Welcome to St Thomas’ Class Page.  Mrs Yeomans is the Class Teacher.  Mrs Dwyer and Ms Thaker are  the Teaching Assistants.

Key Stage 1 Topic Plan Autumn 2 2019 

Dear Parents and Carers

We now have an email address that you can send any work that you do.

Send in electronic copies or photographs of your work to our class email address for work only, unfortunately we will not be replying.  Some work may appear on the class page!

StThomas@st-thomasmore.worcs.sch.uk

Reminders

PE is on a THURSDAY and children require full PE kit (t-shirt, shorts and pumps/trainers).  Children are not permitted to wear school uniform or school shoes for PE.  Earrings must be removed or covered before coming to school.

Children will be reading in a guided reading group once a week with the class teacher.  The day of the reading group may vary due to teaching capacity so children’s books will not be changed on a set day, although it will be weekly.  Therefore it is important that their book bag, book and home reading record are bought into school every day.

WORKING FROM HOME DURING THE SCHOOL CLOSURE

Work will be set for the children daily.  This will include as a minimum, one piece of maths and English work to complete.  As always, you have access to Bug Club books and Times tables rock stars.

To get you started, below is a link to KS1 SATs papers from previous years which you can download and work through with your children.

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/national-curriculum-assessments-practice-materials

Some other useful links for home learning include:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search?term=school+closure     Twinkl is offering free resources for parents.

Maths

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zjxhfg8

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

http://mathszone.co.uk/

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sharpspring&sslid=MzcwMTKxMDQzMDK1BAA&sseid=MzIwMjU2tTA2tgQA&jobid=1c32a879-a500-433c-b41a-efec5108e7f0      White Rose is the maths scheme we follow so I strongly recommend you look at this.  We are still to cover fractions, time, shape, measurement and position and direction.

RWI

A quick reminder for parents: There is lots of support for learning online and The Oxford Owl website has plenty of useful information for the teaching of RWI. There is a link below that you may find helpful.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Also please don’t forget that there are daily RWI phonic sessions on YouTube…again there is a link below:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

How do I know which set sounds to focus on?

You will know which group your child is in by the colour of the RWI books they were bringing home…

Yellow books:  please focus on Set 3 sounds. However it certainly won’t hurt to recap on Set 2 sounds either as children need to be secure on these and they may well have forgotten some by now.

Orange books: Set 2 and 3 sounds

Pink books: Set 2 and 3 sounds

Red books: Set 1 and 2 sounds

English

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zgkw2hv

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1literacy.html

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/

Reading

We have been provided with a link to Collins big cat books that you may wish to use alongside Bug Club.  It gives you access to a large volume of e-books that are all book banded.  Key stage 1 and progress books (for SEND) are available to access.  The scheme is currently being offered for free during the school closure.

https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/Portal.aspx

Please click onto the TEACHER sign in with the following details:

Username: parents@harpercollins.co.uk

Password: Parents20!

Physical Education

It is important to have at least half an hour exercise at home.  Click the link below and join the body coach Monday-Friday 9am!

https://www.youtube.com/thebodycoachtv

BBC Smart Movers also have short dances, linked to curriculum subjects, that we use at school and the children really enjoy.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-collection/zbr4scw

Below you will find a link to the latest challenges from School Games, a link to a Funetics at home learning pack and a link to some tennis activities (this can be submitted as part of a competition but is also just a fun thing to do at home).  All of these can be used for physical activity at home.

KS1 School Games Activities

https://handwtennis.co.uk/sherallies/

https://funetics.co.uk/for-parents/funetics-home/?utm_source=emailmarketing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=f_athletics_and_running_for_everyone_home__edition_4&utm_content=2020-05-10


Children’s Work…

Well done to Mia. You are working extremely hard at home. I have loved reading you innovated story of ‘The Princess and the sweetcorn’. Keep up the good work.

