Welcome to Year 1B!

Class teacher: Ms Healy

Support staff: Mrs Nyako &  Miss Shippey.

 

Welcome to our class page! here you will find pictures updating you on what we are up to in Year 1 as well as key class dates and homework.

Please click on the link below to access Reading Eggs and Mathletics.

https://readingeggs.co.uk/

https://login.mathletics.com/

 

Wednesday Word homework is sent out on Wednesdays.

English and Maths homework is given out on Fridays. Please return by Monday.


School Twitter- @BlessedDomSch

Have a look at our Twitter Page to keep up to date with what the children are learning in class.


Dear Year 1 Parents,

We will be setting home learning tasks daily as well as some projects and practical activities for your child to complete at home. Children may find it challenging to complete work when surrounded by their toys, books and games so it is important that their activities are done in short bursts.

Maths ideas

Numberblocks: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/group/b08bzfnh

Supermovers: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-collection/zbr4scw

Topmark games: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=Year%201%20maths

 

Phonics ideas

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

https://www.readingeggs.co.uk

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/

Please find below a list of websites that support physical activity and ‘brain breaks’ at home.

Joe Wicks/The Body Coach will be doing live PE sessions every morning (Monday-Friday) at 9am on his YouTube channel.

https://www.nhs.uk/10-minute-shake-up/shake-ups

https://www.youthsporttrust.org/free-home-learning-resources

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-collection/zbr4scw

https://www.gonoodle.com/

We look forward to seeing you all soon,

Take Care,

The Year 1 Team


Important- Please Read

Hello all, hope you are well, we have now set up class email addresses if you have any questions about home learning or you would like to show me some of your wonderful work. Our class email address is  1b@blesseddominic.barnet.sch.uk.


Week beginning 13th July  2020

Hello, I hope you all had a lovely weekend.

Please find this week’s home learning below.

Don’t forget to keep using Reading Eggs and Mathletics at home.

Barnet Libraries Summer Reading Challenge:

Please click the link below to find out more information on how you can get involved in Barnet Libraries Summer Reading Challenge:

https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/

Plus there’s a chance to win a new book called ‘Draw with Rob’! Click to see the competition details:

Barnet Library Reading Challenge information and competition


Friday 17th July 2020

 

Dear 1B, just a little note to say well done for all your hard work this year! I have had a fantastic time teaching you all and I have been so impressed with your behaviour, the improvements you have made to your work and how kind you have been  to each other. I hope you all have a lovely summer and I am looking forward to seeing you back at school in September! Ms Healy 🙂

English:

L.O: To retrieve information from a text

Please go through today’s resilient reader power-point and complete the task assigned to your group.

If you want to listen to the full story click the link below!

Resilient Reader Power-Point

Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

Tasks:

Blue Challenge

Yellow, Orange and Green Challenge

Maths: 

LO: To investigate mathematical problems.

Today, you have a problem solving activity. Draw pictures or even make your own biscuits to help you solve the answers to this problem!

Biscuit decorations


Thursday 16th July 2020

Phonics: Please complete the task for your group based on your video from yesterday.

Tigers and Lions- ‘ue’

Zebras and Giraffes- alternative pronunciations 

English: 

L.O: To compose a diary entry.

Today’s lesson is based on the story The Koala who Could again. We will be writing an entry into Kevin’s diary about his amazing experience. Use your speech bubbles from yesterday and today’s power-point to help you complete your task.

Power-Point

Tasks: 

Blue Challenge

Orange Challenge

Yellow and Green Challenge:

Maths:

LO: To count in steps of five.

Today we are learning to count in steps of five.

Counting in fives ppt

Tasks:

Blue 

Yellow/Orange 

Green 

PSHE

L.O: To reflect on how you have grown and changed this year.

Today we are going to be looking at how we have grown in Year 1. It has been a very unusual year with lots of changes to our school life and all of you grown and changed in a positive way since September.

Fill in the worksheet below and colour in the flower.

