Year 1

Please click on one of the subsections to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths. The government have also brought together an initial list of free online educational resources to help children to learn at home.

Bored of computer screens? Pick an activity from here! Stuck inside? Have a go at one of these!


And the Stars of the Week are…

Work for 6th – 17th July

Wellbeing: Jumpback July

Whole School Project: Every 2 weeks we will upload a new task for every child over the whole school to complete. Click here to access the third one which is about making your own top trump card.

Reading TasksClick here to access the reading tasks for the next two weeks.

Writing TasksClick here to access the writing tasks for the next two weeks.

Marvelous Matrix: Click here for a wide range of activities for the wider curriculum for the next two weeks.

Maths: Follow the Daily BBC Bitesize Maths learning by clicking on this link.

Daily Maths Tasks Week Beginning 13th July

Day 1: Click here to watch a video tutorial on number bonds. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 2: Click here to watch a video tutorial on related facts. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 3: Click here to watch a video tutorial on finding a part. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 4: Click here to watch a video tutorial on add by counting on. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 5: 

Daily Maths Tasks Week Beginning 6th July

Day 1: Click here to watch a video tutorial on finding half . Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 2: Click here to watch a video tutorial on finding a quarter . Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 3: Click here to watch a video tutorial on finding a quarter continued. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 4: Click here to watch a video tutorial on problem solving . Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 5: Play this counting coins activity on BBC Bitesize

Go onto interactive resources or choose other games from the maths section of the website. Have fun!


A big shout out to our 2 Stars if the Week from Year 1…..Mikayla and Ismail! Congratulations and keep up the hard work!

 

Week Beginning 29th June *updated with maths tasks for this week*

Wellbeing : Choose an activity for each day using Joyful June

Whole School Task: Click here to access the Whole School Task which lasts for the next two weeks. 

Writing Tasks: Click here to access Writing Tasks for the next two weeks.

Reading Tasks: Click here to access Reading Tasks for the next two weeks.

Marvellous Matrix: Click here here to access Foundation subject activities for the next two weeks.

Daily maths lessons:

Day 1: Click here to watch a video tutorial on making doubles. Then click here to answer some questions.

Day 2:Click here to watch a video tutorial on making equal groups-grouping. Then click here to answer some questions.

Day 3:Click here to watch a video tutorial on making equal groups-sharing. Then click here to answer some questions.

Day 4:Click here to watch a video tutorial on finding half. Then click here to answer some questions.

Day 5: Click here to get onto Interactive Resources. Use ‘brecknock’ for username and password. Click on the Year 1 page to access lots of different games.

You can also choose from a range of these activities below:

Addition to 20 using a Numberline

Numicon addition brick

Building Brick Addition

Building Brick Addition Challenge

Addition and Subtraction to 20

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Well done to our two ‘Stars of the Week’ for working extra hard last week! Keep up the hard work and helping out at home!

Week Beginning 15th June 2020

Wellbeing : Choose an activity for each day using Joyful June

Writing Tasks: Click Here to access Writing Tasks for the next two weeks. 

Reading Tasks: Click here to access Reading Tasks for the next two weeks.

Marvellous Matrix: Click here to access Foundation subject activities for the next two weeks. 

Daily Maths Tasks:

Follow the Daily BBC Bitesize Maths learning by clicking on this link. You can also choose from a range of these activities below:

Number Line Addition to 20

Dinosaur Addition

Finding Number Bonds

Robot Number Bonds to 20

Plus, Minus and Equals

Week Beginning 8th June 2020

Wellbeing : Choose an activity for each day using Joyful June

Writing Tasks : Click Here to access the Writing Tasks for the next two weeks.

Reading Tasks: Click Here to access the Writing Tasks for the next two weeks.

Marvellous  Matrix: Click Here to access the Foundation Subject Matrix for the next two weeks.

Daily Maths Tasks:

Follow the Daily BBC Biteseize Maths learning by clicking on this link You can also choose from a range of these activities below:

Maths Robots!

