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Please click on the English activity booklet Pippety Skycap - a tale of mischief attached below.  There are a number of activities to complete based on the story which will practise lots of the literacy skills we learn in class.  Please select an activity to complete each day and don't forget to bring your learning into school so we can see how you have got on.

Good morning Sailboats, It won't be too long before we see each other  again. I can't wait to see you all again as I have mi


Attached below are some phase 2 (single letter sounds) and phase 3 (digraphs) flashcards for you to practise reading and writing these sounds.  Once you are confident with these sounds see if you can think of and write words containing the sounds.  You can then extend this activity to thinking of and writing sentences.

I have also attached some a sound mat, tricky word mat and handwriting guide to help you in your English activities.


The websites Oxford Owl ( and Collins Big Cat (  are excellent resources for online reading books and use many of the texts are the same or similar to the ones we use in school.  Both websites are completely free to use for online reading and you can search for books by colour band so you can choose the level you are reading at school.  

Lilac - non word picture books and initial sounds (Phase 1 phonics)

Pink - Single letter sounds (Phase 2 phonics)

Red - Introducing digraphs (Phase 3 phonics)

Yellow - Longer texts and introducing alternative phonetic sounds (Phase 4 and 5 phonics)

Blue - Alternative phonetic sounds including split digraphs (Phase 5 phonics)