Beaconside C of E Primary School & Acorn Nursery

Learning to live, Learning to shine.

Beaconside C of E Primary School & Acorn Nursery

“Let your light so shine before others that they may see your good works” (Matthew 5:16)


Some great activities from out Home Learning booklet:


  • Share story books and talk about what is happening on each page.
  • Sing nursery rhymes and songs
  • Practise writing your name
  • Use your robot arms to sound out the HFW and words in books if you can.
  • Practise writing your phase 2 sounds (Sound mat in pack)
  • Play sound spotter, can you find sounds you know on packets, in books or anywhere in your house?

Communication and Language

  • Storytelling with homemade puppets- use old socks, lolly sticks and straws.
  • Singing nursery rhymes and action songs such as ‘Simon Says’
  • Make music with saucepans and pots.
  • Play guessing games such as ‘I spy’ and ‘What animal am I’ – remember to give clues!

Phase 2 sound mat

Upper and lower case letters

Phase 3 soft th

Phase 3 ch

Phase 3 J

Phonics 3 ee

Phonics 3 igh

Phonics 3 - long oo

Phonics 3 short oo

Phase 2 High frequency words

Kitchen Disco Story

Phase 3 Hard th

Phase 3 sh

Phase 3 qu

Phonics 3 ng

Jolly Phonics - phase 2

Phonics 3 or

Phonics 3 ow

Phase 2 tricky words

The tiger who came to tea story

Phase 3 ng

Phase 3 w

Phonics 3 ai

Phonics 3 oa

Jolly Phonics - phase 3

Phonics 3 ar

Phonics 3 oi