Y1 Home Learning 28.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1, Today we are learning a little more about the place value of numbers to 50. We are going to use the part-whole model to help us. Please watch the lesson below: CHALLENGE 1: Complete the part-whole models. Split the whole number into 2 parts – tens and ones. Here is an example: […]

1W Zoom Friday 10AM

Hi Year 1, We will have our weekly Zoom call on Friday morning. I would like to see ALL children attending. :) I miss you all very much! Red & Orange group: Please join at 10am. Yellow, Blue & Green group: Please join at 10:15am. The children know which colour group they are in! Think […]

Y1 Home Learning 27.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1,Today we are going to be using tens and ones to make numbers to 50. Please watch the lesson below: CHALLENGE 1 Challenge 2 – Draw the tens and ones beneath each number. Remember these should be lines for tens and dots for ones. Red group – Draw the tens and ones for […]

Y1 Home Learning 27.01.21 – PHONICS

Green, Blue & Yellow groups (Hishaam, Rayan Me and. Maya) Hi everybody, Today we are learning a new digraph. Watch the video to find out what our new phoneme is… Wow! We now know 3 different ways to make the same sound… Can you segment and blend these words? Can you read this story? CHALLENGE: […]

Y1 Home Learning 26.01.21 – PHONICS

Green, Blue & Yellow groups (Hishaam, Rayan Me and Maya) Hi everybody! Today we will be learning a new split digraph. Watch the lesson below to find out which phoneme it is… Can you segment and blend these words? Can you read this postcard? Which u_e words can you spot? CHALLENGEPlease go onto Education City […]

Y1 Home Learning 26.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1, Great job yesterday! Today we are going to be counting forwards AND backwards within 50. STARTER – Let’s start with a work out! Stand up and join in… Now watch the lesson below… Here is a number grid to help you with your learning: Now pick a challenge… BRONZE – Look at […]

1W Online Reading Book Week 4

Hello superstars! I hope you are all well and are ready to read a new book! You will find your new weekly book on this blog page. Find your name, click the link and enjoy reading! Ensure you read your book more than once please. Parents – could you write a short comment in your […]

1W Zoom Friday 10AM

Hi Year 1, We will have our weekly Zoom call on Friday morning. I would like to see ALL children attending. :) I miss you all very much! Red & Orange group: Please join at 10am. Yellow, Blue & Green group: Please join at 10:15am. The children know which colour group they are in! Think […]

Y1 Storytime with Miss Smith 22.01.21

Hi Year 1! Today I am reading a story called ‘The Koala Who Could’. It is a beautiful story written by a lady called Rachel Bright. It was published by Orchard Books. The stunning illustrations were created by a man called Jim Field. I hope you enjoyed the story! Koalas are my FAVOURITE animals! If […]

1W Citizen of the Week – Week 3

Our Citizen of the Week is Shemaiah. This young lady makes me burst with PRIDE! Since September, Shemaiah has gone from strength to strength. She tries SO hard with her learning and this certainly pays off. As you can see, her handwriting is simply beautiful and the progress has been phenomenal! Shemaiah you are a […]

Y1 Home Learning 21.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1, Yesterday we were comparing addition calculations. Today we will be comparing subtraction calculations. Here is a reminder of how to use ‘more than’ and ‘less than signs: Red group – Can you use the words ‘more than’ and ‘less than’ to complete these sentences? 3 is _____________________ 510 is ___________________ 49 is […]

Y1 Home Learning 21.01.21 – PHONICS

Hi Year 1, We are back again! I hope you are ready for phonics time… Today’s phoneme is another ‘split digraph’. Can you segment and blend these words? Can you read this postcard? There are lots of o_e words… Can you spot any? CHALLENGELook on Education City under ‘Homework’. I have set a game for […]

Y1 Home Learning 20.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1, Firstly let’s warm up our brains by practising something we have already learnt at school. Can you put the correct signs in the middle of these numbers to compare them? You could use more than >, less than < or equal to =. Remember, the crocodile always eats the biggest number! Today […]

