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We hope you are safe and well and we miss you already. 


We will update this page daily for work and learning experiences for you to do at home. 

Please feel free to do as much or as little as you can at home.

We completely understand that home learning is hard, please remember the Early Years Curriculum is based on learning through play, the children will gain so much from that. 

We would love to see your work, you can show us by uploading your work on Tapestry or email


We have access to Purple Mash

Each day we will be setting two '2dos'. You can send his work directly from Purple Mash to us, we can look at your wonderful work and respond to it. If you haven't got your Purple Mash login detail at home, don't worry just send us an email and we can send them through to you.

When you have finished the activities from the day please feel free to explore 'Mini Mash' as this is suitable for Reception. If you have any worries or concerns please don't hesitate to contact us at


ZOOM lessons

We enjoy the Zoom lessons so much and hope you do too. They are slightly different this time around as one teacher from Reception always need to be in school. We are doing this on a weekly rota therefore you may see different teachers in your Zoom lessons. I have put this timetable below so you can explain this to your child. 



Oxford Owl - Floppy Phonics

Below you will find the login details for your class so you can log in and access the extra learning resources at home! Please do not go any further then the sound we are learning in school.

It is called extra practice zone


Starfish - Username: RPStar

Password: star


Turtles - Username: turtlesrf

Password: Mfsa


Seahorses - Username: #rsh1

password: mfsa1


You can find information on how to use the Floppy Phonics Extra Practice Zone here.

Read for Good

Fancy making a difference to the lives of others? Want to help buy new books for our school? Take on our Readathon Reading challenge! From Monday 1st March and running for two weeks until Monday 15th March, get sponsored to do a reading challenge of your choice. You can choose whatever you like to read – stories, comics, non-fiction, newspapers, recipes, even an instruction manual – anything goes! It is up to you how you get sponsored. It can be per page, per chapter, per book or for every ten minutes you spend reading. More information, sponsorship form and donation link can be found below. Happy reading!

Spring Two

Our Topic this half term is 'Magic Carpet Ride'!

Each week, we will climb onto our magic carpet and visit a different country or continent, finding out about their customs and comparing them to our own.

We will learn about where the country or continent is, their landmarks, the food they eat, what people wear and even try learning some of their languages.



Week 6 - Week beginning 8th February 


Week 5 - Week beginning Monday 1st February

     Week 4 - Week Beginning Monday 25th January

Week 3 - Week beginning Monday 18th January

Week 2 - Week beginning Monday 11th January

Week 1 - Week beginning Wednesday 6th January

****Exciting Video****

We have been learning about People who help us.

As one of your tasks we asked you to think of questions that you would like to ask a Police Officer. Thank you to everyone who sent a questions in.

We asked Mr Moore these questions and if you click on the link below you can listen to his answers and learn even more about the job of a Police Officer. 

Thank you Mr Moore for taking the time to answer our questions. 

Welcome to our school website!