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Welcome to the Class 1 page!


I hope you are are all safe and well, here are a few more ideas to keep you busy in the Easter Holidays!


I found this book that has been created to help explain Coronavirus to children. I think it's good and I hope it's helpful. Click on the link below, scroll down and click on the link to download it.









Here is the link for the Talk for Writing Home School Booklets.

They are two weeks worth of literacy work attached with every booklet- so little and often is best for this type of work.


Please select the year group or best fit writing ability for your child and work through the booklets together.

I know we have a lot of Harry Potter fans in our class! I found a new website that JK Rowling has launched called 'Harry Potter at Home'.

Click on the picture to access the site.


Julia Donaldson is now reading one of her books each week!

The only access I can find so far is to go on Facebook and find 'The Gruffulo', it will be broadcast from there.

'A squash and a Squeeze' should be on there already.

Here is a link that has options to listen to a range of authors read their books. 

Hopefully it works!

 Here is a great challenge to take part in! How many can you find??


Studyladder is a web based educational program designed by teachers. The program is curriculum based and covers covers Maths, English as well as other subjects. Please click on the picture below and enter your login details to access the tasks that have been assigned to you.


As well as the activities in Studyladder, you can also use Lexia and Oxford Reading Owl to improve your reading skills at home. The links are below:

Lexia at home

At Borrowdale School your child may be using a programme called Lexia Reading Core 5 which they use on our ipads. This programme helps the children with their reading and spelling skills. The children enjoy playing the educational games and we have seen a real improvement in their reading and spelling ability from using this programme. Your child is also able to access this from home. 


Your child can use Lexia through the internet by going to the following website:



When asked for your teacher's email, please input


Your child then needs to use the login and password that were provided. 


You can also download the Lexia App on iPad or Android tablets by searching for ‘Lexia Reading Core5 UK’.

Oxford Reading Owl

We know that regular reading for pleasure and parents showing an interest in children’s reading has a huge impact on children’s progress. This is why it forms the backbone of our homework approach. At school, we constantly look for opportunities to help families support their children with both reading and language development. The Oxford Owl website (click on image) is full of practical and proven tips, from children’s author Julia Donaldson, to help your children both engage with and get better at reading.


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Elevenses with David Walliams!

A great time of day to sit down with a snack and listen to a free audio book by David Walliams.

Free Audio books-lots of great books to choose from. 

An artist- (Pete McKee) is offering a free cartoon workshop for beginners. Follow the link to get onto his YouTube channel- starts Wednesday 25th March at 12pm. 

BBC Learning has lots of activities, please click on the primary site, KS1. 

Please click on primary resources to discover different subjects. 


Mystery Science have put in place free science lessons for all to access. 

There are different awards based on hands on challenges and problem solving in STEM.

8 x 1 hour challenges with downloadable worksheets.

There are lots of Art and Design ideas on this website to download:

Lots of fun quizzes and videos!

For printouts/ worksheets, usually has a fee but they are offering a month of free access to parents. 

Educational games and puzzles

There are lots of Phonics games and activities on this site.

The login required is Username: march20 Password: home.

Short audio sessions to help with mindfulness. 
Yoga videos designed for kids. 
Live PE videos every morning from 9am on Youtube. 

Interactive videos to support KS1 Maths, Literacy and PSHE and PE learning. Great fun for times tables- as well as videos that are 'just for fun'.

Pobble 365 is a website that has pictures that provide a starting point to write a story. It also has guided reading and spelling and grammar questions.

They upload a new picture everyday as well as the activities to go with it.