Welcome to Year 1's home learning page!
Each morning at 8:45am, we will put up your learning activities on this page. In order for you to complete the work, you will be using a range of different websites or completing activities in your home learning books.
Here are a link to different websites you will be using:
https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0 (bug club)
Axel Scheffler, who illustrates many Julia Donaldson books, has released a story about Coronavirus, aimed at children to help them to understand why they are staying at home. Please take a look at it and share it with your children.
Home Learning Contact Forms
You can give weekly feedback to your teacher about how you are getting on with your home learning by submitting the form called Home Learning Contact form which you can find by clicking on the tile on your j2e launch page.
If you need any help with any of the websites, please go to the support page on our website under Curriculum Journey.
Don't forget to check J2Stars on BGFL to see if you have been given stars this week. All children who receive 10 stars from their teachers over the course of the week will receive a raffle ticket. Stars will be reset at the start of each week. All tickets will be entered into a grand prize draw!
Easter Family Challenges
Have a look at the Easter Family Challenges page and decide what you and your family are going to do.
Remember to upload your work or photographs to your j2e files page so your teacher can see what you have been doing and award you some stars on j2eStars.
The Story of The Week is The Snail and The Whale by Julia Donaldson. Read by Miss Nguyen. Enjoy!
Friday 10th April 2020
Thursday 9th April 2020
Use your knowledge of counting in 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s to complete the number sentences below. Copy the number sequence into your Blue Home Learning book or onto JIT5 and record the missing chilli number!
Log onto Education City, go to the ‘homework’ section and complete 'Park and Read'. Can you listen to the story and use your reading skills to predict what might happen next?
Re-write these sentences in your Yellow Home Learning book or on JIT5 and correctly add the missing apital letters, full stops or question marks. Remember the capital letters for names!
my brother’s dog is called tess
on sunday she went to the park
have you got new shoes for the party
toby and mark are going to spain in march
martha went to the zoo yesterday
did you sell buns at the fair
The sound of the day is ph. The alternate phonemes with the same sound are f and ff from phase 2. Can you remember the Jolly Phonics action for this sound? Read the postcard to Steph below. How many ph words can you spot? Record these in your Yellow Home Learning book or on JIT5 for your teachers to see. Can you write a sentence using one of these ph words?
Today's Easter Family Challenge
Wednesday 8th April 2020
Write the answers to these problems in your blue Home Learning book. Remember to write only one number in each square – just like we do in school.
10 + 9 =
14 + ? = 20
20 = 17 + ?
5 lots of 2 =
4 groups of 5 =
6 lots of 10 =
Draw a triangle and draw a line to show two equal halves
Draw a rectangle (sometimes called an oblong) and draw lines to show equal quarters
Half of 12 =
What is one quarter of 8?
Oliver Jeffers is a children’s author who has written lots of lovely books. You may have heard some of his stories. He has written ‘How to Catch a Star’, ‘Lost and Found’, ‘The Way Back Home’, ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’ and many more. Click on the link to hear a story read by Oliver Jeffers himself! Then after you have listened to the story you can draw a picture of your favourite part of the story. Do this in your yellow Home Learning book or on JIT5. We love to see your creations on JIT5 and we can give you stars on J2Stars too.
Read the poem below. It has been written by Julia Donaldson.
Now can you make up your own poem? Use the same words for the first and last lines. So your poem will start:
‘Somebody’s hiding. I wonder who.
It’s a little _____________(you write your own idea here) and he’s _________________(you write your own idea here).
Can you ________? Can you __________? Can you ________ too?
You can record this in your yellow Home Learning book or you could do it on JIT5. We would love to be able to add these to the website for everyone to enjoy.
If you want to listen to the song you can hear it by clicking on the link.
Today’s phoneme is phase 5 ‘wh’. The ‘h’ is silent, so you cannot hear it in words. The sound is the same as phase 3 ‘w’.
Load https://go.educationcity.com/ and play White Whiskers wh phoneme.
In your yellow Home Learning book or on JIT5 can you record at least 5 words that have ‘wh’ in them and add sound buttons. Are there any objects around your house that have the ‘wh’ phoneme?
