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English, Phonics & Spelling


Listen to the Storm Whale story on Youtube ( All of this week's activities will be linked to it.

Task 1 

Draw a story mountain for the story. 


Task 2

Learn what adjectives are by helping the wizard 


Task 3

Write a sentence or two about Noi using adjectives. Remember capital letters and full stops are needed in your sentence. 


Task 4

Write a note from Noi to the whale to put inside a bottle. Your note will tell the whale what Noi does through the day. See below for bottle writing template.


Task 5

Write a new story by changing the animal that Noi finds.  E.g he could find a starfish.  Describe the sea creature and tell the reader how Noi looks after it. Don't forget you need a beginning, middle and end to your story.  





Please follow the link and see the table below for the phonics lessons for this week:


10:30 am*



Year 1 Summer Term

Phase 5 

Suitable for Year 1 children who can confidently blend and read words such as ‘stamp’ ‘chair’ and ‘green’

Monday 22nd June


ou - trouble

Tuesday 23rd June


dge - bridge

Wednesday 24th June


ai - chain, ay – play, a-e – make, a – apron

Thursday 25th June


ey- donkey

Friday 26th June





If your child knows this week's and future spellings, please use the below Word Mat to assess which words your child needs to practice, and practice these instead of the set spellings. If your child is confident with all the Y1 spellings, practice writing numbers 0-20, the days of the week, and the months of the year.