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Glastonbury Thorn School




Leaf Man

Listen to the story Leaf man and have a go at making your own leaf man.



The Moe Show: Moe Explores - Road Safety

Watch the video about road safety and talk about how to cross the road safely and why it is important to do this.

Phonics sounds of the day!


Mrs Clay's group


Recap sounds s a t p i n m d g o c.  Introduce new sound k for kangaroo.  Watch the Jolly Phonics video and learn the song and action.  Using these words dog, man, tin, sun, mud, bat, cup, fan, hat, jug, net, pig.  All words used at this stage should be 1 syllable words.  Say the words using onset and rime eg t-ap (initial sound + 2nd chunk.  Ask your child to identify the first sound in the word eg d-og the initial (first) sound is d.

Miss Plumb's group


Recap the previously taught sounds. Introduce the new sound 'h', sing the Jolly phonics song and learn the action to go with it. Collect a range of objects that have 3 sounds in them e.g. cup, mug, sock, bin, hat, pen, mat, cap etc. talk like a robot and ask your child to find the correct object saying the word as they select it. 

Mrs Fullbrook’s group 


Action song Grand old duke of York

Body percussion Clap out a pattern for your child to copy.

Speech detection -jumping game using sentences girl holding kite,

boy picking apples, girl feeding birds. Child to jump forward for each word .


Mrs Bayer's group 1


Recap sounds  ai ee igh oa

Read words toast goat keep drain

Caption reading we had toast at lunch

The goat hid from the rain

Introduce new sound oo  - poo at the zoo

Read words spoon moon too

caption reading The moon is bright tonight

A big spoon of jam

Tricky words recap introduce are

Pencil control cursive writing l i t j 



Mrs Bayer's group 2


Recap previous sounds taught: s a t p i n m d g o c k ck e u. Introduce the new sound for robot. Introduce the word at.  Sound it out and blend to read.  Show children 2 of the pictures on the link below.  Write one of the pictures as a word eg dog.  Draw sound buttons (dots) under each letter and ask your child to sound out each letter before blending the sounds together to read the word.  The pictures will support them as they will be a clue as to what the word could be.