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Monday 8th June

 

Hello Year 1 

 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend. 

 

Today have a closer look at your sense of taste. Do you know which foods are sweet, sour, bitter, and salty? Perhaps you could try some different foods to see which group they should go in.

 

You might enjoy watching the video below to help.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zwn9j6f

 

 

Friday 5th June 

 

Hi Year 1, 

 

Today have a go at relaxing with some yoga.  

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZAaZDVqCiA

 

 

 

Thursday 4th June. 

 

Hi Year 1, 

 

I hope you are all having a great week. 

 

Today  I thought we could explore different shapes and patterns. They can be found all around us – from flowers to footballs, seashells to staircases. Today, draw some lines on bottle tops or pebbles (if you don’t have these, you could use circular pieces of card). See what shapes you can make with the lines. How creative can you be? 

 

 

Parents if you would like more information on this activity, have a look at the link below.

https://learning.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/SMG-Learning-Activities-Bottle-Top-Shapes.pdf

 

Wednesday 3rd June

 

Today have a go at making some cardboard animals. If you have any recycled egg boxes these are great for tuning into animals.

Ollie's Obstacle Course

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April's Obstacle Course

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Tuesday 2nd June

 

Hi Year 1, 

 

I hope you had a great day yesterday. 

 

Have fun creating an obstacle course in your garden today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 1st June

 

Hi Year 1, 

 

I hope you had a wonderful half term enjoying the sunshine. 

 

Today's challenge: 

 

Have you ever heard of your 5 senses? Today’s challenge is to find out about your 5 senses. What are they and which parts of your body to you use to sense the world around you?

 

You might enjoy watching the video below to help.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXQjhbtE0EY

 

If you are going back to school this week, watch the video from Miss. Hudson to find out a little bit about what school will look like.

Happy Half Term from Mrs Burgess

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Another story for my lovely Year 1

Friday 22nd May

 

Hi Year 1

 

How did you get on with the months of the year and the days of the week? Isabel sent a great video of her Olympic learning below. Make sure you have a look.

 

Today have fun creating some finger paint art.

Isabel Winning an Olympic Medal

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Thursday  21st May

 

Hi Year 1, 

 

Today have a look at a calendar or diary with an adult. Do you remember all the days of the week and which order they go in?  Can you say all of the months of the year in the right order too?  If your not sure have a look at the videos below. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5enDRrWyXaw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AvNq2CQnOI

 

Wednesday 20th May

 

Good Morning Year 1, 

 

This year the Olympic Games were meant to take place in Tokyo. Unfortunately, they have been delayed until next year but we can still have lots of fun finding out about them. Today, try to find out what events happen at the Olympics. You might like to draw a picture or write some sentences about what you find out.

 

You might also want to create your own family Olympics Games for either this week or half term.  

 

 

Tuesday 19th May 

Hi Year 1, 

 

How did you get on making musical instruments?

 

I had a lovely surprise in my inbox yesterday! Take a look below and see who sent me a video of there AMAZING musical instrument. 

 

Today, you might like to start the 30-day lego challenge. 

 

Imogen's Musical Instrument

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Monday 18th May, 

 

Hi Year 1, 

 

I hope you had a lovely weekend. 

 

Today why not have a go at making your own musical instrument. 

 

  

Friday 15th May.

 

Hi Year 1,

 

How did you get on with your number hunt? 

 

Today I am sat looking out of my window and I can see that the sky is blue and the sun is shining! I wonder what the weather will be like tomorrow and how I can that find out? Have you ever heard of a weather forecast?  You might have seen it on the TV or on a mobile phone.

I wonder what different weather you can think of and if you can draw some symbols to show what the weather is. What symbol will I see if it is sunny like today?  What will I see if it is going to snow?  

Thursday 14th May

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Wednesday 13th May

Have a go at making an aquarium today.  Can you find out any interesting facts about fish? Where do they live? What do they eat?

 

 

Tuesday 12th May

 

Did you enjoy being up in your hot air balloon yesterday? I wonder what you saw? Ollie found this link and thought everyone might like to see Oxfordshire from the air. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-oxfordshire-52571849/coronavirus-the-thames-valley-from-the-air-in-lockdown

 

Today's challenge is to be a bird detective. What birds do you get in your garden or in your local area? Sit quietly in your garden, looking out of your window or in a green space on your walk. What birds do you see? Can you identify them from this sheet?

