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Blue writing (except links) is Year 1 work/extension



(Approx.30 mins – 15 min teaching video, 15 mins activity)


  • Join in to retell the story of the ‘Bat who learns to dance’
  • Maybe you could facetime a grandparent, friend or family member and retell the story to them!
  • Using Mr Gullian’s story map (or your own) to add some labels to the characters or label their actions.
  • Have a look at the example ‘Tuesday labelling example’ to see what I mean.
  • Put your label into a sentence or two. Remember finger spaces and full stops! For example,

The freezing bat flapped its wings to get warm.


  • Paper, pencils
  • ‘Tuesday labelling example’ and ‘Tuesday labelling’ sheet or your own story map from last week
  • Device to watch video


Maths (Reception)

(Approx. 30 mins)

  • Pause video at different points and complete challenges.


  • How many cubes are there?
  • Can you make different shapes with 4 cubes? Check that you still have 4!
  • Repeat with 5.
  • Gather cubes/cube shape objects and see how many different shapes you can make!


  • 5 Cubes – you could use: oxo cubes, bricks, dice, jelly cubes, chocolates – whatever you have J

Maths (Year One)

(Approx. 30 mins)

  • Watch this video: ‘Subtraction – taking away-crossing out’ (7mins)

Activity/ Resources:

  • Paper, pencils
  • Device to watch video
  • Separate sheet (Yr1 Tuesday Maths warm up + worksheet)


(Approx.  30mins)

  • Watch Miss Sutton’s video: ‘oo – long sound’
  • Pause it at the relevant points for your child to answer any questions, practise letter formation or to fill in each part of the sheet.
  • The sheet is called ‘Phonics- oo – long sound.
  • If you do not have access to a print, please don’t worry – children can write it out on a piece of paper, the sheet isn’t necessary but may just be handy as a reference J