Class Newsletter

Diary Dates

Forest School: Tuesday (every other)

PE Kit: Thursday (indoor) and Friday (outdoor)

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HOME LEARNING SECTION

In this section you will activities to support your child’s learning at home.

Early Years Picture News

Below you will find the Early Years picture news. It is all about a picture and thinking questions, great for speaking and listening.

Picture News – statues
Picture News – All about zoos

Moving on up… (wb 13.7.20)

Have a go at the fun activities planned all around the theme ‘Moving on up’ and ‘Marvelous Me!’.

Marvelous Me!

Snail and the Whale… (wb 6.7.20)

Have a go at the fun activities planned all around the text ‘The Snail and the Whale’.

Snail and the Whale

Monster Mash… (wb 29.6.20)

Have a go at the fun activities planned all around the theme ‘Monster Mash’.

Monster Mash Grid

Picture News – All about zoos

Teddy Bears’ Picnic… (wb 22.6.20)

Have a go at the fun activities planned all around the theme ‘Teddy Bears’ Picnic’.

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Alien Invasion… (wb 15.6.20)

Have a go at the fun activities planned all around the book ‘Here Come The Aliens’ and ‘Aliens Love Underpants’.

Alien Invasion learning grid

A little help…

LPDS (our school advisory team) have started to create resources to help support parents of children in EYFS. I will upload and post those documents here.

LPDS – Communication and Language support

Phonics section

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPW-ZkhRUPY    (phase 5 phonics sounds)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R087lYrRpgY  (phase 3 tricky words song)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NOzgR1ANc4   (phase 4 tricky words song)

Owl Babies… (wb 8.6.20)

Have a go at the fun activities planned all around the book ‘Owl Babies’.

Owl Babies

Over the Rainbow…

Have a go at the fun activities planned all around the book ‘The Colour Monster’.

Acorns (SJ) Home Learning Grid – Over the Rainbow

Handa’s Surprise

Have a go at the fun activities planned all around the book ‘Handa’s Surprise’.

Acorns Home Learning Grid ‘Handa’s Surprise’

Little Red Riding Hood

Have a go at the fun activities planned all around the book ‘Little Read Riding Hood’.

Little Red Riding Hood

Guess How Much I Love You

Have a go at the fun activities planned all around the book ‘Guess How Much I love You’.

Guess How Much I Love You

http://www.guesshowmuchiloveyou.com/childrens-activities (Guess How Much I Love You website)

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/T-N-016-100-Square (link to a hundred square)

Zog

Have a look at the activities we have planned, all based around ‘Zog’. Have fun!

Acorns (SJ) Learning Grid – Zog

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bwdw8y/zog  (video of Zog on BBC iplayer)

https://www.forestryengland.uk/resource/zog-activity-sheets    (Zog activity sheets)
https://www.gruffalo.com/activities/activities/zog-coluring-sheet  (Julia Donaldson website)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvTcpfSnOMQ  (counting by 2s)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EemjeA2Djjw  (counting by 5s)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYRTtwZGwj8   (counting by 10s)

Jack and The Beanstalk

Have a look at the activities we have planned, all based around ‘Shark in the Park’. Have fun!

Jack and the Beanstalk
Phase 2 3 4 tricky word mats

Shark in the Park

Have a look at the activities we have planned, all based around ‘Shark in the Park’. Have fun!

The Shark in the Park
Phase 2 3 4 tricky word mats
Parent Letter for Shark in the Park

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Another fantastic book for you and lots of new activities. Have fun!

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Bear Hunt Activities

Miss Cavaney and Mrs Jabeen love ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’. Watch the video and then have a go at the different activities. Have fun!
Bear Hunt Activities

Hello to all Parents

The Acorns team would like to welcome you to our class page. You will find lots of information on this page from our class newsletters to our topic webs, we will also share with you our learning in pictures so that you can see what has been happening. Learning links are available at the bottom of the page.  For more information about our Foundation Unit please see your welcome booklet.  Enjoy! Acorns Welcome Booklet

Meet the Teachers

My name is Mrs Jabeen and I am the class teacher. This year in Acorns, I am supported by Mrs Dean (Class TA) and Jill Smith (supporting School Readiness and Nurture). My PPA time will be covered by Mrs Todd and Miss Ward.

Useful Resources

High frequency and tricky word checklist – please take a look at this and check which words your child can read.

Phase 2 sound mat

Phase 3 sound mat

Phonics Play is a website that we have already recommended to a lot of parents. Please have a look and explore the phonics games. Please check with either Mrs Jabeen or Miss Fielding if you are unsure what phase your child is working on. Click on the picture below to go directly to the website.

 

Phonics play picture

Purple Mash, an online resource to practise ICT skills and apply what the children have learnt. Click on the picture below to go straight to the login page.

Purple mash icon