 

 

 

Monday 11th May

Good Morning Year 1, 

 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend enjoying the sunshine.  

 

Today I would like you to imagine you are back up in the hot air balloon flying over the UK. What would you see as you flew over the cities and what would you see as you flew over the countryside? What is similar and what is different?

 

 

Thursday 7th May

Hi Year 1, 

 

How did you get on with bridge-building?  

 

On Friday people all around the UK and Europe will be celebrating 75 years since VE day. This was the day where the 2nd World War ended. During the war people had to live their lives differently to normal. They didn’t get to see their friends and family as much as they would like and they couldn’t do all the things they normally enjoyed doing. A bit like us at the moment.

During the war some people, who had to be very brave, and were given medals to celebrate how brave they had been.

I think you are all being very brave at the moment so I thought you might like to make yourself some medals. You could even make some for other people in your family too.

 

 

 

Wednesday 6th May

Hello Year 1, 

 

How did you get on making your hugs? 

 

Today, can you help the Gingerbread Man

 

The Gingerbread man can’t get across the river to escape being eaten, can you help him? What can you build to get him across the water?

 

How can you make your bridge as strong as possible? You could make it out of straws, lolly stick, paper, cardboard or recycled plastic. Which material will work best? Does the design of your bridge help make it stronger? Below are different types of bridges you might like to look at before trying to build your own. 

 

Tuesday 5th May

 

Today you might like to mail a hug.

Could you brighten by sending them a hug in the post? Maybe an aunt or uncle; Granny and Grandad or a friend.

Draw around your head, arms and chest. Then colour it in and cut it out. You could include a letter to let them know what you have been doing.

 

The Sea Saw

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Monday 4th May

 

Hi, Year 1 

 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend. 

 

Create a shadow today. You can either do this inside with a lamp or outside (if it’s sunny). Make your shadow as big as possible and as small as possible. Can you find out why we get shadows?

 

 

 

Friday 1st May

 

Good Morning Year 1, 

 

Today is the first of May. It is a special day called May Day. May Day started to be celebrated in Roman times and in the past is was celebrated as one of the only days farmers had off work. We still carry on with some of the traditions including dancing around a maypole dancing, Morris dancing and crowing the May King and Queen. Today you can choose to draw a picture of maypole dancing or make yourself a flower crown.

 

               

 

 

 

 

Thursday 30th April

 

Wow! I loved the pictures of your super-teds!

 

Today why not take a virtual trip to the Zoo. What interesting facts can you find out about the animals? You could draw a picture and write down some of your facts. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/results?sp=mAEB&search_query=VIRTUAL+ZOO+DAY+LIVE

 

Wednesday 29th April

Good Morning Year 1, 

 

I wonder which snack you decided would be best to take on a long walk. 

 

Today’s challenge is to draw a picture of a super-teddy bear.

 

If you would like you can enter your picture into a national competition that John Lewis are running to raise money for the NHS Hospitals.  They will choose the best bear and it will be made into a cuddly toy to be sold at Christmas with 100% of the profits going to the NHS. I have put a link to the competition information below. #DesignYourSuperBear

 

https://www.johnlewispartnership.co.uk/media/press/y2020/jl-and-wr-launch-soft-toy-design-competition.html

 

 

Tuesday 28th April 

Hi Year 1, 

 

I have seen some great robots. Did you enjoy making them? 

 

Do you remember the hot air balloon ride we took last week? I wonder what else we might spot from up in the clouds? Another thing we might be able to see is mountains and hills. Find out the name of at least one of the tallest peaks in the UK. 

 

If we were going to hike up one of the mountains it would be a long walk so it would be important to pack a snack. Mozart can’t decide which fruit would be best to take. Ask your family and teddies what fruit they think we should take. You might want to create a tally chart or pictogram to help show what they decide.

 

 

 

 

Monday 27th April, 

 

Good Morning Year 1, 

 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend in the sunshine. 

 

Today's challenge is to make a junk model robot. Can you give it a name and send me some photos of it. 

 

  

Don't forget to also have a look at the writing challenge for this week in the weekly writing section of the website. 

 

 

Friday 24th

 

Hi Year 1, 

 

Thank you for all the photos that you have been sending me. I can see that you have all been very busy bees and all the photos are making me smile a lot. 

 

Have a go at learning a poem today. Here is one you might like to learn.  You could copy it out and illustrate it.

