Year 1

Home Learning


Dear Parents/Carers,


Please find below some home learning activities that you can complete with your child/children. We would not expect you to be completing all of these, but have made a list of ideas which we thought would be useful. Please also keep an eye on the class blog pages, where we may be setting your children some fun challenges, and where you can upload some of their fantastic learning. Do not hesitate to contact us through blog posts/comments; we will be checking them regularly and will always be here to help!


We would encourage families to discuss how they will manage learning at home by:

1) Creating a schedule together.

2) Looking at available resources (see links below).

3) Planning time to sit down and share learning; what has been achieved and what was challenging.

4) Making it fun through creative activities and play.

5) Planning a reward system e.g. sticker charts.


A regular routine may include:

-        Daily reading

-        Daily maths and writing activity

-        Practice on Numbots (log ins are in reading records)

-        Handwriting/spelling work (

-        Contributions to the class blog, e.g. stories and poems

-        Daily counting in 1s, 2s, 5s or 10s

-        Arts and crafts time


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Thank you for all of your hard work,


Miss Williams, Miss Kirby, Mrs Perry and Mrs Hunt.

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Please find below a couple of documents to give you an idea for fun daily activities. These activities can be done around the home and are along the basis of doing fun exploratory learning. There is also a timetable and sticker chart to help set a routine!
Phonics Resources
Maths Resources
Writing Resources
Topic Resources
Welcome to the Year 1 class page for Octopus class (Miss Williams), Otter class (Miss Kirby) and Owl class (Mrs Perry & Mrs Hunt).
PE kits
This is a friendly reminder to double check that your child has a (named) PE kit in school. It should include:
A top, shorts and pumps/daps ready for any sunny days when PE can take place outside. All items to be named to avoid confusion at changing times.

Reading - all children are expected to read at home at least three times per week. It is essential that you continue reading with your child to not only check their reading accuracy, but also that they have fully understood the story through discussion.


We would love to see as many of you as possible at our weekly reading morning! These are from 8.50-9.10 every Wednesday. You will be able to read your child's school book with them and record it in their reading diary. 


We are always looking for parent/carers to come into year 1 to listen to children read. If you can spare an hour or two weekly please let your child's teacher know.

P.E bags are needed in school - daps are not required until Term 5&6.

P.E. in Owl Class is on Mondays and Wednesdays.

P.E. in Otter Class is Tuesdays and Thursdays.

P.E. in Octopus Class is Tuesdays and Thursday.

There are a few children who struggle to undress and re-dress themselves and we urge you to let your children dress themselves at home. Tights are a real struggle and on P.E. days socks might be an easier option!

 E-safety information for parents and carers.
Use this site to equip yourself with some positive ways to manage and support your children when using technology.

Sharing with your children ways to use technology safely is the key to happy and safe experiences when online.

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