Year 2

Welcome to Year 2
The team this year are Mrs Chadwick and Mrs Franks.
I hope you are enjoying the home learning packs that are being delivered to you.
As we are not together in school at the moment, I thought we could enjoy a story together.
Click on the link below to hear the  story 'FING' by David Walliams.
By now you may be completing your work booklets.
If you have or you just fancy doing something different, try playing these games.

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Online lessons at home- Maths


This link will direct you to a series on online lessons.


The lessons come in weekly blocks of five  and are designed to help your child with essential maths skills. Most lessons are about 15 - 20 minutes long and build up knowledge step by step, so we suggest that you follow the lessons in order, starting with week one.




Should you need it, this link will direct you to the parental help page.


You may need to sign up to the NCETM site to login. (NCETM is a official government endorsed site)


Math Doodle Clipart

week beginning 18th May 2020
This week play on Number balance to work on number facts and addition.  play levels 1, 2 and 3. Make the scales equal by ensuring that both sides total the same value.
This game will help with counting in 2's, 5's and 10's.
Look out of your window or stand in your front garden and count how many cars go past. What is the most popular colour that passes? What is the least popular colour that passes?
Practise telling the time. This could be done through this game (scroll down to access the game). Read to the hour and half hour.
Choose a number between 10 and 20. How many different ways can this number be partitioned? Do bigger numbers have more ways they can be partitioned?
Daily phonics - your child should practice their sounds and blend words. Interactive games found on links below.
Also Spell the days of the week and common exception words.
Here are some writing activities
  • Write a ‘thank you’ letter to the people who collect your rubbish and recycling. What could you include in your letter? Can you think of any questions you could ask about recycling or where the rubbish goes?
  • Can you label the plants in your garden or in the house?
  • Write a weather report. Can you use any adjectives?
Reading activities
  • Listen to this information video about caring for the environment. Discuss with your child after.
  • Place these words onto paper and read them out aloud : environment, recycle, reuse, conserve. Can you put the sound buttons on? 
  • Listen to Newsround and discuss what has been happening in the world this week. What new things have you found out?
11th May 2020
This week play on this site  to work on number facts and addition and subtraction.
This game will help with counting in 2's, 5's and 10's.
Go out in the garden and observe the different creatures/animals that can be seen. Count how many of each animal/creature you can find.
Practice learning about money by playing this game. You could also use real coins and play a similar game with family members.
Select a number between 10 and 100. Make a poster showing how many different ways to make this number using addition, subtraction, multiplication etc.
Practice your phonics using these sites
Here are some writing activities
A-Z Animal list: Can you think of an animal for each letter of the alphabet. Can you add sound buttons?
● Draw a picture of your animal and label it. Can you write sentences using adjectives?
● Write a set of questions about animals you would like to find out about.
● Create a fact file about your favourite animal. Research an animal of your choice and explore the vocabulary required to describe them.
● Describe similarities and differences between animals.
Tuesday 28th April
 The government have made a brilliant website with lots of lessons for you to do, follow the link below.
Monday 27th April
Practice your maths skills with Maths Train
Place value practice with Place Value Basketball
Use this shape game to work on your shape knowledge
write the numbers 20-50 in words and numerals
Try these for spelling practice
You can also spell the days of the week and the months of the year
Continue reading and listening to 'Fing' and answering the questions
Watch newsround 
write a setting description for the picture below
20th April
If you have finished everything set for you so far, try these.
  • Play Hit the Button to practice doubles, halves, number bonds and times tables.
  • Play Balloon pop to practice counting in 2's, 5's and 10's
  • Help your grownups make a shopping list for the weekly shop and add up how many items and  the cost of some items. This game will help you practice making amounts of money.
  • Listen to 'Fing' and answer questions.
  • watch Newsround to keep up to date with what's happening
  • Read lots of different books and create a book review.
Parents/ carers can find reading information Oxford Owl Reading
This half term we will be...
Learning about number and place value in Maths.
reading 'Jack and the Baked beanstalk' and writing persuasive letter in English.
Learning about animals including humans in Science.
Learning about being chosen by God in RE.
learning about the artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo in art.