Year 1

All children at Westwood Academy have access to Purple Mash.  Your child’s teacher will set work on here.  Check the alert button on your child’s home page for work that has been set.  Otherwise, there are 1000s of fun resources for your child to explore on here, for all curriculum areas.

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/westwood-ol9

 

 

Reading

All children now have access to MyOn which is an online library, containing thousands of books, quizzes and book reviews. Children should have their logins for this in their yellow reading records.

Follow the link here- https://www.myon.co.uk/login/index.html

 

Phonics

Watch and Learn 

Letters and Sounds 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP_FbjYUP_UtldV2K_-niWw 

The Department for Education have released some great, easy to follow phonics lessons that will support the teaching of phonics at home. They are a fun way to learn and revisit different sound families.

Mr Thorne and Geraldine the Giraffe 

https://www.youtube.com/user/breakthruchris 

The children love watching Geraldine the Giraffe and Mr Thorne’s Phonics.  You can use the ‘YouTube Kids’ app to make sure your children aren’t exposed to inappropriate advertisements. 

Alphablocks 

bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks 

An excellent BBC resource for your child to watch. Available on iPlayer. 

                                                

Play Games 

Teach Your Monster to Read 

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/  

A fabulous Phonics game! Children can progress through levels suited to their Phonics Phase. Free to use on a laptop or computer, but apps also available for iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle tablets. 

                                               

These websites are excellent for playing phonics games with your child:

phonicsplay.co.uk/

phonicsbloom.com/

        

 

Maths

All children in Y2 have been issued with a TT Rockstars login to practise their times tables:

play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

Numberblocks is another excellent BBC resource available on iPlayer.  Watch here:

bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b08bzfnh/numberblocks.

 

You could also look at nrich which is a great resource and has lots of games and activities to play.

https://nrich.maths.org/primary

 

Topic

Spring 1 - Year 1 will be studying London. Follow this link for some great resources -

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/london-in-the-united-kingdom-shared-with-history-ey-transition-unit-b8a0

 

Spring 2 - Year 1 will be studying hot and cold climates. Follow this link for some great resources -

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/understanding-brazil-1068

 

Music

Oldham Music Development have put together a resource for children in Reception to access from home also. Please see the password underneath to log in to the reception area of The Music Service Website;

Westwood Yr1

  p996499

  almond

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Westwood Academy: Believe, Achieve, Succeed

Middleton Road, Oldham, Lancashire, OL9 6BH

Miss S Wimperis: Principal

0161 627 4257

info@westwood.theharmonytrust.org

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