Homework

ROBINS: ongoing things to work on at home:

  • Reading and phonics (jolly phonics book)
  • Number recognition
  • Addition and subtraction facts to 10/20/100
  • Counting in 2s, 5s, and 10s
  • Handwriting - forming letters correctly and beginning to join from year 1 (starting with the jolly phonics blends and digraphs)
  • Sequencing the alphabet, days of the week, months of the year.

SQUIRRELS and SPARROWS - things to work on at home:

  • Regular reading - to include a variety of books from school and home
  • Phonics practice - www.phonicsplay.co.uk.
  • Weekly spelling practice (will be sent home in their homework folder).
  • Mental maths skills including:
    • count up and back from 20 / 50 / 100.
    • count up in 2s to 20 / 50 / 100.
    • Know the pairs of numbers that total 10 / 20 (number bonds).
    • Count up to 100 in tens and in fives.
    • Count back from 100 in twos, fives and tens.
    • Know the pairs of numbers that total 100 in multiples of 10 e.g. 30 + 70.

WHOLE SCHOOL:

  • Reading books
  • Weekly homework (in homework folders).
  • Online activities such as Education City and Purple Mash.