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Foundation 2 Home Learning

Please read the general information below first.

As requested by a few parents I have added some more challenging Phonics worksheets below for those children who are learning Set 2 sounds.  They are not RWI worksheets so some sounds will be different but they should provide more of a challenge if your child needs it.

Week 3 - 18th January 2021

We have changed the planning a bit this week. 

We have added in some extra practical activities and any worksheets are attached at the bottom of the plan to make printing easier. 

Please read through the plan so that you don't miss any activities as we are trying to reduce the amount of worksheets we give you. 

Don't forget that there are phonics, maths and challenge activity videos posted on Tapestry everyday.

Week 2 - 11th January 2021
Week 1 - 5th January 2021

Reading Meeting Videos 


Please have a look at Ruth Miskin Training on YouTube 


Also have a look at 

Introduction to Reading Meeting

How ReadWriteInc works

What we will be doing at school

How you can help at home

How to say the sounds

We are guided by a document called Development Matters which helps us to think about what your child needs to learn.  At the end of the year your child will be assessed against The Early Learning Goals - this gives the Year 1 teachers information about how your child is progressing and their starting point for Year 1.


This year is very important for your child as by the end of the year they should be able to read a simple sentence, write a simple sentence and add and takeaway as well as developing a much wider range of skills to help them to become confident and happy learners.


We will be using Read, Write Inc. to learn our sounds to help us to read and write will take you to the website and if you click on "parents" at the top you will have access to lots of information to help at home with sounds and reading.


Please help your child by counting, hunting for numbers, talking about sounds and rhyming, teaching manners, asking lots of questions and generally sharing everything you can with them.

Autumn Term Timetable

We use a range of information to influence and inform our planning such as the needs and interests of the children, things happening in the world around us and the Early Years curriculum. 

Books are at the centre of our curriculum and link our learning and planning together.  

Foundation 2 will be reading a wide range of books, some of which are listed below:


  • Window
  • Pussy cat, Pussy cat, where have you been?
  • The Ugly Five
  • Previously
  • The Koala Who Could
  • The Squirrels Who Squabbled
  • The Lion Inside
  • The Lion and the Mouse
  • How to look after your dinosaur
  • A t-wit for a t-woo
  • Spinderella
  • There was an old giant who swallowed a clock
  • Tidy
  • Jellybeans for Giants
  • Oliver's milkshake
  • What the Ladybird Heard - a play
  • Animal life (non-fiction)
  • Spiders (non-fiction)
  • Animal surprises (non-fiction)
  • Our Local Area (non-fiction)
  • My First Picture Atlas (non-fiction)
  • Oxford Very First Atlas (non-fiction)
  • Story of Our Lives (non-fiction)
  • England (non-fiction)
  • The Usborne book of People of the World (non-fiction)
  • Coral Reef (non-fiction)
  • Deadly creatures (non-fiction)
  • Reptiles and amphibians (non-fiction)
  • Sharks (non-fiction)


We will also be choosing books that are well known and loved by the children.

Relevant to our Year Group:


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