Chorley All Saints Church Of England Primary School And Nursery Unit

Love to Learn, Together with the Lord

 HOME LEARNING 11th JANUARY 2021

Please click on the link below for this weeks Home Learning Plan and information. 

Thank you Reception Staff

 11th Jan home learning.docx

HOME LEARNING

WELCOME TO THE HOME LEARNING PAGE FOR RECEPTION CLASS

HERE YOU WILL FIND A WEEKLY HOME LEARNING PLAN ALONG WITH USEFUL WEBSITES, INTERACTIVE GAMES AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR THIS WEEKS PLAN AND INTRODUCTION TO HOME LEARNING.

Home Learning 6th January.docx

 

***HOME LEARNING

Week Commencing 6th July

Good morning, I hope you are all well. here are the links to this weeks home learning activities: 

Click Here for home learning.

Have a good week everyone. 

Week Commencing 29th June 

Good Morning, here is the link to this weeks home learning activities:

Click Here for activities

I have also uploaded a fantastic workbook all about the story "Rainy Day Rabbit" (which seems quite appropriate at the moment!) Its full of really fun activities!

https://www.talk4writing.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/R-Rabbit-F.pdf

Week Commencing 22nd June

Hi everyone, here are the links to this weeks home learning:

click here for Maths and Literacy. There are lots of new activities set for you on purple mash. Log on and click on the 2do button to access

Week Commencing 15th June

Good Morning! Hope you are all keeping safe and enjoying the activities we set each week! Thanks again to all of you for continuing to send us your work and well done if you made it into The Hall of Fame! Here are this weeks tasks:

Click Here for Maths and Literacy activities: 

TOPIC CHALLENGES

Challenge 1 - This weeks' challenges all have an 'Under the Sea' theme. To begin the week click on the link to take a trip under the sea and learn about jellyfish, sea cows, octopuses and more. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zmxqxnb

There is a 'Sea Creature' task on Purple Mash to complete (click on the 2do button to access) Can you draw your favourite sea creature from the video clip and label it?

Challenge 2 -Click on the link to watch the 'Life under the ocean' clip

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/watch/p0159165

Can you complete the 'Under the Sea' reading task on Purple Mash? This story contains lots of our tricky words. Let us know if you managed to read it!

Challenge 3 - Your task today is to learn this fun 'Under the sea' song 

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

We have also set a 'Boat Painting' task on Purple Mash for you.

Challenge 4 - Today we would like you to get creative and make your own sea creature using papier-mache, junk modelling, clay or maybe paint a colourful picture. Don't forget to send us a photo please, it could end up in our hall of fame! Click here for some inspiration

https://www.artycraftykids.com/craft/sea-crafts-kids/

Challenge 5 - We are going to finish off the week by going on an underwater yoga adventure with 'Squish the fish'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhYtcadR9nw

Week Commencing 8th June

Hello Everyone!! Thanks so much for completing last weeks tasks and congratulations if you made it into The Hall of Fame! Keep sending us your amazing work, we really enjoy seeing what you are up to. Here are this weeks tasks:

Click here for Maths and Literacy activities. 

TOPIC CHALLENGES

Challenge 1 - Click on the link to listen to this lesson which explores different seaside sounds. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listen-and-play-at-the-seaside/zvyf6v4

Can you learn the different seaside rhymes?

Challenge 2 - There are 2 new activities for you to complete on Purple Mash (click on the 2do button to access) Can you design your own rock pool and colour in the union flag?

Challenge 3 -  Watch the story of Kipper at the Seaside https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dCdT6tN3WY Can you make your own sandcastle? 

Sandcastle Picture Craft - The Spirited Puddle Jumper

Challenge 4 - Have a look at a map of Great Britain either on a map, globe or online. Can you find any seaside resorts? Make a list of any beaches that you have visited. Can you draw a picture of the seaside and label it using some of the key vocabulary sea, sand, waves, seagull, sandcastle etc

Challenge 5 - Go on an Under the Sea themed yoga adventure with Cosmic Kids 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC83oFEeVZA We would love to see any pictures of your child in their best yoga poses. We have some super yogis in Reception class!

