Hi everyone 

Well the summer holidays are here and it is the end of our P1 year. I wish that we could have had more time together but it has been lovely getting your emails and seeing some of you last week. I am so proud of all the hard work you’ve done this year and remember you are all my superstars. Have a wonderful summer and I look forward to seeing you when you return to school.

Take care

Mr Melville

Well done to everyone who took part in our virtual sports day.

Here our results:

 

Event                                               1st                  2nd               3rd

 

Sprint                                           Joshua 

Egg and spoon                              Joshua 

Speed dribble                              Joshua 

Toe tap                                        Joshua 

Target throw                                Joshua 

Jump for distance                        Joshua 

Partner passing                            Joshua 

 

Hello again, have you had a good weekend? We hope that you really enjoyed taking part in last week's Sporting Challenges.

This week the sun will hopefully be making a welcome return!

Looking forward to seeing more of your pictures, we love your little updates!

This week your activities are as follows:

Reading - Oxford Owl, have you been picking some lovely books?

               Try reading a non-fiction book this week. What is the difference

               between fiction and non-fiction? Which one has photographs and which                   has drawings? 

Handwriting - only 6 letters left, do you think you can get them all done?

               UUUU, VVVV, WWWW, XXXX, YYYY, ZZZZ

               and uuuu, vvvv, wwww, xxxx, yyyy, zzzz

Lions/Giraffes - can you complete Jumbled Sentences and Silly Pictures pages.

Monkeys/Elephants - Missing vowels and Keyword Jumbles

Maths - Jelly Bean fun, if you can't get Jelly Beans then try Smarties or                             Jellytots, a basket of clothes pegs, buttons, counters.

Click on the links for fun maths games: 

Caterpillar Count

Toy Shop money game

Robot Addition

Art - it's Father's Day on Sunday 21st June, could you make a special card for dad or grandad? Maybe even a present - decorate a rock to use as a paperweight, make him breakfast in bed (don't do this unsupervised!!!)

The Farm  - you can finish the activities in your booklet.

  • How many facts can you recall from our Farm topic?
  • Can you remember what  foods we get from different animals?
  • What do we call each of the different baby animals?
  • Which was your favourite farm animal and why?
  • What do you think is the smelliest/cleanest, quietest/noisiest farm animal?
  • Look in your fridge, how many items in there came from a cow?

Go to Youtube: Take a Field Trip to Animal Farm

Watch Aunty Mabel on Come Outside 

- a woolly jumper

  - Geese

  - Eggs

  - Bread

  - Crisps

Farm stories on Youtube : Mrs Wishy Washy's Farm

                                         Farmer Duck

                                        Topsy and Tim go to the Farm

 This is what Gracie and Joshua have been up to this week

Week 8th June
Thank you for all your lovely emails and photos last week. We hope you liked our videos too!
Don’t forget this is Sport’s week (See the Rosetta app for details) so have a go at some or all of the activities and email us your results.


• Word Families: in your book write as many words as you can that end with the sound “it” eg sit, fit       https://youtu.be/LkfbeoQQKCs
• Pick a book or read one online from www.oxfordowl.com
Try and predict what will happen next/at the end of the story, look out for key words you recognise and see how many words you can find that start with the same sound.
• Practise number bonds to 10
http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/count_on_me/eng/Introduction/default.htm


• Complete the following pages from your pack:
All children        Farm Ordinal Number page
Why not try placing different toys or teddies out in a row and then discuss with an adult which is first, last, 4th etc
All children         Capacity pages
Here is a capacity investigation you could try https://nrich.maths.org/12491
 

 

Lions and Giraffes                   4 pages from CVC booklets
Monkeys and Elephants            4 pages from Initial Sounds booklet


• Handwriting– write capital letters, Q, R, S, T and match with q, r, s, t
e.g. Q Q Q Q     q q q q     R R R R     r r r r   etc.


• Complete           Make a list - Things made from Milk page


• Watch https://youtu.be/0iddP76w8JM then complete Milk Sequencing page


Here is a great experiment using milk https://youtu.be/4HKN966GRl4
You can email us photos or videos of your experiments, we would love to see them.

Well done Miss Shilliday 
On Friday she did a 19km walk to raise money for Cancer Research

Have a look at what Gzim and Caoimhe have been up to this week.

Week 1st June

Can you believe it? The last month of P1, not as we'd hoped it would be but we are so proud of you! Keep going, you are doing so well. I hope you are enjoying all the activities that we have been setting for you. We love receiving your photos, please keep sending them to us!

Complete the following pages from your pack:

All children: Sort the bears and Word Problems page both sides

Lions and Giraffes 4 pages from CVC booklets

Monkeys and Elephants 4 pages from Initial Sounds booklet

All children complete the –et and –en page.

Handwriting – try to write Capital letters M, N, O, P and match with m, n, o, p

  • Complete Farm Syllables page and Farm Animal/Zoo animal sort page 

For a little bit of extra fun!!!

