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Y1- home learning Friday 8th Jan 2021

Friday 8th January 2021


English – Live Online Session 9:00 – 10:30

LO: To be able to use capital letters.

I can identify and write capital letters.

I can use capital letters for names of people.

I can use capital letters for place names.

I can use capital letters for days of the week.


You will need a something to write with and something to write on for this session.

Click on the link below to watch the video for this lesson if you weren’t able to join it live.


Here are the links to the games/songs we used in the live session if you would like to do them again.  Or if you were unable to join the live lesson I mentioned them at the end of the teaching video so they are here for you:  (Big/small letters song)  (Jack Hartman song)


Maths –

L.O. To be able to use directional language.


I can move myself and objects left and right.


I can decide whether objects are on the left or right.


I can give my partner directions using left, right, forwards, and backwards.


I can record directional words with in sentences.


I can follow directional language and locate positions on a map.







Starter activity:  Demonstrate that we can tell our left from our right because our left hand makes an L shape encourage them to have a go, so that means that the other direction is right. Use link to encourage them.



Main Teaching: Use power point video link to model and explain the tasks- Slide 1 and 2 - look for the name of the shape to see whether the shape is to the left or to the right of the other shape mentioned. Do first one together.


Slide 3 and 4 - Draw a circle on the left- encourage your child to look for directional language- remind them of the L for left trick. Repeat with triangle on the right. 


Slide 5 and 6 - Decide the direction he needs to go to get to the slide, then the see- saw, then the swings. Use word bank for support.


Task: You can use an object home e.g a teddy, to decide where that teddy is in the room. Left or right.


Extension task: To show the teddy moving up, down, forwards or backwards.


A fun left and right activity video you might also enjoy:

A catchy song you might enjoy, or it might drive you mad (sorry)!



Phonics –

Your child should know which group they go to for phonics. If they are unsure, please contact us and we will let you know.  Below are the sounds that the children can practice next using some of the links below.

Phonics Play login details – Username: Thrapston Password: Thrapston

These activities can be used across both days.  You may wish to split them and do some on Thursday and some on Friday, or do all of them on Thursday and recap them all again on Friday. 

Please see attached document for group task below. 

Science –

LO. To be able to recap on our senses. 

SC. I can name the 5 senses.

      I can discuss what each sense does.

      I can explain why having a particular sense is important.

Please follow this link to recap our Science topic on senses.

  1. Watch the video.
  2. Label the senses.
  3. Complete quiz.  


We are looking forward to see how well you did in the quiz. Let you teacher know you score.


RE –

LO: To be able to identify special books.

I can share a book that is special to me. (Blue)

I can say why it is special. (Green)

I recognise that people have different specials books. (Green)

I understand that some books are special in different religions. (White)


Watch the video:


Task Questions:

Can you share which book is special to you.  Why is it special?

Is your special book the same as ours? What are the special books for other members of your family?

Do you know of any books that are special in different religions?  Do you share any of these in your home?


You could write about your favourite book and share this with your teacher. Or you could do a short video sharing your favourite book and talking about it using the questions above to help guide your answers.  These can be emailed to your teachers.