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Welcome to Year 2

Welcome to our Year 2 page. Here you will find important information about our Class routines, curriculum and general information. Please scroll down to keep up to date with our class blog.


Our Year 2 Staff:

Mrs Bridges – Teacher

Mrs Clark – Teaching Assistant


 

Week beginning: Monday 6th July

Welcome back to our weekly blog. I hope you are all keeping busy.

Spelling

Reading

Please read the text aloud and answer the questions.

Writing

Look carefully at the image. Try to imagine where the path might lead you. Describe what you might see and find on the way. Remember to use exciting adjectives.

Maths

Continue to access the White Rose Maths activities for Year Two.

http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Maths Challenge

Art Competition

Week beginning: Monday 29th June

Welcome back to our weekly blogs. I hope you are all enjoying the sunshine and are staying safe.

Spelling

Please learn the following spellings.

Reading

Read the text and answer the following questions.

Writing

Look carefully at the image. Write a story about where the door will lead you.

Maths

Continue to access White Rose Maths activities.

http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Maths Challenge

Week beginning: Monday 22nd June

Welcome back to our class blog. I hope you are all safe and well.

Spelling

Please learn the following spellings

Reading

Please read the text aloud and answer the questions.

Writing

Look carefully at the image and write a paragraph to describe it.

Maths

Continue to access the White Rose Maths Activities

http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Maths Challenge

Week beginning : Monday 15th June

Welcome back to our weekly blog. I hope you are all keeping safe and having fun.

Spelling

Please learn this week’s spellings

Reading

Please read the text aloud and answer the questions.

Writing

Look carefully at the image. Describe what you can see using exciting adjectives and adverbs.

Maths

Continue to work on the White Rose Maths activities

http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Maths Challenge

Week beginning: Monday 8th June

Welcome back to our weekly blog. I hope you are all well and safe.

Spelling

Please learn this week’s spellings

Reading

Please read the text aloud. Answer the questions on paper or in your book.

Writing

Look carefully at the image. What could be happening? Describe the image and write a story about what might happen next.

Maths

Continue to work on the White Rose Maths activities

http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Maths Challenge

Geography

David Attenborough is presenting some special broadcasts for Key Stage One pupils.

16th June – The World

KS1 – Continents

18th June – Oceans

KS1 – Migration

The broadcasts are available on BBC Bitesize Daily Primary

on BBC iPlayer & Red Button from 9am

Week beginning: Monday 1st June

Welcome back to our weekly blog. I hope you are all safe and well and enjoying the sunshine!

Spelling

Please learn this week’s spellings

Reading

Read the text aloud. Answer the questions in a book or on paper.

Writing

Look carefully at the picture. Write a paragraph about the scene.

Maths Challenge

Continue to use the White Rose Maths activities.

http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year

Week beginning: Monday 18th May

Welcome back to our weekly home learning blog. I hope you have all had a good week. I’ve had a lovely weekend celebrating my daughter Rachael’s 18th birthday. It was strange being in lockdown but managed to have a great time!

Spelling

Please learn this week’s spellings.

Reading

Read the text aloud. Answer the questions in your book or on paper.

Writing

Look carefully at the image below. Use exciting vocabulary to describe the story setting. Remember to use exciting adjectives and adverbs in your descriptions.

Maths

Continue to access the White Rose website for maths ideas.

http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Maths Challenge

Oak National Academy

Continue to access additional activities on the Oak National Academy website.

https://thenational.academy/

Week beginning: Monday 11th May

Welcome back to our weekly home learning blogs. I hope you are all staying safe and well. I hope you enjoyed celebrating VE Day with your families.

Spelling

Please learn this week’s spellings.

Reading

Read the text aloud. Answer the questions in your book or on paper.

Writing

Look carefully at the image below. Describe the setting using interesting vocabulary. Remember to use exciting adjectives and adverbs. Use capital letters and full stops to punctuate your sentences.

Maths

Continue to access the White Rose website for maths ideas.

http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Maths Challenge

Oak National Academy

Continue to access additional activities on the Oak National Academy website.

https://thenational.academy/

Nissan PPE Equipment

Nissan are currently manufacturing PPE equipment such as visors for NHS staff and key workers. They have asked local school children to get involved by designing a rainbow image that can be added onto the equipment to help put a smile on the faces of our amazing key workers.

If you are interested in taking part send a photo of your design by email into school. Please include your first name, age and school.

Email to new.penshaw@inspiremultiacademytrust.co.uk

Week beginning: Monday 4th May

Welcome again to our weekly home learning blogs. I am looking forward to finding out what you have been doing to keep busy and sharing your amazing work.

Spelling

Please learn this week’s spellings.

Reading

On Friday 8th May we are celebrating VE Day. This comprehension will help you find out some facts and information about this special day.

