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Glen Park Primary School

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Year 2 Home Learning Page - this will be updated daily during term time, during school closure.

Background Information for Parents
This term in Literacy, the children have been working on:

  • Exploring the differences between a fiction and non-fiction text.
  • Identifying the features of an explanation text (please see example below).
  • Writing different types of sentences - particularly exclamation sentences and questions (ensuring that they have the correct punctuation).
  • Spelling words in their contracted form. E.g don't, couldn't, it's, they're (ensuring that they have the apostrophe in the correct place).

Over the next week, we will set tasks linked to the above that will enable the children to produce an explanation text about one of the four Asian animals we have been investigating in school (elephant, tiger, lion or orangutan) .

This term in Numeracy, the children have been working on:

  • Reading Tally Charts.
  • Reading Pictograms
  • Creating bar charts, tally charts and pictograms (see below for examples) -  see (you will need to register first)
  • Measuring length and height in CM and M.

Over the next week, we will set tasks linked to these to enable the children to continue to practice the key skills within each area.

Continue to encourage your child to access Spelling Shed, Times Table Rock Stars and Numbots daily. They should read for 30 minutes every day and remember they can now take an AR Quiz at home.

If you need to contact your child's teacher or would like to share home learning, please email using the address below:

Summer Term Home Learning

Click here for an example Home Learning Timetable for Year 2.

Learning Experience Task - Spanish

For your learning experience tasks this week, you are going to be learning some Spanish. Each day there will be a link to a lesson and a video for you to watch. We look forward to hearing some of what you have learnt as soon as we return to school.

Tuesday 2nd June

In this lesson, we will recap our alphabet and numbers from yesterday, then we are going to learn how to greet people and introduce ourselves in Spanish! For this lesson, you just need your brain and your voice! But you might want a pen and paper handy in case you want to write anything down.

Here is the link to today's lesson:


Monday 1st June

In this lesson we are going to learn about where Spanish is spoken in the world and we are going to learn the Spanish alphabet as well as numbers 1-5. You will need some paper and a pen or pencil for this lesson.

Here is the link to today's lesson:

Numeracy Home Learning

Tuesday 2nd June

Go to -

Choose week 5 (W/B 18th May) and choose lesson 2 - use arrays

Monday 1st June

Go to -

Choose week 5 (W/B 18th May) and choose lesson 1 - Multipication sentences using the X symbol