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****Parent information. School is operating a staggered start due to Covid. Reception, Y2, Y4 and Y6 start at 8.40 and finish at 3.15. Y1, Y3 and Y5 start at 8.55 and finish at 3.30. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation.****
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Reception 2 Mrs Pentith

Hello and welcome to Reception 2’s page!

Hello everyone, 

 

We had so much fun at the Play and Stays and we hope you and your children did too! 

 

 

Over the next few weeks we look forward to getting to know each and every child; forming strong relationships, getting to know their likes, dislikes and interests. 

 

We use this page to share pictures and information regarding what we have been learning in class. So keep checking back for new pictures below. 

 

We look forward to working in partnership with you as your children start their school journey. 

 

Please get in touch if there is anything I can do to help, kpentith@firs.trafford.sch.uk

 

Mrs Pentith and Miss Mealor smiley 

Our Classroom

 

Below are some pictures of our classroom. Why not look through them with your child and you can ask them about what they do in each area. 

Our YouTube Channel - Firs Primary EYFS

 

All of our videos are now available on our YouTube channel. You can search 'Firs Primary EYFS' or click this link to find them. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKGOOayeY36tFGvJ_BLqtbQ

 

Keep checking it for new videos smiley

Reception Home Learning

 

Homework will come home each week. It will include a range of practical activities, games and fun learning challenges.

 

In addition to that I have put together a list of websites, videos and social media accounts to aid your child's learning at home. 

 

  • Bug Club - it is extremely important to continue reading daily with your children. The username and password is in their reading folder. 

 

  • Phonics Play. There are lots of games to choose from. Phase 2 will be suitable for Reception at the moment. www.phonicsplay.co.uk username:march20 password:home

 

  • YouTube videos to watch are

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvMyssfAUx0 Phonics – Tricky Words 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R087lYrRpgY Phonics – Tricky Words 3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36IBDpTRVNE ABC Rap

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6a2W8UQP5w&t=120s Maths – Counting Back

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INHYb1RNaMM Maths – Adding

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guNdJ5MtX1A Maths – 3D Shapes

 

  • CBeeBies have some great programs which will help children learn in a fun way

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/do-you-know Science and Investigation

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks Phonics and Reading

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/junk-rescue Being Creative with junk

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/go-jetters Geography and new places

 

  • YouTube has many Just Dance and Cosmic Kids videos which are brilliant to keep your children moving.

 

  • Topmarks website has lots of fun games to play to help number recognition, number ordering, measure, counting etc. Don’t forget to ask your child “How do you know that?” this will help them to use their maths knowledge in a different way.  https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37

 

  • Abcdoes has some fantastic ideas on fun activities to do with your children. All of the ideas have come from Early Years staff and should be able to be done with things around the home.  https://abcdoes.com/home-learning/

 

 

Go-To Art Activities

Here are a range of fun Art activities that you can try out at home! 

Growth Mindset Video

 

As a school, we have been working hard to help the children understand that if they work hard they can achieve their dreams. This belief starts with us in Early Years. People may look at Reception as “playing” but it is so much more than that. Every day children learn new skills which will aid them throughout school and beyond. We learn to keep trying, to change our methods, to compromise and to have pride in our achievements. 

 

This video ... starring our very own Reception children ... shows how we can choose our learning and choose our tomorrow! We hope you enjoy it.  

COOL Time - CHOOSE OUR OWN LEARNING.mov

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Phonics - How to say the sounds

This video tells you how to say all of the 44 sounds that children in Reception will learn. Its also explains some of the language that children will be using when learning phonics.

How to say the sounds just like us!

 

The order of the sounds in the video are as follows...

 

s a t p i n d m g o c k ck e u r h b f ff l ll le ss

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Curriculum Overviews

 

We will be uploading the half termly overviews that link to the areas of our curriculum and tell you the types of activities that we will be doing in school. 

Parents Guide to the Early Years

Handwriting

Week 15 of Distance Learning

Week 10 of Distance Learning

Week 9 of Distance Learning

Week 6 of Distance Learning

Week 4 of Distance Learning

Week 1 of Distance Learning

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