Year 2 2019 - 2020

Mrs Edwards

Welcome to Year 2!

Year 2 Work During School Closures


BBC Bitesize are offering free daily lessons:


- Daven Primary School is a 'Rights Respecting School'. Each week we will be focussing on an 'Article of the Week'. This week is Article 23 which states: A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity, and as far as possible, independence, and to play an active part in their community.

Under the files to download section at the bottom of this page, there is an 'Article of the Week' file which contains a variety of activities that you can do together at home. I have also attached the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which lists all the articles in child friendly language.


- Science @ Home


- Virtual Science Jamboree. Watch videos of hand-on pratical science activities - you could have a go at some at home!


- FREE National Space Centre Show! 


- If you want to take part in the Great Bug Hunt 2020, here is the link


- I have attached an End of Year Journal to the Files to Download section for you to complete.


The museum of London are doing free live interactive tours of their Great Fire of London exhibition on their facebook page:

Monday 20th July 2 - 2.30pm Part 3: How the fire changed London


Be safe when you are online: - to discuss how to stay safe online

UK Safer Internet Centre - to report and remove harmful online content

CEOP - for advice on making a report about online abuse

Childline - for support






Choose one of the following:

The Body Coach, Joe Wicks, is doing daily (Monday – Friday) live PE lessons on his YouTube channel at 9am.


Cosmic Kids Yoga



Please note that the RWI daily online phonics has been updated and improved:

YOUTUBE SPEED SOUNDS LESSON SCHEDULE 1st June – 17th July Information 

All films will be released at 9.30am from Monday to Friday. Each film is approximately ten to fifteen minutes long and will be available on YouTube for 24 hours. 

Set 1, 2 and 3 Speed Sounds lessons will restart on 1st June 2020. Set 2 and 3 Speed Sounds lessons will include new words for reading and spelling. 

All films will be in separate categories on the YouTube channel.





Oxford Owl are providing FREE ebooks. You will need to register with an email address.!/ 

You also have some reading comprehension activites in your packs and I have put some in the 'Files to Download' at the bottom of this class page (When you download it 1 star is the easiest and 3 star is the hardest). If you require more reading comprehension activities please email me and I will send these to you. 


Please see in the 'Files to Download' the Education Library Service Newsletter, which includes details about the Summer Reading Challenge and they are also doing story time and craft activities on their Facebook and Twitter.



WALT: divide


Watch the following lesson and complete the questions in your exercise book.  

Select Week 6 Lesson 2


- I have put RMEasimaths logins in your packs so you can access this.

- You have also been provided with a maths workbook to work your way through at your own pace.

- You can also access additional home learning tasks here:



WALT: create questions.


Write a letter to a friend from your class who you have not seen for a while. Remember to ask them questions about what they have been doing during lockdown and tell them about what you have been doing. 



To My Best Friend,  

I am writing to you because I have really missed you whilst we have not been in school. Have you missed me? 

During lockdown, I have been really busy having fun in the sunshine with my brothers and sisters but also doing my school work. I have really enjoyed doing the Lego and Science challanges. What have you been doing during lockdown? Are you looking forward to going back to school? I can't wait to see you again!

I am looking forward to the summer holidays and spending more time with my family. After learning about Blackpool, I really want to visit the Pleasure Beach and Blackpool Tower. Do you know what you are doing in the holidays?

Please write back to me and I will see you in September!

From Mrs Edwards


There is also a range of grammar and spelling games and activities to access using your Active Learn Primary login provided in your packs.



In your exercise book, practice writing your zigzag monster letters.  Make sure you are going in the right direction. Use these videos to help you. 









Rule: or (er sound)

Practice the following words.

word, work, worm, world, worth


- You also have spellings to practice in your home packs.

- I have attached the list of year 2 tricky words that children need to be able spell and read by the end of year 2 to the 'Files to Download' section. They could practice spelling these in their exercise book.



Complete a book review of The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch. 



I would love to see your creations, projects and what you have been up to so if you wish to email me with photos or just let me know what you have been doing, I'll be excited to see them all and will try to include them in the school newsletter.

If you need any support with the work, extra resources or if you need any work from previous days, don't hestitate to email me. 


Please remember School starts at 8.45 for Year 2 children, they are expected to be in the playground ready to enter for 8.45. Also please can I remind you that the playground equipment is out of bounds before and after school.


Please make sure P.E. kits are returned to school and that all items are clearly labelled with names! PE continues to takes place on Tuesday (Article 24).

Please make sure that reading books and reading records are in book bags and in school every day of the week (Article 28).


Milk and toast money must be sent into school on a Monday for the week.


  • Reading (at least 3 times a week). Please complete reading records, these will be checked as often as possible in school. Please make sure that these records and school books are looked after and kept in childrens book bags everyday.

  • RM Easimaths (at least 3 times a week)

  • Handwiritng/Spellings (These are sent out on a Monday to be completed every night Monday - Thursday and then returned to school on Friday). Children will complete spelling tests testing the words learnt for their homework. Children in year 2 need to be able to read and spell all words on the tricky word list, as well as the days of the week. If you require another copy of the tricky words list I have attached it below or you can contact me for a printed copy.  


If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.


Mrs Edwards











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