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Monday 20th July

Good morning class 1, I hope you all had a great weekend enjoying the weather! 

 

I had a lovely weekend full of lots of surprises! On Saturday morning I received your lovely card and vouchers, thank you so much to all the parents and children! It is such a generous gift! I have already been on the clothes website and seen so many lovely things! Mr Gornall and I are also really looking forward to our afternoon tea treat! Then on Sunday my sisters surprised me with a baby shower (I hadn't seen my older sister since Christmas!!) so I am now very ready to meet baby Gornall and can't wait until I can come into school and introduce you all.

 

Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 3 'oi' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9Gdxt

 

Handwriting - Letterjoin, have a go at practising some letters and joins and then explore the 'fun' section. 

 

English - BBC lesson, Pippi Longstocking: read through the learn section, watch the videos and then have a go at 1 of the activities. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zs36wnb

 

Maths - BBC lesson: revise compare length and height 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhr8g7h

  

Purple Mash - have a look on Purple Mash, I have set some games and activities for you to try out. 

 

Art - see if you can go out for a walk or into your garden and collect some objects to create a picture with. The picture could be of anything you wanted! 

 

Have a great day! 

Friday 17th July

Good morning Class 1, it's Friday! I hope you all have a lovely weekend. Let's hope the weather stays nice, we are hoping to go to the beach again! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 2 'ou' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9Gdxt

 

Reading - Chapter 5: Ned and the Detectives and quiz 

 

Purple Mash activities - chapter 5 paint project 

                                 - Ned's game

                                 - maths activities 

                                 - puzzles/pairs 

 

Writing - if you have not already written your letter to Mr Rogers, see if you can write it today. It's a great way of letting him know some of the things you enjoy doing at home and in school! 

 

English - watch the video clips and have a go at some of the activities

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z633hcw 

 

Maths - have a go at the quiz and then play the game Karate maths 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z2gvtrd

 

Karate maths - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zf4sscw

 

P.E - it's a lovely day, see if you can make an obstacle course in your garden or the top field and have races to see who can complete it the fastest! 

 

For those at home - BBC lesson: make your own frozen yogurt ice cream!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zcyp7yc

 

Have a lovely day! 

Thursday 16th July

 

Good morning Class 1, I hope you're all having a lovely week so far. Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 2 'ir' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9Gdxt

 

Reading - Chapter 4: Ned and the Detectives and quiz 

 

Purple Mash activities - chapter 4 paint project 

                                 - yes or no quiz

                                 - 2do: code game 

                                 - 2do clues

 

English - BBC lesson: settings, read through the learn section, watch the videos and have a go at some of the activities

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z8fbn9q

 

Maths - BBC lesson: comparing time, read through the learn section, watch the video and have a go at the activities

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6nytrd

 

Art - 10am another live Draw with Rob 

     - mindfulness colouring

 

Twinkl sheets - months of the year and numbers to 20 word search 

 

Have a lovely day! 

Please email school for access to worksheets

Wednesday 15th July

 

Good morning Class 1, here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 3 'ear' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9Gdxt

 

Reading - Chapter 3: Ned and the Detectives and quiz 

 

Purple Mash activities - chapter 3 paint project 

                                 - jigsaw

                                 - labelling 

 

English - BBC lesson: what makes a good character? Read through the learn section, watch the videos and have a go at some of the activities. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zg2tqfr

                                 

Maths - BBC lesson: writing and measuring time, read through the learn section, watch the video and have a go at some of the activities. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrxh7yc

 

Music/art - BBC lesson: explore music and the seasons with Vivaldi. Listen to the videos and have a go at some of the activities. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z9jjcmn

 

Have another go at the game 'Play it' in this link 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7x8bqt

 

Have a lovely day! 

Tuesday 14th July

Good morning class 1, here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 2 'or' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9Gdxt

 

Reading - Chapter 2: Ned and the Detectives and quiz 

 

Purple Mash activities - chapter 2 paint project 

                                 - pairs

                                 - What am I?

                                 - detective objects: 2pairs

 

English - BBC lesson: what is a story? Read through the learn section, watch the videos and then choose between activities 1-3. You do not have to complete them all. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zpsvhcw

 

Maths - BBC lesson: time, half past - read through the learn section, watch the video and have a go at the activities.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmpsm39

 

Purple Mash - telling the time to half past and quiz 

 

P.E - How we move: read through and watch the videos and have a go at some of the activities https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zf4rsk7

 

Have a lovely day! 

Monday 13th July

 

Good morning class 1, I hope you have all had a great weekend and enjoyed the sunshine! We went to the beach yesterday which was lovely. Mr Gornall went fishing and caught 28 mackerel! Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Look out for a Baby Gornall bump update on the Purple Mash blog! 

 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 3 'ew' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9Gdxt

 

Reading - Chapter 1: Ned and the Detectives and quiz 

 

Purple Mash activities - chapter 1 paint project 

                                 - jigsaw 

                                 - bond bubbles 

 

Handwriting - Letterjoin, explore the 'fun' section and have a go at phonics match game and a wordsearch. Then practise your joins in the 'easy words' section. 

 

Writing - weekend news: tell me all about your weekend! Think carefully about your sentences, practise saying them out loud first before writing. Don't forget your capital letters and full stops. 

 

Maths - BBC lesson: tell the time - o'clock, go through the slideshows and then have a go at the 2 activities. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znhp7yc

 

Science - BBC lesson: faster, further, higher - Read through the learn section, watch the video and have a go at the 2 activities to investigate how to create a fair test.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zdpwr2p

 

Have a great day!

Friday 10th July

Good morning Class 1, 

 

I hope you have all had a lovely week! Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 3 'oa' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Reading - chapter 5 Wolf's New Friends and quiz

 

Spelling - Purple Mash quiz

            - common exception words worksheets  

 

Writing - write me a letter telling me some of your favorite things you did this week. Don't forget capital letters and full stops! 

 

Maths - have a go at the 2 challenges, some small objects for counting may help

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6vcydm

         - Purple Mash games/activities 

 

Purple Mash activities - linked to story and games 

 

Have a great day! 

Please email school for access to the worksheet

Thursday 9th July

 

Good morning Class 1, here are the activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 3 'ai' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Reading - chapter 4 Wolf's New Friends and quiz

 

Spelling - Purple Mash quiz: days of the week/times of the day 

 

English - BBC bitesize lesson: alliteration, read through the learn section, watch the video and have a go at activity 1 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhk9vwx

 

Maths - BBC bitesize lesson: quarters, watch the video and have a go at the activities https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z222kty

 

Purple Mash activities - describe a pirate

                                   design a treasure map

                                   chapter 4 paint project

 

Art - 10am another live 'Draw with Rob' http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

 

Have a great day! 

Wednesday 8th July

Good morning Class 1, 

I hope you're all having a nice week so far, here are the activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 3 'ow' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Reading - chapter 3 Wolf's New Friends and quiz

 

Spelling - Purple Mash quiz: adding the prefix un to words 

 

English - BBC lesson: George's Marvellous Medicine. Watch the two video extracts and think about the questions in the learn sections, then complete activity 3. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z87fxbk

 

Maths - BBC lesson: finding a quarter, read through the examples and have a go at the activities https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrjjcmn

 

Music - explore the game: Play it! 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7x8bqt

 

Purple Mash: pairs activity, chapter 3 paint project 

 

Twinkl sheets - mindfulness colouring, word search 

 

Have a great day! 

Please email school for access to the worksheets

Tuesday 7th July

 

Good morning Class 1, 

here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 2 'igh' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Reading - Purple Mash: chapter 2 Wolf's new friends 

 

Grammar - Purple Mash: quizzes linked to the story, 'missing words' and 'joining words'

 

Writing - Purple Mash Mashcam: linked to the story, put yourself into the role of a pirate, listen to my audio recording first. Go to the display board 'Pirate Mashcams' to see me as a pirate! 

 

Extra Purple Mash activities: chapter 2 paint project

                                           catching game

                                           maths games 

 

Spelling - see attached sheets, adding s and es to words 

 

Maths - BBC lesson: finding half of an amount, go through the powerpoint and complete the activities 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjm796f

 

Geography - BBC lesson: introduction to Africa, watch the videos and have a go at some of the activities. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4k6hbk

 

Art - handprint sunflower, please email school for instructions. If you don't have the correct coloured paper and paint you could always draw around a circular object for the middle then your hands and use colouring pencils to colour it in! 

 

Have a great day! 

Please email school for access to worksheets

Monday 6th July

 

Good morning Class 1, 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend! Baby Gornall has been a bit restless this weekend, he/she has been doing lots of kicking and what feels like somersaults in my tummy! It feels very strange! 

Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 3 'ur' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Reading -  Purple Mash: chapter 1 - Wolf's New Friends. Read through the chapter and complete the quiz. 

 

Purple Mash activities linked to the story - jigsaw and chapter 1 paint project 

 

Spelling - Purple Mash quiz: adding s and es to words 

 

Maths - BBC lesson: finding half of an object or amount. Watch the video in the learn section to remind yourselves about halving, read through the examples and then have a go at activity 1 and 3. Activity 3 has lots of great online interactive games and don't forget to take photographs of your treasure hunt and send them in. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zbpxdp3

 

Tiny treasure hunt - go on a walk or go up to the top field and see what objects you can find that fit in a match box, a small envelope or small container! See sheet attached for ideas. 

 

Art - sketch and colour some of the items you find from you walk/the top field. 

 

Have a great day! 

Please email school for access to the worksheet

Friday 3rd July

 

Good morning Class 1, 

I hope you have all had a lovely week and will be doing lots of walking and cycling this weekend! Here are some activities for you to choose from for today: 

 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 2 'ay' sound 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Reading -  Purple Mash: read chapter 5 of 'Watch Out! River Running Wild.' They have started an audio version of the story that you can listen to if you are finding it tricky to read which can be found by: clicking on the weekly activities tab on the right hand side of the home page - 5-7 daily activities - week 14 - Friday 

Once you have read/listened to the chapter, complete the quiz.  

 

English - BBC lesson: alphabetical order, read through the learn section, watch the videos and have a go at some of the activities.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zsnq4xs

 

Maths - Purple Mash activities and games 

- BBC bitesize game: karate cats https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zf4sscw

 

P.E - see sheet attached for ideas on an assault course and print out medals. 

