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Home Learning Tasks for Year 1 Children


Please read daily for 15 minutes. Choose a book and talk about the characters, make predictions and relate the story to your own experiences. Ask an adult to ask you questions about the story to check your understanding.


Open Espresso – KS1 – English - Phonics. Open Scully’s Phonics and complete one of the activities each day. Watch the video and then complete the games which can be found on the right hand side. You can also go on Youtube and search for Phase 5 tricky word songs.


Open Espresso – KS1- English – Grammar and Punctuation. Complete activities for Word, Sentence, Text and Punctuation daily.

Write instructions on how to make a healthy sandwich. Don’t forget time conjunctions, bossy verbs and adverbs.

Write a story about a superhero that stops a robber from robbing the bank. Don’t forget to make the story interesting by adding adjectives and different forms of punctuation.

Write a description about a fire breathing dragon. What does he look like? What does he like to do? Don’t forget adjectives and conjunctions (and, because, but).

Write a recount of your favourite fairy tale story. What happens at the beginning, middle and end? Who are the main characters? What story language can you use?


Please practice counting forwards and backwards within 100. Example: Count on 7 from 22. Count back 9 from 33. Also practice counting in 2s, 5s and 10s.

Please complete basic arithmetic activities daily for 15 minutes. In Google, search for Hit the Button. Click on Number Bonds. Practise all games up to 10 and up to 20 as well as Doubles to 10 and Halves to 10.

Open Espresso – KS1 – Maths – Money. Watch the videos and then play the following activities: ordering coins, matching coins, matching coins and values, adding coins up to £2 and ordering combinations of coins. Also use coins in real life to practice ordering and adding total amounts.

In Mathletics, please complete the activities that I have assigned: number and place value review, number and place value review to 50, number and place value to 100 and comparing numbers.

History and Art/DT Project

Create a 3D model of your house using recycled materials. Label the different rooms in the house. Now imagine what your house would have been like if you were living during the Victorian times. What would be the same? What would be different? Write a diary entry describing what a day would be like in your Victorian house.


Science and ICT project

 In Science we have been learning about animals. Choose an animal to research using the child appropriate website You could also research the animal using non-fiction books.  Create a fact file about the animal that includes the following: what it looks like, what it eats, where it lives, is it a mammal/bird/reptile/fish/amphibian, other interesting facts.

You can create your fact file on a piece of paper or on the computer if you have one. Remember the skills we have learned in ICT: how to make text bold or underlined, how to change the font size and colour, how to type capital letters and symbols