Recommended Reading List
During this time, when children may not be in school, we have devised some suggested home-learning activities that you could complete at home to support your children’s learning, leisure time and routines.
For Parents/Carers: - Create a weekly timetable with your child to decide on which subjects to practice with your child each day. - Create a daily timetable. Routines are important for children.
- Some suggestions: wake up, wash your hands for 20 seconds, brush your teeth and eat breakfast.
Practise your 2’s, 5’s and 10’s and read a book. Have lunch, complete a task from below and a short
fitness routine, free time. - Keep fit indoors. Create a daily fitness routine to complete with your children.
- - Limit screen time. Use the IPad, phone or TV for short periods of time to break up the day. -
- Download free educational apps or visit the websites.
- Hit the Button (Maths) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
- Active Learn (Phonics and Reading) https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0
- Busythings (All Subjects) http://my.uso.im/elsley
- TTS have prepared packs for parents. Click on the KS1 Activity Book https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html
- White Rose lesson videos, worksheets and answer booklets (Maths)
- Play games with your children.
- Some suggestions: Card games, pen and paper games (hangman or noughts & crosses)
- Art activities linked to nature (drawings of trees or plants or a sketch of your local area)
- Create or invent a recipe to make with your child.
- For children: Each child will be provided with log in details for the following websites:
- Active Learn to support phonics and reading
- LGFL which has Busy Things -
- The Year 1 curriculum is covered in the CGP books. Please work through and try to complete the homework books with your child.
09:00 – 09:30: PE with Joe Wicks
09:30 – 10:00: Phonic Activities
10:00 – 10:30: Reading/Spelling practice
10:30 – 11:00: Play & Snack Time
11:00 – 11:30: Maths
11:30 – 12:00: Writing
12:00 – 13:00: Lunch Time
13:00 – 14:00: Outdoor Topic Activity
14:00 – 14:45: Indoor Topic Activity
14:45 – 15:00: Read a story, play a game or do a jigsaw
Primary French Builder App (£1.99)
https://www.duolingo.com/welcome to support learning in French
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p cover a wide range of subjects across the curriculum
- During Phase 4, adjacent consonants are taught e.g. fr(frog), dr(drip), nd(mend).
- These are introduced alongside the phase 2 and 3 sounds already taught in order to extend your child’s vocabulary.
- bench splash truth string train green fright float broom crook
clown spoil burnt stairs picture flower stork vent jinx went
- By the end of Phase 4 children should be able to read 14 more Tricky words.
- some come one said do when have there out like so were little what
- They should now also be able to spell the tricky words from
phase 2 and 3. (the, to, I, no, go, he, she, we, me, be, was, my,
you, her, they, all, are)
- Go onto Phonics Play website and play the free phonics games to reinforce blending and segmenting.
Username: march20 Password: home
- Mr Thorne Does Phonics on Youtube
- Learn counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.
- Write out your 2’s, 5’s and 10’s
- Time yourself reciting your 2s, 5s and 10’s
- Use different objects at home to make repeating patterns like we have been learning at school.
- Practice number bonds to 20.
- Ask your grown up to give you addition and subtraction number sentences up to 20.
- Choose a number between 1 and 20 – how many different ways can you represent it?
- Look around your home what different 2D and 3D shapes can you find?
- Can you make a picture using 2D shapes.
- Practice writing your numbers to 20 using fancy pens.
- Play some number board games like snakes and ladders and ludo.
- Number puzzles.
- Use mathematical language linked to weighing by cooking and weighing ingredients – focus on heavy, light.
- Can you measure and compare who the tallest person is in your family.
- Pretend to play shop keepers – using language linked to money, adding different amounts and finding change from 50p.
- Set up a little obstacle course and direct a member of your family around the room using simple language ie, forward two steps, turn left, etc.
- Read a book aloud to your parent or sibling.
- You have Brent library books, a World Book Day book and a weekly reading book
- There is a book uploaded in the Useful Links section of this page.
- Your teachers have set you books to read on Active Learn
- Collins have free online books. Click here https://collins.co.uk/pages/big-cat-ebooks and use the free log in details to sign in.
Then click the image of the purple lion
Choose to read either Yellow, Blue or Green Books
- Choose your favourite setting or character, draw a picture and describe it using some WOW words.
- Write a story - http://www.pobble365.com/ can inspire you.
- Write a daily diary about how you're feeling.
Topic & Outdoor Learning
- Look outside to see signs of spring – do a still life drawing of your favourite flower, tree, animal or anything else you might see.
- Have a walk in your garden/ local park – what minibeasts can you see?
- Help your grown-ups at home to make a yummy lunch for your family – remember to wash your hands first.
- Make up a song about keeping your hands clean and staying healthy.
- Use junk modelling to make a monster.
- Next term our topic is based on toys.
- Play with your favourite toy and write sentences describing how it looks and feels using adjectives.
- Use your imagination to write a story based on your favourite toy.
- Look back at previous knowledge organisers and see what you can remember. Get a grown up to test you.
PE & Mindfulness
- Joe Wicks 30 minute morning workout
- Joe Wicks 5 min kids workouts:
- Mindfulness and Yoga: https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga