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Homework for new Year 1 children during the Summer Holidays

Hello 1A, welcome to Year 1! 

When you start in Year 1 our first topic in our Come & See learning is called Families. We will be learning all about our families and the family that we all belong to which is the Church family. Your homework task over the summer holidays is to create your own family tree which we will share as a class in September. Mrs Tyler and I are really looking forward to learning more about each of you. 

Homework Friday 16th July:

 

Homework: Getting ready for next year

Please see seesaw for activity. As we approach the end of this school year, we have been sharing our thoughts and feelings about next year. On Monday we will be meeting our new class teacher for next year (Miss. Coker & Miss. Bishop). Please complete the assigned activity on seesaw.

 

Reading Books:

We have collected all reading books from the children's book bags. If you have any reading books at home please return to school next week. Books are available on bug club during the weekend and throughout the summer holidays and red words are available on seesaw.

 

DIOLCH!

 

 

Homework Friday 9th July:

Homework: Big Maths Test

We has assigned the big maths test that your child has been working to complete in 100 seconds in class. 

 

Mathletics: Please complete assigned activity. This week we have assigned temperature.

 

Reading: Please read the book in your child's book bag. Please continue to use bug club and practice red words.

 

Spelling: Spellings assigned to seesaw. Please do not practice the words assigned to rediwriter.

Homework Friday 2nd July:

Year 1 Memories

As we come to the end of the academic year, we would like the children to think back and reflect on their time in Year 1. Using seesaw, can you find a piece of work or photo of your best memory from year 1. Can you screenshot this and send it to your journal. We will be talking about our memories and favourite moments in year 1 using these photos. We will also be using everyone's memories to create a video to share our journey in year 1.

 

Mathletics: Please complete assigned activity. This week we have assigned the test.

 

Reading: Please read the book in your child's book bag. Please continue to use bug club and practice red words.

 

Spelling: Spellings assigned to seesaw. Please do not practice the words assigned to rediwriter.

Homework Friday 25th June:

 

Red Word Assessment: Please complete the red word assessment on Seesaw.

 

Mathletics: Please complete assigned activity. 

 

Reading: Please read the book in your child's book.

 

Spelling: Spellings assigned to seesaw this week linking with new Read Write Inc groups. Rediwriter is having technical issues. Please do not practice any words assigned to rediwriter.

Homework Friday 18th June:

Euro 2020 Homework:

This week we have enjoyed finding out about how to keep fit and healthy and finding out about Euro 2020. Please see seesaw for a problem solving activity. 

 

Mathletics: Please complete assigned activity. This week we have been learning about finding halves.

 

Reading: Please read the book in your child's book bag. Please continue to use bug club and practice red words.

 

Spelling: Spellings assigned to seesaw this week linking with new Read Write Inc groups.

Homework Friday 11th June:

Healthy & Fit Homework:

Next week the whole school will be focused on a healthy & fit week. Our focus in Year 1 will be healthy eating and hygiene to stay fit and healthy. We would like the pupils to create a poster about handwashing that we can display in our class toilets. This can be written instructions, using pictures and/or information about germs. We have also assigned a story to seesaw which is about handwashing which you can share with your children at home.

 

Mathletics: Please complete assigned activity. This week we have been learning about estimating.

 

Reading: Please read the book in your child's book bag. Please continue to use bug club and practice red words.

 

Spelling: Spellings assigned to seesaw this week linking with new Read Write Inc groups.

 

Homework Friday 28th May

 

Expressive Arts Homework:

This week the whole school has been learning about 'What a Wonderful World.' For homework, we would like the pupils to share what they have been learning by teaching someone at home the British sign language from the famous Louis Armstrong song. There are 2 video clips attached to seesaw with the children performing the song with the sign language. We would love to see your performances at home. Share your learning on seesaw.

 

Mathletics: Please complete assigned activity.

 

Reading: 2 new reading book are in your child's book bag. Please continue to use bug club and practice red words.

 

Spelling: Spellings assigned to seesaw this week to link with RWI assessment.

 

Whole School Homework: Please see newsletter for whole school Fairtrade homework.

Homework Friday 21st May

 

 

Please see seesaw for assigned homework task: Read Write Inc or Wow Words

 

Mathletics: Please complete assigned activity - Pattern

 

Reading: A new reading book is in your child's book bag. Please continue to use bug club and practice red words.