  • Miss Brown has been having great fun making a Farmer's market, can you make your own? Have a little farm shop - sort into vegetables and fruit,  grow above ground or under the ground, like them or don't like them!! You can practice making price tags and using coins. I've posted a few pictures to show you what you could do. 
  • Can you make/draw/paint something that would help the farmer with his daily work - a scarecrow, a tractor, a sheepdog
  • Why don't you check out Yogatime - on the farm on Youtube
  • Walking water science experiment - https://funlearningforkids.com/rainbow-walking-water-science-experiment-kids/

As always we hope that you have a really good week, take care and make sure you send us pictures of what you have been up to. We really do miss you!!

Here are some of the things P1M have been up to this week 

Week 25th May
It was lovely getting all your emails last week. We loved seeing what you have been up to and it would be great to see your floating and sinking experiments this week.
Have fun and try not to get too wet!


• Word Families: in your book write as many words as you can that end with the sound “en” eg ten, men
• Pick a book or read one online from www.oxfordowl.com
Try and predict what will happen next/at the end of the story, look out for key words you recognise and see how many words you can find that start with the same sound.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/ladybird-spots
• Complete the following pages from your pack:
Circles and Squares                Colour by answer and Toy Shop
Triangles and Rectangles       Sporty Subtraction and Quiz Subtraction


Lions and Giraffes                Middle ‘e’ words and Middle ‘a’ words
Monkeys and Elephants        CVC words both sides


• Handwriting – write capital letters , I, J, K, L and match with i, j, k, l
e.g. I I I I I I i i i i i i , J J J J J J j j j j j j etc.
• Complete Farm Animals Following Directions
• Complete Which Materials float activity – please feel free to swap for items you have at home
Here are some fun floating and sinking games and activities you can try


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgTnoYolc0I

https://www.sesamestreet.org/toolkits/stem/sink-or-float

Here are some of the photos you have been emailing. Keep them coming.

It has been lovely seeing what you have all been up to and I miss seeing your smiling faces in the mornings. 

Week 18th May

  • Word Families: in your book write as many words as you can that end with the sound “op” eg hop, pop
  • Story of 10 – how quickly can you recall the number facts for 10
  • https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/mental-maths-train click on addition cart and up to 10
  • Pick a book or read one online from www.oxfordowl.com
    Try and predict what will happen next/at the end of the story, look out for key words you recognise and see how many words you can find that start with the same sound.
     
  • Complete the following pages from your pack:

Circles and Squares       Gumball Tens and Ten Frames both sides of pages

Triangles and Rectangles  Bright pencils and Food picture addition both sides

Lions and Giraffes        Beginning Sound Review and Middle Sound Review

Monkeys and Elephants    CVC look and write both sides                             

All children complete the -op and -ot word families page

  • Handwriting – try to write Capital letters E, F, G, H and match with e, f, g, h eg. EEEE eeee FFFF ffff
  • Complete the Living and non-living page

Complete Match it up for Spring

Why don’t you try some Spring Craft, artycraftykids.com have lots of fabulous ideas!! We can’t wait to see how you get on, maybe we’ll make some too 

Have fun and stay safe, we miss you!! Keep sending in the pictures, we love to see how you are doing :) 

Week 11th May


This week you will beginning to use pack 2. If you haven’t collected your pack, then email/phone the school about times available for pick up.


Thank you for your emails it has been lovely to see everything you have been up to at home.


• Word Families: in your book write as many words as you can that end with the sound “an” eg pan, fan.
• Pick a book or read one online from www.oxfordowl.com
Try and predict what will happen next/at the end of the story, look out for key words you recognise and see how many words you can find that start with the same sound.
• Story of 10 – how many ways can you add to make the number 10, try thinking of 3 or even 4 numbers that add to make 10.
• https://www.topmarks.co.uk type in count the yeti, there are 3 levels- have a go!
• Complete the following pages from your pack:


Circles and Squares                  Animal Train and Missing Number Additions
Triangles and Rectangles       Hide and Seek, Do the function
 

All children                 Sequencing How to make a Sundae and How to blow Bubbles.
                                  -at and -an word families page
• Handwriting – write capital letters A, B, C, D and match with a, b, c, d
e.g. A AAAAAA aaaaaaaa, BBBBBBBBBB bbbbbbb etc.
• Complete the Lifecycle of a Ladybug sequencing page
• Why not go on a ladybird hunt or have a go at making your own.
There are some great ideas at https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/ladybird-crafts
Remember you can email us photos of anything you have made.

 

Week 4th May

New packs are available to collect from school today between 2pm and 2.40pm


Both P1 classes have now been registered with Oxford Owl which gives access to lots of books that can be read online.


www.oxfordowl.co.uk           Class login at the top of the screen (purple button)
Username: rosettap1          Password: Reading


Select age range and browse the books
Oxford Reading Tree books are great for practising high frequency words while
Read Write Inc books are good for phonics and sounding out.

