Useful Websites for Year 1

  • Jack Hartman songs – counting, number bonds, rhyming, keeping fit etc.
  • Mr Rs songs – odd numbers, even numbers, counting, place value
  • Subitise – range of songs.  Subitising is recognising a number of objects without counting (for example as you would on dice).
  • alphabet songs – especially BBC Supermovers
  • Cosmic kids yoga – stories with yoga movements
  • Number Crew episodes
  • Number Jacks
  • Hairy Maclary stories
  • Eric Carl stories by Illuminated Films

  • Use KS1 section
  • for phonics Phases 3, 4 and 5 – videos and activities
  • for spelling, punctuation and grammar – videos and activities
  • for books and stories
  • for maths games

  • set on 1-100 or 1-120 number grid for practising counting in 1s, 2s, 5s, 10s and for counting down the columns.  The children know what to do.
  • there are also lots of other games for addition, subtraction, etc.

  • all sorts of activities – e.g.
  • teaching clock
  • toy shop money game – really useful!
  • “hit the button” – set this to different calculations such as halves, doubles and number bonds
  • measuring in cm

  • photos and dot patterns designed for maths talk e.g.
  • counting
  • shapes
  • writing different calculations to explain a photo

  • a new photograph every day to start discussion, language development and story writing.  The photo is accompanied by questions, story starters and other work.

  • experiments to try