YEAR 1

Home Learning Timetable

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4

Monday

 

Reading 1 English 1 Maths 1 Foundation 1

Tuesday

 

Reading 2 English 2 Maths 2 Foundation 2

Wednesday

 

Reading 3 English 3 Maths 3 Foundation 3

Thursday

 

Reading 4 English 4 Maths 4 Foundation 4

Friday

 

Reading 5 English 5 Maths 5 Foundation 5

+ Collective Worship and PE

Week 4 Beginning 25 January

This week, I have managed to set up a blog page for us on Purple Mash. Each day, I will record a message and set a question for you to answer. If you click on the icon sharing in Purple Mash, then shared blogs, daily check in, click on the date, click on the picture, then click on the green arrow to hear my message! I look forward to hearing from you all.

Find this week's Collective Worship resources here.

You will find a 'Picture News' assembly resource here. 

Choose one of the Joe Wicks classes to do each day from the internet.

Jigsaw activity: Complete this fun jigsaw activity - send it in to school.  You could win a prize!

Reading 1: Please log onto Lexia and work towards finishing your current level. Remember to read daily and enjoy the books you have in your pack. 

Reading 2: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. Today we are looking at words containing oe. Watch this clip here

Then for your activity click here

Reading 3: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. Today we are looking at au. Please watch this clip here

For your activity click here

Reading 4: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. Today we are looking at ey. Please watch this clip here

Please practise reading and writing looked, time, your, called and were. For your activity click here

Reading 5: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. Today we are looking at a-e. Please watch this clip here

For your activity please click here

English 1: For your spellings this week, please click here

Then complete the activity from your spelling textbook in your English book. Please click for textbook here

English 2: This week, we are continuing to explore feelings. Watch our story, The Dark here

I would like you to think of things that you find a bit scary and create a poster of them. It might be spiders, snakes, the dark, thunder, the wind, heights etc. Please write captions explaining what you are scared of and why.

English 3:  Today, I would like you to plan your own story using the structure of the book we have read, The Dark. Start by choosing the character in your book and what they might be scared of, it might be a spider in their room. Then think about how they over come their fear, they might make a picnic for the spider so they become friends. I would like you to draw a story map of your story, include any key words you would like to use.

English 4: Today I would like you to start writing your story. I have set a 2Do on Purple Mash for you to write your story in 2simple software. This allows you to put sound effects and animations in.  If you are unable to get onto Purple Mash, please write your story in your English book. I would like you to think really carefully about a good beginning, middle and ending to your story. Please continue this task on Friday too.

English 5:  Finish your story today. Read it through, check for spelling mistakes and see if you want to edit it, can you improve anything in your work? I look forward to reading them. 

Maths 1: Read Unit 5 pages 172 - 175 naming 2D shapes from your Power Maths textbook. Then complete pages 125 - 127 in your practice book. Watch recognise and name 2D shapes clip here

Maths 2: Read Unit 5 pages 176 - 179 naming 2D shapes from your Power Maths textbook. Then complete pages 128 - 130 in your practice book. Watch recognise and name 3D shapes to help with today's work here

Maths 3: Read Unit 5 pages 180 - 183 making patterns with shapes from your Power Maths textbook. Then complete pages 131 - 133 in your practice book. Then read pages 184- 185 in your Power Maths textbook and complete end of Unit Check, pages 134 - 135 in your practice book. Watch patterns with 2D and 3D shapes here

Maths 4: Read Unit 6 pages 186 - 191 counting and writing numbers to 20 from your Power Maths textbook. Then complete pages 136 - 138 in your practice book. Watch count forwards and backwards to 20 here

Maths 5: Read Unit 6 pages 192 - 195 tens and ones from your Power Maths book. Then complete pages 139 - 141 in your practice book. Watch tens and ones to help you here

Foundation 1: Today we are going to be thinking about different jobs and the skills needed for them. Please work through the power point with an adult here

Then using the jobs from the power point, please complete the activity here

Foundation 2: Today we are going to be using the paintz.app again to create a picture in the style of Henri Matisse. Work through the power point here

Then for a challenge, click here

Foundation 3: Today in Science we are going to be exploring one of our senses, the sense of taste. There is a short video clip to watch and then with an adult, see if you can taste foods that are sweet, sour, bitter, salty and unami (Savoury or meaty). Record in science book which foods you tasted and if you enjoyed them. There is an activity to complete too.  For the clip, please click here

For your activity, please clip here

Foundation 4: Today I would like you to make either a poster or in your topic book write about, all the things you have learnt about Antarctica so far. You could include: animals that live there, the weather, coldest temperature ever recorded, what is is like in summer and winter, who visits there, who works there and what do they do, how you travel about and if anything grows there. If possible, try and send your work via email into school.

Foundation 5:

Week 3 Beginning 18 January:

Find this week's Collective Worship resources here.

You will find a 'Picture News' assembly resource here. 

Another fantastic week of home learning, I have really enjoyed seeing all the work that has been emailed in, keep working hard!

Choose one of the Joe Wicks classes to do each day from the internet.

Reading 1: Please log onto Lexia and work towards finishing your current level. Remember to read daily and enjoy the books you have in your pack. 

