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Reception Class RH

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Welcome to our Home Learning Page 


Welcome to RH, 


I hope you have had a good first week at home.


Don't worry too much if learning from home is not quite going as you expected, it is a big change for everyone and it can be hard if parents and siblings have to work from home too. Try to establish a simple but flexible routine that is easily changed when needed.  It is important to get some fresh air and try and do some reading each day. There are lots of maths and phonics activities, as well as online books to read on Activelearn. I am not expecting the children to do these all at once, so this should keep you going over the next few weeks.  I will be adding new things to this page regularly so keep visiting our website. 


I would love to see what you have written and any pictures you may have drawn. Email me your creations:

Keep safe & have fun!

Mrs McIntosh 



  ??  Our Big Question  ??

We will have a 'big question' each week to get us thinking! Explain what you think the answer may be to your family and carers. Why do you think this? Remember to speak in full sentences when sharing your ideas. 

'If you could be a Superhero, what would your special power be? and why?' 



Riddle Detectives!

Can you work out this riddle? What could you be? why do you think this?

I have soft fur.
I hop in bushes.
I wiggle my little nose
and flop my great big ears.
What am I? 



English Task of the Week


I wonder…

Have a look at the link:

Use this picture to answer the questions provided. Every day, the challenges will change, and different images will appear. Try to make up your own stories and draw pictures about what you think might happen next. 




Writing Challenge 

Keep a diary to describe how you are spending your time at home. Remember to use your phonic sounds and your key words to help you to write your words and sentences. 



Mathematics Challenge 

Read  ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’  (you can find a version on Youtube if you don't have one at home). Ask your child to tell you the story and talk about the sizes of the billy goats (small, medium and large).

Can you find some things that are small, medium and large (eg. small teddy, medium sized teddy and large teddy) and put them in order?

You can write, draw or use photos – have fun!



Understanding the World

One of our class books this term is 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff.’ In the story there is a bridge that the three billy goats need to cross to reach the luscious green meadows on the further bank. Find out more about bridges by talking about them with an adult or researching them in books or on the computer. You may wish to look at bridges in a variety of contexts: bridges over roads, railways and water; bridges that carry people, vehicles, trains or water. Talk about how the bridges have been made. What materials have been used? Design and make your own model of a bridge for the three billy goats. You can choose how to make your bridge for example, lego, paper mache or paint.



Physical Development

Think about different ways that the Three Billy Goats Gruff could have crossed the bridge. They could have ran, marched, tip toed, jumped… Can you think of any other ways to travel? Practice moving in each of these different ways.



Here are some activities you can do with your families:

  • Egg and Spoon Race.
  • Place pictures of Easter eggs in your window so that children can look for Easter eggs on their daily walk.
  • Read Easter and Spring Children's Books.
  • Learn and retell the Easter Story.
  • Plant Flowers.
  • Decorate an Easter Egg Tree.
  • Make Chocolate Fondue.
  • Create Easter Crafts.
  • Make pop up Easter cards.


Healthy Body, Healthy Mind 

There are lots of exercises that you can do at home! Here are some daily workout videos that you can use. 

Cosmic Kids Yoga and Mindfulness

A 50 minute compilation of yoga adventures, mindfulness and guided relaxations - with themes around courage, thinking positive and staying peaceful. 🌈


Hello to my Hogarth music lovers!

If you go to the 'enrichment' icon on the home webpage there is an assembly song tab with lots of songs for you to sing along to at home!

Mrs Herbert.    

Suggested Daily Timetable for Reception (with optional online suggestions) 


9:00- 9:30 Get Active and start the day with something physical! (Joe Wicks Daily PE-live)

9.30-10.00 Dough Disco-(Spread the Happiness -live)

10.00-10.30 Phonics (active learn/phonics play/teach your monster to read/alphablocks/revise phonics book)

10.30- 11.30 Choosing time (free indoor or outdoor play, creative activities, imaginative play)

11.30-12.00 English task of the week/ Writing Challenge  

12:00- 1:00 Lunch time 

1:00- 1:30 Mathematics challenge (task of the week/active learn/numberblocks/numtums/supermovers)

1:30- 2:45 Choosing time (free indoor or outdoor play, creative activities, imaginative play) 

2:45- 3:00 Reading 

Ideas for Choosing Time

Please try to have some choosing time outside each day so that you get some fresh air. You do not have to complete all of these activities and if you have your own ideas that you would prefer to do then that is completely acceptable for choosing time but I do hope that you will find this list useful.  


Board games


Cutting and sticking- practicing how to use scissors

Drawing shapes in the dirt with sticks

Free writing


Going on a nature scavenger hunt


Hula hoop jumping

Hunting for mini beasts

Imaginary and role play- for example, pretending to go to the shops or playing with dolls

Lego, stickle bricks or other construction activities

Lying on the ground and looking for shapes in the clouds

Making dens

Model making- using a malleable material such as clay or recycled materials 

Painting, drawing, colouring or any other art activity


Playground games- for example, hide and seek

Playing with musical instruments

Playing with small world toys- for example, animals, a dolls house, a train track

Practicing how to write your name

Puddle jumping


Reading books

Sand/ Water play


Using a bike or scooter

Using a swing, slide, climbing frame or trampoline


100 Things to do Indoors

100 Things to do Indoors 1
Websites and Apps to support Home Learning: 



RH have PE every Tuesday and Friday.


RR have PE every Tuesday and Friday


Please make sure your child has the correct, labelled P.E. kit in school and earrings are removed.


Homework is given out on a Friday and is to be returned the following Wednesday.


Please read with your child at home at least 3 times a week (daily if possible) and write a comment in their reading diary. Daily practice with an adult can increase their enthusiasm and help them progress even further.


Please see below some useful resources to help with your child's learning: