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Week 12 29.06.20

Hello Year 1,

I hope you all had a lovely weekend.


Our caterpillars have now turned into chrysalis. In another week, we should have five painted lady butterflies. Check out the blog, Oliver has posted some pictures.


Keep up the hard work and I will see you all soon.


Don’t forget to keep in touch with the blogg, twitter or email school.


Have a good week.

Mrs Burrows x


This week’s activities are:





Watch RWI speed sound sessions - If your child has watched all of the sounds and now knows them confidently, please move onto the next set of speed sounds.

RWI Phonics lessons at home
Free Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on
Facebook and YouTube for children to watch at home; three short Speed Sound lessons every day.

  • Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am (Mrs Wright's and Mrs Atherton's RWI groups)
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am (Mrs Kubiak’s RWI group)
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am (Mrs Burrows’ and Miss Perry's and Mrs Hewitt’s)

Recap the sound from the phonics at home booklet, write five words with the sound into your books. Can you put some of these words into a sentence?

Play a phonic game on Education City.



  • Please READ a book each day - Using home readers, Bug Club, Oxford Owl or your own books.
  • Complete ‘Formidable Sid’ comprehension (Link below)
  • Play on Teach My Monster to read
  • Listen to a story


I would like you to complete the five English lessons from the Oak Academy This week you will be listening to the story of Eddie’s garden and writing your own instructions.

  • To listen to a story - In this lesson, we will listen to the story of Eddie's garden and then answer some questions about it.
  • To commit a set of instructions to memory - In this lesson, we will be doing an instruction map so that we can remember the key parts of planting a seed.
  • To understand how to make a noun plural -This lesson is all about plural nouns. We will be learning about adding the suffix -s to a noun to make it plural.
  • To begin to write my instructions -It is writing day. We will start to write our instructions today, using our instruction map to help us.
  • To continue to write my instructions - Today we will finish off our writing and then edit our work, making sure that we have punctuated our instructions accurately.




In maths, I would like you to continue using the White Rose Daily lessons. This week we are learning about numbers to 100.

  • Ordering Numbers
  • Recognising Coins
  • Recognising Notes
  • Counting in Coins
  • Friday Maths challenge

There is a short clip on each lesson and an activity sheets below.

Play maths games on Education City

Remember for any extra maths activities, play some games through top marks website or watch some Jack Hartman maths videos on YouTube.

Foundation Subjects

The Oak academy has some fantastic foundation lessons prepared. Please click on each lesson title for the link.

Who was Marco Polo?

Today, we will be learning all about Marco Polo. He was an Italian explorer from Venice. He travelled through Central Asia and China, working for a Chinese ruler.


Who was Gertrude Bell?

In today’s lesson, we will be learning about a famous female explorer called Gertrude Bell. She was best known for her travels to the Middle East. She helped lots of countries in the Middle East communicate after WW1.


What is sound?

In today’s lesson, we'll be learning about sound. We will be specifically looking at what sound is and how to make sounds. This lesson will include identifying different volumes of sound. Lastly, we will be conducting an experiment to see if the sounds outside our home are the same in the morning compared to the sounds at night time.


To create repeated patterns

In today’s lesson, we will be learning about patterns and how to create them. Today’s artwork will be inspired by an incredible artist called William Morris. His work includes wallpaper design and print, furniture, stained glass windows, tiles and tapestries. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil to create a wonderful piece of artwork.


Sock Olympic

ST.TERESAS have planned a Sock Olympics just for you! Check the website for a video clip of all the activities.



Looking after Your Wellbeing activities – Thinking Positives



Have a go at some of the activities and sing along!


Join in with Song of the Week. With weekly teaching and other super songs and resources.




Here is the link for BBC Bitesize website. Each day there will be a maths, an English and a foundation subject activity for you to have a go at if you wish.


Have Fun!

Speak soon