Reading 2: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. Today we are looking at wh. Watch this clip to help here

Click for your activity here

Reading 3: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. Today we are look at ph. Watch this clip to help here

After watching the clip you need to complete the activity and use the ph words in sentences in your English book. Please click here

Reading 4: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. Today we are looking at ew. Watch this clip to help here

There is a 2Do set on Purple Mash for you to complete today.

Reading 5: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. There is a 2Do set on Purple Mash to revise wh and ph digraphs.

English 1:  For this weeks spellings, please click here

Then complete the activity from the spelling textbook in your English book. For the textbook click here

English 2:  For the next couple of weeks, we are going to be looking at stories about feelings. In your English book, or on paper, can you draw faces to show different feelings and label them.  Try and write captions to explain how each feeling feels. Then watch, The Crocodile Who didn't Like Water here 

English 3: Today we are going to be looking at joining sentences. There is an activity with instructions for you to complete in your English book here

English 4: Today we are going to be listening to another story that involves feelings and emotions. The story is called, I want my hat back. To listen to the story, please click here

Now I would like you to either think of a time when you have lost something or create an imaginary situation. I would like you to write about the item that you lost and why it is important to you. Try and remember all the different feelings and emotions that you went through. For example, worried, scared, frantic, when you lost it, then the journey of emotions that you went through until, hopefully you found it. Please record your writing in your English book.

English 5: The work on a Friday is going to be a reading based activity. We will listen to a story and then I have provided some questions for you to answer in your English book.

You will need to print the questions first from here

Then watch the story here

Maths 1: Read Unit 4, pages 148 - 151 from your Power Maths textbook. Then complete lesson 10, adding and subtracting within 10, pages 108 - 110 in your practice book. Watch comparing addition and subtraction statements A + B > C to help you here

Maths 2: Read Unit 4, pages 152 - 155 from your Power Maths textbook. Then complete lesson 11, adding and subtracting within 10, pages 113 - 110 in your practice book. Watch comparing addition and subtraction statements A + B > C + D to help you here

Maths 3: Read Unit 4, pages 156 - 159 from your Power Maths textbook. Then complete lesson 12,  pages 114 - 116 in your practice book. After that, read pages 160 - 161 from your Power Maths book. Then complete end of unit check pages 117 - 118 in your practice book.

Maths 4: Read Unit 5, pages 162 - 167 from your Power Maths textbook. Then complete lesson 1, naming 3D shapes, pages 119 - 121 in your practice book. Watch this clip, recognising 3D shapes, to help you here

Maths 5: Read Unit 5, pages 168 - 171 from your Power Maths textbook. Then complete lesson 2, naming 3D shapes pages 122 - 124 in your practice book.

Foundation subject 1: Today we are thinking about different jobs people do and what you might like to do when you grow up. Work through the power point here

Then click here for your task  

Foundation subject 2: Today we are going to continue exploring clay or playdough, depending on what you have available! The recipe for playdough can be found on last week's foundation 2. Please follow the power point through and have fun exploring creating different textures and 3D shapes. For the power point please click here

Foundation subject 3: Today we are going to be using a painting app to create pictures in the style of Piet Mondrian. Work through the power point here

There is an example of Piet Mondrian's work here

For a challenge click here

If you download paintz.app on your device, this is a free app for you to complete your work on. It is a lovely app, so you might want to spend some time trying out the different tools. If possible, please email your work into school. Happy creating!

Foundation subject 4: Today we are thinking about our amazing ears and what they can do. Watch this clip for a quick introduction here

There is an activity for you to complete here

Can you sort these sounds into pleasant and unpleasant here

Foundation subject 5: Today you are going to visit Antarctica and find out more about what is is like using the link here

Then there is a lovely story called, The Runaway Iceberg for you to enjoy here

I would like you to think of 10 things you would take to Antarctica and complete the activity here

There is a craft activity for you to complete here

 

Week 2 Beginning 11 January:

Well done everyone at home, you have been brilliant with your home learning. Please keep sending in your work via email and Purple Mash. When you have collected your pack this week, you will have books to record your work in.

Choose one of the Joe Wicks classes to do each day from the internet.

Reading 1:  Please log onto Lexia and work towards finishing your current level. Remember to read daily and enjoy the new books when you pick up your pack.

Reading 2: Please log onto Phonics Play, it is free! The username is: jan21 and the password: home. Please use this site to go over flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. Remember you are working on Phase 5 Phonics. Today we are looking at ea and ee. For your activity 1 please click here

For activity 2 please click here    Please learn the tricky words oh, old and their.

Reading 3: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks.  Today we are looking at words with oi and oy in. For your activity, please click here

Reading 4: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. Today we are looking at words with ir and er in. Please choose these sounds from the game link that is here

Reading 5: Phonics play flash cards speed trial and tricky word trucks. Today we are looking at ue, as in, clue, blue, true etc. There is an activity to complete and then I would like you to use a dictionary to find more examples of these words and use them in sentences. For activity, please click here

English 1: For your spellings this week, please click here

In your English home learning book, please complete the exercises from the Nelson Spelling textbook, Page 1,  can be found here and Page 2 here

English 2: Following on from last week, we are going to be looking at an alternative version of a Traditional Story. To watch this, please click here

Can you think of your own alternative version of this story by changing the characters and maybe the building materials? For example, The Three Little Ducks and the Fox. On a piece of paper make a story map of your new story. An example of a story map can be found here

English 3: Today you are going to be a fantastic author and write your new story in your English book. Look carefully at your story map and think about what you are going to write. Remember to start sentences with a capital letter and finish with a full stop. Try to use exciting and interesting vocabulary in your story. I would like you to use because, and, when, if, but and so to extend your sentences and add more detail. Good luck, I am looking forward to reading them. 

