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Welcome to the Year 2 Homepage

School Closure Activities 

Please keep checking in on this page for resources and websites that you can use with your children while they are off school. For the first 2 weeks we will be sending home an activity booklet and handwriting booklet which covers a wide range of curriculum areas.

 

UPDATE: After the Easter Holidays we will be adding another 2 week activity booklet based around things we have previously taught in school. This will be added to this page of the website on Monday 20th April and at this same time, on Purple Mash, the children will also be set daily reading to complete. You can collect the new workbooks from the school office on Tuesday 21st April after 9.30am. 

 

Thank you for your continued support,

The Year 2 Team 

 

 

PE: 

YouTube 'P.E with Joe' at 9am every morning for a 30 minute PE lesson taken by Joe Wicks. They are all saved on there so you can access them throughout the day. 

 

Other Tasks: 

The children's charity 'Make-A-Wish' have released a 14 day activity series for children to complete. They have based their tasks on what their 'wish' children do to help themselves through their own isolation periods. Give it a go and let us know how you get on!  

https://www.make-a-wish.org.uk/stayhomestars-signup/

 

 

 

Hello Year 2,

 

On this page you will find information about what we are learning in school and the ways to support your child's learning at home.

Staff

 

Miss H. Wistow - Year 2 Leader/ class teacher (2W)

Miss M. Godwin - Year 2 class teacher (2G)

Miss L. Kempen - Year 2 class teacher (2K)

General Year 2 Information

 

PE - Year 2 have PE on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please ensure no earrings are worn on these days, and that all long hair is tied back.

 

Library - Year 2 visit the school library on a Monday afternoon - Please ensure that children have their bookbags in school.

 

Homework - Homework will be given out on a Friday. Please make sure that it is returned to school by the following Wednesday to allow time for marking.

 

 

 

In Year 2 children have many different spellings to learn over the course of the year. Some of these words will be topic based, some will be phonics based, and some will be words from the Year 2 Common Word list. It is expected that most children are able to read these words in books and spell them in their writing by the end of Year 2.

Recommended Reading List for Year 2

 

The Legend of Spud Murphy by Eoin Colfer

Mr Majeika by Humphry Carpenter

Jinnie Ghost by Berlie Doherty

I was a Rat!: Or, the Scarlett Slippers by Philip Pullman

The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

Beaver Towers by Nigel Hinton

Fungus the Bogeyman by Raymond Briggs

Mrs Wobble the Waitress by Allan Ahlberg

The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dave Pilkey

The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman

The Man whose Mother was a Pirate by Margaret Mahy

Pirate School: Just a Bit of Wind by Jeremy Strong

The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl

Mog Time Treasury: Six Stories About Mog the Forgetful Cat by Judith Kerr

Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed by Michael Rosen

Mr Wolf’s Pancakes by Jan Fearnley

Gobbolino the Witch’s Cat by Ursula Williams

The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton

Clarice Bean, That’s Me by Lauren Child

The Story of Babar by Jean De Brunhoff

Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr

Fluff the Farting Fish by Michael Rosen

The Tear Thief by Carol Ann Duffy

How to Live Forever by Colin Thompson

Press Here by Herve Tullet

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

The Dragonsitter by Josh Lacey

Year 2 Common Exception Word List

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Extra Home Learning

 

Do you enjoy using a computer to learn?

Play some of the games below and see what you learn today!

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Each week the children will have the following homework:

 

-  spellings 

- a reading task

- a Maths, English or Topic task

 

 

Homework is expected to be in school by Wednesday each week so that there is time to mark it and give feedback.

 

Thank you for your continued support!

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