Years 1 and 2 Home Learning

This page provides links to a range of activities for Phonics, Maths, Spoken language and other suitable activities.

Links to other resources can be found on the Learning At Home Page - you can click on the link on the left hand side of this page. 

A message from ReadWrite Inc: 

RWI Phonics lessons at home from Monday 23rd March We’re scheduling free Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on Facebook and YouTube for children to watch at home; three short Speed Sound lessons with one of our trainers every day for the next two weeks. Films will only be available at the times below:

Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am and again at 12.30 pm

Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am and again at 1.00 pm

Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am and again at 1.30 pm

Note: films are streamed live and won’t be available at other times.

Joe Wicks - Daily Workout for Kids: 9:00am Monday 23rd March onwards

Year 1 - Please find an overview of additional learning for this week under the BBC Bitesize timetable in the links.

W/C 1st June

You can find this information, including pictures, in the links on this page (Weekly Overview).  There are also some more links with things for you to do on the Overview.

Hi Everyone

I hope you and your family are staying home and keeping safe. This week we will begin our new seaside topic.

Phonics – set 2 & 3


English focus - 'Piper' a short Disney animation about a little bird who learns to be courageous and persistent.  Watch                                                                                                    

Comprehension – Answer questions in complete sentences

Chilli challenge 1 - LO: Dialogue and inner thought

Pause the video at different points (e.g. 1:01, 1:17, 2:11, 3:14, 4:17) and think of captions or speech / thought bubbles for the characters.

Chilli Challenge 2

A group of sandpipers is called a ‘fling’. Can you match the collective nouns for different groups of animals? 

RED HOT CHILLI- Write a list of collective nouns for birds

Science   Bird Watchng

Go for a walk (keeping social distancing – 2m ) or out of your window and make a list, draw or take photos of all the birds you see. I have included a tick list to help you recognise and name the birds.

Maths – Review learning - Measurement, number and money 

Watch and listen to the short video for week beginning 1st June 


PRACTICAL TASK      Design and Technology

Draw birds you have seen through your window or copy some of the pictures I have included. 

Collect pictures from magazines newspapers and make a scarp book

Challenge: Watch this video instruction – how to draw a simple bird . Use the pause button to help you complete the picture in easy steps. Rewind and Repeat are useful buttons ! Enjoy 😊 

Please feel free to send me pictures of your child working on the various practical activities, including their finished products, you may also take photographs of any written work and email me these, I would love to read your wonderful writing. 

Remember you do not need to print work sheets simply write your response in the yellow book provide or tell an adult your answer/idea and explain your thinking.

Love and virtual hugs

Once these tasks have been completed please work through your child’s home learning pack for further activities.

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**Please do not worry about printing off your activities. You can either copy them into your home learning book, or just write down the answers if this is easier for you. **

Love and virtual hugs

Mrs Taylor and Miss Williams xxxx


Year 2 - Here are some activities you may wish to complete this week (week beginning: 1st June )

Here are some activities to complete this week:


·       Reading- ·       Comprehension activities based on Africa and ‘Origins’

·       Writing- Homophones grammar activity and writing based on the animation ‘Origins’.

·       Spelling – Weekly spelling using cursive handwriting- this week practise homophones. These are words that sound the same but are spelt differently and mean different things.

Maths- Complete the weekly challenge sheet and activities. Practise 2s, 3s, 5s 10s, and 11s using Times Table Rockstars.

Science – This week we are learning about food chains.

DT- Design and make a junk model robot.

RE- Learn about the Ascension and Pentecost and how important these events are to Christians.

I hope you have all had a wonderful week and are enjoying the lovely weather.


Mrs Morris, Mrs Weldon and Miss Brawley