English 4: Today I would like you to choose your favourite Traditional Story and complete a book review for it.  For the book review template, please click here

English 5: Today I would like you to go on a book scavenger hunt! Your hunt questions are here

Maths 1: In your Home Learning pack you have your Power Maths textbook and workbook. In your workbook please find page 93 and the textbook instructions for this. Work through the examples in the textbook and then complete pages 93 -  95 in your workbook.

Maths 2: Read Unit 4 lesson 6, pages 132 - 135 in your Power Maths textbook. Then complete pages 96 - 98 in your practice book. There is a quiz and some interactive activities here

Maths 3: Read Unit 4 lesson 7, pages 136 - 139 in your Power Maths textbook. Then complete pages 99 - 101 in your practice book. Watch a song about subtracting here

Maths 4: Read Unit 4 lesson 8, pages 140 - 143 in your Power Maths textbook. Then complete pages 102 - 104 in your practice book. Watch this animation to help you here

Maths 5: Read Unit 4 lesson 9, pages 144 - 147 in your Power Maths textbook. Then complete pages 105 - 107 in your practice book.

Foundation 1: This week in PSHE, we are thinking about being positive learners and aiming high, even when we find things tricky. There is a power point to watch, some of the tasks set on the slide are for you to discuss with another person at home, if possible. There are two activities to complete after watching the power point. Please click here for the Power point and for the activities here and here

Foundation 2: Our new topic is Sculpture. Follow my power point to help to understand what this is by clicking here

Today we are going to be making 3D shapes using clay or playdough. Go on a 3D shape hunt in your house and try to find these shapes: cuboid, cube, pyramid, sphere, triangular prism and a cylinder. Examine the shapes and work out how you are going to make the shapes. There is a playdough recipe here

You could always use blu tack or any of the creative ideas seen on the power point. If possible, please e-mail your creations in.

Foundation 3: In Science today we are going to be looking at identifying the different parts of our bodies and finding out what some parts do. Please watch BBC Bitesize parts of the body clip here

Then watch a power point to help you identify more body parts here

Next pick one of the worksheets and label from here

Finally choose 6 body parts and in your topic book write about what they do. You could present this information as text or as a poster with labels and captions. 

Foundation 4: In RE we are going to be looking at special books for the next couple of weeks. To start this off, I would like you to share a book that is special to you and explain why it is special to you. Try and include where this book is kept, how often do you read or look at it. Please complete special book worksheet here

Foundation 5:  In Geography this week, we are going to be finding out about Antarctica. There are some power points for you to watch here

and here   Then I would like you to read the true or false captions about Antarctica and in your topic book, sort them under true and false headings. Finally, I would like you to find out about wildlife in Antarctica. You can choose how you present your work, you might want to make a poster with captions or write your findings in your topic book. There is a website link to help you. Good luck researching and if possible email a picture of your work into school. True and false captions   

Website link here

Week 1 Beginning 5 January:

  • Choose one of the Joe Wicks classes to do each day from the internet.
  • Year 1 Spellings: Practise these spellings, use in sentences everyday and try to write a short story with them:  fallen,  smallest, called, always, already, also, altogether, unusual, sandal, pedals and hospital.
  • Year 1 English: Can you think of your favourite day of the Christmas holidays and write a recount about what you did. Remember to include, who, where, when and try to order events using first, then, next, after that and finally. Check you have used interesting words and accurate punctuation.  
  • Wednesday - Read or listen to a version of The Three Little Pigs. You could watch this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43GUoyz4fvM 
  • Practise retelling the story, try and make up your own actions to help you remember the story. Try and draw a map of the story to help you remember the key events.
  • Thursday - Use the words and/but and or to write 10 extended sentences about Three Little Pigs. For example, The first little pig built a house of straw and the wolf blew it down.
  • Year 1 Phonics: There are some 2Do's set on Purple Mash for you to complete.
  • Read everyday. Use Owford Owl e-books, a free site online to read lots of lovely books.
  • Year 1 Maths: Please complete subtraction questions using part whole models from your Power Maths book here
  • Thursday Maths - We are looking at subtracting using part whole models. Please watch this clip, (Introduction to bar models) to remind you about part whole models, ignore where it says to complete the worksheet, you have a link for your Power Maths pages. Link for video clip here
  • Power Maths pages, please click here 
  • Friday Maths - Continuing with addition and subtraction using part whole models. Please watch parts and wholes activity here
  • Power Maths pages please click here
  • Lexia: Keep going on the level you are at. Try and do a bit each day.
  • Science:  Our new Topic is, Animals Including Humans.  First can you complete what you know and what you want to know about this topic on the KWL grid here. 
  • Then look at a picture of you as a baby and compare with how you look now. Please, either using photos and/or drawing compare the differences between how you looked as a baby and now. List differences and similarities and think about how you have changed.
  • Geography: Our new Topic is, Cold, Cold, Cold. Use this link to watch Lost and Found https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRAAQ8EWzig 
  • Can you find out where Antarctica is? On the map given, please mark on the UK and Antarctica. Can you work out the best route to get to Antarctica and mark on your map. For the map, click here
  • Art: There is a 2Do set on Purple Mash for you.
  • RE:  Our new Topic is, Caring for the World. I would like you to think about all the places that are special to people and draw a few examples, such as churches, the british countryside, the seaside, deserts, jungles etc. Then think about places that are special to you and draw these. Please write about why they are special and how you feel when you are there.
  • Worship: As a Church of England primary school, a daily worship is an important and integral part of our routine. It allows us time to reflect on issues and often link these to teachings from the Bible and other religious faiths. The following link: Worship 1, 'Our School: Together and Apart' is a relevant and uplifting resource which we hope you will enjoy using together at home. 
  • PSHE: Can you think about the New Year and any resolutions you want to try and achieve. Do you want to learn a new skill or get improve at something? Using drawings and writing, please present you ideas.

