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Year 1

Year One 2020 – 2021
Mrs Broadhurst

Our Learning

Summer 1 – Class Information

(If you are isolating please scroll down the page to find out information about home learning)

Our new learning challenge this half term is ‘Which birds and plants would Peter Rabbit find in our local area?’

Please download the sheet attached for information on what we will be learning for each area of the curriculum. HT5 Topic Grid


Here is some useful information about Year One.

Year One children will be given homework to take home on a Monday. This will include spellings.

Year One common exception words will also be sent home to read, learn and remember. It is important that you encourage and support your children with their homework, but please do not do it for them. Homework should be returned, completed on a Friday morning. Spelling tests will take place on a Friday.

Please make sure that ALL items of clothing, including P.E kits, are clearly labelled with your child’s name. Please note that trainers are not part of the school uniform and must not be worn for school.

The children will have P.E on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please wear your PE kit to school.

Reading Books
All children will read in school at least twice a week and therefore it is important that the children have their books in school every day. Please read as much as you can with your child every night. Even 5 minutes will help. Please comment in your child’s reading record book too. (Children should not sign their own reading record book).

Please help us by keeping reading books in a reading book bag to keep them clean and dry and so that books are not lost or damaged as any losses/damages will need to be paid for.

I hope that this information has been useful and has answered some of your questions. If you have any questions, please feel free to come and see me after school or contact the office.


Thank you for all your support. We are looking forward to a fun and busy half term.

Mrs Broadhurst & Mrs Noden



Year 1 Learning during isolation – Links and further information

For each day that your child is at home, they need to continue with their learning  using the online resources listed below or given packs.

Please ensure that your child does this amount of learning every day. Your child will fall behind others in the class if they do not complete home-learning for every day they are still at home. (If your child is poorly they must rest).

Phonics (approx. 20 minutes) Online lessons available – Letters & Sounds For parents there is a short video (click) that shows you how children are taught to say each of the phonic sounds. Work through a sound each day.

Reading ( 10 – 15 minutes) Online books available – Oxford Owl   or own reading books


class login: horton2    password: yellow



Maths (about 30 minutes) Online lessons available – National Oak Academy

Or resources available in your packs

English (writing/grammar/handwriting/spelling)   (about 20-30 minutes) – Practise reading and spelling phase 3,4 and phase 5 tricky words in your exercise book provided.  Phase-2-to-5-Tricky-Words-Word-Mat Practise writing simple sentences with these words. Online learning also available on BBC Bitesize

Please practise  spellings – Work through 1 set per week. Spellings Half Term 5

There will also be paper activities in your packs.

Your child has logins for Purple Mash (stuck on exercise book in pack). Please use the exercise book for any learning.

If you need any advice please email the school on  info@hortonmill.oldham.sch.uk

Our new topic is about plants and animals  Y1 HT5 Topic grid


Other Useful Websites

For all areas of the curriculum Purple Mash – You have your logins in your packs to access many areas of the curriculum.

PhonicsPhonics Play

Phonics Fairy Stories

Mr Thorne does Phonics

MATHS- White Rose Maths Videos to support worksheets  (White Rose Maths Videos link) Click on the links below for the daily lessons.


PE   PE with Joe – The Body Coach  Join your children in a 30 minute exercise class and have some fun.

Oldham Sports Development Lessons  –  Oldham Sports Development Youtube Channel

DanceMusic Express

CBBC are also showing lessons on TV


Please do get in touch if you have any questions. info@hortonmill.oldham.sch.uk

Mrs Broadhurst


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