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Year 2


Home learning for: 18th -31st May 2020


Follow along with this week's phonics lessons. 

Lesson 1: 

Lesson 2: 


Visit Bug Club each day and read a book. Don’t forget to click on the bugs to answer comprehension questions.

If your child is a free reader and has exhausted all bug club books you might like to register for  to access more challenging e-books.


Choose your premier league football player and practise your spelling while shooting goals! 


Magic Maths!  

If you would like to practise your magic maths some more,  follow this link: Select level 1 or 2 – missing number calculations to 20 and choose your question interval.

Visit Mathletics and work your way through the tasks. You can even compete with children from across the world.

Properties of 2D and 3D shapes 

Follow along with this lesson at home. What shapes can you find around your house?

PE & wellbeing 

Real PE:

Select physical cog – John and Jasmine learn to juggle

This programme is designed specifically for children in Early Years and Key Stage 1 with 12 themes, 6 areas, over 250 activities and challenges and 1000s of hours of fun and activity. This programme is also great for family play and fun.  (See login details below) 


Lean all about why handwashing is so important. 

As a scientist


Watch this video about the life cycle of a plant. Draw your own life cycle of a plant? If you have grown your own seeds at home, perhaps you could draw and label the parts of the plant and explain how they have changed since you planted them. 

Please complete a project about a habitat of your choice. If you have a brother or sister in school, you can complete one project together.  

You might like to choose: 

a cold land,  

the rainforest,  

under the sea 

an island 

British woodland 

Here are some ideas for some activities you might like to complete for your project: 

As an artist 

Create a 3D model/moving picture of your habitat. How can you create some moving parts? 

Search for a piece of artwork based around your chosen habitat. Write down your opinion of this piece of artwork. Could you recreate your own piece of artwork in the same style? 

As a designer

Design and make a shelter to protect yourself in your habitat.  Think carefully about the materials you need to select. (protection from the wind, waterproof, insulated) 

Think carefully about how to join the materials together.  

Evaluate your shelter. How could you improve it to make it even stronger? 

As a writer Write a postcard from your chosen habitat. What can you see and hear? 
As a scientist

What animals and plants would you find in this habitat? How have they adapted to thrive there? 

Watch this video about food chains. Draw and label a food chain for animals in your chosen habitat. 

As a geographer 

How is your chosen habitat different to our homes? What is the climate like in the habitat? Can you find examples of this habitat on a world map? Label any major rivers or mountain ranges that might appear on your world map.  

As a musician

Imagine the sounds you might hear in your habitat (swishing trees, howling wind, bubbles.) Can you recreate these sounds using body percussion? Perhaps you could put the sounds together into a performance. 

As a computer user

Use safe search to conduct your research about your habitat. 

Use 2sequence to create a musical score for your body percussion performance 

Please also select the following links to support home learning during school closure: - If you would like additional learning opportunities, this is the government website with online lessons and resources.– Maths fluency practise

Click the link to spelladrome to practise spellings at home too.– A wide range of programmes available, providing children the opportunity to  develop their skills in many aspects of the curriculum including word                                                            processing, artwork and coding. Children can save and revisit ongoing projects. - Bug Club is back! This is a fantastic online reading platform. 

Username - First name and surname with a space

Password - password

School code - amr6

real PE at home – online learning resources

real PE at home - includes an online programme which supports families to be active, play and learn together. It includes a programme specifically for children in Early Years and Key Stage 1 with 12 themes, 6 areas, over 250 activities and challenges and 1000s of hours of fun and activity. This programme is also great for family play and fun.  There are so many benefits to being active, not only to our physical wellbeing but also to our emotional and mental health, especially in such testing times for all of us. We hope that the ideas help support you and your family to stay fit and healthy in the coming months. Here are the details to access real PE at home:
The website address is: 
Parent email:
Password: charltonki

Click here to view more information to support you including a user guide and FAQs.