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Year 2

Home Learning

Check out these links to websites and suggestions of things you can do at home.

 

Clicker is a popular Literacy support software which helps users of all ages and abilities to develop their reading and writing skills. Sentences and words are read back in a friendly, age appropriate voice that younger students can identify with, encouraging them to actively review and self-correct their work.
This links to a Parent portal, with lots of free speech and language resources, advice and tips for parents working at home with their children who have SLCN.
More speech and language activities and resources to support all children including those with SEND.
Maths of the Day is a useful website we use in school. We like it because it provides good ideas for learning Mathematical concepts in a fun and active way.
The RSPB provide a great range of outdoor learning activities for children and families. 
White Rose is a Maths resource that we use to inform our Maths planning in school. Currently they are offering free home schooling lessons and are updating their website weekly. 
Carol Vorderman's Maths website provides free daily sessions and interactive games. 
Here you can find lots of lovely interactive books to read online or watch with signing. 
Topmarks features a range of curriculum topics including English, Maths, Art, Science etc. 
Oxford Owl is a great website with a wide range of ideas for phonics and maths. Take a look at their free eBook library too, where you can find books matched to your child's book band with accompanying activities. 
This website provides lots of free phonics games to play.

ICT games provides lots of fun, interactive English and Maths activities. Maths activities are broken down into sections such as number, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and fractions- all of which will be great to focus on. 

Many of the English games are focused upon phonics, specifically high frequency words and tricky words. 

The Literacy Shed is a great website that provides inspirational pictures and videos to motivate writing. 
GoNoodle is a fantastic website that offers lots of free physical activities for children. There are different categories such as guided dances, relaxation and mindfulness.

Term 1: A place like home

 

We are very excited to begin our very first topic... A place like home! Throughout this topic we will be learning about different countries from around the world and comparing these places to where we live. We will be focusing on beginning to learn our continents and oceans.

 

In English we will be focusing upon two texts ‘Grace’s Family’ and ‘Beegu.’ We are looking forward to writing different text types and become immersed in these amazing texts.

 

In Science we are going to be looking at living things and their habitats focusing on; polar habitats, rainforests, oceans, woodland and deserts!

 

We hope you have all had a restful, fun summer and can't wait to see you in Year 2! smiley

 

Our texts in Term 1

Our texts in Term 1 1
Our texts in Term 1 2

Term 2: Horrible Histories

 

We have had a fantastic start to the year and can't wait to continue with our new topic... Horrible Histories! We are going to be focusing upon different eras in history such as Ancient Egypt and the Vile Victorians.

 

We are going to be focusing on some wonderful texts in English; Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Mummy's gold and A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

 

We are also very excited about our Medieval dress up day on Tuesday 29th October. We can't wait for our sporting festival where we will be cheese rolling amongst other exciting sporting events!

 

If you have any interesting historical artefacts or objects at home we would love to see them at school or see them via photograph on Tapestry.

Our Texts in Term 2

Our Texts in Term 2 1
Our Texts in Term 2 2
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