Worksheet

Think about:

Anything new you have learned

Anything you have improved on

Any new friends you have made

Something you have been working on such as being kinder or nicer to everyone


Wednesday 15th July 2020

Phonics: Please watch the video assigned to your group for today’s lesson. There will be a written task on your new sound tomorrow.

Tigers and Lions- ‘ue’

Giraffes and Zebras- alternative pronunciations

English: 

L.O: To describe how a character is feeling. 

Tomorrow we will be writing an entry in Kevin’s diary about his amazing experience. To prepare for that piece of writing we will look at how Kevin was feeling at different parts of the story. Go through the power-point and complete the task assigned to your group.

Power-point

Tasks:

Blue Challenge

Orange Challenge

Green and Yellow Challenge

Maths:

LO: To count in steps of 2.

Counting in 2’s

Tasks:

Blue 

Orange

Yellow and Green 

Spanish: 

How to make Gazpacho!

Video


Tuesday 14th July 2020

Phonics: 

Please complete the task assigned to your group below based on your video from yesterday.

Tigers and Lions- ‘o_e’ 

Giraffes and Zebras- review

English:

L.O: To describe your favourite part of the story.

For our last week in school we will be looking at a new story, ‘The Koala who Could’ by Rachel Bright. Today your task is to listen to the story and discuss what your favourite part was.

Video for Story

Tasks:

Blue and Orange Challenge: Write a sentence to describe your favourite part of the story. Make sure you include why you liked this part of the story. Draw a picture of this part afterwards.

Green and Yellow Challenge: Write some sentences to describe your favourite part of the story, including why you liked this art. Also, use some adjectives to describe Kevin the Koala at this part in the story. Discuss any parts you did not like and why. Draw a picture afterwards.

Maths:

LO: To measure length.

To measure length 

Tasks:

Blue/Orange

Yellow 

Green 

 

Science:

As it is our final Science lesson this week, we have chosen three fun activities for you to try at home.

Design a parachute 

Bug hotel 

Skittle investigation 


Monday 13th July 2020

Phonics: Please watch today’s video that has been assigned to your group. There will be a written activity based on your new sound tomorrow.

Tigers and Lions- ‘o_e’

Zebras and Giraffes- Review

English:

L.O: To spell words using common suffixes (-ed).

Today we will be looking at adding the suffix -ed to verbs to make them into past tense verbs. Please go through the power-point and complete the task assigned to your group.

Power-Point

Tasks:

Blue Challenge

Orange Challenge

Yellow and Green Challenge

Mastery Challenge:

Can you write some sentences using your past tense verbs to describe what you did this weekend?

Maths:

Maths:

LO: To measure length

Measure length powerpoint

Tasks:

Blue 

Orange

Yellow 

Green 

R.E

LO: To recognise the story of the wedding at Cana.

The wedding at Cana 

This week we are learning the story of The Wedding at Cana. It is about one of Jesus’ miracles.

RE task 


Friday 10th July 2020

Have a lovely weekend everyone. It has been so lovely to see you all over the last few weeks. 🙂

Phonics: Please complete this week’s high frequency word word-search.

Word-search 

English:

LO: To recall SPaG rules covered to date.

Please complete the task assigned to your group.

Blue Challenge

Orange Challenge

Yellow and Green Challenge

Maths

LO: To investigate mathematical problems.

Look at todays problem, can you create a puzzle like this of your own?

Maths Investigation (orange/green.yellow)

Blue Group 

SPORTS DAY!

Today we would like you try an at home sports day, click on the link below for some suggested activities!

Year One Sports Day Challenges


Thursday 9th July 2020

Phonics: Please complete the worksheet assigned to your group based on the video from yesterday.

Tigers and Lions- ‘i_e’ 

Giraffes and Zebras- ‘y’

English:

L.O: To retrieve information from a text

Please go through today’s resilient reader power-point. This week we are looking at poems.

