Year 1 Home Learning 29th June 2020

Expectations for the week beginning 29th June 2020

Reading Daily, for at least 10 minutes.

If you don’t have access to appropriate books, a whole range of books to read online can be found in the Oxford Owls e-book library. Email if you need the class log in code.

Phonics Daily, for at least 15 minutes.

Use any sheets provided, then visit Phonics Family for more ideas to make phonics fun. Use the words from your spelling lists too.

Spelling Daily for 10 minutes using the spelling word list for the week. Sort the words by the spelling (we say to the children, “It’s the same sound but different spelling”), then learn to read and spell them.

Writing Complete the Talk for Writing tasks on The Papaya that Spoke. Have a go at the SPaG Mat (two stars is the expected level for Year 1) and complete the handwriting sheets, taking care to form letters correctly.

Maths One task a day and at least 5 IXL skills over the week. (I have provided two levels of Maths mat; choose which one your child is capable of). When you have finished the maths sheets set, visit Hit the Button. Choose from number bonds/halved/doubles to keep up your quickfire mental maths.

Topic/other curriculum

  1. This is the last week to finish exploring habitats. Use the Espresso website and Explore the options on the left-hand page menu. Make sure you have watched all videos and completed all activities.
  2. Read the food chains book and explore the food chains PowerPoint. Either complete the food chain sheet or be creative and invent your own way of showing a food chain at work.More habitat learning can be found here.
  3. RE – Have a look at the videos on BBC Bitesize and Discovery Espresso and investigate how Jews celebrate Rosh Hashanah.

30 Days Wild - These are the last few days to finish doing 30 Days Wild in June. Keep an eye on Rocklands Class One’s Twitter feed for a new wild task each day. You can tweet your random acts of wildness and tag @rocklandsclass1 in them, or send me the photos and I can tweet them for you.

You can also watch wildlife videos here.


If you have any problems or queries, please email Mrs Shaw at

Great Ellingham and Rocklands Schools Federation