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EYFS Parent Blog

Our EYFS team will update this on a weekly basis with an overview of the upcoming week's topics and themes, in order for parents to support at home.

 

Reception 28th March -1st April 2022

Literacy -Going over phase 2 phonics-s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d,g,o,c,k,ck,e,u,r,h,b,f,ff,l,ll and ss. Learning tricky words the,to,I,no,go,into,is, as, put, pull and full, and, push, was, you, they and my. The children will be learning to use phonics sounds to read and write simple CVC words e.g. cat, hen, peg etc and we will begin to write simple sentences e.g. hop on a log. We will also be introducing phase 3 phonemes(sounds) to the children (j,v,w,x,z,y and digraphs/trigraphs ai, ee, igh, oa, qu, sh,ch, nk,ng and th)  

Please find the link below to access information on our new phonics program and resources.

https://www.littlewandlelettersandsounds.org.uk/resources/for-parents/

 

Reading Challenge - We would like you to reading with your child at least three times a week and comment in their reading journals. Class teachers will be rewarding children that have three comments in their reading journals. At the end of each term children with the most stars on the Reaching Challenge board will receive a prize. 

Maths- Children will be learning about number bonds to 5 and 10. They will be using objects to solve simple problems.  

Understanding the World- Learning about the roles of a teacher in our community and learn about Easter.

Reception 14th March -18th March 2022

Literacy -Going over phase 2 phonics-s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d,g,o,c,k,ck,e,u,r,h,b,f,ff,l,ll and ss. Learning tricky words the,to,I,no,go,into,is, as, put, pull and full, and, push, was, you, they and my. The children will be learning to use phonics sounds to read and write simple CVC words e.g. cat, hen, peg etc and we will begin to write simple sentences e.g. hop on a log. We will also be introducing phase 3 phonemes(sounds) to the children (j,v,w,x,z,y and digraphs/trigraphs ai, ee, igh, oa, qu, sh,ch, nk,ng and th)  

Reading Challenge - We would like you to reading with your child at least three times a week and comment in their reading journals. Class teachers will be rewarding children that have three comments in their reading journals. At the end of each term children with the most stars on the Reaching Challenge board will receive a prize. 

Maths- Children will be learning about 3D shapes, comparing heights and length. They will be using objects to solve simple problems.  

Understanding the World- Learning about the roles of the dentist in our community.

 

Reception 7th March -11th March 2022

Literacy -Going over phase 2 phonics-s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d,g,o,c,k,ck,e,u,r,h,b,f,ff,l,ll and ss. Learning tricky words the,to,I,no,go,into,is, as, put, pull and full, and, push, was, you and they. The children will be learning to use phonics sounds to read and write simple CVC words e.g. cat, hen, peg etc and we will begin to write simple sentences e.g. hop on a log. We will also be introducing phase 3 phonemes(sounds) to the children (j,v,w,x,z,y and digraphs/trigraphs ai, ee, igh, oa, qu, sh,ch, nk,ng and th)  

Reading Challenge - We would like you to reading with your child at least three times a week and comment in their reading journals. Class teachers will be rewarding children that have three comments in their reading journals. At the end of each term children with the most stars on the Reaching Challenge board will receive a prize. 

Maths- Children will be learning to identify odd and even numbers and they will also be counting in 2’s. They will be using objects to solve simple problems.  

Understanding the World- Learning about the roles of the doctor and paramedic in our community.

 

Reception 28th February -4th March 2022

Literacy -Going over phase 2 phonics-s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d,g,o,c,k,ck,e,u,r,h,b,f,ff,l,ll and ss. Learning tricky words the,to,I,no,go,into,is, as, put, pull and full. The children will be learning to use phonics sounds to read and write simple CVC words e.g. cat, hen, peg etc and we will begin to write simple sentences e.g. hop on a log. We will also be introducing phase 3 phonemes(sounds) to the children (j,v,w,x,z,y and digraphs/trigraphs ai, ee, igh, oa, qu, sh,ch, nk,ng and th)  

Reading Challenge - We would like you to reading with your child at least three times a week and comment in their reading journals. Class teachers will be rewarding children that have three comments in their reading journals. At the end of each term children with the most stars on the Reaching Challenge board will receive a prize. 

