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.




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-



Watch and Learn 

Letters and Sounds 

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 

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. 


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


Play Games 

Teach Your Monster to Read  

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:




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

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


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



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


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



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



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