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Teacher Contact 

Starting this week , all children will be receiving a phone call from their teacher to discuss how they are getting on with their home learning. The teachers are really looking forward to speaking to the children and are eager to offer their support. Parents: the call will be made on a weekday during normal school hours (9:00am - 4:00pm) using a withheld number. These calls will happen weekly.*

Don't forget that we are also available via email 9:00am - 3:00pm every school day. 

We would love to hear from you. Children, parents and carers are able to use the email below to ask questions, share work and activities you have been doing or to just to keep in touch. 

 

base@kingsleyschool.org.uk

*Note: These calls will not take place during the Easter Holidays.

Happy 8th Birthday to Joshua! 

Check out all the fantastic things Joshua has been up to at home. 

He has been completing school work, made a thank you flower for his local baker, who very kindly gave him a voucher. Joshua also had his own sports day in his garden. I think Joshua must have worn himself out, as he fell asleep while reading his books! Well done Joshua!

Mrs Hall is very proud of all the hard work Sonny is doing at home.

He has been practising writing his name, singing along to Jolly Phonics, carrying out a science investigation to see which objects float or sink and baking cookies! He also found time to play a game of Pie Face with his sister! What a busy week. Well done Sonny!

Sid enjoyed a visit to Bell View Park and loved to watch the flowing water.

Update - 8.6.20

Checkout the home learning grid of fun activities Mrs Hall has planned for you this week. 

Literacy

Reading - Read a book you love with a grown up.

Practise - Practise writing your name. Practise the letter t. Look around your home and collect objects that begin with the letter t.

Letters and Sounds - Sing along to the 'Jolly Phonics' song.

Ask your grown up to practise letter sounds with you. 

Ask your grown up to practise letter sounds with you. How many can you recognise?

Art

Draw or colour in a picture of your favourite animal. Think about what colours you need for the different parts of your animal. 

Science

Float or Sink?

Carry out an experiment to see if objects float or sink.

You can even do this while you are in the bath. 

Maths

Practise counting. What can you count up to?

Roll a dice and count what number you have landed on. Write the number down. How many times did it take before you rolled a six?

Extra

Try making a sensory circuit using chalk - great for concentration, focus and emotional regulation.

Practise saying the days of the week. Do you know what day it is today?

PE

Joe Wicks workout on YouTube.

Dance along with songs on Go Noodle.

YogaBugs and Cosmic kids Yoga Adventure on YouTube. 

Practise balancing on one foot.

Jolly Phonics

DIY Chalk Sensory Circuit!

Well done to David who painted an excellent picture of a rainbow and some diggers. Great job!

Lewis carried out an experiment to see which objects float or sink.

Well done Lewis!

Lewis' video

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Congratulations to Luke on receiving his Head Teachers Award! Luke received his award for working hard on his home learning tasks.

Luke  has been practising counting backwards, has been learning colours and has enjoyed going out on his scooter as part of his daily exercise.

Luke's Video

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Luke's Video

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Joshua has been learning about colours and collected all of his green toys together. Well done Josh!
Another busy week for Sonny! He has been practising his name, counting, reading 'Dear Zoo' and identifying the animals and  learning about the colour green. Amazing! Well done Sonny!

1.6.20

Checkout the home learning grid of fun activities Mrs Hall has planned for you this week. 

Literacy

Reading - Read a book you love with a grown up.

Practise - Practise writing your name. Can you make the letters out of play dough or flatten it and write letters on it?

Letters and Sounds - Sing along to the 'Jolly Phonics' song.

Ask your grown up to practise letter sounds with you. 

Play the 'I Spy' game. Can you identify the initial sounds?

Art

Make a model using empty boxes and cartons. You could make a ship, a rocket, a castle, a dinosaur or one of your favourite things. 

PSHE

This week try and be helpful.

Ask a grown up if you can help them. 

Help to tidy away your toys when you have finished playing with them.

Help to make your bed and tidy your room. 

Maths

Practise counting. Count how many people are in your family. How many boys are there? How many girls?

Practise number formation. Write numbers in a tray of shaving foam. Can you write how old you are?

Number recognition - Look at labels on tins and packets of food. Can you recognise any numbers on them?

Extra

Try making a sensory circuit using chalk - great for concentration, focus and emotional regulation.

Practise saying the days of the week. Do you know what day it is today?

PE

Joe Wicks workout on YouTube.

Dance along with songs on Go Noodle.

YogaBugs and Cosmic kids Yoga Adventure on YouTube. 

