Welcome to Year 1
A very warm welcome to Year One
Here is the Year 1 teaching team.
Mrs Smoczyk (Class Teacher)
Mrs Toon (Class TA )
Mrs Nelson (Class TA)
Miss Stone (TA)
Mrs Muddara (Care Assistant)
Summer Term 1
PE will be on Tuesday and Wednesday
We would love to hear about all the positive things the children are doing and achieving at home. Please send positive comments to school via email or on a slip of paper.
Positive things could include, helping around the home, learning a new skill such as being able to tie shoe laces .
The comments will be shared with all the class and put on display on the
We can all shine display.
We can all shine.
Return to School
Monday 8th March
I am looking forward to seeing you all again .
The school day will be 8.50am - 3.10pm
PE for Spring Term 2 will be Wednesday and Thursday.
Spelling list spelling test 12.3.21
World Book Day
Here are some activities to choose from.
Reading at Home
To help the children read more at home we have joined Oxford Owl online reading.
Please read the attached letter for more details.
User Name IFYear1
Spring 2 Can we eat all we grow ?
Home learning activities for Spring 2
Live lessons Monday and Tuesday.
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday class page activities.
Tuesday Afternoon is Active Tuesday.
Each week choose different activities from the list below.
Wednesday is Wellbeing Wednesday
Each week choose different activities from the list below.
Friday is Arts and Crafts Friday
Each week choose from the activity list below
Spring Term 2 Remote Learning
Say and write a sentence about each picture using conjunction and.
Order events during a typical day.
You can use pictures, sentences or both.
Using the words earlier and later say and write four or more sentences about the activities you did during the day.
Parts of a plant
BBC bitesize - What are the parts of the plants
Phonics ow slow
Using conjunction and
Write about yourself using conjunction and to join ideas.
I like playing with trains and cars.
I went on holiday and it was very hot.
Circle or write the correct word to match the picture.
Extra Task write a sentence about each picture.
Play the word snakes and ladders game or make up your own word game.
English Jack and The Beanstalk
Read the story Jack and the Beanstalk.
Using pictures sequence the story. You can use the pictures provided or draw your own.
Sequence or draw 4 pictures from the story.
Extra hard task sequence 8 pictures.
Try to read everyday. Make a reading record list of the books you have read.
The Oxford Owl password is at the top of the class page.
Read and solve the weight problems. Record your findings.
Choose one or more activities from the list at the top of the page.
Write a sentence about the ir pictures below.
Extra hard task
Write your own ir poem.
Look at the list of ideas at the top of the page.
Here are some ideas form Mrs Smoczyk
Make and play your own board game.
Use lego or boxes to build a castle for the Giant.
Phonics ey word search
Complete the word search or make up your own ey word search.
Jack and the Beanstalk
Sequence 4 parts of the story.
Write a sentence for each part using the sequencing words
Using a ruler or tape measure, measure objects in your home .
Record the length in centimetres.
For example pen = 12cm
Signs of Spring.
Look at the Power point. Think and discuss
What are the signs of spring ?
Make a list of your ideas.
Write full sentences about your ideas.
The weather is getting warmer.
I can hear more birds singing.
Draw a picture of something that represents spring.
Phonics sound out and write the words to match the picture.
You can record on the worksheet or write a list of the words.
Listen to the story Jack and the Beanstalk.
Retell and write the story.
Are you taller or shorter than 1 metre ?
What other things can you find taller than 1 metre ?
Measure the height of family members.
Record how tall they are in metres and centimetres.
Order family members by height.
Measure some of your teddy bears and dolls in centimetres.
Order by size.
Remote Learning 8.2.21
Write a sentence about each of the wh words.
Listen to the story.
Answer the questions using full sentences.
Look at the friendship power point.
Create a poster- What makes a good friend.
Listen to the story Paper dolls (link above)
Make a list of the nouns in the story.
Remember a noun is a person, place or thing.
Choose activities from the list at the top of the page.
Try this weeks Mansfield School Games Challenge.
You can send the results directly to Mansfield School Games or to me and I will forward it.
Try this breathing exercise
Breath in slowly for the count of 4 then breath out slowly for the count of 6.
Repeat 6 times.
Also choose some activities from the Wellbeing Wednesday list at the top of the page.
Read the words below and write a sentence about each of the words.
Remember to use capital letters, finger spaces and punctuation.
11.2.21 English Adjectives
Add adjectives to the list of nouns you made on Tuesday.
For example noun girl
add adjective little girl
add adjectives sharp silver scissors
Addition and subtraction word problems.
To show awareness of the past using correct vocabulary.
The paper dolls went into the little girls memory.
Think about some special events in your own life.
Talk or write about these memories using some of the key vocabulary below.
