Year 1 – Chestnut Class

Welcome to the year 1 class page.The year 1 teachers are Mrs Ward (Monday to Wednesday) and Mrs Brooks (Thursday and Friday) who are supported by Mrs Parkin.

Welcome to Year 1

Useful Information for Year 1
Staff working in Year 1 are:
Mrs Ward (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)
Mrs Brooks (Thursday and Friday)

Our writing non-negotiables for every lesson are:

• Correct posture is in evidence when sitting down to write.

• Finger spaces are evident between words.

• Capital letters are used for names and the personal pronoun ‘I’.

• Capital letters are used at the start of sentences and full stops at the end.

You can help your child by doing the activities below:

Spend at least 5 minutes every day working on counting on and back in steps of 2, 5, and 10 from any number.

Learn your number bonds to 10 e.g. 5+3=8, 5+5=10 etc…

Read at least 3 times a week with an adult and discuss the text.

Practice spelling and reading the tricky words phases 2-5.

Practice reading and writing your phonics.

(Tricky words and phonics are on the resources section of Google classroom Year 1.)

Year 1 grammar guide for parents.pptx

Spelling Guide for parents

Reading at Long Crendon School

Useful Links

EnglishICT games (all year groups): https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/literacy.html

Top Marks (EYFS) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/3-5-years/letters-and-sounds
Top Marks (KS1) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds
https://www.thetrainingspace.co.uk/product/super-sentence-stacking-detailandtimings-copy/
Book themed activities https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/
Amazon’s audible service has waived charges on a cache of children’s audio books.

Phonics:

Phonics Play – https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Maths:

Bubbles Multiples (year 2 +): https://www.teachitprimary.co.uk/bubble_multiples
ICT Games (all year groups): https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/index.html
Top Marks (EYFS) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/3-5-years/counting
Top Marks (KS1) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting
Top Marks (KS2) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/mental-maths
Carol Vorderman free access https://www.themathsfactor.com/

Science:

Whizz Pop Bang (all year groups): https://www.whizzpopbang.com/science-club/
STEM competetion for families at home https://www.newcivilengineer.com/latest/great-exhibition-at-home-challenge-launched-to-inspire-young-innovators-30-03-2020/

PE:

Cosmic Kids Yoga: https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
https://www.youthsporttrust.org/pe-home-learning
A range of activities that the youth sport trust have compiled to be completed at home

https://www.rugbycoachweekly.net
A range of rugby activities to complete from home

http://www.boingkids.co.uk
Physical activity through lots of fun games and activities

https://www.familyfuntwincities.com/physical-activities-for-kids/
Activities that can be done by the family with minimal equipment at home

https://www.unicefkidpower.org/fun-sports-activities-games-resources-kids/
Unicef resources which are great to complete at home

https://www.thepeshed.com
Loads of PE resources to be used

https://www.teachingideas.co.uk/subjects/games
Fun games to be completed from all ages

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=jump+start+jonny
Jump Start Jonny – fun daily workouts for children

ICT:

Hour of Code: https://hourofcode.com/uk

Music:
Music Klass – you tube

DRAMA:
National Theatre:
https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/learning/national-theatre-collection?queueittoken=e_safetyevent25mar20~q_da45d8a8-f6c4-44e6-92cf-cc4896db61d8~ts_1585483528~ce_true~rt_safetynet~h_d11cd865e98caa19d6e1ae2b44fd3829a6880af4abeeefe2e69cd624ebe12205

Wellbeing
Useful 5 course webinars for parentshttps://bounceforward.com/news/online-resilience-course-for-parents/

Useful websites recommended by the government

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education#english

Useful links