Home Learning: Year 1 and 2

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Week beginning 6th July 2020

Welcome to Week Six of the second half of the Summer Term. This week our topic focus will be 'Sensational Safari'. Below you will find English and Maths as well as Topic, PE and Wellbeing ideas for the week. Remember that you do not have to complete all of the tasks below. Work at a pace that suits your child, take regular breaks and enjoy the learning!

We miss you all and we would love to see your work! Please continue to send photographs for our Gallery. Please do get in touch should you require any help or clarification via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday

Good morning! Today's focus is English. Think about 'the Elves and the Shoemaker' story from last week. Today you are going to make up a story about elves that have helped people. Read page 13 to help you plan your ideas. In Maths, solve the mystery of the Sports Day trophy thief! 

Year 2 English

Year 2 Maths Game

Year 2 Spellings

Online Safety Activity

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Tuesday

Good morning! Today's focus is Maths. You are learning to add and subtract a 2-digit number and a 1-digit number (for example 12 + 7 = 19 or 45 + 3 = 48). Try Activity 1 before moving on to either Activity 2 or 3. In English, you are learning to identify and write four different types of sentences. Watch the video then select one of the three activities to complete. 

Year 2 Maths

Year 2 English

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Wednesday

Good morning! Today's focus is English. Read the riddle on page 17 of the booklet. Instead of Maths today, work through the Wellbeing Wednesday activity on mindful mazes. You do not need to complete all of the activities. 

Year 2 English

Wellbeing Wednesday Activity

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Thursday

Good morning! Today's focus is Maths. You are going to learn how to add and subtract two-digit numbers and tens. Go through the slideshow then chose either Activity 1 or 2 to complete before moving on to Activity 3. In English, use your knowledge of Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar to solve 'the Mystery of the Missing Medal'.

Year 2 Maths

Year 2 SPaG Game

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Friday

Good morning! Today's focus is English and you are going to think about your favourite memories from this year for your Record of Achievement. This is a book that contains all of your greatest achievements to date that you will have given back to you at the end of Year 6. Use the sheet below to help you plan your ideas then type up your work in neat and email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we can place it in your book. In Maths, test your problem-solving skills. Each problem gets a bit more difficult, so see how many you and your family can do together!

Year 2 English

Year 2 Maths

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Calling all Popstars! Watch episode 11 of the iSingPOP Show. Here

Week beginning 29th June 2020

Welcome to Week Five of the second half of the Summer Term. This week our topic focus will be 'Minibeast, Bugs and British Wildlife'. Below you will find English and Maths as well as Topic, PE and Wellbeing ideas for the week. Remember that you do not have to complete all of the tasks below. Work at a pace that suits your child, take regular breaks and enjoy the learning!

We miss you all and we would love to see your work! Please continue to send photographs for our Gallery. Please do get in touch should you require any help or clarification via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday

Good morning! Today's focus is Maths and we are trying something new with BBC Bitesize. Year 2 are learning how part-whole models can be used to understand fact families. Follow the instructions then select either Activity 1 or 2 to complete. Activity 2 is more challenging! In English, we are also trying something new! Read or listen to 'the Elves and the Shoe Maker' on page 4 of the booklet below. Then share the story using page 6 to help you. There is also a 15 minute Online Safety Activity for you to complete. 

Year 2 Maths

Year 2 English

Year 2 Spellings

Online Safety Activity

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Tuesday

Good morning! Today's focus is English. Look at the story of the 'Elves and the Shoe Maker' again. Then answer the questions on page 7. In Maths, solve the game ‘The Mystery of the Naughty Gnome’. Then play Times Tables Rock Stars. How many levels can you complete in the Garage?

Year 2 English

Year 2 Maths Game

Times Tables Rock Stars

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Wednesday

Good morning! Today's focus is Maths. Year 2 are learning how to compare number sentences involving addition and subtraction using the greater than, less than and equal symbols. After watching the video, select one of the three activities to complete. Instead of English today, complete the Wellbeing Activity on your best qualities. 

