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Welcome to another week of home learning! We hope you have had a lovely weekend and you are ready to start the week again. This week is only a 4 day working week as Friday is bank holiday as it is 75 years since VE day. We will set you some activities to do with your family but this is optional. If you need to help or you need to speak to us please messages us on Class Dojo. 

Hope you have a lovely week!  smiley



To start today's phonics please can you recap all of your phase 3 and phase 5 sounds.You can use your sound mats or you could use the flash cars on phonics play

Can you now practise your tricky words- You need to be able to read and spell these.

Today we are going to look at the sounds 'oe' like in toe, 'oa' like in boat and 'o_e' like bone. 

Can you read and write this words

toe                toast      bone

goes               road       spoke

tomatoes       float       home

dominoes        groan      slope


Can you now practise using picnic or Pluto?


Year 2 Phonics 

To start off with your phonics lesson have ago at what i have set the year one children. 

Then i want you to have a look at past and present tense this week. 

Watch the video on

Please have a go at some of the sheets i have attached at the bottom of this page.

Please note this is for the full week smiley


This can be done throughout the week smiley


Watch both video of Dianne Buswell reading funny bones.


Try and think about the following things whilst it's playing.

Do they manage to scare anyone at the zoo?

Were you surprised by what happened


 1.Match the character names with what they said:


  • The big skeleton
  • The little skeleton
  • The dog skeleton
  • Quotes from Funnybones
  • "Is that a toe bone?"
  • OWOF
  • "Where does this one go?


 2.Creating new ways to scare skeletons

Have a look back at both extracts from the activities above. At the end of the story they decide to scare each other.

Using the beginnings of the sentences below, write three sentences to show how they could scare each other

  • The big skeleton will _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
  • The little skeleton will _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
  • The dog skeleton will _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _




Capital letters are always used at the start of a sentence. Every letter in the alphabet can be simple (lower case) or capital (upper case).

These are simple letters (also called ‘lower case’):

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

These are capital letters (also called ‘upper case’):


At the end of a sentence we put punctuation. Depending on the type of sentence, this could be a full stop, a question mark or an exclamation mark.

Now watch this video.

Activity 1: Writing short sentences

The video explained some stages in a caterpillar's life cycle. Can you remember them?

You can always watch the video again and make notes if it helps.

Write five sentences about the caterpillar using the words leafcocoon and wiggle .

Remember to use capital letters and full stops in your sentences.

Here is an example.

  • A caterpillar sleeps in a cocoon.



Lesson 1- Finding a half

Print out the questions sheet to record your answers or write them down and ask an adult to check them. 




Today i want you to look at France. It is one of the countries which make up Europe (where we live)


Watch the Go Jetters funky facts. 

Have you been to France and seen the Eiffel tower? Mrs Worrell has...



Activity 1

Do you remember what we saw in France?

Drag the things that Freya and Chrissie saw in France onto the picture.


Activity 2

Play Pirate Bunnies: World Adventures

Are you ready for an adventure? Hop on Captain Carrot’s ship and explore the UK and the rest of the world with the Pirate Bunnies! You can earn treasure by completing quests


Activity 3 

Can you build your own Eiffel tower. You could make it using straws, lego be creative and we will give you some extra Dojo points smiley

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