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Self Isolation Tasks

Year 1

We have attached the 100 HFW list of words your child is expected to know how to spell by the end of Year 1. Choose some of these words and practise them.

There are also some spelling games you can have a go at:


Here is a video on the phonics sounds. 

Jolly Phonics Letter Sounds (British English)

Here are some useful websites to practice your phonics. - Has lots of information and guidance for parents/carers Has lots of information, printable resources for each of the Letters and Sounds phonic phases, and also links to games aligned with each phase. - Offers a selection of interactive games for all phonic phases. Mostly simple games. - Has a great selection of games that link well with games in Letters and Sounds. - Make any words with this useful game. - Useful page

Number skills
please practise your recording of your numbers – can you go as high as 100?

Please practise your counting in 2s, 5s and 10s!

You may want to practise your number bonds (all the different ways we can make 10 or 20).

Here are some games you might want to use:

Please spend at least 30 minutes reading your book. You can use a book from home or your Rising Stars book.
You might want to ask some of these questions after reading to help with your child’s understanding and enjoyment!

You might want to spend some times practising your handwriting. Please practise letter formation. You might want to go onto capital letters when your child is confident.

We are including a list of additional tasks that you may like to have a go at which will support the Topics we are covering in class.
You can also have a go at a range of activities online on PurpleMash:


Below is a list of sites where you can use this to read books. 


Oxford Owl

There are a wide range of books here, many of which are tailored to children's reading levels.


Twinkl eBooks

There are some lovely illustrated books for you to read here with your child on various topics.


David Walliams 

The famous children's author is releasing some of his books as free audiobooks.


Audible by Amazon

During the period of school closures, Amazon is offering free audiobooks.


World Book Reader

This too is offering lots of free ebooks during school closures. 


Apple Books

Apple Books is offering lots of free ebooks. If you have an Apple device, you can download Apple Books from the App Store for free.


Book Trust

There are plenty of free eBooks here from the Book Trust.


Phonics Play Comics

There are lots of decodable comics here that your child can have a go at reading!

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