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Rose Class - Miss Murphy - Reception

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Rose Class – Reception

Reception Distance Learning – Rose Class

Hello everyone - we hope you are all well. We are uploading home learning daily on our 'hwb.' 

Read Write Inc Sound Mat


Here are the Reception key words 

Here are the key words we practise in Reception. Words can be practised at home in different ways - you could ask children to practise reading or writing them. You can create a lotto game with the words if you printed them out etc. You could make it into a game e.g. by saying - when you see mum you have to shout ‘got ya!’ 


















































As your are aware, we have been learning 'sounds', how to read and how to write simple words.  We use a scheme called Read Write Inc (RWI)  and we have put together a list of very helpful links to short videos for you and your child to watch together and then practise together. These are designed to help you to support your child during these unusual times.  The children love this scheme and would benefit from watching them together with you, to support what they have been learning in school.  They are not designed to be watched all at once, they are for you to dip in and out of at your leisure.  Just 10 mins at a time, once or twice a day is enough to keep the sounds 'on the boil'. Begin with 'How to say the sounds' -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkXcabDUg7Q

YouTube Video

(Remember, not all children have learned all the sounds yet, but that doesn't stop them from sounding out simple words using the sounds they do know.  EG  cat, mum, pin, sad, etc.   THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO REMEMBER, IS TO HAVE FUN.  


How to say the sounds   -   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkXcabDUg7Q

Learning to spell & write using 'Fred fingers'   -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNb8J97aBSM

Learning to read 'red' 'tricky' words   -   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ILyAA-srW4

Hold a sentence and write a sentence   -   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGz6-SAjSNE

Here is a guide of how to get onto your Hwb Teams to find home learning that has been set:

1) Go to www.hwb.gov.uk (you can google hwb login too) and press log in:

2)      Type in your hwb username and hwb password (you can find this on the school letter)

3) Click on the Menu and into Office 365

4) When in Office, you'll see these columns on the left - click Teams (see red arrow)
5) You can use on the Web or on the app

6) Then you should see your class Teams 'Rose 2020' and check your assignments

 Thank you for your support J

Meet the team!

Miss Murphy - Class Teacher

Miss Brown - Teaching Assistant

In the Spring term our topic will be 'All Aboard.' We will be learning about different transport and journeys that we have been on and would like to go on! 

In Maths we will be continuing to practise reading, writing and counting numbers to at least 10. We will continue with simple addition and introduce subtraction within 10. We will be looking at data collection and handling such as pictograms. The children will have opportunities to explore pattern and sort/classify objects. Children will develop an understanding of time in relation to their daily routines. We will revise 2D shapes and investigate some 3D shapes.

In Literacy we will continue enhancing our speaking and listening skills in a variety of ways such as retelling stories using 'Pie Corbett' actions. Children will continue practising correct letter formation and work on the presentation of their writing. We will carry on teaching 'Read Write Inc' to teach children their sounds and reading strategies. We will continue practising high frequency word recognition and encourage children to independently identify sounds by using the strategies of 'Read Write Inc.' Children will write in lots of different formats e.g. letters, recipes, fact books etc.  

P.E Lessons are on Mondays. Please send children into school wearing their P.E kit on Mondays as they can keep it on all day. The children will not need to bring their P.E kit into school in a bag until further notice. A quick reminder that jewellery should not be worn on P.E days for safety reasons. Thank you.

Outside play - The children will have access to outside play for many of their sessions so it is important that they bring coats every day. Please put their names in coats, cardigans, jumpers etc. so there are no mix ups. Thanks!

Home Learning

We will continue to assign weekly home learning for your child on Hwb and Purple Mash. Letters with logins have already been sent but if you need these again, please let us know.

We have created a 'Blended Learning Approach'. This will be to practise work completed in class. We hope you find these activities fun to complete together.

Homework will be assigned on a Friday and should be completed by the following Wednesday.


We have provided each child with a reading record file. Please ensure the reading files are brought back every Friday so that they can be quarantined over the weekend. New books will be added and files will be given back out on a Monday. We have also added key words to be learnt off by heart in their yellow reading record - please tick off or colour the word when your child learns a word and we will update these keywords when needed. We will also add lotto games to be played at home. Thank you so much for all your support with reading with your child - it has been wonderful to see so many children practising at home and we can see a massive improvement in their skills! Any questions or queries about reading, please feel free to ask.


Children can order a school dinner with their class teacher or alternatively bring their own packed lunch from home. You can pay for school dinners online via Parent Pay. Any issues with Parent Pay, please ring the office on 01633 816047. Please let us know if your child has any dietary requirements or allergies - many thanks! 

Water Bottles and Snack

Please bring a named water bottle to school containing water only as we are a healthy school. If children would like to bring a healthy snack (fruit ideally), please can they keep it in a box or labelled container or bag. If snack could be kept separate from lunch, this would be very helpful – thank you.

Thank you for taking the time to read this information.  We look forward to another fantastic term where your child will continue to develop and grow.

Many thanks,

The Rose Class staff