Mr Brown's story timeWoodside's Year one teacher reads a range of stories - follow the link on the school website or look at the You Tube channel.
BBC radio and rhymesHelp your child to learn traditional nursery rhymes and songs or listen to a children's radio broadcast.
Oxford Owl phonics guideInformation for adults about phonics. I will share more information about phonics on Tapestry after Easter. Nursery work on Phase One activities but children with an interest in letter sounds will be moving on to Phase 2 soon.
When we teach letters in nursery, our focus is on the letter sounds rather than letter names. This video shows how to make those sounds clearly which will help with blending and segmenting to hear words.
Letter Formation - the red dot shows where to start each letter.
These rhymes help children to form letters correctly - say the rhyme as you write the letter. Nursery children can paint huge letters with water outside or write huge letters in the air.
AlphablocksAfter Easter, I will direct you to particular letters each day.
Jolly PhonicsWe use the Jolly Phonics scheme to deliver phonics teaching at Woodside. I will give a lot more information after Easter but this website has an app and other information if you wish to know more.