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Year 2

Welcome to the Year 2 learning at home page


This page has been developed to support  families who are currently at home for a sustained period (due to self-isolation, social distancing etc). This page will be updated each week to ensure that your child has instant and immediate access to learning opportunities that are current and reflective of the learning that is taking place in school.  


During any time away from school, please do not feel under any pressure to complete all of the activities.  Find a routine that suits the needs of your family.  We cannot stress enough the importance of daily reading.  See below for 7 top tips to support reading at home.


Thank you from all of us in Team Year 2



You can contact us via the email address below.                             

We aim to respond to any messages within 24 hours



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Year 2 Learning at home timetable: Week beginning 21st September 2020



Click on the image to play 'Picnic on Planet Pluto' with characters Obb and Bob.  This game is also great preparation for the Phonic Screening Check that Year 2 children will complete later in the Autumn term. 


Check below to see which sounds each group has been working on this week. 


Group 1 with Mrs Watson:                   

Group 2 with:

Group 3 with:

Group 4 with:

Group 5 with:


Most sounds will be found within phases 3 and 5.  Earlier sounds will be found in phase 2 of the game.


Spelling list for Year 2

Click on the owl to see the list.  How many can you read and spell? Choose a word.  Can you use it correctly in a sentence?



Click on the Numbot to access even more maths resources.

Your teacher will suggest the activities to use. 

Knowledge Organisers


Below are the Knowledge Organisers we are currently using in Science and History/Geography. A Knowledge Organiser is a document which shows the key vocabulary, facts and concepts that we want children to fully understand and be able to discuss by the end of the unit.   A Knowledge Organiser also gives children a chance to do some further research and reading at home.  An important part of learning is recalling and remembering these key words and facts.  Quick, fun quizzes and regular revision and discussion at home will support your child to embed this essential information.  Every time your child recalls a fact, the easier it is for the brain to find and remember the next time!

Our Science topic this Term is Living things and their habitats.

Our History topic this term is 'The Great Fire of London'

For further information about the topics your child will be covering this year please see below.

Click to read 7 top tips to support reading at home