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Home Learning

Spellings, reading (a minimum of 3 times a week) and times table practise at home will be assigned weekly by your class teacher. 

Want to do more at home?

Here is a list of suggested extra tasks and projects which relate to your child's year group programme of study and topics.  


   A huge range of Maths interactive games. 


    Log in for free  and you can access a large range of ebooks arranged in book band levels.

    Images to use as a stimulus for reading or literacy activities - different every day and you can       print off questions for most images too.  

    Create your own ebooks with professional illustrations

    A range of interactive spelling, punctuation and grammar activities.

    Has lots of phonics games and word games to play.  

    Range of year 2 curriculum area games for all.

   Topic: Castles




Places to visit:

   Tower of London,

   Castle Rising,

   Longthorpe Tower (booking advised)


Books to read:

   Everything Castles: National Geographic     

   Look inside a castle: Usborne

   The Paper Bag Princess: Robert Munsch                                

   Things to make and do:

   Make a motte and Bailey castle model


   Design a flag or coat of arms for your own castle      

   Research the role of a knight

   Make a fact file about the features of a castle. How did they protect against enemies?

   Create a powerpoint presentation about  the different jobs you could have in a castle.

   Write a story containing a dragon,  a princess and a knight.

   Make a video describing the legend of St George.