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Year 2

Miss M Annese

Year 2 Oak class teacher

Mrs S Atkinson

Year 2 Pear class teacher


This page is under construction. It will be ready to utilise on Monday 20th April.

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Weekly Activities: 

These are activities which you can do ‘little and often’ throughout the week:

- Please see spelling grid for Summer 1:

- Please see spelling folder for weekly spelling resources to support your child to learn their spellings:

Year 2 Spellings W/B 30/3/2020

- Please use this spelling sheet to carry out Friday's test:

Daily Activities: 

Completing these activities every day will help you keep your brain active! Please DO NOT feel you have to print the resources out; you will be able to complete the task without the sheet printed.  

Monday 20th April - Maths

*Resources to go here*

Tuesday 21st April - English

*Resources to go here*

Wednesday 22nd April - Maths

*Resources to go here*

Thursday 23rd April - English

*Resources to go here*

Friday 24th April - History

*Resources to go here*

If you wish to share your learning with your teacher or want to ask any questions, please use the email address at the top of the page. If your child is working below or above their age expectation, please feel free to utilise previous or future year group pages to challenge them appropriately.

Extra/Optional Activities:

Here are some other activities, should you wish to complete them:


Counting in 2s

Counting in 5s

Counting in 10s

Counting in 3s 

Further Online Resources:

1. Carol Vordemans Maths School

2. David Walliams audio stories at 11am each day

3. Ruth Miskin: Tune into our daily phonics lessons. Subscribe and turn on the notifications to never miss a daily Read Write Inc. Phonics lesson: [Speed Sounds Set 3 at 10.30 am]

4. Reading - Oxford Owl: You can sign up for free. You can read books from your child’s reading band for free. The books are interactive and have some questions at the back to support their understanding: 

5. Phonics – Phonics Play: We play games on here regularly. They have made the website free:

Username: march20

Password: home

6. Education City and Purple mash: Log ins are in your child’s reading diary. There is a wide variety of choice on these sites. On Education city we have set up a ‘Homework’ for English, Maths and Science for your children to complete. All activities should be tablet friendly.

7. Number bots and Timetable Rockstars: Use your login in your reading record to continue to access.

8. BBC Bitesize KS1

9. British Council

10. Top Marks

11. Twinkl


Ideas to develop Core Subjects


Ideas to support Y2 Writing:

·       Read a story and re-write it in as much detail as you can.

·       Think of a different world to visit and write a story about it.

·       Write a character description about one of your teddies or toys.

·       Write a story where you are the main character.

·       Read and orally retell your favourite poem using actions to help you.

·       Research 3 different types of poem and write out your favourites.

·       Write a letter to a member of your family that is also staying at home.

·       Do some cooking or play a game and write some instructions.

·       After doing something interesting write a recount of what you did.

·       Write a menu and play restaurants for a mealtime.

·       Find an interesting picture from and write a story about it.

·       Research your favourite animal/country/topic of your choice and write a fact file.

·       Write a newsletter to your friends and family explaining what you have been up to that week.

·       Practise your spellings and phonic rules. You could test a family member!

·       Make an advert or poster for something you’ve made or done.

Ideas to support Y2 Reading:

·       Read for at least 15 minutes every day.

·       Ask an adult to ask you some questions about what you have read.

·       Read a story aloud to a family member using expressions.

·       Look through your books for any punctuation marks and talk about what they mean.

·       Write a book review of the different stories you read.

·       Draw a story mountain and retell the story into the 5 main parts.

·       Find at least 10 different things to read from stories to menu’s and magazines.

·       Read the blurb from a book and make a prediction before reading it.

·       Record yourself reading a book and listen back to hear if you are using expression.

·       Look through your book for exciting vocabulary and make a list of meanings.

·       Write some questions that you could ask about what you are reading.

·       Act out a story with your family – you could make a play!

Ideas to support Y2 Maths:

·       Practise your times tables (2, 5, 10, 3 and beyond!) in any fun way you can.

·       Roll two dice to make a 2 digit number and identify the tens and one by drawing them.

·       Find some numbers round the house and choose 5 to order ascendingly and descendingly.

·       Practise adding two 2-digit numbers by drawing tens and ones to help you.

·       Practise subtracting two 2-digit numbers by drawing tens and ones to help you.

·       Play a number bond game with someone to practise all number bonds up to and within 20

·       Find ½ ¼ 2/4 and ¾ of numbers, shapes, objects and lengths.

·       Share out practical sweets of draw circles and dots to solve division problems.

·       Go on a shape hunt and find all of the 2D and 3D shapes. Name their edges and vertices.

·       Explore measures by cooking and baking and using different scales.

·       Practise playing shops and using money to find totals and change.

·       Construct a tally chart of your family’s favourite food/toy etc and make a bar graph.

·       Make a game with your family involving adding or subtracting numbers up to 20.

·       Play some board games that involve counting spaces, adding money or sorting shapes.

·       Make continuing patterns from objects, shapes or numbers.

·       Make number families using + and – and =. You can draw part whole models!

·       Practise telling the time to the nearest 5 minutes using watches and clocks around the house.


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