 

Music - 2beat on Purple Mash.

 

Have a great day! 

Please email school for access to the worksheet

Thursday 2nd July

 

Good morning Class 1, 

I hope you all had a nice day yesterday. The weather was much better so I managed to get out for a walk, I hope you're all doing lots of exercise and logging those miles for our Clyst to Cape challenge! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 3 'aw' sound 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Reading -  Purple Mash: read chapter 4 of 'Watch Out! River Running Wild.' They have started an audio version of the story that you can listen to if you are finding it tricky to read which can be found by: clicking on the weekly activities tab on the right hand side of the home page - 5-7 daily activities - week 14 - Thursday 

Once you have read/listened to the chapter, complete the quiz. 

 

Spelling/grammar - complete the 3 worksheets focusing on adding 'ing' or 'ed' to the end of verbs. 

 

Handwriting - explore the 'fun' section of Letterjoin, have a go at playing 'phonics match' or completing a wordsearch. Practise joining some 'easy words'. 

 

Maths - Purple Mash activities 

 

Science - BBC lesson: dinosaurs. Play the game and then have a go at the matching activity. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zk7vtrd

            -Purple Mash: dinosaur pairing activity, paint your own dinosaur 

 

Art - another live 'Draw with Rob' 

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

     - dinosaur colouring 

 

Have a lovely day!

Please email school to access the worksheets

Wednesday 1st July

Good morning Class 1, 

What a miserable day it was yesterday! I think it rained all day where I live. Let's hope for some better weather today, I'm going to try and dodge the rain and go for a walk at some point! Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 2 'ou' sound.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

 

Reading - Purple Mash: read chapter 3 of 'Watch Out! River Running Wild.' They have started an audio version of the story that you can listen to if you are finding it tricky to read which can be found by: clicking on the weekly activities tab on the right hand side of the home page - 5-7 daily activities - week 14 - Tuesday.

Once you have read/listened to the chapter, complete the quiz. 

 

Writing - (linked to story) Purple Mash: farm animal, choose your favourite farm animal and write some sentences about it. 

 

Spelling - Purple Mash: add ing, er, ed quiz 

 

Handwriting - pick a sheet which has some letters you feel you need to practise a bit more. Try thinking of some words with these letters in and practise writing them out in your blue books using the correct letter formation. 

 

Purple Mash activities linked to story - jigsaw

                                                      - suitcase 

 

Maths - BBC bitesize lesson: ordinal numbers. Go through the slideshow and then have a go at activity 1 and 2. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhw8d6f

 

Geography - On Monday you explored and learnt about Antarctica. Today you will be exploring Oceania and Australia! Read through the learn section and watch the videos, then have a go at the 3 activities (you don't have to complete all 3). 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zdk26v4

 

Have a great day! 

 

Please email school to access the worksheets

Tuesday 30th June

 

Good morning Class 1, 

 

Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 2 'ir' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Reading - Purple Mash: read chapter 2 of 'Watch Out! River Running Wild.' They have started an audio version of the story that you can listen to if you are finding it tricky to read which can be found by: clicking on the weekly activities tab on the right hand side of the home page - 5-7 daily activities - week 14 - Tuesday.

Once you have read/listened to the chapter, complete the quiz. 

 

Spelling - Purple Mash quiz 

 

Handwriting - explore Letterjoin, practise joining some words from the 'easy words' section, remember to watch the video first to see how to join each letter correctly! 

 

Maths - BBC lesson from yesterday: counting to 100, complete activity 3

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z2xfxbk

          - Purple Mash activity 

 

P.E - see if you can follow the exercises with Marcus Rashford 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000jycy/celebrity-supply-teacher-series-1-3-marcus-rashford-pe?xtor=CS8-1000-[Discovery_Cards]-[Multi_Site]-[SL07]-[PS_IPLAYER~N~~P_CelebritySupplyTeacher]

 

Art - 10am another live draw with Rob 

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

 

Purple Mash activities - paint project: quad bike

                                   - pairs game

                                   - farmyard 2diy 

 

Have a great day!

Monday 29th June

Good morning Class 1, 

I hope you all had lovely weekends. It was a bit rainy on Saturday but we managed to have a BBQ and celebrate my Dad's Birthday, even if some of it was spent under umbrellas! Let's hope the sun comes back soon so we can carry on doing lots of walking/cycling to help reach our target for the Clyst to Cape challenge - keep logging those miles! Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 2 'air' sound 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Spelling - Purple Mash quiz 

 

Reading - Purple Mash: read chapter 1 of 'Watch Out! River Running Wild.' They have started an audio version of the story that you can listen to if you are finding it tricky to read which can be found by: clicking on the weekly activities tab on the right hand side of the home page - 5-7 daily activities - week 14 - Monday.

Once you have read/listened to the chapter, complete the quiz. 

 

Remember to keep choosing books from the Oxford Owl or Collins connect websites to read at home!

 

Writing - Weekend news: tell me all about your weekend! Don't forget to think carefully about your sentences and remember those capital letters and full stops! 

 

Maths - BBC lesson: counting to 100 - read through the 'learn' section and watch the video, then have a go at activity 1 and 2. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z2xfxbk

 

Purple Mash activities - jigsaw (linked to chapter 1) 

                                    - through the window paint project (linked to chapter 1)

                                    - extra maths activity: missing numbers 

 

Geography - BBC lesson: Introduction to Antarctica. Find out all about Antarctica by watching the videos and having a go at the activities. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zdpn7yc

 

Art - Purple Mash: draw a penguin 

 

Have a great day!

Friday 26th June

 

Good morning class 1, 

It's Friday! Well done for all your hard work this week and I hope you all have a lovely weekend. It's my Dad's birthday on Saturday so hopefully the sun keeps shining and we can have a socially distanced BBQ! Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 2 'or' sound 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Spelling - Purple Mash quiz - 'or' sound 

 

Reading - chapter 5 of Anna's Sports Day and quiz 

             - Purple Mash activity: sequencing the pictures 

 

Writing - Write a letter telling me 2 or 3 of your favourite things you did this week. It could be something you did outside of school, like going on a bike ride or playing in your paddling pool or one of the school activities you particularly enjoyed. Think carefully about your capital letters and full stops. Can you include an adjective? Can you include the conjunction 'and' in one of your sentences? You can use your blue writing book to write out your letter, and don't forget to send in a photo!

 

Maths - for those at home: can you make a sandwich and then cut it into quarters? Can you cut a piece of fruit in half and share it with a family member?

 

Those in school and as an extra - fraction worksheet, if you don't have a printer you could draw some shapes on a blank piece of paper and then draw lines to practise splitting them in half/quarters and colour in each section. You could also draw around some objects (like a book or roll of sellotape), cut out the shape and practise folding it in half/quarters. 

 

Art - mindfulness colouring 

 

Science - BBC bitesize lesson: parts of the body and senses. Watch the videos and have a go at some of the activities and quizzes at this link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z8xjr2p

 

Have a great day!

Please email school for access to the work sheets

Thursday 25th June

Good morning class 1, 

I hope you all enjoyed the sunshine yesterday! We went to the beach in the evening and had some take away fish and chips, it was lovely! Here are some activities for you to choose from for today:

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video, set 2 'ar' sound

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ 

 

Reading - chapter 4 of Anna's Sports Day and quiz 

 

Spelling - Purple Mash quiz

 

Handwriting - zig zag letters sheet, trace over the letters and then underneath each letter write them out yourself. Explore letter join, have a go at some of the activities in the 'fun' section and practise some 'easy' and 'hard' letters. 

 

Purple Mash activities - Anna's Bean Bag Race

                                 - paint what's inside Anna's lunchbox

 

Maths - second lesson on quarters, watch the video (skip to 1 minute 12 seconds) and then complete the worksheets. 

https://vimeo.com/405758313

 

Art - make your name out of natural materials, see example:

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/451556300134064086/

 

     - another live 'Draw with Rob' 

 

     - have a go at some of these shadow art ideas! 

https://www.simplemost.com/this-shadow-drawing-project-is-perfect-for-entertaining-your-kids-this-summer/

 

Have a great day and don't forget to keep sending in pictures! 

Please email school for access to the worksheets

Wednesday 24th June

Good morning class 1. 

What a lovely day! Hopefully you will be able to get outside and do some exercise or play in your gardens. I am very jealous of all of you who have paddling pools! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video set 2 'oo' sound ('oo' as in look or book) 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ 

 

Reading - chapter 3 of Anna's Sports Day and quiz

 

Spelling - Purple Mash quiz 

 

Purple Mash activities - chapter 3 paint project

                                 - labelling 

                                 - maths games 

 

Maths - find a quarter: watch the video (skip to 1 minute 15 seconds) and then complete the worksheets. 

https://vimeo.com/405758197

 

English - It's national writing day! Challenge: to write a story in 24 words! Watch the videos and complete activity 1 and 2 (these will help you plan your story) then complete activity 3. Don't forget to email in your story so I can read it!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4g796f

 

Science: BBC lesson: what is a sound? Watch the videos and complete the activities, how many sounds can you hear on your sound walk? 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zpttwnb

 

Have a great day! 

Please email school for access to the worksheet

Tuesday 23rd June

Good morning class 1, 

It's meant to be a lovely sunny day so hopefully you'll be able to get outside and play in your gardens or go for a walk/bike ride! I am going for a walk around the river this afternoon with a friend. I have moved some of the completed 2beats onto the class 1 display board, go and have a listen to each other's brilliant tunes! Remember you can get to the display board by clicking on the sharing icon - class 1's work.  Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video set 2 'oo' sound 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Spelling - Purple Mash: quiz 

 

Reading - Purple Mash: chapter 2 of 'Anna's Sports Day' and quiz

 

Handwriting - have another practise of the long ladder letters, trace over the letters and then have a go at writing them yourself underneath each letter. Sheet attached

 

English - explore and have a go at the BBC bitesize game 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zd63xyc/articles/zdp4pg8

 

Maths - 2nd lesson focusing on finding a half, watch the video (skip to 1 minute 18 seconds) and then complete the worksheets. 

https://vimeo.com/403212540

 

Science - Purple Mash: label the parts of a plant 

            - cut and stick plant activity (see sheet attached) 

 

Art - 10am another live 'draw with Rob' 

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

     - Purple Mash: paint your own garden 

 

Music - create another piece of music on Purple Mash: 2beat 

 

Have a lovely day! 


