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Year 2 - May 7th 2020​​​​​​​

Please note this is a guide of what children will be doing in school, there is no requirement for all of these tasks to be completed each day! Timings are just a guide, do what suits you and your child each day.

Learning Timetable



30 minutes

PE with Joe!

Body Coach ‘PE with Joe’


Coach Segun’s PE lessons


NIKE have teamed up with UKactive, using teachers and celebrities to deliver short, daily activities

15 minutes

Reading –The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith. Turn the sound off on this video and see if you can read it for your selves -

Now you have read it twice, try reading it with more fluency. Do your words flow as if you are talking to someone?

Activity: How did the donkey end up being wonky? Write down or talk about how you think the donkey ended up wonky. What happened to his leg?

Fun Extra: Watch the Unofficial Wonky Donkey Music Video -

1 hour


If you have been following the White Rose Hub free home learning pack you will be experts at fractions already! If you haven’t try Summer Term Week 1 Lesson 1

Here are some examples of how to find three quarters:

  1. Count the number of counters.
  2. Split your page into four.
  3. Share the dots equally (don’t forget to cross them out every time you’ve shared them)
  4. Check you have the same amount in each quarter. They all must be equal.
  5. Count how many there are in 3 of the quarters.


  1. Count the number of boxes (eg 8).
  2. Split your page into four.
  3. Put a dot in each section at a time, counting as you go. Make sure you stop when you get to the number of boxes you counted (eg 8).
  4. Check you have the same amount in each quarter. They all must be equal.
  5. Count how many there are in 3 of the quarters (eg 6).
  6. Shade three quarters of the boxes (eg shade 6 boxes).

    Can you complete the Finding Three Quarters document?
    Here are the answers.

    Click here to access WhiteRoseMaths

20 minutes


Week 3

  1. station
  2. fiction
  3. motion
  4. national
  5. section
  6. addition
  7. subtraction
  8. potion
  9. option
  10. introduction

Give your dictionary to a grown-up. Get them to read a definition out and you have to write down the word that matches the definition. Eg – Grown up reads – witches make these to do their spells. Child writes – potion.

1 hour


Your naughty toy has been found! The newspapers want you to create a newspaper report for them to publish explaining what has happened.  Think again about the following questions:

What have they done?

When did they do it?

Why might they have done it?

Who else was involved?

Did anyone see them?

Get your plan out so that you can refer to it whilst writing. Read back the work that you did yesterday so you don’t repeat yourself. Maybe tick off the sections of your plan you have already done. Carry on writing your newspaper report.

Can you include any of the following Year 2 skills:

  • Question
  • Exclamation (remember they start with how or what eg How terrible this news is!)
  • Commas in a list (Eg The egg thief had fluffy fur, evil eyes, floppy ears and a pink basket.)
  • Conjunctions (and, but, or, so, because, if, when)
Lunch Break

20 minutes

Doodle Maths

Log in to DoodleMaths and complete the extras set by your teachers.

20 minutes


Choose a different game each day.  Remember to practice your current phases (Phase 3- phase 6).

  • Username: march20             Password: home

1 hour


Topic - Science

What do animals need to survive?

Do animals need the same things as humans to survive? Discuss together also thinking about the following:

  • A cage to stop them escaping?
  • A lead to keep them safe?
  • Special treats when they are good?
  • Grooming to keep them looking nice?

Draw the template shown below onto a sheet of paper. In the middle circle draw a picture of an animal.

It could be a pet you have at home or your favourite animal (as long as you know what they need to survive). In the middle circle draw things that the animal needs to survive. In the outer circle draw things that the animal might like to have for a happy life.

5 minutes

Shared Reading

Listen to Miss Moseley read this short extract.