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St Francis Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy

Together we are exploring our special gifts; Together we are growing towards God.

Year One


The exercise book sent home with children is to record any work set through this website over the next few weeks which can not done on Purple Mash. A video showing parents how to upload their children's work to Google Drive and share with Miss Robson using a computer or laptop is available to view on the main home learning page of this website. 

Videos explaining how to access Purple Mash and also upload hand-written work or pictures to your child's Google Drive can be found on our school twitter feed https://twitter.com/stfrancisbrad

Please make sure to click 'Hand in' once a piece of work is finished so that Miss Robson can see it has been completed.

Maths and Spelling Shed link: https://play.edshed.com/login


Monday 23/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Read and Write numbers: Count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals

Tuesday 24/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Tens and Ones: Recognise the place value of each digit in a two-digit number (tens, ones)

Wednesday 25/3 - Go to https://www.j2e.com/jit5#pictogram and make a pictogram of different animals. Then in exercise books write some sentences about the pictogram e.g. there are 5 cats, there are 2 more dogs than rabbits. 

Thursday 26/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Longer or Shorter: Decide which is the shorter or longer of each object.

Friday 27/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Find the number on the number line 


Monday 30/3 - Purple Mash 2Do: Musical Chairs Game: Practise the 2x table with the table toons in the musical chairs game.

Tuesday 31/3 - Purple Mash 2Do: Recognise and name common 2-D shapes.

Wednesday 1/4 - Purple Mash 2Do: Money: Shopping with coins up to 50p. Identify 3/4 coins to pay with.

Thursday 2/4 - Addition and Subtraction Facts: Recall and use addition and subtraction facts to 20 fluently, and derive and use related facts up to 100.

Friday 3/4 - Look at the above Purple Mash activities for the last two weeks - make sure you have completed them all and clicked 'hand in'


Monday 6/4 - Purple Mash 2Do - Money: Coin Pairs Game: Recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes.


Every day at 11am, you can listen one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories, so sit down, take a break, and enjoy 20ish minutes of pure fun!



Monday 23/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Winter to Spring Poem: Write a poem about Winter turning to spring. Think about everything you can see changing as the season changes

Tuesday 24/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Human Acrostic Poem: Create an acrostic poem spelling out the word 'human'. It is like the FIREWORK poem we did in class.

Wednesday 25/3 - Go to https://www.j2e.com/jit5# Choose a template and write some sentences about the theme e.g. It is very hot in a desert. There is no way of saving on this site so you could take a picture of the screen or use the snipping tool on a laptop/computer.

Thursday 26/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Describing Spring: What happens during Spring? Think about the changes and what grows during Spring

Friday 27/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Hansel and Gretel: Retell the traditional story of Hansel and Gretel.


Monday 30/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Chocolate Crispy Cakes Recipe: Can you write instructions to make Chocolate Crispy cakes? Can you make them following your own recipe?

Tuesday 31/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Making Lists: Using commas to separate items in a list

Wednesday 1/4 - Purple Mash  2Do - Making Phrases Interesting: Expanded noun phrases. Use of added adjectives for description and specification.

Thursday 2/4 - Purple Mash 2Do - The Fox and the Hen: Parts of speech

Friday 3/4 - Look at the above Purple Mash activities for the last two weeks - make sure you have completed them all and clicked 'hand in'


Monday 6/4 - Purple Mash 2Do - Minibeast Cinquains: Write a minibeast poem that makes a pattern on the page, like a cinquain. That means the shape of the minibeast.


Phonics Play have provided free access during this time. You can access this at https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/  

The login details are:

Username: March20

Password: home

Religious Education

Tuesday 24/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Palm Sunday: Create an information text about Palm Sunday. Watch the video on the internet . Then retell the story.

Friday 4/4 - Purple Mash 2Do - Easter Research: What can you find out about Easter and Easter traditions?


Monday 23/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Life Cycle of a Butterfly: Order the images correctly and write sentences to describe the Life Cycle of a Butterfly.

Monday 30/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Minibeast: Can you invent your own insect? Think about the minibeast poem we preformed to everyone.

Tuesday 31/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Write some sentences to tell me facts about a mammal of your choice from what we have learnt in science.

Monday 6/4 - Purple Mash 2Do - Animal Needs: Write about the needs of animals.


Joe Wicks – The Body Coach  30minute PE Sessions for children    LIVE - Mon-Fri at 9am    https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 


Wednesday 25/3 - Purple Mash 2Do - Henry V111 Wives: Create a profile about one of Henry's wives. Find information on the internet or use what you remember when we covered the topic in History

Thursday 2/4 - Purple Mash 2Do - Tudor Homes: Write a set of instructions to build a rich Tudor house. Remember what Mr Bullock showed you in art about the Tudor houses.


Thursday 26/3 - Go to https://www.j2e.com/jit5#turtle  Choose the big bad wolf template and direct the wolf to the straw house, the stick house and finally the brick house. Challenge: start again and click 'advanced'. Choose the directions first and then press play to see if the wolf can get to all of the houses in one try - you might need to make some changes if you make a mistake! You could take a video of your wolf as evidence.


Wednesday 1/4 - Purple Mash 2Do - My Family: How many people are there in your family? Draw me a picture to show them all. Can you label them all?