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20th April


Hello, Year 2 I hope you've had a lovely break!
Hope you are well and ready for some fun learning!

1. The Daily Five - Maths

Mental Maths:  First spend 10 minutes playing on the numbots.  Remember that your login is in your home learning pack or blue home school book.

White Rose Maths:  Today we are learning about finding a quarter of a total amount.  Get ready by having just on 30 items (like raisins, buttons, beads, pasta or even small cars) that you can divide into fractions also use your whiteboard and pen to draw a bar model to share out your items.

PARENTS (We are a week behind so please click the link find week one lesson 5.)



REMEMBER if you get stuck you can watch the video again to have another go!


2. The Daily Five - Literacy

TODAY'S Phonics: 

Pine and Maple group:  This week’s sound is:  ‘wh’ as in ‘wheel’ using Mr Thorne Phonics video

Practice: Discuss the meaning of words that contain the (wh) sound and write on your whiteboard:  when, wheel, whisk.   

Choose 3 more words from Mr Thorne’s video and write each word 3 times. 

Holly Group: This week's sound is - ey' 'as in -' Watch the Mr Thorne Does Phonics ey on You Tube, this will give you a clear pronunciation of the sound -

Watch Mr Thorne twice, the first time just watch it then the second time pause after each word and copy it into your workbook.  Then you can practice each word two more times.

Oak Group: Our suffix this week is ‘tion’. You will find your words by watching Mr Thorne does phonics on this link:

Watch it once through and then watch it again pausing it so you can write your words list in your workbook. Then practice each word three times.


3. The Daily Five - Exercise and Outside Time

This week we are having a go at Kids Zumba, please join in:  I Like to Move it


4. The Daily Five - Project

Making Play Dough for tomorrow’s Maths Lesson.  Once you have made it have a go at making a few items then take a photo of it.  Then carefully put it away for tomorrow morning.

Homemade play-dough (salt dough)


1 cups flour

1/2 cup salt

1 1/2 tsp oil

1/2 cup water with 8-12 drops of food colouring mixed into the water


  • First mix all ingredients into a bowl.
  • Then mix and knead with hands until it doesn't stick to hands.
  • Finally store in airtight container in fridge.



5. The Daily Five - Reading and Reading Comprehension

Our Geography Topic for next few weeks is The Ocean and the Sea

Our watery, fishy, sea creature story is called:  Commotion in the Ocean

Listen and read the story:

In your work book please draw an under the ocean picture drawing 8 creatures from the story and colour and label them.