 

Spelling: Please see REDIWRITER for new spellings. Spelling tests take place on a Friday

Homework Friday 14th May

 

 

Please see seesaw for assigned homework task: Finding halves in practical ways

 

Mathletics: Please complete assigned activity - doubles and halves

 

Reading: A new reading book is in your child's book bag. Please continue to use bug club and practice red words.

 

Spelling: Please see REDIWRITER for new spellings. Spelling tests take place on a Friday

Homework Friday 7th May

 

Next week we will be looking very closely at different habitats. In pupil voice pupils have had the idea of making habitats for animals in our environment. For this we need to have a range of materials. We kindly ask for cardboard boxes, plant pots, straw bedding, old newspapers, squash bottles, cleaned out tins and coffee cans. Thank you in advance.

 

Please see seesaw for assigned homework task: Handwriting practice

 

Mathletics: Please complete assigned activity

 

Reading: A new reading book is in your child's book bag. Please continue to use bug club and practice red words.

 

Spelling: Please see REDIWRITER for new spellings. Spelling tests take place on a Friday.

 

 

 

 

Homework Friday 30th April

 

Please see seesaw for assigned homework task

 

Mathletics: Please complete assigned activity

 

Reading: A new reading book is in your child's book bag. Please continue to use bug club and practice the red word assessment that was sent to seesaw.

 

Spelling: This weeks spellings will be assigned to seesaw. These spellings are words with sounds that the children are finding difficult to spell during read write inc sessions.

Homework: Friday 23rd April

 

Seesaw: Please see seesaw for ECO week homework task

 

Reading: Bug club, reading book, red words.

Please see bug club to read your allocated book. There is a new reading book in the children's book bag. We have also sent your child's latest red word assessment to the seesaw journal to show you what words your child needs to continue to practice. Please continue to practice this weekly. If you have completed all red words, please continue to practice the HFW list that will be saved on your child's seesaw activities. 

 

Maths: Please see the assigned activity on mathletics. The activity is telling the time.

 

Readiwriter: Spelling word lists will now be assigned on Rediwriter. Spelling tests take place on Friday. Please practice the spellings using Rediwriter.

Homework: Friday 16th April

 

Reading: Bug club, reading book, red words.

Please see bug club to read your allocated book. There is a new reading book in the children's book bag. We have also sent your child's latest red word assessment to the seesaw journal to show you what words your child needs to continue to practice. Please continue to practice this weekly. If you have completed all red words, please continue to practice the HFW list that will be saved on your child's seesaw activities. 

 

Maths: Please see the assigned activity on seesaw. We have been learning to tell the time.

 

Readiwriter: Spelling word lists will now be assigned on Rediwriter. Spelling tests take place on Friday. Please practice the spellings using Rediwriter.

 

Earth Day Costumes - Whole School Homework

This year Earth Day is on Thursday 22nd April and the global theme is to Restore the Earth.

On this day pupils are encouraged to wear green or blue into school for the day to show how much we are thinking about the earth and our enthusiasm for taking part in World Earth Day.

Over the Easter holidays please can you plan your outfit for Earth Day. You could wear a blue/green t-shirt that you already own or you might want to create your own earth themed outfit for the day. You could use some recycled items to help you create your own  or you could create your own earth themed design on a t-shirt. Your costume could be linked to part of the earth that you think needs to be protected such as a rainforest or ocean themed costume.

 

 

Easter Half Term Homework 26.03.2021

 

 

 

Reading: Bug club, reading book, red words.

Please see bug club to read your allocated book. There is a new reading book in the children's book bag. Please continue to read and learn red words and high frequency words. The children have made fantastic progress with their reading since returning to school, please keep up the amazing hard work at home. 

 

MathleticsPlease see assigned activities. 

 

Spellings: Please see spellings sent to seesaw journal. Spelling test will take place on Friday.

 

Readiwriter: Additional spellings are available on rediwriter as additional spelling practice. Please use your mathletics login to access this resource.

 

 

Earth Day Costumes

This year Earth Day is on Thursday 22nd April and the global theme is to Restore the Earth.

