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Wednesday 13th January


Good morning to everyone and thank you for looking at the Year 1 Home Learning page.  Each day I will be adding learning for you to do at home.  To get you ready for your learning each morning we will be doing a warm up activity.  This mornings activity is Yoga from the Cosmic Kids website.  Follow the link below.


Morning Warm Up


We're Going on a Bear Hunt | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure! - YouTube


In today’s lesson you will be doing English, Maths, Geography, phonics and Reading.




This week we have be listening to the story of The Big Dark by John Prater. You can listen to the story again on the link below.



Read and write these sentences then add in the missing words.


Chinoo lived with is _______ and daddy.


His house was made of ____.


It was winter and ______ was fed up.


Chinoo found a _____ ____ in the snow.


The big ____ blew nearly every day.


Chinoo and his parents went to see the ___ .



polar bear








1 More and 1 Less

What you will need:



Two objects as markers

Two small object to throw (not a ball or marble as they will roll)

Number line to help recognise numbers.

Today I would like you to play a game called 1 more or 1 less with the adult that is working with you. Watch the video on the link below and then play your game.

Primary maths games: How to play One more, one less. - YouTube

I would like to see you playing this game so you could send me a video on our Year 1 email address.



Topic question - Could a polar bear live in Oldham?

In our geography lessons over the next few weeks we are going to be looking at the Arctic and compare it with Oldham. Today I would like you to watch the video on the link below.

Exploring the Arctic for Kids: Arctic Animals and Climates for Children - FreeSchool - YouTube

Talk to the adult working with you about what you have watched. Please write a list of the animals that can be found in the Arctic.




Each day I would like you to practise your phonics.  In school we use the Letters and Sounds scheme to help us learn our phonics.  To re cap and improve on your learning follow the link below and watch and listen to Rachel's video. 

Monday Lesson 1- Year 1 - YouTube

Tuesday Lesson 2 - Year 1 - YouTube

Wednesday Lesson 3 - Year 1 - YouTube

Thurdsay Lesson 4 - Year 1 - YouTube

Friday Lesson 5 - Year 1 - YouTube

You will be able to use your whiteboard and pen from your home learning pack to help you.


You can also use the use the websites below to help learn your phonics sounds.

You can log in with the following details:

username: jan21

password: home





It is important that you carry on practising your reading skills whilst you are at home. 

You all have books in your Bug Club library on the Active Learn website.

ActiveLearn: Login (

All books have questions for you to answer once you have read a book.  If you cannot remember your Username or Password please email me on the class email address.