The Holy Brook School



      Stream Class

Welcome to the Stream Class page.

Here you can find a range of activities that can be accessed to support your child at home, be that for a period of home learning or to extend what they are learning in school. 


If you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us l by using the contact form or calling the school office on 0118 937 5489.

The Stream Team are always happy to help!

Many thanks,


Stream Team Leader



Each morning we have grouped phonic sessions, depending on the children's phonic knowledge.  We use the scheme  'Twinkl phonics' and participate in a range of activities each session, including flashcard recall, playing phonics games and completing written evidence. The children in Stream class are working on Phase 3 - 5. Please see the sound mats below. 





This academic year in Stream Class, your child will be given many opportunities to practice their Reading, Writing Transcription, Writing Comprehension, Spelling & Grammar.

We will be writing for a range of purposes and audiences.


In the Autumn term our English texts will be the following:






In the Spring term our English text will be the following: 

We will use these texts to aid book discussions and base our writing activities on. 

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Below are some common exception words. Some children have these as their weekly spelling words and are encouraged to use these in their writing. 


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Place value and number are essential throughout maths units as well as everyday life.

Every term at The Holy Brook School involves up to four weeks of place value and number work in maths, with an additional area of maths to be covered for the remaining weeks of that term.


Place Value (ongoing):

Supporting Links:

 Number and Functions (ongoing):

Supporting Links (Multiplication and Division):



Foundation Subjects (Science, R.E., PSHE, History, Geography and Art)

This year our Science, R.E., and the foundation subject learning will be delivered through termly Schemes of Work titled Myself, My World and My Environment.


  • Autumn Term - Myself
  • Spring Term - My World
  • Summer Term - My Environment 



Throughout Autumn we will be exploring the different food groups and the definition of a balanced diet. We will look at animal diets and learn what a carnivore, herbivore and an omnivore is. We will then look at animal offspring. 

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At The Holy Brook School we talk lots about our feelings. Below is an example of our Zones of Regulation. We use this to support children identify which zone they may be in and which emotions go with that. We will be discussing the Zones of Regulation's and how to manage our feelings.

You can support your child by:

  • Engaging in turn-taking activities at home
  • Encouraging your child to prepare their own meals
  • Encourage your child to dress independently 


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Throughout Autumn we will be looking at how toys have changed from the past until now. We will consider the following: 

  • the materials toys are made from
  • the safety aspects of toys (past vs future)
  • how are toys powered (batteries/ electric)
  • the appearance of toys

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Throughout Autumn, we will be looking at the all 4 countries in the United Kingdom. We will be learning to recognise their flags and recall their capital cities. We will then discuss counties in the UK.


You can support your child by:

  • Going on a walk in your local area and following google map instructions
  • Practice using the eight points of the compass in different ways
  • Play battle ships to help the children use co-ordinates
  • Research areas of natural beauty in the local community & visit

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 Home Learning Activities

Should your child be at home for any period of time, if they are able to access, there is always lots of quizzes and lessons on Purple Mash -  here: 

Your child will need to log in to Purple Mash to access the activities, should your child have forgotten their login username and password, please do not hesitate to ring and I can give the username and password again. 


 Thank you for visiting our class page. :) 

145 Ashampstead Road, Southcote, Reading, RG30 3LJ

0118 937 5489