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YR – Thursday&Friday

This will be our last blog before the ‘Easter break’, for whatever this Easter holiday of 2020 would mean for us at this point in time – with people in ‘lockdown’ and keeping their social distance.  ‘They’ say this is now our ‘new normal’, but it certainly does not feel ‘normal’ just yet… and let us hope that it does not stay ‘normal’ for long!

Let us all continue to pray that the situation improves very soon and may there be a cure for this dreaded disease round the corner.

As a staff, we will continue to hold all of our pupils and parents in our thoughts and prayers.

Schools continue to be shut indefinitely and therefore we will only partially reopen on the 20th April – for vulnerable children and critical worker’s children.  However, please remember the key message:  We have a provision at school, however, for the safety of everyone involved, please keep your children at home if at all possible.

The setting of home learning will resume the 20th April.

Ms Gouws & Staff


Read this one of the books (by clicking on the link) using your phonics to sound out the words.  Adults please help as appropriate. Once you have read it, try and write the sentences from this book:

The King Reading Mini Book

The Quiz Reading Mini Book

Helping Out Reading Mini Book

Ask your adult to read you a story every day.  If you don’t have many storybooks at your house, then try listening to a story. Audible have launched free audio books for children whilst schools are closed.


Click on the link to revise your phase 2 sounds

Practice your phonics sound mats (in your reading pack) of phase 2 and phase 3.

Click on the link:  Sound out and read as many words as you can




Practise your handwriting of all the letters of the alphabet.  Click on this link to see how each letter is formed: Letter-Formation-Alphabet-Handwriting-Sheet-Lowercase_ver_8


You have access to Mathletics where the children can do maths activities.

physical exercise

Do the Joe Wicks workout:

Free home learning packs

Click on this link if you wish to download any more learning to do at home.


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