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Infant School

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Year 2

Letter to Y2 children

Home Learning

 

Every Monday by 3 p.m. there will be some

new activities here for you to do at home.

Ideas for your day!

9.00 -9.30

P.E

Joe Wicks on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8

Or

Just Dance on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCzgc_RelBA

9.30 – 10.00

Have a drink, a snack and a short rest after the activity!

Rest of the morning

Maths 

Mathletics homework (Tasks will be updated weekly, but once these are completed you can try out other activities) https://login.mathletics.com/?_ga=2.34380002.231064592.1585222306-1683732404.1535823698

Or NRich https://nrich.maths.org/primary  

Or  ICT games https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/index.html 

 

English

Phonics -  https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/  please click on resources and choose the activity.  Year Two can look through 2 -6.  Clicking on teaching idea will explain what to do for each activity.

You’ll find a variety of English games on here https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/literacy.html 

LUNCHTIME

Afternoon

Quiet time

Try some yoga (Cosmic Kids on YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ImHIWzP49M

Or Read a book to your child

Or Listen to a story by Oliver Jeffers https://www.oliverjeffers.com/books#/abookaday/

 

Reading

Read a book on Bug Club https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Or on Oxford Owl https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ (click on My Class Login on the search bar)

Or read a comic on http://www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk/

 

Creative time

Do some drawing / colouring / painting - look in the Creative Arts section for some sheets.  https://www.kempshottinfants.com/creative-arts/

 

Other subjects   

Science 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/school-year/worksheets/science/year-2  (2 week free trial)

History

https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/queen-victoria

 

 

Remember to keep washing your hands, drinking lots of water and having cuddles with your grown ups!

Try and get outside once a day for a short walk, run, scoot or bike ride!

 

**Remember logins for your Bug Club, Oxford Owl and Mathletics are in your reading record books. *

 

In Year 2 there are three classes, Linnet, Woodpecker and Skylark.

 

Mrs May teaches Linnet Class.

Mrs Birkett teaches Woodpecker Class.

Miss Travis teaches Skylark class.

 

In Year 2 we are developing as independent learners. We continue to read five times per week, although the books are thicker now and we read chapters, rather than whole books. Also the books are harder to read and we discuss them with our teachers and answer questions about them to help with our understanding of the text.

 

We learn about a range of writing such as topic work including fact files and we write poems, stories and descriptive writing. Some weeks, we focus on a book or poem such as ‘Overheard on a Saltmarsh’ and ‘Is there a flag on the moon?’ We use our magpie books to take ideas from authors and each other as well as learning about grammar and how we can use it correctly in our speaking and writing.

 

In maths we learn how to use the four operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and a range of different ways to solve problems using different strategies. We also learn our 2x, 5x and 10x tables.

 

Over the course of the year we learn to interpret the work of famous artists including Picasso and Mali Morris. History is one of our favourite subjects because we learn about Wonderful Women and Groundbreaking Guys such as Neil Armstrong and Florence Nightingale. We also have themed days such as Space Day and Victorian Day, which is followed with a concert. We do exciting experiments in science and explore the world around us, looking at habitats and properties of materials.

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