Covid-19 - parent info


Week beginning: 1st June

Thank you for all of your hard work learning at home during lockdown Reception! School is now open for some year groups and so all of the teachers at school will be teaching these children that school is now open to. This means that home learning will look a bit different. Please see below for a list of websites that will have activities for the children to access. Any teacher planned activities that we are able to provide will be posted below that. 

All children have individual log ins for Bug Club.

Children can also access additional resources on Purple Mash and Espresso which will match lots of the topics the children have studied as well as lots of new learning. 

You will find additional lessons for children at BBC Bitesize and at Oak National Academy

For additional maths learning, we would very much recommend White Rose. They have a variety of learning videos and although the activity sheets are no longer free to access the videos are still very valuable tools. 

For additional phonics learning, we would recommend Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on YouTube or BBC bitesize phonics These lessons will help your child build on their current phonics knowledge and support them with practising their blending and segmenting skills. 

Email Task - Week Beginning 1st June

Please watch or read the story of ' The Highway Rat'. 

1. What do you think about the Highway Rat? Is he a good character or a bad character? Why? 

2. What would you do if the Highway Rat wanted to take your food? 

3. Can you draw a picture of the Highway Rat or create your own Highway Creature! 

Please remember to email some of your child's responses to (Mrs Winter's class) or (Miss Willis' class) with your child's name clearly stated. Parents, please ask your child for their thoughts or ideas and type their replies in your email or include a photo.

As all of the teachers are now teaching the children who are in school, it may take longer than normal to reply to your emails. 

Keep up the great work. 


Andy from Cbeebies has uploaded many different workout and exercise videos for children in early years. 

The website can be accessed here: 

or you can also find them on youtube: 


Tricky Words We use these videos in school to help the children learn and remember their tricky words. The videos can be easily accessed at home and the children are familiar with them. 

BBC bitesize phonics -

CBeebies have a fantastic series called Alphablocks which supports the use of phonics.

Phonics play is providing free access with the username: march20 and password: home 
Any phase 2 or phase 3 phonics games on this website will support your child with their phonics learning. 

Free Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on YouTube for children to watch at home; 

Maths Follow this link to access daily maths lessons for children in reception. 

Numberblocks from CBeebies.

Maths games and videos on Cbeebies

Maths games on Topmarks

Home Learning Packs Use this link to access the Early Years activity book, for activities and ideas to do at home with your child over the next few weeks. Reception home learning activities and ideas.

Nursery rhymes

Great versions on old classic nursery rhymes.

Bug Club

You can access a great variety of books on your bug club log in. Don't forget there are quizzes linked to those books too!

Bug Club -        School code: 6qq7

Science and Understanding the World 

Learn more about the world around us with Maddie.

Online Safety

Whilst we are all at home and using the internet a lot more often online safety is something that all families are thinking about lots! Here are some activities for you to do together as a family to talk about staying safe online. They will be updated every 2 weeks so that we can keep online safety in the forefront of all of our minds!

Week beginning 7th April: Activity 1 Activity 2 Activity 3 Activity 4 Activity 5 Activity 6


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Home learning letter 20th Apr 2020 Download
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Knowledge organiser Reception 18th May 18th May 2020 Download
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Home learning 8 Reception 18th May 2020 Download
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