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Year 2

Welcome to the Birch and Maple Year Group Page

A warm welcome to Year Two. We have had a lovely start to this new school year and are looking forward to all the exciting learning we will be doing this year.

 

Important Information

  • PE is twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays. The children will need to wear their PE kits for these sessions. Please send your child to school in their PE kit every Monday and Wednesday.
  • Each week we will post the learning for next week on this page. Please check this weekly as it will contain the key learning for Year Two and links and ideas to help you support your child at home.
Meet the Year 2 Teaching Team
Please click on the Millfield logo below to access Spring Term 2021 Remote Learning:
Learning for the week commencing:
Spring term 2021

Year 2 Christmas Poem

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We would like to show you our Christmas Poem, we are sad that you can’t watch us perform this in person but we hope you enjoy the video.
We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Below you will find videos to support the home learning pack.

Currently the videos available for the tasks are:

 

Maths

Task 1: Making arrays

Task 4: Looking at how repeated addition is the same as multiplication.

Task 6: Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s.

Task 8: Finding different ways to make amounts of money.

 

English

Task 2: Writing the beginning of the story 'Home time and a flyer for Dad'.

Task 5: Story writing continued 'Household chores and a slammed door'.

Task 8: Story writing continued 'The curtains open'.

Task 10: Finishing the story 'The Star Performance'.

 

Phonics

Task 4: Adding the prefix 'un' to words.

Task 5: Learning the trigraph 'ear'.

Task 6: Learning the trigraph 'are'.

Task 7: Reading words that end in 'y' making a Green Froggy sound. 

 

SPaG

Task 1 and 2: Learning about coordinating conjunctions.

Task 2 and 3: Learning about subordinating conjunction. 

 

Topic/Science 

RE: Christmas lights (additional video to the home learning pack)

History: After the Great Fire.

 

PE

PE: A video has been created by Mr Rome where he shows you how to safely carry out the exercises set by the 'PE Home Workout' sheet. Watch the video and see how many of the exercises you can complete in 30 seconds.  

 

Maths - Task 1 Arrays

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This video will support your children with Maths tasks 1-3 of the home learning pack.

Maths - Task 4

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In this video we talk about how we can describe equal groups using addition number sentences and multiplication number sentences. I hope it helps you with task 4!

Maths - Task 6

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Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s.

Maths - Task 8

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Finding different ways to make amounts of money.

English - Task 2 writing the beginning of the story

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English -Task 5 story writing 'Household chores and a slammed door'

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English - Task 8 ‘The curtains open’

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English -Task 10 ‘The Star Performance’

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Phonics - Task 4 adding the prefix UN to words

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Phonics - Task 5 learning the trigraph ‘ear’

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Phonics: Task 6 learning the sound ‘are’

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Phonics: Task 7 read words ending in ‘y’

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SPaG task 1-2 - Coordinating conjunctions

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In this video you will watch a PowerPoint about the coordinating conjunctions and, or and but. You will have a chance to pause the video to complete the tasks on paper or by telling a grown up your answers. Best of luck! :)

SPaG - Task 2-3 subordinating conjunctions

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In this video you will learn about the subordinating conjunctions when, because and if. You can pause the video to complete the activities :)

History - After the Great Fire

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A video to support you with your history home learning about what happened after the Great Fire of London.

RE - Christmas Lights

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Why are lights important to Christians at Christmas?
This video is an extra activity for Year 2 children to enjoy.

PE: How to safely and correctly complete the exercises

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Watch Mr Rome safely carry out the exercises that have been set for you to complete, record it onto the 'PE Home Workout' sheet. How many can you do in 30 seconds?

Optional Topic Home learning - Autumn 2

 

This half term we learning about the Great Fire of London. If you would like to support our topic learning at home, you could create a Tudor house from junk modelling materials e.g. cereal boxes, toilet rolls etc. Research what they looked like and discuss what they are made out of. Once you have completed your model, email your class teacher a photo. We can't wait to see what you create!
Learning for the week commencing:

 

 

Please click on the link below to view the welcome to Key Stage 1 document.

 

 

Below are slideshows of the Year 2 classrooms. 
Birch Class

 

 

Maple Class
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