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As part of our learning about the celebration of Diwali listen to the story of Rama and Sita. Can you tell your family what happens in the story? Draw a picture of Rama and Sita. 



Watch the video about preparing for Diwali and have a look at some of the preparations that are happening. Draw around your hand, can you create your own Mehndi pattern? Can you make your own Diva lamp?

Phonics sounds of the day!


Mrs Clay + Mrs Fullbrook


Recap sounds s a t p i n m d.  Introduce new sound g for girl.  Watch the Jolly Phonics song on YouTube and learn the song and action.  Using the words map, lamp, net, rabbit, sand, fish, yam, zoo, mug, lip, nut, rug, fan, yoghurt, zip.  Using onset accentuate the first sound in the word by making it a long sound eg mmmm- ap.  Ask the children what the first sound in the word is.  You can watch the video on Tapestry (24,10.20) Stage 5 to support with this.

Mrs Bayer


Recap sounds qu sh ch ng th nk ai ee 

Read words pain, chin, shed, song, this. 

Introduce the sound igh

Read words high, night, light, sight. 

caption reading The top of the tree is high.

it was a dark night. 

Tricky words recap set 1, set 2 and set 3
Recap capital letters and letter names M-Z

Pencil control practise copying these shapes 

/ \ + - anti-clockwise circle, square and triangle


Miss Plumb


Recap the sounds m, d, g, o, c, k, ck, e. Remind the children that 'ck' is a digraph- two letters making one sound. Introduce the new sound 'u', watch the Jolly phonics video on YouTube and learn the song and action. Recap what a rhyming word is, use the PowerPoint below to support with identifying rhyming words.