On this day pupils are encouraged to wear green or blue into school for the day to show how much we are thinking about the earth and our enthusiasm for taking part in World Earth Day.

Over the Easter holidays please can you plan your outfit for Earth Day. You could wear a blue/green t-shirt that you already own or you might want to create your own earth themed outfit for the day. You could use some recycled items to help you create your own  or you could create your own earth themed design on a t-shirt. Your costume could be linked to part of the earth that you think needs to be protected such as a rainforest or ocean themed costume.

 


Homework Friday 19th March

 

Homework: Come and See
Created a sacred space at home where you can pray each day. This could be as simple as placing a crucifix or bible in a quiet area of your room. You could draw or paint a cross if you haven’t got one available at home or write a prayer card. You may want to replicate a purple cloth like we do in the classroom to represent Lent is a time of preparation. Upload a photo to Seesaw of you in your prayer area.

 

Reading: Please see bug club to read your allocated book. There is a new reading book in the children's book bag. Please continue to read and learn red words and high frequency words. 

 

MathleticsPlease see assigned activities linked to money that we have been learning in class. 

 

Spellings: Please see spellings sent to seesaw journal. Spelling test will take place on Friday.

 

Readiwriter: Additional spellings are available on rediwriter as additional spelling practice. Please use your mathletics login to access this resource.

 

 

Homework: Friday 12th March 
 

Homework: Finding out about the past.

Please see seesaw for activity.

 

Reading: Please see bug club to read your allocated book. There is a new reading book in the children's book bag. 

 

MathleticsPlease see assigned activities.

 

Spellings: Please see spellings sent to seesaw journal. Spelling test will take place on Friday.

Homework 5th March

 

Homework: Science week homework. Can you make a poster with the theme of 'Innovating for the future'

This could be a new invention or a toy you would like to build or even something that could help people in the future. See seesaw for activity.

 

Reading: Please see bug club to read your allocated book. There is a new reading book in the children's book bag. The children have been working so hard to develop their reading due to the hard work of parents at home. Please keep this going as we are seeing fantastic progress. 

 

Mathletics: Please see assigned activities.

 

Spellings: Please see spellings sent to seesaw journal. Spelling test will take place on Friday. Readiwriter is an additional resource to practice spelling patterns. Children will be tested on the spelling list sent to seesaw.

 

 

Homework 26th February

 

Seesaw: Please see seesaw for homework activity

 

Reading: This week we have assessed the children on their progress in their reading. Children have been allocated a new book band on bug club. Children have also been given a new reading book. We will not be sending home the yellow reading record to avoid cross contamination. Reading books are quarantined for 72 hours when we change their weekly book. 

 

Mathletics: Please see assigned activity

 

NEWS: Please see newsletter for Eisteddfod and World Book Day information.

 

 

 

Home Learning Information

 

Please visit the home learning area of the website for your class home learning task overviews.  Go to seesaw for more information on each individual task, including lesson resources, teacher videos and links to supporting materials. 

 

To find all the information linked to your home learning tasks, follow the steps below on the school website main page:

 

MENU > Homework > Homework: Distance Learning > Year 1

Distance Learning 16.12.20

Please see the overview

 

HOMEWORK 4.12.20

Homework: PLEASE PRACTICE CHRISTMAS CONCERT LINES

 

Spellings: Next week pupils will be tested on their Read Write Inc sounds. Please practice reading and writing the words from the spelling list. This matches what sounds they have been learning this time.

 

Mathletics: Complete the test on Mathletics

 

Reading: Reading book, bug club, red words (homework page/ book bag)

 

Homework 27.11.20

Seesaw

Please complete the maths activity assigned to seesaw. These are problem solving activities that the children need to use their maths skill to answer the problems.

 

Come & See

The children have been given an Advent Jesse Tree to help with their understanding of our new topic 'Waiting; Advent.' The idea of the Jesse tree is to help the children link decorating the Christmas tree with the events and prophecies leading to Jesus' birth.

 

Reading

Please read the book inside your child's book bag and write a comment to let us know you have read with your child. Books are also available on Bug Club. Red words are also available on the homework page 

 

Mathletics

Please complete the assigned activity.

 

Homework 20.11.20

 

Purple Homework Book

Whole school homework: International Children's Day.

