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Willow (Foundation Stage and Year 1)

Welcome to Willow!

 

Willow class (Foundation & Year 1) is taught by Mrs Jenkins and Miss Gould with the support of Mrs Blackford, Miss Collett and Ms Simeone. This is for children aged 4-6. 

Our class!

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Homework

Homework is given out on a Thursday and is due in the following Wednesday.

Year 1 children have their homework mat to choose tasks from while Foundation Stage are concentrating on the sounds for the week which go home in their phonics book.

PE

PE is taught on a Wednesday afternoon. However, PE kits should remain in school at all times and they will be sent home at the end of term.

Easter week activities April 2020

Homework & Online Learning Resources

In the event of school closure, all children will be sent home with a range of homework which has been specifically organised by their class teacher.  

 The Home Learning document provides a range of topic related activities, which you may like your child to complete at home.  

 

Children should be encouraged to keep reading every day, practise their phonics, draw and get outside to play too!

 

We are putting links to free online learning resources too. Please see the link below for our Foundation and Year 1 children

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/early-years-teaching-resources/zhhf92p

 

Phonics Play

To access a range of games to support your child's learning of phonics go to Phonics Play. Phonics pay have made all their resources free for the time being by using the username: march 20 and the password: home. This is a great resource for supporting the teaching of reading. 

 

White Rose Maths

White Rose have created a range of home learning maths activities. Click here to find them. 

 

Twinkl

To access a wide range of educational resources from Twinkl, please go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS.  You will find it really useful to access the Parents’ Hub which contains hundreds of educational activities designed for use at home.  For Reception (EYFS) parents, please take a look through the Twinkl EYFS for Parents area to find some really useful guides and activities to share. 

 

Remember to stay safe online.

 

If you need help you can contact any of the following services (click on the words to follow a link)

 

NSPCC

Childline

CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection)

Foundation Stage home learning activities 30.3.2020 

Choose a picture that you like on

https://www.onceuponapicture.co.uk/

 

Can you write a simple sentence to go with the picture?

 

Find a collection of objects in your house such as a box of buttons, the cutlery drawer, a box of Lego etc.

Can you count how many of each object there are?

How many forks? How many square buttons? How many blue bits of Lego?

Work through the Easter Egg Hunt PowerPoint. Use the positional language that we have spoken about in class to describe where the Easter egg is.

 

(the resources for this are underneath this table)

Edinburgh zoo are live streaming certain animal exhibits on their website. Choose your favorite animal and draw a picture of them. Can you find an interesting fact about them?

Have you seen the picture on Facebook/Twitter of the rainbow that the children coming to school have made and put in the window of our classroom? Could you make your own picture of a rainbow and take a photograph to share with us?

Make an Easter card for a neighbour, family member or friend who may be self-isolating or need some cheering up. Can you draw a beautiful picture on the front, and write a cheerful message inside?

 

Year One home learning activities 30.3.2020

Look at the picture of the day on

http://www.pobble365.com/ Chose some activities that are underneath the picture to complete.

 

You can scroll across to find a different picture if you prefer.

Count different objects at home and see if you can find their doubles and halves. (e.g How many forks do you have in your cutlery drawer? How many would you have if you had double? How many would you have if you had half?)

Look through the Easter story PowerPoint. Draw a comic strip of the Easter story or sequence the images so they are in the right order.

 

(all resources for this are underneath this table)

Edinburgh zoo are live streaming certain animal exhibits on their website. Choose your favorite animal and find five interesting facts about them.

Some of you have taken home the plants you planted in Science. Make a plant diary where you look at your plant and carefully draw it every day to see how it changes.

(you could also find a YouTube video that shows a plant growing to help you)

Make an Easter card for a neighbour, family member or friend who may be self-isolating or need some cheering up. Can you draw a beautiful picture on the front, and write a cheerful message inside?

Foundation Stage home learning ideas

25 Non Screen Home Learning Activities

25 Non Screen Home Learning Activities 1

Lego Challenge

Lego Challenge 1

Physical Activity

Yoga for Kids!
Follow along as Sophia Khan leads a fun and family-friendly introduction to yoga. You'll get to warm up, practice breathing and poses, and relax into a power...

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