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School Welcome

Welcome To

The Academy of Cuxton Schools

“Foundations for Life”




Dough disco!   

Fine motor development | Playdough song | If you're happy and you know it - YouTube


Watch the video below and join in with the moves! 



Read your reading book with an adult or sibling. Adult to ask you questions about what you have read - - Oxford Owl have lots of free reading books that you can download and read! Also, check out Rising Stars for a new book.


Miss Powell’s group:

Look at the attached phase 2 sound mat.  See how many of the sounds you can read to an adult.

Today we are learning a new sound. We are learning about the ‘j’ phoneme.  Watch the following video:

Now can you find as many things as you can with the ‘j’ phoneme.  Remember it is usually at the beginning of a word!

Now have a go at the following game:

Phonics Frog (Phase 3) - Online Phonics Game (


Mrs Lenotti’s group:

Look at the attached phase 3 sound mat. See how many of the sounds you can read to an adult.

Look at this word ‘ten’ if we add the sound ‘t’ at the end it becomes the new word ‘tent’. Today we are going to look at some more words like this, they are called CVCC words (consonant, vowel, consonant, consonant).

Have a go at the attached matching game.  

Now have a practise of this tricky word game: Train Your Brain (

Remember to have a look at your spellings for this week.



Mrs Hutcheon’s group:

Look at the attached Phase 5 sound mat. See how many of the sounds you can identify.

This week we are going to be looking at split-vowel digraphs and today we are going to learn about the e-e split vowel digraph. Watch this video to learn more about the e-e split-vowel digraph.

How many words can you think of with the e-e split vowel digraph? Remember it is at the end of a word.

Now have a go at the following game:


Mrs Emslie/Mrs Houghton’s group:

Look at the attached phase 3 sound mat.  See how many of the sounds you can read to an adult, and how many of the tricky words you can read without sounding them out.  Repeat with the phase 4 tricky words.

Today we are doing something exciting!  We have finished phase 4 so we need to start on phase 5.  There are lots of lovely new sounds to learn!

Today we are learning the alternative grapheme ‘ay’.  We already know the ‘ai’ phoneme, but this is a different way of spelling it.  Watch the video:

Discovery Education Espresso - Ash's phonics - the 'ay' spelling

You will need to login:

Username: student17015

Password: cuxton

Complete the ‘ay’ read and draw sheet attached.  Read the word, and draw a picture of it.

Add ‘ay’ to the bottom of your phase 3 sound mat.

Parents:  As part of phase 5 learning, we will also be recapping phase 3 and 4.  Please don’t be surprised if some of the games etc involve other phases.


Please see the video below

You will need:

  • 2 non-fiction (information) books. 
  • A copy of the worksheet attached
  • Paper
  • Pencil


If you do not have any non-fiction books, then have a look at Oxford Owl -


Break - Grab a healthy snack and a drink and have a break. Could you go outside to get some fresh air?


Number Bonds -


Starter – Recap greater than and less than by following the link -


This week, we are learning about Place Value and then moving on to Multiplication and Division. Today we are going to compare numbers to 50. Watch the Maths video and complete the worksheet.


Don’t forget about Numbots! -




Online PE lesson with Joe Wicks -

Oti Mabuse Dance lessons -

Just Dance -

Yoga -

Explore GoNoodle and stay active!



Last week, we looked at the solar system and different planets. Today, I would like you to design your own planet. Draw your planet and tell me facts about it.


What is the name of your planet?

What does it look like?

Tell me about the size of your planet.

Hoe many moons does your planet have?

Who/ what lives on your planet?


Monday's English video

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Maths Video:

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Art Video

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Story time:

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