In your homework book, please draw or write what your ideal world would be. This could be a world where everyone is kind, respectful, loving, no hunger, clean water for everyone, a safe place to live etc etc. As much as we would love a world made of unicorns and chocolate, this task is about values and the rights of all children everywhere. This could also be represented in the form of a prayer.

See the link below as a starting point.

 

Reading

Please read the book inside your child's book bag and write a comment to let us know you have read with your child. Books are also available on Bug Club. Red words are also available on the homework page

 

Spellings

Please see the assigned spellings. 

 

Mathletics

Please complete the assigned activity

What a Wonderful World

For Educational Use Only Pictures used are from various sources.

 

Homework 13.11.20

 

Seesaw

Please see the assigned activity on seesaw. We have been learning how to use a capital letter at the beginning of a sentence and after a full stop. But before we can use capital letters correctly when sentence writing, we need to be able to know how to write an uppercase letter. Please complete the assigned activity. 

 

Reading

Please read the book inside your child's book bag and write a comment to let us know you have read with your child. Books are also available on Bug Club. Red words are also available on the homework page

 

Spellings

Please see the assigned spellings. 

 

Mathletics

Please complete the assigned activity.

 

Christmas Concert

Please help your child to practice and learn their lines for the Christmas concert.

 

Diolch :)

 

Homework 06.11.20

 

Purple homework book

Please see maths activity inside homework book

 

Mathletics

Please see the assigned tasks assigned to Mathletics

 

Reading

See allocated reading book in book bag.

 

Spellings

See attached below

Half Term Homework 23.10.20

 

Seesaw

The half term homework task has been assigned to seesaw

 

Mathletics

Please see the assigned tasks assigned to Mathletics

 

Reading

Please continue to read the books allocated to bug club. Red word sets are assigned to the homework page.

 

Spellings

Children will be tested on the 16.10.20 homework spellings and also the red word spellings they have been practicing this week in home learning (Red words sets assigned to seesaw)

Distance Learning 19.10.20

 

Please see the weekly overview for Year 1 distance learning.

 

Monday 19th October: 1st Day of distance learning. Teachers will be preparing teaching lessons. Pupils to access bug club, mathletics, practice weekly spellings, read allocated book in book bag, and practice red sight words on the class homework page.

 

Tuesday 20, Wednesday 21st, Thursday 22nd October: Watch the teaching videos and then complete the assigned activities on the weekly overview. These activities will be sent to seesaw. Teaching videos will be accessed via hwb logins.

 

Friday 23rd October: INSET Day

 

Homework Friday 16th October

Hwb login

This weekend we would like parents to familiarise themselves with logging into the online platform hwb. These logins have already been sent home with all other logins. Hwb will be an online platform that will be used much more frequently in the event of a class closure, so we would like to solve any issues before this happens.

Instructions:

1) Type hwb login into google. Log onto hwb using your username and password.

2) Click Just2Easy J2e

3) Click JIT 5

4) Create an autumn picture using the different paint tools. Can you type what you can see in autumn using the repeated sentence...I can see a....

5) Save your work to your file

6) Take a photo of your work and send it to seesaw so we can see who have been able to log into hwb and complete the activity.

Spellings
Please see the attached spellings

Red Words

Please practice the red word set inside your child's bookbag. If your child can complete the red word set in the bookbag, please see the next set on the homework page.

Mathletics

Each week Mathletics homework will be set linked to what we have been learning in class that week. This week we have been identifying missing numbers in a sequence. Please complete the assigned activities. 

Reading

Please read the book that has been sent home. The book matches the read write Inc sounds we have been practising in class.

 

Homework Friday 9th October

Seesaw

Please see the attached video sent to your child's seesaw account. We have been practising to recite numbers forward and backwards from different starting points. Please practice the specific skill that has been sent to seesaw.

Spellings
Please see the attached spellings

Red Words

Please practice the red word set inside your child's bookbag.

Mathletics

Each week Mathletics homework will be set linked to what we have been learning in class that week. This week we have been identifying missing numbers in a sequence. Please complete the assigned activities. 

Reading

Please read the book or flash cards that has been sent home. The book matches the read write Inc sounds we have been practising in class.

Come and See

Our next topic in Come and See is called Belonging. We will be exploring about belonging to different groups. During this topic we will be learning about Baptism; an invitation to belong to God’s family. To help the children with this understanding we kindly ask if we have a photo or an item E.g. candle from a baptism that we can use for display.