Power-Point

Tasks:

Blue Challenge

Yellow, Orange and Green Challenge

Creative Learning:

L.O: To compose a riddle about your favourite animal.

Have a look at the power-point to see what a riddle is and some examples. Complete the task assigned to your group afterwards.

Power-Point

Tasks:

Blue Challenge

Orange, Yellow and Green Challenge

Maths

LO: To compare length and height

Length and height 

Tasks:

Blue 

Orange 

Yellow and Green 


Wednesday 8th July 2020

Phonics: Please watch the video assigned to your group. There will be a written activity based on your new sound tomorrow.

Tigers and Lions- ‘i_e’

Zebras and Giraffes- ‘y’ 

English:

L.O: To compose an acrostic poem.

Today we will be composing an acrostic poem about Summer. Use your plan from yesterday and today’s power-point to help you. Watch the video on the link as well to find out what an acrostic poem is.

Video

Power-Point

Tasks:

Acrostic Poem Template

Blue and Orange: Write a word for each letter of Summer.

Yellow and Green: Write a sentence for each letter of Summer.

Spanish:

Video

Plan

Worksheet

Maths:

LO; To investigate addition and subtraction word problems.

Word problems ppt 

Tasks:

Blue Group 

Orange 

Yellow/Green Group 


 

Tuesday 7th July 2020

Phonics: Please complete the task assigned to your group for today’s lesson.

Tigers and Lions- ‘e_e’

Giraffes and Zebras- ‘oe’

English: 

L.O: To create a plan for a Summer poem.

Please go through the power-point and complete the task assigned to your group.

Power-Point

Tasks:

Blue Challenge

Yellow, Orange and Green Challenge

 

Maths

LO; To subtract numbers that involve crossing ten.

Crossing ten powerpoint 

Tasks:

Blue 

Orange 

Yellow/Green 

 

Science:

LO: To investigate which materials would make the best teabag.

Materials Investigation 

Task:

Blue/Orange Task 

Yellow/ Green Task 

If you are unable to  complete this investigation you could complete the sentences on this science sheet 

to complete the facts.



Monday 6th July 2020

Phonics: Please watch the video assigned to your group for your new sound today. There will be a written activity on your new sound tomorrow.

Tigers and Lions- ‘e_e’

Giraffes and Zebras- ‘oe’

English: 

L.O: To identify rhyming words

This week we will be writing a poem about Summer. We are going to look at some rhyming words today to help us. Go through the power-point and complete the activity assigned to your group.

Power-Point

Tasks:

Blue Challenge

Orange Challenge

Yellow Challenge

Green Challenge

Maths:

LO; To subtract numbers by counting back.

Counting back 

Tasks:

Yellow

Green

Orange 

Blue

 

R.E:

LO; To compose a prayer of thanks.

Today we will be reflecting on all the things we have learned to do during our time in Year One. We will be participating in a Collective Worship and sharing our prayers of thanks with one another.

Can you write a prayer, thanking God for helping you to grow this year? Think of some things that you have learned to do this year, or some nice things that have happened and include them in your own prayer.

It would be lovely if you could send in pictures of your prayers so that we can share them with the other children in the class.

Prayer template 


Friday 3rd July 2020

Phonics: Please complete this word-search with some more of the high frequency words.
HFW Word-Search

English:

L.O: To retrieve information from a text.

Please go through this week’s resilient reader presentation and complete the tasks below.

Resilient Reader

Tasks:

Blue Challenge

Yellow Green and Orange Challenge

Listen to the story here.

Maths: 

LO: To add amounts using the make ten strategy.

Making ten video 

Making ten 

Tasks:

Blue 

Orange

Yellow

Green 

Spanish: Please watch this week’s Spanish video and complete the task provided. The plan will help you complete the task.

Video
Plan
Activity


Thursday 2nd July 2020

Phonics: Please complete the written work assigned to your group.
Tigers and Lions- ‘ea’
Giraffes and Zebras- ‘er’

English:

L.O: To join sentences using the conjunction ‘but’

Go through the power-point and complete the task assigned to your group.

