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Monday 25th January

Good morning Year 2, I hope you all had a lovely weekend and are ready for another week of learning. Let's work as hard this week and produce some more fantastic work. A big well done to those children who also completed the extra challenges last week, I am amazed at how dedicated you all are and you continue to make me very proud.

Spelling Shed Success

Year 2 finished 2nd on the leaderboard last week, you are all spelling superstars. Well done to all of the children who logged on and played and a massive well done to the following 3 children for climbing to the top of the leader board once again last week - Joey you finished on a fantastic score. Come on Year 2, can we have different people next week?

1st place - Joey Taylor

2nd place - Eyla Mirow

3rd place - Shaun Dale

Here is your timetable for today.

Zoom sessions are the same as last week. The English zoom session is at 10am, the Maths zoom session is at 11:30am and the afternoon session is at 2:15pm.


Your weekly spellings are below. If you want to challenge yourself, complete the blue spellings too. Please watch the video and it will explain more about the spelling rule this week.

Please complete look, cover, write and check for your spellings and then put them into sentences.

English Starter

To begin with today, I want you to work on exclamation sentences. Watch the video below to help your understanding. After you have watched the video, write down 5 exclamation sentences. Remember the rules, the sentence has to start with How or What but it cannot be a question.


Over the next few days in English, we are going to be completing a whole school writing project.

Usborne books have released an excellent writing competition for you all to enter. We are going to be writing a letter to a child in 2030 explaining to them what it was like to live in 2020. You are not going to write the letter today, we are going to create a plan today and write the letter tomorrow.

I will send out further information about how you can enter the competition when we have finished our writing task.

Today, I would like you to complete the following activity in English. Get your self a piece of paper and put a line down the middle so you have split your page in half. On one side of the paper, write the heading: Wonderful Memories and on the other side of the paper, write the heading: Sad Memories.

I would like you to draw pictures to show me what your best memories of 2020 are and what your saddest memories of 2020 are. Watch the video below and I will share some of mine with you.


Maths Meeting

Write down 10 ways to make the number 20.

Write down 10 ways to make the number 50.

Can you use both addition and subtraction? Who can challenge themselves and use multiplication or division?

This week in Maths, we are moving on to Money. Our first session today is going to be focused on recognising coins and notes. Watch the video first to develop your understanding and then complete the activities below.

Have a look at the worksheet activities below and complete the four questions. Please don't spend time drawing the coins/notes, just write the amount and put the symbol in the middle.

Maths Challenge

Use the greater than >, less than < or equals symbol =

5p + 5p + 5p + 5p __________ 10p
2p + 2p+ 2p + 2p + 2p +2p___________ 10p + 2p
10p + 10p + 10p + 10p___________50p
50p + 50p + 50p ___________ £2


Please visit the Oxford Owl website and choose a book to read. You should all know which colour book band you are on. Please remember to send me pictures of your reading records so I can check that you are reading three times a week. You can send this every Monday.

After you have done this, watch the video below and complete your reading activity for today.


In Science today, we are going to be working on basic needs. Watch the video below and complete the Science activities for today.

First activity

Split your page into four and tell me about the four basic needs: water, food, air and shelter. Remember you can draw pictures and write sentences to say why each one is important.

Second activity

Create a pet fact file. Choose a pet, write a heading and draw a picture. After you have done that tell me as much as you can about your pet. You could have a pet panda, a pet gorilla or any animal of your choice. Remember to talk about what it eats, where it lives, how it needs to be looked after. Make it as colourful as you can and remember your neatest handwriting.

Well done Year 2!

Your work for today is complete. If you have completed everything on the learning page today, you really are a superstar because it has been very busy.

Remember to email me over you work and if you want to leave a comment in the box below, you are more than welcome too.

Mrs Farrier

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