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At Limes Farm Infant School and Nursery we understand that Online Safety is of paramount importance for the children we teach. We continue to strive to ensure that all children are kept safe, including when accessing Remote Learning. In light of this, we have implemented a Remote Learning Code of Conduct, below.


  1.  Ensure children are supervised when completing online learning tasks or accessing recorded lessons.
  2. Use the reputable learning sites and platforms suggested by Teachers.
  3. Use our 'Remote Online Learning Offer' as a guide.
  4. Read Online Safety updates posted on the website.
  5.  Contact Staff using appropriate channels and ask for assistance, if needed.
  6. Make sure any online devices have appropriate child filters in place.

Hi Orange and Violet Class! Each week the Teachers will be uploading tasks and activities, that can be completed at home, if needed. These tasks will reflect the learning in class, so no one misses out! 


We can be contacted via email or on Class Dojo, should you need any assistance. 


Please take a photo and send the work in via Class Dojo or your teachers email addresses below;  or


In Math this week we are continuing our topic of 'Addition and Subtraction'. To continue our learning we will continue to look at subtraction.


1.find fact families

2.count back

3&4.find the difference



In phonics this half term we will be learning phase 3 sounds. We will be learning that two letters together can make one sound. These are called digraphs. We will also learn that 3 letters can make one sound. These are called trigraphs. We will use these new sounds to help us spell and read words.

The phase 3 sounds we have learnt so far are j,v,w, x, z,w,v, and qu,ch,sh,th and ng . This week we will be learning the sounds ai, ee, igh, oa. Help your child to read and spell words that containing these sounds. Ask them to write simple sentences. Encourage them to use full stops and capital letters in their sentences.

The tricky words we will be learning to read and spell are; was and my.

Please help your child to practice spelling the tricky words we have already learnt already, these are; I,to,no,go,the,he, she, me, be, and we.

The phonics play website is a great way to support your child's learning. 



This week we will be reading the story Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the really frightful night.

Day 1 Share the story with your child on you tube ensuring you stay with them to watch the video.

Ask your child questions about the book such as;

Who were the characters?  What were their names? Did they enjoy the story? Why? What happened in the story?

Watch the story together again this time explain that you will be asking your child what was their favourite part of the story.

Activity 1- Ask your child to draw a picture of their favourite part of the story. Can they write a sentence that explains what is happening in their picture?


Day 2 - Re watch the story. Explain that this story follows a problem resolution structure typical in traditional stories. The pattern of three occurs regularly in traditional tales and in this story Charlie has to overcome three obstacles before he can return the teddy bear to the little princess. Explain to the children, that ‘storytelling hands’ can be used to help remember a story. Explain we are going to use our hands to remember the beginning, middle and end.

Ask your child to talk about the beginning of the story and draw a picture to represent this.

Activity 2 – Create a story map showing what happens in the story


Day 3 Today you will be looking closely at the setting of the story. Using the picture of the tower ask your child to suggest some adjectives to describe the setting.

Activity 3- Ask your child to write at least 4 sentences using adjectives to describe the setting looking at the picture of the tower.


Day 4 watch the story again asking your child to pay close attention to the characters in the book. Ensure your child understands what characters are.

Talk about the different characters in the story What do they look like? Use adjectives to describe what each of them look like perhaps draw and label them on a piece of paper. Explain that today we are going to create a new character to add to the story. What do they want their character to look like? Discuss what the character might look like, sound like, move like. What are they like on the inside?

Task 4- Design your own character for the story.


In Geography this half term we will be learning about the UK. We will learn to name the four countries that make up the UK. We will learn to identify their flags and their capital cities. Please help your child to learn about this by looking at maps and identifying where each country is within the UK. 


In Science this term we will be exploring 'Every day Materials' such as: glass, wood, fabric, plastic, paper. 


Have a look around your house and see if you can find any of these materials. What is their use?


Complete the activity below and see if you can match the material to its picture.



It is really important to try and stay fit and healthy! Each week we we post a link to a fun activity you can do in your home to keep fit.


5 Minute Move | Kids Workout 4 | The Body Coach TV

Great for all ages 35 seconds work | 25 seconds rest Squat Knee To Elbow Mountain Climbers Wide Knee To Elbow Mummy Kicks Lunge Punches