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Friday 1st May


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Good morning Year 1! Today is Friday 1st May. We are now in Summer Term week 2.


Happy Friday Year 1! Today is a special day for two reasons; we are the first day of our new month of May and it is National Space Day!


Do you remember all of our learning about astronauts, the stars, the moon and the rockets? Today we have some fun learning about space day, I hope you are ready for lift off!



Today you have English, Maths and Art tasks to complete. Have fun on Space day!



Today's Tasks

  • Phonics, spelling test and handwriting.
  • English
  • Maths
  • Art

Let's start the day with a prayer.


Hail Mary

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.  Amen.

Phonics and handwriting


Please aim for 30 minutes (15 each) of handwriting and phonics per day.


Today is your spelling test, time to show your mummies and daddies how clever you are! Please see the new spellings words in the page below. 



Today's activity focuses on nocturnal animals. These are night creatures. Can you list all of the animals in the video and then draw a picture of a nocturnal animal?

Task 1- English- Night Creatures

Task 2- Maths- Difference between prices



Today's activity focuses on finding the difference between prices. We will be subtracting. This is similar to yesterday's activity when we found the change.


I have chosen the rocket for 12p and the lolly for 5p. I need to start with the biggest number first because I am subtracting. Let's count the jumps. The difference between 12 and 5 is 7.



Today is International Space Day! In celebration of this day you have the option to create either or even both of the below tasks. Get creative.... to infinity and beyond!

Space- Neil Armstrong moon landing

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Task option 1:


You could colour, paint or create a collage with these planet colouring sheets. Get creative!

Planet colouring sheet

Task option 2: Create your own Astronaut!

Please see the print out either a colour or black and white template below.​​​​​​


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This week's homework is to enter a competition to design your own superbear! Click on the bear and get designing!  Follow the link below to get your weekly spellings. We will be learning about un/compound words.