The Tyrrells School

Aspire, Care, Learn for Life

Week Commencing 18th May 2020


Don't forget to log on to Seesaw and share some of your hard work with us. We love seeing what you have been up to. We also love to see pictures of the other things that you are doing while you are at home, like baking, gardening, drawing or riding your bike - so please do upload these too!


Please, please, please continue to read with your child on a daily basis. There are links to suitable reading books on the Year 1 main page, with Oxford Owl and World Book Reader making lots of their resources free for people to access at the moment.


You should all have received your NumBots log in at the start of this half term. We can see that many of you have been on tried this exciting new program, and are practising your maths skills while playing the games. Please keep it up!  

Children should aim to play in Story Mode for at least three minutes, four to five times a week, in order to get the best out of NumBots, little and often is key. And if you haven't logged on yet - you're missing out! Please get in touch with us via email if you are having troubles accessing NumBots and we will try our best to help.

Maths Challenge

We would also be thrilled if the children had daily practice of number bonds to 10, 20 or 100 - so that they know these off by heart and can respond quickly and automatically to questions about them. 


This week for an ongoing maths challenge, we'd like you to have lots of practice of finding 1 more and 1 less than numbers up to 100. You can do this when you are out for your daily walk - look at the house numbers and then quickly say the number that is 1 more and the number that is 1 less. You can also do this with car registration numbers or road signs - have fun with it!


There is a simple video from Twinkl below which would be good to re-introduce the subject and a pairs game that you could play at home. 

You could also play Chopper Squad - using numbers up to 100 to find 1 more and 1 less.