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Year 1 - May 21st 2020​​​​​​​

Please note this is a guide of what children will be doing in school, there is no requirement for all of these tasks to be completed each day! Timings are just a guide, do what suits you and your child each day.

Learning Timetable



20 minutes


Read your reading book…OR

Watch:  Carla’s Sandwich by Debbie Herman

Then read the uploaded extract 2 from the story.

  • Task: Read and Respond– Can you find the -ed ending verbs in the text? What does it mean by Buster ‘smacked  his lips?’ Can you find out what ‘dismay’ means? What does it mean by ‘ Carla beamed.’

1 hour


Use the link below and complete Summer Term- Week 5 - Lesson 4 Click here to access WhiteRoseMaths

We are aware that White Rose Maths have stopped their free worksheets that support their videos. Here is the link to BBC Bitesize where you can find additional activities and resources linked to the videos from White Rose Maths. If you go on the White Rose Maths website they too have the link to the relevant BBC pages that match the video for the day.

Also practise counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s


15 minutes

Spelling Practice

Summer term week 5 – words ending in air and are

See attachment for a handwriting sheet.

1 hour


Hopefully, you’ve had a go writing some detailed instructions for making your sandwich! Now, let’s get really creative! Can you design, a sandwich for one of the following characters or choose a character of your choice:-

Draw your sandwich and label it all, including the fillings. It’s a fictional (not real, make-believe) sandwich, so be as creative as possible!

For example, the alien may like stale moon cheese and crunchy asteroid sprinkles. The dragon might prefer crunchy bones and spicy lava sauce!

We have also created an additional list for writing ideas.

Lunch Break

20 minutes


Read phase 2, phase 3 and phase 5 sounds.

Pick a sound from phase 3 or 5. Make a list of as many words as you can with that sound in. Can you write 3 sentences using words that contain your sound.

Every day at 10.30am there are live Letters and Sounds phonics lesson. Check them out here.

Twinkl is also doing daily lessons, you can look back at all the lessons they have done so far. Check them out here.

1 hour


Sikhs tell many stories about their 10 Gurus. A ‘Guru’ is a spiritual teacher. Pupils will explore stories with meanings; this week we will look at a story about sharing what you have. (NB: many Sikhs refer to their religion as ‘Sikhi’ rather than ‘Sikhism’).

What is the meaning of the story of Duni Chand?

The story: you will need to start at 1.46 you may also listen to the first story if you like but our focus story is the story of Duni Chand.

Make a list of all the things the you can think of that show generosity, ensure the you don’t focus on just giving money/possessions away to other people.

What could rich Duni Chand do with his wealth?

Deep thinking

What can we learn from the story of Duni Chand and the needle?

What does the story mean?

Equality of one of our school values. What does it mean? Is anyone more important than others?



10 minutes

Doodle Maths

Log in to DoodleMaths and complete the extras set by your teachers.

30 minutes

Cosmic Yoga