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Brockenhurst C of E Primary School
& Pre-School

We Enjoy and Excel in the Presence of God

Year 1 - Thursday

Thursday 26th March 2020


I hope this finds you all well and enjoying your time together.  Below is today's learning - have a great day!

Miss Murphy  





Phonics Play

10 mins

Phase 3 – choose a game you would like to try (we have played buried treasure in class).

Read the word out loud, break it down and blend as needed.


15 mins

For your handwriting today, I would like you to do two lines of:

o, r, s.

Then using your HFW booklet, copy out the next 4 words.  As a challenge, write each of these words into a simple sentence. 


35 mins

Yesterday you created a house in science for the three little pigs.

Today I want you to write a persuasive paragraph, explaining why your house is the best one for the pigs. 

Why is it good for them to have?

How will it protect them from the wolf?

Why should they buy your house and not someone else’s?

Discuss your ideas with an adult before you begin writing.  You should aim to write for 15 minutes.


Stem sentences:

I think

You should

This house is the best because


Remember: take your time with your handwriting, check for your CL and FS.


5-10 mins

Read your own book from school carefully, keep working on your fluency.  Try and answer some questions that your adult asks.

Mental Maths

10 mins

See how many questions you are able to get through in ten minutes. 

Remember – you can draw images to support your workings out.

The answers are at the end.

Maths lesson

30-40 mins

Doubles – listen to the song about doubles.  When you play it again, join in as much as you can.


Using items from around your home, you’re going to practise your doubles.

Take an amount and write down how many you have.  Complete the sentence:

Double ___ is ____ .

Double ___ is ____


Some questions to ask during this activity –

What is double _____?

How do you know they’ve been doubled?


Task 1

Work out


Double 3 =

Double 4 =

Double 5 =

What do you notice?  What’s the same?  What’s different?


Now try:

Double 2 =

Double 4 =

Double 8 =

What do you notice?  What’s the same?  What’s different?


30 mins

What makes me special?

Yesterday, you wrote about all the things that you like and today you are going to continue thinking about you.  Let’s look at what makes you so special.

Work your way through the powerpoint, taking time to discuss the questions.

At the end complete the sheet, try and make it as colourful as you can.


30 mins

Time to be active.  You could follow Joe Wicks on YouTube, he is doing 30 minutes PE sessions every morning at 9am live but they are available at any point.  Or you could do some Just Dance.