Hello and welcome to our Reception parents. Please read the letter below from our Reception teachers, and the attached worksheets and topics. 



Dear Parents.pdf


Planning Ideas for week beginning Monday 13th July. Click the picture.


Summer Fun

 Frog sheet     Pond dipping

 Additional Summer ideas and Activities

Seaside in a Bottle Seaside in bottle      Ice Cream Ice cream cone craft


 paper plate sunshine Paper plate sunshine     Summer Booklet Summer Booklet

Below is a story and sheet about life in lockdown for children:


lucy in lockdown sheet

lucy in lockdown sheet 2


A worksheet for some PE ideas at home 

Real PE Week 1


Home learning- Week beginning Monday 29th June

Click here to view the topic planning.



Additional Resources/Activities

How to make a Wormery

What's in my bucket

Great Barrier Reef-What can you see?

How to make Lamingtons

Animals that live in Australia

Australian Flag to colour

Great Barrier Reef Activity Booklet



Halving Introduction

Halving toys game

Halving Numbers

Halving mat to support learning

Halving leaves to feed the hungry minibeasts

Solving problems- home learning ideas


Day & Night Activity, you will need the following:

Cards with questions

Image cards

Day and night posters



Phonics Activity Mats with Sound Buttons

Phase 3 Home Learning Sheet

Phase 4 Home Learning Sheet



Week beginning Monday 22nd June

Under the Sea topic planning

   Mrs Best reads 'Barry the fish with fingers'.


Under the Sea WordsearchUnder the Sea - I Spy !Under the Sea - Counting



day 10 Day 11 day 12 day 13
day 14 day 15 day 16 day 17
day 18 day 19 day 20  



Doubling activity guide Drama With The Llamas ppt Hungry Panda Posters Hungry Panda Prompt Card
doubling problems Doubling Donuts Activity Double machine Activity Cards Double Machine Prompt Card
Bamboo Number Cards Collecting Seashells Activity    



Week beginning Monday 1st June

Huge Bag of Worries work scheme



This half term we are going to send the Phase 4 time to read sheets to be completed at home. Any children attending school will also be completing the same sheets.  The children in Reception have not been taught phase 4 previously at school and therefore we thought it might be useful to give you some additional information about this phase. 

The purpose of this phase is to consolidate children’s previous knowledge. They should now be blending confidently to work out new words. They should be starting to be able to read words straight off, rather than having to sound them out. They should also be able to write every letter mostly correct. They should be able to say all previous phonemes they have been taught in phase 2 (s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d,g,o,c,k,ck,e,u,r,h,b,f,ff,l,ll,ss) and phase 3 (j,v,w,x,y,z,zz,qu,ch,sh,th,ng,ai,ee,igh,oa,oo,ar,or,ur,ow,oi,ear,air,ure,er).

Phase 4 concentrates on using children’s previous knowledge on phase.2 and 3 sounds to introduce adjacent consonant. Adjacent consonants are when two or three consonants appear next to each other in a word, but they keep their own sound when blended. For example, if you say the word stop the ‘s’ and the ‘t’ are adjacent consonants and when segmented into the sounds s-t-o-p they keep their own sounds and have their own sound buttons.

Adjacent consonants are different to digraphs or trigraphs such as sh, ch, th, igh because when these two or three letters are next to each other they make one new sound.

The reason we need to teach children the adjacent consonants is the leap from reading 3 sound words (hat) to 4 sound words (limp) is very difficult for many early readers. The step to 5 sound words (print) is even greater. Therefore, children need to spend time learning the adjacent consonants to help them read 4 or more sound letter words.

Please remember that all children learn and their own pace and If you feel your child is not ready to move onto phase 4 please continue to work on the sounds, you think they need to work on.

All of the phase 3 time to read sheets are available on the school website and there are a range of other resources and activity ideas available online. Phonics play is a good resource (https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk) and provide online activities that most children enjoy. Also Twinkl (https://www.twinkl.co.uk) have a range of activities.


If you have any questions or need any help, please contact your child’s class teacher.


Phonics Sheets 

Sheet 1

Sheet 2

Sheet 3

Sheet 4

Sheet 5

Sheet 6

Sheet 7

Sheet 8

Sheet 9


Week beginning Monday 18th May

Get Moving & Be Happy

Please click image to take part in our star challenges by completing different activities.  Please upload any work to share on evidence me or via email. 

Reading books- Monday 18th May 


Home Learning- Monday 4th May to Monday 18th May


Farmyard Hullabaloo  click to see activities linked to the story


Please click the book to listen to Miss Milner read the story


Reading Books for week- Monday 11th May

Pink Level- I Can Help

Red Level- Snap

Yellow Level- Milo's Moustache



Beginning Monday 4th May                            

Pink level- The Farmers Lunch

Red Level- Jack and the Beanstalk 

Yellow Level-Bobs Secret Hideaway


Phonics- Time to Read Sheets

sh                     oa                ow          

th                     oo                 oi   

ng                                         ear  

ai                      ar                 air

ee                     or                 ure

igh                    ur                 er



Online Learning and Lessons


Home Learning -Monday 20th April to Monday 4th May

very hungry caterpillar.pdf                                                                                              

Some ideas and activities all about The Very Hungry Caterpillar relating to the different areas of the curriculum. 



Time to read sheets (Phonics)

ch sheet.pdf

j sheet new.pdf

qu sheet.pdf

sh sheet.pdf

th sheet.pdf

v sheet.pdf


x sheet.pdf

y sheet.pdf

z sheet.pdf


Reading for the week beginning 20/04/2020 

Please see below the recommended books for each colour band.


Pink - Getting dressed

Red – In the Dark 

Yellow – Rat-a-tat-tat 


We are asking the children to only read one book a week to allow over learning and consolidation to help with this we have put together some suggested activities for each specific book, please see below the information and activities for each book this including words your child might find difficult.


Getting dressed - pink.pdf

In the Dark - red.pdf

Rat-a-tat-tat - yellow.pdf


If you need any help, would like some guidance or would like to show us what you and your child have been doing please feel free to email their class teacher 






We hope you are all keeping well, and we look forward to hearing from you soon. 

Miss Milner, Mrs Best, Mrs Wignell, Mrs Johnson and Mrs Clayton. 



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