Helping your EYFS child at home

There are lots of ways to help your child at home, and having a structure for your day will help. Try to have work activities mixed with outside games and time to relax. 


Physical Activities

On youtube search for 'Go Noodle', 'Joe Wicks 5 minute workouts' and 'Just Dance Kids' for short…

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Helping your child at home

There are some new resources which have become available that we would like to share with you. 


Hungry Little Minds is a government initiative offering activities and apps for parents with children from 0-5 years. Have a look at the website and see if there is anything that you might find…

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Our first few weeks in reception

We spent the first few weeks in reception learning about 'Over and Under the Waves' reading The Rainbow Fish and The Night Pirates. 

Have a look at all of the things we got up to!

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Say no to racism!

On the last day of term, everyone in school wore red to show that we say NO to racism at Belfield. In reception we talked about how everyone is different, and how that is so special. We drew pictures of what we looked like, and we noticed that we looked different, and also that we liked different…

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Reading in Reception

Your child will be bringing home a reading book to share with you at home. They need to practice reading this by segmenting and blending the words using their phonics knowledge. In phonics we have learnt phase 2 sounds. 

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It is really important that the children say the pure sounds, like in…

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Amazing Animals

We are learning about Amazing Animals for the past few weeks, and done lots of work about Elmer by David McKee. 


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Book Week in Reception


The book fairy delivered us a poetry book, and we spent all week reading poems and making our own! We tried to make strings of rhyming words and used them in our poems, and we listened to lots of poems by Michael Rosen. 


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Toothbrushing in reception

We brush our teeth everyday in reception after we have eaten our lunch. We are very kindly given toothbrushes for at school and at home by various programmes aimed at keeping our teeth healthy. Please make sure you take your child to the dentist regularly, and if you need any support with this…

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The children loved learning about our space topic. They had a great time playing with their friends in the space ship, learning words to describe where the alien was, weighing moon rocks to see which was heavier, and writing our own information book about space! Have a look at our photos and next…

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Shape Homework

We have been learning about 2D shapes this week. Have a go at the homework in your book, and watch this video to help:

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Wriggly Nativity


The children worked so hard learning the songs and their actions for our nativity, and really enjoyed doing not one but two performances on Friday! Thanks to everyone who came along to watch!

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