Have fun!

Week Commencing 1st June 2020

Hi, we hope you are all well and have had a nice break in the wonderful sunshine! We have decided to slightly change how we do the home learning activities and rather than updating the website daily, on a Monday morning we will upload a weeks worth of Maths and Literacy activities and a weeks worth of Topic based activities. Please continue to contact us daily though with pictures, videos or any questions you may have!

click here for Maths and Literacy activities.

Our new topic is 'Happy Holidays' We will be setting 5 topic challenges each week. These challenges are designed to be fun, inspiring and child directed. We hope you enjoy them. We would love to see any photographs/videos of your child completing the activities.

Challenge 1 - Click on the link to watch the programme about 'Summer holidays' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwF_29hIkVw '  Talk to your child about the places you visited as a child. Can your child make a poster to show a favourite place they have visited?

Challenge 2 - We have set 3 activities on Purple Mash for you to complete linked to the theme of Summer holidays and Transport. Just log onto Purple Mash and click on the 2do section to access.

Challenge 3 - Can you produce a piece of ‘summer art’ using collage or paint? There are some lovely, simple ideas here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5s7I-Yihso

Challenge 4 - Can you learn a song about summer?. For example ‘Summer holiday’ or ‘I do like to be beside the seaside'. Or maybe try this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=73_y1ESHxqI&feature=emb_logo (the children love singing along to the Out of the Ark songs in assembly!)

Challenge 5 - Have a go at playing some summer themed games. Here is a link to some fun and easy to set up games.  https://www.familyeducation.com/videos/top-summer-games-activities-kids. Perhaps you could even make up your own summer game?

****HOME LEARNING***

Friday 22nd MAY

Literacy

Write a book review of your favourite Traditional Tale this week. Your review could include:

  1. What the story is about
  2. Who were the characters?
  3. Your favourite part of the story
  4. Draw a picture from the story.

Maths

I have attached a challenge sheet all about naming and describing 2D shapes

click here for the activity 

 

 

 

Thursday 21st May

Good Morning, here are today's activities:

Literacy

Watch and enjoy the story of Jack and the Beanstalk

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/short-stories/jackand-the-beanstalk

Watch again – or read the book if you have it. (The above version is also available to print out). Set up a quiz to check your child’s understanding of the story. You could use a buzzer, whistle or anything ‘noisy’ for your child to use when they know the answer! Questions could include: What did Jack swap for the cow? What was special about the beans? Who lived at the top of the beanstalk? How did Jack escape the Giant?

Maths

Go on a hunt for any recyclable 3D shapes: boxes, toilet rolls, kitchen rolls, cans, different shapes containers. can you use these to make a 3D model. it could be a robot, animal, house, castle etc. Use your imaginations and send us your pictures!
Have fun!!  

 

 

Wednesday 20th May 

Good Morning, here are today's activities:

Literacy

Read and enjoy the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears

https://www.worldbookday.com/videos/goldilocks/

Or you may have your own version to share together. Watch again. Pause the reading at key points in the story and ask your child: What happened next? Key points might include: just before Goldilocks eats Baby Bear’s porridge; before she breaks Baby Bear’s chair and before she falls asleep in Baby Bear’s bed. How do you think the three bears felt when they saw everything that Goldilocks had done? How might Goldilocks have felt when she got home and thought about her behaviour? Can you write a letter from Goldilocks to the three bears to say sorry? Remember to use your phonics to help with your sounding out and spelling. Perhaps today’s activities could coincide with everyone in the house having porridge for breakfast. Maybe someone’s could be too hot, etc.

