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Home learning/self isolation tasks

Thank you for all your patience in this difficult time. Your child has been shown all home learning tasks so nothing should be new or too difficult. Please help your child as and when needed and remember I am at the end of a dojo or email me at I will get back to you as soon as possible.


Tasks, websites and apps

*Purple Mash- 2 do activities- I will try and keep up to date with marking these. The Maths and English games should be played daily. Please think carefully about any written work you complete on Purple Mash and ensure that it has all the features a Y2 writer should have (capital letters, question marks and full stops in the correct places, finger spaces and ascenders and descenders. Use wow vocabulary, conjunctions such as and, but, or, when, if, that, because to join sentences. More able children should use suffixes such as  ment, ness, ful, ly, less)


*History/Geography-Research a famous explorer such as Scott, Shackleton, Hillary or Grylls. Produce a non chronological report about your explorer. Listen to the oceans and continents song (see link below). Research mountains and life in the North and South Pole.


*RE-Find out about symbols associated with Easter. Draw and write about them. Which matter most? Why? Do the outdoor Easter hunt. 


*Spelling- Practice the Y2 spelling list. The link is below. I will also add weekly spelling and phonic patterns to this page.


*If you have an IDL log in or 'Teach my monster to read' log in, use it each day and complete the lessons.


* Log on to Phonic bug daily and complete the tasks to earn coins and rewards!


*Art- Draw/paint a picture which is inspired by water. We are studying Hokusai, Hockney, Monet and Pissaro. Research one of these artists and their work.


*Read! Fiction, non fiction and poetry- write a book review, describe the characters and settings, write a new story inspired by your book, change the ending, create illustrations. At the moment we are enjoying riddles and our class novel is George's marvellous medicine!


*PE-Use BBC Supermovers and Go Noodle to stay active and mindful


*Computing- Our Purple mash units are coding and making music (We have studied the composer Vangelis)- units 2.4 and 2.7


*Science- We are learning about animals including humans. Research an animal and what it needs to stay alive, happy and healthy. Recap parts of the body, the skeleton and the senses. How do humans need to keep healthy? Keep a food/excercise diary for a week. Compare weather in Winter/Spring. Go on a Spring walk. What are the signs of Spring?


* DT- We are learning about healthy food. Design and make a healthy snack in a recycled package


* PSHE- We have been learning about healthy living and money. Keep a track of money spent in a day.