Please email school if you require copies of the worksheets

Monday 22nd June

Good morning class 1, 

I hope you all had a nice weekend. Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - Please watch the RWI video set 2 'ow' sound 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Spelling - Purple Mash: quiz 

 

Handwriting - explore Letterjoin, practise some letters from the easy and hard letter sections. 

 

Writing - weekend news. Tell me all about your weekend! Think carefully about your sentences, don't forget your capital letters and full stops. 

 

Reading/comprehension - Purple Mash: read chapter 1 of 'Anna's Sports Day'  and then answer the quiz 

 

Purple Mash - 2do: jigsaw 

 

Maths - finding a half, watch the video (skip to 1 minute 22 seconds in) and then have a go at completing the attached worksheets. 

https://vimeo.com/403212457

 

Science - BBC bitesize lesson: basic parts of a plant, watch the video's and complete the activities

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvbxt39

 

Music - explore 2beat on Purple Mash, listen to my audio instructions first. 

 

Have a great day!

Please email school for access to the worksheet

Friday 19th June

Good morning class 1.

 

Well done for all our hard work this week! It's been great to see so many of you completing the Purple Mash activities and it's lovely receiving emails of your work too! Let's hope the sun starts shining again for the weekend! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - RWI video set 2 'igh' sound 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Reading/comprehension - Purple Mash: chapter 5 of Ned and the Jungle Animals and quiz 

 

English - Purple Mash: write about your favourite animal 

                                  Zookeeper activity (listen to my audio instructions) 

 

Spelling - Purple Mash: igh/ear quiz 

 

Maths - continuing to look at sharing from yesterday's lesson, have a go at completing the attached worksheets. 

          - Purple Mash games 

 

Art - chapter 5 paint project 

     - mindfulness colouring 

 

Have a lovely day and a great weekend! 

Please email school for access to the worksheets

Thursday 18th June

 

Good morning class 1, 

 

I hope you're all having a lovely week so far. Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Phonics - please watch the RWI video set 2 'ee' sound 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Spelling - Purple Mash activity: spelling quiz - ee 

 

Reading/comprehension - Ned and the Jungle Animals: chapter 4 and quiz 

 

Purple Mash activities - maze game: carrot picking 

                                 - chapter 4 paint project 

                                 - create a jungle scene 

 

English - bbc bitesize lesson: command sentences, activity 3

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zv98jhv

 

Maths -BBC bitesize lesson: sharing equally - read through the learn section, watch the video and have a go at completing activity 1 and 2 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd76wnb

 

Art - 'draw with Rob' http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

     - for those at home: follow this link to and watch the videos to get inspired about different types of sculpture. Then have a go at activity 1, and follow the step by step guided to make your own playdough. 

       https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z9b3trd

 

Have a great day!

Wednesday 17th June 

 

Good morning class 1, 

I hope you're all having a lovely week so far either in school or at home! I have a midwife appointment this afternoon where I get to hear Baby Gornalls heart beat so I am very excited! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Reading/comprehension - Purple Mash, chapter 3 and then quiz

 

English - BBC bitesize lesson, command sentences. Read through the learn section and watch the video, then have a go at activity 1 and 2 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zv98jhv

 

Maths - BBC bitesize lesson on doubles, read through the learn section. Then have a go at activity 1 and if you would like an extra challenge activity 2. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zqps2v4

 

Science - Purple Mash activities, match the name to the animal and matching jungle animal pairs game 

               Twinkl activity - 'what am I?' guessing game 

 

Art - 'how to draw a butterfly worksheet' 

 

Purple Mash activities - drag, paint project - chapter 3 

 

Have a great day! 

 

Please email school for copies of the worksheets

Tuesday 16th June

Good morning class 1, 
I hope you all had a good day yesterday. It was lovely to see so much of your work from home and school and hear your audio messages on Purple Mash! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 
 
Phonics (9.30 onwards) please watch the RWI video focusing on the set 2 'oy' sound
 
Spelling/phonics - Purple Mash activity: sound quiz 
 
Reading - Purple Mash activities - 'Ned and the Jungle Animals', read the second chapter and then have a go at the quiz (you may need an adult to help with reading) 
 
Maths - 4th Oak Academy lesson on money: to recognise the value of different coins and notes 
(do not worry about completing the independent activity, just watch the lesson and then complete the quiz)
 
Purple Mash - money activities 
 
Purple Mash activities - pairs game and paint project related to "Ned and the Jungle Animals'
 
Science - Watch the video clips that tell you about each of the main animal groups. Then complete the sorting activity (activity 2), cutting out each animal and putting them into their animal group based on what you have learnt from the videos. 
 
Have a great day! 

 

Monday 15th June

 

Good morning class 1,

 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - (9.30 onwards) please watch the RWI video that focuses on the set 2 sound 'ou' 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Spelling/phonics - Purple Mash activity: sound quiz 

 

Handwriting - explore Letterjoin. Have another practise of your 'curly caterpillar' letters by tracing over the letters on the sheet, then underneath each letter have a go at writing it out yourself (see attached sheet). 

 

Reading - Purple Mash activities - 'Ned and the Jungle Animals', read the first chapter and then have a go at the quiz (you may need an adult to help with reading) 

 

Maths - 3rd Oak Academy lesson on money: to recognise the value of different coins https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-recognise-the-value-of-different-coins-b1b5b6/

 

Purple Mash - money activity 

 

English - weekend news, write a letter to me about what you did this weekend. Don't forget to think carefully about where your capital letters and full stops should go, your finger spaces and handwriting. As an extra challenge try to use some conjunctions like 'and' or 'but' to add more detail to your sentences!

 

Extra activities - Purple Mash: jigsaw and paint project based on 'Ned and the Jungle Animals' 

 

Friday  12th June

 

Good morning class 1, 

It's Friday! I hope you all have a lovely weekend. I am hoping it doesn't rain too much and we will still be able to get out in the garden and go for walks! Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Phonics (9.30 onwards) - please watch the RWI video, set 2 ir sound 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

English - writing the days of the week in order: carrying on from yesterday follow the link and complete activity 3: writing a diary 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zm9hscw

 

Spelling - Purple Mash common exception word quiz

 

Handwriting - explore Letterjoin, practise some 'harder letters' 

 

Maths - Purple Mash activities focusing on money 

            coin recognition sheets 

 

Art - minibeast mindfulness colouring 

 

Purple Mash activities - rainy day puzzle 

                                  create your own mosaic picture   

 

Have a great day! 

Thursday 11th June

Good morning class 1, 

 

Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

9am - P.E with Joe https://classroom.thenational.academy/pe/pe-with-joe-or-11th-june

 

Phonics - (9.30 onwards) please watch the RWI video, today's focus is on the set 2 sound 'air'

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

10am - another live 'Draw with Rob' http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

 

English - writing the days of the week in order: carrying on from yesterday follow the link and complete activity 2: what have you done in the last week?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zm9hscw

 

Maths - Oak Academy lesson: to recognise the value of different coins 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-recognise-the-value-of-different-coins

Purple Mash - 2 activities related to money 

 

Art - Purple Mash activity, paint your own minibeast 

       minibeast colour by number (see attached sheet)

 

Have a lovely day! 

Wednesday 10th June

 

Good morning class 1, 

 

I hope you're all having a nice week so far. I've enjoyed seeing your completed Purple Mash activities and photos/emails of the fantastic work you are doing at home! I am meeting a friend for a socially distant walk this afternoon, I have not seen them since Christmas so I am very excited! Fingers crossed it doesn't rain! 

 

Phonics - (video available from 9.30) please watch the RWI video, today's sound is the set 2 sound 'or' 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

English - writing the days of the week in order: watch the video about days of the week and then have a go at activity 1. Then complete the 2 attached worksheets. Start with the ordering the days of the week sheet and then go onto the yesterday, today, tomorrow sheet. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zm9hscw

 

Maths - Oak Academy lesson: to identify the physical properties of coins 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-the-physical-properties-of-coins

 

Reading - Purple Mash: final chapter of  'Sky Scraping Sunflowers' and quiz 

Minibeast word search 

 

Science - carrying on looking at habitats: (fingers crossed for good weather!) go out into the top field, your garden or for a walk and see if you can find the minibeasts on the 'minibeast recording sheet', tick where you found them living. Then complete the second sheet by matching the minibeasts to their habitat. 

If you do not have a printer, draw some pictures of the minibeasts that you find! 

 

Have a lovely day! 

Tuesday 9th June

 

Good morning class 1,

Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Phonics - (video available from 9.30am) please watch the RWI lesson, today's focus sound is aw 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

English - read through or watch extract 2 again from the story 'Attack of the Demon Dinner Ladies' then have a go at activity 2. You can use your blue writing books to write out the answers to the questions. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z627mfr

 

Maths - Oak Academy lesson: https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-solve-problems-in-context-using-addition-and-subtraction-year-1-wk6-4

or for those finding the Oak academy lesson's a bit tricky have a go at: 

counting on and back in 2's - watch the 2 video clips and have a go at activity 1 and 2 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkjv382

 

Reading/comprehension - Purple Mash activities, read through chapter 4 and complete the quiz 

 

Science - continue from yesterday, habitats lesson on BBC bitesize, watch the video clips and then have a go at activity 2 and 3

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjnw7nb

 

Art - if the weather is nice enough, have a go at creating a chalk drawing on a hard surface outside. Any type of tape would work, masking tape if you have any would be perfect. Some of you may have tried this activity before. 

http://teachersmag.com/posts/painters-tape-sidewalk-chalk-activity-idea/


10:00 am - another live Draw with Rob https://www.youtube.com/c/robbiddulph72

 

Have a lovely day!

 

Monday 8th June

Good morning Class 1, 

 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend. On Saturday we started painting and sorting out the room that will be Baby Gornall's nursery, so that was very exciting! Yesterday we went for a walk around the village where I live, I saw lots of people swimming in the river but it looked very cold! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - (video available from 9.30am) please watch the RWI lesson, today's focus sound is u_e 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

English - start with the learn section watch the two videos of the story 'Attack of the Demon Dinner Ladies' and think carefully about the questions asked. Then have a go at activity 1 in the practise section. You can use your blue writing books to write out the answers to the questions, you may need your Mummy or Daddy to read you out the questions. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z627mfr

 

Writing - weekend news, write  a letter to me telling me all about your weekend, can you include sentences with the conjunction 'and'? 

