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Maths Homework Challenge Spring Half Term

Maths Summer 2 Challenge 

Literacy Challenge Summer 2  

This half term we are looking at lots of different stories. We would like you to create your very own story. Can you create your own characters and setting of your story.  Rememeber your story must have a beginning, middle and an end.

Can you try and describe the any characters that are in your story?

Can you try and describe any places that your story is set?

We can’t wait to read all the exciting stories you have been writing.

Good Luck!                      






Science Challenge Summer 2 

This half term we are looking at the life cycle of a butterfly. We would like you to choose you favourite animal and find out the life cycle of it. You could create a poster, you can paint, draw, or use any materials you have to show the life cycle of your favourite animal.




Passport to the World 

Our Country this term is Kenya. Can you research this country and find out lots of information? You might like to create a poster, some writing or fact file about the beautiful country Chile. 





RE Homework Challenge – Summer 2  

In his letter to primary schools in the Shrewsbury Diocese, Bishop Mark challenges us to take care of our world through the choices we make in our homes, school, parish and local community. Below, you will find a link to this letter.  

The RE homework challenge for this half term is to take a photo of something you are doing as a family to look after our common home. Examples may include recycling materials correctly, reducing food waste, not wasting water, switching the lights off and thinking about the way you travel to school to name a few.  


Please could photos be emailed to the school office before the end of the school year - we look forward to seeing what you have been up to! 

Summer 2


Big Question - How Does my Garden Grow?


We are very excited to start learning all about how things grow?

 In our science lessons we will be looking at the life cycle of a butterfly. We are very excited to watch our class caterpillars turn into butterflies.  In RE we will be looking at mircales and how jesus performed them.




Please check the coloured sticker on your reading record for your spelling group. 


Please can you email in any homework that your children complete to the office. 


Please email your homework to or

Read, Read, Read!!



Please read every night with a grown up at home and ask them to sign your book.







In Literacy this term we will be looking at lots of different stories. We will be look at the different characters and how to describe them with adjectives. We will aslo be looking at where the book is set and how to describe them. Over the term we are going to be re-writing some of our stories in our own words.



'Phonics is a way of teaching children to learn to read quickly and skillfully.' DoE 2013. 


We are working hard to learn all our different phonic sounds. The children will be bringing home sound mats, words and games to support their learning in a fun way.


Please encourage the children to use these as often as possible.


We use 'alien words' each day to practise segmenting and blending sounds. These words are made up and really make us think about the sounds that we can see. 





Here is a list of all the spellings the children in year 1 should know.




In numeracy this half term we will be learning about number, addition and subtraction money and measuring, We will also developing our problem solving skills. 




Number pairs

Play the number bonds game by bursting bubbles that make pairs to 10 or 20. You have to be fast!



Mental Maths


Play 'Hit the Button' to answer questions as quickly as possible. Have fun!