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Haydon Abbey School and Pre-School

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Year 1

                  Year 1 Homework Grid until Feb Half Term

Art/DT Family Challenge



Your family challenge is to create a shoebox landscape of somewhere an explorer might visit – like a rainforest shoebox or mountain scene.


This could be a painted scene or made using junk modelling.



Due by: 12th February 2020


Our history topic is ‘Intrepid Explorers’. We will be finding out all about what an explorer is and about some famous explorers and the places they travelled to. 


Can you find out about a famous explorer and create a fact file?


Date due: 31st January 2020

In our English lessons we will be looking at a story called ‘The Great Explorer’ for the next four weeks.


Can you write a review for this story? What did you like about it? What would you change?



Date due: 31st January 2020





The school value we are focusing on this Half Term is resilience.


Can you make a poster about what resilience means?


Date due: 31st January 2020


In maths this Half Term we are going to be focusing on number.


Can you write the numbers to 100 on number cards and create your own 100 Square?




This Half Term we will be learning all about animals.


Can you spot any animals in and around your home Can you discuss where these different animals live? Can you draw a picture of an animal you have seen for us to look at and discuss in the classroom?