Y2 Home Learning

Ideas for Year 2 Home Learning – Term 1

Reading / Spelling

o   Read your Read Write Inc phonics book.

o   Write your reads in your Reading Diary to earn stickers towards your certificate.

o   Learn the 10 weekly Y1 Common Exception Word spellings, these will be set for you in your class’s Microsoft Teams for you to learn.

o   Read the Knowledge Organiser for our current topic – available via the website.

General Writing Ideas

o   Handwriting – write out sections from your favourite book, a poem, song or the newspaper in neatly, joined cursive handwriting.

o   Write a diary of your time at home.

o   Write a story about a theme of your choice.

Ideas linked to our ‘Bright Lights Big City London’ topic

o   Look at London themed interactive websites-





o   Make London landmarks out of junk, Lego or other modelling materials.

o   Look at different kinds of maps and draw simple maps with a key.

o   Find out facts about the capital cities of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

o   Listen to stories about the Great fire of London. Look at pictures from the Great fire of London and talk about what you see.

o   Sing songs about London- London’s Burning, London Bridge is falling down etc

o   Bake bread

o   Keep a record of what the weather is doing each day and pretend to be a weather reader on TV.



o   Times Table Rockstars.

o   MyMaths – more details of this to follow, including log in details.