Year 1 Learning Opportunities – Thursday 2nd April

Good morning Year 1!

Here is a list of the learning opportunities for today.

We hope you all have a thrilling Thursday!

Kind Regards,

The Year 1 Team!

English: Think about and share words and phrases that remind you of spring. Write and decorate a spring acrostic poem (see image below for inspiration)

Maths: Place Value application- How can each number be split up? How many tens? How many ones? Draw the pictorial representation for each number.

Tens and Ones

Challenge: Repeat the activity but increase the digits into hundreds, tens and ones. The hundreds could be represented as a large square.

Other: Sensational Spring!

Think about how our environment changes in different seasons (Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer). Follow the link below to read about and discuss the changes that happen during springtime.

Activity: Fold a piece of paper in half to create a springtime booklet. Remember to include a front cover, pictures and interesting facts, You can include as many pages as you want!


This weeks focus: wh ‘wh’ always comes at the start of the word (what, when) ph (dolphin, alphabet, elephant) ew ew always comes at the end (threw, grew, chew)

Phonics Bloom:

Phonics Play (free resources):

Letters and Sounds free Resources:

Any online game must be checked first by an adult and closely monitored,

READING: Please continue to regularly listen to your child read. It also benefits children to hear adults read to them and discuss the story.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: it is very important that the children get daily exercise. As well as having fun in the garden (throwing and catching, running, bouncing on a trampoline, etc) , some other fun routines for the children to follow are:

  1. Wake Up, Shake Up Lazytown
  2. Cosmic Kids Yoga.
  3. Joe Wicks Daily PE lessons.

These can be typed into a search engine by an adult who will then need to monitor them.

Have fun!