Robots number bonds to 20!

Green bottles Subtraction!

Addition to 20 on a number line

Addition to 20 take 2!

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Week beginning 1st June 2020

Day 1

Reading : Listen to ‘I don’t want to wash my hands!’ and discuss with your family what this story is about, and why this is important.

Literacy : Plan a party! It’s been 2 months since we saw all our friends. If you could plan a big party, what would you do? Where would it be? What food would you have? Any music, games? Make it as creative as possible

Maths :  BBC Maths Year 1  and complete the maths lessons for each day (look for the correct date at the top). Please watch the learning video, and complete the interactive activity below. Once you are happy that you understand the lesson, complete the worksheet activity included. You do not need to print them.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Mindfulness: Have a look at Mindfulness June and choose the activity for today!

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Reading : Read ‘I want a bedtime story’ by Tony Ross. think about what you like about this story and why.

Literacy : Click here to read some examples of one of our favourite days. Think back to a day you have had which you really enjoyed, perhaps it was on holiday, or at home or with your friends or an event at school like sports day. Write about your best day. Make sure you include why you chose this day, how it made you feel, who you were with and what was so special about it.

Maths :  BBC Maths Year 1   and complete the maths lessons for each day (look for the correct date at the top). Please watch the learning video, and complete the interactive activity below. Once you are happy that you understand the lesson, complete the worksheet activity included. You do not need to print them.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click herefor PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Mindfulness: Have a look at  Mindfulness June and choose the activity for today! 

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Reading : Watch Geraldine the Giraffe Learns ‘ea’ then open the document ea Phoneome Spotter Comprehension . Read the letter on the left hand of the page. Then, answer the questions 1-4.

Literacy :What do you want to be when you grow up? What skills will you need to do this job? What will you need to work hard on to be successful?

Maths : Make doubles! Follow this link from the White Rose Website to remind you. Can you spot any doubles around where you live? Double Trouble!

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Mindfulness / Wellbeing :Complete today’s activity on Mindfulness June

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

 

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Day 4

Reading : Open the document ‘aw’ phoneme spotter . Read the letter on the left hand of the page. Then, answer the questions 1-4. The focus sound is ‘aw/or’. Here are some videos to recap these sounds.

Geraldine the Giraffe learns ‘or’

Geraldine the Giraffe Learns ‘aw’

Literacy : Write a poem about school/ friends/ school closure. Reflect on this current time and be creative with your words. You could choose to write an acrostic poem, a rhyming poem, or any poem of your choice. I have included some resources below to help you.

Acrostic Poem Templates

Rainbow Acrostic Poem Template

Maths : Follow this link from White Rose about equal groupings – then draw a poster to show what you learnt! Equal Groupings

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Mindfulness / Wellbeing: Have a go at today’s activity on Mindfulness June

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5

Reading : Choose a chapter book or a few picture books and spend 30minutes reading independently. Ask a parent to come and get you when half an hour has finished. Talk to your parents and what you have read, what you enjoyed and any questions you have

Literacy :Imagine you have found this map, what would you do with it? How did you feel?

Maths : Continue your learning from yesterday with ‘Equal Groupings’ but this time, with sharing. Watch this video. Then have a think about what you can share at home!

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Mindfulness / Wellbeing :  Have a go at today’s activity on Mindfulness June

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Half Term (25.05.20 – 29.05.20)

There will be no online work set during the half term break.  This is a time to relax and recharge.  Online work will start on Monday, 1st June. In the meantime, here are our top things to do during the break:

  • Enjoy some time exploring nature in your local park, garden or green space! Click on KidzGardening Link and try some of these fantastic ways to explore nature!
  • The RSPB have some lovely activities you can do when you’re out and about. Why don’t you try taking part in a bug safari, minibeast hunt, bird watching and finding Spring flowers?  Just click onRSPB Activities  Send us some photographs or drawings to show us what you found. 😊
  • Create your own Sports Day with these games  – outdoor-games. Can you keep a tally of who wins each race and find an ultimate champion?
  • Kick back and relax and listen to a choice of a wide range of audio books! Follow this link to explore your favourite book. You may want to keep an eye out for an author that you particularly like or your favourite types of books!
  • Everyone’s a scientist this half term with the Francis Crick Institute
    Become a scientist for a week, this half term with the amazing online Discovery Week from the Crick. With crazy crafting, kitchen challenges and the chance to meet their brilliant scientists, as well as lots of downloadable resources to keep you busy. In each day’s task there’s a hidden clue to hunt down. Keep hold of these as by the end of the week, they’ll reveal the golden word and you’ll be in for a chance to win great prizes, including a £50 Amazon voucher.

If you would like to do some additional learning, click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths for your year group. We recommend the The Bitesize Home Learning Page which has daily activities in all subjects for each year group (you can pick activities from previous weeks and from other year groups too).

Have a lovely half term!

Week beginning Monday 18th May 2020

Day 1
 
Reading : Watch the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Have you heard this story before? If so, is this similar to the version of the story that you know? If not, how is it different?

Literacy : Look at the pictures from the story and write a sentence to describe what is happening in each part.

 

Maths : Time yourself for 1 minute and see how far you can count up to without stopping! Then, once your ‘Maths Brain’ is all fired up- have a go at this 1 more 1 less activity to find 1 more and 1 less.

Mindfulness: You are brilliant and make lots of people happy. Have a little think about how you can make someone important in your life smile today – use the template below to think of 5 ways to do this!

 

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Reading : Watch Michael Rosen’s Chocolate Cake . Once you have watched it, think about how he makes it really exciting for the peopel that are listening  /watching him. What do you notice about his face / hands / voice?

Literacy : You may need to remind yourself of the Goldilocks story by watching the clip before from Day 1s session. Then, write some words to describe Goldilocks and the Three Bears. You may want to draw a picture first to get you started!


Maths : Have a go at completing this Superhero Missing Numbers!activity to unleash the Maths Superhero powers in you!

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Mindfulness: Find someone at home to play this game with below. Look carefully at the pictures and think about what they may be describing. Write each item down once you have guessed it using your sounds!

Eye Spy with My Little Eye…

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Reading : You may need to watch the Michael Rosen’s Chocolate Cake again. After, have a go at retelling some of the poem to someone at home. Think about how he was able to make it exciting for the audience and try and do the same yourself.

Literacy : Use your comic strip from Day 1 to write your own version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Alternatively use this plan to help you
Maths : Can you remember your number bonds to 20? Test yourself with this Numicon Activity

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Mindfulness: Take some time out of your day to unwind and complete this activity –Mindfulness Bubbles

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Reading : Draw a picture of what you think the boy and Mum may look like from ‘Chocolate Cake’ by Michael Rosen. Think about why you think the characters will look like this!

Literacy :Use this writing prompt to write a short story about your adventure on the Magical Bird – where would you go? What would you see? What was it like riding the Magical Bird?

 

Maths : Find Todays Maths activity on BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for a Phonics Game . Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Mindfulness: Have a look outside your window. Look carefully and write down 3 things that you haven’t noticed before. This could be a wonky pavement outside or a birds nest in a tree. Share this with people in the house and see if they have discovered it before.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

 

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Day 5

Reading & Literacy : Read over your Literacy work from the day before. Now, can you retell the story to someone at home? You may wish to publish your writing and draw some nice pictures to go with it!

Maths : Find Todays Maths activity on BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Mindfulness: Practise your breathing techniques by following this activity

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Week beginning Monday 11th May 2020
 
Day 1
 
Reading : Watch the fairytale of The Ginger Bread Man

Once you have watched the story, design your own Ginger Bread Man

Literacy : Watch the fairytale of The Ginger Bread Man
Think about what your favourite part is and why? Draw a picture of this part of the story and write a few sentences to describe it.

