Year 1 (Home Learning) – Wednesday 13th January

Happy Hump Day Year 1,

Here’s a song that we used to sing in Singing Assemblies on Wednesday mornings to keep us going until Friday …


FAO: Parents & Carers

A reminder of the expectations of Home Learning:

  • There will be a daily Zoom registration @ 10:40am, during which a member of the Year 1 Team will greet the children and discuss the activities for the day ahead.
  • The expectation is for children to be on the daily Zoom registration and engaging with the set activities on our Year 1 Blog – Phonics, Literacy, Maths and a Curriculum subject.
  • Please email children’s work across to their class teacher at:



Here are your activities for the day:


Here is a clip of Mrs Tucker showing you how we teach Phonics at Lings:

There are two Phonics (1 & 2) plans below. Please email us to find out which plan is most suitable for your child.


Phonics Plan 1

For letter sound practise:     


Phonics Plan 2

For letter sound practise:     




Living in the forest are some animals.

The descriptions below are taken from the text that we are using.

What do you think the creatures are like?

Can you draw a picture of each of the following animals and label your drawing?

Weaving spiders,

Long leg spinners

Worms and snails,

Newts and blindworms

Thorny hedgehogs and

Spotted snakes with double tongue.


Challenge: Can you make up three of your own creatures to live in the forest?  

What would they be and what would they look like? Add them to your drawing and label. 





Can you count with tens and ones?


White Rose – Subtraction – Finding the Difference (Pt. 2)

Work through this video from White Rose to complete the lesson:

<p><a href=”″>Aut1.9.2 – Subtraction – finding the difference</a> from <a href=”″>White Rose Maths</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a>.</p>

Now complete this question:




Follow this lesson as Miss Simons tells you what your History activity is today:



Story Time


Enjoy your activities and we cannot wait to see your learning,

Miss Simons, Mrs Roberts and Mrs Billingham : )


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