 

Maths - Oak academy lesson: exploring addition and subtraction 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-explore-addition-and-subtraction-year-1-wk6-3 

or for those finding the Oak academy lesson's a bit tricky have a go at: 

counting on and back in 1s - watch the 2 video clips and then have a go at activity 1 and 2 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znfk8xs

 

Reading/comprehension - Purple Mash activities, read through chapter 3 and complete the quiz 

 

Science - habitats lesson on bbc bitesize, watch the video clips and then have a go at activity 1 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjnw7nb

 

Art - take your pencil for a walk and colour in the different shapes you create, see link to watch a video demonstrating this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2pS4pcnJy0

 

Lots to choose from for today! Remember you do not have to complete every activity. Have a great day and I look forward to seeing any photos. 

 

 

Friday 5th June

 

Good morning class 1! 

Well another week has passed in these strange new times, well done to all of those who have been back in school. Mrs Allen tells me you are all doing really well and adapting to the changes! I hope you've enjoyed your first few days back. Well done to those working hard from home and thank you for your photos, I love seeing all the work you are doing! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

9.30 am (onwards) phonics - Please watch the RWI video, today's focus sound is o_e  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Writing - final activity focusing on conjunctions, follow the link and go to activity 3, you can print off the sheets or write out the sentences into your blue writing book. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmqtnrd

 

Maths - Purple Mash addition and subtraction activities 

 

Reading comprehension - purple Mash, read chapter 2 of Sky Scraping Sunflowers and answer the questions in the quiz (you may need Mummy or Daddy to help you read the story and questions). 

 

Handwriting - Letterjoin, explore the 'harder letters' section, watch how they are formed first and then have a go yourself. 

 

Spelling - have a go at finding all the common exception words in the word search and then practise spelling them by writing them out 3 times using the method 'look, say, cover, write, check'. 

 

Look through any activities from the week you may not have already tried and catch up on any uncompleted 2do's on purple Mash.

 

Have a lovely weekend!

Thursday 4th June

Good morning Class 1. 

 

For those of you who had your first day back in school yesterday I hope you had a lovely day! Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

9.30 am (onwards) phonics - Please watch the RWI video, today's focus sound is i_e https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Writing - Carrying on from yesterday, watch the video of the story 'Nelly the Monster sitter' and then have a go at activity 2: let's write some instructions 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmqtnrd

 

Maths - Oak academy lesson: solving word problems. To help with today's lesson you will need some counting objects and a number line to 100 (if you don't have one see the sheet attached, cut out the strips and stick them together to create one long number line) https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-solve-word-problems-year-1-wk6-1

 

Reading/ comprehension - Purple Mash activities (you may need Mummy or Daddy's help to read the story and questions) 

 

Art - 10am another live draw with Rob

duplication warm up - see sheet attached 

Purple Mash - 2paint: see if you can paint a picture of a sunflower (linked to reading activities)  

 

Have a great day! 

Wednesday 3rd June

 

Good morning class 1. 

I hope you all had a good day yesterday. For those going back to school today have a lovely time seeing your friends, it will seem a bit different and I wish I could be there in person with you but I know Mrs Allen, Miss Flack and Mrs Martin will be there and are looking forward to seeing you all again! I will be carrying on setting work as usual for those of you in school or at home so those at home keep up all your fantastic hard work! Here are the activities to choose from for today:

 

9am - P.E with Joe, or some Just dance videos on Youtube 

 

They have slightly changed the schedule and timings for the RWI phonics videos on Youtube, the new video is now available from 9.30 Monday to Friday. Please try to watch today's video, the focus sound is a_e. Follow the link to access the video

 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Writing - BBC bitesize lesson: 'using full stops, capital letters and joining words'. Go through the learn section and watch the video, can you think of 3 sentences using the conjunction 'and' or 'but'? Practise saying them outloud and think carefully about where the full stop and capital letter should be. Then write them out in your blue writing books. For example: I would like to go for a walk and see the lambs. 

After this go onto to activity 1: marking sentences, you do not need to write all the sentences out, read through them and discuss if you think they have correctly used full stops and capital letters. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmqtnrd

 

Maths - next Oak Academy lesson https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-subtract-two-digit-numbers-and-ones-year-1-wk5-3

 

Art - mindfulness colouring 

Purple Mash activity - paint a 'Summer' tree 

 

Summer wordsearch 

 

Have a lovely day! 

 

Tuesday 2nd June

Good morning class 1, 

 

I hope you have a lovely day today, it is meant to be very hot! I will be sticking to the shade when I go out in the garden this afternoon! Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

10am - another live 'draw with Rob', click on the link to follow along 

https://www.youtube.com/c/robbiddulph72

 

Phonics/Spelling - Purple Mash activities

 

Maths - adding numbers, follow the link to complete the lesson https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-add-two-digit-numbers-to-ones-year-1-wk5-2 

Purple Mash - adding games 

addition colouring sheets 

 

Writing - create a sun safety poster on Purple Mash, listen to my audio recording for instructions 

 

Art - design your own ice cream, Purple Mash

summer dot to dot colouring, see sheets attached 

 

Music - watch the videos and have a look through the activities, see if you can create your own jam jar xylophone, empty glasses work work as well as jam jars, ask you parents for help and remember to be careful when using glass! 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkgkwty

 

Have a nice day! 

Monday 1st June

Good morning class 1!

 

Welcome back! I hope you had a lovely half term and were able to enjoy the sunshine! I went for lots of walks and went to see my parents, we stayed in their garden and had a picnic 2 meters apart, it was so nice to see them! Baby Gornall is growing and wriggling lots at the moment, I'll post another photo of my bump soon! Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

9am - P.E with Joe 

 

Writing - write a letter to me telling me all about your half term holiday. Remember to think carefully about your sentences, say them out loud first and then have a go at writing them, thinking about capital letters, finger spaces and full stops. Send your letter in via email so I can reply!

 

Handwriting - go onto Letter join and pick some letters from the 'hard letters' section to practise. Then in your blue writing book practise writing these letters. Can you think of some words that start with the letter? 

 

Maths - to apply knowledge of number bonds (addition within 20), follow the link to complete the lesson https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-apply-knowledge-of-number-bonds-year-1-wk5-1

 

Topic - today is the 1st of June which means we have moved into a different season. Before half term we learnt all about the season of Spring. Which season do you think we are in now?.....that's right it's Summer! The weather has definitely been very sunny lately and today is another lovely day so see if you can go for a walk or go out in your garden and use the Summer scavenger hunt tick sheet to see how many signs of Summer you can find! 

 

Art - draw me a picture of something you find on your walk or from your garden. 

 

Remember to send in any photos so I can see the hard work you are doing. Have a lovely day! 

 

Mrs Gornall 

Friday 22nd May

Good morning Class 1, 

It's Friday! Well done for all your hard work this week. It is half term next week so I hope you all have a lovely week and the sun keeps shining so we can all keep enjoying being outside! It feels like a very long time since we were in school and I am missing being in class with you all very much but it is lovely to hear your audio messages and see photos of the work you have been doing, I am very proud of all of your hard work this half term. 

Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Phonics - this morning's RWI lesson starts at 10.30 and focuses on the 'oi' sound.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ 

 

Maths - final lesson on mass https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-experience-standard-units-of-mass-year-1-wk2-5

 

Handwriting - have a practise of some 'easy' or 'hard' letters on Letterjoin and then explore the 'wow' section. 

 

Spelling - page 4 from the correct spellings sheets. 

Pick a 'Spring' word search to complete. 

 

Art - Kindness themed mindfulness colouring (see below)

 

Catch up on any Purple Mash activities and have a look back through any of the activities from the week that you may not have completed. 

 

Have a lovely day! 

Thursday 21st May

 

Good morning Class 1,

 I hope you all enjoyed the sunshine yesterday! I am very jealous of anyone who has a paddling pool, it was very hot! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

9am - P.E with Joe Wicks 

 

10am - another live 'draw with Rob'. WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT! Rob and his friends are attempting to host the world's largest online art lesson, follow the link for more information on how to join in with the lesson that starts at 4pm today!

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

 

Phonics - this morning's RWI lesson starts at 10.30 and focuses on the 'ea' sound.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ 

 

Reading/ comprehension - Purple Mash activity, 'Little Red' chapter 3 and quiz

 

Today you will be carrying on looking at mass and finding the weight of objects. 

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-find-the-mass-of-objects-in-units-year-1-wk2-4

 

Art - 'build grandma a house' Purple Mash activity 

 

Spelling - third page of the 'correct the spelling' attached sheets 

 

Have a lovely day! 

Wednesday 20th May

 

Good morning Class 1. 

I hope you're having a good week so far! It's a bit cloudy here at the moment but I think it's supposed to be getting really sunny and warm later! I hope you're all getting outside and enjoying the sunshine. We went for a walk along a river near to where we live yesterday. I think it woke Baby Gornall up as after he/she was very wriggly! 

Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Reading/ comprehension - Purple Mash activity, 'Little Red chapter 2' and quiz 

 

Computing - Purple Mash game 'collect the flowers' 

 

Phonics - this morning's RWI lesson starts at 10.30 and focuses on the 'ear' sound.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ 

 

Writing - go for a walk or explore your garden and then write 3 sentences telling me 3 things that you saw, don't forget your capital letters and full stops. See if you can extend your sentence by using the joining word 'and'. 

 

Spelling - second page of the 'correct the spelling' attached sheets. 

 

Maths - work your way through the quiz and activities in the lesson:

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-find-the-mass-of-objects-using-non-standard-units-year-1-wk2-3#slide-1

 

Science (but also links nicely with the maths) - make your own scales 

https://funwithkids.com/balancing-act-for-kids/

 

Art - take your pencil for a walk and colour in the different shapes you create, see link to watch a video demonstrating this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2pS4pcnJy0

 

This week is also 'Kindness' week. See if you can make someone smile this week by being kind. Yesterday my niece Ruby left some chocolate chip cupcakes on my doorstep - they were delicious!! 

 

Remember to keep sending in pictures of your work, it's lovely to see how hard you are all working! 

