Reception Year Home Learning w/b Monday 1st June

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Remember all the homework suggestions are optional. You can do as little or as much as you like. Each week’s homework mirrors the type of activities we would be covering in class. We also encourage you whenever possible to keep up with reading, handwriting practice, phonics and basic number such as counting, recognising and ordering numbers to 20. We understand parents may still be working or caring for other family members and may have limited time so please don’t feel under pressure. The most important thing is that you and your families stay safe and well. If you have any questions or if we can be of any help with home learning please do get in touch via the blog enquiries page or through tapestry, which we check on a regular basis.


We hope you all had a lovely half term break. This term is all about the Sea. We will be learning about sea creatures, the seaside and how to stay safe in the sun. But first of all we are becoming pirates for a week.. yar!


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The Hook

Do you know any other good pirate stories? Share them in the comments for us and your friends to enjoy!



Can you think of some more words that start with a “p” sound?


Pirates are not always kind to each other. Can you write down some tips to help them to be better friends?

Don’t forget to show us your learning on tapestry!


Phonics Games on Phonics Play:



Polly pirate has hidden 7 pieces of treasure. Her friend Pippa decides to try to find them. She has found 4 pieces of treasure. How many are still missing?

You can draw a picture or use your fingers to help you work this out.


In school, the children will be learning about the teen numbers. Here are some activity ideas.


Try and make the numbers to 20 using playdough. Remember, in teen numbers the one is a ten. There is one ten in 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19. How many tens are there in 20?

Use this game to learn about the place value of teen numbers.–math0


Use this game to order numbers 1 – 20



Use recycling and old packaging to make yourself some pirate accessories. You might need: a telescope, sword, parrot or a treasure chest!

Have a go at making a pirate ship! Here are some ideas:



Don’t forget to share your learning with us on tapestry pirates!

Reception Year Team

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