Work to be undertaken : Week beginning 7th December

  • Choose one of the Joe Wicks classes to do each day from the internet.
  • Year 1 English: Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: like, time, light, might, my, by, why and I'm. On Monday try and write a short story using these words. Tuesday onwards, please find out what Christingle is and how it started, write instructions to make a Christingle and explain what each part represents. Finally, can you find out about how Christmas is celebrated in four different places in the world, you can choose how to present your information. Remember to check you have used capital letters and full stops correctly.
  • Year 1 Phonics: There are some 2Do's set on Purple Mash for you.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: Complete a lesson a day in your Power Maths book.   Please also practise counting in 2's, 5's and 10's as well as counting on and back to 100. .
  • Lexia: Keep going on the level you are at. Try and do a bit each day.
  • Science: Choose 4 different materials, including the one you used for your design for Santa's umbrella, stretch your material over a bowl and test with water to see which one is the best. Record your results and explain which is the best material for Santa's umbrella and why..
  • History: Find out about Samuel Pepys, who he was, what he did and his life history. You can choose how to present your information. 
  • Art: A mini project to complete! Can you make a model of the Fire of London. Please include houses, fire and water and make as much of it as you can 3D!
  • RE: This is linked with English this week.
  • Music: Listen to traditional Christmas carols and popular Christmas songs. Choose your favourite traditional carol and popular Christmas song and explain why you like them.

Work to be undertaken : Week 3rd to 4th December 2020

  • Choose one of the Joe Wicks classes to do each day from the internet.
  • Year 1 English: Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: feed, tea, be, he, me, we, she, and people. Following on with our Non- Fiction work I would like you to find out as much information as you can about Polar Bears. This needs to include a description of them, where they live, what they eat, what their young are called and any other facts you can find out about them. Please create a mini book containing all your findings.
  • Year 1 Phonics: There are some 2Do's set on Purple Mash for you.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: There are a couple of 2Do's on Purple Mash. Please also practise counting in 2's, 5's and 10's as well as counting on and back to 100. We will get your Power Maths books to you, please complete to the end of the book. Try and do a lesson a day.
  • Lexia: Keep going on the level you are at. Try and do a bit each day.
  • Science: Santa has broken his umbrella and needs your help to design a new one. Please draw your design and label the materials you have used and try to explain why you have chosen them. Also, please tell Santa 2 materials that you would not use to make his umbrella and why.
  • History: Find out why the Great Fire of London spread so quickly and stayed alight for so long. Then you need to design a house that is made of brick /stone, has a roof of tiles and the front of it should not stick out into the street. This house will be designed to stop another fire from happening.
  • Art: There is a 2Do on purple Mash set for you.
  • RE: Following on from our work on the Prodigal Son, draw and write about a time when you have been forgiven and when you have forgiven someone else. Explain how forgiving someone makes you feel. 

Work to be undertaken: 30th November 2020

  • Choose one of the Joe Wicks classes to do from the internet.
  • Year 1 English: Practise these spellings and use in sentences, try and be adventurous with your sentences: feed, tea, be, he, me, we, she, and people.
  • Year 1 Phonics: There is a 2Do set on Purple Mash for you.
  • Read a book either from home or on Oxford Owls ebooks.
  • Year 1 Maths: There is a 2Do on Purple Mash. Please also practise counting in 2's, 5's and 10's as well as counting on and back to 100. 
  • Lexia: Keep going on the level you are at. 
  • PSHE: Following on with our e-safety work, there is a 2Do on purple Mash set.

 

Try and do some exercise each day. If you do a daily phonics, Maths and English session and then choose one of the other subjects to do each day this will give you a good timetable. 

Year 1

Work to be undertaken during the closure of the school: Week 2nd - 5th November

Optional Learning Activities: My Activity Book

  • Choose one of the Joe Wicks classes to do each day from the internet.
  • Year 1 English: Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: longer, longest, colder, coldest, smaller, smallest, taller and tallest. This week we will be focusing on Bonfire Night. Please can you use the internet and find out about The Firework Code and Bonfire safety. There are some 2Do's set for you on Purple Mash.
  • Year 1 Phonics: There are some 2Do's set on Purple Mash for you.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: There are lots of 2Do's set for you on Purple Mash. Please also practise counting in 2's, 5's and 10's as well as counting on and back to 100. 
  • Lexia: Keep going on the level you are at. Try and do a bit each day.
  • Science:  There is a 2Do set on Purple Mash.
  • History: Try and find out about Guy Fawkes, use these links to help you, https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkj382/articles/zjsqbdm.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/watch/fawkes-13 
  • History: There is a 2Do to complete.
  • Art: Using the painting program on Purple Mash which has been set for you, please create a Bonfire Night picture. Try and use as many different tools as you can to create amazing fireworks.
  • Music: Listen to Music for The Royal Fireworks by Handel. Use this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5vfAoPwepg Do you like the music? Can you recognise any instruments? Draw the ones you can see and label them.
  • RE: Following our work on New Beginnings there is a 2Do set on Purple Mash. 

