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Reception’s busy week :)

This week we have been learning about Pentecost and the Month of Mary. The children used paints and collage materials to make wonderful pictures or Mary…take a look 🙂

We have also been busy planting sunflower seeds and runner beans in our garden. And we have enjoyed lots of construction play 🙂

Have a lovely weekend 🙂

Reception Newsletter and homework

Click on the link below to download last week’s newsletter and homework. As we mentioned in our parent meetings last week homework is due back to school every Wednesday. Thank you 🙂

Click on the video’s below to practise writing out letter sounds of the week:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rhdda6k7BQ0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NuGXdxthyc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clmk9BMcdEg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TXb8uoSXsU

Click on the link below to practise making the cvc words at home…remember we did this in class last week 🙂

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/tellATRex/index.html

Click on the link below to explore weight, you have to decide which objects are heavier or lighter…remember we did this in class last week!

https://uk.splashlearn.com/measurement-games

The Reception team 🙂

Reception’s return to School! :)

The Children have settled back very well this week! It has been so lovely to see them playing again with their friends, and they have been very good at getting used to school routines again 🙂 Take a look at our pictures to see our busy week! Wishing all of the Reception mum’s a Happy Mother’s Day this Sunday…we hope you enjoy the cards, messages and medals the children made for you…and we hope you enjoy looking after the sunflower seed and pot the children have carefully made for you! (Please send pictures of your sunflowers growing in the next few weeks!)

Have a wonderful weekend, we look forward to more fun next week! The Reception team 🙂

Friday 5th March :)

Happy Friday Reception! We look forward to seeing you all next week, 1 more home learning day to go, you have worked so hard this term! 🙂

Home learning packs! We are busy putting the children’s wonderful home learning in their Me Books and Writing books, thank you for returning packs week 1&2, week 3&4 and week 5&6 to us. If you haven’t return them, please try your best to do so on Monday:)

Here is the link to our Google Meet story time today at 2pm, we hope you can join us, it is always lovely to all come together every afternoon, if your child would like their favourite story to be read in a story time soon please email the title to reception@olsj.co.uk and we will try our best to include the story! 🙂

meet.google.com/hbt-rdqo-dskThis is now the same link everyday 🙂

Please follow the links and videos below for today’s home learning fun!

Phonics: Click on the link for todays th & ng revision lesson. Remember to have your whiteboard and pen ready to practice writing the new phonics words & sight words. After the lesson have a go at completing today’s phonics sheets in your home learning pack. Remember to email your pictures of your hard work to reception@olsj.co.uk 🙂

Click on the link below to play a blending game, can you read the sentences and answer the yes/no questions?

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/tellATRex/index.html

Shared Reading: Our Story of the week is ‘I wish I had a monster’ Click on the link below to watch me reading the story, join in using your reading strategies. Afterwards watch the writing lessons and have a go at today’s activity in your Monday pack. Can you design a Monster? We can’t wait to see your ideas and your sentences describing your monster! 🙂

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-s9w3zJ6ZFA&list=PL5dwwrmc41E1XejvlkpxBTtf6kIk7E_dN&index=39
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq-xWbYmezY&list=PL5dwwrmc41E1XejvlkpxBTtf6kIk7E_dN&index=44

Maths: Money! Join me today to use your coins to practise making the different amounts in the piggy banks! Afterwards have a go at making the totals using different coins, you can use the paper coins in your pack or real coins at home 🙂

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Db7UkvdNYu8

RE: Now that we are in Lent, we are going to think of good things we can do and promises we can make to help others during Lent 🙂 Please watch the video below to see my lenten promise 🙂 Afterwards have a go at writing your lenten promise on the leaf template in your pack. Our leaves will create a beautiful lenten tree in class 🙂 Parents please encourage your child to use their phonics skills to write a sentence about their promise.

Click on the video below to listen to a lovely song about Lent, join in with the words if you can 🙂

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3iG1gkW9R0&list=PLNuS9vIiHKhTxutcvsWGkyfBUtpNgPEQQ

Have a wonderful weekend and we look forward to seeing you all on Monday 🙂

Thursday’s fantastic home learning :)

Thank you for sharing your money and phonics work Iris, we can see you are working hard at home, well done! 🙂

Well done Klea for another day of hard work, you must have concentrated so well to complete your maths, phonics and writing activity! Amazing! 🙂

We are happy to hear that you are enjoying playing ‘shops’ at home Matthew, thank you for sharing your pictures, we love your monster writing too 🙂

Well done Aryan! Wow, you have worked very hard on your phonics and playing ‘shopkeeper’ at home 🙂

Amazing Phonics and monster writing Christina, well done! 🙂

Thursday 4th March

Happy Thursday Reception! We hope you are enjoying your activities in this week! We look forward to seeing you all next week, 2 more home learning days 🙂

Home learning packs! We are busy putting the children’s wonderful home learning in their Me Books and Writing books, thank you for returning packs week 1&2, week 3&4 and week 5&6 to us. If you haven’t return them, please try your best to do so this week 🙂

Here is the link to our Google Meet story time today at 2pm, we hope you can join us, it is always lovely to all come together every afternoon, if your child would like their favourite story to be read in a story time soon please email the title to reception@olsj.co.uk and we will try our best to include the story! 🙂 Please feel free to ask q’s about the return to school next during today and tomorrow’s sessions

meet.google.com/hbt-rdqo-dskThis is now the same link everyday 🙂

Please follow the links and videos below for today’s home learning fun!

