Our Mission Statement:

Learning Together to Dream, Believe and Achieve. 

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Birch Class

 Welcome to Birch Class! 

 Mr Smith is our Teacher and Mrs Mills is our Teaching Assistant.

To find out more information about supporting your child/children's mental health regarding COVID-19, please follow the link below to the Young Minds website.



 Here we are starting the last week before the summer holidays! It was great to see you all last week and spend the day with you. 


For information regarding Black Lives Matter, please scroll down to the bottom of our page to find some useful links. 


Meet Fredrick McFrog!! He's living in our pond at home!


Our Home Learning. 

The Oak Academy learning shedule provides lessons for English, Maths and foundation subjects. They are providing fantastic resources, which include videos and tutorials from over 200 experienced teachers, that are easy to use and backed by the government. See the link below for more information. 




For more websites, please check the 'Useful links' section at the bottom of this page.


Home Learning Tasks for Week Beginning

Monday 13th July 2020. 



Please make time to read daily. Read a range of text types and genres and share stories together. Below are daily reading activities including useful links to FREE reading materials. 

We have FREE access to another reading website until the end of July.

click on:


And use the following login information:

          Username:  UKfreeaccess

          Password:   engage


Please read the text below and then answer the questions about polar animals. 




Please choose an audio book or an e-book to listen to from the websties below. For those of us that are back at school, we are using Oxford Owl and Raintree Online!

These websites are free but may require you to create an account. See if you can find something that really interests you to make it as enjoyable as can be!





It is really important that you continue to recap all of the phonics sounds that we have learned not only in Year 1 but in Reception too!

 Use the Oxford Owl website Phonics page again to  practice the 'phase 3' and 'phase 5' sounds and words.


Also have a look at the links below which take you to some great Phonics games!!

Phonics Play - Phase 3 games 

Phonics Play - Phase 5 games 

Phonics Play - Phase 4 games 

Family Learning Phonics 


Shared reading task - choose a book, poem, comic, magazine or web artice to read with a family member. This could be together, as a performance or even over the phone! This will help you to become a fluent reader. 



Please see below the writing grid to support writing in Year 1. 

For English this week, I am going to provide the links to the Oak Academy, learning about Poems. Please click below to access. Use this link each day and select the correct day to find each lesson. 

Oak Academy English Link


An alternative to Oak Academy this week is to complete the English Summer Booklet below. 

English Summer Booklet.




If you are following the Oak National Academy, please click the link below and choose the correct day.
This week's Maths link. 

An alternative to Oak Academy this week is to complete the Maths Summer Booklet below. 

Maths Summer Booklet.



Please keep practicing - 

- Number bonds to 10

-Number bonds to 20 

Here are some helpful videos for number bonds.


-Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s (2,4,6,8,10 etc) but also times tables (0x2=0, 1x2=2, 2x2=4 etc)


Black Lives Matter

A lot of important things are happening in the world at the moment and your child may have some questions. Please use these resources as a talking point if you would like to explore this with your child or if they are asking any questions that you are finding tricky to answer.





Daily Exercise should be happening EVERYDAY








Other Useful Links


Have a look at the BBC bitesize website - there are LOADS of great lessons and activities to have a look at.

Click here to find the Year 1 page. 


The Wildlife Trust have an annual nature challenge, 30 Days Wild!  That’s 30 simple, fun and exciting Random Acts of Wildness.

Please click here to find  the link below to sign up and find out more information. 









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