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Seahorses Home Learning

Hello parents and carers,

Well we have made it to the second week and we hope you have enjoyed your home learning. It was lovely to hear from some of you via email this week and we especially loved seeing pictures of you all doing fun learning at home. 

Please email us, we are at home too and it really brightens our days to see how you all are. Mrs Horne, Mrs England and I all try and respond when we can.

Everyday please login to Bug club to read and complete some phonics activities on phonics play. See login details below:

Please login to Active Learn (Bugclub) and read one of the online books. Make sure that you answer the comprehension questions. Your login details are in the front of your school reading diary.


Login to phonics play and play some of the games.

Phonics Play

username: march20

password: home

Remember if you want to get in contact with us you can email us at

Friday 3rd April

Good morning. Welcome to the last day of home learning before the Easter holidays. We have posted lots of ideas underneath to keep you busy during the holidays but you don’t have to do any home learning. We would like you to keep your reading up though please.


Today we are going to be writing sentences. Sentences need to start with a capital letter and end with a full stop. They need finger spaces between each word and they need to make sense.

The words below are jumbled up. Put them into the correct order and write the correct sentence into your home learning book.

For part two use the words below to make your own sentence. You will need to add some additional words to make sure it makes sense.

For example: On Tuesday we are going on holiday to Spain.


Can you practise saying aloud your doubles and haves to 10. Double 1 is 2, half of 2 is one, double 2 is 4, half of 4 is 2.....

Today we are going to be looking at making arrays.

Click on the link below and watch the video of the lesson and try and answer the questions as you go along. 

I will post the link to the activities below at the bottom of the page. The answers will be there as well to check if you got each question right at the end.

Remember rows go across and columns go down.

  You could use pieces of pasta or sweets if you don't have counters or just little pieces of paper. 


You have access to a brilliant computer programme called purple mash at home. There are loads of different activities for you to try on there. 

Today I would like you to try and use the paint programme to create your own Easter egg.

Instructions for accessing PurpleMash:

1) Go to

2) Type in the username and password (both are year1 with NO spaces)

3) Use the search bar to search ‘Easter’

4) Select the paint project Easter egg and have a go at creating your own.

I have posted my example one below. You can then save your creation and then email it to us. We would love to see them.

********** Happy Easter Holidays **********

We will not be setting daily home learning over the two week Easter holidays.  If the school remains closed after Easter, we will resume setting work on Monday 20th April.  In the meantime, try some of the below ideas that were set in the newsletter:

  • Have a tea party/indoor picnic for the people in your household.  Can you also create invitations and menus for it?
  • Build a den using blankets
  • Make sock puppets with old socks and create a little show
  • Make and decorate biscuits
  • Create a Easter egg or treasure hunt with clues
  • Look at family photos together
  • Make paper aeroplanes and have a race
  • Freeze toys in ice (put them in the freezer with some water) and then rescue them
  • Make up your own dance routine
  • Create your own computer art using Paint
  • Create something new using junk modelling

Or you might also like to create a happiness jar: 

If you don’t have a jar: a box, tub or bag will do.  Decorate it to make it look special for you.  Then add the things that make you happy to the jar on bits of paper. You can then get your jar out whenever you are feeling sad and it will remind you of all the happy things in your life. 

Thursday 2nd April

Good morning. Thank you to Aayat, Lawrence, Shaurya, Yash and Hassaan for your lovely emails this week. We love to hear what you are up to and see your work.


Make a list of how many things you can find in your home or outside that contain these vowel phonemes:

ai/ay/a-e     ee/ea/ey    

For example: train, tray, plate, feet, leaf, key etc.


Choose a picture (of your choice) from the link below ‘Once Upon a Picture’ and answer the questions below it.  

Click on the picture of your choice and then answer the questions about it. You could do it verbally or by writing the answers into your pink home learning book.

For example the octopus is one of the pictures from the website and below are the questions you could answer about it.


