St Mary's C of E Primary School

Faith in Everyone to Shine Brightly

College Road, Purton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 4AR

01793 770239

If you have any questions specifically relating to this work, we can be contacted using our special ‘class’ email addresses below. 

(Please note, these email addresses should only be used for matters relating to home-learning. We will of course endeavour to reply as soon as possible, but do be aware teachers can only send emails from this account on weekdays between 08:30 – 17:00.

All other issues or queries should be emailed to and they will be forwarded to the appropriate member of staff.)

Miss Reid - Discovery  Class - 03:

Mrs Imeson - Voyager Class - 04: 



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Frankie Wheeler(less than a year ago)

Hello the ten frames the bottom one has 6 aliens the middle one has 4 aliens if you moved them togerher it would make 10 6 + 4 = 10 so only one frame would be empty. Good maths thinking Frankie. From Mrs Imeson

Dani Fliski(less than a year ago)

I went sledging down a big hill with mummy nanny and my brother Ethan. It was great fun.

Frankie Wheeler(less than a year ago)

Frankie thinks the pictures are 2 different wood logs painted black. Thank you for your super guess Frankie. I thought it was a carpet and I was really surprised it was a feather. Were you surprised? Mrs Imeson

William Hodges(less than a year ago)

I built a snowman and went out on our sledge that is very old because it used to belong to my Mummy!

Dani Fliski(less than a year ago)

I have found 12 ways using adding subtraction and multiplication

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Year 1's Home Learning Hub


Welcome to Year 1's Home Learning Hub!

Here you will find learning tasks to do if you are at home.  If you have any questions regarding the work, please contact us using our class email addresses and we will be very happy to help.  We will try to get back to you as soon as we can.  

Take care and stay safe,  

Mrs Imeson and Miss Reid



Thank you for the wonderful work and photographs.  We are proud of you all shining so brightly! 

Can you spot any of your amazing work? 

Can you see any of your friends?  (Photos from 25.1.21 onwards.)

Please keep reading and enjoying lots of different books - 

The full list of our Year 1 50 best books can be found HERE

Through Wiltshire Library you can read eBooks, eMagazines and listen to eAudiobooks on tablets and smart phones - for more information click here.  

For details on joining Swindon Library to access online books click here.  


Click the image above to access Oxford Owl site.  Click the 'My class login' button. Please email for the login and password.

Here you can access an enormous selection of eBooks and you can now access the Floppy's phonics extra practice zone too!  There are also other tips and resources to support home learning.    


Mathematics in Year 1

Key Learning and Vocabulary

Click the links below to access our knowledge organisers.  They capture the key learning for the term and list the specific language that we will be using in each year group. In our maths lessons, we explain how we know something is correct and reason by using mathematical vocabulary.  (These will be added to throughout the year.) 

Term 1 = Click here

Term 2 = Click here

Term 3 = Click here

Term 4 = Click here

Term 5 = Click here 

Term 6 = Coming soon

Calculation Policy

This document shows the main methods taught in year 1 for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  

Calculation Policy

Useful information and links to Mathletics and Ed Shed.  

Subject Activity Notes


Please have a go at completing addition and subtraction problems to 20 using practical resources at home.   


Spelling and Handwriting 

Log onto EdShed using your username and password.

Click 'challenges' and have a go at the challenge set (click play).


Login to Letter-join and explore the site.




Phase 3 sounds below that you learnt in Reception.   

In Year one we learn the Phase 5 sounds.

Reading Please keep reading and enjoying lots of books.  See the library links above.  

Common Exception Word Mat for Year 1.  

These are words we need to recognise when reading and try to spell correctly in our writing.  



Look at our 'Shining Brightly' slideshow from the start of lock-down.

Do you remember when we were all at school and went for an Autumn walk?  

The Phonics play link below is one we use a lot in the classroom and the children will be very familiar with the games.  Lots of our home-learning will be using this website.

Username: jan21

Password: home

Oxford Owl for Home

Lots of free resources for Primary age



Twinkl is no longer free to access



Get moving and keep fit with these great videos and activities for children of all ages.

Animal watching


Khan Academy

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.


BBC Learning

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.



Creative computer programming

National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.



Learn languages for free. Web or app.


Mystery Science

Free science lessons


The Kids Should See This

Wide range of cool educational videos


Crash Course Kids

As above for a younger audience


Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home.


Paw Print Badges

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.



All kinds of making.



Cbeebies Radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.


Nature Detectives

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!


British Council

Resources for English language learning

Big History Project

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.


Geography Games

Geography gaming!

Red Ted Art

Easy arts and crafts for little ones


The Imagination Tree

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.


Toy Theater

Educational online games


DK Find Out

Activities and quizzes