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Primary School

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Foundation - Nursery & Reception Homework Overview


  • A class library book of the child's own choice will be brought home each week.


Reception Homework

Weekly homework:

  • Phonics homework. Revise letter sounds and practice blending while reading.
  • Pencil words which are tested weekly. New ones will be given only when children are confident on previous set.
  • Reading shelf books and library book to share on a daily basis.
  • Library books and reading books will be changed weekly (children may request to change their books earlier, should they finish reading a book early).
    Please return reading books and book bags daily, as children read every day in class.
  • Weekly homework based on literacy or maths focus with guidance for parents/carers.


Other home learning tasks to be carried out during the year:

  • Join a Library and explore a variety of fiction and non-fiction books together.
  • Visit the Natural History Museum to learn about dinosaurs, mini beasts and sea creatures.
  • Visit a farm to find out about farm animals
  • Do cooking and baking activities at home with your child. Discuss ingredients, measurements and encourage children to make predictions.
  • Visit local shops. Talk about weights, money and numbers.
  • Visit the park. Find out about seasons, plants and changes in the environment.
  • Go on a train or bus journey (talk about transport).
  • Play a range of turn taking games.
  • Do some form of exercise with your child such as cycling, skipping or jogging.
  • Regularly talk to your child about what they have been learning in school.
  • Help your child to dress up and act out a story.
  • Learn Nursery rhymes and songs