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Year 1 Remote Learning Zone
At Whitehouse Primary, we are committed to ensuring that, irrespective of lockdown or self-isolation, our children can continue to achieve and enjoy their learning.
If your child has to self isolate and feels well, please work through the activities on the Year 1 Remote Learning Grid.
Activities to try at home.....
This amazing website has lots of activities and support for parents to help their children with their learning.
Online Maths Resources:
TT Rockstars: Practise your times tables and mental division skills.
Numbots: Have fun with your number skills.
Hit the Button: Practise your number bonds to 10 and 20 against the clock.
Numberblocks: Watch some episodes of Numberblocks to practise your number skills. Try some of the games!
Off-Screen Maths Ideas:
Rolling numbers KS1 - Teach someone in your family to roll their numbers!
- Can you find one more or one less than a given number?
- Practise counting forwards and backwards to 40.
- Bake some cakes together and measure out the ingredients
- Can you teach someone in your family how to roll their 2s, 5s and 10s?
Online Reading Resources:
Free online reading books through the Oxford Owls website (see link above)
- Phonics Play: Practise your phonics skills using this website.
- Storyline Online
- International Children’s Digital Library
- Open Library
- Amazon’s Free Kids eBooks
- Barnes & Noble Free Nook Books For Kids
- Mrs. P’s Magic Library
Reading questions Questions to ask your child when sharing stories or books.
Have fun and keep active with some of our favourite websites!
- Write a diary entry like Samuel Pepys.
- Write a newspaper report about ‘The Great Fire of London’
- Write a postcard to your teacher.
- Write a story involving different members of your family. What might happen? Do they have to travel somewhere unusual? Do they have to defeat a monster?
- Write a set of family rules. Could they begin with ‘We always…’ rather than ‘We do not…’
- Write a rap/song/poem about something you are passionate about.
When you are writing, you could plan your idea, draft it, edit and then publish it in your very best presentation. Remember to think about your punctuation and make sure your sentences make sense.
- You could practise your handwriting by copying out your favourite bits from a book or even your funniest joke.
- Try writing your letters using different types of writing resources; e.g. pens, felt tips, pencils, glittery gel pens or in sand.
The spellings that children in Year 1 must know how to spell by the end of the year:
Home Learning Project
Try some activities from our Olympics Project. How could you present your ideas? In a book? A poster? A video?
This includes a selection of activities that the children can choose to complete whilst at home. These are just suggestions as you might be able to think of other activities that spark their imaginations!
My Activity Booklet
Created by the Department for Education, the My Activity Passport includes a variety of age related activities that encourage children to take on new challenges and pursue their interests to build their character and wellbeing. Start with the previous checklists and work your way through them – how many can you achieve?
Additional Learning Resources:
- Free access to online learning platform.
- TTS have created a curriculum-focused independent learning resource with over 40 home learning activities all planned and all prepared. With a combination of independent and collaborative learning activities, the home learning books provide a great opportunity for parents to learn with their children.
Non Screen Activities