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Reception updates

Numbots competition:

Dear all, thank you so much for working incredibly hard on Numbots during the last 12 weeks. We had a trial of a new competition that we created which Year 3 completed before half term on TTrockstars with great success. Therefore, we are going to role this out to the rest of the school. 

The competition is based on progress made on Numbots. This is not about how many coins you collect or how long you are on Numbots. We recommend children to only go on for around 5-10 minutes several times a day as oppose to a solid hour. Children learn better this way and won't be on devices as often. 

The two pupils from this class decided by the Class teacher and Mr Worton-Geer will decide who will receive the prize of £5 Amazon voucher!

The start date is Monday 8th June 2020 and will end on Friday 3rd July 2020. Mr Worton-Geer will personally ring the winners. We will update you regularly. 

Remember, try your best - we want you to become confident with your number facts. 

Enjoy!

Mr Worton-Geer

 

Remember that you can still  in contact using our email address. 

eyfs@fawbert-barnards.essex.sch.uk

Stay safe!

 

Mrs Carroll-Lane and Mrs Higgs

 

Monday 06-07-20

Dear parent/carers,

Don't forget that you can visit the Active Learn website and read one of the texts that I have allocated to your child. If you feel that the books are either too easy or too difficult, please email me and I will allocate you a different book band. 

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Their username/password is the same as their Reading Eggs one. 

Stay safe!

 

Here are this weeks activities.

 

PE

PE with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

 

Communication and Language 

Listen to the story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Jnk3XApKBg

Draw a picture of your favourite part and write a sentence underneath.

Remember:

•    Use your phonics

•    Capital letters

•    Finger spaces

•    Full stop 

 

Reading

Continue with Reading Eggs, Bug Club and Oxford Owls.

 

Phonics

Lesson 21

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

Learning to blend: Lesson 21

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMA2ccLgEgo

 

Spellings

who        again        thought      through       work        mouse      many        laughed      because  

different

 

Maths

We are going to repeat a previous weeks lesson in White Rose so we can add more Cross Curricular activities.  

Summer Term - Week 5 (w/c 18th May)

Lesson 1

Continue the patterns from the video and then make some of your own with minibeasts (bugs)

 

Understanding the World

String Art  

Have a go at the art described in the maths video – you’ll need paper, string that you can cut to different lengths and runny paint.

 

Tuesday 07-07-20

PE

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

 

Communication and Language 

Listen to the story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Jnk3XApKBg

Draw and label Superworm.

Think about what he looks like. What do his friends think of him?

 

Reading

Continue with Reading Eggs, Bug Club and Oxford Owls.

 

Phonics

Lesson 22

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waeQE-tK7ZA

Learning to blend: Lesson 22

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nZI5AxLHY0

 

Maths

Please remember, we are going to repeat a previous weeks lesson in White Rose so we can add more Cross Curricular activities.  

Summer Term - Week 5 (w/c 18th May)

Lesson 2

Watch the video and draw some worm number lines that are different lengths.

 

Understanding the World

Superworm is super kind. He fills up his own and other people’s kindness buckets. This week try to fill your own and your familiy’s kindness buckets. Share this with photos or pictures.

 

 

Wednesday 08-07-20

PE

PE with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

 

Communication and Language 

Listen to the story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Jnk3XApKBg

Write a list of bugs you can find in the Superworm story. Can you write a sentence to describe some of them?

 

Reading

Continue with Reading Eggs, Bug Club and Oxford Owls.

 

Phonics

Lesson 23

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0tEhcgBBRU

Learning to blend: Lesson 23

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIgX9Wng5FM&list=PLuGr6z2H2KNGIYp03sdzSGLZquzuQENkx&index=5&t=0s

 

Maths

Please remember, we are going to repeat a previous weeks lesson in White Rose so we can add more Cross Curricular activities.  

Summer Term - Week 5 (w/c 18th May)

Lesson 3

Share a video of you doing the worm dance. Remember to count your moves carefully – it can be tricky.

 

Thursday 09-07-20

PE

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

 

Communication and Language 

Listen to the story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Jnk3XApKBg

Wanted Posters -

Draw a picture of a baddie and write a description of them so we know who to look out for.

 

Reading

Continue with Reading Eggs, Bug Club and Oxford Owls.

 

Phonics

Lesson 24

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXdE-JtYuGo

Learning to blend: Lesson 24

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MzBxSXqIMw

 

Maths

Please remember, we are going to repeat a previous weeks lesson in White Rose so we can add more Cross Curricular activities.  