  • How did the octopus get here?
  • Why is it wearing a hat?
  • Is it speaking your language? Do you understand what it’s saying?
  • Where did the plants come from?


Can you count in twos to 30 and then back again to 0?

Can you count in fives to 50 and then back again to 0?

Can you count in tens to 100 and then back again to 0?


Today we are going to be looking at adding equal groups.

Click on the link below and watch the video of the lesson and try and answer the questions as you go along. 

I will post the link to the activities below at the bottom of the page. The answers will be there as well to check if you got each question right at the end.

Write out the repeated addition number sentence.


Today in Geography we can carry on our learning about the weather.

Follow the link below to complete some activities online.

Complete all three parts of the online learning activity.

Can you make up your own weather diary using weather symbols and draw it into your home learning book? We would love to see some photos of the weather diary that you have created. Email them to us at

Wednesday 1st April


Can you start by counting in 2s, 5s and 10s out loud. How high can you count to?

Now see if you can answer the questions on the picture below to wake your brain up.

Today we are going to be looking at making equal groups. Can you find groups of pencils, books, cars, grapes etc around your house and put them into 2s, 3s, 4s and 5s?

I will post the link to the activities below at the bottom of the page. The answers will be there as well to check if you got each question right at the end.

Look at each group of bananas. Is each group equal or unequal? Why?

Now look at the pencils. How many pots are there and how many pencils are in each pot? Repeat with the cookies.

Can you draw 5 equal groups of 6 spots into your home learning book?

Do Ron or Mo have two equal groups of cherries? Why?

If you don't have any objects at home you could use to answer number 5 you can draw groups of dots into your home learning book. 


We would like you to do some non-fiction writing today about Owls. Look at the website below or do your own research on the Internet.

Start your writing with the title Owls.

Use the following subheadings in your writing:

Where do owls live?

What do owls eat?

What do owls look like?

Can you draw a picture of an owl?


For example:


Where do owls live?

Owls live all over the world and can be found in many places from forests to deserts.


Design Technology

Today we are going to be learning about logos. First of all see what logos you can find around your house. Look on packages and clothes. 

This is probably one of the world’s most famous logos.  Do you know what the logos are for in the table below?

Today’s task is to design a logo. It could be for your name or for an object that you have at home.  Watch the clip below about Alex and how he comes up with a design for his logo.

You can do it on the computer or just using pens and paper. We would love to see your finished logos. Email a picture of them to us at


Tuesday 31st of March


If you can log on to the above, all the activities are there for lesson 2 which is counting in 10s. If you can't log in do the following in your books or you can print these activities out by using the uploads dated 31.3.20 below. Includin answers ....but don't peek till you try.




In your home learning books draw the monster and then write some sentences describing it. There are some words and phrases to help you, but we love to hear your own ideas. Remember to write in full sentences starting with a capital letter, using finger spaces and don't forget to end with the correct punctuation that we practised yesterday. Here's one to help you start:

The monster is called Terry and he has very short legs.


PSHE - Learning for Life

Today I want you try and remember what you can about a healthy diet and how to stay healthy. It's very easy to snack more now that we are all at home but remember you still need to balance out all those food groups and remember the importance of exercise. There is a powerpoint presentation below about BEAR and BEAR really wants you all to be healthy like him.


Now draw some healthy snacks for BEAR in his snack boxes below. You can always print out his snack boxes to colour in at home by downloading below but it's just as good to draw your own.


Monday 30th of March

If you can log onto I have put the exact link below for lesson 1 which is on capacity. In case you can't  find it, there is a page below (you can download and print out or you can copy the questions into your home learning book) with the activity pasted on. If you can get on to the website then it means you can do the activities for every day this week. There is also an answers page so you can check you have the correct answers...but no peeking before you try.




Full stops, question marks and exclamation marks are found at the end of sentences. Do you know what they are and when to use them?

Science 30.3.20


Watch the following science video on youtube