 

Tuesday 19th May

Good morning Class 1, here is a list of activities to choose from for today:

 

Phonics - this morning's RWI lesson starts at 10.00 and focuses on the 'ar' sound.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ 

 

Maths - comparing the mass of more than 2 objects 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-compare-the-mass-of-more-than-two-objects-year-1-wk2-2#slide-1

 

Handwriting - Letterjoin, please practise some of the 'harder' letters and then have a go at writing them on a piece of paper or your blue writing book. Have an exploration of the 'wow' section. 

 

Spellings - complete page 1 of the attached sheets 

 

Reading - purple mash activity 'Little Red', read the 1st chapter of the story and then complete the comprehension quiz. There are then some other 2do's you can try that are linked to the story. 

 

Follow the link to explore some different games, choose the ones that say KS1 or 'starting primary school' underneath. Let me know which ones you enjoy!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/collections/primary-games/1

 

Have a good day! 

Monday 18th May

Good morning Class 1, I hope you had a lovely weekend! We were very busy painting the lounge and also went for a walk up on Dartmoor and saw lots of sheep with their lambs! 

 

9am - P.E with Joe 

 

Writing - weekend news, write about your weekend and draw a picture in your blue writing book. Send a photo of your writing to me so I can reply. 

 

Phonics - Please try to watch the RWI speed sounds lesson on Youtube this morning at 10.30. The focus sound is 'ew'. Follow the link below 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Maths - Oak Academy lesson, comparing the mass of objects. Please follow the link and go through the activities:

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-compare-the-mass-of-two-objects-year-1-wk2-1

 

Art - Lego brick printing using paint. See if you can create a picture using lego bricks, follow the link for more info. Remember to send in any pictures

https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/27479/lego-art/

 

Purple Mash - I will be updating and adding some more activities for you to have a go at today and throughout the week. 

 

Have a lovely day! 

Friday 15th May

Good morning class 1, it's Friday! Well done for all your hard work this week. Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - Please try to watch the RWI speed sounds lesson on Youtube this morning at 10.30. The focus sound is 'oa'. The video will only appear at 10.30. Follow the link below 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Maths - Oak academy lesson on doubling and halving 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-problem-solve-using-doubling-and-halving-year-1-wk1-5

 

English - rewatch the video of Cyril and Pat and then have a go at activity 3 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd8xt39

 

Reading - word search

 

Art - mindfulness colouring 

 

Have a look back through the activities from the week and have a go at any you haven't done yet. Check your 2do's on Purple Mash as these will be changed and updated next week. 

 

Have a lovely weekend, hopefully this weather stays so you can get outside and do lots of activities. I think we will try and go for a walk somewhere a bit different this weekend, I really want to see the sea!

Thursday 14th May

 

Good morning Class 1, happy Thursday! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

9am - P.E with Joe Wicks 

 

10am - another live 'draw with Rob' for anyone who would like to join in. 

 

Phonics - Please try to watch the RWI speed sounds lesson on Youtube this morning at 10.30. The focus sound is 'ai. The video will only appear at 10.30. Follow the link below 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Maths - 4th lesson on measurement, starting to use standard units of measure (cm, m), follow the link to complete the lesson:

 https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-begin-to-understand-standard-units-of-measure-year-1-wk1-4

 

Reading - if you need to remind yourself of the story by watching the video of Cyril and Pat being read out loud. Then read extract 2 and complete activity 2. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd8xt39

 

Music - something a bit different! Follow the link and explore the videos, activities and games. All focus on body percussion and making music using different parts of the body! 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zb9djhv

 

Have a look through any 2do's on Purple Mash you may not have done. 

 

Have a lovely day! 

 

Wednesday 13th May

Good morning class 1, it's another lovely sunny day! Here are the activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - Please try to watch the RWI speed sounds lesson on Youtube this morning at 10.30. The focus sound is 'aw'. The video will only appear at 10.30. Follow the link below 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Maths - 3rd lesson on measuring length, follow the link 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-measure-lengths-using-non-standard-units-year-1-wk1-3#slide-1

 

Reading - follow the link and re-watch the 2 videos of 'Cyril and Pat' from yesterday to remind yourself of the story. Then read through (you may want you Mummy or Daddy's help) extract 1 and have a go at answering the questions in activity 1. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd8xt39

 

Science/maths - have a go at making a paper aeroplane, decorate it and then go out into your garden and see how far it flies! Then use your feet or hands to measure the distance. Maybe you could have a competition to see who goes the furthest! Watch the link below for instructions:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9ReNKZiZNc

 

Purple Mash - have a look through the set 2do's if you have not already done them and I will be adding some more activities for you to try today.

 

Have a lovely day!

Tuesday 12th May

 

Good morning class 1! I really enjoyed listening to your audio messages on Purple Mash yesterday, remember you can record a message to me when you hand in your work. Keep an eye out on the Class 1 display board as I will be changing over the work and putting up some of your fantastic stories/pictures! Here are the activities to choose from for today:  

 

 

P.E with Joe at 9am - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

 

Art - have a go at a 'draw with Rob' live at 10am or catch up with any other videos:

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

 

Phonics - Please try to watch the RWI speed sounds lesson on Youtube this morning at 10.30. The focus sound is 'er'. The video will only appear at 10.30. Follow the link below 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Maths - measuring lengths using non-standards units (this is similar to when we measured objects around the classroom using cubes!), Follow the link and start with the quiz, then watch the video and complete the activities and finish with another quiz to see how much you've learnt! 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-measure-lengths-using-non-standard-units-year-1-wk1-2#slide-1

 

Reading - follow the link and look at the 'learn' section for today. Read the introduction, think about the questions and watch the 2 videos of the book 'Cyril and Pat' being read.  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd8xt39

 

Spelling - complete the LSCWC (Look Say Cover Write Check) activity, just focus on the first sheet and the first 5 words today (the, a, do ,to, today) 

 

Topic - egg box scavenger hunt, go outside and see what you can find! See sheet attached. 

 

Have a lovely day and remember to keep sending in any photos of your fantastic work! 

 

Monday 11th May

 

Good morning class 1, I hope you had a lovely weekend! Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - Please could you watch the RWI speed sounds lesson on Youtube this morning at 10.30. The focus sound is 'ur'. The video will only appear at 10.30. Follow the link below 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Handwriting - go onto Letterjoin and practise the letters from the 'zig zag letters' sheet attached, remember to watch how they are formed first then have a go yourself. Once you have practised each letter a few times have a go at tracing over the letters on the sheet. 

 

Reading - choose a book to read to your Mummy or Daddy from the Oxford Owl Website -  go to the website: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ 

click on my class login. 

click on my bookshelf, select appropriate age group, choose a book that you would like to read (there is an option for the book to be read to you if you press the audio button but try to read the book yourself first, click the arrow buttons in the bottom right hand side to turn the pages) then complete the 2 activities linked to the story. 

 

Maths - Comparing length and height. We have looked at length and height in school so hopefully you should be able to remember lots of the key language that we use when describing objects. Click on the link below to take part in an Oak Academy lesson, don't worry about doing the first quiz as it is the wrong one, watch the video and complete the activities, then there is a quiz at the end to see how much you've learnt! 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/maths/to-compare-lengths-and-heights-of-objects-year-1-wk1-1

 

I am going to be adding some 2do's on Purple Mash, these are activities you may like to try or games you can play but as you will notice I am not going to put a hand in date on them so they are just for you to explore if you would like something else to do! Have a nice day! 

Thursday 7th May

 

Good morning Class 1, I hope you're all having a lovely week so far. Here are some activities to choose from for today: 

 

Phonics - Please could you watch the RWI speed sounds lesson on Youtube this morning at 10.30. The focus sound is 'are'. The video will only appear at 10.30. Follow the link below 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

Maths - add by counting on. We have spent a lot of time in class focusing on the method of adding by counting on. This is a particularly important method to use as the numbers get bigger and you run out of fingers! Remember when adding on, hold the biggest number in your head and count on the second number, you can do this in your head or use a number line to help you (find the number on the number line and then jump forward whilst counting on). Follow the link and start with the 'learn' section, complete the revision sheet. Then complete activity 1. As an extra challenge you may like to have a go at activity 2. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zbpbrj6

 

English - rewatch the video and then have a go at activity 3 'let's dance' , maybe your Mummy or Daddy could video you performing your dance and send it in so I can see! 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkgyvk7

 

Topic - go outside and see if you can find all the colours on the nature colour bingo sheet (see sheet attached). 

 

Have a look through the daily challenges from the week and catch up on any you haven't done so you are ready to celebrate VE day tomorrow! 

 

Have a good day and remember to keep sending in photos! 

 

Wednesday 6th May

 

Good morning Class 1,

 

It looks like the weather is going to be a bit nicer today, I'm going to go out for a walk this afternoon, see if you can go for a walk or bike ride to get some fresh air! 

 

Phonics - Please could you watch the RWI speed sounds lesson on Youtube this morning at 10.30. The focus sound is 'aw'. The video will only appear at 10.30. Follow the link below 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

 

English - rewatch the video from yesterday and then complete activity 2 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkgyvk7

 

Maths - missing number additions, follow the link below, read the 'learn' section, then watch the video and complete activity 1. If you find that easy have a go at activity 2 where you have to complete the worksheet. You may want to get some small counting objects or a number line to 20 to help you count up to the answer to find the missing number. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvk7mfr

 

Art - have a go at making a puppet butterfly, watch the video and then use the resources you've got at home to create your own.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/tree-fu-tom-makes-puppet-butterflies

 

Topic - have a go at the seasons quiz on Purple Mash, you may need help to read the questions. 

Create a 'four seasons' tree using finger painting, follow the link to see an example

https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/171207223321033346/

 

Lots to choose from for today! As always I do not expect every activity to be completed every day and there will be time on Friday to go back and complete any activities you don't get round to. 

 

Have a nice day,

 

Mrs Gornall 

Tuesday 5th May

 

Good morning class 1, it's a bit wet today! 

 

Try to get outside and splash in some puddles, if the rain stops, but if not maybe try and do some Just Dance videos in your lounge!

 

Maths - fact families, watch the videos and practise swapping around numbers so that you can make addition or subtraction number sentences. Some small counting objects so that you can move them around may help with this. If you are finding it tricky keep the numbers below 10.  Then have a go at activity 1 and 3. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkd98xs

 

English - this week's focus is going to be making sure we remember our capital letters and full stops when writing sentences. Read through the 'learn' section, watch the video (it's all about the lifecycle of a butterfly which you know lots about already!) then complete activity 1. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkgyvk7

 

Spelling/phonics - Purple Mash activities 

 

Computing - something a bit different today! Purple Mash activity '2do' create your own maze game, listen carefully to my instructions and if you would like to see my game go onto the Class 1's display board (under 'sharing'). 