Writing

Look carefully at the picture below. What do you think might be happening in the picture? Plan an adventure story about finding pirate treasure. Remember to use exciting adjectives and adverbs. Think carefully about using the correct punctuation. You could draw your own treasure map to show where the treasure is hidden. Think of a pirate name for your character.

Maths

Continue to use White Rose Maths for this week’s work.

http//:whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Maths Challenge

Oak National Academy

Please continue to access the Oak National Academy website if you would like additional work.

https://www.thenational.academy/

It was so lovely to share our school videos on Facebook this week. Thank you for sending in your photos and videos. If you haven’t seen our videos look on the New Penshaw Academy Facebook page.

Week beginning: Monday 27th April

Hi everyone! Welcome back to our home learning blogs. I hope you are all safe and well and enjoying spending time with your families.

Spelling

Please learn this week’s spellings.

Reading

Read the text aloud. Answer the questions in your book or on paper.

Writing

Look carefully at the picture below. What do you think might be happening? Think of interesting adjectives and adverbs that you could use to describe the picture. Remember to use full stops and capital letters in your sentences. Write a story using the picture for ideas. Draw your own versions of the characters. Write an exciting adventure using your book to write your story.

Maths

Continue to access the Year 2 White Rose website for maths ideas. http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Maths Challenge

Oak National Academy

A new online classroom has been created to help support children learning at home. If you are interested in additional activities this may be of help.

https://www.thenational.academy/

Week beginning : Monday 20th April

Hi everyone! I hope you have all enjoyed Easter. Did you enjoy eating your Easter Eggs? I hope you are enjoying the sunshine and are staying safe.

The staff have made a lovely video. We all miss you and can’t wait to see you all again.https://www.facebook.com/610986869270840/videos/1338498239693187/

I hope you enjoy watching it!

Spelling

Please learn this week’s spellings.

Reading

Read the text aloud. Answer the questions in your book or on paper.

Punctuation

Add commas to the sentences. Use a comma between the items in the list. Remove any ands that you don’t need. Remember to use and between the last two items..

Writing

It’s Saint George’s Day on Thursday 23rd April. Look carefully at the image below. The picture shows George fighting the dragon. Think of exciting adjectives and adverbs to describe the picture. Remember to use full stops and capital letters in your sentences. Write a story using the picture for ideas. Draw your own dragon to go with your story. Use your book to write your story.

Maths

Access Maths work on the White Rose website http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Hit the button

Hit the button is a maths game that gives you questions that you need to answer as quickly as possible. Try number bonds, doubling, halving and 2x, 5x, 10x tables.

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

PE

Use Joe Wick’s PE sessions as often as you can.

http://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

You could try Cosmic yoga if you want a more relaxing activity.

http://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Week Beginning : Monday 30th March

Hello everyone! I hope you are all safe and well. If you have been working hard and have completed the work sent home I will be posting additional work for you to try. Well done! 

Spelling 

This spelling work follows on from the work we have done in school.

Reading

In class we have been reading texts called ’60 second read’. Help your child to read these fluently and answer the questions .

Reading 30.3.20

David Walliams is released free audio stories while schools are closed. You can link to these via his website

worldofdavidwalliams.com

Maths

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Whiterose activities linked to our fractions work in school.

We have also been working on number bonds to 20. Hit the button is a fun way to learn other number facts such as doubles, halves and 2, 5, 10 times table. You could challenge your family and see who is the fastest!

Please use your yellow exercise book if you need to.

PE

Joe Wicks is hosting PE lessons everyday at 9am on his You Tube channel.

The children have also used Cosmic Kids Yoga if you want something more relaxing! (also on You Tube)

I will keep adding to this page if I find anything I think you will enjoy!

Look after yourselves

Mrs Bridges

Hello everyone! I hope you are all safe and well. If you have been working hard and have completed the work sent home I will be posting additional work for you to try. Well done! 

Spelling 

This spelling work follows on from the work we have done in school.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-54419-year-2-term-2b-week-5-spelling-pack

This pack includes a powerpoint and a wordsearch.

Reading

In class we have been reading texts called ’60 second read’. Help your child to read these fluently and answer the questions .

Reading 30.3.20

David Walliams is released free audio stories while schools are closed. You can link to these via his website

worldofdavidwalliams.com

Maths

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Whiterose activities linked to our fractions work in school.

We have also been working on number bonds to 20. Hit the button is a fun way to learn other number facts such as doubles, halves and 2, 5, 10 times table. You could challenge your family and see who is the fastest!

 

Please use your yellow exercise book if you need to.

PE

Joe Wicks is hosting PE lessons everyday at 9am on his You Tube channel.

The children have also used Cosmic Kids Yoga if you want something more relaxing! (also on You Tube)

I will keep adding to this page if I find anything I think you will enjoy!

Look after yourselves

Mrs Bridges