Well done to Harry and his brother Charlie who have been creating a fact file on Moons Moat. Click on the link to find out more…

Moons Moat

Well done to Livia who has completed some time worksheets.

Well done Adam. What a great Easter Garden!


Week beginning 18th May 2020

Monday

English – please click on the link below to complete an activity on homophones.  Remember, we have these up in the classroom, words that sound the same but have a different spelling and meaning, e.g. their/there, whole/hole, poor/pour.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7g8jhv

Maths- Complete the questions…

TreasureHunt

RE – Mr Blewitt has set another whole school RE task. He says “As we are in the month of May, which is dedicated to Our Lady, this week we are asking you to make a shoe box shrine. Please have a go at making your own shrine as a family at home. You can fill your shoe box with a picture or statue of Our Lady, flowers, rosary beads and anything else which reminds you of her – be as creative as you like! We look forward to seeing your creations soon.”

I would love to see some of your work so please send it to the email…

StThomas@st-thomasmore.worcs.sch.uk

Tuesday

English –click on the link below to complete a reading and writing activity about the story Funny Bones.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zfmtpg8

Maths- Can you make a maths game? I would love to see your ideas.

RE – Mr Blewitt has set another whole school RE task. He says “As we are in the month of May, which is dedicated to Our Lady, this week we are asking you to make a shoe box shrine. Please have a go at making your own shrine as a family at home. You can fill your shoe box with a picture or statue of Our Lady, flowers, rosary beads and anything else which reminds you of her – be as creative as you like! We look forward to seeing your creations soon.”

I would love to see some of your work so please send it to the email…

StThomas@st-thomasmore.worcs.sch.uk

Wednesday

English – Today there is a handwriting focus…

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z62gcqt

Maths- Fact families…

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkd98xs

RE – Mr Blewitt has set another whole school RE task. He says “As we are in the month of May, which is dedicated to Our Lady, this week we are asking you to make a shoe box shrine. Please have a go at making your own shrine as a family at home. You can fill your shoe box with a picture or statue of Our Lady, flowers, rosary beads and anything else which reminds you of her – be as creative as you like! We look forward to seeing your creations soon.”

I would love to see some of your work so please send it to the email…

StThomas@st-thomasmore.worcs.sch.uk

Thursday

English:Look at the poster back below, they will help to explain what nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs …

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Then choose a book that you like and write a list of some nouns, verbs and adjectives you can find in it. Perhaps you could use some of them in a sentence.

Maths:

Comparing number sentences. You should be quite good at this as we’ve done it a few times in class already but this will be good practise for you…

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmf6hbk

RE – Mr Blewitt has set another whole school RE task. He says “As we are in the month of May, which is dedicated to Our Lady, this week we are asking you to make a shoe box shrine. Please have a go at making your own shrine as a family at home. You can fill your shoe box with a picture or statue of Our Lady, flowers, rosary beads and anything else which reminds you of her – be as creative as you like! We look forward to seeing your creations soon.”

I would love to see some of your work so please send it to the email…

StThomas@st-thomasmore.worcs.sch.uk

Week beginning 11th May 2020

Monday

English – Read ‘The Princess and the Pea’ power point story.  Have a try at retelling and acting out the story. You need to make sure you know the story well as this weeks work will be focused around this book. If you could change anything about the story what would it be? 

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Maths 

Year 1-Please complete ‘Lesson 1 – Find a half (2)’ (Summer Term – Week 2 w/c 27th April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

Year 2-Please complete ‘Lesson 1 – Compare lengths’ (Summer Term – Week 2 w/c 27th April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1) 

RE – as we are still in the season of Easter, we would like your children to make Easter gardens this week.  You can use any resources from around the home and be as creative as you like – just make sure that they have a religious theme. Please work together as a family on this if you can. Send in a picture of your creations to your teacher’s email address.  I look forward to seeing the pictures of your amazing creations!

