Home learning in Year 1


Compulsory Homework
  • Reading – (10 mins per evening) Children should be heard to read regularly – parents can write comments in the reading diaries to update teachers of progress at home
  • Phonics activities linked to the child’s current ‘phase’ of learning
  • Number bonds/tables  Children should learn number bonds to 10 and 20. Have a go at some times tables if you can!


Optional Homework Summer 2019
Homework Title:


Summer 1 – Jungle Adventure

Summer 2 Here come the dinosaurs





Suggested activities:

  • Can you create a 3d jungle scene using junk materials?
  • Write your own jungle play script – what different animals are in your play
  • Can you write instructions or make a poster about how to care for animals or pets?
  • Write a jungle adventure story


  • Can you compose a poem about dinosaurs?
  • Write a dinosaur fact file
  • Bake your own dinosaur biscuits
  • Create a dinosaur collage