Welcome to Year 1

Miss A Farmer

Year 1 Oak class teacher

Miss L Dean

Assistant Head, Early Years Lead and Year 1 Pear class teacher

We are ONLY opening to YEAR 6 pupils and for key workers on Monday 1st June,

more information regarding wider opening to follow.

We will be accessible by email so any queries at all please contact us on



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The Year 1 classrooms


Year 1 returning to school information

To access RE and Collective worship learning, go to the catholic life page which will be regularly updated.


To access SEN and Wellbeing resources and information, please go to the SEND page

The internet is a wonderful resource right now, but it is important your child knows how to stay safe online click here for more details. 

If you would like your own 'at home' sports day, please see the This week it would normally be our Health and Fitness Week and we would normally have Sports Day so it's only right we make an extra effort to keep our minds and bodies healthy and active! So, we want you to take part in The Joy of Moving Home School Festival in partnership with The Albion Foundation and the EFL Trust. Attached is a booklet of your very own home sports day, in which over 300,000 children will be taking part in. How will you be part of the big sports week?

CLICK HERE TO JOIN IN WITH The Joy of Moving Home School Festival


Dear Year 1,

We hope you have all had a lovely half term in the sunshine!

Our new topic for Summer 2 is the Seaside! We are going to be looking at a number of different texts and exploring what is above the sea (pirates) and what is underneath the water (the sea creatures!) In maths we will be looking at money, counting in 2s, 5s and 10s and continuing with our adding and taking away. We have uploaded your new activities; make sure you send us photos of what you have been up to. We look forward to seeing some of you the week commencing the 8th June; more details are to follow. 

We are missing you all,

Miss Farmer and Miss Dean  


 ** Scroll down for half term activities**

Week 6 Weekly Activities:

These are activities which you can do ‘little and often’ throughout the week: 

(If your child usually accesses different spellings these are available via email from Miss Farmer or Miss Dean)

Spellings Overview

Week 1 Spelling guidance 

Week 1 Reading Comprehension as a guide: pink and red, yellow book bands go for the 1* paper,   blue and green go for the 2*

and orange and above 3 *.)

Word search 

Ruth Miskin: Tune into our daily phonics lessons. Subscribe and turn on the notifications to never miss a daily Read Write Inc. Phonics lesson.

If you are in... 

Mrs DH group tune in at 9.30am

Miss Dean group tune in at 10.00am

Miss Farmer, Mrs Penn or Mrs Bills phonics group tune in at 10.30am

The live lessons are saved on her website.


Week 6 Daily Activities:

Completing these activities every day will help keep your brain active! Please DO NOT feel you have to print the resources out; you will be able to complete the task without the sheet printed.  


Monday 1st June  - Maths

Starter: Watch Twinkl's Video introducing you to British coins 

Lesson Objective: recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes

Main activity: Watch Miss Dean's Money Video 

money cut outs sheet

Complete the sheet - How much does the ice cream cost? 

Complete the reasoning and problem-solving sheet - the sheets are in order of difficulty so choose the one which suits yous but still challenges you

Extension/Optional Extras:

How many different ways can you make 10p? 20p? 50p? - use ICT Games to investigate 

Complete 'Summer 2 Challenges' on EducationCity 

Mastery Challenge - Money PowerPoint


Tuesday 2nd June - English

Starter: Compound words are two words put together- watch the clip and have a go at the quiz

Optional starter sheet

Lesson objective: To say out loud what they are going to write about. 

Main activity: 

Lesson video


Extension/Optional Extras:

Can you create your own beach scene using the Picture cut outs

Tell me about your favourite seaside holiday. You can draw pictures or write sentences.  

Seaside page border 

Word mat


Wednesday 3rd June - Maths 

Starter: Recognising notes PowerPoint - don't forget you can use your dienes and numicon knowledge to help you! 

Lesson objective: recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes

Main activity: 

The sheets are in order of difficulty so choose the one which suits yous but still challenges you.

Complete a Fluency Sheet

Complete a Reasoning and Problem-Solving Sheet

Play the Money Shop Game 

Extension/Optional Extras:

Mastery Activity Cards 

Play Natwest's Coin Cruncher Game 


Thursday 4th June - English 

Starter: Write down all the words you can think of that rhyme with these words.

Lesson objective: To create an acrostic poem. 

Main activity: 

Lesson powerpoint

Acrostic poem worksheet 

Extension/Optional Extras:

Pretend you are at the seaside. Can you write Miss Dean or Miss Farmer a postcard

Spot the difference

Friday 5th June - Topic 

Lesson objective: To understand changes in living memory

Main activity: 



Extension/Optional Extras: 

Craft ideas:

Sun craft, Ice cream cone craft, Inside the bottle craft


** Last week's activities**

Half Term Activities:

Half term English activities

Book review- choose your favourite book and review it

Half term snap shots

Half term maths activities

Colouring sheets

*Please log in to Purplemash and Education City for tasks* If you do not know the password please let Miss Dean/ Miss Farmer know.


Mr Oates’ PE challenges. 


If you wish to share your learning with your teacher or want to ask any questions, please use the email address at the top of the page. If your child is working below or above their age expectation, please feel free to utilise previous or future year group pages to challenge them appropriately. 


Extra/Optional Activities 

Here are some other activities, should you wish to complete them.  

Log in to Purple Mash 

Log in to Education City 



Counting in 2s 

Counting in 5s 

Counting in 10s  

Log in and play Numbots 

Carol Vorderman’s maths school themathsfactor.com is usually about £2 a week. She wants to help ❤️ so it's now FREE for children age 4-11 

Miss Dean's Maths Video weight and mass

Miss Dean's Maths Video Capacity 

Miss Dean's Maths Video Height 

Miss Dean's Maths Video - Length 

Oak Academy Website - this has lots of step by step Year 1 maths lessons and other subjects too. 



  • Reading- Oxford Owl Website  (You can sign up for free and you can read books from your child’s reading band. The books are interactive and have some questions at the back to support their understanding). 
  • Reading - Collins Website (You can read book band books for free)  Please click onto the TEACHER sign in with the following details:

    Username: parents@harpercollins.co.uk

    Password: Parents20!

  • Phonics Website  Click on the ‘free phonics play’ icon then phase 3, 4 or 5 down the side and select one of the games. 

Username: march20

Password: home






Year 1 Notices:




Reading books are changed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Children are to read every evening; once to apply their phonics/tricky words and then the following evening for comprehension.

Home Learning is due in every Wednesday.

Spelling Tests are on Fridays- green spelling books needed in school.


PE Kit Reminder:

Children need to remove earrings or have their earrings taped.

Dark trainers

Black jogging bottoms and hoody

White round neck PE top

Black shorts




Year 1 General Information

Year 1 Home Learning

Year 1 Phonics

Phonics Evening presentation November 2019




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