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Thur 30/4

Good morning Year 1 laugh


I hope you all had a fabulous day yesterday and managed to complete some super work with your grown-ups. The updates I have received from you all so far have gone in a super picture gallery so look out for your pictures there! Keep up the amazing work! I really like your purple mash gardens, they are very bright and beautiful. Some of the writing I have seen so far this week is also amazing! I am so impressed by it and it is without a doubt the best Year 1 writing I have ever seen! yes


I have now been in contact with all of you now since Monday again either by a phone call or email, so thank you for contacting me and letting me know that you are safe and well. I also love to receive your emails telling me all about the exciting things you have been doing and looking at the pictures of your super work makes me very proud of you...Please keep contacting me to let me know how you are and what you are up to. 


Yesterday Lola and George were having a lazy day and didn't really do much apart from sleep curled up in Lola's bed together. I hope you all had a more exciting day than they did!

Thursday timetable

Click this voice clip to hear Miss Martin explain the time table for today.

Morning work:  Look at this picture below and follow the instructions. Complete your sentences in your yellow books. Remember to make them exciting!



Phonics:  In your letters and sounds book complete page 26. You have to read the sentences and questions to your grown-ups.


There are some great interactive games on the phonics play website for children to play and revise their phonetic skills. Currently, the website is free for parents to sign up to if you log in using the user name: march 20 and the password: home.


You could also play some different phonics games at :

English:  Today, I would like you to watch the story of the 'Tiny seed' again and use what you already know about the story to answer the following comprehension questions.

The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

Comprehension questions:





Reading:  Make sure you read a book today or have a grown-up read you a story.  If you have read all your reading books from school, you can read some of the phonetically decodable comics online.These can be found at


Also David Walliams (A well known childrens author) has given you the opportunity every day to reveice a short audio book from his collection of short stories from his book 'The World’s Worst Children!' You can access these at :

These are uploaded after 11am daily, but you can still access the earlier ones of you go on before then.

Maths starter:   A few of you are saying to me that you need more practice with counting in groups of 5. To warm your brains up and to practice, I would like you to watch this short video and sing/dance and join in with the counting.

Counting by 5's | Jack Hartmann


Maths:  Today, we are going to have a go at an online maths lesson about Comparing the lengths and heights of different objects. Click on the link below or copy and paste it into the internet and follow the lesson.


You have to do a quick quiz first just to see what you already know and then you click on next ativity to join in with the lesson on a video. There are also some tasks for you to do in your yellow books as you work through the video. It would be a good idea for a grown-up to sit alongside you whilst you get used to this type of online learning as this is something that you haven't done before. laugh


Bonus maths work: If you would like to test your problem solving skills these tricky challenges are just for you! Head over to the BBC bitezise website and see how many you and your family can do together!


These 3 tricky challenges will really test you thinking and problem solving skills, you can complete them in your yellow books. The answers are also there so you can self mark using your special marking pens. Good luck! yes



Or you can play some interactive maths games on the ictgames website.


Handwriting: In your handwriting packs please complete pages 3, 5 and 7 of your handwriting booklets. If you wish to watch videos on how to form these letters before having a go yourself you can log into letter join and watch.


click on the folloing link to access the website: 

The log in is as follows, username : tfps_2     password: thythorn2

(Please note there are no capitals in the password or the log in)


To watch individual letters click on the letter and then press the button that says 'play'. You can watch this as many times as you like and if you are on a tablet or computer you can click the 'try' button at the botton and you can have a go at the letters using your mouse  or finger before having a go at page 3,5 and 7 in your booklet.

Music: Today in Music you have a choice, you can complete the lesson you did last week again to get more preactice with singing and the techiniques or you can explore the 'bring the noise' webiste and choose something you wish to do.


For last weeks lesson on the BBC bitesize page, go to this website again


This lesson includes:

  • a video about warming up
  • a video showing you how to sing call and response
  • practice activities


Or to explore the 'bring the noise' webpage follow this website link :


Enjoy! laugh

End of the day story:    The story I have chosen today is one that we have not read before in class, it is called 'Knight time' written by Jane Clarke and Jane Massey.



Knight time

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