Tuesday

English – Using the story ‘The Princess and the Pea’ complete the story mountain template by changing one element of the story. You could change the characters, setting, problem etc please only change one part as the format of the story should be very similar. You can use the template or create your own. Once you have completed the story mountain use it to learn the story. As you will be rewriting the story on Thursday. 

T-L-6156-Story-Mountain-Activity-Sheet-_ver_3

Maths 

Year 1-Please complete ‘Lesson 2 – Find a quarter (1)’ (Summer Term – Week 2 w/c 27th April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

Year 2-Please complete ‘Lesson 2 – Order lengths’ (Summer Term – Week 2 w/c 27th April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)

Wednesday

English –Using the story mountain that you made with the changes. Have a go at reciting the story. Act it out, use props or make actions for the different parts of the story. 

Maths 

Year 1-Please complete ‘Lesson 3 – Find a quarter (2)’ (Summer Term – Week 2 w/c 27th April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

Year 2-Please complete ‘Lesson 3 – Four operations with length’ (Summer Term – Week 2 w/c 27th April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)

Thursday

English – Using the story mountain that you made. Have one more go at reciting the story. Now have a go at writing the story. You do not need to rush take your time and keep reciting the story sentence by sentence as this will help you to know what to write next. Remember your punctuation and handwriting. 

Maths 

Year 1-Please complete ‘Lesson 4 – Problem Solving’ (Summer Term – Week 2 w/c 27th April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

Year 2-Please complete ‘Lesson 4 – Problem Solving’ (Summer Term – Week 2 w/c 27th April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1) 

Friday

English – Reread the story you have written. Can you make any changes? With a different colour pen edit your work with the improvements.

Maths 

Year 1-Please complete ‘Friday Maths Challenge’ (Summer Term – Week 2 w/c 27th April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

Year 2-Please complete ‘Friday Maths Challenge’ (Summer Term – Week 2 w/c 27th April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)


Week beginning 4th May 2020

Monday

English – Read ‘The Princess and the Pea’ power point story.  Have a try at retelling and acting out the story. You need to make sure you know the story well as this weeks work will be focused around this book. 

t-t-5336-the-princess-and-the-pea-story-powerpoint_ver_1

Maths 

Year 1-Please complete ‘Lesson 1 – Make doubles’ (Summer Term – Week 1 w/c 20 April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

Year 2-Please complete ‘Lesson 2- Find three quarters’ (Summer Term – Week 1 w/c 20 April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1) 

Tuesday

English – Using the story ‘The Princess and the Pea’ complete the story mountain template. You can use the template or create your own. Once you have completed the story mountain use it to learn the story. As you will be rewriting the story on Thursday. 

T-L-6156-Story-Mountain-Activity-Sheet-_ver_3

Maths 

Year 1-Please complete ‘Lesson 2 – Make equal groups (Summer Term – Week 1 w/c 20 April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

Year 2-Please complete ‘Lesson 2 – Count in fractions’ (Summer Term – Week 1 w/c 20 April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)

Wednesday

English –Using the story mountain that you made for ‘The Princess and the Pea’. Have a go at reciting the story. Act it out, use props or make actions for the different parts of the story. 

Maths 

Year 1-Please complete ‘Lesson 3 – Make equal groups (sharing)’ (Summer Term – Week 1 w/c 20 April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

Year 2-Please complete ‘Lesson 3 – Measure length (cm)’ (Summer Term – Week 1 w/c 20 April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)

Thursday

English – Using the story mountain that you made for ‘The Princess and the Pea’. Have one more go at reciting the story. Now have a go at writing the story. You do not need to rush take your time and keep reciting the story sentence by sentence as this will help you to know what to write next. Remember your punctuation and handwriting. 

