some lessons related to habitats so please try and do these at home. Please use the links below to practice your letters and sounds. A favourite of mine is the tricky word song. There are also files that you can print off at home (if available) that you can try.

Monday 11th January

Today you will be learning more about the letter 't' and you can also practice your colours and recognising some numbers. This can all be found on reading eggs. Here is the link to the next lesson on our story 'the three billy goats gruff'. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-mime-the-story-of-the-three-billy-goats-gruff-70w62e

Habitat lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-what-a-habitat-is-6mv3ed

 

Tuesday 12th January

Today, you will be practicing the word 'at'. This is a fun interactive lesson so I hope you enjoy this! We also have a lesson on practicing our numbers 1-5, and learning a new shape. Our next lesson on our story is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-tell-the-story-independently-70t3cc This is where you can practice telling the story yourself so you may need an adult to help with this. 

Habitat lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-what-makes-a-good-habitat-70ukjd

 

Wednesday 13th January

We have lots of practice on some different numbers and we can practice the letter 'b'. This was a letter that kept confusing us so its great to practice this one a little more. Our story continues here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-recycle-the-story-of-the-three-billy-goats-gruff-6xjk6t

Habitat lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-match-animals-to-an-appropriate-habitat-6wr6cc

 

Thursday 14th January

Today we will practice some more of our sounds on reading eggs and we will learn a little more about big things and small things. Use this link for our story: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-create-a-telling-of-a-recycled-story-75j30d

Habitat lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-animals-that-live-in-a-woodland-71j38r

 

Friday 15th January

Today we are learning some higher numbers and a new shape on reading eggs. Our story lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-sing-and-step-out-the-new-story-chh3gc

Habitat lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/construct-a-minibeast-ccuk6c

 

Music with Mr Shepherd

Week 3

Hi everyone! It was so lovely to speak to you all last week and see how you are all doing. I know it is very challenging adjusting to working at home but you are all doing a great job and it was great to see that you are managing to do some work. Please continue to use the resources and videos below whilst at home. Everyday we will have a new lesson for our theme and a new lesson on a story. Stay safe

Monday 18th January

Today we will be looking at how to order numbers and looking at the word 'a'. We also have another lesson for our story 'the three billy goats gruff' and another lesson on habitats.

The link for our story lesson is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-mime-the-story-of-the-three-frilly-goats-cgvk0e

Habitats lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-what-habitats-minibeasts-like-ctj32r

 

Tuesday 19th January

Today we will have our last lesson on our story before starting a new story tomorrow. Today we will be practicing everything we have been learning so far.

Story lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-tell-the-story-of-the-three-frilly-goats-independently-cct32r

We also have an activity where we can discover more about rainforests and what they are! https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-key-parts-of-the-rainforest-74rk6r

 

Wednesday 20th January

Today we have some challenging activities where we will learn how to count backwards from 10 and learn a new sound. Our new story today is 'the lucky duck' so i hope you enjoy this as it is a lovely story: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-listen-and-join-in-with-a-story-ccwp6c?activity=video&step=1

Rainforests lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-different-animals-that-live-in-the-rainforest-c9k62c

 

Thursday 21st January

Good luck today with our maths, we will be practicing some addition and some 2d shapes on reading eggs.

'The lucky duck' lesson 2: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-map-and-speak-the-story-c4w68c

Rainforests: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/rainforest-animals-71k64d

Music with Mr Shepherd

 

Friday 22nd January

On reading eggs today we will be learning a new sound and looking at a number line.

The lucky duck lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-step-and-speak-the-story-crt3ee

We will be looking at the polar habitat today. Where is that? https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-features-of-a-polar-habitat-and-locate-them-on-a-globe-6gw30r

 

Crunch

Week 4

Hi everyone, I hope you are all staying safe at home. Mr Shephard has sent me a link to a very special music lesson just for reception children at rood end which you can find here: https://youtu.be/x7Rup1qk6Cc. Please continue to use reading eggs and maths seeds. This week we will be learning new sounds and doing some more addition and learning some 3D shapes.

Monday 25th January

We will be continuing our story 'The lucky duck' here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-draw-and-describe-characters-69gpct. This is where you will start to draw the characters and describe them. We will also be learning more about polar habitats here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-name-animals-that-live-in-polar-habitats-6gt66r

 

Tuesday 26th January

The lucky duck lesson can be found here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-speech-and-thought-bubbles-6njk2e Today you will becoming a character and thinking about what they might say.

Our last polar habitat lesson is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-how-polar-animals-are-adapted-to-the-polar-habitat-cngp8d

 

Wednesday 27th January

The lucky duck lesson can be found here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-box-up-a-recycled-story-cgv38d You can think about recycling the story today, thinking about the little ducks problem. Today we will be learning a little more about climate change and what it ishttps://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-the-impact-of-cutting-down-trees-on-the-rainforest-crt6at

 

Thursday 28th January

The lucky duck lesson can be found here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-a-recycled-story-part-1-6cvk8d Today you can start writing your story. Our climate change lesson is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-the-issue-of-global-warming-on-the-polar-habitat-6rw64t

 

Friday 29th January

The lucky duck lesson can be found here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-a-recycled-story-part-2-c9j38r Today you will finish writing your story. Our last lesson on climate change is here and this is where you can find out all the things you can do at home to help climate change: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-what-i-can-do-about-climate-change-crv68d

Week 5

We have another special music lesson from Mr Shephard here: https://youtu.be/dCZc0iP6gs4. Please continue to do maths seeds and reading eggs. This week we will be learning some tricky words and some more 3D shapes. 