Before, after, new, old, young, old, younger, youngest, older, oldest, years ago, next, then, different, changed.
11.2.21 Topic Materials
Design a new outfit for a doll.
Think about the purpose of the outfit.
What materials will you use and why?
What colours will you choose ?
For example, will the outfit be warm or cold weather, will it need to be waterproof, warm, sparkly ?
Draw and label your design.
Extra Hard Task
Have a go at making your outfit.
12.2.21 English Writing
Retell the story Paper dolls.
Use adjectives in your work.
The naughty boy had a pair of sharp scissors.
Solve the word problems.
You could have a go at making up your own word problems.
12.2.21 Craft Friday
Have a go at making your own paper dolls.
1.2.21 Phonics oy
ph watch the clip.
What objects around your house can you find with the ph sound ?
Make a list of what you find.
Write sentences about the objects you found.
Read and add the correct punctuation
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Write simple sentences about the pictures.
Use a capital letter, correct punctuation and finger spaces.
Write about an activity you did this week.
What was it ?
Why did you enjoy doing it ?
Toys History Fact File
Read and answer the questions.
Extra task Write your own fact file about old and new toys.
Complete after the teams lesson at 1.30pm
Toy Photo Art
Have a go at creating a scene with your toys. Take a photograph of your creative art work.
Remote Learning Week 4
25.1.21 - 29.1.21
Live lessons Phonics 9.15 am
English 10.15 am
Maths 11.30 am
Please note the later start. This is to allow the children in school to join in with the sessions.
Play this ir game
With a partner throw a dice.
The number you roll you need to read a word on that number line. For example, if you roll a 3 read a word on the three line. Cross or tick if you read the word correctly . The player with the most words is the winner.
Look at a book
Can you find the tricky words some, one, said, come, have , what in the book ?
Look for different sorts of punctuation .
. ? !
Using punctuation . ? !
Monday using a full stop.
Look at the pictures from the story.
For each picture say and write a sentence which uses a full stop at the end.
Add the rainbow grammar colours to show subject, predicate and punctuation.
Tuesday Question Marks ?
Use the pictures from the story to write questions.
Who, What, Where, How, When.
Wednesday Exclamation Marks !
Use the pictures from the story to write speech bubbles which use exclamation marks.
Using your own toys and imagination make up your own toy adventure story.
You can choose how you record the story.
It could be a written story, story map, comic strip or mini book.
In the story I want to see you use the punctuation we have looked at this week, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks. . ? !
Friday Tricky Words
Join in with the Tricky Words song
Complete the word worksheets.
Tricky Word Word Search
Use the tricky words to make a word search.
You will need a selection of coins.
Sort the coins by their value.
Using your times table Knowledge find the total amount in each set of coins.
How many different ways can you make the total 10p, 20p and £1 ?
How many ways can you make the total 50p ?
Play Shop Keepers
Make a Mini shop
Add price labels to the items.
Ask a family member to play shops with you.
Have a go at being both the Shop Keeper and the Customer.
PE and Physical Activity
It is recommended that children take part in 60 minutes of daily physical activity each day. This week I am setting you the challenge of being active for 60 minutes everyday. Below are some ideas to help. Keep a daily record/ diary of the physical activity you do each day.
Mansfield School Games Home Challenge
Have a go at this cushion challenge and enter your data into the Mansfield School Games Personal Challenge.
Look for different checked patterns in your home.
Have a go at copying one of the patterns or create your own.
Using your own toys create a toy timeline.
Which of your toys is the oldest? How do you know?
Which toy is the newest ? How do you know ?
Take a photograph or draw the toys in the timeline.
Write about the newest and oldest toy you have.
When did you get it ? What is it made from ? How does it work ?
Design and Technology
Using materials such as boxes and cartons create something you could put your toys in.
Find different objects around your home.
Use different words to describe the materials.
bendy, stretchy, hard, smooth, transparent, rough.
Traction Man adjectives
Listen to the story Traction Man.
Draw a picture of Traction Man
Use adjectives to describe Traction Man
You might use words such as brave, happy, calm, handsome.
An adjective is used to help us to imagine what a person, place or thing is like.
Use adjectives to describe your toys.
The red Lego brick.
The big red Lego brick.
The cute dolly.
The small cute dolly.
Use adjective to write short sentences about characters, and objects from the story Traction Man.
The green suit.
The frightened silver spoons.
The big angry dishcloth.
Sequence the story Traction Man.
Create a comic strip retelling the story Traction Man.
Add captions and speech bubbles to your story.
Friday Extended Writing
Write the story Traction Man.
Try to use different adjectives in your story.
Use capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.
Look at BBCBitesize 2D shapes Key Stage 1
What are 2d shapes?
Using pencils, sticks or strips of paper create 2d shapes.