Maths 

Year 1-Please complete ‘Lesson 4 – Find a half (1)’ (Summer Term – Week 1 w/c 20 April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

Year 2-Please complete ‘Lesson 4 – Measure length (m)’ (Summer Term – Week 1 w/c 20 April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1) 

Friday

English – Today is VE Day. Have a look at the PowerPoint and find out all about this day. Once you have looked at the PowerPoint complete the activity. You can be as creative as you like. 

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Maths 

Year 1-Please complete ‘Friday Maths Challenge’ (Summer Term – Week 1 w/c 20 April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

Year 2-Please complete ‘Friday Maths Challenge’ (Summer Term – Week 1 w/c 20 April)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)


Week beginning 27th April 2020

Monday

English – Creative Writing Task.

Have a look at the picture can you create a story for the picture. You can do a story map or just write. Don’t forget capital letters, paragraphs, adjectives and full stops.

Creative Writing Task

Maths – Why not have a go at the White Rose Problems of the day.

Day 1 Maths Problem

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1) 

Tuesday

English – Adjective Alphabet.

Can you think of an adjective for each letter of the alphabet? Remember an adjective is a word that describes a noun (the name of a thing or a place).

Adjective Alphabet

Maths – Why not have a go at the White Rose Problems of the day.

Maths Problem

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)

Wednesday

English – Adjective sentence work.

Remember an adjective is a word that describes a noun (the name of a thing or a place).

adjectives

Maths – Why not have a go at the White Rose Problems of the day.

Maths Problem

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)

Thursday

English – Sentence work.

Rewrite the sentences ensuring they are correct.

Are these sentences correct

Maths – Why not have a go at the White Rose Problems of the day.

Maths Problem

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1) 

Friday

English – Sentence work.

Rewrite the sentences ensuring they are correct.

Making Sentences

Maths – Why not have a go at the White Rose Problems of the day.

Maths Problem

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)


Week beginning 20th April 2020

Welcome back to a new term.   I hope you all had a restful Easter break and the children are ready to carry on learning at home until it is safe to return back to school.  Below are the activities for this week.  There will be a daily English and maths activity to complete and the KS1 teachers have put together a grid of foundation subject activities linked to our Summer topic ‘Our Local Area’.  These can be spread over the next few weeks so please do not feel they have to be done all at once.  

Monday

English – Read the e-book below, Ronald the Rhino.

What Makes Ronald Special? Ronald isn’t sure why he is special. He wants to be like the other animals in the jungle. Have a look at these animals. Why do you think Ronald may want to be like them? What makes them special? Write words to describe what makes them special.

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Maths – Why not recap your number bonds to 10 and 20. Have a go at saying the, out loud and timing yourself. Then challenge yourself, how many number bonds can you write down in 2 minutes. If thats easy can you work out the number bonds to 100. Are they similar to the number bonds to 10?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwv39j6/articles/zx3982p

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)

Tuesday

English – Read the e-book below, Ronald the Rhino.

What Makes Ronald Special? Ronald isn’t sure why he is special. He wants to be like the other animals in the jungle. Have a think about why Ronald is special. What qualities does he have?  Now think about what makes you special. Draw a picture of yourself and write words to describe what makes you special.

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Maths – Why not recap your 2’s, 10’s, and 5’s multiplication facts.  Have a go at saying the, out loud and timing yourself. Then challenge yourself, how many can you write down in 2 minutes.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)

Wednesday

English – Read the e-book below, Rapunzel.

Rapunzel has been very busy in her tower painting, reading, learning and playing. Her tower now has beautiful paintings on the walls, a reading den, a play area and a desk for her to do her work.

How has your house changed?

Take a photo or draw a pictures of how your house has changed since being at home. Label and write sentences explaining how it has changed.

https://www.dltk-teach.com/rhymes/rapunzle/story.htm

Maths – lets have some fun. Today you will look at number skils;

  • How many rooms are in your home?
  • How many windows, doors, beds and chairs doe sit have?
  • How many people live there?

Record the answers in a table using numerals, words or tallies. Could you then put this into a graph and write some questions for a family member to answer.

