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Home Learning in Year 2

Due to the closure of the school, we have put together a set of home learning activities to support children while they are at home.

Below you will find  a weekly folder. This will include a document outlining the children's tasks for that week and any additional resources they may need to complete them. We are asking that this work is completed in the children's Home Learning book, so that we can evidence what the children have done.    

In addition to this, your child can log into our school website, where they can access activities that have been set by us. Please see the inside of Home Learning books for more details. Set tasks will be visible on their homepage and they can also access the 'Activities' section for additional games and resources. We will be encouraging the children to complete a short blog entry on the school website every day, so that they can share their learning with us. This can be found at the bottom of the children's home page on the school website.

Website

A message from all our staff!

We have created a special message for you all to let you know how proud we are of all your hard work. We cannot wait to see you all again! Enjoy!

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Home Learning Overview

Hello to our lovely year 2 children! 
We continue to be impressed with the fantastic work you are doing at home. 

A special shout out has to go to Lucas and Rielly this week, who have been sharing some wonderful work on their blogs. It really lifts our spirits to see your dedication and hard work-keep it up! 

Remember every one of you can email us via your homepage if you need any help, guidance or even if you just want to say hello. 

Please find the learning overview for all your home learning attached. 

Please Feel free to Tweet us a picture or a short video clip of your learning to @StAugustinesCPS and use #Y2homelearning or upload you fantastic learning to your personal blogs.  

Keep up all your hard work and take care, 

Mrs O'Kane & Mrs Wilson

 

English

Please visit BBC Bitesize on the following link:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z7s22sg/year-2-and-p3-lessons

Further details can be found in the uploaded document titled Learning Overview.

Maths

This week your Maths learning is all about measurement.  We are on week 10 of the home learning.  Please click on the White Rose Hub icon for the links to the videos. Below are the worksheets and answers for this weeks Whiterose Maths Lessons.

 

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Maths Answers

Science

Below you will find a link for each week's Science work for the next 5 weeks. One lesson should be completed each week.

Have fun! 

Week commencing 8th June Introduction to seasons, day and night

Week commencing 15th June Introduction to materials

Week commencing 22nd June Basic parts of a plant

Week commencing 29th June Animal groups

Week commencing 6th July Basic forces

RE

This week (wb 6th) we are learning about how Peter escaped from prison! Below you will find the story from the pupil book and tasks to complete. Please email any completed work to Mrs Scotson from your school email account, it would be lovely to see and I can share it on our webiste.

History and Geography

 

 

PE

 I hope you all enjoyed  the Sports Week activities last week. Click on the link and complete your favourite activity from the week or use the 'plan my own' section to complete your own games. 

https://st-augustines-warrington.co.uk/warrington/primary/st-augustines/site/pages/hss

Please remember to tweet any pictures @StAugustinesCPS  or email me them at hgregory@st-augustines-warrington.co.uk and I can share them on our webpage. 

 

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Music

Below you will find a link for each week's Music work for the next 5 weeks. One lesson should be completed each week.

Have fun! 

Week commencing 8th June Start Singing

Week commencing 15th June Jam Jar Instruments

Week commencing 22nd June Rhythm Match Game

Week commencing 29th June  Derry Ding Dong Dason. Lyrics can be found here

Week commencing 6th July Watch how artist Ricky Martin creates a music inspired piece of artwork. After that watch the orchestra performance of Florence Price, Symphony No.1 in E minor (3rd mvt). Get some art materials ready, paint, crayons, collage and create a piece of art while listening for a second (or third!) time. Have fun with it!

Art and Design Technology

Below you will find a link for each week's Art/DT work for the next 5 weeks. One lesson should be completed each week.

Have fun!

Week commencing 8th June Ceral Box City

Week commening 15th June Make your own Jigsaw. Use any theme you like, nature, transport, weather, superheroes, family etc...

Week commening 22nd June Paper Flowers

Week commening 29th June Recycle your old milk carton to make a colourful elephant!

Week commening 6th July: Create a famliy handprint sculpture using the following ingredients and technique. You could write your family name and 'Lockdown 2020' on it when you are painting it and keep it as a momento. 

Handprint sculpture
500g plain flour
250g salt
250 ml water
Mix into a dough
Roll out then press handprints
Bake in oven on lowest temp for 3-4 hours
Paint then varnish to seal

Useful websites

Welcome to Year 2's class page!

We are a class of 18 enthusiastic learners, lead by our teachers: Mrs O'Kane and Mrs Wilson. 

A warm welcome to our class page, where we would like to share our learning with you. On our page you will find pictures, examples of work as well as important notices/dates for your diary. Included at the bottom of the page is an overview of what topics are covered term by term.   

We hope you enjoy being a part of our learning journey!

English

After reading the story Not Now, Bernard!, we sequenced events and looked at how we can use time adverbials and adjectives to retell the story to engage the reader. We used boxing clever to orally rehearse the story using our best performance voices in preparation for writing our own version of the story

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Maths

Year 2 are off to a fantastic start! We have been introduced to the Times Table Rockstars app and are using it to learn our times tables. Lots of us have improved our speed and accuracy already! Remember, you can log in at home to practice too. Rapid recall of these facts has a massive impact on children's learning in all areas of Maths, so keep up the good work Year 2! 

Religious Education

We have been reflecting on the Christmas Story, considering how Mary may have felt at each part. We have also been preparing for Advent by taking part in a prayer trail. 

An overview of the year....

Please click on the icon below to get an overview of the curriculm being provided for your child this year.  We are very busy in Year 2 and would love it if you would support us by discussing topics covered in school at home or by visiting the library so we are able to further enhance our knowledge through sharing books.

Times Tables

We use these songs at the start of our Maths lessons as a fun way of learning to count in 2s, 5s, 10s and 3s. Ask your child to show you their funky moves!

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Awesome Art!

Music in Year 2

We have been keeping a steady pulse and composing simple, repeated patterns and performing them with a good sense of pulse and rhythm.

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