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Class 1 - Elm

Please stop using RWI Get Writing books and the storybooks for now. 

The children who are still home learning can follow the BBC Bitesize daily lessons, continue to read daily any of the RWI books available online and practise handwriting and spelling.

Thank you,

Mrs Adlam :) 


30 minutes anytime during the day


White Rose maths summer wk 10 worksheets below


5 common exception words


Phonics lesson: set 2 and set 3.

BBC Bitesize daily lesson.

(No RWI from now on, please.)


Materials, animals, weather, floating and sinking.


Indian art, wax crayon resist painting, 



kite making

template below


Purple mash: 2Dos


RWI Phonics lessons at home 

Free Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on YouTube and via Facebook for children to watch at home: three short Speed Sound lessons every day.

From Monday 20th April and for the next few weeks, films will show at the times below and be available for 24 hours.

  • Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am

Encourage parents to subscribe to the YouTube channel.

Additional films and resources for home reading on

Daily updates on Facebook and Twitter for regular tips to support reading and writing at home.


Home reading hotline

From today, we have an email hotline for parents and carers helping children learning to read at home with Read Write Inc. Phonics.

Oxford Owl for Home from Oxford University Press

  • 72 free eBooks matched to Read Write Inc. Phonics Storybooks
  • 62 Speed Sounds practice sheets
  • 28 Ditty practice sheets
  • Parent information booklets
  • 8 Speedy Green Words slideshows

Resources will be on Oxford Owl for Home over the coming days and weeks.

Parents and carers will need to login to access eBooks.


NCETM Learning in lockdown

NCETM have added two new areas to their website, designed to support teachers and parents/carers of primary and secondary school children throughout the period of school closures. All the resources are free to access and do not require a login.

Most lessons are 15 to 20 minutes long, each ending with suggested follow-up tasks. The current plan is for three new batches of five lessons each to be added every week.


Sir Linkalot Time - free FUN spelling lessons

⁣Watch daily episodes of Sir Linkalot Time & chat (with special guest appearances from TV’s Susie Dent) Monday to Friday at 2pm.

A brilliant way to learn the spelling of tricky words from ‘they’ to ‘onomatopoeia’. 
The app won the ‘Best Educational App’ award at this year’s BETT Show - the world’s no 1 edtech exhibition.

So, tell your children (5 to 15 year olds) to ‘Tune in at 2 for Sir Linkalot Time’ by clicking here.   You can also watch now by clicking the link and choosing Lesson 1.


We hope you will find this helpful.


Please scroll down to see your photos of home learning!


Hubba Bubba and Rainbow Fun kite flying

smiley Welcome to Elm Class with Mrs Adlam, Miss Oplaat, Mrs McGill and Miss Dye smiley

Please find a wide range of useful information listed below. We also keep this page up to date with photos of the children learning and key information about what is happening in our class.