Whiteley Primary School

Autumn 1- Year R 2 Day Emergency Plan Learning Activities

Please select from the following activities, choosing from a range of the areas of learning each day:


· Below you will find a link to phase 1 phonics activities on the reception blog including videos the teachers have made. It is dated September 15th 2021.


· Please share a book every day with your child. Below is a link to support early reading with your child – in the video, Mrs Stone models for parents how to share a book with you child when they are at the early stages of reading. Please click on the link and scroll to the bottom of the page. https://www.whiteleyprimary.co.uk/classes/national-curriculum-subject-information/english/parent-guidance-for-english/

(We are having some issues with this video on Apple devices – we are working on this).

· Click on the links below to listen to the teachers read stories.






· Here is a link to the excellent ‘White Rose Home Learning scheme’. Please feel free to explore weeks 1,2 and 3 with your child.


Physical Development – Fine Motor Skills

· It is important your child develops strong muscles in their fingers to become effective writers. Below are some activities you might like to do with your child to strengthen their fingers. Fine motor: https://theimaginationtree.com/40-fine-motor-skills-activities-for-kids/

· You might also like to support your child writing their name using their name card that has been sent home.

Physical Development – Gross Motor Skills:

· It is also important your child develops core strength. Here are some exercises to develop this. It is important your child spends time being physical outside.


· Your child might like to try out making an obstacle course – this video from Mrs Mugford shows them some ideas:


Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED)

· Take part in activities with your child where they need to take turns. This could be a board game or an activity where they have to take it in turns to share a piece of equipment. Talk to your child using the language of turn-taking… ‘now it’s my turn…next it’s your turn…etc’.

Learning Through Play – Practical Ideals

Below are some lovely practical ideas you might like to do with your child.

Some suggestions that require few resources include crayon rubbing, counting natural objects, dino bones or big bubble blower.