Today's Easter Family Challenge
Tuesday 7th April 2020
Log onto https://www.educationcity.com/ and go to the ‘homework’ area. Play ‘Fluffy Clouds’ and practise reading numbers to 20. Once you have done this, see if you can write the numbers 1 to 20 in words in your blue home learning book.
Have a look at the picture of the Gruffalo and the mouse. What do you notice about the distance between them? Are they close or far apart? Why is that? Your task is to draw two of your favourite characters from The Gruffalo and make sure they are a safe distance apart when walking in the forest.
Well done to children who are reading books in Bug Club everyday and earning lots of stars. Please make sure you are only reading books on your colour band. So if you are a red reader for example, you should only be reading books with a red colour band. When you finish the book you must click finish at the end to show you have completed the book.
Your challenge today is to write a letter to a friend in your class. You must include what you have been doing at home with your family and how it made you feel. Also write some questions you would like to know about how your friend is getting on at home. Write the letter in your yellow home learning book and don’t forget to include question marks when writing a question.
The sound of the day is ‘ey’. This sounds the same as the phase 5 sound ‘ea’ and the phase 3 sound ‘ee’. Log onto https://www.educationcity.com/ and go to the ‘homework’ area. Play the activity ‘Monkey Valley’. Once you have done this see how many words you can write that have the ‘ey’ sound and put the sound buttons on.
Today's Easter Family Challenge
Monday 6th April 2020
Collect 5 different items from around your house and order them in weight order. Can you order the objects from heaviest to lightest in your blue Home Learning book or on JIT5 using https://login.bgfl365.uk/.
Read the poem Nut Tree by Julia Donaldson. Can you record in your yellow Home Learning book or on JIT5 the rhyming word pairs? Then record all of the adjectives used in the poem.
Log onto Education City https://www.educationcity.com/ and go to the 'homework' section. Have a go at the Literacy activity for today 'Putt These In Order'.
The sound of the day is ‘aw’. Can you remember the Phase 3 digraph ‘or’ which made the same sound? Can you remember the Jolly Phonics action for this? Use your whiteboard to write down the words below and draw sound buttons on. Can you put a tick next to the real words and a cross next to the alien words?
Today's Easter Family Challenge
Friday 3rd April 2020
Sit back to back with a family member. Using your whiteboard draw the descriptions your family member gives you to draw the shape. Eg this shape has two long, straight sides and two shorter, straight sides. What shape is it?
Can you make pictures using shapes? Draw these shapes on your whiteboard:
1. Draw a large circle in the middle of your board
2. Draw a large triangle on top of the circle
3. Draw a small triangle in the middle of the circle
4. Draw a small rectangle underneath the small tringle
5. Draw two small circles above the small triangle
What picture have you drawn? Can you and your family make more shape pictures?
Gather a few of your toys together and read them one of your favourite stories, or you could make a story up to tell your toys.
Today’s phoneme of the day is ‘ue’ as in blue and queue. Sing the Jolly Phonics song and write 5 words or more containing ‘ue’ in your Home Learning book or on JIT5. Where in the word is the ‘ue’ sound – beginning, middle, or end? Add the sound buttons too.
Today’s Science Challenge
Log onto Education City https://www.educationcity.com/ and select the Science tab. Play Made to Last. After you have played this game about materials, find something around your house that is metal, plastic, glass (be careful!), wood, fabric and paper. Draw and label these objects in your blue Home Learning book or on JIT5.
Thursday 2nd April 2020
Yesterday you put objects in length order. Today your challenge is to put your family members in height order. Using your whiteboard pen, measure how many whiteboard pens long each person in your family is. Record this in your home learning book. Then draw your family members in order from tallest to shortest and label each with the number of whiteboard pens it took to measure their height.
Today you are going to research a book by Babette Cole. Write down the author, title and illustrator and draw the front cover of the book in your home learning book. Then write a short summary of what the book is about.
Log onto https://www.educationcity.com/ and go to the ‘homework’ area. Play the learning video ‘Rapid Rounders’ and the activity ‘Rapid Rounders’. Think carefully about where capital letters and a full stop are needed in a sentence.
