Welcome to Year 1!
This year there are 39 children in our Year 1 class.
Mrs Robinson and Miss Bennison are the class teachers and are looking forward to a great year of learning. Through the year we explore, create, imagine and grow into super learners. We do lots of outdoor learning and always look forward to welcoming our chick eggs in the Spring Term.
Mrs Woof is the Teaching Assistant and will be changing reading books and supporting all our learners.
Click on the links below to access our library of free resources for home learning
Home Learning Updated weekly
Phionicsplay.co.uk. Username – March20 Password – home
Oxford Owl ebooks – Class Login – sto1 Password – 1234
Latest White Rose Maths Worksheets and Answers 6th July
Click the link below to access the latest guidance on in game chat on all major gaming platforms Think you know
Latest worksheets and answers from White Rose Maths
Online Safety Newsletter July 2020_St Oswalds
01 Wellbeing – Connect with Others 02 Wellbeing – Physical Activity 03 Wellbeing – Learning Something New 04 Wellbeing – Giving 05 Wellbeing – Being Present
Latest worksheets from White Rose Maths
Universal Church Topic
Christian Education Summer Newsletter 2020
Youth Sport Trust (YST) have created ideas for activities and challenges to stimulate young people’s engagement. Their aim is to, “unite the whole country – families, schools, sport and businesses – in a celebration of the power of sport to bring people together to capture the enjoyment, challenge and camaraderie they are missing out on” (YST, 2020).
Click the link below to access parental guidance for TikTok TikTok : Advice for parents
Activities and advice for safety around rivers, lakes, ponds and canals.
The Archbishop has recorded a video message for the feast of Corpus Christi.
Addition and Subtraction Worksheets Counting and Multiplication Worksheets Mass and Weight Worksheets Measurement Worksheets
This weeks maths worksheets from White Rose
Do you love dancing? Do you love Fortnight and Tiktok? Well, here is the challenge for you!
Well done to everyone who is keeping active during these strange times. Keep posting your activities.
A selection of videos to help with your phonics and reading learning.
Latest information regarding the closure of schools
Some great lessons and resources from the ASE.
After a busy few weeks with Art Week, Science Week and DT Week, you have been busy uploading your fantastic learning to Seesaw. We have loved seeing all the amazing posts. You are all doing amazing work! Keep it up. Here is a snapshot of some of what you have been up to over the […]
Writing resources for all year groups
Mass sheet and Bulletin for Trinity Sunday
New resources from the diocese.
Black Lives Matter 2020 Resource – June 2020 Picture News Special Resource – Black Lives Matter
Think You Know
Activity Packs www.talk4writing.com
Latest White Rose maths resources
The latest advice on gaming, Instagram and some reminders for using Zoom Safely
Mass sheet and Weekly Bulletin from the Parish
New resources from the diocese.
This week, alongside your home learning we have launched DT week. This is a great opportunity to practise your design skills. The focus will be on food technology so get your aprons on and get cooking! Find below the links to your instructions. We have split them into Infants and Juniors. DT week 2020 […]
Online science resources from BP.
Find below a site full of interactive remote lessons, resources, videos and activities to help teach online safety at home. SafterInternet – SMART
Well done to everyone who took part in our Nature inspired Art week. It was a huge success and we all loved seeing your creations on Seesaw. Here is a snap shot of some of the great Art you made this week.
Pope Francis’ Five Finger Prayer
Create your own music at home and raise money for NHS Charities together.
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Week 5 answer sheets
Explore the world of Art and History through these amazing virtual museum tours.
Online safety at home – Activities
Think you know – Online Safety at Home - Video
Talk for writing – Batch 4 Talk for writing – Batch 3 Talk for writing – Batch 2 Talk for writing – Batch 1
Den building is a great activity for all the family. Here are some designs from IKEA to get you started. Maybe you can draw and design your own den before you build it?
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WhiteRose maths worksheets to accompany the daily video lessons.
