Nursery

 

Welcome to our Nursery class page

What we are learning in Nursery this week:

Click below to find out information on how you can help your child complete the Summer reading challenge:

Summer reading challenge

Week beginning 6th July – 11th July

Dear children and parents,

We would love it if you could take part in this year’s Spirited Arts competition! Hundreds of schools from around the world will be taking part but we know we are the best!

Please open this word document to find out more about the competition and its themes. ->6th July Spirited Art competition

I look forward to seeing your great art work!

Miss Frodsham

6th July

Reading Books– Your child’s name is next to the link for their reading book this week. You will need to set up an account on the website but this is free of charge. If there are any issues with the book your child has been given please email us at homework@stpetersnewman.co.uk

This week the reading book for Elias, Ibrahim, Amelia, Ebun and Oliver will be “The fishing trip”

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/interactives/13007.html

For all other children this week will be “The Lost Teddy”

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/interactives/26585.html

If you think your child would be ready to do dome sounding out you could try this very simple book down below also called “Max’s Rocket”

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/interactives/13006.html

 

Literacy- Reading and Writing

If you would like to challenge your child this week to a week’s worth of lessons on a familiar story please click on the link below

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/english

Please then scroll down to the traditional tale: Red Riding Hood

You can complete a lesson a day and there is an activity to go with each lesson. These sessions are aimed for reception and nursery children. Give it a go and if you complete some of the activities send me your work on the homework email.

 

This week as we have been learning about the different seasons and looking closely at summer I thought we could take our learning near to the seaside and think about “Under the Sea”

Click on this link for the nursery rhyme 1,2,3,4,5 Once I caught a fish alive

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?bbc=fishAlive

If you don’t have any books about this at home you could share this story below “Winnie the Witch Under the Sea”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5YE4rxQJhg

 

If you would like to find out more about different sea creatures you can use this power point below to help you or research about your favourite sea creature.

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If you would like to complete some home learning challenges this week to help you with your learning please click below

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Play the “What can you see game?” by clicking below

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Play and learn using these games

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/preschool/animals/ocean/animaloceangame.htm

 

Can you create a model/picture or craft of your favourite sea creature?

 

Maths

This week you can support your children with finding 1 more and 1 less than from a given number using the resources below

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Practise your counting this week by playing this under water counting game

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/underwater-counting

Practise your pattern skills once more with this power point activity

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Phonics

Please continue to work on the sounds of the entire alphabet. Can you child recognise them? Can they say the sound? Can they write the sound?

Challenge- Can your children write the tricky words I, to, no, go, the and into independently?

To practise blending please use the power points below

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Please continue to use these websites to support your child’s learning in this area

https://www.starfall.com/h/abcs/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-2

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

 

 

 

29th June

Reading Books– Your child’s name is next to the link for their reading book this week. You will need to set up an account on the website but this is free of charge. If there are any issues with the book your child has been given please email us at homework@stpetersnewman.co.uk

This week the reading book for Elias, Ibrahim, Amelia, Ebun and Oliver is “Tin Cat”

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/interactives/13009.html

For all other children this week is “The Library”

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/interactives/26587.html

 

This week we will continue to look at the season of Summer closely, learning new vocabulary so that your child can confidently talk about what they can see and happen in this season.

I would also like the children to now start thinking about the differences between all of the seasons over the year now we have looked at them all. Can they talk about how Winter is different to Summer? Do they know some of the months of the year these seasons occur in?

Below are some resources to support you at home with this:

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Below is an interactive game where you can dress the character for the different seasons

https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/evscps.sci.ess.watcyc.dress/dress-for-the-weather/

 

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/scienceforkids/seasons/seasons.htm

Below is also a power point which can also support the children’s understanding of Sun safety.

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Below are some fun Summer activities you can complete with your child.

Summer

 

Maths

This week can the children learn the days of the week and be able to discuss what day it is? Can they tell you what day it was yesterday? Can they tell you what day it will be tomorrow?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXMofxtDPUQ

 

Can the children also learn the months of the year and discuss what seasons happen at which time of year?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5enDRrWyXaw&list=PLqv4y60m_3_BsDssdzvrCueiho5Tc-1j8

Below is a home learning sheet to support the children with using everyday language to talk about time

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This week I would also like you to look at pattern with your children please click on the link below for a lesson to support you in this:

https://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/simple_patterns/eng/Introduction/default.htm

Can you child create or finish a pattern you have started this week and send it to me on the homework email?