The sound of the day is the phase 5 sound ‘ir’. This sounds the same as the phase 3 sounds ‘er’ and ‘ur’. Log onto https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/BuriedTreasure2.html and select 'Phase 5' and the ‘ir’ sound. Play buried treasure by sorting real and nonsense words containing the ‘ir’ sound. Then write a list of as many words containing ‘ir’ as you can think of in your home learning book and put the sound buttons on.
Today’s Science Challenge
Today you are going to be thinking about the human body. Draw a picture of yourself in your home learning book and see how many parts of the body you can label. Then choose three body parts and write a sentence about each of them. For example, ‘I have legs because they help me to walk and run’. Remember to punctuate your sentences correctly and see if you can use a conjunction.
Wednesday 1st April 2020
Collect different family member's shoes and order these in length order. Can you record in your blue Home Learning book or on JIT5 on https://login.bgfl365.uk/ who has the longest shoe and who has the shortest shoe? Repeat this activity for 5 different objects around your house. Use the whiteboard pen in your pack to measure how many whiteboard pens long each item is. Record the objects in length order from the longest to the shortest on JIT5 or in your Blue Home Learning book.
Using your home reading book or your current Bug Club book, make some flashcards with the key words from the front of the book or any words your found difficult whilst reading. Read the words to a family member and then ask them to turn one upside down. Can you recall which word is missing? Repeat this activity for the remaining flashcards.
In your Yellow Home Learning book or on JIT5 on https://login.bgfl365.uk/ can you write 3 home learning activities your class bear can do whilst they are at home? These will help keep Cupcake, Baloo and Max nice and busy. Your class teacher will be able to see your activity ideas if you press save on them JIT5 and can add any fantastic ideas to your home learning page in the future for the rest of Year 1 to try!
Today’s digraph is ‘oy’. Can you remember the Phase 3 ‘oi’ and the Jolly Phonics action which went with the sound? Log onto Education City. https://www.educationcity.com/ Go to the ‘homework’ area and have a go at today’s task ‘Toy Joy’.
Today's PE Challenge
Play Simon Says with your family. Can you catch someone out with different PE moves like jumps, hops, star jumps, rolls and skips? Remember to listen carefully!
If you didn't get the chance to complete previous Home Learning Activities, scroll down and have a look at the previous work set! Your tasks are still available to complete on the different websites and your teacher can have a look at the ones you complete.
Tuesday 31st March 2020
log onto Purple Mash https://www.purplemash.com/login/ and click on 2dos – the red tick at the top. Select ‘One More, One Less’. Remember to look carefully to see if it + or - Can you beat everyone to the top? Have fun!
Log onto Bug Club https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/ and read a book from your coloured reading band. Do the activity it suggests at the back of the book too.
Use this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjhhvcw/articles/zqjgrdm and watch the video clip about rhyming words. Then try the activities. Can you write down 5 pairs of words that rhyme in your Home Learning book?
Today’s phoneme is ‘ie’. Sing the Jolly Phonics Song - The captain says ie ie, the captain says ie ie. Stand up straight, don’t be late! The captain says ie ie. Play https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/2/dragons-den phase 5 ie. Remember the green dragon likes real words and the red dragon likes alien words.
Today's Geography Challenge
Log onto Purple Mash https://www.purplemash.com/login/ and click on 2dos – the red tick at the top. Select ‘A Trip Down the River Thames’ and listen to the story. When the story has finished create a picture on Purple Mash about the story. Draw the river Thames and add as many buildings as you can remember that Danny and Na Li saw on their boat trip. Add labels to the buildings too.
Remember to check how may stars you have on J2Stars. Can you collect 10 stars by Friday before they are restarted?
Stay safe and keep washing your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds.
Monday 30th March 2020
Log onto https://www.educationcity.com/ and go to the ‘homework’ area. Play ‘Rolling Subtraction’ and ‘Take It Away’. You can use the hundred square included in your home learning pack to help you count backwards when subtracting. Remember not to count the number you start on.
Read the back of your cereal packet or what you had for breakfast. Can you write down 3 ingredients that were used?
Log onto https://www.educationcity.com/ and go to the ‘homework’ area. Play ‘Days of the Week’ and ‘Daily Dunk’. Then write the days of the week in a list in your home learning book. Remember to use a capital letter.