Maths

Using paper, scissors and glue can you make your own 2D shape picture?

click here for some ideas

Tuesday 19th May

Good Morning! Here are today's activities:

Literacy

Read and enjoy the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears:

https://www.worldbookday.com/videos/goldilocks/

Or you may have your own version to share together. Watch again. Pause the reading at key points in the story and ask your child: What happened next? Key points might include: just before Goldilocks eats Baby Bear’s porridge; before she breaks Baby Bear’s chair and before she falls asleep in Baby Bear’s bed. How do you think the three bears felt when they saw everything that Goldilocks had done? How might Goldilocks have felt when she got home and thought about her behaviour? Can you write a letter from Goldilocks to the three bears to say sorry? Remember to use your phonics to help with your sounding out and spelling. Perhaps today’s activities could coincide with everyone in the house having porridge for breakfast. Maybe someone’s could be too hot, etc.

Maths

Like yesterday, go on a shape hunt around the house! Today see how many 3D shapes you can find. We describe 3D shapes as "solid" shapes. Can you find a sphere, maybe a ball in the garden? Can you find a cylinder, maybe a tin of beans in the cupboard. Or maybe a cardboard box the shape of a cube or cuboid? Take lots of pictures and share them with us! Have fun! 

 

Monday 18th May

Good Morning! I hope you have had a lovely weekend. This week's literacy focuses on Traditional Tales and our maths focus will be shape! I hope you enjoy!

Literacy 

Watch and enjoy The Gingerbread Man, read by Julie Walters:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6DaC9vZLls

Listen and watch again. Discuss the story with your child to check their understanding, e.g. Who baked the gingerbread man? What did the gingerbread man shout each time he escaped from someone? How did the sly old fox trick the gingerbread man? Ask your child to write a list of the people and animals that the gingerbread man escaped from. You could draw pictures of them if you wish. Encourage your child to use their phonics to help them sound out and spell the words.

Maths

Go on a shape hunt around your home or on your daily walk. How many 2D shapes can you find eg rectangles, circles, triangles etc. Can you find a square window or a triangle roof? Make a tally chart of how many of each shape you can see or take some pictures and send them to us! We can't wait to see how many you can find.

Sing the shape song, we sing this a lot at school so the children should be able to sing it to you.

click here for shape song. 

 

 

Friday 15th May

Good Morning and Happy Friday!

Here are today's activities.

Literacy 

Following on from this weeks story, talk to your child about what else is on a farm, apart from animals? Look at the map used in the story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu9mPX7DuLA

Listen to the directions (1:12 – 1:25). What is on the map? Explore some maps of farms online to help you with ideas. Farmer Ted’s can be found here:

https://www.farmerteds.com/farmer-teds-map

Or perhaps you have visited a farm as a family.  Ask your child to design and draw a map of their own farm. They can choose what they’d like to be on their farm! If you have toy farm animals at home, you could use these to help design it. Draw your farm map and label it using phonics to help you sound out and spell the words. Show your farm to an adult and tell them all about it. 

Maths

Sing the doubles song

We sing this a lot in class so the children should be experts!

click here for the song

Write out the doubles for your child eg 1+1 =  2+2 = all the way up to 10+10=. How quickly can they complete the sums? 

Repeat the activity, can they beat their time?! 

Thursday 14th May

Good Morning!
Here are today's activities:

Literacy

Listen to the song Old Macdonald had a Farm and join in with any verses that you know.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UA1OI__fk

Ask your child if there are any animals in the song which are also in the story What the Ladybird Heard. Can they name them? Choose one or two of these animals. Draw and label the animals using phonics knowledge to help spell the words. Write a sentence about your animal if you can. Use some of the video links in the boxes below to find out fun facts about farm animals.

Maths

today we will continue with the doubles theme. watch the power point and recall your double facts then have a go at the game.

click here for power point

click here for game

 

Wednesday 13th May 

Good Morning, here are today's activities:

Literacy

Read some What am I? animal riddles.

https://www.childfun.com/articles/moms/animal-riddleskids/.

If you have toy animals at home you could hide them in a bag and describe them using four clues for your child to guess e.g. I have four legs. I have a curly tail. I have a snout. I say ‘Oink Oink’. What am I? Let children choose and describe a different animal. Help your child to write the riddle down. Encourage them to use their phonics to try to sound out and write unfamiliar words. Share your riddles with your friends and family. Can they guess what each animal is?

