Year 1 Home Learning

Remote Learning work is set directly for children within our learning platform MS Teams. It is expected that work is completed unless the child is not well enough to access the work.

Work should be submitted via Teams wherever possible to enable teachers to monitor engagement, provide support and give feedback to children more easily.

Whilst the majority of contact will take place via Teams (where children can speak or message teachers directly), you can also contact the teacher via the class email account at Please be aware that teachers respond to this email in and around teaching in class and monitoring Teams, therefore responses will be sent as soon as possible to any enquiry.

Parents/Carers: Please read the E-safety note at the bottom of this page.

Suggested Daily Timetable


All the English Units we are studying can be found on Microsoft Teams in the Year 1 team area.

Please get in touch with school if you are unable to access Microsoft Teams for your child.


Children need to regularly practice their hand writing skills. Here are some resources that could be helpful:

Letters and Sounds – Phonics

Mrs Brooke has recorded phonics videos and these will be uploaded onto Teams each week.

Further phonics resources can also be found below:

Flashcards are a great resource for children to practice their recognition and recall of phonics sounds and tricky words. Here are the phonics sounds and tricky words Year 1 children are expected to know by the end of the year.

Phonics Play has lots of useful games for the children to play and practice what they have been learning. It is free to access at the moment:

Daily Reading:

All children are expected to read on a daily basis. It is important that they are given opportunities to answer questions and discuss the text/story with an adult. Should you require additional books, you could visit the Oxford Owl free E-book Library available at


Maths work is set as daily assignments in Teams.

Learn by hearts:

Here are the learn by hearts for Year 1. These are basic skills that each child should regularly practice and know off by heart with little or no hesitation:

Learning Challenge:

Learning Challenge work is set as weekly assignments in Teams.


Science work is set in Teams on a weekly basis.

Daily Skills Practice:

Children should continue to learn and practise their key skills. This should include practising their phonic skills:

Phonics Play


RE learning is set via Teams.


PHSE and P4C tasks are set within Teams

School Values:
Oak National Academy host assemblies and collective worship sessions in partnership with the Church of England and other organisations, which cover the values we learn about in school. Please see the following page for further information and links. Faith-at-Home



Visit our ‘PE with Mr B.’ page for PE lessons on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Additional Learning Opportunities:

In addition to the above, children can visit the following sites, which we also use in school, to help consolidate or continue their learning:

E-safety Note for Parents & Carers

During periods of school closure and home learning, children’s time spent online increases, as such it is important that we remain vigilant about online safety and ensure that out children are protected when using technology. Please could we remind you to ensure your internet settings are up to date, children are using ‘child friendly’ online search engines (such as or Kiddle for example) and you could revisit the SMART rules which we teach in school to ensure that your child knows how to keep themselves safe. Our E-safety page has more information. If you need any further support in online safety, please contact us.

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