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)

Thursday

English – Read the e-book below, Rapunzel.

Rapunzel is locked in her tower with only her mother for company. she longs to see other people. Draw a picture of who you are at home with and who you look forward to seeing. Write a brief description for both pictures to give details about why you cant wait to see them.

https://www.dltk-teach.com/rhymes/rapunzle/story.htm

Maths – lets have some fun. Today you will look at position, direction and movement;

  • Hide a surprise object somewhere in your home. Can you direct a family member to find it using positional/directional language? (left, right, forwards, backwards, half turn, quarter turn)

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)

Friday

English – Read the e-book below, Rapunzel.

Rapunzel decided to draw a family tree but sadly realised she didn’t know anyone except her mother. Rapunzel shouldn’t worry though, as everybody’s families are different! Some are small and some are large. Draw or make your own family tree. Remember to label everybody’s names. (don’t forget capital letters for names)

https://www.dltk-teach.com/rhymes/rapunzle/story.htm

Maths – lets have some fun. Today you will look at addition;

  • Add the number of windows to the number of doors. How many altogether are in your home? Can you represent this as a drawing, number sentence and part-whole model?
  • Can you think of your addition word problems and represent them using the 3 methods?

Topic – complete some of the activities in the topic grid over the next half term.  Some may take longer than others so could be spread across a number of days.

Our Local Area topic grid (1)


Week Commencing 30th March…

Due to school closures, this page will be updated daily with a Maths and English task.

Please continue to read with you child on Bug Club and access the educational links below.

Use the BBC Movers page to access English and Maths songs to keep your children entertained.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-collection/zbr4scw

It is important to have at least half an hour exercise at home.  Click the link below and join the body coach Monday-Friday 9am!

https://www.youtube.com/thebodycoachtv

Monday-

Writing

Year 1 and 2- Have a look at the document below. Can you write about how the Octopus got in the kitchen sink?

Year 1 and 2- Writing (imaginative writing)

Reading/Phonics

Please continue to read your school book or library book.  They could even  reread a familiar or their favourite book.

Year 1- Read Write Inc Phonics.  Below is a link for those children that read the Read Write Inc (RWI) books, you will be able to access RWI books here.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Year 1 and 2- Have a look at the document below and choose which activity you would like to complete.

Year 1 and 2- Reading (inference)

Maths

Year 1 and 2- Last week we looked and length this week the focus will be on weight. Have a look at the PowerPoint of Brian the Bear. Is he right?

Weighing Powerpoint

Tuesday 

Writing

Year 1 and 2- have a try at the adjectives, connectives and past tense sheet below.

Adjec-Connectives-and-Past

Reading/Phonics

Please continue to read your school book or library book.  They could even  reread a familiar or their favourite book.

Year 1- Read Write Inc Phonics.  Below is a link for those children that read the Read Write Inc (RWI) books, you will be able to access RWI books here.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Year 1 and 2- Have a look at the document below and choose which activity you would like to complete.

https://www.onceuponapicture.co.uk/the-collections/the-thinking-collection/

Maths

Year 1 and 2- Can you identify which is heavier?

balance Scales normal

Wednesday

Writing

Year 1 and 2- Can you write me a letter explaining what you have been up to at home?

Reading/Phonics

Please continue to read your school book or library book.  They could even  reread a familiar or their favourite book.

Year 1- Read Write Inc Phonics.  Below is a link for those children that read the Read Write Inc (RWI) books, you will be able to access RWI books here.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Year 1 and 2- Have a look at the document below and choose which activity you would like to complete.

https://www.onceuponapicture.co.uk/the-collections/the-thinking-collection/

Maths

Year 1 and 2- Have a go at playing the weight games.

https://mathszone.co.uk/category/measuring/mass-and-scales/

Thursday 

Writing

Year 1 and 2-What would you like to write about?