 

Art - mindfulness colouring (see sheets attached), there will be another live 'draw with Rob' at 10am. http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

 

Have a lovely day! 

 

Mrs Gornall 

Monday 4th May

Good morning class 1,

 

Well thanks to an amazing video I received this morning I have had a lovely start to the morning! Thank you so much for your lovely message, I must admit I had a few tears when watching it (happy tears!!). It was so lovely to see all your happy smiling faces, I am missing being in class with you all and can't wait until we are all in school together again (depending on when that is, Baby Gornall may be coming into school to meet you all!)

 

I hope you had a lovely weekend, the weather doesn't look too bad today so hopefully you will be able to enjoy some outdoor exercise. Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Writing - Weekend News! In your blue writing books draw a picture and write to me about what you did this weekend. Don't forget to think carefully about what you want to write and practise saying the sentence out loud first. Remember your capital letters, full stops and finger spaces! Make sure to email in your writing so I can read all about what you have been up to and send a reply! 

 

Maths - bbc bitesize: number bonds. Watch the videos and then have a go at activity 1 and 2. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zh8m6v4

 

Have a go at the addition and subtraction topic in the Karate cats maths game 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zf4sscw

 

Phonics - phase 5 tab of Phonicsplay, play the 'flashcards time challenge' and then the 'tricky word truck' game. Explore any other games that you would like to try. 

 

Reading - read the story 'Stop Telling Fibs!' and then have a go at answering the first 5 questions on page 3 (see sheet attached). 

 

Have a lovely day,

 

Mrs Gornall 

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Friday 1st May

 

Good morning class 1, 

 

Another week has gone by in this strange new world! Well done for all your hard work at home this week, I have loved seeing all your pictures! Here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

Joe Wicks P.E or choose your favourite form of exercise to do, maybe go on a bike ride or a walk or play a game in your garden (if the weather allows!). 

 

Maths - if you need to, go back over the video and activities from yesterday to make sure you have really understood counting in tens and ones and then have a go at completing activity 3 which is a workbook. Try to complete the first 2 pages and then if you are fancying a challenge have a go at pages 3-4. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z69fy9q

 

Reading - choose a book to read to your Mummy or Daddy from the Oxford Owl Website -  go to the website: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ 

click on my class login if you can't remember the log in details email Mrs Hockin

click on my bookshelf, select appropriate age group, choose a book that you would like to read (there is an option for the book to be read to you if you press the audio button but try to read the book yourself first, click the arrow buttons in the bottom right hand side to turn the pages) then complete the 2 activities linked to the story. 

 

Art - 2paint activity on Purple Mash, click on the white speaker to hear my audio instructions for this activity.

 

Go back through and see if there are any activities from the week that you have not done yet and would like to try! Check for any 2do's on Purple Mash as I will be changing them next week. 

 

Have a lovely weekend,

 

Mrs Gornall 

Thursday 30th April

Good morning class 1, 

 

Here are some activities to choose from for today!

 

Maths - counting with tens and ones. Watch the video and then have a go at activity 1 and 2. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z69fy9q

 

English - Karate cats English, play along by following the link and see if you can work your way up the levels!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zd63xyc/articles/zdp4pg8

 

Topic - last week some of you may have tried the Oak Academy lesson 'What do we know about the weather?', the next lesson on from this is available now and looks at 'How does the weather change?' Follow this link to take part in the lesson. You do not need to have taken part in last week's lesson, though it may help to go back and recap. Just like last week you will start by taking a quiz, then watch a video with activities. This week you will also be starting an experiment! Then it will end with another quiz to see how much you have learnt. Remember your answers to the quiz are not submitted to me so if you want me to see your results or any of your work from the activities make sure to email them in. 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/foundation/how-does-the-weather-change-across-the-seasons-year-1-wk2-3

 

Spelling - see Purple Mash activity, Key word quiz 2

 

Purple Mash has stopped putting the red notifications when you have a new 2do or comment but if you press the 'alert' icon it will tell you if you have anything new to read/complete. Look out for the 'rewards' icon next to it as I have now worked out how I can give out awards for pieces of work! 

 

Have a lovely day,

 

Mrs Gornall 

Wednesday 29th April

Good morning class 1, 

 

Another rainy day! I was a bit lost without the sunshine yesterday but managed to dodge the rain in the afternoon and went for a walk along a river near to where I live. See if you can grab your coats and dodge the rain today, put on your wellies and jump in some puddles! Here are some activities for you to choose from for today: 

 

Maths - representing numbers within 50 using tens and ones. We have used 10 frames in class lots so hopefully you will be familiar with them. These activities also use your knowledge of counting in your 10's. Follow the link below  and watch the 2 videos carefully. Then complete activity 1 and if you are feeling like a challenge have a go at activity 2. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zb9pnrd

 

English - today is the last activity based around using adjectives. After completing activity 1 and 2 you should have a much clearer understanding of what describing words are. If you want to, go back through and watch the videos from activity 1 and 2 to remind yourselves. Then scroll down and complete activity 3. When writing your sentences remember to think carefully about the sorts of describing words you could use to really make the sentence exciting! Remember to include a capital letter at the start and a full stop at the end of your sentence. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd372sg

 

Art - tulips are another flower that start to bloom in Spring. Follow the link below to see a really simple way of painting tulips. All you need is some paint, a piece of paper, a fork and a paintbrush!

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/449374869041508426/

 

Handwriting - explore Letterjoin, have a go at practising some letters and then play some of the games in the 'wow fun' section. 

 

Phonics - see sheet attached. Explore phase 3 and 5 games on Phonicsplay. 

 

I hope you have been able to hear my audio messages that I have left on any of the submitted Spring posters on Purple Mash. Have a good day!

 

Mrs Gornall 

Tuesday 28th April

Good morning Class 1, 

 

I hope you enjoyed the videos from yesterday's lessons. I don't think we are going to be as lucky with the weather today so try and do some Joe Wicks P.E or Just dance videos inside. 

 

Maths - reinforce counting in 2s. Watch the videos in the link found below and listen carefully. Then have a go at completing activity 1 and 2. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkjv382

 

English - watch the short video from yesterday to remind yourselves about describing words. Today we are going to be carrying on looking at describing words and using the book 'The Magic Faraway Tree' to inspire us! (You do not have to have read the book before). Scroll down to activity 2, watch the video and listen carefully then complete the activity. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd372sg

 

Phonics - Purple Mash activity if not completed yesterday. 'Aw' spelling activity today (see sheet attached).

 

Art - using the video about 'The Magic Faraway Tree' to give you ideas, draw a picture of what you think the the magic faraway tree looks like, carefully sketch using a pencil first (remember to press lightly so you can rub out any mistakes!) then use your colouring pencils, felt tip pens or paints to add colour. 

Topic - see Purple Mash activities if not already done. 

 

Remember to send in any pictures so I can see your hard work! 

Monday 27th April

 

Good morning class 1,

 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend and enjoyed the sunshine! Hopefully it will stay dry for a little longer today but rain is forecast so try and get outside this morning to have some exercise! 

Here are some activities you can choose from for today:

 

Phonics - Purple Mash activity, explore the games on the phase 3 or 5 tab of Phonicsplay. 

 

Handwriting - trace over the 'robot letters' (see sheet attached) then practise forming the letters in your blue writing book, can you think of a word that starts with each letter? Have a go at writing them out using pre-cursive handwriting. 

 

English - this week in English we are going to be focusing on adjectives. Can you remember what an adjective is? Think about the work we did when looking at the book 'Tell Me A Dragon' in school...that's right an adjective is a describing word! Follow the link below to watch a video about what describing words are and then complete activity 1 underneath the video. Use your blue writing book to record your ideas (please only complete activity 1 as we will be looking at the other activities later in the week) :

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd372sg

 

Maths - reinforce counting in 5's. Watch the videos in the link found below and listen carefully. Then complete activity 1 and if you would like a challenge have a go at activity 2.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhfjqp3

 

Topic/art - Purple Mash activities; paint a Spring picture, create a Spring animation (press the white speaker symbol to hear my description of that activity), create a poster describing Spring.

Make a flower crown (see sheet attached) using things found in your garden, you could use string and make some leaves/flowers out of cardboard to add extras. 

 

Remember you can see some of each other's fantastic work by going to the 'sharing' icon on Purple Mash and clicking on the display board 'Class 1's Work'.

 

Have a lovely day and remember to keep sending in pictures of your work!

Friday 24th April

Good morning class 1, 

 

It's Friday! Well done for all your hard work this week. I have loved seeing all your photos and messages and have been really impressed with all the work I am seeing. 

Here are the activities to choose from for today:

 

9.30 Joe Wicks P.E or some form of exercise (Just Dance, bike ride, walk, playing games in the garden). 

 

Please catch up on any of the activities set over the week that you have not yet done (I know some of the games on Purple Mash are not working on certain devices so don't worry about those). 

 

Yesterday I found a brilliant maths game that links well with our topic of addition and subtraction this week, I found it lots of fun to play so hopefully you do too! Follow the link below and choose the 'addition and subtraction' topic, start with the bronze level and work your way up:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zf4sscw

 

Carry on filling out your weather diary.

 

If you have completed all the activities from the week (first of all well done, as there are lots!!) Complete 1 page from each of your phonics, maths and comprehension workbooks. Explore the games on Phonicsplay or Letterjoin. 

 

Art - 'Spring' mindfulness colouring (see sheet attached)

Paint a picture of the weather you can see outside your window. 

 

Have a lovely weekend! 

 

Mrs Gornall 

Thursday 23rd April

Good morning Class 1,

I hope you have another lovely day. Here are a list of activities to choose from for today: 

 

Maths - Purple Mash, 'bond bubbles' 'addition up to 20 race', 1 page from your maths workbook

 

Writing - carry on completing your weather diary, fill in yesterday's if you missed it! 

 

Phonics - phonicsplay, phase 5 tab, flashcard time challenge, Obb and Bob

1 page from your phonics workbook.

 

Reading - pick a book to read to your Mummy or Daddy, then ask them questions about the book, for example; what was their favourite bit? What was the main character called? What happened in the story? 