Maths : Watch this Double Trouble Maths Video  and then complete the Making Doubles!  activity to follow on.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words and have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Mindfulness: Do something today to care for the natural world today. This could be watering a plant, saving a lost insect around your home or making sure that people at home are turning things off properly to save electricity.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Reading- Can you retell the story of ‘The GingerBread Man’ using this Story Map? Try and use exciting words to describe the characters and what happened to make t more exciting for your audience! You can always try and create a Story map like the one below and retell the story to someone in your family. 


Literacy – Find the words from the Gingerbread man story in the Word Search below and colour them in.

Maths : Watch this Maths Videoabout sharing. Then complete the Equal Groups activity.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Thing of 3 things that you have done in your life that you are really proud of. This could be jumping into the deep end of a swimming pool, helping a friend or being brave in assembly. Draw a picture of these events and put them somewhere at home to remind yourself of them.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Reading – The Gingerbread Man has escaped!
Can you make a poster to help find him? Use this example posterto help you get started!

Literacy
Watch this Recipe Video on making Gingerbread Men.
Then write a recipe for a Ginger Bread Man. Make sure you include all the ingredients including quantities and then write the instructions in order. Remember to order your writing, for example use –  first, then, next, after, finally.

Maths : Complete Activity 1 of making number bonds to 10 using the 10 frames to help you. Can you explain what you notice about the patterns?

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Do something meaningful for someone that you love at home. This could be, helping them to put things away, giving them a cuddle or telling them that you care about them.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Reading- Imagine that you are the GingerBread Man. How do you think you would fel being chased? Would you enjoy it or would you be scared? Write a few sentences to say how you think he feels.

Literacy : Write a letter to the Key workers who are working really hard during this lockdown. Think carefully about who you would like to write to.

Maths:  Find today’s Maths Activityon BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity

Mindfullness / Wellbeing: Go on this Popcorn and Pirates Yoga Adventure!

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5

Maths : Complete Activity 2 of making number bonds to 20. Think back to making number bonds to 10 from Day 3? Do you notice anything?

Reading : Make up your own Gingerbread Man rhyme – how many different ideas can you come up with?
Here’s two examples:

“skip, skip as fast as you can,
You can’t catch me I’m a Gingerbread Kangaroo”

“stomp, stomp as fast as you can,
You can’t catch me I’m a gingerbread dinosaur”

Literacy: Have a go at these Karate Cat Games to help remind you of the importance of Spelling, Punctaution and Grammar.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Ask someone at home what matters the most to them in life and why? Think about what they say, is this important to you as well? Have a think about why this may or may not be important to you as well.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Week  5 (04.05.20 – 08.05.20)

Day 1

Reading : Listen to and watch the story of ‘The Brave Little Fish’

Literacy : Now that you have listened to ‘The Brave Little Fish’- write a letter to Stanley to encourage him to be brave and give him some support during his difficult time.

Maths : Online Task: Find today’s Maths activity on BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics:  Select one game to practise on PhonicsPlay .  Select one Year 1 sound to practice after watching a video here

Mindfulness: Take 10 breaths activity.
Practicing mindful breathing is a simple and effective way to help keep calm and be present. Find someone at home to do this activity with and take 10 deep breaths together. Try to close her eyes or look down at the floor and put your hand on your belly. Breath in so deeply that the air fills your belly and then breathe out slowly. If 10 breaths are too many, start with five and work your way up together with practice.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Reading– Listen to ‘The Little Brave Fish’
Draw a picture of your favourite character from the story and write at least 3 sentences about why you like them.

Literacy – Think of a time where you may have been worried before, what helped you to feel better? Draw a picture of this time and write a few sentences about it. Think about what you would say to a friend if they were worried about the same situation.