Well done everyone for working so hard! I hope you all have an amazing summer holiday and a time to rest. Stay safe and I look forward to seeing you all in September!

Every morning, at 9 am, Joe Wicks will be leading a free live PE lesson for all children via his YouTube channel, The Body Coach. This would be a brilliant way to start each day. I think Fluffington will be taking part. It would be great to hear how many of you have done the same.

 Week 14 - 13 July 2020:

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 2 Week 14.
  • Year 1 English: Use BBC Bitesize daily starting 13th July.
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: light, fight, bright, sight, tight and might.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 6 game on the site. Use BBC Bitesize daily phonics lessons.
  • Read everyday. Check out this summer challenge https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/ 
  • Year 1 Maths: Please use BBC Bitesize daily maths lessons starting 13th July. 
  • Please continue to learn the 2, 5,  and 10 times tables and division facts. Practise telling the time at '0' clock, quarter past, half past and quarter to the hour on a digital clock. 
  • Lexia: Really aim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science:  In your orange topic book, design a healthy Medieval Banquet for a King and a Queen. Explain why your meal is healthy.
  • History: There are two 2Do's set on Purple Mash.
  • Art: Design your own family shield. Then over the next couple of weeks make your shield.
  • Music: Listen carefully to simple tunes and see which mole is singing the wrong note! Use https://www.musicteachers.co.uk/games/holy-mole/index.html
  • RE: In your orange topic book,  draw/write 10 things that mums and dads do to show you they love you. Think about things that Christians are thankful to God for. Write a prayer to say thank you for them.
  • Computing: There is a 2Do on Purple Mash.
  • PSHE: Make a poster  of all the things you are looking forward to doing when you come back to school. Have you got any goals that you want to achieve?
  • Driffield Show: There are more classes open now to send entries direct to the judges at the 'show' to win some fabulous prizes. Follow this link  https://www.driffieldshowground.co.uk/notthedriffieldshow2020 and enjoy some competitions. 

Week 13 - 6 July 2020:

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 2 Week 13.
  • Year 1 English: Use BBC Bitesize daily starting 6th July.
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: July, August, September, October, November and December.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 5 game on the site. Use BBC Bitesize daily phonics lessons.
  • Read everyday. Check out this summer challenge https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/ 
  • Year 1 Maths: Please use BBC Bitesize daily maths lessons starting 6th July. 
  • Please continue to learn the 2, 5, 10, 3 and 4 times tables and division facts. Practise telling the time at '0' clock, quarter past, half past and quarter to the hour on a digital clock. 
  • Lexia: Really aim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science:  Two 2Do's have been set on Purple Mash.
  • History: Find out about William the Conqueror and the Bayeux Tapestry. There is a 2Do set on Purple Mash.
  • Art: Design your own family shield. Then over the next couple of weeks make your shield.
  • Music: In your orange topic book, find out about Medieval Music. Listen to examples and write about what you think about the music you hear.
  • RE: Jesus is a friend to the friendless, as seen in last weeks story. Jesus chose 12 people to be his world - changers. Imagine you need to chose 12 people to help you be a world changer. Who would you chose? Draw them in your orange topic book and write sentences about why you have chosen them.
  • Computing: There is a 2Do on Purple Mash.
  • Computing: There is a 2Do on Purple Mash.
  • PSHE: There is a 2Do on Purple Mash. 
  • Geography: I would like you to find out about York and create either an information leaflet/poster or power point about York. Please allow two weeks for this job as it is a big one! 

Week 12 - 29 June 2020: 

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 1 Week 12.
  • Year 1 English: Use BBC Bitesize daily starting 29th June.
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: January, February, March, April, May and June.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 6 game on the site. Use BBC Bitesize daily phonics lessons.
  • Read everyday. Check out this summer challenge https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/ 
  • Year 1 Maths: Please use BBC Bitesize daily maths lessons starting 29th June. 
  • Please continue to learn the 2, 5, and 10 times tables and division facts. Practise telling the time at '0' clock, quarter past, half past and quarter to the hour.
  • Lexia: Really aim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science:   A 2Do has been set on Purple Mash.
  • History: Continue to find out about medieval workers in a castle and create an information booklet or powerpoint about the jobs they did. . 
  • Art: Use https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-ad-016-paul-klee-photo-pack  Aim to complete your picture this week and if possible email it into school.
  • Music: A 2Do has been set on Purple Mash.
  • RE: Read the story of Zacchaeus here. In your orange topic book draw Zacchaeus at the start and end of the story. Then think about and answer the following: What is the message in the story?  How did spending time with Jesus change Zacchaeus? Can you think of a time in your life when you've changed as a person?
  • Computing: There is a 2Do on Purple Mash.
  • PSHE: In your orange topic book, can you create an information poster all about you so you can introduce yourself to our new starters in September. 