Maths

Have a go at doubling the ladybird's spots!

Click here for the activity sheet.

 

Tuesday 12th May

Good Morning! Here are today's activities:

Literacy

Watch and listen to the story What the Ladybird Heard again. Talk to your child about what would have happened if the ladybird had stayed quiet. How would the farmer have felt? Ask your child to imagine that they are the farmer when he finds out that the ladybird saved the prize cow. Make a thank you card for the ladybird from the farmer. Use your phonics and your tricky words to help you write a special message. Decorate the front of the card with any craft materials you have at home.

Maths

Continuing with the farm theme I have attached some farm counting activities.

click here for farm counting .

Monday 11th May

Good Morning! I hope you have had a lovely Bank Holiday Weekend. The weather has been amazing (apart from yesterday). I really enjoyed seeing your VE Day celebrations, thank you so much for sending us your pictures.

Literacy

This weeks topic is 'On the Farm' with lots of activities linked to the wonderful Julia Donalsdon's story What the Ladybird Heard. For today's activity watch and enjoy the story What the Ladybird Heard:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu9mPX7Du LA

Listen again and join in with any animal sounds. Ask your child: What did you like about the story? Which animals lived on the farm? What were the thieves planning to steal? What was the ladybird’s clever plan? What might the ladybird have said at the end? Draw a picture of the ladybird and write a speech bubble, e.g. My plan worked or I saved the prize cow!

Maths 

Sticking with the farm theme I have uploaded some farm subtraction activities. Don't worry if you don't have a printer just do the activities practically using any household objects to represent the items in the pictures.

Click here for today's activity. 

****Please remember to keep sending us your photos, we love seeing them!*****

Thursday 7th May

Literacy

Watch and enjoy the story, Caterpillar Shoes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYa6OLQHrEc  

Talk about who the caterpillar saw on the way. Can they remember? Watch again, this time pausing to write a list of who the caterpillar meets, e.g. a woodlouse. (Extend where possible to write sentence about the creatures, e.g. A friendly woodlouse was under the rocks.) Perhaps you could even make a little folding book from paper with each page saying who the caterpillar met. 

Maths

Click here for today's number of the day activities.

Wednesday 6th May

Literacy

Watch and enjoy The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75NQK-Sm1YY

Write a list of what the caterpillar ate each day, e.g. On Monday he ate one apple etc. Talk to your child about what they like to eat and write their own list, e.g. On Monday I ate one pizza etc. Can you make your own version of the book and illustrate it? 

Maths

Click here for today's number of the day.

Tuesday 5th May

Good Morning, here are today's activities:

Literacy 

Read the book Big, Bad Bug! (Your child may be able to read this independently using their phonics to build and blend the words).

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/digital_books/1215.html

Free Oxford Owl registration will be required to access this.

Talk about where the bugs were found. Retell the story using the pictures to help. Answer questions such as: Where did Biff find her bug? What do you think a bug is? What do you think they were feeling when Dad found a bug as big as a rat? Can your child write the original story, or write their own version as to where they might find a bug? E.g. I found a bug on my window. My mummy found a bug on her hand. etc.

Maths 

Click here for today's number of the day.

Monday 4th May 

Good morning, I hope you have had a nice weekend. This weeks literacy activities link to Minibeasts! There are lots of really fun activities that involve being outside and having fun. Here is today's, I hope you enjoy it and l look forward to seeing your photos!

Literacy

Talk to your child about what a bug is i.e. a small insect. Do they know any names of any bugs? Go on a bug hunt in your garden or look for bugs on a walk. Listen to the song:

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

Then watch the link below to find out some names of bugs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXiaC1TjTXU

Join in saying the names on a second viewing. Clapping the syllables might help, e.g. three claps when saying butterfly – butt-er-fly. Write a list of the bugs that you now know and draw a picture to go with each. Encourage use of phonics and independent writing. Take the list with you on a walk and spot the bugs you can see. Extend to writing sentences e.g. I can see a bee. I can see a … I can see a …etc

Maths

Each day in maths this week I will be giving you a number of the day and different activities to do with that number.

click here for number of the day activities. 