Y1 Home Learning 19.01.21 – PHONICS

Hi Year 1, It’s phonics time! Today we are learning a new ‘split-digraph’. I hope you are sitting comfortably… Can you segment and blend these words? Can you read this postcards? There are lots of words with the a_e split digraph… CHALLENGELook on Education City under ‘Homework’. I have set a game for you to […]

Y1 Home Learning – 19.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1, Today we are going to have another look at our addition and subtraction fact families. Yesterday we used part-whole models. Today we are using the bar model. Addition is the opposite of subtraction. We call this the ‘inverse’. We can use the same 3 numbers to create 2 addition calculations and 2 […]

1W Online Reading Book Week 3

Hello my superstar children! I hope you are all well and are ready to read a new book! You will find your new weekly book on this blog page. Find your name, click the link and enjoy reading! Parents – could you write a short comment in your child’s reading diaries please. Thank you :)Consider […]

Y1 Home Learning – 18.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1, Over the past couple of weeks, we have been learning about addition and subtraction. Today we are going to apply our skills to look at how these 2 operations are related. Addition and subtraction are the opposite of eachother. We call this the inverse relationship. Let’s find out more… Now… look at […]

1W Citizen of the Week

Hi 1White, Our Citizen of the Week this week is a cheerful, intelligent young man named Ilyas! Ilyas has continued to show a positive attitude throughout the past two weeks and, let’s be honest, they have not been easy! He has completed all of his work to a high standard and made me PROUD each […]

1W Zoom Call FRIDAY

Hi Year 1, We will have our weekly Zoom call on Friday morning. I would like to see ALL children attending. :) I miss you all very much! Red & Orange group: Please join at 10am. Yellow, Blue & Green group: Please join at 10:15am. The children know which colour group they are in! Think […]

Y1 Home Learning – 14.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1! Today we will be learning how to solve subtraction calculations mentally (in our heads) by counting backwards. To warm up our brains, I would like you to practise counting back from 20. Make sure you stand up and dance too! Now watch the short lesson below… CHALLENGEPlease go into your homework section […]

Y1 Home Learning 13.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1, To warm up your brains, please can you draw the tens and ones beneath these numbers. Now please watch the short lesson below… Try these calculations in your book. Remember, you MUST draw your tens and ones jottings underneath. Red group – Can you solve these calculations? 9 – 1 =6 – […]

Y1 Home Learning 12.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1, Great job with your subtraction work yesterday! Today we are going to try a different way of subtracting using dienes (our tens and ones). Just like we did with addition, you might find it helpful to make some dienes of your own at home using sticks and stones for example. Watch the […]

1W Online Reading Book Week 2

Hello my superstar children! I hope you are all well and are ready to read a new book! You will find your new weekly book on this blog page. Find your name, click the link and enjoy reading! Parents – Please write a short comment in your child’s reading diaries. Thank you :) Some questions […]

1W Phonics – or

Hi superstars! It was great to hear how much you enjoyed last week’s phonics lesson. We will have a phonics session each day and this will help with both your reading and spelling. Now see if you can segment and blend these words: Can you read these alien words? Remember, they are not real words […]

Y1 Home learning 11.01.21 – MATHS

Hi Year 1, This week we are moving onto subtraction (taking away). This is the opposite of addition. When we add the number gets BIGGER. When we subtract the number gets SMALLER. Watch the short lesson below… Now try these calculations in your book. We would like to see your jumps on the number line. […]

1W Citizen of the Week

This week’s Citizen of the Week is our lovely Havin. Havin has a superb attitude to learning and always radiates positivity! She is keen, enthusiastic, intelligent, cheerful, hard-working, fun, friendly….. my list could go on and on! Thank you for still managing to brighten our days – even from home! You are a star!

Y1 Feedback Fridays

Hi Year 1, Each Friday, your teachers will be contacting you at home to talk about your learning. This will either be via Zoom call or telephone. When we call, this will show as an ‘unknown’ number on your phone. I know many of us avoid these calls (me included!) but please answer – it […]

1W Zoom TODAY 10AM

Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/81326460833 Meeting ID: 813 2646 0833 The passcode is the name of our class frog. It is a 4 letter word – all lower case. Please use your first name only so I know who I am admitting into the video call. I hope to see you all! :) This will now happen […]