Welcome to the Year 1 Distance Learning Hub! At the start of each week, we will be uploading new resources for your child to complete at home. These can be downloaded and printed or simply viewed online. In addition, this page also provides links to other websites and resources with ideas for delivering the school curriculum at home. 

NB If you would like to work from printed resources, and would like the school to print and send these to you, please contact the primary main office on 0121 458 5380.

We are also advising parents to sign up to the ActiveLearn website for free where you will be able to access online Maths games and eBooks from Abacus and Bug Club.

https://www.pearson.com/uk/forms/homeschool-planner-form.html

     

 
Summer Holiday Activities

We wish all of our children and families a lovely summer break.

For those wanting to complete additional activities over the holidays, we have provided resources below:

Y1 Summer Writing-1-16.pdf

Y1 Summer Writing-17-33.pdf

Y1W15 Common Exceptions Words wordsearch- 1.pdf

Y1W15 Common Exceptions Words wordsearch - 2.pdf

Y1W15 Maths.pdf

Y1W15 onwards pdf.pdf

Y1W15 Travel Workbook - Brazil.pdf

Year 1 W15 SPAG treasure hunt .pdf

Y1W15 colouring - fairytales.pdf

Y1W15 Stories-1-26.pdf

Y1W15 Stories-27-52.pdf

 

Week beginning 13th July 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Y1W14 Reading.pdf

Year 1 Mat 1.pdf

Year 1 Mat 2.pdf

Year 1 Mat 3.pdf

Year 1 Mat 4.pdf

Year 1 Mat 5.pdf

Year 1 Mat 6.pdf

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 6th July 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y1W13 addition and subtraction.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Writing

Y1W12 and 13 - Writing.pdf

Reading

Y1W13 Reading Ambas Birthday Surprise.pdf

Y1W13 Reading Ashs Lazy Day.pdf

Y1W13 Reading Freds New Friend.pdf

Y1W13 Reading Moving Home.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 29th June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y1W12 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y1W12 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Writing

Y1W12 and 13 - Writing.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y1W12 - R.E - Judaism.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 22nd June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y1W11 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y1W11 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Writing

Y1W10 and 11 - Writing.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y1W11 - Art - Eugene Seguy.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

Week beginning 15th June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y1W10 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y1W10 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

Y1W10 - English - Resource The Great Explorer.pdf

Y1W10 - English - Activity.pdf

Y1W10 - English - Guidance.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Writing

Y1W10 and 11 - Writing.pdf

 

Wider Curriculum

Y1W10 - Science - Plants.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 8th June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y1W9 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y1W9 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

Y1W9 - English - Resource The Great Explorer.pdf

Y1W9 - English - Activity.pdf

Y1W9 - English - Guidance.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Writing

Y1W9 - Writing.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y1W9 - Geography - Rainforests.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 1st June 2020

We hope all our families have had a lovely half term break. This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y1W8 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y1W8 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

Y1W8 - English - Resource The Great Explorer.pdf

Y1W8 - English - Activity.pdf

Y1W8 - English - Guidance.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Wider Curriculum

Y1W8 - Art - Andy Goldsworthy Study.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.


 

Week beginning 25th May 2020

This week we are providing a selection of activities for your child to complete at home during the half term break:

Y1 Pug.pdf

Y1 The Selfish Crocodile.pdf

Y1 Colouring.pdf

Y1 Colouring 2.pdf

 

Week beginning 18th May 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around addition and difference: 

Y1W7 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y1W7 - Maths - Resources.pdf

Y1W7 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

For English, read the poem 'Out and About': Y1W7 - English - Resource Out and About Poem.pdf

Children can listen to the poem read aloud here

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

Y1W7 - English - Activity.pdf

We also encourage children to complete daily phonics practice. A Set 1 sounds tutorial can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mc6lZ8lW_Zg&list=PLdbKC-h8DnT2532riMzC4OmTj3Ob5A_1F

And games related to these sounds can be accessed here: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/Phase1Menu.htm

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied Saving Energy as part of their Science work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y1W7 - Science - Saving energy.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLOOOjGAM1s

More details on our Art Competition can be found here too!

As always, please share your child's work with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 11th May 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around understanding number bonds: 

Y1W6 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y1W6 - Maths - Resources.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Story of Acorn Wood: Y1W6 - English - Resource Acorn Wood Story.pdf

Children can listen to the story read aloud here

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

Y1W6 - English - Resource Acorn Wood Story.pdf

We also encourage children to complete daily phonics practice. A Set 1 sounds tutorial can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mc6lZ8lW_Zg&list=PLdbKC-h8DnT2532riMzC4OmTj3Ob5A_1F

And games related to these sounds can be accessed here: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/Phase1Menu.htm

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied Toys Over Time as part of their History work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y1W6 - History - Toys.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pxfa5D7Oqwo

While on a walk this week, have a go at this scavenger hunt:  

Living Streets - Discover.pdf

As always, please share your child's work with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 4th May 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around combining and partitioning: 

Y1W5 - Maths - Activity.pdf
Y1W5 - Maths - Resources.pdf

 

English

For English, read the extract from The Story of Acorn Wood: Y1W5 - English - Resource Acorn Wood Story.pdf

Children can listen to the story read aloud here

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

Y1W5 - English - Activity.pdf

 

We also encourage children to complete daily phonics practice. A Set 1 sounds tutorial can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mc6lZ8lW_Zg&list=PLdbKC-h8DnT2532riMzC4OmTj3Ob5A_1F

