Online Learning 
Find some games and websites below that will support your child's home learning. Click on the titles or images for links to the websites. 
Phonics Sounds 
A great explanation in a short video on how to pronounce letter sounds 
Enter the free username: march20, password: home for access to all their games. 
Click on Resources; 
P1 - Phase 2 
P2 - Phase 4/5. Phase 5 has activities linked in to our spelling sounds. 
P1 - can switch between 3-5 and 5-7 year old sections of Letters and Sounds and Stories and Rhymes 
P2 - lots of variation within the 5-7 year old section 
Games for P2 include: 
Capital Letters - beginner and advanced level 
Does it make sense game? 
The Full Stop Game - beginner and advanced 
The question mark Game 
Singular or Plural? - Adding 's' 
Alphabetical Order Game 
Days of the Week 
Months of the Year  
Reading Sites 
These sites both offer free reading books for your child to access online at home, please try to access these fabulous resources once the reading boooks that were sent home have all been completed. If you are unsure about which colour band your child should be reading, please contact me via the email address provided in your child's pack. 
Access 330+ free ebooks from the Collins Big Cat primary reading programme. 
Go to Collins Connect and click on the Teacher portal and enter: 
Username: parents@harpercollins.co.uk 
Password: Parents20! 
and click Login. 
Click on the colour Band that your child is reading at (check stickers on books sent home) to see suitable books for your child to read. There are also Resources of 'Worksheet' and 'Teacher Notes' to go with each book. 
Click on  
> Levels  
> Book Band  
> Select appropriate colour band level that your child is reading at (check stickers on books sent home). 
P1 - can switch between 3-5 and 5-7 year old sections and any of the categories 
P2 - lots of choice within the 5-7 year old section 
Some favourites are: 
Lots of games to choosed from in the  
Numer - Number & place value and 
Number - Addition & Subtraction sections. 
Most of these games you need to select a level to work within e.g. 0-20, 0-50. 
An American website with more of an arcade game feel to it. Select suitable games within Grade 1 Level
A wide range of games, click on any from the list below to go directly to a game: 
You need to register to log in. 
Has a range of Literacy, Numeracy and Understanding The World games. Click on the different sections or 'Free' to see all games available. 
The children really enjoyed playing the different mouse control games in school during Play Based Learning! 
artjohn has lots of creative and simple art ideas and tutorials to create simple art. Follow him on facebook for some inspiration. 
Deep Space Sparkle has some lovely art project tutorials to watch and work along with. 
Gonoodle. Lots of movement games and fun dances tocopy and join in with. Also available as an app. 
P.E. with Joe Wicks. Keep everyone active and working out at home. A live video is posted every morning at 9am, but you can do it any time that suits!! 
Bible for Kids app. Has lots of interactive bible stories for children to listen to, read and play activities linked to the story. 
See the images below for some apps we use in school, for more detail, please email me, most are on the phonics apps and websites list in the linked document. 
Week 30/03/20 
I hope you're all keeping well and enjoying your time at home. I'm definitely missing all your faces, smiles and stories!! 
Number facts: Number stories of 1, 2 and 3. 
Phonics: ‘ay’ sound. Try the activities on phonicsplay.co.uk , username: home20, password: home and any of the games - Buried Treasure, Dragons den or Picnic on Pluto. Select Phase 5 and 'ay' sound. 
Week Beginning 23/03/20 
Short notes you may find helpful in navigating children's at home work. Please email me (email address in pack) if you have any questions. 
Phonics: ow/ou spellings - there are two ways to spell this sound. 
Can you spy the ‘ow’ sound words in the passage below? 
Brown Cow 
There was a loud sound. I went out of my house and I saw a brown cow. How can the cow shout? Now the cow sat down. 
Number facts – Doubles to 5+5 . 
You can also try ict games, Archery Doubles https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/archeryDoubles/index.html 
Or if you want to challenge yourself, try doubles to 10+10 using topmarks, Hit the button game https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button 
Work through phonics activities revising vowel sounds. 
Try these games: (you will need Adobe flash player for these) 
Revising writing, counting and ordering numbers 1-15. 
Practice lots counting of objects of oral counting, trying to start from different numbers and completing forwards and backwards. 
What comes before/after number ...? 
Use the number line provided if your child is finding this difficult. 
C Wilson 
Shared Education 
P1&2 have been enjoying getting to know boys and girls from St Joseph's P.S. better through shared education sessions based on the theme of 'The Farm'. So far we have learnt about Harvest, Farm Safety with HSENI, had a visit from the vet and Phils petting Farm, explored the life cycle of a hen, made our own butter, discovered the journey of bread and made straw dolls. 
Come celebtrate with us in term 2. Through our PLay Based Learning we have looked at familiar celebrations such as birthdays, weddings and Christmas. 
Down on The Farm 
In the first half of term 1 we have enjoyed learning and exploring all things to do with the farm in our play based learning. 
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