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The Queen's C of E
Primary School

Early Years

Welcome to the

EYFS learning page. 

Whilst you are unable to come into school, we want you to be able to keep on learning. Therefore we will update this page every Monday with a variety of tasks to complete.

Oliver and Holly the Owl are excited to see all the home learning you get up too!

In the pages below you will find English, Maths, PSHE, R.E and Understanding the World learning to do at home. As the majority of our Reception curriculum is learnt through play we have also created a page with ideas and guidance on how to facilitate learning through play at home. There are also many useful links to websites that also have fun and creative opportunities for learning.

If you have limited time on a computer or unable to access any of our links, there are lots of things you can do to keep learning going. We recommend that at the very least you keep the following skills going -

  • Daily reading
  • Counting practise – counting forwards and backwards to 20 and working with addition/ subtraction with single digit numbers.
  • Phonics practise of:

Set 1: s, a, t, p
Set 2: i, n, m, d
Set 3: g, o, c, k
Set 4: ck, e, u, r
Set 5: h, b, f, ff, l, ll, ss

Set 6: j, v, w, x

Set 7: y, z, zz, qu

Consonant digraphs: ch, sh, th, ng

Vowel digraphs: ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, er

  • Tricky word practise using the red tricky word cards.

Please see the links below to help you practice your tricky words and phonics. There is also a home starter guide that is similar to the one provided in your pack, this has some added information in it so please do have a look. Don’t forget to access the tasks your teacher has given you on Mathletics and Education City.

Daily Timetable

Here is a recommended timetable for learning activities, please see the document 'Home Learning Starter Pack' to see what a normal day in Reception would look like and use as reference for other timings if you wish.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9.00 - 9.15 Phonics Phonics Phonics 1 English Task Recap sounds and tricky words
9.15 - 11.00 Child-initiated and independent play-  role play, construction, arts and crafts, sand, water, play dough, outdoor activities
11.00 - 11.15 Maths Understanding the World RE Maths  Maths
11.15 - 1pm Play (as above) / Lunch / Break
1pm Onwards Shared Story Reading/phonics/tricky word practice/play/Mathletics


Our normal online Mathletics resource is available and we’ll continue to use this.  You can access the site here Mathletics and your child already has a login.

Education City

Our normal online Education City resource is available and we’ll continue to use this.  You can access the site here Education City and your child already has a login.

There are some activities set up on Education City for your child to access, these are linked to the weekly learning and are available for your child to use throughout the week. These are play-based and so could be done during your child's playing times.

Play-based Learning Page

This has lots of ideas and activities for learning through play, away from the screen. These can be set up for your child to play with independently or through shared play. 

Learning Tasks W/C: 23rd March, 2020


(Please see English Learning Page)  


OL – To recognise the trigraph ‘air’, reading and writing words with the sound ‘air’.


OL – To write a descriptive narrative about the mysterious egg.


(Please see Maths Learning Page)

OL – To discuss the properties of 3D shapes.

Understanding the World

(please see Understanding the World Learning Page)

OL – To observe and compare the growth of beans in different conditions.


(Please see R.E Learning Page)  

OL – To understand the significance of the stone in the Easter story.

Recap the story of Jesus dying and then being placed in the tomb  (we have read this at school but may need to go over it again) and use the Easter sequencing cards (cut these out first) to review the story.


(Please see PSHE Learning Page)  

OL -To understand the importance of washing hands especially before I eat and after I used the toilet.