Summer Term - Week 5 (w/c 18th May)

Lesson 4

Alternative activity suggestion:

1.    Roll a dice

2.    draw a leaf

3.    Draw that many mini-beasts on them

4.    Write the number

5.    Repeat Challenge: roll the dice twice and add together – can you write a number sentence?

 

Understanding the World

Design your own superhero animal Superworm has the power to help and rescue different animals. Can you design your own superhero animal? What animal are you going to turn into a superhero? What superpower would your superhero have? What costume will your animal wear?

 

Friday 10-07-20

PE

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

 

Communication and Language 

Listen to the story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Jnk3XApKBg

Rhyming (10-07-20)

Have a go at writing the words underneath. (Some words have sounds that we haven’t yet learnt)

Draw lines to match words that match.

Challenge: Can you write some words that also rhyme with the ones on the sheet?

 

Reading

Continue with Reading Eggs, Bug Club and Oxford Owls.

 

Phonics

Lesson 25

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEXXQ4pPrXY

Learning to blend: Lesson 25

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dks2T8bs-lU

 

Maths

Please remember, we are going to repeat a previous weeks lesson in White Rose so we can add more Cross Curricular activities.  

Summer Term - Week 5 (w/c 18th May)

Lesson 5

Alternative activity suggestion: Cut string into different lengths and put them in order. Can you tie them together to make one long worm? (Great finger skills development!)

Understanding the World

Go on a minibeast hunt – make a list or draw what you find.

 

 

Monday 29-06-20

Dear parents and carers,

Welcome back to another week. I hope all is well with you all. Even though I love the heat, we still need to have a rest from it and I welcome the rain! Here are this week's activities. Even though I have put up a week's worth of activities on the page, please look at it on a daily basis as it might be necessary to add or make amendments. Please remember to upload unto Tapestry!

 

PE

PE with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

 

Communication and Language 

I Know an Old Women who Swallowed a Fly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNwmzDlyCt8

Matching Sheet 29-06-20

 

Reading

Continue with Reading Eggs and Oxford Owls.

 

Phonics

Lesson 16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gyjd2gqw_bU

Learning to blend - Lesson 16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTIqvBRs3_M

 

Spellings

where             there               little                one                  do                    when

what               out                  water              were              

 

Maths 

Continue to encourage your child to complete about 5-10 minutes on Numbots each day. This will help them to develop their number fluency. Every now and again I look to see how often the children login to Numbots. If I notice any child/children not logging on often, then I might get in touch in case there are any problems and I will try to address them.

White Rose is a Website, which provides online maths activities for children to attempt. 

Try and complete one lesson each day. This week we will be continuing to look at making simple patterns and exploring more complex patterns. The activities and ideas are based around the “Oliver's Vegetables” series by Vivian French.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

 

Online Safety

Watch this video about online safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nMUbHuffO8 

Talk about what you learnt with an adult  

 

PD

PE with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

 

Fine Motor

Pencil Control 1 29-06-20

 

Music

Song Sheet 29-06-20

 

Upload a recording on Tapestry.

 

Stay safe!

Mrs Carroll-Lane

 

 

Tuesday 30-06-20

Communication and Language 

I Know an Old Women who Swallowed a Fly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNwmzDlyCt8

Read and Draw 30-06-20

 

Reading

Continue with Reading Eggs and Oxford Owls.

 

Phonics

Lesson 17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KnggnLIy00

Learning to blend - Lesson 17

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

 

Maths 

Continue to encourage your child to complete about 5-10 minutes on Numbots each day. This will help them to develop their number fluency. Every now and again I look to see how often the children login to Numbots. If I notice any child/children not logging on often, then I might get in touch in case there are any problems and I will try to address them.

White Rose is a Website, which provides online maths activities for children to attempt. 

Try and complete one lesson each day. This week we will be continuing to look at making simple patterns and exploring more complex patterns.

The activities and ideas are based around the “Oliver's Vegetables” series by Vivian French.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

 

Online Safety

Watch this video about online safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nMUbHuffO8 

Design a superhero to keep you safe online – draw a speech bubble and write what he would say to keep people safe online.  

 

PD

PE with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

 

Fine Motor

Pencil Control 2 30-06-20

Tracing 30-06-20

 

Design and Technology

Which is your favourite creature in the song? Can you make your own? Try to use lots of different materials.

Don’t forget Tapestry!

 

Stay safe!

Mrs Carroll-Lane

 

 

Wednesday 01-07-20

Communication and Language 

I Know an Old Women who Swallowed a Fly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNwmzDlyCt8

Wordsearch 01-07-20

 

Reading

Continue with Reading Eggs and Oxford Owls.