Week 11 - 22 June 2020: NATIONAL SCHOOL SPORTS WEEK

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 1 Week 11.
  • Year 1 English: Use BBC Bitesize daily starting 22nd June.
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: pull, full, house, our, door and floor.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 6 game on the site. Use BBC Bitesize daily phonics lessons.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: Please use BBC Bitesize daily maths lessons starting 22nd June. 
  • Please continue to learn the 2, 5 and 10 times tables and division facts.
  • Lexia: Really aim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science:  Click here to watch a lesson presentation on food we eat. Click here for your activity. Then in your orange topic book write about farm to fork in your own words and illustrate.
  • PE: It's National School Sports Week! Here is a booklet of idea with a whole host of activities to try. Attempt to do something from every section: athletics, teams, adventure and artistic. It's lovely to receive photographs or even videos via the school website to keep us happy at school. There will be a section on the 'Sports News' page of the website (under the 'Pupils' tab) where I will add them all.
  • History: Find out about medieval workers in a castle and create an information booklet or powerpoint about the jobs they did. This is a big job so please allow two weeks to complete it. 
  • Art: Use https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-ad-016-paul-klee-photo-pack  Look at the Castle and Sun picture and over the next two weeks I would like you to create your own version by either drawing or using shapes. Then take your time and colour in the different shapes in bright colours using your preferred media.
  • Music: I would like you to find out about the Brass section of an orchestra. Name the different instruments and try and listen to a piece of music that is played by Brass instruments. Present your work in your orange topic book.
  • RE: Read the story of The Kind Stranger here. In your orange topic book, think about how God makes us be good people? What was the message in this story? Which characters were good and why?
  • Computing: There is a 2Do on Purple Mash.
  • PSHE: In your orange topic book, can you draw and write about all the different ways we learn and then choose your favourite ways and explain why this is your preferred way/s to learn new things.

Week 10 - 15 June 2020:

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 1 Week 10.
  • Year 1 English: Use BBC Bitesize daily English lessons starting 15th June.
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: once, ask, friend, school, put and push.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 6 game on the site. Use BBC Bitesize daily phonics lessons.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: Please use BBC Bitesize daily maths lessons starting 15th June. 
  • Please continue to learn the 2, 5 and 10 times tables and division facts.
  • Lexia: Really aim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science: In your orange topic book,choose two plants in your garden and measure their growth each week for the next 4 weeks and record. Click on science to watch a presentation to support worksheet 2. Worksheet 1 and worksheet 2.
  • History: Castles worksheets. Click on History next to the bullet point to watch a powerpoint to support work.
  • Art: Use https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-ad-016-paul-klee-photo-pack  Look at Separation in the evening 1922 and try and create your own version using whatever art resources you have. Write some sentences explaining how you created your work.
  • Music: I would like you to find out about the string section of an orchestra. Name the different instruments and try and listen to a piece of music that is played by string instruments. Present your work in your orange topic book.
  • RE: In your orange topic book, brainstorm your thoughts about who is God? How do we know so much about him? Read this poem, Footprints in the Sand and think about what it means and what do you think it tells us about God. Record your ideas.
  • Computing: There is a 2Do on Purple Mash.
  • PSHE: In your orange topic book, can you draw and write about all things you could do as a baby and what you can do now. Think about the changes that have taken place. Then write and draw about a goal that you would like to achieve this year and how you think you can achieve it.

Week 9 - 8 June 2020:

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 1 Week 9.
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: here, there, where, love, come, some and one
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 6 game on the site. Use BBC Bitesize daily phonics lessons.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: Please use BBC Bitesize daily maths lessons starting 8th June. 
  • Please continue to learn the 2, 5, and 10 times tables and division facts.
  • Lexia: Really aim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science: In your orange topic book I would like you to find out about different types of seeds. Draw, label and describe the seeds. Can you find 6 different ways seeds travel and disperse and record in your book. There is a 2Do set on Purple Mash to complete too.  
  • History: Our new topic is Castles. In your orange topic book please write down everything you know about Castles and things you want to find out. I would like you to find out about famous Castles, such as the one used in Harry Potter and record your findings. Then look at different types of Castles through time and present them on a simple timeline.
  • Art: Use https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-ad-016-paul-klee-photo-pack to look at some of Paul Klee's work. Then use this link https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-ad-017-paul-klee-colouring-sheet  to complete a piece of art work. 
  • Music: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=classics Use this link to explore classical music activities for children.
  • Computers: Choose a game that you play, could be on the computer or a board game and write simple instructions of how to play it in your orange topic book.
  • RE: Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p56GHm8rGV8 a story called, 'Seeds of Friendship.' Draw your favourite part and think about how this is a non-religious creation story.
  • PSHE:  In your orange topic book can you record some of the things you have enjoyed doing at home during lockdown.

