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Friday 22nd May


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Good morning Year 1! Today is Friday 22nd May. We are now in Summer Term week 5.


Happy Friday Year 1! Today is a special day because not only are we the last day before our May half term but because we are celebrating Luke's birthday today! Happy Birthday to Luke! On Tuesday Luke will turn 6! How grown up! We all hope you have a marvelous day. We shall all sing Happy Birthday to you!



Today you have English, Maths and Art tasks to complete. Well done for working so hard not only this week but for this half of the Summer term. I couldn't be prouder of my wonderful year 1 class. I can't believe its only half a term left until you are in year 2. Wow! Have a rest and fun break. You deserve it!


Today's Tasks

  • Spelling Test
  • 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.

Please see the below letter from Miss Pluckrose

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. 


Read the poem, First Dog on the Moon by David Orme. Re-read Five Little Senses and compare it to First Dog on the Moon.

Identify the two senses which are not mentioned in First Dog on the Moon – hearing and touch.

Complete Dog on the Moon and say in full sentences what Dog might see and what he might touch on the Moon.


English- Task 1


Today's activity focuses on whole, half and quarter fractions. 


This is a whole pizza cut up into 4 quarters. We would write this as 4/4.

Here is 1 quarter of the pizza we would write this as 1/4.

Here are 2 quarters of the pizza or half of the pizza. We would write this as 2/4 or as 1/2.

Here we have 3 quarters of a pizza. We would write this as 3/4.

Challenge task: 

Design your own fraction pizza. Write sentences to explain your toppings using the fractions we've learned this week.


1 whole, 1/2, 1/4, 2/4 and 3/4


Have a try at this fractions game!


We will be learning more about self-portraits in today's lesson. We know that is a self portrait is a picture that you have made of your own face. In this lesson you will be creating a collage self portrait.


A collage is a collection a piece of art made by sticking different materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric on to a backing.


Your collage self portraits will be inspired by a very famous Spanish artist called Pablo Picasso. 

This is one of his works of art.

Using magazines and newspapers you will cut out the features that you have on your face and stick them on to a piece of paper to create a wonderful self-portrait. Have fun!



This week's homework is to enter the RSPB's Kids WildArt 2020 competition. Create a piece of art inspired by nature – let your imagination run WILD! Click on the link below for more information.



Follow the link below to get your weekly spellings. 


I have also added some tasks on Mathletics. Let's see who can achieve that Gold Certificate!