 

Homework Friday 2nd October

Purple Homework Book

The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary, one of the best known of all Catholic devotions. October includes the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (October 7). The best way to celebrate the month is to pray the Rosary.  We will be praying and focusing on the Hail Mary throughout the month of October to allow the children to come to know Mary and her special role in God’s plan as the Mother of Jesus and our Spiritual Mother. Please practice this special prayer at home and decorate the prayer that is inside the purple homework book. 

Spellings
Please see the attached spellings

Red Words

Please continue to practice at home

Mathletics

Each week Mathletics homework will be set linked to what we have been learning in class that week. This week we have been identifying missing numbers in a sequence. Please complete the assigned activities. 

Bug Club

Please select one of the books that has been assigned. Please compete the activity assigned to that book.

Tutorials

If parents or pupils are having problems using any online platforms, please see the link below that has been created to show a variety of video tutorials to support children and parents in the basics of each of the platforms we offer assigned work to children.

https://www.stphilipevansprm.cardiff.sch.uk/need-help/

Homework Friday 25th September

 

 

 

Seesaw

To ensure everyone is able to log into their seesaw account and complete activities, this weeks homework has been set on seesaw. Listen to next weeks story 'The very hungry caterpillar' attached to the homework page. Please see the attached sequencing activity. The children will be using the sequencing activity to help with their writing task next week.

Spellings
Please see the attached spellings

Red Words

Please continue to practice at home

Mathletics

Each week Mathletics homework will be set linked to what we have been learning in class that week. This week we have been identifying missing numbers in a sequence. Please complete the assigned activities. 

Bug Club

Please select one of the books that has been assigned. Please compete the activity assigned to that book.

 

Homework Friday 18th September

 

 

 

Purple Homework book

In our current ‘Come and See’ topic we have been learning about Gods love for us and how God loves and cares for everyone. We would like the children to draw a heart shape in their book and write how our families show us love and care. For example, helping, protecting, caring etc etc. Children can use their phonic understanding to sound out words such as hug, kiss, love, care.
if this is too difficult, children can write the first and last sound for that spelling, for example hg hug, hp help, and the adult can write the word. If you have not already done so, please can you send in a family photo to add to our summer holiday task of creating a family tree. 

Spellings
This week the children have been assigned spelling groups. The spelling groups have been recorded inside your child’s spelling book. Please practice your weekly spellings in the BACK of the spelling book. Spelling will be a big focus this term so please support your child in learning their weekly spellings. Spelling tests will take place every Friday. 

Red Words

Another big focus this term will be learning to read sight words. Sight words are words that you cannot sound out, the children have to be able to recognise them and read them by sight and memory. Red word sets are on homework page. Please help your child to read the red words, starting with set 1.

Mathletics

Each week Mathletics homework will be set linked to what we have been learning in class that week. Mathletics is a fantastic resource to support and enhance your child’s mathematical understanding. Please complete the weekly assigned tasks.

Bug Club

This week the children have been assessed to find out what book band level is appropriate for their reading ability. Please select one of the books that has been assigned. Please compete the activity assigned to that book.

Homework 11th September. 

 

Homework book- Your homework is part of our topic Scrumptious! In class we are learning all about food and where it comes from. We would like you to design your very own chocolate bar! You need to give your chocolate bar a name- think about what ingredients it might have in it.  For your task we would like you to create your own chocolate bar wrapper in your homework books, make it as colourful and creative as you can (you could draw it, design it using the computer, make a collage, or put your own creative spin on it). 

When you have designed your chocolate wrapper can you write a list of the ingredients that are inside your chocolate bar?

Mathletics- Your maths homework this week is to log into mathletics and complete your assigned activities. 

Brain Boxes and Whizz Kids you have been assigned: Number are you ready? and Matching numbers to 20.

Master Minds, Clever Clogs and Bright Sparks you have been assigned Number are you ready?

Reading-  Your child has been assigned a book on Bugclub

Please log on to Bugclub and read the assigned book- don't forget to click on the bugs and answer the questions to support your child's comprehension, and give the book at rating at the end (if you don't do this the book can't be changed for you). 

 

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