Reception English worksheets by School Year
Help your child recognise capital letters and practise using them correctly with this simple worksheet for Reception children.
Help your child read a text and then imagine how it might continue. They'll be taking their first steps into creative writing and story telling!
How many different full sentences can your child make with these words? Remember that a full sentence needs to start with a capital letter and end in a full stop.
This simple game is designed to help support and reinforce the learning of the Phase 3 phonics sounds /oo/, /ar/, /or/ and /ur/.
This simple game is designed to help support and reinforce the learning of the Phase 3 phonics sounds /ai/, /ee/, /igh/ and /oa/.
Help your child practise reading and writing the tricky words they've learned in Phase 3 phonics with this Reception activity. Tricky or exception words are words in which the English spelling code works in an unusual or uncommon way.
Help your child practise reading and writing Phase 2 tricky or exception words (words in which the English spelling code works in an unusual or uncommon way) with this Reception activity.
Many children are able to hear the initial sounds (the first sounds) in words or in a word but might struggle to hear the final sounds. This game is designed to help them practise both of these skills and covers a mixture of Phase 2 and Phase 3 phonics sounds.
Help your child learn how to label a picture correctly with a drawing and writing activity for Reception children.
Help your child listen to sounds and identify rhyming words with this Reception activity sheet.
Books and pictures contain lots of information. Practise being an information detective! Look at the picture on the worksheet, then answer the questions on the next page.
Once your child is confident with the Phase 2 phonics sounds /h/ /b/ /f/ /g/ /l/ /p/ /i/ /u/ and /o/, use this game to help them practise blending vowel-consonant and consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words.
Blending sounds is a tricky but important skill. This quick phonics game is designed to help Reception children practise blending two sounds. Then they'll need to decide if they’ve made a real or nonsense word!
A quick game designed to help your child review the Phase 2 phonics sounds /g/ /c/ /k/ /r/ /t/ /h/ /e/ /a/ and /i/ and to help them practise blending vowel-consonant and consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words.
Compare a text and a picture and spot the inconsistencies between the two, in this simple exercise to help develop children's reading comprehension skills.
This game is designed to help children to distinguish between the Phase 3 sounds /ch/, /sh/ and /th/ in words they read and hear.
If your child is starting school in Reception, what can you do to help them make the best possible start? Find out how to lay the foundations for a great transition with our Reception starters learning pack – it's bursting with activities that focus on early English, maths and science skills, as well as supporting your child's physical and social development.
Oh dear – Captain Clumsy has forgotten where she has hidden her treasure! Luckily she left herself a clue. Look at the pictures of the items below. What sound do they each begin with?
Can you help the animals through the mazes? Follow the words that rhyme with your pencil to help them to their snacks.