Year 2 Home Learning – Thursday 11th February

Good morning Year 2!

It’s another day of home learning.

We’ve seen some great work that has been emailed to us, and we’d love to see more.

Remember we have a zoom register at 10.20am every morning. It is important you log in to this on time so that we can say good morning to each other, complete an online activity as well as explaining our work for the day. A link for this has been sent to the parent email you have registered at school. Please email us at the Year 2 email address if you need a new link sending to you.
Please bring paper and a pencil/pen to the zoom register.

Please remember to comment on the blog when you have completed your tasks, and to email us your completed work so we can see what you have been doing and support you if needed. Work can be emailed to
Have a great day and we will be waiting for you when we can all go back to school together!

Miss Duncan, Miss Battams and the rest of the Year 2 team.


Here is today’s home learning tasks

English – Reading

Here is Miss Mann explaining today’s reading task. Today’s reading task is about The City of London.

Here is the reading used for today’s task:

Comprehension Questions:

  • Who built the City of London?
  • How many people use the London Tube each day?
  • Why do you think so many people visit London each year?
  • Describe the London Tube service in one sentence.
  • Which member of The Royal Family lives at Buckingham Palace?
  • Why does Tower Bridge lift up?

Remember to answer each question in full sentences. Also, try to use the conjunction because as much as you can. 

English – Writing


Using the information you have learnt about London imagine I have never been or heard about it before.

Why should I go there?

Using the sentence openers below try and persuade me to go.

What is there? What can I do or see? Would I like it?

-In London you can see

-When walking around you can

-On the …

-You would like to…



Below is Miss Mann’s Phonics lesson for Thursday. You can pause the video at anytime so that you have enough time to read, write and check your work.

Please let us know how you get on by sending your work to the Year 2 email account.


Here is Miss Mann explaining today’s maths lesson. If you need to pause or rewind the video, please do. Today’s maths lesson focusses on multiplying by 5.


Here are the independent tasks. If you need to watch the video again to help, please do.

Starter Activity:

Independent Tasks:


Warm up: Wiggle your fingers up high, down low, to the side and in front of you.
Stretch your fingers out like fireworks twelve times.
Can you write the following KS1 words at least four times? Remember to leave a finger space.





Tick your neatest formation and be proud of your handwriting. Remember, you should be practising writing these words down on paper and not typing them into the blog comments as this will not help develop your handwriting skills.
You can use these letter formations to help you write your letters correctly. This is the Kinetic Letters font that we teach in school.



Based on your English tasks you are going to create a piece of art about London

Here are some examples.

The artist have used pencil to sketch the outlines of the famous landmarks in London.

Use your pencil to include as many landmarks as you can. You can there use your pattern work to shade/fill in to add detail.




Today’s story is about a famous bear and his adventures in London.

Enjoy ‘Paddington’ by Michael Bond



Online Reading

We have an online log in which will link to some ebooks that follow our reading scheme in school. These books will allow your child to practice their phonics skills. It is a free resource. You may need to register for a free parent account to access the books.

Follow this link to log in:
Go to Oxford Owl for Home and click on enter site.
This will give you the option to choose a book recommended for your age or you can choose a book from the colour you read at school.
These are all free to read and it would be great if you could read one to someone at home.

Remember to leave us a comment on the blog to share your learning or you can email it to me at
We look forward to seeing your work!


The Year 2 Team

2 thoughts on “Year 2 Home Learning – Thursday 11th February

  • 11th February 2021 at 11:34 am

    like like like
    could could could
    should should should
    would would would

  • 12th February 2021 at 8:20 am

    Can you put i little bit big for the maths English is Okay


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