Please continue to work through the Ten Town resources this week.

If you would like the children to practise their counting and adding  this week please click below:

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If you would like to have a go at supporting your child with the reception class Oak Academy lesson then please click on the link below

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths

Please then scroll down for the lessons on Calendar and time if you wish to look at these.

 

Phonics

As ever there are some useful links below with fun interactive games to support your children learning the sounds of the alphabet but also to support with early blending skills.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2yf4j

https://www.starfall.com/h/abcs/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-2-games.html

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-2

https://busybusylearning.com/phonics-tricky-words/

I will also set a challenge this week. Can your child have a go at writing some of these words independently and email them into me. Encourage your child to sound out the word and lets see what words they can hear. Good luck:

it, in, on, up

mum, dad, cat, dig, tap, bed, pen

 

 

 

 

22nd June

Reading Books– Your child’s name is next to the link for their reading book this week. You will need to set up an account on the website but this is free of charge. If there are any issues with the book your child has been given please email us at homework@stpetersnewman.co.uk

This week the reading book for Elias, Ibrahim, Amelia, Ebun and Oliver is “Cats”

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/digital_books/1227.html

For all other children your reading book this week is “The hedgehog”

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/interactives/26583.html

Miss Bickerton has read a story for you to enjoy this week children click on the link below to share this together at home.

https://youtu.be/OIDqNHELoQA

 

 

This week we would like you to take a closer look at the new season of weather that we are in. We want to help the children to understand that in the month of June Summer begins. Below are some home learning challenges and resources to help the children talk about and learn all about  signs of summer.

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Have a go at this summer craft this week:

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Enjoy this lovely story together “Plum Summer”

 

 

 

Maths

There are weekly online lessons for children on the Oak National academy they are aimed at Reception children. However this may benefit the children this week. Click below if you would like to try the daily lessons.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths

If you feel your child is ready and needs a challenge have a go at this counting challenge up to 20

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Shape

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Phonics

k/bitesize/topics/zf2yf4j

https://www.starfall.com/h/abcs/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

I Spy and Read Activity

– Phase 2 Set 1 I Spy and Read Activity

– Phase 2 Set 2 I Spy and Read Activity – Phase 2 Set 3

Use this website to recap over pahse 2 sounds, tricky words and blending games.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Recap over these sounds nd play the initial sound game

ck, e, u, r Initial Sounds PowerPoint Game

 

Science

Click below to find some activities to help children develop their scientific exploration

Science Home Learning 2 FINAL

 

 

 

 

15th June

Reading Books– Your child’s name is next to the link for their reading book this week. You will need to set up an account on the website but this is free of charge. If there are any issues with the book your child has been given please email us at homework@stpetersnewman.co.uk

This week Oliver, Ibrahim, Ebun, Elias and Amelia your reading book will be Get Ant

 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/interactives/13011.html

 

For all other children please click on the link below the reading book this week is “The Haircut”

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/digital_books/1408.html

 

This week we will take a closer look at worms. Our story of the week will be Superworm. Please share this story as often as you can with the children and discuss the key events that happen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pZwNie69n8

 

 

Please encourage your child to learn the nursery rhyme of the week “There’s a worm at the bottom of the garden”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqchPrhezxQ

Click below to find some fun ideas to keep yourselves active this week

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Click below to find out some fun facts all about earthworms

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Click below if you would like to know how to make a wormery this week to look at worms more closely

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Some ideas for you to think about this week:

Superworm

 

Maths

This week I would like you to practise using positional language with your children click on the activities below so the children can describe where the worm and teddy are on the different slides.

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More maths home learning (2)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/3-5-years/counting

http://vtcpsa.hwb.wales.gov.uk/maerdy_2d/e_index.html

 

Phonics

Please continue to learn the sounds of the alphabet using these useful links below:

https://www.ictgames.com/phonicsPop/index.html

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2yf4j

https://www.starfall.com/h/abcs/

Below are some free games you can play to practise blending your simple words together

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-2

 

Tricky word practise

Tricky Words

 

 

8th June

This new resource linked to our story of the week has just become available

The Bad Temepered Ladybrd story learning, sharing

This week we will take a closer look at ladybirds. Please click on the link below to read the story of the week.

