Welcome to the Ladybird class


Welcome to Scout Road Academy's Ladybird class 

Start time: 8.40am

Finish time: 3.10

Staff: Mrs Nalton & Miss Holmes

Please drop off and collect children in Ladybirds from our Reception playground

Snack: We will provide fruit snack everyday. Please send children with their own drinks bottle. 

Forest school: Will be every Tuesday afternoon for all EYFS and KS1. Please refer to letter regarding clothing. Children should wear PE kit to school on Tuesday. 

Tapestry: Tapestry is an online learning journey, where you will be able to see what your child is up to. Once the children have started school, you will receive an email to register. You will then be able to add your own observations too. 

PE: PE will be every Thursday afternoon. Please send children to school in their PE kit. 






Phonics: Read Write Inc


 Understanding the World: Plants and Our Local Area 

Expressive Arts and Design:  


Reception PE: Thursday - children should wear their PE kit to school 

Forest school: Tuesday afternoon - children should wear their PE uniform and use other outdoor wear






Links for Home learning:

For Maths use, White Rose, Making 10 

Phonics links have been emailed out

BBC Teach - Minibeasts watch the clip and then draw and write about your favourite minibeast. 

Oak National Academy, Understanding the world, Know the names of animals and their offspring

Enjoy playing out in the snow. Explore what happens to snow when you hold it. 


Open Minds Calderdale have produced a great range of resources to support the emotional well being of children, young people and their families during this difficult time. http://www.openmindscalderdale.org.uk/



Help Reception parents can offer at home:

  • Encourage children to practice dressing and undressing independently, including turning clothes inside out
  • Reading/ story telling daily
  • Talking about everyday things that occur
  • Practice holding a pencil correctly
  • Practice writing numbers and counting out loud
  • Learn numbers to 20, counting forwards and backwards
  • Encourage children to go to the toilet and wash their hands independently 
  • Encourage children to use a knife and fork correctly. 
  • Read daily 
  • Encourage writing practice as often as possible