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St Thomas CE (VC) Primary School
Sherwood Avenue
Huddersfield

HD2 1RQ

 

Tel:

01484 226557

 

Email:

office@stthomas.org.uk

parents@stthomas.org.uk

 

Office hours:

8.00am - 4.00pm

 

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                   Nursery Homework

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              Remote Learning Page

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Nursery's Learning Page. 

 

Each day on Tapestry you will recieve daily remote learning challenge for you to enjoy with your child. This will also be prompted through texts and reminders throughout the day. The expectation is that you upload and respond to the daily challenge by 1pm for a 5 min story time.

            The children love to talk about and share what they have been doing and ask each other questions. We have already had some fantastic videos, pictures and comments to add to the online learning journals. Thank you! 

 

If you are currently working at home or just want some extra home learning, you will find everything you need here or on Tapestry. If you have any problems accessing Tapestry please let Miss Stoker know by emailing nursery@stthomas.org.uk.

 

 

 

Maths

In Nursery the focus on maths begins with the early recognition of number, using numbers within play and focusing on the oneness of 1. We explore lots of our maths through the numberblocks and numicon.

 

Your challenges will be updated each day so log in to Tapestry and have a look at these. 

 

Here's a few other things you could have a go at home:

 

 

 

 

Reading

 

You can read to yourself, read to a family member or listen to someone else read, but try to read every day. A full digital reading library is available on Oxford Owls and you can access as many books as you like.  Username: nurserystthomas Password: Nurserylibrary 

 

Each day a story will be shared on Tapestry at 1pm form one of the EYFS team. You can also log on to Oxford Owl to access some online books. If you choose to do anything with your child please share a bed time story everyday! 

 

Here's a few other things you could have a go at home:

 

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvAYUvQUrGo
  • Letter recognition games
  • Explore with foam or magnetic letters
  • Act out different stories such as The Three Little Pigs
  • Play rhyming and listening games - what sounds can you hear outside/in the kitchen etc.
  • Play i-spy
  • Sing lots of different Nursery Rhymes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7JJvLw12gQ

 

 

Remote Learning


In Nursery the focus on reading comes from engaging the children in a love of book. We have books all over our provision both inside and out! We share stories at every chance we can and even enjoy making up our own. 
 

The expectation for children in Nursery is all around their listening and attention skills. This half term we are focusing on singing songs, saying rhymes and joining in with repeated phrases from well known books. By sharing a story every day, singing nursery rhymes and making up little tunes you are going to help your little one learn much. 
 

Nursery have now started our Library sessions. Each wednesday you can come and choose a book to share with your child. Your challenge each week is to read the book, talk about the pictures, characters and themes. Dont forget to share these on Tapestry. These will continue throughout lockdown.

 

AM Nursery - 11:00-11:30

PM Nursery - 2:45-3:15

 

Writing

 

Remote Learning

Learning to write may seem like a very daunting task but in Nursery it is so much more than the formation of letters and sentences. Our main focus is on developing fine and gross motor skills and equipping children with the tools to develop gradually. Our main focus is on making marks, drawing pictures and talk about what we have done. 
 

This half term we are focusing on recognsing our names. Finding which name card is the correct one and having a go at tracing over the letters in our names.  You can always pracice name writing at home but remember to use lower case letters! Your daily challenges will be uploaded to Tapestry. 

 

Here's a few other things you could have a go at home:

 

  • Practice writing your name, tracing over the letters or copying from a grown up. 
  • Drawing different lines in flour or sand, making lots of shapes. 
  • Send some post, draw a picture or write to a friend and pop it in the post. 
  • Make some letter cards – place them in order to read your name, have a go at mummy or daddy
  • Smack it – Wack-a-mole numbers edition but with sounds
  • https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-068-letter-formation-workbook
  • https://www.pinterest.co.uk/search/pins/?q=EYFS%20letter%20formation&rs=typed&term_meta[]=EYFS%7Ctyped&term_meta[]=letter%7Ctyped&term_meta[]=formation%7Ctyped

 

 

 

Topic

Our topic this half-term is 

 

Blast off! 

 

 

In Nursery we will be looking at the tipis Blast Off! We will be learning about rockets and space. Taking on the role of an Astronaut and finding out all about life on other planets. 

 

If you have any space toys at home such as Aliens, rockets, spacemen (buzz) or even a telescope, get them out and spend some time playing with your children. Introducing them to the world of space and teaching them lots of new words. This week we will be focusing on the different planets. 

 

Here's a few other things you could have a go at home:

 

  • Make a rocket, draw a picture of 3D model
  • Look out for the stars at night and talk about what you can see in the sky.
  • Share stories about aliens and going off to space. 
  • Junk modelling, building blocks, jigsaw puzzle, get baking. 
  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/curations/space-week
  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio/mr-tumble-space-adventure-with-grandad-tumble
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2prtmPEjOc

 

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