Year 1: The Pandas: Blog items

Fantastic range of Summer learning ideas and tasks, by Mr Pearson

Date: 14th Jul 2020 @ 10:03am

Please find a range of fun summer learning tasks to keep you going through the summer holidays. 

You will find a range of ideas produced by the brilliant teachers of Longton. In addition, there are a range of ideas from the Lancashire Learning Consultants. 

Click here to see them all.

The Blue Penguin, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 6th Jul 2020 @ 12:23pm

Today we read a lovely story about friendship and being different, called the blue penguin. We then made our own penguins.

African art, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 3rd Jul 2020 @ 2:49pm

We have had a very busy week but very productive and enjoyable. Look at some of our African animal art work.

Fairies part 2, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 1st Jul 2020 @ 3:27pm

The other children in panda tribe made these....

Fairies at the bottom of our garden, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 1st Jul 2020 @ 2:57pm

We made a magic spell to ask fairies to come and visit our big garden. They did! We have made swings, slides,teepees and lots more for the fairies to play in.

Our zoom session, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 29th Jun 2020 @ 10:10am

We worked hard in our first week back to school. On Friday we zoomed our friends and asked them how their first week had gone.

childrens work 15th June, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 16th Jun 2020 @ 12:25pm

Hi lots of lovely work from last week.Looks like you have been working very hard.

Mathletics, by Mr Pearson

Date: 15th Jun 2020 @ 10:22am

Mathletics is an excellent resource that school has purchased to aid learning in maths.


The school office will have sent you an email with your password on in April.

If you can't find the email please email Mr Pearson at the following and I will email it to you.

I have included a guide to help you familiarise yourself with how to us it.

Take care 

Childrens work from 1st June, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 1st Jun 2020 @ 8:22am

Pippa sent me a picture on Friday, so I decided to share it this week with you. Dont forget to keep sending your pictures in then I can add them to our blog x  x x 

Childrens work from 25th may, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 26th May 2020 @ 8:32am

Please find attached pictures of what some of our children are doing whilst at home. Also Darcie sent me a super video of an amazing achievement.....she can ride her bike with NO stabilizers, well done Darcie you are a star!

Childrens work from 11th May, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 13th May 2020 @ 8:32am

Hope youre all keeping safe and well. More work from children this week - fantastic!

Cyber Bullying, by Mr Pearson

Date: 12th May 2020 @ 3:30pm

An informative read to share with your your children about Cyber Bullying.


Relax Kids resources, by Mr Pearson

Date: 12th May 2020 @ 9:12am

A  selection of Relax Kids resources.

It is full of exercises, cards and aļ¬ƒrmations to help you manage your anxious thoughts and feelings in these uncertain times.
Take a card in the morning, before bed or when you need a moment to pause and feel calm and relaxed again

Click here 



Children's work from 4th May, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 11th May 2020 @ 8:50am

Wow, you are all working so hard. Ive seen a few of you around Longton and in school last week. Here are some of your pictures from the work we had online and on the class news last week. Hope youre all being good and staying safe. Dont forget to look on the class news for all this weeks new learning.

Mrs H x x x 

Coronavirus book for children, by Mr Pearson

Date: 5th May 2020 @ 6:02pm

Please share with your child the following book that explains all about Coronavirus in a child friendly manner. 

Internet Safety, by Mr Pearson

Date: 5th May 2020 @ 4:31pm

Internet safety during lockdown is extremely important. 

Here are a couple of things to do and watch to remind ourselves what is safe and right to do online.


Information and a short video from the National Crime Agency to share with your child.

Click here 


A short film on YouTube to remind the children what to do if they come across something they are not sure about while online. 

Click here to watch 

Home Learning Update, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 1st May 2020 @ 1:27pm

Last week Home Learning plans were uploaded onto each class page under the heading Blog Items.

From Monday 4th May they will be upladed undere the heading New Items. This can be found directly above the blog section on each class page . 

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Glossary for spelling , punctuation and grammar, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 30th Apr 2020 @ 12:36pm

You may find this glossary for spelling , punctuation and grammar useful during home learning.

How Preston fought back previous epidemics, by Mr Pearson

Date: 29th Apr 2020 @ 5:14pm

An interesting article in the LEP that Neil Scalan our Chair of Governors has passed across about how Preston has fought back against previous epidemics

Click here to read LEP


Mathletics back working again, by Mr Pearson

Date: 27th Apr 2020 @ 11:11am


Mathletics is back up and working. 

Thanks Team at Longton

Mrs Hothersalls and some of the Pandas story maps and work from this week!, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 27th Apr 2020 @ 8:31am

This is some of the ideas or challenges that I have done this week some of the Panda class too. Keep sending photos via the panda class email and I will add them to our class blog for you all to see.




Learning for week commencing 27th April, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 24th Apr 2020 @ 11:21am

Hi Pandas,

Ive put together a lot of different ideas, activities, powerpoints for you to have a go at. There are all on the files to download. I have added a timetable just as a suggestion as to what you could do throughout your day. There are lots of ideas you may do them all or you may just do 1/2 a day. 

Dont forget parents can email me and send any pics that I could add to the blog.

Missing you all, stay safe. Love Mrs Hothersall


Make a flower picture using fresh flowers, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 22nd Apr 2020 @ 6:04pm

Today Ive had fun making a flower picture. Take a look at my picture and then Ive added instructions on how to do it. Maybe you could make one and then send your own pictures into show me and I could add them to our blog!


Children's work at home, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 22nd Apr 2020 @ 4:11pm


Hope you are all staying safe and well. Today I recieved a lovely card and letter from Harrison(Ive added some pictures of them). He told me all about what he has been doing and learning whilst at home. He's even started to learn some phase 4 tricky words.

Take a look at the wonderful card and letter he sent x x x 

Stay safe and love to you all x x 

Mrs Hothersall

Reading Eggs, by Mr Pearson

Date: 20th Apr 2020 @ 11:59am

You will have received your Reading Eggs password.

You need to login into Reading Eggs not Reading Eggspress.


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