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Dear parents & carers of a wonderful Y1 child,

As you are aware, Sheffield schools will be closed for a short period due to the Coronavirus (COVID- 19). We want to minimise the impact this will have on your child’s learning so we have put together this bank of ideas to ensure your child will continue learning and consolidating their understanding whilst being away from school. In addition, we would ask that you access the school website daily to look for activities that have been set here by Miss Cupitt (Mon to Fri during normal school times).

Set Activities: 

Friday 27th March

Hello Year 1! Please follow the link to today’s activities

Y1 Friday 27th March

Some activities that your children could be doing:

  • Practice previously learnt spellings and put each into a sentence
  • Read lots of books (they don’t have to be from school)
  • Write book reviews
  • Practice number bonds (Top Marks Hit the Button https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
  • Create your own story (adapt a story like we did with The Night Pirates)
  • Create your own traditional fairytale
  • Make your own game and write instruction for how to play it
  • Look at activities on Twinkl as they are offering one month free for pupils of schools that have closed
  • Make up songs for each of the times tables (2s and 5s)
  • Look on our school website – Parents – Helping your Child with homework – for a list of useful websites

Great websites for maths and literacy

  • Classroom Secrets Kids https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/
  • Twinkl
  • Snappy Maths
  • Top Marks – hit the button is great for quick maths facts
  • Doodle Maths
  • Teach Handwriting – resources on each letter available on the website
  • BBC bitesize

Phonics and reading websites

  • Phonics Play
  • Forest Phonics
  • Teach your Monster to Read
  • Oxford Owl (some free reading books)

Links to free websites & resources:

Staff and parents can gain unlimited access to lots of lovely stories via this link:

https://sooperbooks.com/bedtime-stories/

Access Twinkl resources via: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer & put in the code: UKTWINKLHELPS

A full list of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings:

Here’s The Entire List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings

Many thanks & we hope to be back at school with everyone safe & well as soon as possible!

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