East Crompton St George's CE Primary School

Proud to be part of the Cranmer Education Trust

Love of learning, Independence, God in our hearts, High achieving, Together as one family.

 Welcome to Year 1 

Class Teacher: Mrs Drysdale

Home Learning 2020 - 2021

Welcome to to the start of our new term and Happy New Year to you all.

Please find below important information about the home learning in Year 1.

Each week there will be a number of activities set on this webpage and on Purple Mash for each subject.  Children at home should try to complete all of these activities to maintain their learning in accordance with the National Curriculum. The activities are as follows:-

  • Maths - daily lesson to watch below and then a daily follow up activity to complete on Purple Mash
  • English - daily lesson to watch below and then one activity uploaded every Friday to complete on Purple Mash
  • SPaG - two/three activites uploaded every week on Purple Mash
  • Topic/Science - daily lesson to watch below
  • Phonics - two daily lessons to watch below

If you have any questions about any of this home learning, please mention them to me during our weekly phone call, or alternatively ring school and leave me a message.

Thanks you

Mrs Drysdale

Oxford Owl reading resources


We encourage parents to please read with your children daily and answer questions in the book. Please only let your child choose books that are from their colour band.

The class login details are:

Username:- stgeorges1

Password :- books

If your child has to isolate, please see the below table for the latest weekly home learning projects.

Week commencing Monday 11th January 2021 Phonics
Monday Reading 'ow'               Spelling 'ow'
Tuesday Reading 'oo' (zoo)      Spelling 'oo' (zoo)
Wednesday Reading 'oo' (look)     Spelling 'oo' (look)
Thursday Reading 'ar'                 Spelling 'ar'
Friday Reading 'or'                 Spelling 'or'
Week commencing Monday 4th January 2021 Phonics
Wednesday Reading 'ay'        Spelling 'ay'
Thursday Reading 'ee'        Spelling 'ee'
Friday Reading ' igh'      Spelling 'igh'

Useful home learning website links:


Phonics play


Phonics website 


Twinkl :- home-learning resources


Please use this link, which is currently free, with the attached offer code 

Some of the resources have been printed and sent with your child. Other useful resources are located under Year 1 school closure pack.




 Disney Dance along songs Aimed at ages 5 to 8, a variety of dance along videos with ‘This Girl Can’


Andy’s Wild Workouts Aimed at KS1 children, learn a variety
of fun movements with a theme


Year 1 Common Exception Words

Below are the common exception words for year 1, these are words that are tricky to sound out. We need to be able to read and write these words by the end of our time in Year one so practicing these regularly would be a fantastic help.