A great resource for children to practice skills set by our teachers
The latest from our Travel to Tokyo Dashboard.
A little look at some of your amazing learning from home.
This week we are launching Art week! Our theme is Nature around us.
7 Ways to support children and young people who are worried
Find below the latest activities from the South Ribble Sports Development team Home Activities Week 4
Click below to find a range of approved cycle routes from our friends at South Ribble Sport Development team.
Online Safety Newsletter May 2020_OnlineBullying
Year 1 & 2 School games activities Year 3 -6 School games activities
For all our budding film makers.
You can now enter the 2020 Childnet Film Competition from home
Find the links to all the maths worksheets for the White Rose maths video lessons for the upcoming week.
Friday 8 May 2020 is the 75th anniversary of VE Day – the end of the Second World War in Europe.
The Tokyo 2020 Games may not be happening this year but you can still get active, stay connected and win prizes with Travel to Tokyo, Team GB and ParalympicsGB’s official, free programme for everyone at St Oswald’s.
One of the most popular platforms online right now. Know the risks!
Some suggestions on how to celebrate VEDay from Lancashire’s History team Click here
New – Mission together home learning resources Mission together
New online safety resources from Think You Know!
New - Picture News Special Resource – VE Day 75th Anniversary 2020 New - VE Day 75th Anniversary Resource – April 2020
Lancashire School Games – Year 1-2 - Active at Home activities for years 1 and 2 Lancashire School Games – Year 3 -6 - Active at Home activities for years 3-6
Celebrate VE Day with us this Friday with a Stay at Home Virtual Street Party.
Resources to help promote prayer.
An exciting new Art resource looking at the seasons.
A great resource to sing along to at home. Sing up at home
Great new music resource for all year groups Out of the Ark
Captain Tom Moore Resource – April 2020 Picture News Paper Blank Picture News Special Resource – Captain Tom Moore 2020
Come in a have a look around Chester Zoo. There’s lots to learn!
YEAR 1 – Home learning resource pack New – Year 2 Home learning resource pack Year 1 Themed maths resource pack – Summer Year 2 – Summer Term Maths Activity Mats
This weekend we launched Seesaw for home learning and were amazed to see all the wonderful activities you have been up to at home. Here is a peek at some of that great learning!
A lovely Song to remind us to Stay Home and Stay Safe
Online Safety Newsletter May 2020_St Oswalds
Virtual singing sessions
The latest maths resources from Lancashire maths
Our written and mental maths calculations policies. April 2020
We have launched Seesaw for home learning! A place to share all your home learning with your class and teachers. Year 6 Home Seesaw Year 5 Home Seesaw Year 4 Home Seesaw Year 3 Home Seesaw Year 2 Home Seesaw Year 1 Home Seesaw Reception Home Seesaw
St George’s Day Home learning
RE HOME LEARNING 27th April 2020 – Pentecost
Time Capsule – An activity pack to document living through history
A great set of resources made by the Lancashire Maths team
Online Safety activities from Think You Know
Just a little hello to all our children at StOswald’s. We miss you and hope to all be together again soon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_Bqgmruja0
A great set of resources for all your computing learning
Some more fantastic resources from Primary Picture News
Ways to keep your child’s reading up while schools are closed | National Literacy Trust
Zoom Online Safety guide
A bank of resources to help promote mental health and wellbeing in children and young people
Pobble Non-Screen activities you can do at home
Sumdog has now introduced Reading, Spelling and Maths competitions for everyone at St Oswald’s!
Roald Dahl – Things to do at home
Some lovely RE activities to do at home
Archbishop_McMahon_Easter_2020 Easter Sunday
Leaders Award STEM Competition Calling all home educators, There is nothing like a little boredom to fuel creative invention! With that in mind, we would like to present our ‘If you were an engineer, what would you do’ Home Learning Project. Completely free for all children and young people aged 3-19. We are providing more […]
advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus outbreak.
