Years 1 and 2 (Key Stage 1)
All children at Richmond have access to Purple Mash. Your child’s teacher will set work on here. Check the alert button on your child’s home page for work that has been set. Otherwise, there are 1000s of fun resources for your child to explore on here, for all curriculum areas.
These websites are excellent for playing phonics games with your child:
The children love watching Geraldine the Giraffe and Mr Thorne’s phonics. You can use the YouTube kids app to make sure your children aren’t exposed to inappropriate advertisements.
Click here for the first of the videos in each series:
Geraldine the Giraffe:
Mr Thorne’s phonics:
Alphablocks is an excellent BBC resource, available on iPlayer. Watch here:
All children in Y2 have been issued with a TT Rockstars login to practise their times tables:
Numberblocks is another excellent BBC resource available on iPlayer. Watch here:
Year One – Dinosaurs.
Look here for some dinosaur facts. Can you write a fact file about your favourite dinosaur?
Year Two – People Who Changed the World
Can you read this webpage and compare Annie Kenney to Emmeline Pankhurst?
Oldham Music Development have put together a resource for children in Year 1 and 2 to access from home also. Please click the file at the bottom of the page for more information.
Twinkl is a website that many teachers use for resources to support their teaching. They are currently providing free access to resources for parents so that you can help your child at home. Note: you will need a printer to access most of these resources.
For Year 1 home schooling resources click here
For Year 2 home schooling resources click here