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Tuesday 12th May 2020

Tuesday 12th May 2020


Hi everyone,


Thank you for the photographs that you are continuing to send in.  Everyone is working hard.


Here are some activity suggestions for today including links to the next series of lessons from Oak Academy.


I can be contacted on class dojo or by emailing  

Thank you once again for all your hard work and messages.  There is a possibility that I will be in school today and will definitely be in school on Wednesday so may not be able to reply to messages as quickly as usual.  Sorry about that but I will reply as soon as I can.  


Kind Regards,


Mr Leese


Activity Suggestions for Today


Phonics and Literacy


Ruth Miskin is delivering a speed sounds lesson on her Youtube channel at 9.30am.    The programme developed by Ruth Miskin (RWI) is the one that the children will use in Reception.  


View Alphablocks Series 1 episode 26 – The link is lower down the page.


Have a go at writing lower case ‘t’.  See the video below. 


Continue working on blending skills; a vital skill is mastering reading.  See the activity below where children have to match words to pictures. 


You may want to visit ‘Teach Your Monster to Read’.   This is an interactive game/app that can be downloaded to a computer for free.  Choose the Reception/Pre-Kindergarten section 1 to learn sounds and when children become confident with these, move on to section 2 ‘Fun with Words’.


Here is the next lesson from Oak Academy relating to the ‘Design a Sweet’ lesson yesterday. The lesson is called ‘Hansel and Gretel’.

Lowercase Alphabet Letter T Learn to Read and Write

Learn to read and write the lowercase letter T with this fun and engaging letter formation video. Listen to the phonic sound the letter T makes over and over...

Jolly Phonics Phase Two

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Alphablocks: Episode 26 - Magic



Yesterday’s lesson explored numbers to 20.  The lesson today looks at ordering numbers to 20.

Arts, Crafts and Understanding of the World


Follow the lesson from Oak Academy about Rainforest Animals.  I have also included some resources about rainforest animals that can be printed off.

Physical Development


The PE lessons by Joe Wicks can be accessed on You Tube. 


Try some more dough disco to strengthen muscles for writing.

Fine motor development | Playdough song | If you're happy and you know it

A fun playdough song to develop fine motor control and coordination - get your kids ready for writing! Easy to follow playdough routine which is 3 minutes lo...

Story Time

Watch the story of Little Red Riding Hood and then discuss the questions below.   I have included the answers with each question.


1) Little Red Riding hood lived with her parents.  What does this mean?

It means she lived with her mum and dad.


2) Why did Little Red Riding Hood’s mother tell Little Red Riding Hood to visit her grandmother?

To take her a cake.


3) As Little Red Riding Hood was walking through the forest to get to her grandmother’s house she met the wolf.  What did the wolf say grandmother would like?

Some Flowers.


4) Where did Grandmother hide when she heard the wolf?

She hid underneath the bed.


5) What did Little Red Riding Hood learn?

She learned to listen to her mother and never stop to talk to anyone again when she was walking through the woods.

Little Red Riding Hood - World Book Day

Once upon a time, there was a little girl who lived in a village near the forest. Whenever she went out, the little girl wore a red riding cloak, so everyone...