Welcome to the Year 2 Distance Learning Hub! At the start of each week, we will be uploading new resources for your child to complete at home. These can be downloaded and printed or simply viewed online. In addition, this page also provides links to other websites and resources with ideas for delivering the school curriculum at home. 

NB If you would like to work from printed resources, and would like the school to print and send these to you, please contact the primary main office on 0121 458 5380.

We are also advising parents to sign up to the ActiveLearn website for free where you will be able to access online Maths games and eBooks from Abacus and Bug Club.

https://www.pearson.com/uk/forms/homeschool-planner-form.html

     

 

Summer Holiday Activities

We wish all of our children and families a lovely summer break.

For those wanting to complete additional activities over the holidays, we have provided resources below:

Y2 Summer Writing.pdf

Y2W15 Butterfly Life Cycle Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity.pdf

Y2W15 Maths Mat.pdf

Y2W15 money jars addition .pdf

Y2W15 onwards Maths Mat.pdf

Y2W15 onwards reading .pdf

Y2W15 Travel Workbook - Australia.pdf

Y2W15 Stories-1-26.pdf

Y2W15 Stories-27-52.pdf

 

Week beginning 13th July 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y2W14 Maths .pdf

Y2W14 Maths Fractions.pdf

Y2W14 Maths Mat.pdf

Arithmetic

Y2W14 arithmetic bookmark.pdf

Y2W14 arithmetic paper .pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Reading

Y2W14 Layers of the Ocean Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity.pdf

Y2W14 reading.pdf

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 6th July 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y2W13 Maths .pdf

Y2W13 Maths Mat.pdf

Arithmetic

Y2W13 arithmetic bookmark.pdf

Y2W13 arithmetic paper.pdf

Writing

Y2W12 and 13 - Writing.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Reading

Y2W13 Ariana Grande Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 29th June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y2W12 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y2W12 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

Arithmetic

Y2W12 arithmetic bookmark.pdf

Y2W12 arithmetic paper.pdf

Writing

Y2W12 and 13 - Writing.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Reading

Y2W12 - Reading - Dentist.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y2W12 - R.E - Hinduism.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 22nd June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y2W11 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y2W11 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

Arithmetic

Y2W11 arithmetic bookmark .pdf

Y2W11 arithmetic paper.pdf

Writing

Y2W10 and 11 - Writing.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Reading

Y2W11 - Reading - Mo Farah.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y2W11 - Art - Esther Mahlangu.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 15th June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y2W10 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y2W10 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

Arithmetic

Y2W10 arithmetic bookmark.pdf

Y2W10 arithmetic paper.pdf

English

Y2W10 - English - Resource Ways to Feel Happy.pdf

Y2W10 - English - Activity.pdf

Y2W10 - English - Guidance.pdf

Writing

Y2W10 and 11 - Writing.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Reading

Y2W10 - Reading - Wanted Poster.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y2W10 - Science - Living Things.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 8th June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y2W9 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Y2W9 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

Arithmetic

Y2W9 arithmetic bookmark.pdf

Y2W9 arithmetic paper.pdf

English

Y2W9 - English - Resource Ways to Feel Happy.pdf

Y2W9 - English - Activity.pdf

Y2W9 - English - Guidance.pdf

Writing

Y2W9 - Writing.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Reading

Y2W9 - Reading - Troll's Troubles.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y2W9 - Geography - Australia.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 1st June 2020

We hope all our families have had a lovely half term break. This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y2W8 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

Y2W8 - Maths - Activity.pdf

English

Y2W8 - English - Resource 50 Ways to Feel Happy.pdf

Y2W8 - English - Activity.pdf

Y2W8 - English - Guidance.pdf

Phonics

Daily phonics lessons can be accessed here online at 9.30am from Read, Write Inc. 

More information about RWI Phonics can be found here.

Reading

Y2W8 - Reading - Glenfall Gazette.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y2W8 - Art - Kathe Kollwitz Study.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.


 

Week beginning 25th May 2020

This week we are providing a selection of activities for your child to complete at home during the half term break:

Y2 Activity 1.pdf

Y2 Activity 2.pdf

Y2 Activity 3.pdf

Y2 Activity 4.pdf

Y2 Wombles.pdf

 

Week beginning 18th May 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around addition and difference: Y2W7 - Maths - Activity.pdf    Y2W7 - Maths - Resources.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y2W7 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Little Laughing Lemurs: Y2W7 - English - Resource Little Laughing Lemurs.pdf

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

Y2W7 - English - Activity.pdf    Y2W7 - English - Guidance.pdf

 

We also encourage children to complete an additional reading comprehension activity: 

Y2W7 - Reading - House for Sale.pdf

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied the Animals as part of their Science work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y2W7 - Science - Animals.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLOOOjGAM1s

More details about our Art Competition can be found here too!

As always, please share your child's work with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

 

Week beginning 11th May 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around addition and subtraction: Y2W6 - Maths - Activity.pdf     Y2W6 - Maths - Resources.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y2W6 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Day the Crayons Quit: Y2W6 - English - Resource The Day the Crayon Quit.pdf

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

Y2W6 - English - Activity.pdf     Y2W6 - English - Guidance.pdf

We also encourage children to complete an additional reading comprehension activity: 

Y2W6 - Reading - Plants.pdf

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied the Titanic as part of their History work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y2W6 - History - Titanic.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pxfa5D7Oqwo

While on a walk this week, have a go at this exploration activity:
 
Living Streets - Discover.pdf

As always, please share your child's work with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.