Maths : Online Task Find today’s Maths activity on BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics:  Select one game to practise onPhonics Play .  Select one Year 1 sound to practice after watching a video here.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Look out of your window and find shapes in the sky by laying down together and choosing different objects to search for in the clouds. You may wish to draw these.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Maths: Online Task Find today’s Maths activity on BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity

Reading : Listen to and watch the story of ‘The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson.
After you have listened to the story, can you draw a cartoon strip to order the events of who the Mouse meets?

Literacy : You may need to listen to ‘The Gruffalo’by Julia Donaldson. again for this activity. Can you recognise all of the words that rhyme with each other? Write the words down as you hear them. At the end of the story, look at the words. Are they spelt similar? What is the part of the word that rhymes? Keep these words for tomorrow’s session.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics:  Select one game to practise on PhonicsPlay .  Select one Year 1 sound to practice after watching a video here.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Have a go at making your own All About Me Rainbow think about what makes you special – you may want to ask a member of your family. You can also find the ‘1,2,3 its good to be me song, whilst you do it!’

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Maths: Online Task Find today’s Maths activity on BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity.

Alternative Task  – Can you find things around at home to make number 2 with 2 items? You could use 2 twigs, 2 sheets of loo roll, 2 bananas etc.  What about number 3 with 3 twigs, and so on?

Reading: Listen to and watch the story of  ‘The Gruffalo’by Julia Donaldson.
The Gruffalo scared a lot of the animals in the woodlands. Can you design your own scary beast that may live in the woods? Draw a picture of it and label it’s features. For example, scaly, poisonous back / beady black eyes.

Literacy: Look at your rhyming words from The Gruffalo in yesterday’s session. Can you make up your own poem using these rhyming words? Try and use at least 6 words. Once you have written a short poem, practise it on your own and then perform it to someone at home.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics:  Select one game to practise on PhonicsPlay.  Select one Year 1 sound to practice after watching a video here.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Print off or design your own NHS Poster to show your support for all of the hardworking doctors and nurses in the NHS!

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Week 4 (27.04.20 – 01.05.20)

Day 1: Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths: Online Task: Today the focus is on ordinal numbers. (e.g. 1st – first, 2nd – second, 3rd – third). Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity!

Alternative Task: Have a go at playing ‘Don’t Make 10’! Click here to watch a short demonstration about how to play.

Reading: Ask somebody at home if they can read this book about the Coronavirus to you.

Phonics: Monday Challenge!

Use sounds and words from this document and have a go at this phonics game.

Writing: Have a go at describing this bear!

Literacy: We did lots of work on Jon Klassen’s beautiful picture book ‘I Want My Hat Back’ last term. Watch Ian Nicholson and Samuel Wilde’s puppet-filled adaptation of the book by clicking here! What was your favourite bit and why? Tell somebody at home.

Lego Challenge: Do you love Lego? If so, have a go at this 30 day Lego Challenge!

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Maths: Online Task: Find today’s Maths activity on BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity!

Alternative Task: Have a go at this number bond activity. If you want more have a go at this Dinosaur ‘I Spy Number Bonds Activity’. Click here for page 1 and here for page 2.

Reading: Choose any book you like and then choose and complete a Remarkable Reading Activity for that book. Pick one you didn’t do last week!

Phonics: Use sounds and words from this document and have a go at this phonics game.

Writing: Have a go at this Dinosaur writing task.

Family Literacy Task: Get comfy as actress Andrea Sadler reads The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson. Have a go at some of these brilliant tasks.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Maths: Online Task: Find today’s Maths activity on BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity!

Alternative Task: Count the number of each type of minibeast from this document and write the numeral in the box. If you don’t have a printer, how about trying to draw the minibeast and writing the numeral next to it?

Science: This is a talking task! Look at the photos and decide which one you think is the odd one out. There is no ‘correct’ answer but you do have to be able to explain your choice and give reasons why you have chosen it! Here are some examples of what other people chose. 