I wonder what plants you have in your garden. If you can, have a look around your garden and find some plants and flowers that are growing. Remember, some plants can make humans feel poorly, so it is best to ask mummy and daddy before touching any of them. 

 

A little Seed

A little seed for me to sow

A little soil to make it grow

A little hole, a little pat,

A little wish, and that is that,

A little sun, a little shower.

A little while – And then, a flower!

 

Parents,

 

It was lovely to speak to so many of you yesterday. For those of you who I haven't managed to speak to yet, I will try again today (just for a quick check-in).  It will be from an anonymous number - so if you are available it would be great to speak to you.

 

Mrs Burgess

 

 

Thursday 23rd

Hi Year 1, 

 

How did you get on with finding out about capital cities? What was your most interesting fact that you found out?

 

Today’s challenge is to make some art from leaf rubbings.

 

 

Choose some leaves that are safe to pick (mummy and daddy may need to help you with this). The best leaves are ones with thick veins. Put the leaves under a piece of paper so that the back of the leaf is against the paper and gently rub the top of the paper with a wax crayon or chalk.

 

Why not have a go at this weeks writing task on the website. Don't forget to send me pictures of your work. 

 

 

The Rabbit the Biscuit Tin and The Dark

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Hi Year 1,

I thought I would share another story with you.

Enjoy!

Wednesday 22nd

 

Hi Year 1, 

 

Did you enjoy growing your own rainbow? 

 

Today, why not imagine that you have taken a hot air balloon ride high into the sky.

You may want to watch this clip to help you imagine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lrd0TiER_J0

 

If you flew above the UK (England, Wales, Scotland and Northan Ireland) what might you see?

 

One of the things that you would see would be cities like Oxford.

Each of the countries that make up the UK has a capital city. Find out what these cities are called and an interesting fact about each of them. You may want to watch this clip to help you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6vmFlNIEPE

 

Tuesday 21st April 2020

 

Good Morning Year 1, 

 

How did you get on with your shape hunt yesterday? Did you find some interesting shapes? I wonder how many you found. Today's challenge is to have a go at growing your own rainbow. Challenge: Can you find out what absorbing means? 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iZCNnYewmk

 

  

 

 

 

Monday 20th April 2020

 

Hello Year 1, 

 

I hope you had a wonderful Easter. What did you get up to? We had a lovely holiday and missed you all. 

 

Today why not take a shape hunt around your house. How many shapes can you find?

 

Challenge:

If you fancy a challenge, can you also find any 3D shapes?

 

This week's learning is posted on our Year 1 home learning page. 

 

Don't forget to send me photos of what you are doing Year1@chalgrove.oxon.sch.uk

 

To our Chalgrove family...

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P.S: This video was taken before social distancing, don't worry!

Friday 3rd April

Good Morning Year 1, 

Did you have a go at the experiment below?  I wonder which material you found worked best. 

 

Today you could:

Phonics - have a go at ue' words. 

Maths - Have a look at the daily White Rose maths lesson. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Have a go at some easter art. You could use one of the ideas below or create your own idea. 

 

 

Thursday 2nd April

Good Morning Year 1, 

 

Today you could:

Phonics - have a go at ir' words. 

Maths - Have a look at the daily White Rose maths lesson. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Topic -  

 

 

 

Wednesday 1st April

Hello Year 1, 

 

Have you had the chance to watch the story I have posted below? If you haven't make sure you take a look. 

 

Today you could:

Phonics - have a go at 'oy' words. 

Maths - Have a look at the daily White Rose maths lesson. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Topic - Pick one of the parts of the body you labelled yesterday and see if you can find out more information about it. Do you know how your tongue tastes food or how your eyes see? 

The Book With No Pictures

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A story for you to enjoy!

Tuesday 31st March 

Hi Year 1, 

 

Did you manage to look at any photos? Did they make you giggle?

 

Today you could:

Phonics - have a go at 'ea' words. 

Maths - Have a look at the daily White Rose maths lesson. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Topic - Learn about the parts of the body. Draw a picture an add these labels.

mouth, foot, ears, hair, leg, elbow, shoulder, eyes, thumb, knee, nose, finger, hand, toes.  

Challenge: Do you know where your brain, heart and lungs are? 

 

 

Monday 30th March 

 

Good Morning Year 1, 

I hope you had a lovely weekend. 

