St George's Chuch of England Primary School

Reception- beech class

 February Holiday Homework

  • Please complete your homework pack 
  • Read your decodable reader to an adult
  • Listen to your chosen reading for pleasure book 
  • Practise the everyday words we have learned this term: we found these words a real challenge. Can you learn to spell them by the time we come back?
    the for was come some she he
  • Read an online e-book using your sound knowledge.

Spring Term


  • Talk for Writing: Fiction- The Little Green Dinosaur


  • Understanding the World: Dinosaurs
  • What were the names of different types of dinosaurs?
  • What are the characteristics of dinosaurs?
  • Did dinosaurs eat the same? (omnivore, herbivore and carnivore)
  • What does a palaeontologist do?
  • How do we know dinosaurs existed?


  • Maths: Number: subtraction and addition of numbers 0-15 using a variety of practical materials, beadstrings, cubes, fives frames. One more/less of numbers 1-10.  Part part whole diagrams and number bonds to 10. Weighing objects using cubes and numicon.

Shape, space and measure: classifying all 2D shapes and quick recall of name and properties of all 2D shapes learned.

Time: telling o’clock

Ordering 3-5 items by weight using vocab ‘light’, ‘heavy’ ‘heaviest’, ‘lightest’, ‘lighter’ ‘heavier’

  • Phonics: Unit 9 all Sounds-Write lessons with CVCC words using the sounds a, i, m, s, t,n, o, p, b, c, g, h, d, e, f, v, k l, r, u, j, w, z, x, y, ff, ll, ss, zz
  • RE: New Life and Easter

  • P.E: Balancing 

  • Fine Motor: building strength, animal positions, hand strength, and dexterity


 Homework will be handed out on Friday and is to be returned by the following Wednesday. Your child will be given a phonics and maths task to complete. Please ensure when your child is completing their Phonics task they say the sounds as they write the whole word.


We don't have any trips out of school planned for this term. We are busy planning some cooking and art workshops in school. 


Your PE day this half term is Tuesday.

Helpful Online Resources

Sounds~Write: A guide for parents of children in reception

Sounds Write app

Tiny Happy People: develop your child's language skills. Explore simple activities and play ideas.

Busy Things: educational games for kids