Phonics: Go on to Phonics Play and have a go at one of the games – there are lots to chose from! It’s all free and there is more if you log on using the following information: Username: march20 Password: home

Writing: Have a go at this writing task.

Family Literacy Task: Get comfy as actress Andrea Sadler reads The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson. Have a go at some of these brilliant tasks.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Maths: Online Task: Find today’s Maths activity on BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity!

Alternative Task: Have a go at this problem. Using real coins will help a lot. Perhaps you could play shop keeper with somebody at home, pretending to buy and sell other sweets?

Reading: Read a book you have already read to somebody else that is at home with you. Practice reading fluently, using as much expression as you can!

Phonics: Pick one of these phonics activities to have a go at!

Writing: Have a go at describing a jelly fish! This video may help inspire you. Have a go at moving like a jelly around the room fish first!

Family Literacy Task: Get comfy as actress Andrea Sadler reads The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson. Have a go at some of these brilliant tasks.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5

Maths: Online Task: Find today’s Maths activity on BBC Bitesize. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity!

Alternative Task: Have a go at this activity to do with pairs of numbers. You could also have a go at this maths crossword with a bit of support.

Reading: Last week you picked a chapter book from Audio with somebody at home.  Listen to chapter 2 of the book you picked (or whatever chapter you have got to – hopefully a lot further on!). Were your predictions about what would happen correct? Make some new predictions!

Phonics:Use sounds and words from this document and pick a game! Game 1, here for game 2 and here for game 3

Writing: Time to get imaginative! What would your toys do if they came alive at night? 

Draw a picture of what they are doing and write a few sentences underneath.

Family Literacy Task: Get comfy as actress Andrea Sadler reads The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson. Have a go at some of these brilliant tasks.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.


Week 3 (20.04.20 – 25.04.20)

Day 1: Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths: Task 1: Watch this brilliant story about about understanding halves.

Task 2: Have a go at Counting on and back in 1s. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity!

Reading: Have a go at this reading task.

Phonics: Go on to Phonics Play and have a go at one of the games – there are lots to chose from! It’s all free and there is more if you log on using the following information:

Username: march20
Password: home

Writing: Watch Bee and Me by Alison Jay.

  1. Look at the first picture on the video of the city. Write TEN things you can see, starting your sentences: I can see…
  2. Look at the woman in the window. Write down what she might be thinking
  3. Write what you think the little girl is saying to the bee when she meets it
  4. There are no words in this book, only pictures. Write a story to go with the pictures. Remember to have a BEGINNING, MIDDLE and an END.
  5. If you want a challenge, make your story into a Mini Book – the lovely people at the British Library will explain how here.

Wider Curriculum: Watch this video and draw a picture of the Snail and the Whale!

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Maths: Task 1: Watch this story about a clever monkey trying to outwit some hungry Crocodiles. You can count along with the videos as they count from 1-10 and then from 10-1.

Task 2: Have a go at Counting on and back in 2s within 50. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity!

Reading: Choose any book you like and then choose and complete a Remarkable Reading Activity for that book.

Phonics: Pick one of these phonics activities to have a go at!

Writing: Have a go at this writing task. I would love to be on a deserted beach right now! Where will you choose and why?

Wider Curriculum: Help set the dinner table with somebody at home tonight. Try and count how many items you take out of the drawers!

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Maths: Have a go at Counting on and back in 5s within 50. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity!

Reading: Choose any book you like and then choose and complete a Remarkable Reading Activity for that book.

Phonics: Go on to Phonics Play and have a go at one of the games – there are lots to chose from! It’s all free and there is more if you log on using the following information:

Username: march20
Password: home

Writing: Have a go at this writing task. Discuss your choice with somebody at home first.

Wider Curriculum: Have a go at drawing the fantasy pet you wrote about in your writing task!

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Maths: Have a go at splitting numbers into tens and ones. Watch the video, have a practice and then challenge yourself with the activity!