Phonics: Click on the link for todays ch & sh revision lesson. Remember to have your whiteboard and pen ready to practice writing the new phonics words & sight words. After the lesson have a go at completing today’s phonics sheets in your home learning pack. Remember to email your pictures of your hard work to reception@olsj.co.uk 🙂

Click on the link below to play a sentence building game 🙂

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/3/sentence-substitution-ph3

Shared Reading: Our Story of the week is ‘I wish I had a monster’ Click on the link below to watch me reading the story, join in using your reading strategies. Afterwards watch the writing lessons and have a go at today’s activity in your Thursday pack. Can you write about how the monster is feeling? We can’t wait to see your sentences describing your monster’s feelings! 🙂

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-s9w3zJ6ZFA&list=PL5dwwrmc41E1XejvlkpxBTtf6kIk7E_dN&index=39
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rkdbCpjUVU&list=PL5dwwrmc41E1XejvlkpxBTtf6kIk7E_dN&index=43

Maths: Money! Join me today to practise using coins to buy items from the fruit shop! Afterwards have a go at paying for one, or two, or three items from the fruit shop 🙂

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XI8qre_HY0

Click on the link below to play a money game at home, remember to look carefully at the coins 🙂

https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/activities/cashing-in/cashing-in.html

Have a lovely day 🙂

Wednesday’s wonderful work :)

Well done Christina, you are a fantastic shopkeeper! We hope you are enjoying exploring money at home 🙂

Thank you for sharing your hard work Kaylen, we love your phonics and monster work 🙂

Well done Emelia, you have worked so hard on your phonics and monster activity, and we hope you are enjoying playing shops!

Well done Annabelle, you have worked so hard on your monster design, well done! 🙂

Thank you for sharing your hard work Klea, we can see how much you have concentrated on your phonics, maths and writing! 🙂

Well done Sofia.S, you have worked so hard today! Wonderful phonics, maths and writing 🙂

Thank you Aryan for sharing your work today! Fantastic phonics, writing and maths, well done 🙂

Wednesday 3rd March

Happy Wednesday Reception! Thank you for sharing your photos yesterday, you are working so well at home. Thank you to all of our Reception families for supporting our home learning so well! We look forward to seeing you all next week, 3 more home learning days 🙂

Home learning packs! We are busy putting the children’s wonderful home learning in their Me Books and Writing books, thank you for returning packs week 1&2, week 3&4 and week 5&6 to us. If you haven’t return them, please try your best to do so this week 🙂

Here is the link to our Google Meet story time today at 2pm, we hope you can join us, it is always lovely to all come together every afternoon, if your child would like their favourite story to be read in a story time soon please email the title to reception@olsj.co.uk and we will try our best to include the story! 🙂

meet.google.com/hbt-rdqo-dskThis is now the same link everyday 🙂

Please follow the links and videos below for today’s home learning fun!

Phonics: Click on the link for todays th & ng revision lesson. Remember to have your whiteboard and pen ready to practice writing the new phonics words & sight words. After the lesson have a go at completing today’s phonics sheets in your home learning pack. Remember to email your pictures of your hard work to reception@olsj.co.uk 🙂

Click on the link below to play a blending game, can you blend the sounds together to read the words 🙂

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/alien-escape?phase=3

Shared Reading: Our Story of the week is ‘I wish I had a monster’ Click on the link below to watch me reading the story, join in using your reading strategies. Afterwards watch the writing lessons and have a go at today’s activity in your Wednesday pack. Can you show how your monster is feeling? We can’t wait to see your ideas and your sentences describing your monster’s feelings! 🙂

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-s9w3zJ6ZFA&list=PL5dwwrmc41E1XejvlkpxBTtf6kIk7E_dN&index=39
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkA5dCRXDmY&list=PL5dwwrmc41E1XejvlkpxBTtf6kIk7E_dN&index=42

Maths: Money! Join me today to practise paying for items at the Bakery shop! Afterwards can you cut out the baked goodies and practise using the paper coins in your pack or real coins to pay for the items? 🙂

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9tZ-IgRJSg

Click on the link below to practise recognising coins in the money game!

https://natwest.mymoneysense.com/students/students-5-8/spot-the-coins/

Have a wonderful day 🙂