Home Learning: Birch & Rowan Classes (Year 1)

Teachers: Miss Holyoak & Miss Buckingham

Please find below the remote learning information for your child’s class including a weekly timetable and home learning pack.


KS1 newsletter 05.01.21


Week 1 – w/c 4th Jan

Week 2 – w/c 11th Jan

Week 3 – w/c 18th Jan

week 4 – w/c 25th Jan

Week 5 – w/c 1st Feb

Week 6 – w/c 8th Feb

Week 7 – w/c 22nd Feb


The timetable shown on this class page gives an overview of the activities set for the children each day. Some tasks will be set as a ‘2Do’ in Purple Mash. Classes will also have a daily Purple Mash blog where more detailed instructions for activities will be provided.

To access your Purple Mash class blog:
Log in to Purple Mash.
Click on the green ‘Sharing’ icon (top left of page)
Click on ‘Shared blogs’
You should now be able to see your daily class blog and can click on it to access your task instructions.

Purple Mash


Please read the information in the PurpleMash Blog which explains the activities in the packs.

Week 1 home learning pack Year 1

Week 2 home learning pack Year 1

Week 3 Home Learning pack Year 1

Week 4 Home learning pack Year 1

Week 5 Home learning pack Year 1

Week 6 Home learning pack Year 1

Week 7 Home learning pack Year 1

Phonics resources

Phase 3 flashcards

Phase 3 sound mat

Phase 5 flashcards

Phase 5 sound mat


Word pack 1

Word pack 2


Twinkl are offering ‘Phonics Live’ session at 9.30 every week day for parents and children through their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/twinklparentsgroup and you can watch previous lesson on the YouTube channel Twinkl Kids TV.

Home Learning – Suggested Activities

Reading Comprehension Questions

100 High Frequency Word List

200 High Frequency Word List

Common Exception Word List

Quick Links