Week 8 - 1 June 2020:

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 1 Week 8.
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: be, he, me, she, we, no, go, so, by and my.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 6 game on the site. Use BBC Bitesize daily phonics lessons.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: Please use BBC Bitesize daily maths lessons starting 1st June. 
  • Please continue to learn the 2, 5, and times tables and division facts.
  • Lexia: Really aim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science: In your orange topic book I would like you to find out about the plants that grow in a woodland environment. Please draw the plants and include some information about them. 
  • Geography: In your orange topic book please find out about the different climate zones and present a poster or fact sheet about them.
  • Art: Find out about the artist Paul Klee, choose how you present your information.
  • Music: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=classics Use this link to explore classical music activities for children.
  • Computers: Find out what an algorithm is and make a poster of some of the different games you play on a computer. There is a 2Do on Purple Mash set as well.
  • RE: Use this link to find out about the Islamic creation story, https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t2-re-293-islamic-creation-story-powerpointIn your orange topic book draw and write about the story.
  • PSHE:  Use this link, https://www.earlyyearsstorybox.com/corona/? to read a story called, 'Don't worry, Little Bear!' There are some nice activities to explore too.

Bank Holiday Monday and half term break:

Enjoy your holiday week. 

Week 7 - 18 May 2020:

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 1 Week 7.
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: today, said, says, are, were, was, his, you, your and they.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 6 game on the site. Use BBC Bitesize daily phonics lessons.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: Please use BBC Bitesize daily maths lessons starting 18th May. 
  • Please continue to learn the 2, 5,  and 10  times tables. Work out the related division facts for them too.
  • Lexia: Aim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science: In your orange topic book I would like you to find out about the plants that grow in the Rainforest. Please draw the plants and include some information about them. On BBC Bitesize in Y1 science lessons, please watch Introduction to seasons, day and night. This lesson is from 22nd April.
  • Geography: Continue in your orange topic book the work set last week. 
  • DT: Continue working on your kites. 
  • Music: Use BBC Bitesize Bring the noise, play it resources to have some musical fun.
  • Computers: Continue to use the topic that you have chosen to make a power point about it. 
  • RE: There is a 2Do set on Purple Mash to make an Eid Card.
  • PSHE: Try some activities from this site. https://www.relaxkids.com/calm-pack.
  • Use this link to read a story for children about coronavirus. https://nosycrow.com/blog/released-today-free-information-book-explaining-coronavirus-children-illustrated-gruffalo-illustrator-axel-scheffler/
  • Art: Due to the current situation, this year's Driffield Show will not be going ahead. However, this does not mean the fun competitions have stopped! This week, why not create your own piece of artwork to celebrate spring and submit it for judging? You can draw, paint, colour with crayons, use any medium and find the entry details here:  Driffield Show Art Competition. 

Week 6 - 11 May 2020:

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 1 Week 6.
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: letters, words, order, first, last, after, next and alphabet.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 6 game on the site. Use BBC Bitesize daily phonics lessons.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: Please use BBC Bitesize daily maths lessons starting 11th May. 
  • Please continue to learn the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.
  • Lexia: Aim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science: In your orange topic book I would like you to find out about the parts of plants that we eat. Write the headings roots, stem, flower and leaves and draw examples for each.  
  • Geography: In your orange topic book I would like you to name the 7 continents and 5 oceans. Choose a continent and find out about it. What is the weather like there? What are traditional dishes? etc. Please choose how to present your information and allow two weeks to complete this activity.
  • DT: Use your kite design to start making it! We will aim to fly them when we come back to school.
  • Music: Use BBC Bitesize Bring the noise, play it resources to have some musical fun.
  • Computers: Use the topic that you have chosen to make a power point about it. You can use 2simple resources on Purple Mash or any software that you have. This is a big project and it doesn't need to be in until we go back to school.
  • RE: Watch BBC Religions of the World animation, 5 pillars of Islam. In your topic book record what you have learnt.
  • PSHE: Try some activities from this site. https://www.relaxkids.com/calm-pack

Week 5 - 4 May 2020:

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 1 Week 5.
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: undress, unzip, unload, unhappy, unkind and unfair.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 6 game on the site.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning - there are 5 lessons each week.  Year 1 week 4 this week, record your work in your maths book or you could print out the pages. Please remember to include dates.
  • Please learn your 2, 5 and 10 times tables.
  • LexiaAim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science: In your orange topic book can you find out what the roots, stem, leaves and flower head do. You can present your work in any way that you like, poster, leaflet etc.
  • Geography: In your orange topic book can you find out about what the weather is usually like in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Try and find out which plants grow in the different seasons and include the changes too, for example, leaves falling, conkers growing etc.
  • DT: We are meant to be making kites this half term! I would like you to research different types of kites and then in your orange topic book, design your own kite. Please list the materials you want to use.
  • Computers: Our new topic is about researching and presenting information as a power point. I would like you to choose a topic that you are interested in and create a mind map of things that you want to find out about. The topic could be anything you like, dinosaurs, football teams, plants, famous people, animals etc. Please create your mind map in your orange topic book.
  • RE:  Play this quiz to test your knowledge. https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/ramadan-quiz
  • PSHE: Try some activities from this site. https://www.relaxkids.com/calm-pack
  • PE/Dance: Our wonderful School Sports Partnership has begun to launch isolation competitions with some brilliant prizes. The first is a dance competition. The following link SSP DANCE will give you access to the rules and how to enter. Good luck!
  • Music: Watch BBC Bite size playing instruments made from rubbish, https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zfjn34j. Have a go at making music out of things in your house. Take a picture and email into school if possible.
  • Citizenship: On Friday 8th May the United Kingdom should have had a very special Bank Holiday - a decision had been made to honour the 75th anniversary of VE Day.    It is very important that we still take time to reflect on this historic day, I am sure Captain Tom Moore will be joining the celebrations too. Watch this short BBC film,           VE Day and then enjoy some code-breaking puzzles and activities devised by the brilliant people at Bletchley Park. This is an incredible war museum with a difference; it was the nerve centre of code-breaking during WWII where some of the finest mathematicians in the country worked to solve clues in order to crack wartime messages.
  • PSHE: Although we are not able to go out and about as often as usual, it is still crucial that everyone keeps safe on and around our roads. Here is a fun sheet with some important messages to ensure you take care: road safety.