The Bad tempered Ladybird

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bH6UIYCRmAE

Have a go at some suggested activities linked to the story:

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The-Bad-Tempered-Ladybird-Home-Learning-Challenge-Sheet-Nursery-FS2

t-t-5222-ladybird-life-cycle-powerpoint_ver_2

 

Click on the link below to see Mrs Hackney reading the story of “The Very Lazy Ladybird”

https://youtu.be/0bOtrKE7L0A

 

Maths

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t-n-2545582-eyfs-maths-knows-that-numbers-identify-how-many-objects-are-in-a-set-home-learning-cha_ver_1

 

Phonics

I Spy and Read Activity – CVC Words Set 2

t-l-527169-phase-2-phonics-cvc-blending-powerpoint-english-_ver_4

 

Useful websites

Your child can work through phase 1 and phase 2 games and resources.

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcqqtfr

 

1st June

This half term we will begin by investigating and learning about mini beasts.

This week we will focus our learning on bees.

Have a look and share the story of Bumble bear with the children this week.

 

Try singing and acting out the nursery rhyme this week.

 

Click below to learn facts about bees and their life cycles.

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t-tp-5138-all-about-the-life-cycle-of-a-bee-powerpoint_ver_4

Some ideas to try this week:

T-T-26583-EYFS-Minibeasts-Home-Learning-Challenge-Sheet-Nursery-FS1

 

Maths

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Phonics

Please continue to consolidate your learning with all your sounds and tricky words.

Useful websites below can support your child in their phonic leaning:

https://www.starfall.com/h/index.php?mg=m

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/#

http://www.literactive.com/Download/live.asp?swf=story_files/washing_line_rhyme_US.swf

 

Below on the bitesize website you can select videos to recap over any sound we have learnt so far.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2yf4j

Challenges for the week.

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Don’t forget you can still contact us by email at homework@stpetersnewman.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Your Weekly Home Learning Grid

Home learning 18.5.2020

Click on the link below to see my story of “Rabbit’s Spring Adventure”

https://youtu.be/Qdqi8GvQQfM

 

Click on the link below to see my information book reading on Eggs and Chicks

https://youtu.be/50qep3plYGE

 

It is Mental Health Awareness week and below are some resources that you may like to use or discuss with your children.

talking-mental-health-assembly-powerpoint

being-kind-to-yourself-activity

daily-kind-act-ideas

kindness-postcards-or-postcards-to-those-self-isolating

 

 

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Home learning 11..5. 2020

Markmaking ideas

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Click on the link below to watch the story of the week read by myself “The Teeny Weeny Tadpole”

https://youtu.be/hCaBhUWCU3w

Miss Bickerton has also read a story for the children this week. Click on the link to hear “One More Cuddle”

https://youtu.be/9LC3rWcc5ws

 

Below are a range of practical games and resources from Stokes Speaks Out to support with “Maths at home”

Fishing in the bath Guess how much Hide and seek House dominoes Messy water fun Opposites yoga Shapes around the house

 

Below Mr Sigley has attached a PE Point challenge. Click below to find out more:

Newman P.E Point Challenge

Train like…

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Letter-to-Children-Parents-and-Carers-4th-May

Home learning 4.5.2020

Below I have created a video of myself reading the children the story of “The Crunching Munching Caterpillar” to help them with their learning this week

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leAFPpBcdHo&t=15s

To celebrate VE day from 8th-10 May click below to see fun and exciting activities you can do at home to support your children in learning about this very special day.

VE Day Celebration ideas

Below are some fabulous ideas on how you can create exciting den’s and spaces in your home or outside

Den building

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Letter-to-Children-Parents-and-Carers-27th-April

Home learning 27.4.2020

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Whole School History Project – My Home is My Museum.

We would love you to take part in our exciting whole school History project. It will be fun and everything you need is in your own home! Don’t forget to e-mail us with your finished History project – we cannot wait to see them!

Whole school History project

 

PE Home Learning Letter

Nursery PE Home learning

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Home learning 30.3.2020

Letter to Children, Parents and Carers 30th March

 

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