Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

Miss Bailey



Summer Term 2 Week 6

Maths with Parents

This is a great new resource with tutorial videos and activities for maths.

You should have received a welcome letter and login details for this already in an email.

If you haven’t had the details or are experiencing any problems getting started then please let me know.

Each week new tasks will be set. There are helpful videos for you and your child to watch together.


Tasks have been set on MyMaths, these will be updated weekly but monitored daily.

Your login is: hfps

Your password is: boostholy, then use your child’s login details which have been sent in a separate letter attached to your child’s work book.


Children can access TTRockstars using their current login and password. This has also been sent separately.

If you would like any additional maths work or support, please feel free to contact me through email and we can discuss this further.


Summer Term 2 Week 6


The school have purchased phonics workbooks 1,2, and 3 for each child.

If there are any sounds that your child needs to revisit from phonics books you can use any of the activities listed on phonics play. If you would like any support with how to revisit sounds, please feel free to contact me.

There are some fun games on phonics play to support the sounds each week. The link and password for the website is below.

You will need username: march20 and password: home

I have attached a PDF document below with some ideas  and resources to help support teaching phonics.

I hope these are helpful. Please email me with any questions or if you would like any further support.

A guide to teaching phonics at home

Home Reading

Oxford Owl have free e- books that you can download onto your devices at home.

If you would like to know your child’s reading level for this website, please email me and I can send you the information individually.

Parents can further support their children with their reading through:

Predicting – What do they think this text is about?

Clarify – What new vocabulary have they experienced? Meaning?

Question – What would they still like to know?

Summary – In their words, what is the text about?


This week’s story is Zog. You can access the story through the link below. It is available on BBC Iplayer.

This weeks task is to create your own Zog story book.

Activity 1

Write a plan to help you structure your story. Remember to include all the main events;

  • Beginning
  • Build up to the problem in the story
  • The problem
  • Solution to the problem
  • The ending.

Activity 2

Write up the story in your own words. Remember to use you plan to help you. It would be great to see illustrations to bring your story to life.

Activity 3

Can you think of a new adventure for Princess Pearl and Zog? Write down your ideas of where they could go or who they might help as flying doctors.


Follow the link below for handwriting practice.

Religious Education

Summer Term 2 Week 6

Being Sorry

Churchs Story 2 – Pg 44

Churchs Story 2 – Pg 46-47

Use the resources to answer the following key questions.

Key Questions

  • What are the children thinking about?
  • Who is thinking about a happy time and who is thinking of a wrong choice?
  • Who should the children say sorry to? (Look at the picture for clues.)
  • Why is bedtime a good time to think about what has happened during the day?
  • What do you think we should say to God about the happy times we have had?
  • What should we say about the unhappy times?
  • Can you think of a prayer the children might say?


  • Make a card in the shape of a thought bubble, with the words ‘Sorry!’ on one side and ‘Thank you!’ on the other. keep it under your pillow and when you go to bed, think about the good things that have happened and say, ‘Thank you!’ to God for them. Then to think about the wrong choices you may have made and say ‘Sorry!’


Summer term 2 week 6

Keep re-visiting the following songs to help you remember the 7 continents and the 5 oceans.

What is Europe Like?

What is Australia like?

What is North America like?



Summer term 2 week 6

What is an explorer?

Follow the link below to learn about the space explorer Neil Armstrong.



Summer term 2 week 6

Why do animals hibernate?

What are the 5 senses?



Summer term 2 week 6

Self Portraits using natural materials.

Feed The Butterflies

Recycle and make a feeder for butterflies.

Click on the picture below for full instructions to create your own butterfly feeder.

Drawing Skills

Here is a great link to a weekly drawing class with author and illustrator Rob Biddulph.

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