Reception Acorns 2020 - 2021

Miss Rodgers

Miss Beaumont

Welcome to Acorns!

We are looking forward to the build up to Christmas. Over the next couple of weeks we will be learning all about the Christmas Story. This will be shared with you via Tapestry in the final week of term. We will also be learning three Christmas songs to share with you! 

Important Dates coming up:

Parents Phone Calls 

Thursday 26th November 2020 

 

Friday 11th December - Chistmas Jumper Day

Monday 14th December - Craft day

Wednesday 16th December - Christmas Dinner Day wearing our Christmas Jumpers

Thursday 17th December - Reception Christmas Party Afternoon. You can come to school in your party clothes 

 

Useful Websites

https://tapestryjournal.com/  A link to access your child's online Learning Journey.

https://www.twinkl.com/offer Lots of great resources to help with home learning.

Use code: PARENTSTWINKLHELPS

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks  Snappy animation and loveable characters combine with engaging story lines to gently introduce concepts of number to support early mathematical understanding.

https://www.tentown.co.uk/sign_in.php Ten Town is the unique early years numeracy scheme designed to improve number recognition and formation.

Use your personal logins found on Tapestry 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ Supports phonics within the classroom in a fun and informative manner.

All areas free to use with the Username: march20     Password: home

https://uk.ixl.com/ Modules for for your child to work through in Maths and Literacy .

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b01cz0p1/alphablocks Teaches children to use the pure sounds that we use in phonics.  It also shows the use of segmenting and blending.

https://www.ictgames.com/ A range of games to support maths and literacy.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?AgeGroup=1 A range of games to support most areas of the curriculum.

https://www.busythings.co.uk/ A range of acitivities designed to support the EYFS curriculum.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary A selection of videos and acitivites.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ Interactive books and reading activites to share with your child.

http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/ Books for reading together with links to Understanding of the World (good for natural science).

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html Lots of maths and literacy games.

Useful Apps

Pocket Phonics: a super resource for teaching letters and sounds including reading, writing and spelling.

Twinkl Phonics: great for letters and sounds, alphabet work, high frequency words and letter formation.

Doodle Buddy: a paint app which helps develop hand eye coordination. 

Bee Bot: an app which helps improve directional language (forwards, backwards, left right etc.)

Quick Math Jr: a maths app which helps with number work and shapes.

Toca Doctor: an app which helps the children learn about their body and helps with problems solving skills.

Collins Big Cat: a range of stories which you can download onto your tablets.

Scratch Jr: an  app designed for children to develop simple coding skills

 

Files to Download

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Remote Learning Paper Packs, by Miss Turner

New Starters 2020, by Miss Rodgers

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Our Aims

For children:

  • Experience a broad and exciting curriculum that fosters creativity, independence, a passion and enjoyment for learning that continues throughout their lives.
  • Learn to value and respect themselves and others as individuals with equal rights and responsibilities.
  • Be given a strong foundation in their ethical and spiritual life to prepare them to be active and responsible citizens.
  • Be inspired by the environment in which they live and learn and to become stewards of it.
  • Be fit and healthy in body, mind and spirit and understand how to make good choices to keep safe and healthy.
  • Believe in their own abilities to develop resilience and a determination to achieve their potential.

Tattenhall Park Primary School, Chester Road, Tattenhall, Chester, CH3 9AH

Tel: 01244 981260 | Email: admin@tattenhallpark.cheshire.sch.uk