Reading/Phonics

Please continue to read your school book or library book.  They could even  reread a familiar or their favourite book.

Year 1- Read Write Inc Phonics.  Below is a link for those children that read the Read Write Inc (RWI) books, you will be able to access RWI books here.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Year 1 and 2- Have a look at the story of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and see if if you can answer the questions…

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Maths

Year 1 and 2- Can you identify which is heavier and put them in order?

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Friday

Writing

Year 1 and 2-Have a look and explore KS1 Bitesize. Why not have a go on the SPAG and Phonic sessions. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zgkw2hv

Reading/Phonics

Please continue to read your school book or library book.  They could even  reread a familiar or their favourite book.

Year 1- Read Write Inc Phonics.  Below is a link for those children that read the Read Write Inc (RWI) books, you will be able to access RWI books here.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Maths 

Year 1 and 2- see how quick you can do your number bonds on hit the button.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button



Week Commencing 23rd March…

Due to school closures, this page will be updated daily with a Maths and English task. Some tasks will be computer based and others may require you to print documents but I will try to keep them computer based.

Please continue to read with you child on Bug Club and access the educational links below.

Use the BBC Movers page to access English and Maths songs to keep your children entertained.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-collection/zbr4scw

It is important to have at least half an hour exercise at home.  Click the link below and join the body coach Monday-Friday 9am!

https://www.youtube.com/thebodycoachtv

Monday-

Writing

Year 1- Choose a picture from your RWI book and write a couple of sentences about what is happening. Remember to use ‘Fred Fingers’ to help you sound out the words.

Year 2- Write a non-fiction report.  Choose an animal of your choice and write a report about them. Remember your capital letters, finger spaces and full-stops.

Reading/Phonics

Please continue to read your school book or library book.  They could even  reread a familiar or their favourite book.

Year 1- Read Write Inc Phonics.  Below is a link for those children that read the Read Write Inc (RWI) books, you will be able to access RWI books here.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Year 2- To link with the non-fiction genre can they complete this non-fiction game…

Non-Fiction Reading Game

Year 1 and 2-Have a go at playing ‘Picnic on Pluto’. Can you find the real and alien words?

Picnic on Pluto

Maths

Year 1 and 2- Choose any number and get the children to write as many facts about the number!  See if they can find/create an unusual fact.

Tuesday-

Writing

Year 1-  What are nouns?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrqqtfr

Year 2- How to write command sentences…

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrqqtfr

Reading/Phonics

Please continue to read your school book or library book.  They could even  reread a familiar or their favourite book.

Year 1-  Can you spot key sounds in your reading book?

Year 1 Sound Hunt

Year 2- Can you tell me what has happened in a book of your choice and what your predictions may be for the rest of the book?

Year 2 Reading

Maths

I would like you to have a look at measuring length. We will be measuring in cm. The PowerPoint takes you through the steps and how to measure. Remember to start at 0cm. Once you have completed the PowerPoint why not have a go at the scavenger hunt!

Year 1 and 2 Length PowerPoint

Ruler_30-cm_by_mm

Year 1 and 2 Scavenger Hunt Measurement

Wednesday-

Writing- 

Year 1-  What are nouns?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrqqtfr

Year 1 Noun Activity

Year 2- How to write command sentences…

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrqqtfr

Year 2 Command Sentences

Reading/Phonics 

Please continue to read your school book or library book.  They could even  reread a familiar or their favourite book.

Below is a link for those children that read the Read Write Inc (RWI) books, you will be able to access RWI books here.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Year 1 and 2- Read the text provided and then answer the questions. This can be done verbally so no need to write anything down.

How to catch a star (easy)

How to catch a star (medium)

How to catch a star (hard)

Maths

To follow on from yesterday have a look at the measuring in centimetres interactive game. Remember to start at 0cm.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/measuring-in-cm

Thursday-

Writing

After reading ‘The Bear who came to babysit’. Complete the activities below…

Year 1 Describe the bear

Year 2 Command Sentences Work

Reading

Please continue to read your school book or library book.

