Year 1 English worksheets by School Year

Mini word Sudoku

Mini word Sudoku 4 x 4

Put the letters from the word EASY in the squares so that each column, row, and mini-grid contains all the letters that make up the word.
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Double letter: opposites puzzle

Double letter: opposites

Cross out the letters that are in the grid twice. The letters that are left will spell two words that are opposites.
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Rhyming words: creatures word puzzle

Rhyming words: creatures word puzzle

Practise your rhyming and spelling skills by thinking of names of animals that rhyme with each of these words. There could be more than one answer... how many can you identify?
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Split words: colours

Split words: colours

Four names of colours have been split in half. Can you find the matching parts to see what they are?
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Missing words: nouns

Missing words: nouns

Spot the nouns then place the missing nouns in the correct place in the story.
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Find the rainbow colours

Find the rainbow colours

There are seven colours in the rainbow. Can you match the first part of each word to the second part to form the names of the colours, then colour in the rainbow below?
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DownWords: find the jobs

DownWords: find the jobs

Lots of different professions have been hidden in these puzzle grids. Each one starts on the top line and works down in a line to the bottom. The line goes downwards or diagonally. Can you find the job names?
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Animal anagrams

Animal anagrams

The letters in these boxes have been mixed up. Can you unjumble them to find the name of an animal?
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Y1 phonics screening check 2013 past paper

Year 1 Phonics screening check 2013

At the end of Year 1 children's reading and phonics skills are tested in the Y1 Phonics Screening Check. Look through the official past paper for 2013 to see what sort of words your child will be asked to read.
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Summer brain-boosting challenges learning pack

Summer brain-boosting challenges

Juggle fruit. Work on the technology of the future. Plot and design a lost city, create a zoo of invented animals, learn to talk sdrawkcab and bake a pizza clock and a pastry map. How many of our wonderful brain-boosting challenges can you fit into your summer? All you need are some art materials, imagination and an enquiring mind to have a go at a whole host of practical and reflective activities, suitable for primary-school children (and parents, of course). Have fun!
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Phonics screening check 2012 past paper

Year 1 Phonics screening check 2012

The Y1 Phonics screening check is used to test children's reading and phonics skills and what they've learnt in their first two years at school. Get an idea of what your child will be asked to do in the June test by looking through the official past paper for 2012.
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Y1 Phonics Screening practice checks

Year 1 Phonics Screening practice checks

Boost your child's confidence in the run-up to the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check with our mock checks, written by a KS1 teacher to mirror the official check format exactly. Packed with weird and wonderful aliens and "pseudo" nonsense words, just like the real test, they offer a great way to help your child practise reading sounds and blending them to read words.
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Y1 English Progress checks, TheSchoolRun

Year 1 English Progress checks

Phonemes (and graphemes), rhyme, basic punctuation and handwriting will all be part of your child's Y1 English learning journey. Use our Progress checks to see how they're getting on, help them prepare for the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check and find out if there are any areas they're finding tricky so you can support them at home.
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Handwriting practice paper

Handwriting practice paper

Help your child form letters at the correct relative size and place them correctly on the 'base' writing line with our free printable handwriting practice paper. Two formats with guidelines are included, one for beginner writers and one to help children improve their handwriting skills.
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Forming letters: words in upper and lower case

Forming letters: words in upper and lower case

A cursive handwriting sample alphabet is a useful reference tool when you child is writing words and sentences using upper and lower case letters independently. Could they make up a joke or limerick to model their best joined-up handwriting with?
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Great grammar games learning pack

Great Grammar Games

From proper nouns to pronouns, statements to subordinate clauses and articles to adverbs, help your child revise grammar the fun way with our Great Grammar Games learning pack. A friendly, grammar- and flamingo-obsessed Grammar Gator offers tips, tricks, exercises and activities to help your child practise all aspects of basic English grammar in play-packed sessions.
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Book characters crossword puzzle

Book characters crossword

Classic characters are unforgettable, whether they're falling down unusual rabbit holes, prowling through the jungle or breaking their slates over unfortunate classmates' heads. How many famous characters from children's literature can you identify in this crossword puzzle?
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Statement or question?

Statement or question?

Can you complete these statements and questions with the correct punctuation? Look for clues (question words or wording which suggests strong feeling and the need for exclamation marks).
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Revising and improving sentences

Revising and improving sentences

Write some sentences about what you did at the weekend. Now write some interesting words you know from stories you’ve read. Go back to your sentences. Can you add some of the interesting words into your news writing?
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Questions: vocabulary and punctuation

Questions: vocabulary and punctuation

Alfie’s homework is to write some questions. He is going to use these words to help him: what; where; how. Do you know any other words Alfie could use to write a question? Can you also add the correct punctuation for a question?
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