1 page from your comprehension workbook. 

 

Topic/science - This week the Oak National Academy has launched a programme of study to support home learning. This has been created by 40 teachers from some of the leading schools across England, backed by government grant funding. I will be directing you to relevant lessons over the next few weeks, these could be related to our topic, Maths or English. Today's lesson links really nicely with our topic of 'Seasons and Weather' and gives you lots more detail as well as some activities you can do alongside the video. Click on the link below, the lesson starts with a quiz, then moves on to the video where the teacher will talk you through the lesson, then ends with another quiz to see how much you've learnt! Unfortunately the quiz results can't be sent to me (they are working on this) so if you would like me to see how well you have done or any of your work from the activities take a picture and ask Mummy or Daddy to email it to me. 

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/foundation/what-do-we-know-about-the-weather-year-1-wk1-3/

 

It's another lovely day, so enjoy playing in your gardens or try to go out for a bike ride/walk! Yesterday Mr Gornall started to build a fence in our garden so I will be helping him with that this afternoon! 

 

Mrs Gornall 

 

 

Wednesday 22nd April

Good morning class 1, I hope you had a nice day yesterday. We had a bbq in the evening, it was so nice and sunny! I hope you managed to enjoy the sunshine. Here is the list of activities to choose from for today:

 

Maths - Purple Mash activities 

 

Phonics - Letter Join - go to the 'fun' section and play 'phonics match'.

Have a go at the sheet attached. 

 

Spelling/handwriting - choose 4 words from your tricky word sheets to practise. Write them out 3 times in your blue writing book using different methods to help you remember them (look,say,cover,write, check, rainbow words). Then see if you can think of a sentence with that word in for example if my word was 'there' my sentence could be 'There were lot's of books on the shelf.' Remember your capital letters and full stops and use this as a chance to practise your pre-cursive handwriting. 

 

Reading - have a go at the comprehension activity from yesterday if you have not already done it. If you have then choose a book to read to your Mummy or Daddy from the Oxford Owl Website -  go to the website: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ 

click on my class login, username: xxxxxxx password: xxxxx

click on my bookshelf, select appropriate age group, choose a book that you would like to read (there is an option for the book to be read to you if you press the audio button but try to read the book yourself first, click the arrow buttons in the bottom right hand side to turn the pages) then complete the 2 activities linked to the story. 

 

Topic - See sheet attached. Can you build your own bird's nest?

 

Art - http://teachersmag.com/posts/painters-tape-sidewalk-chalk-activity-idea/

Have a go at creating a chalk drawing on a hard surface outside (it could be a patio, driveway or a quiet bit of pavement by your house - ask Mummy or Daddy where's best!). Anytime of tape would work, masking tape if you have any would be perfect! 

 

Have fun and enjoy your day, I look forward to seeing any photos! 

 

Mrs Gornall 

Tuesday 21st April

Good morning class 1! 

 

I hope you had a nice day yesterday, it's quite cloudy where I live this morning but hopefully the sun will come back later. I managed to go on a nice long walk yesterday and saw lots of bluebells! Here are a list of activities to choose from for today:

 

9.30 - Joe Wicks P.E or some exercise of your choice, maybe you could do a few Just Dance videos on Youtube or play a game outside in your garden. 

 

10am - another live 'draw with Rob' on Youtube, give it a go if you have not tried it yet, I've had some fantastic pictures sent in from children who have followed along! 

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

 

Phonics - please could you do one page from your phonic workbook, then go onto the Phonics Play website, phase 5 tab and play 'Buried Treasure' - phase 5 (revise all phase 5) or if your child is finding that challenging, pick the phase 2/3 option. Then play 'Flashcard time challenge' - all sounds. 

 

Reading - Comprehension activity (see sheets attached). Choose a level of text you are comfortable reading (there are 3, each one slightly more challenging), Then answer the comprehension questions to show your understanding (Mummy or Daddy may have to help you read the questions).

 

Writing - Complete the next day of your weather diary, or start it if you didn't yesterday, choose from the sheets attached. 

 

Maths - Purple Mash activities.

 

Topic - Purple Mash activity. I have hopefully managed to record myself giving the instructions to this activity (fingers crossed it works!) so listen carefully!

 

Art - use the sheet attached to make a leaf mobile.

 

There are lots of different activities to choose from there so once again please do not feel like you have to do them all! 

 

Have a lovely day and remember to keep sending in pictures of your lovely work! 

 

Mrs Gornall

Monday 20th April

Good morning class 1, today is Monday! I hope you had a lovely weekend. 

 

Here are a list of activities to choose from for today:

 

Maths - this week in maths we are going to be focusing on addition and subtraction, there will be Purple Mash activities set but please also keep using Doodle maths and use the relevant sections in your maths workbooks. Look on Purple Mash for today's activities. 

 

Writing - Weekend news! In your blue writing book please could you write about what you did this weekend. Did you manage to get outside and go on a walk or bike ride? Did you play in the garden? Or help cook? Think carefully about your sentences, say them out loud before you begin to write. Remember your capital letters at the start of sentences, full stops, finger spaces and handwriting! Don't forget to use your tricky word sheets to help you spell and sound out any words you can! Send in a photo of your writing,or upload it to the class blog so that I can read about what you have been up to! 

 

Handwriting - 'long ladder letters' (see sheet attached) trace over the letters and then on the line underneath practise writing out a line of the letter yourself. Letterjoin - find the letters from the sheet on Letterjoin (they will be in the 'easy letters' or 'harder letters' sections) watch how they are formed and then have a go yourself. Go to the 'wow fun' section and explore the different games there. 

 

Reading - choose a book from your own collection or from the Oxford Owl website. Read it to your parents then play 'fastest finger' (ask a question about what happened on a page and see who can point to the answer the quickest!) 

 

Phonics - see Purple Mash activity 

 

Topic - start a Weather Diary to record what the weather is like this week, you can choose which diary format you would like to use or if you don't have a printer use your blue writing books (see sheets attached).

 

Art - carrying on with our topic of Spring you may have noticed lots of different flowers starting to bloom on your walks or in your garden, bluebells are a very common flower in Spring. Use the sheet attached (or a plain piece of paper) to create a bluebell collage. Can you find different shades of blue and green in old magazines you could rip out and use? (ask permission first!) you could also use colouring pencils or paint if you do not have enough materials. Don't forget to send in a picture for our class page on the school website!

 

I hope you have a lovely day, fingers crossed there will be no more rain and we can enjoy the garden again! 

 

Mrs Gornall 

Friday 17th April

Good morning class 1, today is Friday! Well done for all your hard work this week. Thank you for all your messages and photos, it is lovely to see all the work you are doing at home! This morning please could you catch up on any purple mash activities you have not yet completed and choose from any of the other activities set over the week that you have not done yet. Remember to 'hand in' your work on purple mash once it is finished, I can see that some of you are completing the task but I can only comment on some tasks once they've been handed in. 

 

If you have done all the activities already please complete 1 page from each of your maths, phonics and comprehension workbooks and use your blue writing book to practise spelling some tricky words. Maybe you could write about what you enjoyed doing the most this week! 

Explore the games on Phonics play, Letterjoin or have a go at Doodlemaths. 

 

Choose a story either from your own collection or pick an online book from the Oxford Owl website and read it to your parents or older sibling. 

 

Joe Wicks for P.E or your own choice of indoor exercise! 

 

Have a lovely weekend! 

 

Mrs Gornall 

Thursday 16th April

Good morning class 1, here are some activities to choose from for today:

 

9.30 - Joe Wicks P.E session on Youtube or some exercise of your choice outside. 

 

10.00 - another live 'draw with Rob' 

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

 

Art - purple mash activity 'design a Spring inspired tree' 

Mindfulness colouring (see sheets attached)

 

Science/topic - Spring is the season where you will start to see lots more animals out in your garden, one of these animals is the butterfly but they need certain things to attract them to your gardens! Make a butterfly feeder (see sheet attached) and see if you can spot any butterflies!

 

Maths - purple mash activities: counting in 10s, 1 page from maths workbook. 

 

Spelling - purple mash key word quiz of not yet completed. If you have already done the quiz then choose 4 words from the list of 'tricky' or 'common exception' words sent home that you are still not sure of and practise spelling them in your blue writing books. Try to write them out at least 3 times. You could try using rainbow writing (a different colour for each letter) or time yourself and see how many times you can write the word correctly in 1 minute. This is also a really good chance to practise your handwriting at the same time, remember to always start your flicks on the bottom of the line. 

 

Phonics/reading - purple mash activity, 1 page from phonics workbook, 1 page from comprehension workbook. 

 

Enjoy your day!

 

Mrs Gornall

Wednesday 15th April

 

Good morning class 1!

 

Thank you to those who sent in their Easter holiday writing, it was lovely to read about what you have been up to. Here is a list of activities to choose from for today: 

 

Maths - purple mash activities, counting in 5s 

 

Handwriting - trace over the curly caterpillar letters (sheet attached) and then have a go at writing out a line of your own underneath, use letter join to find each letter, watch how it is formed and then practise it. If you do not have a printer use your blue writing book to practise forming your letters. 

 

Spelling - purple mash activity, key word quiz if not already completed. 

 

Phonics - complete one page from your workbook. 

 

Reading - go to the website: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ 

click on my class login, username: mrsgornall password: Class1

click on my bookshelf, select appropriate age group, choose a book that you would like to read (there is an option for the book to be read to you if you press the audio button but try to read the book yourself first, click the arrow buttons in the bottom right hand side to turn the pages) then complete the 2 activities linked to the story. 

 

Science/Topic - in school this half term we would have been learning about the different seasons and the different types of weather associated with each season. To start this topic off follow the link to watch a video about the seasons: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/geography-ks1ks2-the-seasons/zk8thbk

 

Then follow this link to watch another video describing the seasons in a little more detail, then have a go at the 2 activities: drag the pictures to the correct order and answer the seasons quiz 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zp397ty/articles/zbpc47h

 

Then go outside into your garden or for a walk/bike ride if you can and use the 'Spring spotter sheet' to see how many signs of Spring you can find!

 

Have a lovely day!

 

Mrs Gornall 

 

Wednesday 15th April Worksheets

Tuesday 14th April

Good morning class 1!

 

I hope you all had a lovely Easter holiday and are keeping safe and enjoying spending lots of time together as a family. 

