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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1!

 

 

Our topics in Year One are:

Autumn 1

Birmingham

Autumn 2

Moon Landing

Spring 1

London

Spring 2

The Plague and The Great Fire of London

Summer 1

United Kingdom

Summer 2

The seaside

 

 

Each half term holiday, you will have an optional project to complete, to be given in during the first week back after each holiday. They can be presented in any way you wish: writing, artwork, presentations, models - the sky's the limit!
They are as follows:
October half term: Find out and present about 'Moon Landing'- the more creative the better!
 
Homework in Year 1
 
Each week you will receive:
Spellings
Fact family of the week sheet

 

Purple mash activities will be sent to your 'To dos' regularly. 
 
You will also have the opportunity to change your home reader once a week and you are expected to complete reading at home each week.
Your planner needs to be signed by your parent each week.

 

 

Check out these websites to help with your learning!

 

English

Use your reading skills to answer the yes or no questions.

http://www.ictgames.com/tellAtRex_v3.html

 

Use your phonics knowledge to find the words in the word search. Will DJ Cow dance?

http://www.ictgames.com/djCow/index.html

 

Read the words and decide if it is a real or nonsense word. Remember to play up to Phase 5.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/BuriedTreasure2.html

 

Maths

Practice counting to 100 and backwards from 100. Use the splat square to help you.

http://www.primarygames.co.uk/pg2/splat/splatsq100.html

 

Learn by heart all the ways of making 10 and 20. Play these games to help you get faster.

http://www.ictgames.com/save_the_whale_v4.html

http://www.ictgames.com/funkymum20.html

 

Practice reading and spelling numerals to 20. This space game helps you practice how to spell them.

http://flash.topmarks.co.uk/5012

 

There are lots of fun games on these sites. How many will you play?

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html

 

We will regularly set activities on Purple Mash.

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/stb-b24

Year 1 in photographs 

 

Autumn 1- Birmingham

We have been busy planning, making and designing our very own clay models inspired by the Birmingham Bullring Bull. Take a look!

 

 

Animal Man

Animal Man 1
Animal Man 2

African Drummer

African Drummer 1
African Drummer 2
African Drummer 3
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