Reception

Welcome to the home learning page for our Reception children.

Here you will find lots of enticing and engaging activities to support your child’s learning as we navigate through this difficult time.

We will upload projects to keep both minds and bodies busy each week – please do continue to check these pages regularly. We recommend you do a project a week.

Don’t forget to upload pictures and videos (maximum of 30 seconds) to our assessment and tracking platform – Early Excellence. You received your parent log in pass codes in the Autumn term.

Click here to access your parent log in if you haven’t already done so.

Please don’t hesitate to email Hannah or Naomi should you need any further guidance – or support!

Weekly Projects:

Dinosaur Project – click here for the suggested learning

Sea Creatures Project – click here for the suggested learning

Pirates Project – click here for the suggested learning

Plants and Flowers Project – click here for the suggested learning

Other great resources to keep you busy:

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Thursday 26th March updates:

See what the animals at Edinburgh Zoo are up to on this sunny day. Meet the Pandas, Tigers and Koalas via their live cam here.

For more animal fun, check out Chester Zoo’s learning resource page which has lots of activities for all ages.
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Friday 27th March updates:

For fun and engaging literacy activities to help the children with their reading and writing, check out the IXL website. There are loads of activities to help the children to identify sounds, create words and read sentences.
Click here to check it out.

How about getting creative with maths by using pasta, toys, twigs or some other objects from around the house to help the children with their counting. The IXL maths page covers topics relevant to this years learning so please click here to explore and have a go.

Also, have a look at this fantastic immersive audio experience called now>press>play. Let your imaginations soar to become the main character of your favourite story. The free experience includes the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, which is a favourite in Reception. I know lots of them would love to take on the giant. FEE FI FO FUM…
Click here to find out more.

We have already received some amazing photos and videos of the children learning from home. Please continue to send them over through email or upload via the EEXAT website.

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Monday 30th March updates:

Adults, if you’re in need of help with pronouncing Phonics sounds, check out this very useful website- Oxford Owl.

How to pronounce sounds – click here.

How to blend sounds to read words – click here.

For the children, another suggestion to support phonics and reading is the Reading Eggs app. Through songs and games, the children are rewarded golden eggs for their super reading. They can use these eggs to buy cool items for their avatar. Sounds like fun!

They are currently offering a 30-day free trial for parents. Check it out here.

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Tuesday 31st March updates:

Our topic this week is Sea Creatures. Find out fun and unusual facts about underwater animals at the National Geographic Kids website.

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Wednesday 1st April updates:

Do you have Lego at home? Check out these easy play and learning activities that are fun for children of all ages.

LEGO Family