Practise balancing on one foot.

Vanille has been very busy and helpful during her time at home. She has been helping with the gardening, cooking and has even grown her own cress! She has also been completing her school work and painting. After all that hard work she needed to relax in her paddling pool.

Take a look at this amazing boat that Lewis made with his mum! 

Great job Lewis!

 Congratulations to Beau on receiving a Gold Sticker from Mrs Darby. Beau received his sticker for continuing to work hard while he's working from home.  Well Done!

Beau was happy to receive his new worksheets in the post and decided to get straight to work!

Well done Beau, great work!

Sonny has been really busy completing lots of activities. He practised throwing and catching with water bombs, counted cupcakes in the sunshine and has completed some of his counting and number worksheets. However, Sonny's mum told Mrs Hall that his favourite activity was helping in the garden. He helped his family prepare the soil for their new lawn.

 What a busy bee he's been!  Well done Sonny! Amazing!

As part of his daily exercise Sid had a lovely walk along the beach in the sunshine.
Joshua has been busy at home completing a spelling booklet. He has identified the middle sound in lots of cvc words. Well done Josh!
Home Learning Grid from Mrs Hall this week...

Literacy

Reading - Read a book you love with a grown up.

Practise - Practise writing your name. Can you describe one of the characters from your story to a grown up?

Letters and Sounds - Sing along to the 'Jolly Phonics' song.

Ask your grown up to practise letter sounds with you. Can you collect lots of items that begin with the letter n?

Art

Practise your cutting skills by cutting up pieces of paper or an old magazine. 

Make a picture with the pieces of paper you have cut out.

PSHE

Play a game with someone.

Can you take turns when playing?

Can you follow the rules of the game?

Remember not to get upset if you don't win.

Maths

Practise counting. Clap your hands as you count. 

Now stamp your feet as you count. 

Practise number formation. Can you write some numbers in a tray of flour?

Number recognition - Place some numbers in a box. Close your eyes and choose a number. Can you say what number you chose?

Extra

Try making a sensory circuit using chalk - great for concentration, focus and emotional regulation.

Practise saying the days of the week. Do you know what day it is today?

PE

Joe Wicks workout on YouTube.

Dance along with songs on Go Noodle.

YogaBugs and Cosmic kids Yoga Adventure on YouTube. 

Practise throwing and catching a ball.

Lewis has created an amazing bug hotel at home! His guests include some real bugs he found in his garden!! 
Kai has been enjoying working outside in the sunshine. He has been practising his number recognition and ordering number, as well as finding the initial sounds of words. Well done Kai, you're doing a great job!
Kai has been enjoying working outside in the sunshine. He has been practising his number recognition and ordering number, as well as finding the initial sounds of words. Well done Kai, you're doing a great job!
Beau has been having fun in the sun with his brother and sister.

Beau

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Beau decided to practise his reading by reading a bedtime story to his brother and sister.

What a lovely thing to do. Well done Beau!

Reading time

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Beau has been creative this week. He has turned part of a tree that had been cut down into a pizza and cookies out of salt dough! Amazing work, well done Beau!

 

Literacy

Reading - Read a book you love with a grown up.

Practise - Practise writing your name. Practise writing letters in a tray of sand/shaving foam or rice. 

Letters and sounds - Sing along to the 'Jolly Phonics' song.

Ask your grown up to practise letter sounds with you. Can you think of objects that begin with that sound? 

Art

Draw a picture of yourself. look in the mirror to check what colour eyes and hair you have.

PSHE

Can you show some consideration of the needs and feelings of other people?

Can you share your toys with others?

Can you take turns when playing?

Maths

Practise counting. Count your jumps. How many jumps can you do?

Practise number formation.

Number recognition - Place numbers around your garden and house. When you find a number can you recognise which number it is?

Can you place numbers to 10 in the correct order?

Extra

Try making a sensory circuit using chalk - great for concentration, focus and emotional regulation.

Practise saying the days of the week. Do you know what day it is today?

PE

Joe Wicks workout on YouTube.

Dance along with songs on Go Noodle.

YogaBugs and Cosmic kids Yoga Adventure on YouTube. 

Practise throwing and catching a ball.

Beau has been working really hard learning his number bonds. He has also been practising his pencil control by colouring in a very difficult pattern. After all his hard work Beau relaxed with a smoothie in tent. Great job Beau!
Lewis has been busy practising his number and letter formation. He even managed to get his little sister to help! He has also been counting his little animals! Great job Lewis!
For Sid's daily exercise he's been going for a walk in the park. After his walks he spends sometime taking things easy and chilling on the sofa!

