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Monday 1st

We did it, everyone! We made it to the last week of home learning!

It's so lovely to have you back and we hope you had a lovely weekend with your family.


Please continue sending your work to Miss Hunt via EExAT. You can use free mobile apps such as PicCollage to make multiple photos into one image so they can all be shown in one post.


Our zoom link has been emailed to you on Sunday evening and is the same link as always.

See you at 9am and 1:45pm today! 



Recapping letter sounds: Please recap your letter sounds and actions every day.

You can use the videos below to help you.

Monster Phonics Pure Speech Sounds:

Phase 3 Tricky Word Song:


Daily Zoom session: 

Recap sound so far: Phase 2 and 3

Our sound this week is erThis is a Tricky Witch Sound! We will be looking at ‘er’ objects. Write er. Write some er words together; her and herb. We will look at Tricky words, recapping I no go to the, she me we be, they are you all was.


Follow-up activity: 

Watch video Geraldine Giraffe learns /er/ here:

Then you can go on an ‘er’ hunt! What can you find around your house with the sound 'er' in?



Art flashcards: 'er' words.

Her, ever, term, herb, tower, shower, mixer, letter, river, summer, flower.

You can use any material you like; paint, pastels, felt pens, collage. You can make playdough letters or do iPad drawings. Please take photographs of your new flashcards and send them to Miss Hunt, either via the EExAT tracker in photo collage format, or via email.

How much support did they need? Did they use the sound mat to help write the words?



Challenge: Long ladder letters. l and i.

Practice writing letters l and i 5-10 times each in cursive. Use the Letter formation guide in your home learning pack to help.

If your child struggles with letter formation/ pencil control, please also practice some pre-writing patterns with them in their exercise book (below in resrouces).



Please read with your child every day!


We have set up an Oxford Owl E-Book Account for our class- please find the login details and information letter for Oxford Owl in the email sent on Sunday evening. You have been sent your child's group name too.


Fish group: LILAC band books + Phonics Play Comics

Shark Group: PINK band books.

Dolphin Group: PINK band then onto RED for further challenge.


Optional: Teach Your Monster to Read Game.

Our Log in link:



Please follow this link and watch Session 1: Representing and Sorting 9 and 10

Session 1 Activity: Representing and Sorting 9 and 10

See below for ways to make your 10-frame if you don't have access to sticks.


Please upload 1 post to EExAT for this Maths activity. If you have multiple photographs, combine them into a photo collage, using the link above or a smartphone app.


Afternoon Activities:

Science Monday

As this is our last Science Monday, you can choose from a selection of 3 fun science investigations to do at home with your grown-up:

  • Erupting volcano
  • Fun with Density Rainbow in a glass
  • Dissolving investigation

Tell your grownup what you think will happen, then during the experiment tell them what's happening and discuss why. Get your grown-up to write down what you say.

Take photographs and put them on EExAT for Miss hunt and Mrs. Martin to see.

Who will get Mrs. Martins Science Prize this week?

Monday 1st Resources:

Examples for Maths