St. Thomas More

Catholic Voluntary Academy

Newstead Road, Leicester Leicestershire LE2 3TA

0116 2706365 | @STMleicester

This page was archived on Sunday 15th August 2020

Years 1/2 - Mrs Wheat and Mrs Whitmore

Pentecost 2        

 Welcome back to Home Learning Year 1

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 Hello everyone,

This is the start of our final week of Home Learning together! 

The Maths and English are below and we have got an activity this week that we will be sharing with your new teacher. 

Please use our class email to contact us and you can chat to your friends on the class blog.

We look forward to seeing your fantastic work this week.

Mrs Wheat and Mrs Whitmore



Statement To Live By  -I try to be accepting of others. 

        See the Home page for the Act of Worship for this Statement.

 Week beginning 6th July


Here is a link to this week's 'Storytime' video, using 'A Squash and a Squeeze'.

Maths Lessons - go to 

There is a short video and follow up activity sheets for you to print and complete. 

Year 1 Position, direction and turns

Links to video

Lesson 1          Lesson 2             Lesson 3           Lesson 4

Year 2 Litres, temperature and time

Links to video

Lesson 1          Lesson 2             Lesson 3           Lesson 4


English Lessons - go to 

Download the pack for your child's year group and follow lesson sequence. Activity sheets can be printed or tasks can be completed directly into Home Learning book. 

Year 1

Lesson 1          Lesson 2                 Lesson 3

Lesson 4          Lesson 5                  Guided Read Sleeping Beauty

Year 2 

Lesson 1              Lesson 2                 Lesson 3                Lesson 4             Lesson 5

RE Week 6

RE PowerPoint and activity suggestions



This week you will be finding out what class you will be in next year. To help your new teacher get to know you, please complete 'For My New Teacher'. You can print the document or draw and write straight onto a page. You may want to include some extra information that you would like your new teacher to know. Please send this through to your class email so it can be forwarded to your new teacher.


For My New Teacher



Please visit our Physical Education page for Active Anita and our new Virtual Athletics Challenge.



In Year 1, we will be focusing on the following targets.

You may wish to support their learning using the following links White Rose Maths, BBC bitesize, Oak Academy and Hamilton English


Read Year 1 Common Exception Words

 Read words using year group phonic expectations

 Answer questions that require retrieval, inference and prediction based on what they have read.



 Spell Year 1 Common Exception Words

 Capital letters and full stops

 Correctly formed and sized letters

 Write a sequence of sentences.


 Read and write numbers to 100

 Say 1 more or less within 100

 Count forwards and backwards from any number within 100

Add and subtract one and two digit numbers to 20

 Fluent with number bonds to 10

Try the daily Lego challenge @STMLeicester  if you fancy something creative. 

Don’t forget to ask your grown up to email a photo to our class email.


Please find below a link to some resources which you might be able to use at home as a family to help focus on your relationship with God and to spend some time in prayer.


Active Anita

Letter for Parents.         

Round 4 challenge.

Do you want to walk for charity like Captain Tom?

Lap for NHS FLyer

LC and SL Sponsorship Form NHS (1).pdf


Letter to go to Parents.pdf