This week's activities

• Word Families: in your book write as many words as you can that end with the sound “in” eg fin, pin
• Pick a reading book from your pack or from Oxford Owl website – read the story, question your child on what is happening in the story, talk about how the characters are feeling, what might happen next etc.
• Story of 9 – how many ways can you add to make the number 9
• https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/mental-maths-train click on addition cart and up to 10
• Use different sized containers – yoghurt pot, cup, milk container to fill a bucket. Estimate how many of each container you will need to fill the bucket
• Complete the following pages from your pack:
Circles and Squares           Pumpkin Sums page
Triangles and Rectangles    In the garden page
All children complete the Write my sound page for end sounds.
• In your book draw a picture for each stage of the lifecycle – egg, chicken, hen

 

Week 27th April

We hope you have been enjoying the sunshine and been taking some of your learning outside. Here are this week’s activities, have fun!


• Word Families: in your book write as many words as you can that end with the sound “ot” eg cot, pot
• Handwriting book: x and z pages – draw three pictures beginning with each sound
• Watch on Youtube – Letterland x and z
• Pick a reading book from your pack – read the story, question your child on what is happening in the story, talk about how the characters are feeling, what might happen next etc.
• Story of 8 – how many ways can you add to make the number 8
• https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/helicopter-rescue count on and back within 10
• Fill 3 different sized containers to make them half full
• Complete the following pages from your pack:


Circles and Squares           Snake maths page
Triangles and Rectangles       Both sides of Counting up to 10 page


All children                            play keywords game,     x and z page 

• Watch on Youtube Come Outside Frogs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxlSGf9_amA

In your book draw a picture for each stage of the lifecycle – frogspawn, tadpole, froglet, frog

 

P1M

Week 20th April

I hope that you have had a super Easter break, the sun has been shining and Spring is definitely here! Hopefully you've had lots of fun outdoors and you are keeping safe.

Here are some more activities for you to work on this week. Enjoy!!!

 

  • Word Families: in your book write as many words as you can that end with the sound “at” eg cat, sat
  • Handwriting book: q and y pages – draw three pictures beginning with each sound
  • Watch on Youtube – Letterland q and y
  • Pick a reading book from your pack – read the story, question your child on what is happening in the story, talk about how the characters are feeling, what might happen next etc.
  • Story of 7 – how many ways can you add to make the number 7
  • https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10 choose level 1 subtraction to 10
  • Estimate and measure how many cups of water your kettle will hold
  • Complete the following pages from your pack:

Circles and Squares       Firefly Subtraction and the Picnic pages

Triangles and Rectangles  Subtraction to 5 and Pumpkin picture subtraction pages

All children complete both sides of Sight words page

q and y pages

Watch on Youtube the Story of the Very Hungry Caterpillar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75NQK-Sm1YY  in your book draw a picture for each stage of the lifecycle – egg, caterpillar, chrysalis and butterfly

 

 

Week 30th March


• Keywords: eat, little, help
• Make sentences using keywords
• Handwriting book: v and w pages – draw three pictures beginning with each sound
• Watch on YouTube – Letterland V and W YouTube – Alphablocks V and W
• YouTube – go hairy phonics song Great for practising the letter sounds
• Pick a reading book from your pack – read the story, question your child on what is happening in the story, talk about how the characters are feeling, what might happen next etc.
• Story of 6 – how many ways can you add to make the number 6
• Topmarks – https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10 choose level one, addition to 10
• Draw a picture that has a circle, triangle, rectangle and square in it
• Complete the following pages from your pack:
Complete Check up pages 11, or 12, or 13
All children complete both sides of Syllables page
Phonics v and w page
• Easter/Spring craft – There are lots of simple ideas at www.dltk-holidays.com

 

For more activities and ideas check out the new Home Learning Hub on Twinkl.
It is free to join just use the code UKTWINKLHELPS at www.twinkl.co.uk/offers

 

Week 23rd March

  • Keywords: have, said, want
  • Make sentences using keywords
  • Handwriting book: j and g pages – draw three pictures beginning with each sound
  • Watch on Youtube – Letterland j and g
  • Pick a reading book from your pack – read the story, question your child on what is happening in the story, talk about how the characters are feeling, what might happen next etc.
  • Story of 5 – how many ways can you add to make the number 5
  • Topmarks – https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/caterpillar-ordering play the Caterpillar games
  • Find 3D shapes in your house that are spheres, cubes, cylinders and cuboids
  • Complete the following pages from your pack: (check the front of your folder for group)

Circles and Squares       Cupcake Addition and Firefly Addition pages

Triangles and Rectangles        Picture Addition fun and Food Picture Addition pages

All children complete both sides of Rhyming words page.

                   Build an emergency vehicle from junk materials

Joe Wicks will be doing PE lessons every weekday morning! Check out his Youtube channel "The Body Coach TV" for PE with Joe, starting this Monday at 9am. Adults can join in too :)