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'A very warm welcome to Mount Carmel Catholic School's website. At the heart of Mount Carmel is our very strong Catholic Ethos. We aim for every child to leave here as an ambassador of Christ. Working parallel to this is our drive for high standards. Through creating a supportive and nurturing school, children really have a passion for learning. We hope you feel this from looking around our website.'
'A very warm welcome to Mount Carmel Catholic School's website. At the heart of Mount Carmel is our very strong Catholic Ethos. We aim for every child to leave here as an ambassador of Christ. Working parallel to this is our drive for high standards. Through creating a supportive and nurturing school, children really have a passion for learning. We hope you feel this from looking around our website.'

Reception


Welcome to Reception

 

The class teachers are: Miss Collins (Joshua) and Miss Mullins (Ruth)
Our nursery nurses are: Mrs Baxter, Ms Youshie, Miss Kopek and Mrs Field

Our team leader is: Mrs Aylott

 

(This page will be updated every Friday)

 

Another busy and wonderful week in Reception. Can we please ask that all trip/workshop replies are brought to school no later than Tuesday 

 

We are still waiting on some mummy photographs for Ruth classes' liturgy. Please ensure a photograph is in by Tuesday.

 

Technical issues with Nessy

 

We are so sorry that many have you have been unable to log on to Nessy but we have now fixed the technical fault fixed. Please follow the instructions below.If you encounter any further problems, please let your child's teacher know.

 

To login go to the following website:    https://www.nessy.com/uk/  and click ‘log in’ in the top right hand corner.

 

Secret word: SILVERSARDINE (you can set it so your PC or tablet remembers this word each time) …enter your child’s first name only. Click on their full name (first name and surname) 

 

Nessy will then bring up a screen asking for their Monkey Name enter this with a capital letter for first and last name and no finger spaces, eg. JohnBloggs. You should be then logged in!

 

 

HOME LEARNING: 

 

Maths

This week we have been counting in 2s. Can you find all the pairs in your body? Line up some shoes, can you count in 2s? How far can you go? If you wish, upload photos/videos on Early Essence,

 

RE:

For Home Learning please have a little think of what you would like to pray for during Collective Acts of Worship next half term. Perhaps it will be to thank God for all of our lovely friends, pray for our favourite animals, pray for someone who is ill or pray for everyone to take care of our beautiful planet. We cannot wait to hear some of your ideas J

 

Literacy

Can you draw a picture of Prince Harry and Meghan on their wedding day? Record some sentences below your picture. 

 

Bug Club

Please continue accessing your allocated books. Remember to click on the bug to answer the questions!

If you have any difficulties accessing Bug Club, please let us know.

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/

 

Nessy

Please ensure your child is logging in 2/3 times per week.

 A reminder – please do not support your child in answering questions as the data can help us support your child in school J https://learn.nessy.com/account/login?ReturnUrl=%2f#/accountLogin

 

PHONICS:

Games

Forest phonics: http://www.ictgames.com/forestPhonics/forestPhonicsOnline/index.html

http://more.starfall.com/

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/InteractiveResources.htm (Choose phase 2/3/4.)

 

The 'i_e Nice Smile' group

We Have been revising the following sounds:  s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g ,o, c, k , ck , e , u,  r, h, b , f/ff, l/ll , ss, j , v,  w , x, y, z, zz, qu, sh, ch, th, ng, ch, th, ai, ee, igh, oa, , oo , ar, or , ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er,

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/welcome-back/for-home/reading-owl/advice-for-parents/reading-at-home/phonics-made-easy (Children can listen to the sounds here)

Please revise these sounds using flashcards. Geraldine the Giraffe and Mr Thorne videos on YouTube are also helpful to reinforce the sounds. 

Our new sounds this week: air, ure and er

High Frequency Words: they, my, you, no, go, my

Tricky Words to practice reading and writing: the, my, go , me, be, you

Words to practice reading: fair, air, chair, hair, stair, sure, picture, creature, adventure, weather, dinner, 

Sentences to practice reading and writing:  Can a shark sit in a chair? Can a vet cure a sad cow? Get a hammer and bang in a nail.