A huge bank of resources for all your phonics leaning
A book about Coronavirus, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
A simple video teaching children about the Easter bells in France
Some lovely resources to help celebrate Holy Week and Easter
This week’s home learning
Well done Year 1 on an amazing assembly! Mothers Day Assembly 2020
What a great effort from everyone at St Oswald’s! Buddy’s Workout was a huge success with everyone joining in and breaking a sweat to raise money for the NSPCC. Thank you and well done to our school council for planning and arranging the whole day! Remember to return your sponsor forms to school.
Details about the programme taking place over the next few weeks!
Some information to help you guide your children in an online world. Here you will find some useful guides on everything from Tiktok, Snapchat and YouTube to top tips on smartphone usage and social media.
What an amazing experience for all at St Oswald’s. The Grinch didn’t disappoint. Everyone was on the edge of their seats for the entire performance and have been left with life long memories! Happy Grinchmas everyone!
Whole School Visit to see ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’, The Lowry, Manchester – Wednesday 18 December 2019
Exciting opportunity to see this heart-warming musical! Children will be returning at approx 5.45 pm.
Dear Parents of Young Voices Choir Children Your child can access the Children’s Music Room from the front page of the Young Voices website. www.youngvoices.co.uk This is your access code ‘YV2020’ for your child to view all the lyrics and dance moves. Have fun!
Everyone had a great time celebrating European Day of Languages on Friday. Thank you to all our guests who came and read to our children. C’etait magnifique!
Reminder that all ParentPay account are to be settled asap. Thank you!
Please ensure ParentPay accounts are cleared by the end of term! Thank you.
https://youtu.be/TdW9j6iu4Gc Click the above link to watch our Infant Nativity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKw5ULcwdx8 Click the link to view the video
Our class presentations for this year.
Information about the exciting launch of Pobble!
Details of Right Start Pedestrian programme starting in June!
An increasing number of our pupils are accessing these gaming platforms so we’ve gathered some information on them for you to read.
After doing our wanted posters for the villains in our stories, the police came to read them and they showed us what they do.
Year 1 have had the best time watching the chicks hatch and grow!
Details of Year 1 forthcoming trip!
This year our focus for Safer Internet Day was to Create, Connect and Share respect online. We looked at ways to be kind online and how best to share respect with one another.
We had a super Halloween learning day dressed up. We had spectacular PE, spooky subtraction, frightening phonics, made our own potions and much more!
We have done so much in our first half term in Year 1, take a look at the pictures to see!
All the children had a fantastic day learning new skills during our 10th anniversary Super Learning Day. Activities included Salsa, First Aid, Maypole Dancing, Edible Art, Mindfulness, Yoga, Golf, Rugby and Gaelic Football. We had a special visit from some Minions who performed a dance to the whole school and the Year 6 leaders did […]
Year 1 and 2 sports day 2017.
Minecraft comes to St Oswald’s! We all became game designers this term during our Computing week, bringing to life the world of Minecraft and creating our own games. We had a great time experimenting with the Zombies, Iron Golems and the rest of the Minecraft Universe and unearthed some real talent in all our classes. Check out the gallery and click on the links to play the Minecraft games designed by some of our children!
The last half term was fantastic as we performed in music, watched our caterpillars grow and transform into cocoons and then butterflies and started mini moovers.
Information & permission slip!
What a fun two weeks back in school! We had lots of new areas to explore, one was our new Police Station. We explored it and thought of questions to ask the Police. Then the Police came to visit us with their van and equipment. We got to ask them all of our questions! It was great fun!
To finish off a great two weeks, we got to dress up for World Book Day!
Details & information re the forthcoming trip to Martin Mere1
We have had a fantastic time looking at traditional tales so far! A police station is now open in class to catch all of the villains.
We have had lots of fun preparing for Christmas in year 1, including our nativity, a naughty elf visiting us and a visit from the dentist!
