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Guided Group Reading

For Oxford Reading Tree click HERE

For Starfall click HERE

For DJ Cows click HERE or HERE

For Space Hangman click HERE

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Term

 

 

Here are some links to websites that the children an use to consolidate their learning at home. 

 

 

Money! Money! Money!

Year 2 have begun to revise their earlier work on money and will be working out money totals and

learning how to give change using shopkeepers addition. Click HERE to go to a very useful site to practice these concepts at home. 

 

Sequences of numbers

This term, Year 2 children will be learning about sequences of numbers. Click

HERE to go to a website and work out the numbers in each sequence. 

 

St David's Day

As we have just celebrated St David's Day, click HERE to learn more about our patron saint while playing games.

 

Ordering and Sequencing Numbers

Please click HERE to practice ordering and sequencing.

 

Chinese New Year

Some children in the class are celebrating the Chinese New Year this weekend. Click HERE to learn about this very colourful festival. 

 

Matching times!

Here you can practice matching pairs of times from an analogue clock to a digital clock and also match both an analogue clock and a digital clock to their words. Click HERE to see how you get on.

 

Reading the time!

The children have been reading the time on both an analogue and a digital time. Click HERE to practice o'clock and half past times. Click HERE to practice quarter past and half past times. Click HERE to practice reading the time in five minute intervals.

 

Florence Nightingale

Year 2 have also been learning about Florence Nightingale (better known as the lady with the lamp). Click HERE to find out more about this special lady.  

 

Temperature

Year 2 have been learning about negative numbers in the context of temperatures.

Click HERE to practice what we have been learning in school, at home.

 

Brilliant Betsi

As part of this half term's Context for learning, the children are learning about Brilliant Betsi (Betsi Cadwaladr) - a Victorian nurse.  Click HERE to read a book about the life of this Welsh heroine. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Autumn Term Here are some links to websites that the children an use to consolidate their learning at home. 

Father Christmas is Coming!!!

If you want to track Father Christmas' journey or play some Christmas games then click HERE to see where in the world Father Christmas is. 

 

Judaism

As part of Come & See Religious Education program, Year 2 children have been learning about Judaism. Here are some links to some websites that have been used. Click HERE to listen to the story of Shabbat and the Lion in the dessert, click HERE to listen to an introduction to Shabbat, click HERE to learn about celebrating Shabbat in a Jewish home and click HERE to learn about the end of Shabbat. 

 

Safe Firework Fun

Welephant has been teaching the children how to enjoy Bonfire Night by having safe

firework fun. Please click HERE to read the story again or click HERE to go to

Welephant's Game Zone. 

 

Loop Cards - addition, subtraction and much more!

The children have recently been doing addition. Please click HERE to play with loop

cards which are a little bit like playing dominoes but the children have to add 

before they can match the numbers.

 

Comparing Numbers 

Year 2 have been comparing numbers and have learnt how to use maths signs < (less

than) and > (more than) to do this. Click HERE if you want to practice this maths 

skill.

 

Symmetry

Year 2 have been learning about reflective Symmetry. Click HERE to go to a website to match symmetry pictures or click HERE to sort symmetry pictures. 

 

Odd and Even Numbers

The children have been revising and extending their understanding of odd and even numbers. Click HERE to play some other odd and even games. Click HERE to sort odd and even numbers using either one or two criteria. 

 

Winnie the Witch

The children will shortly be listening to a number of books in the Winnie the Witch series. I am sure they will thoroughly enjoy learning about Winnie's antics and find the stories very amusing. Please click HERE to go straight to the website of Winnie the Witch and Wilbur where you will find some fun things to do. 

 

Symmetry

Year 2 have been learning about reflective Symmetry. Click HERE to go to a website to do some symmetry matching or click HERE to do some symmetry sorting. 

 

Number Bonds and Much More

Year 2 have been working on their number bonds, doubling and halving. Click HERE to practice all these maths concepts at home. 

 

Park the Pods

We are learning about numbers up to 100. Click HERE to play a game while learning about numbers at the same time. 

 

Fact Families

We are working hard at learning how to write out our fact families. Click HERE to practice this at home. 

 

Life Cycles

The children have been learning about life cycles. Click HERE to order the life cycle of a frog and a human. Click HERE to order the life cycle of a butterfly. Click HERE and HERE to learn about plants including their life cycle. 

 

Fables

This week the children have been learning about fables. Click HERE or HERE to view some of Aesop's other fables.  

 

 

Billy the Seal

As part of the terms work on Cardiff Tales, Year 2 children have been learning about Billy the Seal. Click HERE to watch a short film about what made Billy the Seal so special to the people of Cardiff or click HERE to listen to a song written about Cardiff's famous seal. 

 

Cardiff Castle

As part of this terms work on Cardiff Tales, the children spent the day visiting and explore Cardiff castle. Click HERE to see the photographs of the visit. Click HERE to see a short film about the castle from a child's point of view or click HERE to learn about different parts of the castle. 

 

Roald Dahl

 

The school will be celebrating Roald Dahl Day this week. Click HERE to link to his website for children. 

 

 

Place Value

 

Year 2 have been learning about place value. Click HERE to play a game and learn about place value at the same time.

 

 

Oxford Owls

 

Reading is very important in Year 2 and we are working hard on developing our reading skills. Click HERE to visit Oxford Owls to read a wealth of e-books suitable for children. The class log in is stb2 and the class password is stb2 as well.

 

 

Counting in 10's

 

The children have been learning about counting in 10's and here are a couple of websites where they can practice this at home. Click HERE to play a game called 'Duckshoot' and click HERE to play a game called 'Spooky Sequences.

 

 

 

Ordering numbers

 

Here is another site to order numbers. Please click HERE to order numbers up to 10, then to 20 and then to 100.

 

Chinese Dragon Ordering

 

We are learning to order our numbers up to 100. Please click HERE to play the game and order numbers up to 100 at home.

 

 

Caterpillar Ordering

 

We are learning to order our numbers up to 100. Please click HERE to play the game and order numbers up to 100 at home.

 

 

Bible Stories

 

The children have been learning about King David and the psalms he wrote. Click HERE to visit BibleKids website where you can listen to stories from the Bible as well as colour some pictures from different stories.  

 

 

Give the dog a bone!

 

Do you know where the numbers are on a 100 square? Can you find the 10 bones to give to the dog? Click HERE to see if you can give the dog 10 bones before the time runs out.

 

 

Year 2 Class Prayers

 

The following prayers are prayers that are learned in Year 2. Please click HERE to see the Guardian Angel prayer, click HERE to see the Our Father and click HERE to see the Hail Mary both in English and Welsh.

 

Look Cover Write Check

 

In Year 2, the children are expected to be able to write more key words independently. Look Cover Write Check is a website which will help your child learn more of the key words and extend their knowledge and range of spelling patterns. Please click HERE to go straight to the website.

 

 

 Cookie

 

This website has a lot of educational games that the children can play at home and learn at the same time. It is an American site and sometimes the pronounciation of words is a little strange but I am sure the children will enjoy exploring this website. Please click HERE to go to this new website and have fun learning!

 

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