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Monday 25th January 2021

Monday 25th January 2021

A Message From Your Teachers...

Hello Year One- how are we all this morning? Happy Monday!  I hope you all managed to get out and enjoy the snow this weekend- I hope you had plenty of walks and snowball fights outside with your families! I went on some lovely walks as I absolutely LOVE the snow! After you have finished your work today please make sure you go out and enjoy the snow- maybe you could post some fantastic snow pictures on the blog so we can all see and enjoy them. smiley


This morning we have some retrieval questions in English and are comparing and ordering numbers in Maths. There is PE with Joe Wicks to enjoy, the Story of The Good Samaritan to learn about in RE and a wonderful reading of Handa's Surprise for Story Time. Make sure that you post all your fantastic work on the blog or to j2files as normal as I so enjoy seeing it all and responding to you. Don't forget to sign in with your name using the daily register too. I encourage you to complete as much as you can, but make sure you have plenty of time getting outside and enjoying the snow- we don't have many snow days and you should make the most of them!


There is also brand new Home Learning Packs available this week which you can collect from the school office from Tuesday. Make sure that you phone the school beforehand to let them know you are wanting to pick up a pack and try to come between 9.15-9.30 where possible.


Remember, if at any time you have any queries about the home learning or if you need any support, please send me an email to the address below -


Have a great day everyone and enjoy the snow! laugh


Kind Regards,

Miss Murphy and Mrs Lynch


Basic Skills- Grammar


Liturgical Assembly- 25.1.2021



Today's we have a short video assembly based on love and forgiveness. If you click on the green link below it will take you straight to the video assembly and it only lasts five minutes. Enjoy!



School Assembly Link 25th January 2021

Collective Worship


Please click on the picture below to go to the Collective Worship we are doing in class this week.


Keeping Fit and Active



Can you complete the Joe Wicks Workout for Children this morning? Click on the picture of Joe above to begin!


Click on the image below to find your daily Phonics lesson. 



Then play a Phonics Games off the Phonics Games Website below. Click on the link to access the games and HAVE FUN!




Maths Worksheet Comparing and Ordering Within 20 25.1.2021



We are now focusing on the second half of the book 'Not Now Bernard' which you can see below.

If you do not have the book at home to read please watch the video by clicking on the following link:


Answer the following retrieval questions today on the second half of our story:


1. Where did the monster come from?


2. What was Dad doing when he got bitten by the monster?


3. How many magazines did the monster read?


4. What did he throw and break?


5.  Can you describe what the monster had for tea?


6. Where was the monster at the end of the story?

Weekly Spellings to Practise Daily




You can also access your weekly spellings online using J2 blast which is on the BGFL App Launchpad. You can practise your spellings online here and play lots of fun games to help you learn them throughout the week! I have outlined some simple instructions below for how to find J2Blast and get practising your spellings!




Big Maths- Beat That and CLIC Tests


Please click on the PDF below and find the Beat That Test and CLIC Test with your name on. ( There should be 2 tests each.) Please print, practise and complete at home each day Monday- Thursday. You can then do your final online test on Friday morning.


Please do NOT do your online test until FRIDAY MORNING so I can then see the final test results for everyone after you have practised. Your online Big Maths test should be your final test score and should be done at the end of the week. (anyone who gets a full score for 2 weeks running will be moving up to the next level!)

Big Maths CLIC and Learn It Tests

Big Maths- Class PPT

Big Maths PPT 25.1.2021

RE- The Good Samaritan




Read the PPT document below and the story of The Good Samaritan below. The Story is in a PDF format that you can read along with the pictures on the PPT. Then sequence the pictures of the Good Samaritan story. Stick the pictures down in order and then write sentences or words to go with your pictures. Can you explain what is happening in each picture? 

Good Samaritan PPT RE 25.1.2021

Good Samaritan Story ( to read along with pictures)

Pictures Sequencing RE 25.1.2021

Online Work 


It is time for you to practise your online Maths and Reading Phonic Skills. You can either try and move up a level on Numbots or read some books or sound lessons on Active Learn, complete your Big Maths Tests online or try out some spelling games on j2blast.



Numbots helps children with their sums and with counting and recognising numbers. This is very Year One friendly and helps children to improve their Maths fluency and recall in addition and subtraction facts.



Active Learn  has access to thousands of online reading books to help the children practice their Phonic sounds and become fluent readers. The more books they read the quicker they will progress in their reading so you need to be using and accessing this website regularly.



Big Maths helps them to recall number facts quickly in their learn its test and practise their skills for their CLIC test on Friday.  



You can now access your weekly spellings online using J2 blast which is on the BGFL App Launchpad. Don't forget that you will have to sign into BGFL first and then access the j2blast through the app launchpad. You can practise your spellings online here and play lots of fun games to help you learn them throughout the week! 


The links to all pages are below.

Story Time

☀️Kids Book Read Aloud: HANDA'S SURPRISE I by Eileen Browne I StoryTime with Miss Randall

.Every day I will be uploading a brand new 5 minute story for you to listen to to finish off your day of learning. Click on the youtube video below to watch our end of the day story for today. I hope you enjoy it!

Extra/ Challenge

Oak Academy has created a fnatastic Virtual School Library for you to enjoy. Every week there is a brand new author of the week who will provide you with  free books, exclusive videos and her top three recommended reads. The author last week was the extremely popular  Jacqueline Wilson. There is also free reading and writing activities from your favourite childrens’ authors from The Nationlal Literacy Trust. Click on the green links below to go straight to the websites.


 National Literacy Trust


Virtual School Library