Year 1

Home Learning Information

Summer 1 (20th April - ?)

Below is a list of suggested activities for you and your child to complete while they are unable to attend to school, please do not feel as though you have to complete them all, they are there for you to work through at your own pace.

If you need any help or advice you can email your class email

or if your child has something to share with your child's teacher you can send photos or videos to the team at the same address. Stay safe everyone!


  • See the attachments for Phonics work and the previous tests for your child to practise.

  • Also, continue choose one sound a day from the yellow book of sounds – practise saying the sound. 

  • Write 3 real words and 3 alien words using the sound. 

  • Look for the sound in story books in your house.

  • Continue to use Read, Write Inc Resources online



  • Below you will find lots of different English activities to work on with your child at home, our focus for this half term is traditional tales.

Capital Letters & Full Stops

Jack & the Beanstalk

Beach Scene Writing

Jungle Scene Writing

Creative Writing Tasks

Three Little Pigs

Common Exception Words 2



  • Complete the activities provided below about plants.  

  • Share the story of The Cautious Caterpillar link below – discuss and children write some sentences about the story.

  • Read together with your child PowerPoint Presentation below about plants. 

  • If possible, plant a sunflower seed in a pot at home and then keep a diary and draw pictures and write about how it grows and changes each week.

  • On a walk, children can take photographs or write down/draw all the plants (including trees and edible plants) that they may see on their walk or have in their own garden.



  • Practise counting forwards and backwards in steps of one.

  • Practise counting forwards in steps of 2, 5 and 10.

  • Write down 5 odd numbers and 5 even numbers and then order them from smallest to largest.

  • Choose 10 numbers between 1 and 100 and write down one more and one less than each number. (Challenge – Can you write down the number that is 10 more or 10 less than each of our numbers. Use 100 square splat to help you.

  • Use 100 square splat reveal – Point to squares and your child has to say the number that is on each square you point to – click the square to reveal each number.

  • Use ICT games – lots of number games on there.

  • Use Hit the Button – children can practise number bonds to 10, halving, doubling etc…

  • Use Maths Games on Purple Mash

  • Draw a picture using different 2d shapes.

  • Count and sort different coins – match the value of each coin with the correct number of pennies.



  • Find out about homes in the past - 100 years ago.

    • What  features did they have outside and inside that new houses that are built today don’t have?

    • During your daily walk, if you are able to go on one, then look at houses near where you live – old or new? 

    • Draw a picture of an old house and a new house and label features.

    • Find out and then write down facts about how houses were different on the inside to houses today.



  • Read together with your child the presentation below and discuss how houses look different around the world which is usually linked to the weather.

  • Ask the children to choose 2 countries plus the UK and write facts about what the houses look like in those 3 countries and why.

  • Continue to practise naming the countries, capital cities and seas in the UK.



Link with Geography – Design and make their own model house for a country of their choice.


Look at pictures of different sculptures from around the UK and the world.  Using plasticine or clay or empty boxes and bottles the children are to create their own sculpture and then paint it if possible.  Encourage the children to draw a plan of their sculpture first and evaluate their sculpture when they have finished it by writing down what they really like and anything they could improve.


Write or draw a list of things we put on our bodies and things we put in our body.  Draw/write a list of things we should never put in our body, for example, household liquids, medicines that are not for them etc…


Think about ‘belonging’. Children can draw and label their family members.  Then discuss what groups they may belong to outside the family, eg, church, sports club and draw and write a sentence about this.



Using empty boxes or bottles that you may have in your house, design and make your own musical instrument. 




Please continue log onto Purple Mash for further tasks that have been chosen for your child to complete. 

They can complete other activities of their choice  on Purple Mash as well.

BBC Bitesize:

BBC Bitesize have also produced lessons, resources and games to support you and your child in all the different subjects.

Just click on the link below which will take you to the website.

Don't forget if you need any help or advice you can email your class email

or if your child has something to share with your child's teacher you can send photos or videos to the team at the same address. Stay safe everyone!

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