And games related to these sounds can be accessed here: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/Phase1Menu.htm

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied Jeff Koons as part of their Art work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y1W5 - Art.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR1OxBk8BF4

While on a walk this week, have a go at this scavenger hunt:  

Scavenger Hunt.pdf     Draw Your Walk.pdf

As always, please share your child's work with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 27th April 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around number bonds: 

Y1W4 - Maths - Activity.pdf    Y1W4 - Maths - Resources.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y1W4 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Story of Acorn Wood: Y1W4 - English - Resource Acorn Wood Story.pdf

Children can listen to the story read aloud here

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

Y1W4 - English - Activity.pdf    Y1W4 - English - Guidance.pdf

We also encourage children to complete daily phonics practice. A Set 1 sounds tutorial can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mc6lZ8lW_Zg&list=PLdbKC-h8DnT2532riMzC4OmTj3Ob5A_1F

And games related to these sounds can be accessed here: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/Phase1Menu.htm

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied the seasons as part of their Science work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y1W4 - Science - Seasons.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhWDiQRrC1Y

Miss Pinchin also has a PE challenge for your child! 
 

 

 

As always, please share your child's work and videos of your child completing Miss Pinchin's challenge with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 20th April 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around number bonds: 

Y1W3 - Maths - Activity.pdf    Y1W3 - Maths - Activity 2.pdf    Y1W3 - Maths - Resources.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y1W3 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Story of Acorn Wood: Y1W3 - English - Resource Acorn Wood Story.pdf

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

Y1W3 - English - Activity.pdf    Y1W3 - English - Guidance.pdf

We also encourage children to complete daily phonics practice. A Set 1 sounds tutorial can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mc6lZ8lW_Zg&list=PLdbKC-h8DnT2532riMzC4OmTj3Ob5A_1F

And games related to these sounds can be accessed here: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/Phase1Menu.htm

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied Brazil as part of their Geography work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y1W3 - Geography - Brazil.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAT5NiWHFIU

Mr Beardmore also has a second PE challenge for your child! 

 

 

As always, please share your child's work and videos of your child completing Mr Beardmore's challenges with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

Starting this week, the BBC Bitesize website is also launching daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

Week beginning 13th April 2020

We're providing further activities for your child to complete at home during the Easter break:

Year 1.2 Castles Brain Teasers.pdf

Year 1.2 Story Cards.pdf

Year 1.2 Colour By Number Subtraction.pdf

Year 1.2 Find the Number Sentence.pdf

 

Mr Beardmore also has a PE challenge for your child:

 

 

Week beginning 6th April 2020

We wish all of our families a lovely Easter break during these unprecedented times. In order to continue to engage your child at home and maintain structure to their days, we are providing activities and puzzles for this week:

Year 1.1 Colour By Numbers Addition.pdf

Year 1.1 KS1 Animal Alphabet Cards.pdf

Year 1.1 Retell a Fairy Tale.pdf

Year 1.1 All About Me Brain Teasers.pdf

Rhythm and song are really important aspects of children's development. The Out of the Ark Music website provides free songs and activities for children to engage with at home: https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/ These are updated each week!

 

Week beginning 30th March 2020

This week, pupils are expected to continue with their printed study packs that were given to them/sent out prior to school closing. For those that have finished these packs, additional resources can be found here:

Year 1 Home Learning Pack.pdf

Year 1 Home Learning Pack Guidance and Answers.pdf

It is also important children engage in daily physical activity. Tune in to Joe Wicks' daily workout at 9am here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvQafyve889qVcPxYEjdSTl

In addition, why not try: Tommy the Bedtime Turtle Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCLW77sABTc

 

Week beginning 23rd March 2020

All Year 1 pupils have been issued with the following guidelines with accompanying study packs of learning activities they can do at home as part of our Distance Learning programme:

Year 1 Study Pack Guidelines.pdf

In addition, your child may also wish to complete the following:

Year 1 Practical Ideas.pdf

This page will be updated with further home learning activities in due course.

 

Additional Distance Learning Resources

This section provides links to websites for additional activities children can do at home.

 

Phonics Play

As early readers, pupils in Year 1 learn phonics. These are the sounds needed to blend words when reading. Due to the national school closures, Phonics Play online can be accessed free of charge by children at home: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Daily Reading

We are also aware that your child may not have easy access to a range of phonics reading books during the period of national school closures.

Phonically decodable 'comics' are available free of charge at http://www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk/comics.html to view online.

 

Further Reading Activities

These websites offer children a variety of stories and opportunities to develop their phonic skills, comprehension and knowledge of Nursery Rhymes and Traditional stories.

 

Learn English Kids has lots of free online games, songs, stories and activities. For parents there are lots of ideas on how to support your child’s learning at home, especially to help them develop vocabulary.

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/

 

A free eBook collection, developed for children aged 3–11 years old. Help your young child learn to read, and love to read, with our range of over 100 free eBooks. Registration is free and books can be tailored around your child’s age.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

 

Alphablocks - Watch as the letters of the alphabet tell stories and make words using phonics. Play the learning game, watch clips and print colouring pages.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

 

Maths

These websites will help your child develop in number sense, shape, space, measures and problem solving.

 

Have fun practising your maths skills with these games and activity sheets.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/kids-activities/fun-maths-games-and-activities/

 

Songs and activities to learn all about maths and numeracy.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zr99cqt