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                          Year 2 Home Learning Ideas

As this is an important time of year for Year 2 pupils' learning, we are suggesting specific activities to support your child at home. Below is a list or ideas which can be adapted. Please let us know if you need any help and support.

 

English

Twinkl: There is free access to this website which has a range of Year 2 resources you can access.

http://twinkl.co.uk/offer

Free Access Code: UKTWINKLHELPS

Literacy Shed has a large amount videos that can be used to inspire your child’s creative writing. Each video also comes with suggested writing ideas.

https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html

 

Maths

Scolastic UK have put together a range of FREE home learning packs for KS1. Key Stage 1 pack: https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/content/39881

 

Classroom Secrets have produced some free Learning Packs to use at home to support your child’s Maths, Reading and Grammar.

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

 

White Rose Maths have shared some excellent, free lesson ideas to help you child’s maths skills:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

 

Twinkl: There is free access to this website which has a range of Year 2 resources you can access.

http://twinkl.co.uk/offer

Free Access Code: UKTWINKLHELPS

 

Reading

We have sent home two reading comprehensions and an Easter Reading Challenge for your child to complete. Please continue to read with your child daily; it will boost your child’s progress and is a great way of spending quality time with your child. Encourage your child to read a variety of books.

Classroom Secrets have produced some free Learning Packs to use at home to support your child’s Maths, Reading and Grammar.

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

Spelling Punctuation and Grammar:

Knowing how to spell all of the Year 1 and 2 common exception words (see picture), will support your children to make the required attainment targets at the end of year 2.

If your child was due to re-sit their phonics test this year you will find phonics play very useful as a practise aid.

http://phonicsplay.co.uk

You can log in for free without needing to subscribe to practise Phonics.

Username: march20

Password: home

 

Topic – Roald Dahl

Our children have been so passionate about our ‘Roald Dahl’ Topic and we know they will be excited to carry on at home.

Quentin Blake is the illustrator of Roald Dahl book. Here he teaches children how to draw Willy Wonka

https://www.bing.com/search?q=quentin+blake+draws+willy+wonka&form=EDGHPT&qs=AS&cvid=5eeebf1920774d3cb92de8828cab158c&refig=29909cb0ee9444d8d764ba411dc6b942&cc=GB&setlang=en-GB&DAF0=1&plvar=0#

Roald Dahl’s website has lots of ideas for lessons and activities at home:

https://www.roalddahl.com/home/teachers

  

Science

The following website has a wide range of resources and ideas for Science experiments you can do at home, including one linking to our current ‘Roald Dahl’ Topic.

https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/community/collection/357458/charlie-and-chocolate-factory-states-matter 

 

PE

Jo Wicks will be completing a daily PE Workout, Monday-Friday at 9am. This can be found on Joe Wicks’ YouTube channel.

GoNoodle has a wide range of fun and active videos to encourage fine and gross motor skills, mindfulness and fun! It’s free to sign up.

https://gonoodle.com

Cosmic Kids has some excellent, free mindfulness and yoga exercise. You can also find the yoga videos if you search ‘Cosmic Kids’ on YouTube.

https://cosmickids.com

 

ICT

Here are 12 free apps that can be downloaded to support your child’s learning in a variety of areas:

https://www.familyeducation.com/fun/21-free-educational-apps-kids?slide=9#fen-gallery