Holy Cross R.C. Primary

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Year 1

 

Year 1A Class Teacher: Miss F Bogalski

Year 1A Teaching Assistant: Miss M Lee

Year 1B Class Teacher: Miss A Bradley

Year 1B Teaching AssistantMiss B Mena

 

 

Topic this term: Rio de Vida

What do we learn in Year 1?

KS1 Holy Cross Curriculum map

Maths in Year 1

RE Link 

 

 

Years 1 Learning Zone

Name of activity 

Area of learning

  Description

Kent Grid for Learning literacy games

English

The Kent Grid for learning literacy games site – 25 different basic literacy games to choose from. This link takes you to the hub where all of the games are explained.

Sebastian Swan

English

Eight simple stories about animals, beautifully illustrated with digital photographs. This is a particularly popular website which has been created by Kent County Council.

Word Wheels 2

English

A good site for learning about how a consonant blend can combine with a rime to produce a word. Suitable for high attaining Year 1 pupils and Year 2 pupils.

Animate Aesop’s fables

Reading skills

Watch and listen to animated versions of four of Aesop’s most famous stories about animals.

Spark Island

English

An ideal site for Year 1 children learning how to spell three letter words (consonant-vowel-consonant). The football imagery is likely to appeal to boys and girls.

Three stories about Digby

English

A series of three multimedia stories. Children can hear a simple story as well as doing a number of simple activities.

Barnaby Bear

English

Two good stories for children about this well known character who spends his life visiting different places. The stories help to develop children’s understanding about how places differ.

The Magic Key

English

Five and six year olds will love these literacy games. Set around the Oxford Reading Tree characters, children can practise where the full stops and capital letters go and have fun too.

 

Name of activity

Area of learning

  Description

Spooky sequences

Mathematics

Send the ghosts back to the den by finding the missing number in a simple sequence. A simple activity that assists children to understand how to count forwards and backwards in units of ten.

Class Clock

Mathematics

A brilliant tool for helping children tell the time using both analogue and digital times,

Higher and Lower

Mathematics

A great site for helping children to put numbers in order of size. There are two set of activities: the easiest ones on the left should be chosen for this age group.
Spin a Number
Mathematics
A counting game that can be played against the computer. Children count along a board, after having spun a number.

Find One Missing Number

Mathematics

Children are given some numbers up to 10 and have to decide which one has been left out. Good for becoming more familiar with the numbers from 1 to 10.

Rachel Rocket

Mathematics

Help Rachel Rocket to launch into space by counting in twos. A good way of helping children to practise counting on in units of two.

Snakes & Ladders

Mathematics

The familiar game of Snakes and ladders in an interactive format. Good for practising counting up to 100.

Test the Toad

Mathematics

Children can practise simple addition and subtraction calculations, using numbers no boigger than 12.

Number Jumbler

Mathematics

A BBC site designed for Year 2 pupils. A wide range of mathematical topics that children learn about in Year 2 are included.

ICT Games

Mathematics

A huge range of mathematical games that focus on supporting pupils’ understanding of different areas covered in the Key Stage 1 mathematics curriculum.

 

Name of activity

Area of learning

Description

Energy Home

Science

Do you know what energy is and what uses energy? Find out here by exploring the rooms in the house. A great site with audio and animations that are fun. The site also covers electrical safety and power generation.

Science clips

Science

A series of animations covering elementary science for this age group (and others). Click on the 5 to 6 year old science clips section.

Animal Magic

Science

A sorting activity about animals.

Minibeasts

Science

An interesting interactive site which provides opportunities for pupils to display their knowledge about insects.

Where do I live

Science

A simple drop and drag activity involving children placing animals in their correct environment. It assists children to understand the idea of natural habitats.

Odd one out

Science

Another drag and drop activity that assists children to recognise the difference between living things and non-living things.

 

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