Year 2 Maths

Wellbeing Wednesday Activity

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Thursday

Good morning! Today's focus is English. Play Jas's Word Game on page 9 and 10. Then design elve's clothing on page 11. In Maths, test your problem-solving skills. Each problem gets a bit more difficult, so see how many you and your family can do together!

Year 2 English

Year 2 Maths

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Friday

Good morning! Today's focus is Maths. Find out about number facts and the connection between addition and subtraction. Watch both videos then complete either Activity 1 or 2 before trying Activity 3. In English, read the letter on page 12. Now write a postcard using the template on page 13 to help you. 

Year 2 Maths

Year 2 English

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Calling all Popstars! Watch episode 10 of the iSingPOP Show. Here

Week beginning 22nd June 2020

Welcome to Week Four of the second half of the Summer Term. This week our topic focus will be Jane Gooddall and the Chimpanzees. Below you will find English and Maths as well as Topic, PE and PSHE ideas for the week. Remember that you do not have to complete all of the tasks below. Work at a pace that suits your child, take regular breaks and enjoy the learning!


Thank you for sharing all of your fantastic work so far. Please keep sending in your photos in – we love seeing them! Our Gallery is looking wonderful and it has been a joy to see your achievements!


Remember that you do not have to complete all of the tasks below. Please spend no more than 45 minutes per subject and work at a pace that suits your child.
Please do get in touch should you require any help or clarification via
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on English. Year 1 will be learning about verbs using the text ‘Super Daisy and the Peril of Planet Pea’. Year 2 work will be based on a text called ‘Wombats’. There is a Maths game called ‘The Mystery of the Missing Macaws’ for Year 2, and Year 1 children should use the activities in Education City that have been set for them. Everyone can have a go at the Times Tables Rock Stars!
There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 English 

Year 2 English

Year 2 Maths Game

Year 2 Spellings

Year 1 Spellings

Online Safety Activity

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Tuesday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on Maths work. Year 1 will be learning about 2D shapes while Year 2 will be learning about capacity. When using the work from the Hamilton Trust, please begin by working through the ‘Learning Reminders’ before attempting one of either the mild, hot or ‘a bit stuck’ follow up activities. There is no expectation for the children to complete all of the practice sheets. The English task today is to write a story based on a picture called ‘Magic Biscuits’.
There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths

English Writing Task

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Wednesday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on English. Year 1 will continue their work on ‘Super Daisy and the Peril of Planet Pea’. Year 2 will be using the text ‘the Diary of a Wombat’. There are My Maths activities for Year 2, and Year 1 children should use the activities in Education City that have been set for them. Everyone can have a go at the Times Tables Rock Stars! The PSHE activity this week is an emotions board game to play.
There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 English 

Year 2 English

Wellbeing Wednesday Activity

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Thursday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on Maths work. Year 1 will continue their work on Shape patterns and Year 2 will learn about time in seconds. When using the work from the Hamilton Trust, please begin by working through the ‘Learning Reminders’ before attempting one of either the mild, hot or ‘a bit stuck’ follow up activities. There is no expectation for the children to complete all of the practice sheets. The English Activity today is a reading comprehension about Jane Gooddall. Year 1 should use the sheets marked with * and Year 2 should use the sheets marked with ***. There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths

Reading Comprehension 

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Friday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on English. Year 1 will listen to the story of ‘Super Daisy and the Peril of Planet Pea’ again before writing their own comic story. Year 2 will be learning about verbs and tenses using ‘The Diary of a Wombat’. There are My Maths activities for Year 2, and Year 1 children should use the activities in Education City that have been set for them. Everyone can have a go at the Times Tables Rock Stars!
There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 English 

Year 2 English

Year 2 Maths

Topic - Select an activity from the grid

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Calling all Popstars! Watch the iSingPOP Show. In this weeks episode, we are exploring the word 'EQUALITY'. Here

