Re-opening of School for Reception Children
If you have any questions please contact the school office regarding your child returning to school.
Drop off 8.35 am - 9.00 am
Pick up 3.10 pm - 3.30 pm
Welcome to Reception’s blog!
We wanted to provide some links and tasks for the children who have not returned to school.
You can continue to use the Read, Write Inc lessons on the Ruth Miskin website. https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/
m, a, s, d, t, i, n, g, o, c, k, u, b, f, e, l, h, sh, ck, r, j, v, y, w, th, z, ch, qu, x, ng, nk
I, the, you, to, my, was, he, she, me, be, we, said, are, all, they
Phonics Play is a great website and will allow the children to practice their phonics skills while playing a variety of games. Phonics Play have provided free subscription during this time. Log in details can be found on their page-
Children may be experiencing worries and anxieties at the moment. Here is a list of picture books to read to children in that introduce these themes.
Here are some ideas of stories that explore worry and fear. I’ve attached some links found on YouTube – I’m sure there are many more. Just search the title.
This book helps talk about germs and hygiene:
‘Young children don’t consciously know they need representation in books.
Here is a list of representative picture books for children. Again, search YouTube for online versions of these stories:
This week in school, we will be reading and learning from the story ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt,’ by Michael Rosen. You can see the author perform his story here:
Learning ideas for this story:
The ‘Young Writers’ website are running poetry competitions as a fun activity to use for home learning. You can use the downloadable worksheet, or children can write / type their poem instead. There is an engaging video that can be used for support.
EYFS- Reception and Nursery- ‘My First Riddle’-
They are offering prizes, depending on the age of the child, and the deadline for entry is Friday 24th July 2020.
This week in school, we will be going over some things that we have already learnt in Reception.
Counting up to 30 and ordering and writing these numbers.
Naming 2D and 3D shapes and talking about their properties.
There is a video clip for parents called ‘Nurturing a love of Maths from the start.’
Also, ‘Five ways to improve maths home-learning’ may be able to assist you:
The Oxford Owl website has a great section to advice parents on how to teach maths at home:
Celebrations, Festivals and National Events
Plastic Free July
Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics?
Plastic Free July provides resources and ideas to help you (and millions of others around the world) reduce single-use plastic waste every day at home, work and school.
Asalha Puja Day
Asalha Puja Day is a Buddhist festival that occurs on the full moon of the eighth lunar month, which is usually in July. The festival pays homage to the Buddha and commemorates the Buddha's first sermon and the founding of the Buddha's Sangha - four noble truths. The day is observed by donating offerings to temples and listening to sermons.
Please also check the ‘Sports News’ section on our school website for some ideas of fun activities that you can try at home.
Please continue to use the Oak Academy Online Classroom as this has new lessons every day.
Each area of the EYFS curriculum has an Early Learning Goal, which is the standard that a child is expected to achieve by the end of their reception year.
The ELG (Early Learning Goals) covers all of the 7 areas of learning as specified in the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.
Early Learning Goals cover the 7 key areas of learning for Early Years students, which are:
In the PDF document attached named ELG Posters, you can see exactly what children are expected to do/know by the end of their Reception year.
If you need any further support, please contact the main school office.