 

 

Week beginning 4th May 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around combining and partitioning: Y2W5 - Maths - Activity.pdf     Y2W5 - Maths - Resources.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y2W5 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Day the Crayons Quit: Y2W5 - English - The Day the Crayon Quit.pdf

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

Y2W5 - English - Activity.pdf     Y2W5 - English - Guidance.pdf

 

We also encourage children to complete an additional reading comprehension activity: 

Y2W5 - Reading - Shark.pdf

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied Andy Warhol as part of their Art work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y2W5 - Art.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR1OxBk8BF4

While on a walk this week, have a go at this scavenger hunt:
 
Scavenger Hunt.pdf     Draw Your Walk.pdf

As always, please share your child's work with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 27th April 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around number bonds: Y2W4 - Maths - Activity.pdf    Y2W4 - Maths - Resources.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y2W4 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Day the Crayons Quit: Y2W4 - English - Resource The Day the Crayon Quit.pdf

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

Y2W4 - English - Activity.pdf    Y2W4 - English - Guidance.pdf

We also encourage children to complete an additional reading comprehension activity: 

Y2W4 - Reading - Octopus.pdf

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied plants as part of their Science work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y2W4 - Science - Plants.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhWDiQRrC1Y

Miss Pinchin also has a PE challenge for your child! 
 

 

As always, please share your child's work and videos of your child completing Miss Pinchin's challenge with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.


 

 

Week beginning 20th April 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around number bonds: Y2W3 - Maths - Activity.pdf    Y2W3 - Maths - Resources.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y2W3 - Maths - Guidance.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Day the Crayons Quit: Y2W3 - English - Resource The Day the Crayon Quit.pdf

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

Y2W3 - English - Activity.pdf    Y2W3 - English - Guidance.pdf

We also encourage children to complete an additional reading comprehension activity: 

Y2W3 - Reading - Kangaroos.pdf

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied Amelia Earhart as part of their History work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y2W3 - History - Amelia Earhart.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAT5NiWHFIU

Mr Beardmore also has a second PE challenge for your child! 

 

 

As always, please share your child's work and videos of your child completing Mr Beardmore's challenges with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

Starting this week, the BBC Bitesize website is also launching daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

Week beginning 13th April 2020

We're providing further activities for your child to complete at home during the Easter break:

Year 2.2 KS1 Describe the Scene Worksheets.pdf

Year 2.2 Stationery Brain Teasers-1-10.pdf

Year 2.2 Number Crosswords.pdf

Year 2.3 Position Puzzles.pdf

 

Mr Beardmore also has a PE challenge for your child!

 

 

Week beginning 6th April 2020

We wish all of our families a lovely Easter break during these unprecedented times. In order to continue to engage your child at home and maintain structure to their days, we are providing activities and puzzles for this week:

Year 2.1 Numbers Wordsearch.pdf

Year 2.1 Alphabetical Order KS1 Puzzle.pdf

Year 2.1 KS1 Book Review.pdf

Year 2.1 Pirates Brain Teasers-1-10_.pdf

Rhythm and song are really important aspects of children's development. The Out of the Ark Music website provides free songs and activities for children to engage with at home: https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/ These are updated each week!

 

Week beginning 30th March 2020

This week, pupils are expected to continue with their printed study packs that were given to them/sent out prior to school closing. For those that have finished these packs, additional resources can be found here:

Year 2 Home Learning Pack.pdf

Year 2 Home Learning Pack Guidance and Answers.pdf

It is also important children engage in daily physical activity. Tune in to Joe Wicks' daily workout at 9am here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvQafyve889qVcPxYEjdSTl

In addition, why not try: Tommy the Bedtime Turtle Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCLW77sABTc

 

Week beginning 23rd March 2020

All Year 2 pupils have been issued with the following guidelines with accompanying study packs of learning activities they can do at home as part of our Distance Learning programme:

Year 2 Study Pack Guidelines.pdf

In addition, your child may also wish to complete the following:

Year 2 Practical Ideas.pdf

 

Additional Distance Learning Resources

This section provides links to websites for additional activities children can do at home.

 

Reading - Online Stories

It's always lovely to share stories with children and this is something we do every day in school! While at home, you can access online stories on Storyline Online: https://www.youtube.com/user/StorylineOnline

These are popular stories read by celebrities that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike!

Writing - Pobble 365

 On Pobble 365, an image is uploaded every day to spark children’s imagination and encourage them to write. Encourage your child to take 15 minutes to look at the pictures, answer the questions and write like an author! http://www.pobble365.com/

Writing - Super Movers

The BBC Super Movers website has lots of engaging teaching videos around key objectives from the Key Stage 1 English Curriculum.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-english-collection/zjsghbk

Spellings

Each week, your child can practise spellings aligned to the National Curriculum expectations for their year group.

The spellings for each week can be found in this document: AKAP Weekly Spelling Lists for Pupils - All Year Groups.pdf

The spelling workbook for children to practise each day can be downloaded here: AKAP Year 2 Spelling Workbooks.pdf

 

Mathematics - Times Tables

Your child has been issued with a Times Tables Rockstars username and password. Children can access times tables games and competitions on any device.

Login here: https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

 

Mathematics - Numbots

Using the same username and password as Times Tables Rockstars, pupils can also access Numbots, an online game for learning key maths facts.

Login here: https://play.numbots.com/#/intro

 

PE - home workouts

It's important children engage in regular daily exercise. Joe Wicks has recorded a variety of 5 minute fitness activities aimed at primary school children. These can be accessed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w&safe=active

 

PE - Cosmic Kids Yoga

Cosmic Kids Yoga is a YouTube channel with a variety of yoga workouts aimed at primary children: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlg052EKMtk