The sound of the day is ‘ea’. Log onto https://www.educationcity.com/ and go to the ‘homework’ area. Play the learning video ‘A Treat by the Sea’ and the activity ‘A Treat by the Sea’. Then write a list of as many words as you can think of that contain the ‘ea’ sound and put the sound buttons on in your home learning book.
Today’s Science challenge
Spring started on the 20th March and you may have noticed some changes with the weather, animals and plants outside. Your challenge is to find a colourful flower that has appeared in Spring. Draw the flower in your home learning book and research what it is called and find out an interesting fact about it.
The Story of The Week is Vegetable Glue by Susan Chandler. Read by Miss Wilkinson. Enjoy!
Friday 27th March 2020
Log onto https://www.educationcity.com/ and go to the 'homework' area. Play 'PlayLive Addition'. Can you add within 20 without losing all of your lives? Good luck!
Log onto Bug Club https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0 re-read your chosen book from yesterday to refresh your memory and then ask a family member to test whether you can correctly sequence the main events from that story. Can you remember the beginning, middle and end?
Think about the activities you have completed at home this week. Log onto BGFL 365 https://login.bgfl365.uk/ and use JIT5 'mixed' to record your favourite activity which you have completed. Draw a picture of the activity and write some sentences about what it is and why you enjoyed doing it. If you cannot access JIT5 complete this activity in your yellow Home Learning book.
The sound of the day is ‘ou’. Can you think of objects which have the sound ‘ou? Record these in your yellow Home Learning book and add the sound buttons. Once finished played Burried Treasure for the ‘ou’ sound. https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/BuriedTreasure2.html
Today's PE Challenge
Create an obstacle course in your house or in an outdoor space. How quickly can you and your family members get through the course? Think of different ways you can travel and different ways you can get past the obstacles. Can you beat your time throughout the weekend?
Thursday 26th March 2020
Log onto https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button to practise counting in 2s, 5s, 10s
Use your Bug Club login to read a book online. Remember to answer the questions at the back of the book too. Record these in you Home Learning book - add the title of the book so we know which book you have read.
Watch a movie with your family and act out your favourite scene. Try to change your voice and your expression to match the character.
Play https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/PicnicOnPluto.html phase 5 ay. Can you find any objects around your house that have 'ay'? Record these in your Home Learning book and add the sound buttons.
Today's Geography Challenge
Draw a map of your bedroom and label it. Do this in your blue Home Learning book.
Wednesday 25th March 2020
Use your MyMaths log in to complete the '2d and 3d shapes' activity. Remember to go through the lesson first!
Choose a book you enjoy reading at home and write down why you would recommend it to a friend. Record this in your home learning book.
Using the answers to the questions you asked in yesterday’s literacy task, write a biography about one of your family members. Remember to include different facts about their life and think carefully about which subheadings you will need to use.
Choose 10 items from your house and write a label for each item and put the sound buttons on. Record this in your home learning book.
Today's Gratitude Challenge
Write down 5 things you are thankful for and give a reason for each using a conjunction. Record this in your home learning book.
Tuesday 24th March 2020
Use your MyMaths log in to complete the 'describing shapes' activity. Remember to go through the lesson first!
Read your home reading book. Draw a picture of your favourite character and write a few sentences about that character. Record this in your Home Learning book.
Write a set of questions in your yellow book to ask one of your family members to find out more information about them. Can you use question marks accurately? You will be using their answers the following day to write a biography.
Count the number of high frequency words in a book, magazine or newspaper you can find in your home. Use your list from your Home Learning packs to if you are unsure of these words.
Today's Geography Challenge
Choose a fruit. Draw and label the fruit, then research which country the fruit is from. Can you identify the continent the country belongs to? Record your findings in your home learning book.
Monday 23rd March 2020
Find objects around your house that are heavy or light. Order them from heaviest to lightest. Draw and label them in your book.
Go onto Pobble 365, using the link below. http://www.pobble365.com/crash write what happens next.
Write a set of instructions of how to make a Lego model or how to brush your teeth.
Choose a phase 3 phonics game to play on the Phonics Play website. https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/PicnicOnPluto.html
Today's Science Challenge
Collect leaves, sticks and stones – anything natural and create a nature collage.