Term 3

Key Dates for Term 3

Wednesday 5th January - First day of term

Friday 28th January - 'Wear something red' day in

early celebration of Chinese New Year

Friday 18th February - Last day of term

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    Term 3 Newsletter                                        


To see how your child will be assessed at the end of their Reception year you can read the Early Learning Goals.

Term 3 Planning
If your child needs to isolate at home but is well enough to learn, we will be uploading weekly planning on this page for them to access.
Week 1 Planning - Frozen
Week 2 Planning - The Winter Bear
Week 3 Planning - Once Upon a Snowstorm
Week 4 Planning - Dragons in the City
Week 5 Planning - Look Up!
Week 6 Planning - Here come the Aliens!
Week 7 Planning - Oi Frog!
Resources to support at home
Phonics: In phonics this term we will be continuing phase 3. We will be introduced to several new graphemes and tricky words. We will continue to read simple words and increasingly read simple captions.

Phase 2 flashcards - sounds

Phase 2 flashcards - decodable words with sound buttons

Phase 3 flashcards - sounds

Phase 3 flashcards - word reading with sound buttons for support

Phase 3 flashcards - word reading unsupported

Pure sounds video clip

Oxford Owls - ebook Library for Letters and Sounds

Phonics play - phase 3 games and activities

Writing and Letter formation:

Alphabet strip for letter formation

Mnemonics for forming letters

Video clip - letter formation
Letter formation templates - all letters
Simple sentence writing - Introducing colourful semantics
Early Number Sense video clip

Number cards 1-10

Ten frames

Dot plates to 6 for subitising (subitising is being able to tell how many there are without having to count one at a time)

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