Write these words into your home WOW books. Add sound buttons to help you.

 

The 'a_e Make a Cake' group.

 

Have been learning the following sounds:  s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g ,o, c, k , ck , e , u,  r, h, b , f/ff, l/ll , w, x, y, zz, f/ff, l/ll , ss, ch, th, sh, ng, nk, ai, ee, igh, oa, ur, ow

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/welcome-back/for-home/reading-owl/advice-for-parents/reading-at-home/phonics-made-easy (Children can listen to the sounds here)

Please revise these sounds using flashcards. Geraldine the Giraffe and Mr Thorne videos on YouTube are also helpful to reinforce the sounds. 

Our new sounds this week are:  we have continued with: 'oi' 'spoil the boy'

 

Tricky Words to practice reading and writing: was, they, my, all, he, she

 

Sentences to practice reading and writing: Can oil boil? Can you surf on a coin? Can soil be red?

Choose a word from each sound to put into a sentence.

Geraldine the Giraffe and Mr Thorne videos on YouTube are also helpful to reinforce the sounds. 

 

The ' M - Mountain' group

We have been revising the following sounds: s, a , t, p , i , n , m, d, g, o, e, c, k, ck

Please revise these sounds and practice writing them.

New sound this week: u 'umbrella'. Can you write these sounds in sand/glitter/chalk/air/carpet?

 Alphablocks and Geraldine the Giraffe with Mr Thorne on YouTube is good with sounds and letters.

 

The 'j - Jack in a box' group

We have been revising the following sounds:  s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g ,o, c, k , ck , e , u,  r, h, b , f/ff, l/ll , ss, j , v,  w , x, y, z, zz

Please revise these sounds using flashcards. Geraldine the Giraffe and Mr Thorne videos on YouTube are also helpful to reinforce the sounds. 

Tricky Words to practice reading and writing: and, the, to, no , go, I.

Sound of the week:  This week children revised all sounds. Can you write these sounds in sand/glitter/chalk/air/carpet?

Practice reading and writing: sat, pin, got, mat.

Can you put any of these words into a sentence?

 

The 'i -Wild Child' group

We have been revising the following sounds: s, a , t, p , i , n , m, mm, d, g, o , c, k , ck , e, u, r, h, b, f/ff. l/ll, ss, j, v , w, x, y, z, q, qu, sh, ch, th, ng, ch, th, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er

Please revise these sounds using flashcards. Geraldine the Giraffe and Mr Thorne videos on YouTube are also helpful to reinforce the sounds. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/welcome-back/for-home/reading-owl/advice-for-parents/reading-at-home/phonics-made-easy (Children can listen to the sounds here)

We have been learning to read phase 4 tricky words. Please practice reading and learning to spell; like, have, some, come, said, when, what

This week we particularly focused on spelling and writing 'like', 'said' and 'come'.

Can you write these tricky words in sand/glitter/chalk/air/carpet?

Listen and sing along to this phase 4 Tricky Word song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NOzgR1ANc4

 

Put the following words into a sentence this week: like, come

 (Remember to sound out and use sound buttons)

 

Reading Folders and handwriting book:

Please note your child's reading folder and handwriting book should ONLY be brought back into school on their designated reading day.  Please could we ask for you to also leave a comment in their yellow reading records so we know how they got on with the book at home.

 

We have noticed a great improvement in your child's handwriting. Please remember to support your child to write using the mnemonics for letter formation which is attached in a file below. Eg. a - Round the apple down the leaf. We ask that these books are brought back into school on your child's reading day only. 

 

PE Kits

- Navy/Blue drawstring bag

- Black plimsolls and shoes for outdoor PE

-white t-shirt

- navy/blue shorts

-navy tracksuit bottoms

Important dates for your diary:

 

 

Wednesday 2nd May - Mary Procession

Friday 18th May - Royal wedding celebrations - Wear red, white and blue

Thursday 24th May - Rainbow Fairy workshop

Friday 25th May - RM Liturgy - 9am school hall

Friday 25th May - Break for Half term

 

Monday 28th May - Friday 1st June - Half term break

 

Monday 4th June - Return to school

#Encourage, Challenge and Support.#
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