Vine Tree Primary School

Learn, Included, Respect, Enjoy, Treated Fairly

Dear Year 2 Parents,

During our school closure, we would like to offer you as much support as possible to ensure your child's learning continues. Please see the suggested daily timetable for learning and relevant links/resources below.

If you have any queries about any of the tasks and activities, please email the following class email address:

Kind Regards,

Miss Johnston.


Home learning Twinkl support and access for parents

To support you Twinkl is offering every parent in England access to all Twinkl resources with a One Month Ultimate Membership, so your children can still have access to high-quality learning during any periods of disruption.

Setting this up is really easy to do - go to and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

Home Learning 30th March 2020

Guide for parents

Please email any of the work/activities your child completes to our class email address: I would LOVE to see them!

Also remember to have a look under each subject area for NEW free online videos/lessons that you can enjoy with your children daily.


Lunch Time

Why not embrace this time and teach your children how to cook!  Enjoy lunchtime by joining Jamie Oliver everyday LIVE at 12:00pm


Children could draw/colour/paint their lunch on the template below, labelling the foods they have eaten. Encourage imaginative play, perhaps they could open up their own cafe, displaying their lunches they have cooked each week!


Lego Challenge!

Lets have fun completing this Lego 30 day challenge! This is not a compulsory activity but if you love lego you will really enjoy this. Have a go at some of the challenges and send a picture of your finished piece to our class email address. I look forward to seeing some wonderful creations! 

Read Write Inc

Free access to daily speed sound lessons. Please practise your sounds everyday. Each session lasts a short 11 minutes and can be viewed for 24 hours until the next session comes online. These lessons are important and will help your child retain their knowledge of our RWI sounds.


Please see below some revision activities I would like the children to complete.

These include:

  • Finding 1 more/1 less and 10 more/10 less
  • Greater than, Less than and Equal to (remember the crocodile always eats the BIGGEST number)
  • Representing 2 digit numbers using Tens and Ones
  • Addition and Subtraction of 2 digit numbers  


    ***10am every morning LIVE Maths with Carol Vorderman

Reading Activities

***David Walliams is also reading his stories LIVE every morning at 11:00am


Have fun with writing. Lets see if you can:

Stretch a sentence

Expand a sentence

Revise your knowledge of nouns

SPAG (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar)

Practise writing the words and then have a go at putting them into a sentence. Why not challenge yourself and try to include more than one of the words in a sentence

Then have a go at completing the SPAG Mats. 

Learning Challenge (Science)


Our Learning Challenge  question is 'What materials could the three little pigs use to rebuild their houses?'

Please go through the powerpoint below. We are going to have a look at materials we know and how they can change their shape.

Have a go at the 'changing the shape of a material' investigation!



Keep practising the colours in French. Have a go at reading the french word and colouring each part of the rainbow the correct colour. Then have a go at finding the colours in the wordsearch.


Please see below a list of online PE activities as well as games the children can play outdoors. I have also set some 60 second challenges. Why not video yourself and send me your clip on our class email address. 


***PE with Joe Wicks every morning Live at 9:00am





Please read the instructions below on how you can log in and use Charanga. There are lots of musical activities children can have fun doing at home.


***1pm weekdays LIVE music with Myleene Class

Arts and Crafts

Egg templates to decorate

Welcome to Year 2

Miss Johnston 


Mrs Beck


Welcome to our class page.

Take a look at what we will busy learning in Year 2.


General Information:

PE : Children will take part in PE on a Monday morning from 11am - 11:50am. Children should come to school on a Monday in their PE  kit and it should stay in school until Friday as they will take part in a second PE lesson on a Friday afternoon.


Homework : Children will be given homework on a Monday. Homework will alternate weeklyty for English and Maths. Homework should be handed back in no later than Monday of the following week giving children 1 week to complete it.

Children will also be given a weekly spelling list that they need to learn and will be tested on these the following week. 

Children are encouraged to read 3 times per week and parents need to sign reading records.

This half term our Learning Challenge is:

How is Sunny's home similar/different to where we live?

We will be having lots of fun exploring where we live in the UK and where Sunny  lives in Africa. We will locate each place on a map and learn about the seven continents and five oceans of the world. The children will also explore differences in weather, culture, food and animals and their habitats. 


 In English this half term we are exploring the book Meerkat Mail. We will be learning lots of new vocabulary, different sentence types and how to use adjectives, verbs and nouns in our writing.   We will write for a range of purposes including letter writing and instructions.


We will begin this half term looking at numbers to 100. We will learn about place value using practical and written methods. We will also learn how to count in steps of 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s and begin to add and subtract 2 digit numbers.