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Wednesday 22nd April

Wednesday 22nd April 2020 - Morning Everyone!

Morning children and parents! I hope you are well and looking after yourself. Enjoy this precious time you have with your family.

Time to get active!

P.E with Joe Wicks - Monday to Friday 9am live on YouTube - The Body Coach


Morning Prayer - Our Father

What day is it?

What month is it?

What date is it?

What is the weather like?

What is the season?



Practise saying the sounds everyday with your child

Set 1

a b c d e f g h I j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x w z sh ng nk th ch

Set 2

ay ee igh ow oo 00 ar or air ir ou oy

Set 3

ire ear ure ea aw are ur ow oi ai


  • Practise holding a pencil correctly
  • Practise writing each letter correctly   
  • Practise writing words from 45 high frequency words for Reception
  • Playing with playdough strengthens pencil grip
  • Threading also helps for a better grip – threading laces through a shoe (if you don’t have any other threading resources)
    Look he day
  • Write one sentence for each word
    NEW SOUND to learn today: oa – goat in a boat
  1. practise writing words with oa in them - for example: goat, boat, float, coat, coal, coach, toast, throat…
  2. Sound out each word for example: g-oa-t, b-oa-t, f-l-oa-t
  3. Use your fingers to show how many sounds there are in a word or example g-oa-t will show 3 fingers
    (please note there maybe less sounds than number of letters)
  4. Ask your child how many letters in the word – for example goat has 4 letters
  5. Ask your child how many sounds in the word – for example goat has 3 sounds




  • Count 0-20 - forwards and backwards
  • Practising writing the numbers 0-20 correctly
  • Practise putting numbers in order
  • Focus on number 12 - write number 12
  • Find and circle number 12 in a mixture of numbers
  • Show 12 by drawing 12 objects - for example draw 12 girls, count the girls and write number 12 beside it, draw 12 flowers, count and write number 12 beside it, do this 5 times (your child can pick objects they what to draw - girls and flowers are just my examples).


  1. Re-tell to the story ‘The Enormous Turnip’ in your words.
  2. What do the characters do?
  3. What do the characters say?
  4. Draw your favourite character and write what the character says. (This can be taken from the story or children can use their imagination to write what the character might say). Sound out each word and spell with phonics.

The Enormous Turnip (Retold by Irene Yates)

Audiobook for children


This week we will be learning about 2D shapes.

Words to learn:

2D shape, flat, corner, sides, straight, curved

Triangle, Square, Rectangle, Circle, Pentagon and Hexagon.


  1. Make a 2D shape picture. Draw around/cut and stick shapes to make a picture. For example: you might make a picture of a castle using shapes…. Square for building, rectangle for door etc
  2. Can you label and name the shapes? Talk about their features e.g. it has 4 straight sides, they are the same length so it’s a square.

Understanding the world

  1. Can you make ice?  - fill a container with water and some juice for colour and put it in the freezer!
  2. What is water? (a liquid) Can you talk about? What does like look like, feel like, what is it for?
  3. What is ice? (a hard solid) Can you talk about? What does like look like, feel like, what is it for?
  4. What happens the ice when out of the freezer?
  5. How would you melt the ice?




New topic: Good News

For Christians, the Gospel is the Good News of God’s love for everyone.


  1. What is good news?
  2. Who do you share good news with?
  3. How do you feel when you share good news?
  4. Where and when is news shared? (Mass, newspaper, letters, cards)
  5. Have family time and share any good news that you can think of.
  6. Draw a picture of your good news and write a simple sentence to explain it.
  7. Say a prayer and thank God for the good news you have and be thankful you have family around you to listen and celebrate your news!
    My good news is….


Click the link below to see music lessons from Miss Hume!