Below is a link for those children that read the Read Write Inc (RWI) books, you will be able to access RWI books here.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Year 1 and 2- Read the text provided and then complete the activities. This can be done verbally so no need to write anything down.

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Year 1 and 2 Reading Activity

Maths

To follow on from yesterday have a look at the measuring in centimetres activity cards. Remember to start at 0cm.

Adult Guidance

Answers – Measure Length (cm)

Year 1 and 2 Activity Cards – Measure Length (cm)

Friday-

Writing

After reading ‘The Bear who came to babysit’. Complete the activities below…

Year 1- Story Mountain

Year 2 Bears next adventure

Reading

Please continue to read your school book or library book.

Below is a link for those children that read the Read Write Inc (RWI) books, you will be able to access RWI books here.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Year 1 and 2- Read the text provided and then complete the comprehension. This can be done verbally so no need to write anything down.

t-e-2548929-the-bear-who-came-to-babysit-story-powerpoint_ver_4

Reading Comprehension

Maths

To follow on from yesterday have a look at the measuring in centimetres activity. Remember to start at 0cm.

Measure the lines


Spring 2 week 4

Once again another busy week, children have had books allocated to them on Bug Club. If you have forgotten your log-on details please let me know.

If your child is off school please find below some useful websites to help your child;

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search?term=school+closure

Maths-

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zjxhfg8

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

http://mathszone.co.uk/

English-

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zgkw2hv

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1literacy.html

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/

Spring 2 week 3

This week has flown by and the children have learnt a lot.  They have been researching information about whales.  They learnt about singular anfd plural and used them in a piece of writing.  Next week they are going to write a report about an animal of their choice. In maths, the children began a unit of work on Time.  They have looked at O’clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

It is Science week this week so the children have taken part in different activities during the afternoons, all with a science theme.  They drew around each other and thought about why everyone’s body is different, they labelled body parts and explained some of the functions of different body parts.  They also learnt about camouflage and the different ways animals can camouflage in their habitats and why this is important.  Thinking about types of camouflage, they decorated butterflies and hid them around the classroom to see where they would camouflage the best.  They also had to invent playground games for a visually impaired child.  They had to think about how it would feel to be visually impaired and some children were blindfolded and guided around the classroom.  They then designed some playground games that a visually impaired child could take part in safely.  Some of their designs were very inventive!

Spring 2 week 2

In geography, the children learnt about the rainforest.  They watched a short video clip and heard a sound clip, and thought of questions that they would like to find out about the rainforest.  They then found out some information in order to answer their questions.  In science, the children learnt about reptiles and birds and wrote about their features.  They were also very lucky to meet a bearded dragon and a chicken, the family pets of a child in year 1, and they asked lots of interesting questions about them.

Spring 2 week 1

Welcome back to a new half term.  The children have set straight back to work and are enjoying our new  topic ‘Animal Planet’.

In English, the children have been learning about non-fiction reports.  They completed a cold write, whereby they wrote about an animal of their choice, they identified the features of a non-fiction report, they learnt how to write in the past and present tense.

In RE, they learnt about the seasons of the liturgical year and why they are significant.  In Science, the children learnt to identify mammals and fish and wrote about their features and in art the children designed an Easter chocolate treat that they will be making in the coming weeks.

Spring 1

Welcome back to a new half term. The children have come back to school ready to learn. Our topic this half term is To The Rescue. As part of this topic, our focus text in English is Traction Man. We will use the character Traction Man to write a character description.

In maths, the children will finish looking at fractions by recognising, finding, naming and writing fractions of lengths, shapes, sets of objects and quantities. They will then apply this knowledge by completing simple number problems involving fractions.