Count the sides and corners.
How could you make a circle?
How many sticks would you need to make an octagon ?
Design and Technology
Design and Make a Sock Puppet
Design - Draw and label your plan / idea.
Make - Using your plan make the sock puppet.
Use joining skills such as glue and sticky tape.
With ADULT SUPERVISION try using a sewing stitch. ( This is optional)
If you do not have the resources to make a sock puppet a detailed design will be fine.
Science Transparent Materials
Transparent means a material that allows light to pass through it so that the object behind can be seen.
Look through an empty clear plastic drinks bottle.
Can you see through the bottle ? If you can it is a transparent material.
What other objects/ materials can you find around the home that are transparent ?
Make a list of your findings.
Write a sentence to explain what the word transparent means.
Body Percussion Follow the Power Point
Make up your own body percussion pattern.
History Toys in the past
With an adult look at the Power point.
Talk to the adult about toys and games they played with in the past.
Write 3 facts you have learnt.
Using different patterns design a pair of gloves.
Draw around your hands to create a template.
PHSE Keeping Healthy
Name five things to help keep you healthy.
Remote Learning Week 2 11.1.21
11.30 am Maths
For each spelling word say and write a simple sentence.
What time is it ?
The dog jumped out of the bin.
Remember to use capital letters, finger spaces and correct punctuation.
Write simple sentences about each picture.
Highlight the subject predicate and punctuation .
Use capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.
This is the....
Highlight the subject
Thursday Story Map
Listen/ watch the story This is the Bear.
Create a story map adding captions and speech bubbles.
Friday Extended Writing
Retell and write the story This is the Bear
Remember to use
Capital letters, full stops and finger spaces.
Try to use this weeks spellings in your story.
Use your story maps to help sequence the story.
Subtraction using a number line.
Look at the Power point
Discuss your findings with an adult.
Use your hands to hold objects.
Feel which item is the heaviest and which is the lightest .
Order 3 household objects and order by weight.
Find an object that weighs
100g 500g and 1kg
Additional/ Optional Task
Bake a cake
With a grown up bake a cake.
Look at the weight of the ingredients packaging.
Use scales to weigh out the ingredients.
Look at the criss cross pattern images.
Using materials you have at home create your own criss cross pattern picture.
What different materials can you find in the garden ?
Look around your garden can you find things made from
wood, plastic, metal, rock, glass or cloth. ?
Draw a map of your garden and label the different materials you find.
Toys / Materials
Sort your toys by what materials they are made from.
Which material are most of your toys made from ?
Old and New Toys
Ask an adult to read the Toys Power Point to you.
Draw a mind map of what you have learnt about old and new toys.
Cosmic Kids Yoga
Try the challenge card activities
Live lessons will be on Teams
Monday - Thursday
9 am Phonics
10 am English
1 pm Maths
Linked worksheets can be found below.
Other Curriculum Activities will be on this class page.
Extra activities can also be found on the SEND page.
Look in Key Information Send Information.
You do not have to print the work sheets. Answers and findings can be recorded using just a pen and paper.
Please email photographs of completed work or send me a quick email message about how you are getting on.
Phonics, English and Maths
Worksheets. If possible to be completed after Teams lesson.
Curriculum Topic Activities
5.1.21 Materials Distinguish between an object and the materials it is made from.
Look around your house.
Can you find objects made from the following materials
glass, wood, plastic and metal.
Draw and label the objects you find.
6.1.21 Going for Goals
Think about what you would like to achieve this year.
It could be a new skill such as being able to tie your own shoe laces, to know your 5 times table, to ride a bike on two wheels.
Create a poster to illustrate your personal targets.
Using a pencil sketch a picture of a toy. Use the pencil to shade areas.
Retell and write the story Kippers Toy Box.
Try and use this weeks spelling words in your story.
One more One less
On small pieces of paper write different numerals. Ask a grown up to hide the numerals around the house.
You have to find the numerals and record the number that is one more and the number that is 1 less.
Active Challenge Cards.
It is recommended that children are physically active for 60 minutes everyday.
Try some of these active challenge cards.
Play Phase 3 games on Phonics Play
We are learning to hear, say, recognize and write letter sounds.
s a t p i n m d g o c k ck e u r h b f ff ss
v w x y j qu
ch sh th ng ai ee oa oo ar or ur ow oi era air ure er.
Can you read and spell words containing the above letter sounds ?
This half term we are learning to read and spell number words.
1 one 6 six
2 two 7 seven
3 three 8 eight
4 four 9 nine
5 five 10 ten
We are learning to write numerals correctly
Single digit numbers
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Double digit numbers such as
12 25 46 72 89 94
This term we are learning to count in 10's 2's and 5's.
10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100.
2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100
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