Year 2 Learning Platform

All children have received their home learning packs. The home learning packs contain English, Maths, R.E and wider learning opportunities to work on at home, to ensure that every possible effort has been made for your child to continue their education at home. Each pack also contains a work book for the children to record all their work in. These will need to be returned to school when we open again as we will be looking for to seeing all the high quality work produced. 


This page will be updated every Monday with new learning tasks.


Twinkl, an education website, is offering all parents a free subscription during school closures. Please follow the link to sign up. 

You will need to create an account and use the code CVDTWINKLHELPS

Twinkl Year 2 Interactive Learning 

(You will need a Twinkl account to access the learning)

Below are a list of other learning opportuinties that can be accessed from home. 

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  • Count a range of objects up to 100

  • Use the knowledge of  number bonds to 10 to know number bonds to 100

  • Add and subtract two digit numbers using the methods the home learning pack

  • Tell the time


Read daily to continue to become fluent readers. Write down any words you do not undersatnd. Try and find out the meaning of them. You can read any books that you have at home. There are also a lot of online books that you could read and some extra activities linked to each one.

It is also important to show that we understand what we read. Use the VIPERS question prompts to dicuss the text after reading.

VIPERS Bookmarks 

Look in magazines, newspapers and books for the Year 2 common exception words or any of the sounds from each phase in Letters and Sounds. Concentrate on graphemes that look different but the sound the same. They could use a highlighter to highlight in magazines and newspapers or make lists and tables. 

Year 2 Common exception words

Letters and Sounds phase progression


Use the chart above to practise recognising sounds. Find words including that sound in books. Read the words. Make up silly sentences including the words. The following websites have lots of phonics activities. You may need to sign up but they are free.

Spelling games and activities

Practise learning to spell the Year 2 Common Exception Words. Use the spelling menu below for different strategies to use to help learn the spellings.

Spelling Menu


Practise handwriting and try and get your child to write something at least once a day. Here are some ideas:

  • Create a shopping list for the week. 

  • Write a recipe for a healthy meal of their choice.

  • Write a set of instructions for playing a favourite game.

  • Write a diary about your day. 

  • Watch write a newspaper report about one of the news stories. 

  • Choose a topic and write a report.

  • Write a story. Use a story you like and change parts.

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