Glebe Primary School


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Welcome to Reception!


We will be using this page to upload any home learning activities.  Please still use Tapestry to keep us updated on how your home learning is going and any activities you are enjoying together as a family. 


EYFS development is mainly learning through play.  Our home learning will have a mix of structured activities as well as using the world around us to develop life skills.  


Things children could be doing on a daily basis:


Getting themselves dressed and undressed independently.  (Physical Development) Can they rehearse doing zips and buttons as well as turning their clothes around if inside out? 


Laying the table: (Mathematical Development) Counting out the correct number of knives, forks, spoons, mats etc. 


Reading stories and looking at books: (Literacy/ Communication and Language): What is the story about? Did you enjoy it? Why?  How are the characters feeling?  What might happen next?  Your could also look at non-fiction books - what page is ___ on?  Can you find that page?  Read the glossary to learn what new words mean.  


Spring: (Understanding the World) If you have a garden - keep a look out for the changes that happen in spring.  What changes can we see?  What is happening?  You may even want to do some planting, gardening or watering the plants.  


Stay safe! 

From all of the EYFS team 

Home learning w/b 13.07.20

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Home learning 20.04.2020

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Our Daily Routine


9-9.30am Phonics 


9.30-10.30am: Learning through play - with a literacy adult led activity 


10.30-11am: ASSEMBLY/ BREAK 


11am - 12pm: Learning through play - with a topic focus 


12-1pm: LUNCH


1-1.30pm: Maths 


1.30-2.30pm: Learning through play.  


2.30-3pm: Story time


Our learning through play supports the following areas of the curriculum:
1. Personal, Social and Emotional Development - making relationships, self-confidence and self awareness, managing feelings and behaviour 

2. Communication and Language - speaking, listening, understanding 

3. Physical Development - moving and handling, health and self care

4. Literacy - reading and writing 

5. Mathematical Development - Number/ Shape, space and measure 

6. Understanding the world - People and Communities, The World, Technology 

7. Expressive arts and deign - Using media and materials, being imaginative 

EYFS: Reception 

Hedgehog and Squirrel classes


Hedgehog class: Teachers: Mrs Baker and Mrs Smith 

                            LSA:  Mrs Waggon    


Squirrel class: Teacher: Mrs Miller 

                       LSA: Miss Sparkle 

                       EPHIC support: Mrs P, Mrs Jeffrey and Mrs Grant 


Spring 2: Our topic is Eggstravanganza! 


Medium Term Plans 2019/2020

Traditional Tales

Linked to our Traditional Tales topic, the children made Little Red Riding Hood a jam sandwich for her picnic basket, used real objects to make the Three Little Pigs a new house and made the Three Bears some more porridge after Goldilocks ate theirs! 

Outdoor Maths: Addition

Our Maths skills are taught inside and outside the classroom.  We learn number skills including number recognition, counting, ordering, addition/ subtraction as well as recognising one more/ one less than a number. 

The children also learn about shape, space and measure.  

Literacy: Reading

Our topics are planned around books or enhanced by stories.  The children have a reading area inside each classroom as well as a story telling chair and gazebo outside.  We enjoy sharing books as a group, class or individually.  Reading is an important part of our curriculum.  

Literacy: Writing

The children explore writing skills through adult led and free flow activities.  We support them to write their own name using a capital letter for the first letter and then lower case letters for the rest.  We also encourage them to write words and sentences that are phonetically spelt linked to their interests and our topics.  Writing is taught and encouraged both inside and outside the classroom and we use different tools and materials including pencils, chalk, crayons and felt pens.