Reading: Read your favourite book to somebody else that is at home with you. Try and use as much expression as you can!

Phonics: Pick one of these phonics activities to have a go at!

Writing: What’s your favourite meal? Have a go at this task. If you would prefer, try drawing your favourite meal and the labelling what it is and all the different ingredients. Perhaps you could even have a go at helping make it at some point in the future!

Wider Curriculum: Have a go at this heart beat activity

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5

Maths: Challenge Friday! Have a go at these challenges to test your problem solving skills. See how many you and your family can do together!

Extra Challenge: Look at these shapes. How many of them can you find in your house or flat? Who can find the most? Try pointing or touching them, naming them at the same time!

Reading: Pick a chapter book from Audio with somebody at home (it’s free!) and listen to chapter 1. What did you choose? Why? What did you enjoy about it? What do you think will happen in chapter 2?  Let one of the Year 1 teachers know by sending them an email.

Phonics: Go on to Phonics Play and have a go at one of the games – there are lots to chose from! It’s all free and there is more if you log on using the following information:

Username: march20
Password: home

Writing: Who would you like to meet and why? Try writing their name down and writing a few sentences about them. I would like to meet….because…

You could also draw a picture of them and write a few words around them about what they are like (e.g. kind, helpful, funny)

Wider Curriculum: Try some Body Percussion with Body Beats!Have a go at making up your own routine!

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Easter Break (06.04.20 – 17.04.20)

There will be no online work set during the 2 week Easter break.  This is a time to relax and recharge.  Week 3 work will start on Monday, 20th April. In the meantime, here are some things to do during the break whilst you’re indoors:

  • Experience Disneyland rides from around the world here. You can also learn how to draw your favourite Disney characters here.
  • Your hand drawing artworks have been amazing! Why not try create some more?
  • Have an old egg carton? You could have your own Very Hungry Caterpillar.
  • Try one of Scouts ‘100 Indoor Activities‘.
  • Try any/all of the mindfulness activities suggested for last week or find your own mindfulness activity to practice.
  • Mail a hug to a loved one you miss. Details here.

A book written by Elizabeth Jenner, Kate Wilson & Nia Roberts to help explain the current Coronavirus situation to children.

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Week 1 (23.03.20 – 27.03.20)

Day 1: Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths: Number hunt: what numbers can you find in your house? Can you find all the numbers from zero to twenty? Try writing these numbers in your scrapbook, for example the numbers on a remote control or a clock. Can you find numbers on shoes, on food in the cupboard or in the fridge?

Reading: Watch I Need My Monster on YouTube and write a few sentences using adjectives to describe your ideal monster.

Writing: Write a story about how this banana grew to be so big. Big Banana.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Maths: Complete the number bonds task on MyMaths. Then have a go at this number bonds game.

Reading: Listen to the story ‘Stop Telling Fibs’. Have a go at finding all of the rhymes from the story using this checklist.

Writing: Write a story that includes your favourite fictional characters.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Maths: Draw a number line to 20. Play ‘race to zero’ with a family member. Use cards or get your family member to say numbers 1-6 if you do not have any dice.

Reading: Read our poem of the week ‘Carrot Nose‘. You can practice this poem each morning after your Joe Wicks workout.

Writing: Play this phase 3 phonics game. Write each of the words in your home learning book and get a family member to check your spelling.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Maths: Count in fives up to 50. Write these numerals in your home learning book. Challenge yourself by going up to 100 and counting backwards in fives from 100. Use this hundreds chart to help if necessary.

Reading: Listen to ‘Grubby Gertrude‘ by David Williams.

Writing: Write about a time when your room has been messy. Use adjectives to describe some of the items in your messy room.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5

Maths: Sums investigation: Tear or cut four small pieces of paper. Write the numbers 12, 15, 19, and 24 on these pieces of paper. Put these pieces of paper into a hat or bucket. Pull two of the pieces of paper out of the hat and add them together. Write the number sentence in your book e.g. 13 + 14 = 27. Do this a few times. Stop and Think. How many different sums can you get from pulling these number cards out of the bag? How do you know you have all the possibilities? Try this with the numbers 2, 4, 5 and 9 if you are finding the other numbers too challenging.