Power-Point

Tasks:

Blue Challenge
Yellow and Orange Challenge
Green Challenge

 

Maths

LO: To add by counting on.

Counting on 

Tasks:

Blue

Orange 

Yellow 

Green 

 

Art

LO: To recognise the work of Wassily Kandinsky.

Today we will be doing an artist study.

Read about the work of Wassily Kandinsky here

Task 1 :

Can you write some sentences to describe the life of Wassily Kandinsky?

Task 2: Can you recreate one of his pieces of art work using paints, crayons, oil pastels or pencil?

 



Wednesday 1st July 2020

Phonics: Please watch the video assigned to your group. There will be a written activity based on your new sound tomorrow.

Tigers and Lions- ‘ea’
Giraffes and Zebras- ‘er’

English:

L.O: To compose a non-chronological report

Today we will be writing a report on Humpback Whales. Use the power-point and your plans from yesterday to help you.

Power-Point

Tasks:

Blue Challenge
Yellow and Orange Challenge
Green Challenge

Maths: 

LO: To investigate number bonds to 20.

Today we are learning all about number bonds.

Number Bonds 

Tasks:

Blue

Orange 

Yellow 

Green

 

Creative Learning:

L.O: To create and design a new transport invention

This week we are going to be designing our own mode of transport. We are going to be inventors like The Wright Brothers an the Montgolfier Brothers!
Go through the power-point and complete the activity below. Be as creative as you can!

Power-Point

Tasks:

Blue Challenge
Orange, Green and Yellow Challenge


Tuesday 30th June 2020

Phonics: Please complete the written activity assigned to your group based on your new sound from yesterday.

Tigers and Lions- ‘a_e’
Zebras and Giraffes- ‘ie’

English:

L.O: To compose a plan for a report.

Today we will be writing our plan for the report we will do tomorrow on Humpback Whales.
Please go through the power-point, watch the video and complete the activity below.

Power-Point
Video

Tasks:

Plan Template

 

Maths:

LO: To identify one more and one less than a number.

One more and One less than powerpoint 

Tasks:

Blue Group

Orange Group

Yellow and Green Group 

 

Science:

LO: To investigate how materials can change.

Today we will be investigating if we can make objects stretch, twist and bend.

Materials

Tasks:

Blue Task

Orange/ Yellow Task 

Green Task 


Monday 29th June 2020

Phonics: Please watch the video assigned to your group to learn your new sound. There will be a written activity on your new sound tomorrow.
Tigers and Lions- ‘a_e’
Giraffes and Zebras- ‘ie’

English:

L.O: To create a labelled picture of a humpback whale.

Go through the power-point and complete the task assigned to your group.

Power-Point

Tasks:

Blue Challenge
Orange Challenge
Yellow Challenge
Green Challenge– Draw and label a picture of a humpback whale. Write some of the functions of the different parts underneath.

Mastery Challenge- Can you write a caption for your labelled picture?

Watch this episode of the Octonauts if you have time!

Maths:

LO: To order numbers.

Ordering Numbers ppt 

Ordering Numbers video 

Tasks:

Blue Group

Orange Group

Yellow and Green Group

 

R.E:

LO; To understand how St Peter and St Paul showed faith in God.

St Peter and St Paul Powerpoint

Tasks:

Blue Group Activity 

Orange Group Activity 

Yellow and Green Group Activity 


Please find below some useful websites that may support your child’s home learning:

KS1 BBC Bitesize– https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p

Phonics Play – https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Crickweb-http://www.crickweb.co.uk/

Topmarks- https://www.topmarks.co.uk/


 

This week we have been learning all about 2D and 3D shapes.


We created a beautiful Collective worship about God’s Creation to share with our parents. We all reflected on ways that we could care for God’s world.


We spent the morning baking cakes for our grandparents to enjoy at our Afternoon tea.