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St Thomas CE (VC) Primary School
Sherwood Avenue
Huddersfield

HD2 1RQ

 

Tel:

01484 226557

 

Email:

office@stthomas.org.uk

parents@stthomas.org.uk

 

Office hours:

8.00am - 4.00pm

 

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              Year 2 Homework

                         and

           Remote Learning Page

Welcome to Year 2's Learning Page.  Each week you will have MyMaths online homework, reading, DB Primary tasks and spellings to practise.

Over each half term, everyone should complete a topic project.

 

If you are currently working at home or just want some extra home learning you will find everything you need here. The maths, reading and writing work will be changed regularly and the topic work in line with each change of topic. If you need any more support with your remote learning please email your teacher at  parents@stthomas.org.uk or through your DB Primary Email. 

 

Maths

 

Weekly Homework

 

Each week your teacher will set you homework tasks on the My Maths website.  login.mymaths.co.uk

 

You will always have an activity which you should be familiar

with and one which will stretch you more!

 

Remember to log on to TT Rockstars and practise your x-tables https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student/3866

This website also has some good games to play.....

https://uk.splashlearn.com/maths-skills/year-2

 

Reading

Weekly Homework

 

You can read to yourself, read to a family member or listen to someone else read, but try to read every day.

 

A full digital reading library is available on Oxford Owls and you can access as many books as you like.  Our digital subsrciption is up and running and your teacher will help you choose books at an appropriate level.

If you prefer traditional books, you will be given a book each Monday, please return it by Friday.

 

Remote Learning

 

If you are at home for longer period of time, waiting for a test result or staying safe in quarantine, you will find your weekly learning here. You will need to complete a maths activity each day.

 

In school, we follow the White Rose scheme of Learning, our current unit of for maths is Addition and Subtraction.

These short  video lessons will help you see what we are doing in class.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/week-8-number-addition-subtraction/

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/week-9-number-addition-subtraction/

 

Your teacher will add extra MyMaths activities to match the work being completed in class. Do this each day to make sure you keep up with the work being completed in school.

 

Remote Learning

If you are at home for longer period of time, waiting for a test result or staying safe in quarantine, you will find your weekly learning here. You will need to complete a reading activity each day.

 

In class we are reading Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

 

If you are working at home we will try to get a copy of the book to you so you can complete the work we are covering in class, or we may email a particular paragraph or page.

 

Ask your parent to check their emails.

Later on this half term we will be launching our Seesaw app which will help us share work and activities

 

Writing

 

In English we are looking at instructions, including how to make a Tudor house model, which fits with our London's Burning topic. 

Why not try writing some instructions at home? You could add numbers for each step, pictures and a 'What You Need' section.

 

Weekly Homework

Our spelling pattern for weeks 5 and 6 of this half-term is: Learning the 'or' sound. Try to learn these spellings - storm, born, score, snore, launch, pause, straw, paw.

We are also learning two common exception words - Mr, Mrs 

 

This website has some fun games to play too-https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds

 

 

Remote Learning

If you are at home for longer period of time, waiting for a test result or staying safe in quarantine, you will find your weekly learning here. You will need to complete a writing activity each day.

 

 

After half-term we were looking at diaries. We have been looking at the diary of Samuel Pepys, then writing diaries ourselves. Can you keep a diary? What should you include in it? What interesting things can you put in your diary?

After that we will work on instructions. What different types of instructions are there? Can ylou write your own instructions for something simple, like getting ready for bed or making breakfast?

 

You can also log in to DB Primary to see what tasks and games you can find. If you don;t know how to log in, conact the office.

 

 

Ask your parent to check their emails.

Later on this term we will be launching our Seesaw app which will help us share work and activites

 

 

 

 

Our Topic 

 

Our topic this half-term is London's Burning. In this topic we find out all about The Great Fire of London, the capital city itself and Samuel Pepys. 

 

 

 

 

For homework, you could:

  • Find out about the story of The Great Fire of London. What was London like back then?
  • Draw a picture of the buildings on fire.
  • See how many different materials can you find in your house (e.g. glass, wood, brick etc.).
  • Samuel Pepys wrote a diary about the fire. Can you write a diary?
  • Make a model of a house, using different materials.
  • Try making bread – take pictures or bring it in for us to try!
  • ...or anything else that you can think of to do with this topic!

 

 

Science 

In science, we are looking at Materials. What are different materials? Does materials just mean cloth? What are the properties of different materials? Can materials change? How?

This website tells you more about materials: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrssgk7

 

  • What materials can you see from your house or garden?
  • Can you find out three facts about a material?
  • Create a poster about the material of your choice.
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