Year 2

Year 2: Useful Websites for Home Learning:


Education City

Children have their own log ins and Teachers will be updating and setting new tasks to complete every week, as well as access to all the other activities for English, Maths and Science.


Purple Mash

Children have their own log in and can access a range of games and activities across a range of subjects. Teachers will be also setting different activities to complete. We will also be using Purple Mash as a way to keep in touch.




Top Marks Maths:

A range of mathematical games and activities for children to complete


Times table rockstars:

Children have their own log in and set times table.



Children have their own log in. Range of activities based on Maths curriculum followed in school will be set to consolidate their prior knowledge.


White Rose Maths:

Scheme of work followed in class. Daily lessons are provided on the website based upon the curriculum they are following in class. Children who are working below age related expectations can access lower year groups.


Prodigy: Maths Game

Maths game which is set at their level. Different activities and challenges will have to be answered for the children to progress further in the game.






Teach Your Monster To Read

A phonics game focusing on supporting the learning of phonic sounds. The computer version is free.


The literacy shed:

Range of video’s and images which can be used to prompt writing and comprehension questioning. Prompts for ideas follow each video or image.


BBC Bitesize:

Range of grammar games and activities which can be completed.


Oxford Owl:

Maths and English games. Library of free e-books for children to download and access.


The Training Space:

Super Sentence Stacking with Jane Considine starting Mon at 9:45am on her YouTube channel: The Training Space, where she’ll be streaming live English sessions throughout the day for children of all ages. These are then available on her YouTube channel after.



A range of selling activities.






Account needed to access but parents can create their own using an email address. Range of videos and images to prompt scientific thinking.



Range of video’s and quiz’ focussed around nature.


Kielder Observatory Facebook page: Daily video’s with an Astronomer answering children’s questions.


BBC primary games

Lots of games suitable for children to access independently. Children will be asked questions throughout the game. Questions will be based on a range of curriculum areas.


National Geographic:

Range of games and activities. Articles available for children to read.


Mystery Science:

Variety of Science videos and experiments.


The Kids Should see this:

Science videos that will engage children. Ask questions such as: What do you think will happen? What has happened? Why do you think that has happened? What changed? What stayed the same?




Cosmic Yoga Stories:

Lots of different yoga videos which are focussed around stories.



Joe Wicks:

Lots of short child friendly workouts. Daily live PE lesson at 9am.



Lots of different videos which encourage the children to get active. Active workouts and  mindfulness videos


Just Dance:

Clips from just dance children can follow to be active.


BBC Super movers:

Movement videos which also provide aspects of the curriculum. Time table videos which place movement to the different number facts.




Red Ted Art

Lots of different craft activities to try.


Find a range of videos on youtube which children can follow to help them draw different objects.




Geography Games focussed on world geography. (Maps, cities, capital cities)




The Big history project:

Different stories and videos focussed on different time periods in history.


Horrible Histories

Different games and videos focused around a variety of historical elements.




Activities and games to support learning a language:





Games and activities to support children in learning code.



Coding website which will allow children to create their own games.


Hour of code:

Games and activities to support children in learning to code.


Reading for Pleasure:


Follow #SAVEWITHSTORIES on instagram: Celebrities reading picture books.



Oliver Jeffers facebook page will air a live reading from him at 6pm every weekday



Range of Bedtime stories and videos to accompany:



Information about how to download a range of free ebooks through the Library service:


David Walliams is sharing an audio story everyday from his book ‘The World’s Worst Children’ for free for the next 30 days.

If you require any more information regarding the Curriculum, please contact your child's class teacher.

In Early Years and Key Stage 1, we use the Letters and Sounds Phonics Scheme alongside Oxford Reading Tree books to teach early reading

If you require any more information regarding the Curriculum, please contact your child's class teacher.

Autumn 1 Plan
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Spring 2 Plan
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Summer 1 Plan
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Summer 2 Plan
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