Sonny has been working really hard practising his letter recognition and writing. Well done Sonny!

He also had a great time celebrated VE day with his family. They decorated the front of their house, had a barbecue and party in their garden. How lovely Sonny, it looks like you all had great fun!

Beau has had another busy week! He's been trying home made burgers, dancing in the rain, playing air hockey with his brother and made a house out of his bed. Well done Beau!

Joshua has been busy completing the DIY chalk sensory circuit his Mum drew for him and playing maths games on his laptop. 

Great job Joshua!

David has been showing off his artistic talent. Can you spot the ladybird and the frog in his painting?

Well done David!

Lewis has been busy. He has been carefully colouring in and ordering numbers to 20. 

Well done Lewis!

Something very exciting has happened to Luke while he's working at home...he lost his first tooth!

 

Luke has been using his imagination and has been dressing up as Andy from 'Andy and the Dinosaurs' while playing with his own dinosaurs.

Kai's Mum has told Mrs Hall that Kai is always very enthusiastic about completing his school work at home. 

Well Done Kai, you're a SUPERSTAR!

Sid is has been very busy while spending time staying safe at home. Take a look at what he's been up to, including painting his face!
Why not try making this fun sensory circuit?  The only equipment needed is some chalk.  This activity will get you moving, help you concentrate and set you up for the day.  Perhaps you could think of your own themes and activities to include.

DIY Chalk Sensory Circuit!

A simple sensory circuit to provide regulation for children with Autism.

Update - Monday 27.4.20 

Check out the activities Mrs Hall has planned for you for this week!

Literacy

Practise writing your name.

Practise saying the alphabet.

Practise letter Formation outside by using a paintbrush and water to write them.

Read books with an adult. Can you recognise any of the letters or words?

 

Maths

Counting. Count how many jumps you can do.

Positional language. Can you place a toy on top of, underneath, next to, behind, in front of, a table.

Practise number recognition. Can you recognise the numbers on houses when you go for a walk?

Practise number formation.

 

P.E

Work out with Joe Wicks on YouTube.

Dance and move along to songs on ‘Go Noddle’.

Go for a run. How many times can you run around your garden?

 

  Other Activities.

Draw a picture of your family.

Practise cutting shapes out of paper using scissors.

   Practise saying the         days of the week.           (can you recognise         what day it is by it’s       initial sound?)

Monday 20.4.20 

Check out the activities Mrs Hall has planned for you for this week!

Literacy

Practise writing your name.

Practise saying the alphabet.

Practise letter and sound Recognition.

Practise letter Formation.

Read books with an adult.

 

Maths

Counting.

Counting objects such as toys.

Try to recognise 2D and 3D shapes around the home.

Practise number recognition.

Practise number formation.

 

P.E

Work out with Joe Wicks on YouTube.

Dance and move along to songs on ‘Go Noddle’.

Go for a walk.

 

 

  Other Activities.

Colour in a picture to help with pencil control.

Practise cutting paper using scissors.

Practise saying the days of the week. (can you recognise what day it is by it’s initial sound?)

Home Learning

As the children follow individual curriculums in our base, please use the email address above to contact Miss Hall in order to receive personalised, additional tasks for your child where needed. 

Mrs Hall's website suggestions this week are...

Beau has been very busy doing lots of work and fun activities at home with his family.

Take a look at all the things he's been up to!

Well done Beau, it looks like you're keeping very busy!

Kai has been practising his letter formation while enjoying the sunshine.

He used a paintbrush and some water and then some chalks to write letters on the pavement.

Well done Kai, keep up the good work!

Josh has been very buy and working hard at home. He has been reading, counting and identifying colours and shapes.

Amazing Josh! Keep up the good work!

Luke has been keeping very busy during his time at home. Keep up the great work Luke!
Lewis has made an amazing dinosaur world during his time at home. Well done Lewis!
Joshua has been busy completing his school work, exercising and making a rainbow using his toys.
Sonny and Macie have had lots of fun painting a huge rainbow and hand prints on their window to cheer people up as they pass their house.
Beau has been busy baking with his family.
These cakes look delicious!
Beau really enjoyed painting a huge picture.
Beau, his daddy and his dog sat by a campfire.
KS1 Base...
KS1 Base enjoyed listening to the Parable 'The Lost Sheep' in their R.E. lesson. They then enjoyed hunting for lost sheep around school.