What an amazing 4 weeks! We have been learning about space and the planets, we had a space station in class and we walked on the moon!
Year two did their best to scare the Year one class today with their frightening stories. Lets hope there are no nightmares tonight!
We have been doing lots of spooky learning this week in Year 1 and we even dressed up! We have written our own stories for Room on the Broom and read them to Reception!
We have enjoyed the story of Elmer and the Lost Teddy this week. In our challenge time we have been making our own bar charts and using our phonics! Next week, we will have spooky learning all week and on Thursday 27th October, we have a special Halloween morning!
What a fantastic two weeks, we went into space, started our new story of Elmer, had a visit from the Police Horses, Year 2 came to read us their stories and much more!
We learnt about hot seating stories this week! We all pretended to be Mrs Large.
A great week, including creating our outdoor area, a visit from Freddie Fit, a surprise parcel from the Large Family and our very own tyre park!
We have made the most of the weather this week and spent our choosing time outside!
A fabulous start to Year 1. We have explored our new classroom and our new maths equipment, Numicon!
Another successful Super Learning Day at St Oswald’s. This year we had lots of new activities and everyone had a super day. Well done everyone and thank you to all our visitors who helped make the day a huge success.
Well done to all our year 1 and 2 Olympians! A fantastic effort in all their races and well done for a great display of sporting achievement.
The children worked so well this week to produce some excellent pieces of ‘Modern Art.’ The whole school followed the topic of FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD and studied an artist to produce their work ready for our well attended art galleries. Thank you to everyone who supported this fantastic event.
Year 1 had a fantastic day out at the Martin Mere Wetlands Centre. We spotted some day old cygnets, lots of ducks and some otters. We also fished for some creatures in the ponds and went on a wild walk. Thank you to all of our helpers, Mrs Faulkes, Mrs Corris, Miss Halai and Miss Steadman who took all our super photos. Well done to everyone on a great trip and a great day of learning.
A magical week in Year 1. Our Chicks arrived in style and made a home with us in our class. We watched them hatch and grow and recorded everything in our chick diaries. We were sad to see them go but look forward to hearing updates from the farmer on how they are getting on in their new home. Well done on a super few weeks year 1!
Everyone at St Oswald’s came to school in their sporting gear to do their mile for Sport Relief. We had three special guests to help us warm up and cheer us on; Joe Garner, Jermaine Beckford and Liam Grimshaw. We all had a brilliant time and a few autographs too! Here are a selection of […]
Well done to our Year 1 class on a super Mother’s Day Assembly!
We had a busy week getting ready! We made some lovely cards, bookmarks and pebbles. After our assembly we invited all our mums to come to our class for some juice and biscuits.
A fantastic effort by our children in completing the Winter welly walk. It was great fun and all for a great cause. A big thanks to everyone who sponsored our welly walkers and to Mr Gordon for organising the event. Well done everyone!
All our Infant children performed beautifully in Shine Star Shine. There was brilliant acting and singing! You can watch the video on our You Tube channel. To find our channel click on the TV icon on the class page in the ‘Children’ section.
On Saturday morning the infants came in ready for breakfast with Santa. There were plenty of games, fun and it even ended with a surprise visit from Elsa, for a story and a sing along.
A useful guide to the New Curriculum for all parents.
Another peek at our learning so far this half term.
Our latest learning in Year 1.
This Friday, Year 1 brought their super Hansel and Gretel stories to Reception. Well done Year 1!
This booklet has been designed to help parents know where their child should be by the end of each year as they travel through primary school. It starts with the Reading journey and moves on to the Writing Journey and Maths Journey. It is a useful guide as to what is expected in each of the […]
Well done to all our Year 1 children on a super start to the year!
This weekend we had a beautiful flower festival to celebrate our Church’s Golden Jubilee. Our church building was completed in November 1965 and has been the heart of the Catholic community in Longton for the past 50 years.