 

Phonics

Lesson 18

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DEZnGT9I-U

Learning to blend - Lesson 18

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

 

Maths 

Continue to encourage your child to complete about 5-10 minutes on Numbots each day. This will help them to develop their number fluency. Every now and again I look to see how often the children login to Numbots. If I notice any child/children not logging on often, then I might get in touch in case there are any problems and I will try to address them.

White Rose is a Website, which provides online maths activities for children to attempt. 

Try and complete one lesson each day. This week we will be continuing to look at making simple patterns and exploring more complex patterns.

The activities and ideas are based around the “Oliver's Vegetables” series by Vivian French.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

 

Online Safety

Watch this video about online safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nMUbHuffO8 

Draw a picture of the people you can tell if you don’t feel safe online – label them too. 

 

PD

PE with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

Fine Motor

Pencil Control 3 01-07-20

 

Stay safe!

Mrs Carroll-Lane

 

 

Thursday 02-07-20

Communication and Language 

I Know an Old Women who Swallowed a Fly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNwmzDlyCt8

Read and Draw 02-07-20

 

Reading

Continue with Reading Eggs and Oxford Owls.

 

Phonics

Lesson 19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W4WiN3NeE4

Learning to blend - Lesson 19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57-uH3keND8

 

Maths 

Continue to encourage your child to complete about 5-10 minutes on Numbots each day. This will help them to develop their number fluency. Every now and again I look to see how often the children login to Numbots. If I notice any child/children not logging on often, then I might get in touch in case there are any problems and I will try to address them.

White Rose is a Website, which provides online maths activities for children to attempt. 

Try and complete one lesson each day. This week we will be continuing to look at making simple patterns and exploring more complex patterns.

The activities and ideas are based around the “Oliver's Vegetables” series by Vivian French.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

 

Online Safety

Watch this video about online safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nMUbHuffO8 

Make a poster to remind people to be kind online like when you’re playing at school 

 

PD

PE with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

 

Fine Motor

Pencil Control 4 02-07-20

Tracing 02-07-20

 

Art

Draw/paint a picture of any of the creatures from the song.

 

Stay safe!

Mrs Carroll-Lane

 

 

Friday 03-07-20

 

Communication and Language 

I Know an Old Women who Swallowed a Fly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNwmzDlyCt8

Using your memory, rewrite the song in your own words in chronological order. You can draw a picture of each creature as you go along.

 

Reading

Continue with Reading Eggs and Oxford Owls.

 

Phonics

Lesson 20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mseNHdo-Al8

Learning to blend - Lesson 20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMA2ccLgEgo

 

Maths 

Continue to encourage your child to complete about 5-10 minutes on Numbots each day. This will help them to develop their number fluency. Every now and again I look to see how often the children login to Numbots. If I notice any child/children not logging on often, then I might get in touch in case there are any problems and I will try to address them.

White Rose is a Website, which provides online maths activities for children to attempt. 

Try and complete one lesson each day. This week we will be continuing to look at making simple patterns and exploring more complex patterns.

The activities and ideas are based around the “Oliver's Vegetables” series by Vivian French.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

 

Online Safety

Watch this video about online safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nMUbHuffO8 

 

PD

PE with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Oti Mabuse - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btxws8qvYAA

i moves dance - https://platform.imoves.com/users/myAccount/

 

Fine Motor

Pencil Control 5 03-07-20

 

Stay safe!

Mrs Carroll-Lane

 

 

Wednesday 24-06-20

Dear parent/carers,

Don't forget that you can visit the Active Learn website and read one of the texts that I have allocated to your child. If you feel that the books are either too easy or too difficult, please email me and I will allocate you a different book band. 

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Their username/password is the same as their Reading Eggs one. 

Stay safe!

Mrs Carroll-Lane and Mrs Higgs

 

Thursday 18-06-20

Please see below a document explaining the re-opening of EYFS.

Mrs Carroll-Lane

 

Welcome Back 14-06-20

I have put together a powerpoint at the bottom of the page to help the children see what is going to be different when they return this week. It will be very different but we will endeavour to make it a fun and welcoming. 

 

Mrs Carroll-Lane

 


Dear parents/carers,

As you may notice, we are now posting all of the week's activities all at once. Please do not panic and think that you have to attempt everything during a particular time. Only do what you can and what your child is willing to do. You can always go back and try something later on in the week, at the weekend or even in a few weeks time. Take each day as it comes and most of all, have fun! Remember that you can still  in contact using our email address. 

eyfs@fawbert-barnards.essex.sch.uk

Stay safe!

 

Mrs Carroll-Lane and Mrs Higgs

 

Reading

We have been asked by a few parents in the school about some more guidance around reading. I have attached a document below that should help.