In the KS1 Base, we have been reading 'The Little Red Hen'. We have discussed which characters we like and don't like, we have sequenced the story and rehearsed some of our favourite parts.

We explored using musical instruments to go with sounds from 'we're going on a bear hunt' story.

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We love to sing songs about teddy bears!

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In the KS1 Base we were able to choose toppings for our pancakes and say which ones we preferred.

We made our own money wallets for Chinese New Year and could watch adults using tools then copy the actions. Some of us could use scissors to cut out the shapes.

We went outside to collect leaves. We use the leaves to make a lion.
 
We used objects we found outside to make a house.
 
We have been looking at 'we're going on a bear hunt'.
 
We explored using musical instruments to 'we're going on a bear hunt'.
 
Look at some of the numeracy work we have been doing.
 
We made a cave for a bear.
 
We have explored mixing colours. 

We have explored repeating patterns. 
 
We have been reading Jack and the Beanstalk. We painted the giants boots. 

We used the mirrors to look at our features and draw our faces. What colour eyes do you have? 

Can you guess what we have been baking? 

We used our fingers to paint. We repeated the pattern. It was messy! 

Some of us have been using the sand tray to help us form letters. 

Have a look at us working incredibly hard below.

We have explored sounds we can make with musical instruments. We are beginning to learn names of instruments. 
We love to play games outside to develop our social skills. We have lots of fun! 
Can you add practically within 10?
We made beans of toast as part of our social group time . Do you like beans on toast?

We had a visit from some Fire fighters. They explained how they help us and showed us the fire engine. We even had a little go of the hose. It was very exciting. 

We like to play with the ball as part of our OT sessions. It helps to support our core, coordination and balance.
World Book Day!
We play games every week to develop social skills.
We have been taking part in sports events. Take a look at some the exciting activities we have been doing.
The whole school went to the Panto to watch Aladdin. It was fantastic! 
We put our hands in paint to make xmas cards. Do you like to paint?
We complete activities every week to develop our gross and fine motor skills.
Look at our fantastic symmetry work!
We love to access the outdoor area and share toys with our friends.
Some of us are learning to write. We enjoy mark making in sand.
We went to High Tunstall for a PE event. We all played boccia.
We love to play games in social group time.
We do lots of exercises given to use by the Occupational Therapist.
We have created our own pirate maps. Can you find the treasure?

We have been learning about Pirates. We visited Space2Learn. We had an exciting time.

Take a look at some of the activities we did. 

We love painting our favourite toys.
Mr Bungle came to visit us and he brought some puppets to show. He did a puppet show of the Gruffalo and Punch and Judy.  Then we made our own puppets. It was very exciting!
We have been exploring old toys as part of our topic.
Some of us are learning number bonds, we can play games on the board independently.
We love to practise our letter formation in sand and flour!

Some of us have been learning about initial sounds and can match word cards to objects when looking at the initial sounds.

Have a look at some of the fabulous work the children in Key Stage 1 have been doing!

We have been counting objects. Can you count too?

We know what is a good friend and what is a bad friend!

We visited Tweddle Farm. We learned about animals and it helped us to complete our topic work. We held different animals and even got to feed some. At the end we had a ride on a big tractor!

 

 

We play lots of different games in social time.

We loved Halloween! We carved pumpkins and then wrote instructions to share with our friends. We found dark places in school to put the pumpkins. Everyone thought the pumpkins looked scary!

 

 

 

We enjoyed the Gingerbread man story so we made gingerbread men as part of baking.

 

 

We made porridge for Goldilocks. We wrote instructions so that she wouldn't steal the 3 bears again!

 

 

 

In social group time, we play lots of different games. We had to race using the tissue paper and straw. We are learning that it is okay if we do not always win.

 

We go on trips with our class. Some of us went to the National Rail Museum at Shildon. We learned about what trains looked like a long time ago.

 

We visited a Forest School at Rossmere Primary. We participated in an egg hunt and we used a map to find lots of hidden eggs. It was very muddy! We made a chick using wood, feathers, googly eyes, card and glue.

 

We went to Chef School at the Toby Carvery. We sorted food into fruit and vegetables and even got to taste some. There were some we liked and some we didn't but we were very proud of ourselves for trying. We had dinner at the Toby Carvery and got to choose the vegetables to put on our plate.

 

 

We got dressed up for World Book Day! We brought in our favourite book and shared it with our friends.

 

 

We have been learning to identify and locate body parts on ourselves and animals.
We love baking every week!
We enjoy working in our classroom! Look where we work!
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