Maths- Children will be learning to subtract from 10. They will be using objects and a number line to solve simple subtraction problems.  

Understanding the World- Learning about the roles of the police and firefighters in our community.

 

Reception 7th - 11th February 2022

Literacy - Going over phase 2 phonics-s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d,g,o,c,k,ck,e,u,r,h,b,f,ff,l,ll and ss. Learning tricky words the,to,I,no,go,into. The children will be learning to use phonics sounds to read and write simple CVC words e.g. cat, hen, peg etc and we will begin to write simple sentences e.g. hop on a log. We will also be introducing phase 3 phonemes(sounds) to the children j, v, w, x, z, y and digraphs qu, ch, sh, th, ng, ee, ai, oa and igh.   

Reading Challenge - We would like you to reading with your child at least three times a week and comment in their reading journals. Class teachers will be rewarding children that have three comments in their reading journals. At the end of each term children with the most stars on the Reaching Challenge board will receive a prize. 

Maths - The children will be learning about 2D and 3D shapes. Ask the children to identify different shapes in their environment. Please practise counting and ordering numbers 0-10. Please practice writing numbers 0-10 with your child/children.  

Understanding the World - Looking at maps of the world and using the globe to locate different countries. We will be learning all about India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. On Friday the 11th February we will be having an international dress up day. Please dress your child in your traditional clothing from your culture. Please wear sensible shoes.

 

Reception 31st January-4th  February 2022

Literacy - Going over phase 2 phonics-s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d,g,o,c,k,ck,e,u,r,h,b,f,ff,l,ll and ss. Learning tricky words the,to,I,no,go,into. The children will be learning to use phonics sounds to read and write simple CVC words e.g. cat, hen, peg etc and we will begin to write simple sentences e.g. hop on a log. We will also be introducing phase 3 phonemes(sounds) to the children j, v, w, x, z, y and digraphs qu, ch, sh and ng.   

Reading Challenge - We would like you to reading with your child at least three times a week and comment in their reading journals. Class teachers will be rewarding children that have three comments in their reading journals. At the end of each term children with the most stars on the Reaching Challenge board will receive a prize. 

Maths - The children will be learning about ordinal numbers 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc and learning to put them in the correct order. Please practice writing numbers 0-10 with your child/children.  

Understanding the World - Looking at maps of the world and using the globe to locate different countries. We will be learning all about China and Chinese New Year.    

 

Reception 24th  -28st January 2022

Literacy -Going over phase 2 phonics-s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d,g,o,c,k,ck,e,u,r,h,b,f,ff,l,ll and ss. Learning tricky words the,to,I,no,go,into. The children will be learning to use phonics sounds to read and write simple CVC words e.g. cat, hen, peg etc and we will begin to write simple sentences e.g. hop on a log. We will also be introducing phase 3 phonemes(sounds) to the children (j,v,w,x,z,y).

Reading Challenge - We would like you to reading with your child at least three times a week and comment in their reading journals. Class teachers will be rewarding children that have three comments in their reading journals. At the end of each term children with the most stars on the Reaching Challenge board will receive a prize. 

Maths- Children will be learning to add numbers together using different methods (objects, number line). They will also be looking at time this week. Please encourage the children to look at features of a clock and do simple addition.

Understanding the World- Looking at maps of the world and using the globe to locate different countries. Looking at countries in Europe, such as Italy, Germany and France. Recognising flags from different countries.   

 

Reception 17th  -21st January 2022

Literacy -Going over phase 2 phonics-s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d,g,o,c,k,ck,e,u,r,h,b,f,ff,l,ll and ss. Learning tricky words the,to,I,no,go,into. The children will be learning to use phonics sounds to read and write simple cvc words eg cat, hen, peg etc and we will begin to write simple sentences eg hop on a log. 

Maths- Heavy and light, using balancing scales and to make predictions and discuss why they think items may be heavy and light. Comparing capacity using sand and water. Which bottle holds the most water? 

Understanding the World-  Looking at maps of the world and using the globe to locate different countries. Looking at counties in Europe, such as Romania, Albania, Portugal etc. Recognising flags from different countries.