Week beginning 15th June 2020

Welcome to Week three of the second half of the Summer Term. This week our topic focus will be The Animal Kingdom – Under the Sea. Below you will find English and Maths as well as Topic, PE and PSHE ideas for the week. Remember that you do not have to complete all of the tasks below. Work at a pace that suits your child, take regular breaks and enjoy the learning!
Thank you for sharing all of your fantastic work so far. Please keep sending in your photos in – we love seeing them! Our Gallery is looking wonderful and it has been a joy to see your achievements!
Remember that you do not have to complete all of the tasks below. Please spend no more than 45 minutes per subject and work at a pace that suits your child.
Please do get in touch should you require any help or clarification via
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on Maths. Year 1 will be revisiting the money topic and will be adding different amounts together. The Year 2 children will be solving addition and subtraction word problems. The shorter English activity for today is a reading comprehension. Children in Year 1 should complete the sheets marked with * and the children in Year 2 should complete the sheets marked ***.   There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths

Reading Comprehension 

Year 2 Spellings

Year 1 Spellings

Topic - Select an activity from the grid.

Tuesday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on English work. Year 1 will be continuing their work on the Superhero ABC and Year 2 will be reading a poem called ‘The Glamdrack’ and identifying prepositional phrases. There are is a Maths Mystery Game for Year 2 and Year 1 children should use the activities in Education City that have been set for them. Everyone can have a go at the Times Tables Rock Stars!

Year 1 English 

Year 2 English

Noun Phrases PowerPoint 

Year 2 Maths Game

Topic - Select an activity from the grid.

Wednesday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on Maths. Year 1 will continue learning about money and will be finding the difference between prices. Today the Year 2 children will be adding two-digit numbers using partitioning. The shorter English task for today is another picture prompt for story writing called ‘The Dangerous Pet’.

Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths

English Writing Task

Topic - Select an activity from the grid.

Thursday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on English work. Year 1 will continue to work on the text ‘Superhero ABC’ and will be writing dialogue. Year 2 will be reading the poem called ‘The Alien’, learning about similes and writing two paragraphs about an alien. There are My Maths activities for Year 2 and Year 1 children should use the activities in Education City that have been set for them. Everyone can have a go at the Times Tables Rock Stars! At 11am, the Duchess of Cambridge will lead an online assembly where she will speak about the importance of mental wellbeing among children. The theme of the Duchess’ assembly is ‘spread a little kindness’.  Watch the assembly here

Year 1 English 

Year 2 English

Year 2 MyMaths

Topic - Select an activity from the grid.

Friday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on Maths. Year 1 will continue learning about money and revise how to calculate change. Today the Year 2 children will be learning about adding 2-digit numbers by partitioning and counting on. The shorter task for today is a PSHE activity.

Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths

PSHE

Topic - Select an activity from the grid.

Week beginning 8th June 2020

Welcome to Week two of the second half of the Summer Term. This week our topic focus will be The Animal Kingdom – David Attenborough and Climate Change! Below you will find English and Maths as well as Topic and PE ideas for the week. Remember that you do not have to complete all of the tasks below. Work at a pace that suits your child, take regular breaks and enjoy the learning!
Thank you for sharing all of your fantastic work so far. Please keep sending in your photos in – we love seeing them! Our Gallery is looking wonderful and it has been a joy to see your achievements!
Remember that you do not have to complete all of the tasks below. Please spend no more than 45 minutes per subject and work at a pace that suits your child.
Please do get in touch should you require any help or clarification via
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on English. Year 1 work will be based on the Guided Reader ‘Superheroes – All Sorts’. Year 2 work will be based on the Guided Reader ‘Wild Pets’. There is a maths game called Mystery at Dragonspire Castle for year 2 and Year 1 children should use the activities in Education City that have been set for them and can try the maths challenges on the BBC Bitesize website https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6rrn9q. Everyone can have a go at the Times Tables Rock Stars!   There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 English

Year 1 Resource

Year 2 English

Year 2 Resource   

Year 2 Maths Game

Year 1 Spellings

Year 2 Spellings

Topic - Select an activity from the grid.

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Tuesday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on Maths work. Year 1 will be learning about symmetry while year 2 will be learning about weight. When using the work from the Hamilton Trust please begin by working through the ‘Learning Reminders’ before attempting one of either the mild, hot or ‘a bit stuck’ follow up activities. There is no expectation for the children to complete all of the practice sheets. The English task today is a reading comprehension about Superheroes.   There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths

Year 1 Reading Comprehension

Year 2 Reading Comprehension  

Topic - Select an activity from the grid.