Congratulations to all our year one and two athletes! Everyone competed brilliantly and with huge smiles on their faces! A great effort from everyone. Well done!
Year 3 have worked incredibly hard these past three weeks to create a stunning recorder performance for the Guild Hall Friendship Concert! Thank you to all the parents who came to support this great event! Click the links below to see how amazing they were.
An exciting morning at St Oswald’s as we record our Jubilee Celebration CD.
We took a look at how our outdoors has changed from the last time we did some nature sketching in Autumn.
We looked at Antony Gormley’s Field for the British Isles and used our own ideas to create our super art works. A great effort from everybody. Well done year 1!
This week every classroom was transformed into its very own art gallery.
What a special breakfast!Olaf and Elsa popped in and everyone had a great time!
All the children performed wonderfully. The acting, narrating ,singing and percussion were all excellent!
For our senses topic we tasted cakes we baked, smelt some different spices, looked at all the different colours in our nature area. To finish off our learning we made our very own book of senses and read to reception.
So far this year we have been blessed with good weather so year 1 have taken their learning outside at every opportunity. We have been on sense walks, sketched our local area and made mini nature areas, nature monsters, leaf flowers, mini habitats, tree rubbings, witches wands and much more.
Year 1 visit reception to read their super information books all about their senses.
Click the above link to see our rocket taking off.
We had an out of this world experience with our rocket science this super learning day. Solving clues, building rockets, investigating our fuels and firing our rockets made for a busy but exciting day in mission control. Well done to everyone that took part. Super learning at its best!
World Cup forever strikes St Oswalds.!
A little look behind the scenes before we went on stage to perform our country dance.
Click the above link to view the phonics screening presentation.
A beautiful day at Windmill Farm.
Some of our recent learning in year 1.
After an exciting few days with our new arrivals, year 1 finally meet our chicks.
cluck the link above to see our chicks hatching!
Year 3 shared their brilliant stories with year 1. They based their ideas on Roald Dahl’s ‘The Twits’ and year 1 were very impressed. Well done everyone.
A brief look at some of the super learning our year 1 class have done so far this year.
Here are the targets for maths that Y1 are working towards this year.
Year 1 read their super singing mermaid stories to reception.
Click on the link to have a new look at our Infant sports day.
Click the link to view our Under the Sea performance from the recent dance festival.
Year 1 have been finding out how different objects float and sink in different liquids.
After some changeable weather our Infant sports day got under way under some blue skies! Thanks to all the children who competed brilliantly, the day was a huge success. Well done everyone!
Year 1 had a great day at Windmill farm. We fed the animals, took a train ride to an island and even had time to practice our climbing. Well done year 1 on a super trip!
After a much anticipated delivery of our eggs, we now have a flock of healthy chicks. Year 1 have been super farmers and taken wonderful care of our new recruits. We have been learning about life cycles and making some super chick hand paintings. More to follow…
This spring term we put our green fingers to the test and made some mini gardens.
This week we rang in the year of the snake in style! The infants entertained us all with their dragon dancing and celebrated the afternoon away with noodles, snake charming and fortune cookies!
This week year one visited Booths. We had a go on the tills, visited behind the scenes and some of us even sat in the Boss’s chair! A super day out!
We have been reading The Tiger Who Came To Tea this week. The tigers have been going home to have tea with the children. Year 1 children visited us to read their fabulous lion stories. They stayed for the tiger tea party too!
Year 1 have written really exciting stories about the adventures of Bob, the man on the moon. They visited Reception and read their stories very well.
Here are some of the maths songs we sing in year 1.
Pictures from Freddie’s brilliant Olympic Day with the Infant children. As always, everyone had a fantastic time with Freddie, despite the soaring temperatures. Well Done!
Wow! We have been learning from the story of King Midas. The bread we toasted changed in colour from white to gold!
Maths Year 1 targets
Parent’s Religious Education letter for the Autumn Term
Writing tips to download
Sheet to download here
File to download here
Photos from year 1