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Dear Parents/Carers,

If your child should find themselves having to isolate due to COVID-19 but they are well enough to work, please find some activities below for them to keep with their class.

We would suggest one Maths activity, one Literacy activity and one other subject area activity each day where possible. There are links and activities on this page to support their learning.

Thank you for your ongoing support from home.

Kind regards,

Mrs Pearson, Miss Carter, Mrs Straughan and Miss Pudney


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Herons – Mrs. Pearson

Seagulls – Miss. Carter

Sandcastles - Mrs.Straughan  and Miss Pudney


Super star work!!!! Stars of the week will be announced in the fortnightly newsletter from Mrs Khine.

This half term our topic is 'Dragons and Castles'.  This week you will receive a copy of the curriculum overview and new homework grid for this half term.

For the next few weeks we are learning how to write holiday brochures.  Finishing with writing a holiday brochure for a castle.  This week we are finishing our unit and writing our own holiday brochure for visiting Colchester Castle, remembering all that we have learnt.


Day 10 from the notebook slides

Watch the youtube video

Look at the suffix 'est'.  With the list of words on the slides and then add est to each of them.  Now use these words in sentences to describe a castle.  There are some examples on the slides to help.


Day 11 from the notebook slides

Today you will make a plan (use the document in files to help) for your own holiday brochure.  How will you persuade people to visit the castle? What can they do? See? Remember to include expanded noun phrases, the suffix 'est', rhetorical questions, positive language.  Some information about what they can see and do.


You can make your own brochure using plain paper or use the template in the slides.  Write your headings for your holiday brochure and some pictures of the castle.

Day 13


Now use you plan to write your holiday brochure.  Use your best handwriting, remember capital letters, full stops and conjunctions. 


Day 14

Now go back and read your writing.  Can you edit it? Are their any spellings you can correct? Add in more adjectives? Add in conjunctions? Have you missed out anything from your plan?

Practise your spellings, read you reading book and answer the questions at the back, practise the words at the front - can you spell them too?


 day 10 h.a est words.pubDownload
 day 10 m.a est words.pubDownload
 day 11 plan for independent write.docxDownload
 Holiday brochure template.pdfDownload
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Practise these Year 1 and 2 spellings, if you know them all can your write them into different sentences? Try painting them, making them out of stones, hiding them around the house, sticking them on post it notes to read around the house. Find them in your reading books.  How creative can you be?

For the next few weeks we are learning about repeated addition and multiplication. .

This video will support a recap on doubles

This video will support learning of 2 x table

This video will support learning of 5 x table

This video will support learning of 10 x table


 Doubles to 20 ladybirds easier.pdfDownload
 Tuesday doubling easier.docxDownload
 Year 2 double challenge Monday 25th Jan.docDownload
 Year 2 double challenge Tuesday 25th Jan.docDownload
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Multiples of 2 

 2 times table Powerpoint intro.pptxDownload
 2p worksheet for x2.docxDownload
 easier two times table activity.pdfDownload
 Mastery Activity Cards - The 2 Times Table.pdfDownload
 Monday Y1 count in 2s.pdfDownload
 Multiply by 2 draw it write.docxDownload
 year 2 two times table activity.pdfDownload
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Multiples of 5

 applying multiples of 5.docxDownload
 Intro powerpoint 5 x table Monday 1st Feb.pptxDownload
 Y1 band 1 count in 5s.pdfDownload
 Y2 The-5-times-table activity.pdfDownload
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Multiples of 10

 Challenge Activity Cards - Ten Times Tables.pdfDownload
 Count in tens.pdfDownload
 Easier Activity Cards - Count in 10s.pdfDownload
 Intro powerpoint 10 x table Thursday.pptxDownload
 Y1 band 1 count in 10s.pdfDownload
 Y2 The 10 times table activity.pdfDownload
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There are lots of online songs to help with learning the times tables. Children in year 2 need to learn their 2 times tables, 5 times tables and 10 times tables. It would be helpful if they could also learn their three times table and count in threes.


We are looking at Feelings and emotions this half term.

This week we are looking at what is unfair and fair. Watch the story first and then answer the questions below about the story.

Complete the sheet in the files to show your understanding of unfair and fair.

You can also play the game.

 PSHE intro game to play as a class.pdfDownload
 Thursday 27th January - PSHE for h.a and top m.a.docxDownload
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In Science this half term we are learning about the human body. Please work through this presentation to gather information.




This half term we are looking sketching and drawing. Take a look at the film clips below to try out the different sketching techniques. Now use the techniques you have learnt to draw a Dragon's eye.  Follow the step by step guide below.



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Extra! Extra! If you want some more work to do have a look at these.  Vocabulary ninja helps you to increase your vocabulary.  Practise putting the different words into sentences.

Once Upon a time is a great activity for our Vipers especially interpret.  Choose a picture and answer the questions about it.




Year 2 Useful Websites:




Borrow Box app - free app to download with an Essex library card

Phonics Play -This site is offering a free login for everyone during this period.  It includes games and resources that your child will enjoy



P.E. username: password: brightling