Reading: Read your favourite book to somebody else that is at home with you.

Writing: Watch ‘Lost and Found‘ by Oliver Jeffers. Create a missing poster for the penguin to help it find its way back home. You can use this template to help you. Remember to use lots of adjectives to describe the penguin to give it the best chance of being recognised!

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Week 2 (30.03.20 – 03.04.20)

Day 1: Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths: Find the missing number bond in this activity. Draw the numicons and write the number sentence in your home learning book. Get a family member to help if you are finding it tricky.

Reading: Read our poem for the week ‘Spring Wind‘ – practice this poem once a day!

Writing: Write three sentences about what you did or are going to do today. You could do this daily and keep a diary of your home learning experience.

Mindfulness: Try using these shapes to help you control your breathing. Use this video to help guide you on each exercise. Remember you can use any of the activities given to you throughout the week at anytime you need to calm or ground yourself.

Art: Try some of these drawings. You could draw new a animal each day. Have a go at creating your own hand art animal and email a picture of your drawing to your teacher.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Maths: Pick a number from 1-9. Start on that number and count in tens to 100. For example 2, 12, 22… Write these in your book and see if you can count backwards from your final number.

Reading: Play ‘Picnic on Pluto‘. Remember, Obb eats the fake words and Bob eats the real words. Try to play the phase you are on for phonics. If you can not remember what phase you are on, just select phase 2 or 3.

Writing: Create your own comic book strip by drawing similar boxes to these in your home learning book. Draw a picture in the top box and write a sentence in the smaller box below that goes along with the picture. Once you have finished creating your comic strip, read your story out to someone in your house and show them your amazing pictures and writing!

Mindfulness: Try yoga, meditation or mindful observing. You could have a go at all three throughout the week. Remember you can use any of the activities given to you throughout the week at anytime you need to calm or ground yourself.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Maths: Write these numbers into your home learning book and complete the number sentence. For example, 8(eight) <(is less than) 10(ten). Or, try it with your own numbers but don’t forget that crocodile always eats the bigger number! Get somebody in your house to check your work.

Reading: Read along with Kyle Pryor as he explores the crazy world of ‘Hairy Maclary from Donalson’s Dairy‘ by Lynley Dodd.

Writing: Design a new toy using at least two materials (you can get a list of materials here). Give your new toy a name, draw it. Then write a few sentences about what it is and what it does. Maybe you could include which of the five senses you were thinking of when designing this toy. Make sure you include lots of adjectives!

Mindfulness: Write down three things you are grateful for. For example, I am grateful for my Dad cooking me dinner. I am grateful for my sister playing games with me. I am grateful for the beautiful weather. Remember you can use any of the activities given to you throughout the week at anytime you need to calm or ground yourself.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Maths: Count in twos to 100. Writes these numbers into your home learning book. See if you can count backwards from 100 in twos.

Reading: Watch the animated version of everyone’s favourite book ‘The Gruffalo‘ by Julia Donalson.

Writing: Help an adult in your house cook a meal. Learn the recipe and write down a list of ingredients needed to make that meal.

Mindfulness: Challenge yourself to do three acts of kindness for others in your home today. Remember you can use any of the activities given to you throughout the week at anytime you need to calm or ground yourself.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5

Maths: Write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words. Use this sheet to help with spelling.

Reading: Read ‘Oh No, George!‘ by Chris Haughton.

Writing: Write some sentences on what you think George does at the end of the book. Does George go into the rubbish bin? Has he learnt his lesson?

Mindfulness: Draw three things that make you happy. Remember you can use any of the activities given to you throughout the week at anytime you need to calm or ground yourself.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.