Year 1AI: Blog items

Monday sentence of the day and phonics

Date: 1st Jun 2020 @ 10:31am

Good Morning everybody and welcome back! We hope you all had a lovely week off home learning and took some time to enjoy being outdoors in the sunshine. It has been a lovely week for us, full of walks and reading books in the sunshine but now we are definitely ready to carry on our home learning and see what the next few weeks bring!


Sentence of the day

Today’s sentence of the day focusses on our tricky words. I have put a poster below so that you can check the green for growths and make sure all of the tricky words are spelt correctly.

“Oa what a beautiful day, the sun is shining and the birds are chirping” sed Misurs Potts.

In the park the noisy peepul were chatting and they lucked like they were enjoying thair scrumptious picnics from home.


Click on the folder to find the answers from today’s sentence of the day!

Sentence of the day answers


Todays phonics focusses on the phase 5 tricky words, just like our sentence of the day! Let’s get your brains warmed up and ready for some challenges. Have a look at the words below and play a game of fastest finger with your grown-ups. Ask them to say a word and you need to point to it as quick as you can. Don’t worry if it’s a bit tricky at first, with practice you’ll make progress and get faster and more confident!

Challenge one – Rainbow writing! If you have a dice in your house, nows the time to get it. I not don’t worry, you can write the numbers 1-6 onto pieces of paper and close your eyes and pick a number instead of rolling a dice.


Challenge two – This is the quick write challenge! Now that you have practiced reading and writing the words your challenge is to see if you can spell them correctly without any clues. Watch the video below and when the video says a word it’s your job to write it down as quickly as you can. You can check if you have spelt them properly at the end by going back through the video.


Challenge three – For challenge three I want you to make me some sentences using the phase 5 tricky words, just like the sentences I made for our sentence of the day. You can make them silly, funny, serious or if you’re really up for a challenge you could see if you can make a story using the different words.


Good Luck! We are excited to see your home learning again!


Miss Riley and Miss Wolfenden.

Welcome back Year 1

Date: 1st Jun 2020 @ 10:16am

Good Morning and welcome back year one! We hope you all had a lovely week off and had a chance to enjoy the sunshine! It has been a lovely week for us, full of walks and reading books in the sunshine but now we are definitely ready to carry on our home learning and see what the next few weeks bring!


The home learning will be exactly the same as before the holidays. We will post a maths challenge, a sentence of the day and a phonics challenge every day as well as a reading and writing challenge once a week. You will also get a Connected Curriculum activity to do this term, this will be a bit similar to the end of term homework activities that we send home at the end of every term.


There are also lots of ways you can carry on practicing your reading at home. Here are the links to the websites below. If you struggle to get on any of them please just email us and we can try and help you.


Dont forget to send us in photos of you doing any of the activities that you are proud of and we will make sure that we put them onto the blog for all of your friends to see!


Miss Riley and Miss Wolfenden :)

Monday's maths

Date: 1st Jun 2020 @ 9:58am

Welcome back!!!

We hope you have had a lovely break and ready for learning. We have spent alot of time getting the year 1 classrooms ready for your return, making sure that each child has got 1 table each and has got resource pack ready to allow each child to work independently, without adult support. 

To make sure that you will be prepared for this way of working we are going to spend the maths session today focussing on writing the days of the week and practicing how to write the long date. We have done this before so do not worry. We just need to get ready for year 2!

Challenge 1

Have a go at reading the days of the week and practice how to write them using the grid below. Just copy the grid into the exercise books.

   Look Cover Spell Check

Challenge 2

Can you practice writing the numerals 1- 31?

Use the number square to 50 to help you write the numerals correctly . Practice writing them in the yellow exercise book.

Challenge 3

Practice writing the months of the year in the yellow exercise books

  Look Cover Spell Check

Challenge 4

Have a go at writing the long date for today.

Happy working!

#30 Days Wild Launch Day ☀️🌲🐾🕷🐛

Date: 1st Jun 2020 @ 8:18am

June 1st - #30DaysWild - Challenge 1

Hello everybody,

I hope you had an amazing half term and you’re as excited to be back completing home learning challenges as I am. This month our school is going to go WILD! Yes, that’s right, our mission is to do as many wild things as we can and have fun whilst learning outside. 


Each day I will put up a wild challenge and you can take a photo of you and your family completing it so I can put it on this blog. 

Here is your challenge for today, see how many wild minibeasts you can find outside:

Send your photos in to and I'll put them up on our school blog. 

If you'd like to choose your own challenges download this app:

PLEASE BE CAREFUL and make sure you complete the challenges with an adult. 


From Mrs Ganner 


Half term wellbeing challenge

Date: 25th May 2020 @ 11:00am

Hello and happy half term!

I'm not going to be posting a daily challenge for you over half term but here is something you can do  if you like. It's a funny time right now and it's one we may want to look back on in the future to remind oursleves what we did, how we felt and how lucky we are when it's all over. So I've attached a time capsule template for you use so that you can record some of these things, either by writing or drawing it's up to you.

You can either print it out, do it on a computer or just draw our each page for yourself. Do as much or as little as you chooe and feel free to share anything you do on

Stay safe,

Mrs Glover

Wellbeing challenge 22.5.20

Date: 22nd May 2020 @ 10:15am

Good morning and happy Friday!

Can you believe we’re coming to the end of another half term? It’s the half term holiday for everyone next week! I’m going to post a challenge for the half term week at the weekend and then I should be back with more challenges from the 1st of June.

Today I’m giving you a fun challenge that has been sent to me by Mrs Ganner which I think is a good way to end Mental Health Week.

We’ve talked a lot in school about resilience and the Power of Yet but I bet you didn’t know that there is actually a Power of Yet dance! So today's challenge is to have a go at the Power of Yet dance. Here are 3 links depending on what your age is, have a go and you can send either photos or videos in of you having a go to There are also some writing tasks that you can download and do on each page if you choose to do so.

5 to 7

7 to 9

9 to 11

Have a lovely half term and stay safe.

Mrs Glover

Past Challenges

As always, thank you so much to everyone who has sent me pictures of your wellbeing challenges. I've been sent a few more fantastic origami hearts and a couple of amazing poems. Here they are!



Date: 22nd May 2020 @ 10:11am

Let’s Celebrate!

Today is the last day of term before our May holidays. It’s been a very different term than what we expected but we are very proud of all the hard work you have been doing.

Here are some of our outstanding learners this term. You are all superstars so give yourself a round of applause!



We love these smiling 2D shapes! It’s great getting creative with your maths learning!













This learning is so neat! It looks like these people are going to be experts in measuring when we return to school!