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Wednesday 20th January 2021

Good morning everyone, I hope you and your family are all keeping well.  Welcome back to the Year 1 Home Learning page.  I will be adding some new learning resources each day for you to compete.  

Virtual Story Time


Our virtual story time is at 12:30. Please joins us and listen to the today’s story and see your friends.  The Story Time link has been sent to you via Parentmail and can be used all week.


Morning Warm Up


Click on the link below and join in with this morning’s yoga session with Cosmic Kids Yoga.

Yoga Time | Jungle Safari (for little ones!) - Cosmic Kids  The link for the story is below:




This week we have been listening to the story of The Little Polar Bear by Hans de Beer.

Little Polar Bear picturebook readaloud! Well crafted children's book - YouTube

Please can you write these sentences from the story of The Little Polar Bear by Hans De Beer out again adding the correct punctuation?

Here are some types of punctuation you could use - capital letters, full stops, commas and question marks (A . , and ?).  Remember to use finger spaces.

The first one has been done for you.


It was a big day for Lars as he was going hunting.


the north pole was covered in ice and snow

during the night the piece of ice that lars was on broke of and floated away

when lars woke up it was morning

after the storm lars drifted on the sea.

how do i get home to the snow

lars met a hippopotamus called henry an eagle called marcus and a whale





Today’s learning objective is – Recognising number bonds to 5 (five) and 6 (six).


A number bond is a pair of numbers that make up a given number.


Follow the link below which will allow you to access the video lesson and the resources needed. Some resources are also in your home learning pack.


Recognising number bonds to five and six (




Topic question - Could a polar bear live in Oldham?

Do you remember the video from last week’s Geography lesson about the Arctic?  The link is below if you want to watch it again.

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

In today’s lesson I would like you to find out information or facts about the polar bear and the polar bear’s habitat which is the Arctic.

Links to follow:

All About Polar Bears for Kids: Polar Bears for Children - FreeSchool - YouTube

10 facts about polar bears! | National Geographic Kids (

Fun Polar Bear Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Polar Bears (


Here are some questions that could help you.  Write your answers to these questions in sentences.


How far can a polar bear swim a day?

What do polar bears eat?

What is the danger threatening the young cubs?

How do the polar bears survive the cold weather?


In your learning pack you have a picture of a polar pear that you can label.



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 recap and improve on your learning follow the link below and watch and listen to Clare's video. 

Monday 18th January Lesson 6 - Year 1 - YouTube

Tuesday 19th January Lesson 7 - Year 1 - YouTube

Wednesday 20th January Lesson 8 - Year 1 - YouTube

Thurdsay 21st January Lesson 9 - Year 1 - YouTube

Friday 22nd January Lesson 10 - 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.