   

Friday 1st May

Happy Friday everyone! Here are today's activities:

Literacy 

Listen and enjoy the I’m a Spring Chicken song, joining in where they can to the chorus:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEey4LZLeG w&t=93s

Watch a chick hatch from its egg:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F38tIGO5TF Y&t=77s

Talk about how it pecks its way out. You could use words like, laid, hatch, peck, tiny, fluffy, feathers. Your child could write about what they have seen. Encourage them to use their phonics to write independently.

Maths 

Todays activities relate to time.

Click here for time activities. 

 

Thursday 30th April

Good Morning! Here are today's activities:

Literacy

Watch and enjoy the nursery rhyme Chick, Chick, Chick, Chick, Chicken: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUBq5RsIYDg

Repeat and join in with the actions. Ask your child to perform it to a grown up or your toys. Watch and enjoy the song Five Little Birds, from 0:06 – 3:12mins:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fLTVrWUtN U&t=844s

Join in with the words if you can. Can you write some words or sentences about the Five Little Birds from the song? 

Maths

Today's activities are all about 3D shapes.

click here for activities.

 

Wednesday 29th April

Good Morning! Here are today's activities

Literacy 

Ask your child what they know about chickens. Write some questions about what they would like to know about them, e.g. Why do chickens have feathers? How many eggs do they lay?
Watch and listen to the information about a chicken:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llsWcPkQZJ4&feature=emb_rel_end

Discuss what they have heard and write a simple fact file about chickens. They could also draw pictures and label them, e.g. feathers, beak, two legs, yellow, fluffy, tiny eyes, etc.

Maths

Here are some more practical activities to try at home. Today's activities relate to size and measuring.

click here for activities 

Tuesday 28th April

Good Morning, here are today's tasks, thank you so much for all your hard work so far, it has been fantastic!

Literacy

Following on from reading the story of Hattie Peck, find out about which animals lays eggs.

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

Draw pictures of them and label them such as penguins, crocodiles, flamingos. Encourage your child to use their phonics to help them spell the words and write labels with their phonic knowledge.  

Maths

Today's activities involve adding and counting on. Again they are practical tasks but do encourage your child to practice writing numbers when carrying out the activities.

click here for maths activities. 

 

Monday 27th April

Good Morning, I hope you have all had a lovely weekend. Here is today's home learning tasks. Like last week, there will be a literacy and numeracy task. We really enjoyed seeing all your pictures last week so please keep sending them to us.

Literacy

Listen and enjoy the story of Hattie Peck by Emma Levey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxmfzZy6kEA&t=58s

Ask your child questions such as, What does Hattie Peck want most of all?, How do you think she feels?, Where does she look for eggs? etc. Retell the story looking back through where she looked to find the eggs, encouraging your child to use words from the book, e.g. clambered, trekked, soared, etc. Ask your child to write how Hattie Peck was feeling at the beginning and at the end of the story, e.g. She was sad/happy. They may think of better words such as miserable/ amazing and write them down. This could be in the form of a sentence, if they are able to. They could write a list of the things Hattie Peck might need for her journey to put in her suitcase, e.g. toothbrush, bag, shampoo.

Maths

Today's maths work includes lots of practical activities for sharing amounts of objects. 

click here for activities .

Have fun!!!!

Friday 24th March

Happy Friday everyone! here are today's activities:

Literacy

Talk to your child about what words rhyme in the book e.g. shark, park. Provide them with some other simple animal words such a, cat, dog, hen and bat. Can they think of other words which could rhyme with each of them and write them down e.g. cat – hat, bat, sat or dog – frog, log, hog etc. They could draw pictures and label them. 

Maths

Todays activities involve practical problem solving involving halving groups of objects.

click here for the halving problem solving activities.