There is guidance for book band colours for Reception if you are using Oxford Owls. Alternatively, if you'd like to filter via "Letters and sounds phase" Reception children should be able to access books up to "phase 4".

Mrs Higgs. 

 

Tuesday 21-04-20

Hi everybody!

Can I reiterate please not to worry too much about getting all the activities done, particularly within a certain time frame? We are all experiencing unprecedented times and each family household will have their own set of unique challenges, for example, not enough laptops/iPads for individual children, not being able to purchase certain resources, not having a garden etc. Not to mention parents trying to work from home and keeping their businesses going. The most important thing is to keep your family safe and healthy. All we ask is that every now and again you post something on Tapestry or send an e-mail. Just to let us know that you are all ok. A big thank you to all of you who have been posting on Tapestry or e-mailing me to ask questions. You are all doing an amazing job!

Monday 04-05-20 Dear parents/carers 81 years ago, Germany attacked a nearby country called Poland. Britain and France did not like this and asked the German leader (Hitler) to retreat. When he did not, Britain and France declared war on Germany. The war involved many of the 

Don't forget these tips!

Make it Fun!

When reading, give the characters funny voices and engage with the pictures. Make a game out of finding words that rhythm or start with the same letter.

Make Space!

Have a special place or make a certain time when you read together.

I Spy!

Play ‘I Spy’ games. Can you find words beginning with…? Can you find a picture of a…? How many … can you see?

Ask Questions!

Ask questions about the story you are reading. What is the story about? Why do you think they made that choice? Was it a good choice? Why did that happen? What do you think will happen next? Who would you like to have been in the story? What would you have done different? Why?

 

Reading at home

Oxford Owls website are giving free access to ebooks if you create an account. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=Age+4-5&level=&level_select=&book_type=&series=#

Twinkl account

I would highly recommend taking advantage of the free login that twinkl are providing as you will find lots of resources to support your child with their home learning:

How do I sign up for the free month?

Step 1: Go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer

Step 2: Enter the code CVDTWINKLHELPS

Step 3: Share the offer code and website link with anyone who could benefit 

Happy Home Learning!

Mrs Carroll-Lane

 

Tapestry

Tapestry is a tool for practitioners to electronically record a learning journey for each child in the class.  Observations and assessments related to individual progress are recorded. It also enables parents to view the learning journey and share any significant developmental events from outside of school. We also keep professional records for group work with children that will be stored in teacher/ class files. Any details of fun class activities will be shared, when appropriate, on the class webpage.

Please take a look at the useful links below. 

Useful links

Hungry Little Minds

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/

Talk, Listen and Cuddle

TLC is an Essex campaign helping parents, carers and families give their young children the best start to life, developing their communication skills through playful learning at home.

Please see the links below:

https://www.tlc-essex.info/ 

https://en-gb.facebook.com/talklistencuddle/

What to expect, when?

Guidance to your child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage. Please see the link below:

https://schools.essex.gov.uk/pupils/Essex_Virtual_School/Documents/4Children_ParentsGuide_2015_WEB.pdf#search=what%20to%20expect%20when

ACL

Please see the document in the homework folder that includes handouts from ACL Family Learning Centre.

50 Things to do before you're 5! (Document attached below)

Reading

http://www.bookstart.org.uk/books/sharing-books/ - Tips for reading stories with your child.

Writing

Help your child to improve their fine motor skills - Fun, practical activities to help your child build their finger muscles and improve their fine motor skills, ready for writing.

http://www.theschoolrun.com/video-pencil-grasp-development - Information about how your child should be holding their pencil to write.

http://www.theschoolrun.com/helping-your-child-learn-write - How you can encourage your child to be confident with using a pencil, beginning with drawing

Maths

http://www.homeschoolconnect.co.uk/teach-your-child-at-home/maths/eyfs-maths-videos/ - Videos with ideas for home Maths activities.

http://www.early-years.org/parents/docs/maths-through-play.pdf - how you can encourage Maths through play at home.

Super Movers

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/supermovers/42612496

Phonics

How to pronounce sounds correctly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqhXUW_v-1s

Phonics games/apps

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk

www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/index.html

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/pirate-phonics-2-kids-learn-to-read/id655522402?mt=8

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/blog/twinkl-phonics-app-for-ipad


Our Routines

 

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday

Friday

Mrs Carroll-Lane Mrs Carroll-Lane Mrs Higgs  Mrs Higgs  Mrs Carroll-Lane
    Family Phonics morning (until 9am)   Family reading morning (until 9am)

 

 

Singing assembly 

 

 

 

Celebration assembly