 

Today you could:

Phonics - have a go at 'ou' words. 

Maths - Have a look at the daily White Rose maths lesson. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Look through some old photos of when you were a baby. If mummy and daddy have any photos of them growing up, have a look at some of them too. Write a story based on one of the photos. 

 

 

Year 1 - 

I just wanted to send a quick message to say have a great weekend. I am so proud of all of you who have been doing lots of great learning this week. If you have sent me a letter or photo thank you so much. They have made me smile a lot and I have put them on our photo page. 

Please remember to continue being ready, respectful and responsible to all of your family over the weekend.  

 

Parents - 

Star of the Week goes to all of you. You are all doing an amazing job. Well done for surviving your first week as teachers. I know these are incredibly difficult circumstances but try to take this weekend to relax. You certainly deserve it. 

 

Have a wonderful weekend, 

 

Mrs Burgess. smiley  

 

 

Friday 27th March

Hi Year 1, 

 

I hope you enjoyed another sunny day. 

 

Tomorrow you could:

Phonics - have a go at 'ie' words. 

Maths - Have a look at the daily White Rose maths lesson. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Have a go at baking something. This could be with mummy or daddy in the kitchen or pretending to bake something with playdough or in the garden. 

 

Thursday 26th March

Hello, Year 1, 

 

I hope you have had another lovely day and that you are remembering to be ready, respectful and responsible. 

Beethoven practised his counting today. He got all the way to 20 but he still needs your help to count to 100. He says he hopes you are practising so you can help him out.  

 

Tomorrow you could:

Phonics - have a go at 'igh' words. 

Maths - Show your mums and dad how good you are at adding numbers under 20.  

Write a story about Beethoven on an adventure. 

Go on a bear hunt in your house or garden. (I am sure you can remember the words.)

 

If you want to take any pictures of your learning you can send them to Mrs Stone and I will try to put as many as I can on the website. Laurie sent me a lovely letter which I have put up for you to see under the Year 1 photos. 

 

 

Wednesday 25th March

Hi Year 1.

 

How was your day? I hope you managed to enjoy the sunshine. Well done if you did great listening today. I found a few little bugs in my garden that I thought you might like to see. 

 

 

Tomorrow you could:

Phonics - have a go at 'ee' words. 

Maths - Show your mums and dads o'clock and half past 

Do 20 star-jumps 

Build a castle. 

 

Tuesday 24th March 

 

Hello Year 1. I hope you enjoyed your first day of home school and that you all listened carefully to your parents. Here are some more ideas of things you can do today. 

 

  • Practise reading Phase 3 and Phase 5 sound mats (below) to an adult.
  • Now read and sound button 'au' words. (The real and nonsense words and sound button sheets are below. Show your mums and dads how we sound button in class).  
  • Count back from 100. Focus on going from 20 to 19, 30 to 29, 40 to 39, 50 to 49, 60 to 59, 70 to 69, 80 to 79 and 90 to 89 as these often trip us up.
  • You have been learning about how Christians celebrate Easter with Mrs Clough. Jewish people celebrate Passover at this time of year. Can you find out something that is similar to Easter and something that is different to Easter? How many similarities and differences can you find?  
  • Have a go at making some binoculars. See what bird and insects you can spot outside.  

 
Monday 23rd March 

 

Hi Year 1,

 

Welcome to your home school! Even though we are not with you, Mrs Burgess, Mrs Clough and all our class teddies are looking forward to teaching you at home.

 

This is a chance for you to show off to your Mummy and Daddy just how clever you have become this year. Mrs Burgess and Mrs Clough are still going to have really high expectation. Please make sure that you are Ready, Respectful and Responsible - just like you are in class.

 

We are going to write on this page daily so that you have some new ideas about what you could be doing each day at home.

 

You are all fantastic children and I am so proud of how much you have learnt this year. Keep learning at home. I can’t wait to hear about all the new things you are learning.

 

Ideas for Monday - 23/03/2020:

 

Practise reading Phase 3 and Phase 5 sound mats (below) to an adult.

Now read and sound button 'ay' words. (The real and nonsense words and sound button sheets are below. Show your mums and dads how we sound button in class).  

Count to 100

We have been looking at maps in class. Have a go at making a map of your local area. 

Sing - Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes. 

 

Keep happy and healthy,

 

Mrs Burgess and Mrs Clough

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