Year 1

Homework
There will be no homework set for the final week of term.
Term 3 Archived Homework
This week we would like children to identify 3d shapes around the home. Please support them in identifying a variety of 3d shapes and recording them in their homework book. The children will also have their weekly spellings to learn.
This week’s homework is solving word problems. Please help your child to identify the important information in each question, including the the operation e.g. addition or subtraction. All children will receive the same spellings this week, as a review of spelling patterns taught this year.
This week, the children have been asked to use their powers of persuasion. They must choose an object from around the house and think of as many adjectives as they can to describe it. Children will also have weekly spellings found in their homework book.
This week’s homework is to create a poster to advertise VHPS. Please encourage your child to think about appropriate adjectives to describe school. Spellings consist of learning number names to 10. All children will have the same spellings for this week.
This week we would like children to think about festivals celebrated in their home countries. Please could they draw pictures of what happens or important events within the festival and add a sentence to explain what they have drawn.
We would also like to draw your attention to the Arabic spellings that can be found on the school app under the Arabic homework tab. You will find useful videos to demonstrate how to write each spelling correctly.
This week’s homework is to complete the number sentences using all four operations. This sheet along with weekly spellings can be found in your child’s homework book.
 
We would also like to draw your attention to the Arabic spellings that can be found on the school app under the Arabic homework tab. You will find useful videos to demonstrate how to write each spelling correctly.
This week’s homework is to make an Easter bonnet/hat for our Easter bonnet parade. Children will need to bring their bonnet to school on Sunday 16th April.
Weekly spellings can be found in your child’s homework book.
Term 2 Archived Homework
Please help your child to write a fact file about themselves, filling out the template in their homework books. The children also have spellings linked to their weekly phonic sessions.
This week’s homework is to match each numeral with the number in words. As a challenge, children can try to write the word for each number found at the bottom of the page. Children will also have weekly spellings to learn relating to the sounds or tricky words covered in their phonics groups.
This week for homework children have been asked to cut out and order paper pencils from shortest to longest. As an extra challenge, they can use a ruler to measure and record their length in centimeters. The children will also have weekly spellings that can be found within their homeworkbook.
This week the children have been asked to imagine that they are astronauts. What would they like to pack in their suitcase if they were to spend 6 months on the space station circling earth? The children can draw pictures and labels to record their ideas.
The children will also have weekly spellings, linked to the spelling patterns learnt in phonics sessions.
This week, please help your child to carefully draw a plant from the garden (or park). Ask them to add as many labels as they can. What parts of the plant can they name? This is in preparation for our new Science topic on plants starting after the holiday. The children will also have a new set of spellings to learn for the first week back.
This week, children have been asked to think of examples of different types of animals (mammals, amphibians, reptiles and insects). They must draw their examples in the correct boxes of the table found in their homework books. Children can extend this activity by adding captions or labels for each group.
In English this week, children have been learning the spelling rules associated with the suffix ‘-ing’. Please help your child to change the verbs in their homework book by removing the final ‘e’ and adding ‘-ing’.
This week’s homework can be found in your child’s homework book. Your child will need dice and counters to complete the game. Children will need to move their counter around the board landing on different numbers. They must accurately count the tens and ones, otherwise missing a turn. The winner is the first person to reach the finish box.
Term1 Archived Homework
This week children have been asked to turn words from present to past tense by adding the suffix -ed. As an extra challenge, they could then try to use these new words in a sentence. The worksheet can be found in your child’s homework book.
In Maths this week the children have been thinking about odd and even numbers. Please support your child to colour in a path of odd numbers to help the squirrel find the acorns in the middle of the number square.
Over the extend break, children could also look closely at the coins and notes used when visiting the shops. Can they add small amounts together? Can they recognise the different denominations of notes and coins?
Greater than and Less than
 
For homework this week children must use the symbols > (greater than) and < (less than) to complete each number sentence. As an extra challenge they can then add the correct phrase to finish each sentence in words. This sheet can be found in your child’s homework book.
This week the children have been asked to look for two items in their house that would not have been present in a Victorian home. Children will then draw and label them in their homework books.
Year 1 homework can be found within your child’s homework book. This week please support your child to read the sentences on the sheet and then think of ways to add describing words. Children should try to say these sentences out loud before attempting to write them.

This week’s homework is to use a number line to answer subtraction questions. The sheet can be found in your child’s homework book. Please start on the left hand side of the page, the questions will become progressively harder.

Children will revise all tricky words learnt so far by playing ‘tricky word’ snakes and ladders. This can be found in the Year 1 Homework book.