Monday 1st February

Our lesson for our story 'The Lucky Duck' is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-a-recycled-story-part-3-6djpac This is where you will finish writing your story.

Throughout the week we will also be doing some lessons under the theme 'under the sea'. Today we will be learning about floating and sinking: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-what-floating-and-sinking-is-74w6ct

Tuesday 2nd February

Today you will create your own story focussing on a problem, just like in 'The Lucky Duck'. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-create-a-story-68w62r

Can you try and do an experiment to discover things that float and sink? https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/floatsink-experiment-6dh3gr

Wednesday 3rd February

We are starting a new story today called 'The three little pigs' https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-listen-to-and-join-in-with-a-story-cmw3gt

Today you can try and build a boat that will float: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/build-a-boat-that-floats-cgwk0r

Thursday 4th February

Today you will create a story map: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-map-and-speak-the-story-6mw32c

We are also going to learn about what we might see at the beach and what we might take to the beach: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-name-what-i-might-see-at-the-beach-74u32r

Friday 5th February

In this next lesson for 'the three little pigs' you will begin to add actions to the story. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-step-and-speak-the-story-6mvkat

Today's lesson will look at what we might take to the beach: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-name-what-i-need-to-take-to-the-beach-64up2t

Week 6

Please continue to do your reading eggs lessons every day. We will start practicing some of our maths lessons again as we need a little more practice with some of them. We have another fantastic lesson with Mr Shephard again which can be accessed here: https://youtu.be/VF9G1dQPvqk Challenge for this week: How many books can you read together? Please use the links below as there are some very useful youtube videos that you can watch

Monday 8th February

All this week we will be doing our story 'the three little pigs' where you will start to create your own story and build more actions so that you know the story well. Our lesson today is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-mime-the-moods-in-the-story-c5jpar

This week we will also start doing some fun music lessons every day. In todays lesson you will need a spoon and your favourite teddy or toy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/this-is-me-60t36d

Tuesday 9th February

Our next story lesson is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-dance-the-moods-in-the-story-69jp8c For todays music lesson you will need your spoon and two sticks from your garden: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/good-to-be-me-64u3jd

Wednesday 10th February

Story lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-role-play-feelings-with-speech-6mv3ac. For todays music lesson you will need some sticks and a toy or teddy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/me-and-my-family-part-1-c5h3et

Thursday 11th February

Story lesson 7: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-simple-sentences-with-an-adjective-6ct32r. For todays music lesson you will need some sticks and a teddy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/me-and-my-family-part-2-6hk36t?activity=video&step=1

Friday 12th February

Our 8th story lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-recycle-a-story-by-changing-characters-68rkje For todays music lesson you will need you favourite toy or teddy https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/me-and-my-friends-part-1-cdjp6t

Week 7

Hello everyone! I hope you're all doing well at home and have had a lovely half term break. I hope we can all see each other soon. Please continue doing your reading eggs and maths seeds. I can see so many of you are trying really hard with this so thank you! We have another music lesson from Mr Shephard here: https://youtu.be/XV0poTyq_No We will also be starting a new story this week called 'Mouse Deer and Tiger' where you will be learning the story, learning actions to the story, retelling the story and even creating your own story. In our home learning packs this week, we are learning about part whole models where you have a number and you can split it into two parts For example the number 10 could be split into 2 and 8, or 5 and 5 etc... Have a go using the sheet below called part whole number bonds to 10.

Monday 22nd February

Our new story lesson for today is here: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-listen-and-join-in-with-the-story-of-mouse-deer-6gvpad

 

Tuesday 23rd February

Today you will start to map out the story: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-map-the-story-of-mouse-deer-and-explore-the-setting-6gu6ar

 

Wednesday 24th February

You will be learning to step the story and learn how to describe the setting today: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-step-out-the-story-of-mouse-deer-and-explore-the-setting-6dhp2c

 

Thursday 25th February

Today you will learn how to do a choral telling of the story: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-join-in-with-a-choral-telling-of-mouse-deer-74vket

 

Friday 26th February

Today you will be trying to tell the story independently: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-tell-the-story-of-mouse-deer-independently-6wt64t

Welcome to our new Reception classes!

 

In RE, the class teacher is Mrs Mackinnon with Mrs Bradbury and Mrs Munir. In RR, the class teacher is Miss Deboo with Miss McKenna and Mrs Brookes. We also have a HLTA called Mrs Browne and extra support from Mrs Mirea and Miss Hadley. We will soon have Miss Jamil with us too.

 

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