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Reception - Dragonflies & Bumblebees

Wb 8th & 15th June - Man on The Moon- Reception

Click here for the Home Learning Map.

During this 2 week learning period we will be looking at the story Man on the Moon (A day in the life of Bob) by Simon Bartram.


Bob Thinks there's no such thing as aliens! Will you find any?

This story can be found here

Links and Examples

Below are some links and examples to help you complete some of the activities from our Learning Maps.

Take a look at European Space Agency to find out more about living in space.

              Why not one of their space games?                             

Look at exploring the Solar System with Paxi.

Could you name the different planets?

Try making pictures or models of The Moon or the whole Solar System!


 Could could try you make a solar system necklace?

Create a picture of Bob in his space suit. 


Could you create a picture of the rocket porthole? What does Bob see?

If you haven't made one already, why not make a model of Bob's rocket.

Will you hang it from the ceiling?


What about making a model of a moon buggy!


 5, 4, 3,2,1 Zero Blast OFF!    

Try some of the 20 Supersonic Super Fun Space Crafts



Find out more about Bob on Simon Bartram website. Click Link    

      Have a go at making a story map.        

Why not make a picture diary of Bobs day!


 Could you use your maps to retell the story or write your version of Bobs day?

  Phonics and Spelling - Click the blue links below

 DFE Letters and Sounds Daily Lessons                                                         


Phonics lessons take place on this website every week day. If you feel  your child needs more support with the process of blending sounds together, there are lessons at 11 o'clock to practice sounding and reading words such as ‘tap’ ‘cap’ ‘mat’ ‘pat’.


Click for more support on the blue links below. 

Letters and Sounds Channel Home Page


 Don't forget your Spelling Shed link  where you can practice your spelling.


Also your Teaching Your Monster to Read login. Those monsters need your help!


Try your hand at spelling some of our Year One words with...  

Spellingframe Choose a spelling rule and practice with a game or why not test yourself.



Don't forget your Maths Shed link  where you can practice your Maths skills.


BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons                                                                     

Fridays Challenge 

BBC Bitesize - Maths Week 6 5/6/20



Go SUPERSONIC! ⭐ BBC Stargazing - The Moon and The Sea         

    How does the moon and the sea work together?            

 Try the Oreo Phases of The Moon Challenge.

 5, 4, 3,2,1 Zero Blast OFF!    Make things fun and try making a rocket that moves.

Compare how different angles of the straw affect the distance the rocket travels or how adding fins or folding the rocket in different ways can affect its flight.



Let's Get Physical

  10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 Blast Off!

  Time to go into space with Jaime from Cosmic Kids.


WASP - New Wiltshire and Swindon Sports                              

 Try out some of their sporting games and activities. Click the blue links below.

   Week 4



School Value This Term                                                            

Achieving Excellence. What dreams and goals are you going to set yourself this term.

What would you like to achieve?

          Think BIG and REACH FOR THE STARS!        

MUSIC - Click the blue link below!

         Out of the Ark (free music resource)                           

Out of the Ark have kindly released lots of free musical resources for children to access at home! Feel free to browse the link above and choose some songs to learn at home!

(**Please note that some songs may be of a religious theme.**)