Working From Home

This page of the website has been developed to provide parents with some examples of work and activities that can be completed with the children if they are self isolating. These activities and websites can also be used to supplement work packs that will be provided during any future school closures. 
Helpful resources 
Nursery 
 
Key Learning 
 
Reading: 

Listens to and joins in with stories and poems, one-to-one and also in small groups.

Joins in with repeated refrains and anticipates key events and phrases in rhymes and stories.

Suggests how the story might end.

Listens to stories with increasing attention and recall.

Describes main story settings, events and principal characters.

Shows interest in illustrations and print in books and print in the environment.

Recognises familiar words and signs such as own name and advertising logos.

Looks at books independently.

Holds books the correct way up and turns pages.

 

Writing:

Sometimes gives meaning to marks as they draw and paint.

Ascribes meanings to marks that they see in different places.

 

Number: 

Uses some number names and number language spontaneously.

Uses some number names accurately in play.

Recites numbers in order to 10.

Knows that numbers identify how many objects are in a set.

Beginning to represent numbers using fingers, marks on paper or pictures.

Sometimes matches numeral and quantity correctly.

Compares two groups of objects, saying when they have the same number.

Shows an interest in numerals in the environment.

Realises not only objects, but anything can be counted, including steps, claps or jumps.

 

Shape, Space and Measures:

Shows an interest in shape and space by playing with shapes or making arrangements with objects.
Shows awareness of similarities of shapes in the environment.
Uses positional language - over, under, next to, on top of, besides
Shows interest in shape by sustained construction activity or by talking about shapes or arrangements. Uses shapes appropriately for tasks.
Beginning to talk about the shapes of everyday objects, e.g. ‘round’ and ‘tall’. 
Reception 
 
Key Learning 
 

Reading:

Children read and understand simple sentences.

They use phonic knowledge to decode (sound out) regular words and read them aloud accurately.

They also read some common irregular words.

They demonstrate an understanding when talking about what they have read.

 

Writing:

Children use their phonic knowledge to write words in ways which match their spoken sounds.

They write some irregular common words.

They write simple sentences which can be read by themselves and others.

 Some words are spelt correctly and others are phonetically plausible.

 

Numbers:

Children count reliably with numbers from 1 to 20, place them in order and say which number is one more or one less than a given number.

Using objects, they add and subtract two single-digit numbers.

They count on or back to find the answer.

They solve problems, including doubling, halving and sharing.

 

Shape, space and measures:

Children use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems.

They recognise, create and describe repeating patterns.

They explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and use mathematical language to describe them.

Year 1
 
Key Learning
 
Reading:
Share a book every day
Predict what might happen next whilst reading and talk about what has happened in the book after finishing each reading session.
Look at the sounds in Phase 2,3,4 and 5 phonics.
 
Writing: 
Write the days of the week using capital letter at the beginning of each day.
Write a sentence every day with a capital letter to start, finger spaces between words and punctuation at the end.
Spell 5 different common exception words every day. 
 
Maths: 
Learn and practise  number bonds to 10 and 20. 
Add and subtract two number under 20. 
Count forward and back within 100.
Find 1/2 or 1/4 of a shape or an amount. 
 
Year 2
 
Key Learning 
 
Reading:
Read everyday to build up fluency.
Answer questions about the book and find the evidence from the text. (Parents can use Reading Bookmarks to support with questioning.)
Discuss meanings of words and think/find words that have the same meaning.
Learn and practise the Year 2 Common Exception Words.  
 
Writing: 
Write different sentences including - statements, questions, exclamations and commands - ensuring capital letters and punctuation is used correctly. 
Write sentences using the conjunctions - when, if, that, because, or and but.
Write sentences using adjectives and adverbs. 
Spell Year 2 Common Exception Words correctly.
 
Maths: 
Count forwards and back in 2's, 5's, 10's and 3's. 
Add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers using written strategies. 
Number bonds and subtraction facts to 20 and 100. 
Identify fractions of numbers - 1/2, 1/4, 1/3, 3/4, 2/3.
 
Useful songs and videos
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDE6i_ZZkFU - Get dressed for the day song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP1blVh1ZQM - See it, Say it, Sign it letters of the alphabet 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPtYpqEwEHo - Phase 4 consonant clusters 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-cARYvdtB4 - Counting in 2’s, 5’s10’s 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kq4rDi2CigU – Year 2 Common Exception Words 

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