It has been RSE week and the children have thought about how to look after themselves through exercise, a healthy diet, the importance of managing their emotions and how to be a good friend. We also carried out a germ experiment. We will monitor the bread over the next few weeks and look forward to finding out if the predictions made are correct.

Autumn 2

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To end a fantastic Autumn Term children have made their very own stockings that they can hang on the Christmas Tree. They were all able to sew them together and create either a Snowman, Reindeer or Father Christmas.

We have been practising the songs ready for ‘Carols around the Christmas Tree’. We really hope that you can come and join us for the last whole school event before Christmas.

The children have had a busy Autumn Term but I would just like to say how proud I am of their resilience, determination and kindness that I see every day. This doesn’t happen by accident so I thank you for all that you do in supporting your children.

Have a wonderful Christmas and I look forward to seeing you all in the New Year!

WC- 2.12.19

What a fantastic week we have had…

It started with the children performing A Midwife Crisis for the school and for parents/carers, the children especially enjoyed when the parents joined in with the final song.  The children were fantastic. Thank you for all your support.

The children have still took part in lessons. In maths they have began to look at the fractions 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 and 1/3.  They learnt about a town called Churchill, Canada, and designed an information poster and in RE, Year 1 completed there ‘Advent’ unit and have moved onto their ‘Christmas’ unit which we will complete when we come back.  In Year 2 children have learnt about St John the Baptist in RE and the importance of why we celebrate Christmas.

To end our week we had a trip to the Snowdome.  The children were very well behaved, they took part in all the activities and it was lovely to see them thoroughly enjoying themselves in the snow.

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We have had another busy week with rehearsals for our Christmas production. Please continue to practise if your child is still unsure of their lines.

During English children have written their own short story in English using their previous planning document.  Their ideas are wonderful and I look forward to reading their finished stories next week.

In maths, the children have completed their shape and have moved onto symmetry. Next week will be looking at fractions of shapes and quantities.

In RE, Year 2 children have heard the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth.  They compared their feelings both before and after the angel had visited and role played the story. Year 1, have learnt about the Advent wreath and what the candles represent.

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Please continue to practise if your child is still unsure of their lines.  Please also send in any remaining narrator costumes (plain black t-shirt or top, black leggings or trousers) on Monday 2nd December.

In English, Year 2 children have finished planning their invented story but due to rehearsals they were unable to write them so this will be continuing next week. Year 1 children have continued to complete their RWI sessions which have been focused around capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.

In maths, the children have learnt about 3d shapes and their properties. The children have enjoyed listening to the 3d shape song… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guNdJ5MtX1A&list=LL5NmTPUf5h6kvjCQPqDUCkw&index=14.

In RE, the children learnt more about the importance of the saints, and they could name many different saints.  They created a fact file about  St Bernadette.

In geography, the children have compared the Arctic and Antarctic, thinking about why these two places are similar and  different.

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In English this week,  the Year 2 children have written their innovation of ‘The Nativity’. They have also began to plan their invented story ready to write up next week.  They have shared ideas about different settings, characters etc with the rest of the class and they are looking forward to writing them next week.

In guided reading our focus skill this week has been ‘inference’ the text used to help us with this has been ‘Don’t hog the hedge’. The children have loved sharing this book and taking it in turns to read and answer the questions that have followed.

In maths Year 1 and 2 have been focusing on recognising and naming 2d shapes. It is important that children can recognise shapes in different orientations and to start seeing similarities and differences between the shapes. Next week they will be focusing on properties of 3d shapes including finding shapes with vertical lines of symmetry.

In Science, we began to look at reversible and irreversible changes and what this means and why.  We discussed whether toasting bread, freezing water and melting chocolate are reversible or irreversible and why.  We will be doing some exciting experiments to test changes over the next few weeks

Please find below some useful websites below to help your child;

Maths-

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zjxhfg8

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

http://mathszone.co.uk/

English-

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zgkw2hv

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1literacy.html

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/

I would just like to thank you all for the support that you have given your child over this last term.