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Wednesday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on English. Year 1 will continue their work on ‘Superheroes – All Sorts’. Year 2 will continue their work on the text ‘Wild Pets’. There are My Maths activities for year 2 as well as some maths challenges on the BBC Bitesize website https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z8ppqfr Year 1 children should use the activities in Education City that have been set for them. Everyone can have a go at the Times Tables Rock Stars!
There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 English

Year 1 Resource

Year 2 English

Year 2 Resource

Topic - Select an activity from the grid.

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Thursday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on Maths work. Year 1 will continue their work on Symmetry and Year 2 will continue their work on weight. When using the work from the Hamilton Trust please begin by working through the ‘Learning Reminders’ before attempting one of either the mild, hot or ‘a bit stuck’ follow up activities. There is no expectation for the children to complete all of the practice sheets. The English Activity is to write a story about a rat. The title is ‘Greedy’ and uses a picture as the starting point.  There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths

English - Greedy!

Topic - Select an activity from the grid.

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Friday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on English. Year 1 will continue their focus on Superheroes with the Superhero ABC. Year 2 will be learning about noun phrases using a text called ‘the Girl who cried … Monster!’ There are My Maths activities for year 2 and Year 1 children should use the activities in Education City that have been set for them. Everyone can have a go at the Times Tables Rock Stars!  There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 English 

Year 2 English

Year 2 Resource 

Topic - Select an activity from the grid.

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Week beginning 1st June 2020

Welcome to Week one of the second half of the Summer Term. This week our topic focus will be The Animal Kingdom – Welcome to the Jungle! Below you will find English and Maths as well as Topic, PE and PSHE ideas for the week. Remember that you do not have to complete all of the tasks below. Work at a pace that suits your child, take regular breaks an enjoy the learning!
Thank you for sharing all of your fantastic work so far. Please keep sending in your photos in – we love seeing them! Our Gallery is looking wonderful and it has been a joy to see your achievements!
Remember that you do not have to complete all of the tasks below. Please spend no more than 45 minutes per subject and work at a pace that suits your child.
Please do get in touch should you require any help or clarification via
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on Maths. Year 1 will be learning all about money and will be adding pairs of numbers that equal 20p. The year 2 children will be learning about multiplication. The shorter English activity for today is a reading comprehension.
There are also PE activities for you to do throughout the week.

Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths

Year 2 Maths Resource 

Year 1 English

Year 2 English

Year 1 Spellings  

Year 2 Spellings

Topic

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Tuesday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on English work. Year 1 will be working a story called ‘Handa’s Hen’ and Year 2 will be using a Hamilton Trust text called ‘Dream on’. There are My Maths activities for year 2 and Year 1 children should use the activities in Education City that have been set for them. Everyone can have a go at the Times Tables Rock Stars!

Year 1 English 

Year 2 English

Year 2 English Resource 

Topic

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Wednesday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on Maths. Year 1 will continue learning about money and will be finding totals. Today the year 2 children will be learning about division. The shorter English task for today is another picture prompt for story writing called ‘Top of the Beanstalk’.

Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths

Year 2 Maths Resource

Top of the Beanstalk

Topic

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Thursday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on English work. Year 1 will continue to work on the text ‘Handa’s Hen’ and Year 2 will continue Tuesday’s work on the text ‘Dream on’. There are My Maths activities for year 2 and Year 1 children should use the activities in Education City that have been set for them. Everyone can have a go at the Times Tables Rock Stars!

Year 1 English

Year 2 English

Year 2 Resource

Year 2 Sentence Types

Topic  

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Friday

Good Morning! Today the focus is on Maths. Year 1 will continue learning about money and how to calculate change. Today the year 2 children will be learning about multiplication and division. The shorter task for today is a PSHE task about kindness and can be found by following this link https://www.coramlifeeducation.org.uk/SCARF-home-learning-plans-set-3

Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths

Topic

Choose a game to play from the School Games PE Powerpoint

Next week

Next week in our 'Animal Kingdom' topic we will be looking at 'Sensational Safaria'!

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