Week 4 - 27 April 2020:

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 1 Week 4
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: undo, untidy, unlock, unfair, unlucky and unpack.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a phase 5 game on the site.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year 1 Maths: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning - there are 5 lessons each week.  Year 1 week 3 this week, record your work in your maths book or you could print out the pages. Please remember to include dates.
  • Lexia: aim to get a certificate this week.
  • Science: I have set a 2Do on Purple Mash.
  • Geography: I have set a 2Do task on Purple Mash.
  • Computers: There is an internet safety activity set for you on Purple Mash.
  • RE: Watch, What is Ramadan? on BBC Bite size and then complete the 2Do task on Purple Mash.
  • Art: Create an observational picture of a flower or flowers. You can decide if you want to paint or colour etc. Send your work via email if possible.

Week 3 - 20 April 2020:

  • Oti Mabuse or Joe Wicks exercise class each day. 
  • Year 1 English: This link includes lessons for every day this week. Click on Hamilton home learning English Year 1 week 3
  • Practise these spellings and use in sentences everyday: phone, photo, pheasant, alphabet, elephant and dolphin.
  • Go on phonics play and practise sounds and tricky words for phase 5. Play a new game on the site.
  • Read everyday.
  • Year1 Maths: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning - there are 5 lessons each week.  Start with the Year 1 Week 2 (the second on the site) activities this week.  Record your work in your maths book or you could print out the pages. Please remember to include dates.
  • Lexia: aim to get a certificate this week.
  • PURPLE MASH: We are going to be looking at weather this half term. I have set a 2Do for you to create a spring scene.
  • Science: Our new topic is plants. In your orange book please can you draw and label as many different plants that you can find out about.
  • Music: I have set a 2Do for you to create a musical composition on Purple Mash, have fun and be creative!

Easter Holidays!

We have been sent the following link from the diocese with lots of ideas and activities if you need inspiration during this time.

Holy Week Activities

One project we would really like you to do is to make a miniature Easter garden. The link above has super ideas of how to add to this daily to include many important elements which show different aspects of the life of Jesus in a creative and natural way.

You can take pictures of your finished gardens and send them to the school email address to share with us all.

Week 2 - 30 March 2020:

***** PURPLE MASH UPDATE ****

Well done to all of you who have managed to get to grips with this. It has been a learning curve for us all and we had no warning to be able to practise at school. Anyway, you're doing great! Just a few pointers:

  • The '2Do' and 'Alert' tabs let you know that I have been in touch or set work.
  • Remember to use the 'Hand in' button when you have completed your work. This allows me to know you have finished and not just paused to get some exercise. If you go on the 2Do tab at the top, my comments will appear and you can choose to either 'continue work' or 'Hand in'. The background changes from blue to turquoise when it has been corrected and checked.
  • There is a 'display board' on the Sharing tab. When I have checked your edited work, it will be displayed for everyone to see.
  • If you have any problems please email school as we are constantly in touch with each other or in school to keep things running as smoothly as possible.
  • We have got this!

If you're struggling to keep up with Joe Wicks or simply need an extra challenge, Oti Mabuse (from Strictly) is teaching a dance class every morning at 11.30am. You can watch her live or catch up later on all her classes on YouTube.

  • Practice these spellings each day and use in sentences: when, where, which, while, what, wheel, whisk and white.
  • Go on Lexia each day if possible.
  • Use Phonics Play to practice phonics. (Type this into google and you should be able to use for free now)
  • Write about the Easter story in your English books.
  • Create an acrostic poem Easter poem either using the word Easter or a word associated with it.
  • Use Purple Mash and play A -fish - metic game level 2.
  • Maths: visit https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning - there are 5 lessons each week.  Start with the Year 1 Week 1 activities this week.  Watch the video and record your work in your maths book - you could print out the pages or write them directly into your book.  Include dates.
  • Use Purple Mash Art section and create your own Easter egg design.
  • Art: If you haven't already put a rainbow in your window at home, make sure you have one by the end of the week. Check the Class 1 page of the school website to see if Fluffington has completed his rainbow by the end of the week. 
  • I have set a Purple Mash task for you to write about your favourite fruit.
  • Science work this week is to find out what humans need to eat to stay fit and healthy. Can you find out about the different food groups? Are there any other ways apart from eating the right foods to stay healthy?  You can decide how to present your work in your orange book, I look forward to seeing it.
  • Remember to exercise each day, read a book and carry on with your twinkl tasks.

Week 1 - 23 March 2020:

Home Learning List

  • Read a book every day and complete a reading comprehension task from your pack.
  • Write an entry for your diary.
  • Try some of the Twinkl activities.