Key Stage 1

Link to online resources – http://heathfieldprimary.org.uk/wp/home-learning-zone/

Classroom Secrets Logins

Link to Classroom Secrets Login – https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/my-account/

Badgers, Foxes and Hares have individual accounts which will be in their home learning packs

Owls –

username: 191869CHILDSFIRSTNAME                     password: Owls

Rabbits –

username:      243519firstname       password: 123

Squirrels –

username:     242945firstname                      password: 123

Hedgehogs –

username:           19642CHILDSFIRSTNAME              password: 123

Our Current Topic – Woodland Creatures

Look at information about woodland animals, their habitats, appearance, food etc Can you make an information book about different woodland animals?

Science – Plants – how they grow, what they need, instructions for how to grow plants / care for them. Can you draw and  label the parts of a plant?

Naming different types of plants / trees.

Design and Technology – designing, making and evaluating products. We have made bird feeders. Can you design and make a plant pot?

Art – can you do some detailed observational drawings of different plants / flowers?

Year 1

Reading Targets

Guidance on phonics can be found here – http://www.dovedaleprimary.co.uk/serve_file/201501

  • To learn all set 2 and 3 sounds.
  • To read real and nonsense / alien words with the set 2 / 3 sounds in.
  • To retell familiar stories
  • To read for pleasure – reading different books of choice.
  • To answer questions about the text

Before your child reads a book, ask:

  • Why did you select this book?
  • What makes you think this book is going to be interesting?
  • What do you think the book is going to be about?
  • Does this book remind you of anything else you’ve already read or seen?
  • What kind of characters do you think will be in the book?
  • What do you think is going to happen?

While your child is reading a book, try asking:

  • Will you catch me up on the story? What’s happened so far?
  • What do you think will happen next?
  • If you were that character, what would you have done differently in that situation?
  • If the book was a TV show, which actors would you cast in it?
  • Where is the book set?
  • If the main character in that story lived next door, would you be friends?
  • What does the place look like in your head as you read? Would you want to visit there?
  • Did you learn any new words or facts so far?

After your child has finished a book, ask questions like:

  • What was your favourite part of the book? Why?
  • Who was your favourite character? Why?
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned from the book?
  • Why do you think the author wrote this book?
  • Would you have ended the book differently? Did it end the way you thought it would?
  • Did the problem of the book’s plot get solved?
  • If you could change one thing in the book, what would it be?

Spelling Targets

To be able to read and write the Year 1 common exception words:

The list for all years can be found here – http://www.ecclestonmere.st-helens.sch.uk/serve_file/297332

Writing Targets

  • To write descriptive sentences using full stops, capital letters and adjectives.
  • Write about your favourite book characters / film.
  • Write your own story.
  • To write longer sentences using ‘and’.
  • To write instructions in order.
  • Can you write instructions for how to play a game? How to make something?
  • Write a diary about what you do each day.

Maths Targets

  • To know number bonds to 10
  • To read, write and order numbers to 50.
  • To know how many tens and ones in two digit numbers.
  • Addition and subtraction.
  • To name 2D and 3 D shapes and know their properties e.g. how many faces, corners etc
  • To count in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.
  • To tell the time (o’clock and half past)

Year 2

Reading Targets

Guidance on phonics can be found here – http://www.dovedaleprimary.co.uk/serve_file/201501

  • To learn all set 2 and 3 sounds
  • To learn all set 2 and 3 sounds.
  • To read with speed and fluency.
  • To retell familiar stories
  • To read for pleasure – reading different books of choice.
  • To answer questions about the text

Before your child reads a book, ask:

  • Why did you select this book?
  • What makes you think this book is going to be interesting?
  • What do you think the book is going to be about?
  • Does this book remind you of anything else you’ve already read or seen?
  • What kind of characters do you think will be in the book?
  • What do you think is going to happen?

While your child is reading a book, try asking:

  • Will you catch me up on the story? What’s happened so far?
  • What do you think will happen next?
  • If you were that character, what would you have done differently in that situation?
  • If the book was a TV show, which actors would you cast in it?
  • Where is the book set?
  • If the main character in that story lived next door, would you be friends?
  • What does the place look like in your head as you read? Would you want to visit there?
  • Did you learn any new words or facts so far?

After your child has finished a book, ask questions like:

  • What was your favourite part of the book? Why?
  • Who was your favourite character? Why?
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned from the book?
  • Why do you think the author wrote this book?
  • Would you have ended the book differently? Did it end the way you thought it would?
  • Did the problem of the book’s plot get solved?
  • If you could change one thing in the book, what would it be?

Spelling Targets

To be able to read and write the Year 2 common exception words:

The list for all years can be found here – http://www.ecclestonmere.st-helens.sch.uk/serve_file/297332

Writing Targets

  • To write descriptive sentences using full stops, capital letters, adverbs and adjectives.
  • Write about your favourite book characters / film.
  • Write your own story.
  • To write longer sentences using ‘and, because, but,’.
  • To write instructions in order.
  • Can you write instructions for how to play a game? How to make something?
  • Write a diary about what you do each day.

Maths Targets

  • Learn times tables – 2x 5x and 10x
  • To read and write numbers to 100
  • Addition and subtraction to 100
  • To name 2D and 3 D shapes and know their properties e.g. how many faces, corners etc
  • To tell the time including quarter past and quarter to