BELIEVING, LEARNING AND SHARING TOGETHER: Starting 2nd November our new PARENT PAY cashless system will be in operation. For information about COVID procedures in school please see: Key Information - Return to School Sept 2020 tab. Please adhere to the bubble start times Year 6 (8:30am) Year 3,4,5 (8:45am) Reception, Year 1 and 2 (9am). Please arrive 5 mins before your starting time to avoid pupils and parents congregating on Brundhurst Fold. Only one adult to drop off or collect a pupil from school. Siblings can arrive together at the latest sibling drop off time. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping everyone safe. Remember HANDS, FACE, SPACE !.
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Mellor St Mary CE Primary School

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Class 1

Hello everyone.

From now an all the home learning tasks will be put on Google Classroom.

Year 1 , please go to Year 1 and Year 2 classroom. Eyfs have their own section.

If you are experiencing difficulties in accessing the new learning platform, the English and Maths tasks are also on the week 10 star below.

Well done to everyone for joining the online art lesson. You should be getting a certificate in the post. I wonder if we will get a mention in the Guinness World Record Book?

Science homework is a family investigation for everyone to do together. 

There are also PE activities posted every week, just click on the PE star under our class star. 

Why not have a go at yoga?

We would recommend all parents with children in EYFS or Year 1 to join the Read with Oxford website. See link below. has a free 60 day trial at the moment which parents can sign up for. It supports handwriting development very well.

Wow! We've just had a message from EPIC to tell us our class have read more than 1750 books!

If you need the EPIC login, please email me.

Please see recent email for the new ID and passwords for zoom. Please note the change of day and times. 

If any parents would like their child to have access to online Charanga Yumu music activities, please email me for individual user names and passwords.

You could also log in to the Epic library,  Phonics Play, Numbots or  Mathletics too.

Y1, please email me for your Numbots password. 

BBC Bitesize on TV and Oak National Academy are also useful resources to use if you wish. has a free 60 day trial at the moment which parents can sign up for. It supports handwriting development very well.



Whilst school is closed if you need to contact Mrs Maidens directly, you can do so at :

It has been lovely seeing and hearing so many of you on zoom every week!

We would recommend everyone joining Read with Oxford as you will probably all have finished the pack we sent home by now. Please see the link to Phonics and Reading below.

Our class have now read over 1000 books on EPIC!            WOW!!!

See details below if you haven't aleady joined Epic.

Well done to CharlessmileyRuebensmiley, Leo smiley and Freyasmiley  for reading the most so far. 

I will be looking to see who else I can give smiley for reading effort at home.

It would be lovely to see some photos of what you've been doing. Please email any to me and I'll add them to the website below.

If any parents need help or advice with phonics, please contact Mrs Marshall. Her email is :



EYFS handwriting formation. Please encourage your child to start at the top of each letter. See where the starting dots are on the sheet.

Click on the runner to view the Ribble Valley Virtual Mile Challenge.
For Year 1 home learning tasks, please click on link below for class 2 page.

Please log into and work your way through the activities. 

 Our school login is:

username: msmcep 

password: school

Year 1 children mainly work on Phases 3, 4 and 5 and EYFS children mainly work on Phases 1 and 2.

EPIC for Year 1 and EYFS in Class 1

We have signed up for EPIC which is an online library. It has a huge selection of books so your child can continue to enjoy reading independently. There are also books with read aloud versions and little videos. Children can choose fiction or non- fiction and can choose topics they are interested in. 

EPIC is free to use at the moment so please sign up as soon as possible. Sign up details are below.

For laptops/ chromebooks:

1. Open up your web browser 

2. Go to

3. Log in with your class code mss0041

4. Select your child's name and they’re in! 

For iOS/ androids:

1. First launch the Epic app

2. Select “Have an account? Log In” then click “Students & Educators”

3. Log in with your class code mss0041

4. Select your child's name and they’re in!

Happy Reading !

Year 1 common exception spellings to learn.

Photos of our class learning at home.

Noah has learnt to make a powerpoint. He put this information together about Covid 19.

Noah' s book of extra activities.

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Noah has done all the set work every week and still had time to fill his book with all this wonderful creative work. Well done Noah!

Charles on the stage!

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Zakki and Shaan in their garden