As we are now back in 'school' I will continue to set daily activities for the children and these will be posted on our class page on the school website. Remember please feel free to pick and choose from these activities, they do not all have to be completed. 

 

Maths - this week we will be focusing on practising counting in 2s. 5s and 10s. We have previously looked at this in class but the children may need support in remembering the patterns and adding 2, 5 or 10 each time. Use of a number line/100 square if you have one (there should be some online) would help with this. Today's purple mash activities focus on counting in 2s and there are some games you can play as well. 

 

English - writing: in your blue handwriting books write about what you did over the Easter holiday, tell me some of the activities you got up to around the house or in your garden. Did you go on any walks or bike rides? Did the Easter bunny visit and did you get to eat lots of chocolate? Then draw a picture of something you did in the box . Title: My Easter holiday, remember to think about full sentences, full stops, capital letters, finger spaces, handwriting and use your phonics to sound out and spell. 

Reading - 1 page from the comprehension workbook, play 'tricky word trucks' game on phonics play website. Found under phase 5 (purple tab). Work your way up from 'PHASE 2 ALL HFW' to 'PHASE 5 ALL HFW)

Phonics - complete 1 page from phonics workbook, phonics play, phase 5 tab, play the game 'Picnic on Pluto' 

Spelling - key word quiz on purple mash 

 

P.E - Joe Wicks or Just dance videos on Youtube 

 

If you are happy for your writing to go on the school website send in a photo and Mrs Hockin will upload it. I look forward to reading about what you got up to! Any questions please don't hesitate to email. 

 

Have a lovely day!

 

Mrs Gornall

 

Easter Holiday Activities Ideas

Dear Parents,

 

Over the Easter Holiday I will not be setting new tasks on Purple mash, the children are welcome to explore what's on the site but please bear in mind that at some point they may be set as a 2do.  I will still be available via email but will not be checking them as regularly. During this time there is no expectation for the children to be completing school work, however below are some suggested activities that can be done indoors or in the garden to help fill the time! I hope you have a lovely break and all keep well and safe during these unusual times! 

 

Cook something special for Easter.

 

Keep a diary using your blue writing book. 

 

The reading challenge is still going so keep up the reading!

 

Joe Wicks P.E, just dance videos on Youtube, garden races/obstacle courses 

 

'Draw with Rob' - draw alongs on Youtube with Rob Biddolph, live every Tuesday and Thursday 

 

David Walliams is releasing a free audio story every day for the next 30 days:

www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ 

 

www.theimaginationtree.com - a great website particularly for art crafts. Go to activities - creativity. 

 

Chester Zoo and National Marine Aquarium Facebook pages for live feeds. 

 

Letterjoin, Phonicsplay, Doodle maths 

 

Many thanks for your continued support,

 

Mrs Gornall 

Friday 27th March

Good morning class 1! 

 

Well it has been a week since we have all had to settle into this new way of teaching/learning and I would like to say a big thank you to all of you (and your parents!) for all the hard work you have done this week. It has been lovely seeing your photos and reading about what you have been up to. Fingers crossed this weather keeps up and enjoy a nice rest over the Easter Holidays. Below are some suggested activities for the children to choose from for today:

 

Purplemash - catch up on any '2do's' you may not have completed or been on yet. 

 

Complete 1 page from each of the workbooks; phonics, comprehension and maths. 

 

Read a story to your parents or older sibling. What was your favourite bit? Teach them how to play 'fastest finger'. 

 

Butterfly symmetry art - All you need is paint and some paper. Cut out a butterfly shape. Splodge paint on one half of your paper and fold it in half so the paint spreads on both sides. Carefully open it up to reveal a beautiful butterfly. It's a great way to teach about how butterfly wings are symmetrical. Once dry, your butterfly will make a cheerful decoration for your home. Or you could even turn it into a card to send to a grandparent/friend you won't see for a while.

Writing - write a letter to me. You could write about some of the activities you have done this week, which were your favourite? Have you done anything else this week you would like to tell me about? Remember to start your letter off with Dear Mrs Gornall... and think carefully about your capital letters, full stops, finger spaces and letter formation. Sound out each word carefully and you could use your tricky word spelling sheet to help you. You can use your blue writing books to record your letter and then draw a picture in the box of your favourite thing you did this week. Send in a photo of your letter so I can read about what you have been up to! 

 

Have a lovely day and enjoy the sunshine! 

 

Mrs Gornall 

Thursday 26th March

 

Good morning class 1, it is another lovely sunny day, I hope you are managing to enjoy the sunshine out in your gardens. Below are a list of suggested activities for today. I look forward to seeing any photos.

 

9.00am - the body coach TV on Youtube, live P.E session with Joe Wicks 

Can you come up with some sports day races in your garden? Or design an obstacle course?  

 

10.00am - Rob Biddulph's live 'draw along' session. He talks through with the children how to draw some of his characters etc and the children can have a go at drawing each stage as they follow the video. His website is:

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

and you can find the live session on youtube: 

https://www.youtube.com/c/RobBiddulph72

There are already lots of great videos up that children can also have a go at drawing along to. 

 

Science - carrying on with our minibeast theme of the week, watch the Youtube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kZD6rlSLUw and then have a go at the lifecycle of a butterfly activity on Purplemash. 

 

Handwriting/phonics - practise spelling some of the phase 2-5 'tricky' words from your sheet using your pre-cursive letter formation in your blue workbooks.You could see how many times you can write the word in 1 minute.  Complete 1 page from the phonics workbook. Explore the Phonicsplay website. 

 

Maths - activities set on Purplemash, 1 page from your workbook. 

 

Have a lovely day! 

 

Mrs Gornall 

Wednesday 25th March

 

Good morning class 1!

 

Thank you for sending in photos and videos of your work, I really enjoyed watching the daily challenge from yesterday, now up on the school website. Please find below a list of suggested activities for today. Enjoy the sunshine!

 

Art - To mix things up and make the most of this lovely weather put the pencils and crayons to one side and look for natural art materials instead. Collect fallen leaves, petals and sticks and use them to make a picture or sculpture.

You could even use the objects as 'stampers' or paintbrushes - dipping them in paint and rolling, brushing or stamping them on paper to create interesting patterns and effects. Remember you can email in any pictures you would like me to see.

11.00 am - the national marine aquarium are posting a live feed to their Atlanatic ocean tank whilst they feed the animals, you can watch it by liking their facebook page (national marine aquarium) and you will receive a notification when it goes live. The video will then be posted on their Youtube channel, already on Youtube is a video of them feeding the rockpool tank.

Handwriting/phonics - Letterjoin, practise some letter formation from the section 'easy letters' and play phonics match (found under phonics tab) phase 3 and 5, complete 1 page from the phonics workbook. 

 

Science/Writing - Purplemash activity 'minibeast vocab', following on from your scavenger hunts and bug hotel building have a go at describing some minibeasts. In class we have been looking at using adjectives and thinking of interesting describing words. 

 

Spelling- Purplemash activity '2do quiz' focusing on ay and oy special friends. 

 

Reading - 1 page from the comprehension workbook, read a book to your parents, choose a bedtime story. 

 

Maths - Purplemash activities set, 1 page from the workbook, Doodle maths as extra. 

 

Have a lovely day!

 

Mrs Gornall

Tuesday 24th March 

 

Good morning class 1!

I hope you had a lovely day yesterday, it was great to see some of your photos from your scavenger hunt and brilliant bug hotels! Feel free to continue or start your scavenger hunt or bug hotel today. Please find below a list of activities, and where to find them, that you can access today. Once again please do not feel you have to complete all the activities set in one day!

 

Maths - Purplemash activities have been set, Purplemash games, or 1 page from workbook (or both!). 


Phonics/reading - 1 page from the workbook, Purplemash activity if not already completed or go to www.phonicsplay.co.uk, click on the phase 5 tab and have a go at playing the 'tricky word trucks' game, you can choose a level that suits your child working up from phase 2 (reception words) to phase 5 (year 1 words). Choose a book to read to an older sibling or parent, what was your favourite part of the book? Teach your parents or siblings how to play 'fastest finger' (ask a question about something that's happening on a page of the book and then you have to be the quickest to point to the answer which could be a word or picture) for example: who was Goldilocks going to see? (find and point to the word grandma). 

 

Topic - transport activities set on Purplemash. 

 

9.00 am - the body coach TV on Youtube, live P.E session with Joe Wicks 

 

10.00am - Rob Biddulph a well known children's author and illustrator has decided to start posting some live 'draw along' sessions. He talks through with the children how to draw some of his characters etc and the children can have a go at drawing each stage as they follow the video. His website is:

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob and you can find the live session on Youtube: 

https://www.youtube.com/c/RobBiddulph72

There are already lots of great videos up that children can also have a go at drawing along to. 

 

Remember to send in any of your lovely drawings, pictures of you hard at work or having a go at Joe Wick's workout and enjoy another lovely sunny day!

 

Mrs Gornall 

Monday 23rd March

Good morning Class 1!

I have set some activities on Purplemash and written a blog post (in Purplemash) to the children with some more information. As a daily structure I would suggest trying to complete 1/2 pages from 1 of the workbooks sent home, some daily handwriting practise using letter join and the blue workbooks to practise formation and pencil grip, spelling practise using Purplemash activities and the list of keywords sent home, some daily phonics using either the website Phonics Play, Letterjoin or the activity set on Purplemash and of course as much reading as possible! Purplemash will have some daily math activities set which you can do alongside Doodlemaths and the maths workbook. As stated before the expectation for year 1 children is approximately 2 hours a day so I would suggest breaking it up into 15 minute chunks:

approx 1 hour:

handwriting

spelling

reading 

maths 

Then for the other hour children can complete the other games/activities set on Purplemash including topic work/science/art, create artwork, exercise or have a go at the daily challenge. This is a suggested timetable of the day, please do not feel the children have to complete all activities and of course this will have to fit in with your daily schedules. 

Today's activity is making the most of the sunshine! Please find attached a scavenger hunt and minibeast checklist. Go out into the garden and see which things from the scavenger hunt you can find! Then see if you can build a bug hotel to attract more minibeasts to your garden. Wait for a few days and then use the minibeast checklist to see if you can find any more bugs!

Remember you can email in any pictures of the things you find or the bug hotels you have created, I look forward to seeing them!

Mrs Gornall 

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