Thursday 23rd April 

Literacy

I hope you have been enjoying the activities this week about Shark in the Park. Here are se more activities linked to the book:

Watch and enjoy the rhyme: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xqosckJ5c

Join in with the words and put actions to the song. Perform it to a grown up or their toys. Draw pictures of which animals they can see in the ocean. Label the pictures using their phonics to spell the word. Can they think of any other animals that might live under the sea/ocean? Add them to the picture and label too.

Maths 

Today's maths activities involve doubling. Remind your child that doubling means adding the same number. 

click here for doubling maths activities.

Wednesday 22nd April 

Literacy

Linking to this weeks book, Shark in the Park, talk to your child about when they have been to the park. You could watch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nj3ZHeMm0Ww .

What did they see? Which was their favourite part? How did they feel when they were there? Ask your child to draw a picture and label it with some of the things you might see in a park. Encourage them to use their phonics to do this. They could write sentences completing this structure e.g. I can see… I can see…

Maths 

Today we are going to focus on one more and one less again. I have uploaded a range of fun activities to support your child with this

click here for activities. 

Tuesday 21st April

Literacy


Good Morning! Today we will be continuing to read Shark in the Park. start this morning by reading the story again https
://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KetuSWDyD0
Why not make a telescope and ask your child to pretend they are Timothy Pope. Can they retell the story to their teddies or another adult? Can they find things around the house with their telescope and write down what they find? E.g. hat, box, apple, dog, bed etc. They could try to use the sounds they know to write down these words.


Maths
Today try ordering numbers 1-20. Write out the numbers and cut them up. ask your child to order the numbers. Make it into a challenge by recording their fastest time!

Have fun and remember to upload your pictures to facebook or seesaw.

 

Monday 20th April 

Literacy

This weeks lessons will all be based around the fantastic book Shark in the Park by Nick Sharratt

Start by listening to the story Shark in the Park being read aloud. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KetuSWDyD0

Repeat listening and joining in with some of the words. Ask your child what their favourite part was and why? What does he see? What does he think it is? What would the shark say if it saw Timothy? Write a speech bubble e.g. I want to be your friend or I can swim fast. Please remember to send us pictures of your work!!!

Maths 

Today's activity is to practice finding one more or one less than any number to twenty. You could do this in a practical way by hiding numbers around the house, showing your child a number then asking your child to find the number that is one more or one less,

I have also uploaded a worksheet to find one more or one less.

click here for the worksheet.

 

 

Literacy:

 

We will:

  • Become more familiar with a wider range of phonics sounds and reading words in sentences.
  • Think about words that rhyme and develop our understanding of rhyme.
  • Write letters, lists, short captions and sentences linked to our class stories.

Reading

Reading is very important to us here at All Saints’ and we cannot over emphasise how important it is for your child to read with you regularly at home every day. You will have received with this letter a leaflet telling you how you can support your child’s reading at home, and please do find time each day to sit and enjoy reading with your child. Your child will have a reading record book that will be used both at school and at home to share progress on your child’s reading. Please make sure your child brings their book bag to school every day.

Maths

We will:

  • Think about one more and one less.
  • Count forwards and backwards to and from 20.
  • adding and subtracting numbers to 20
  • Explore shapes, 2D and 3D.
  • Use language related to time, money, position and measure. 

R.E

We will:

  • Think about celebrations in Christianity and other Faiths.

Homework

Reception homework expectations include: reading daily with your child and recording this in their reading log; recording weekend or special activities in their Time to Talk books as often as possible; and completing three of the homework projects from the half termly homework sheet. Thank you for your support.

Reception Curriculum

At the beginning of each term, your child’s class teacher will send out a new curriculum letter.  These letters outline different topics and activities which will be undertaken over the course of the term.  The letter will also indicate how you can support your child at home. 

Songs to help your children

How to pronounce phonemes:
Phonics Song:
Count to 20 song: 
Geraldine Giraffe phonics videos:

Useful websites and games for Reception Class

The websites listed below are a fun and engaging way to support your child’s learning.