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Y2 Home learning 21.9.20

Information about the first official Y2 home learning can be found below on the grid. 

Playtime Fruit & Snacks

We are still offering fruit during playtime. We are unable to hand out bread sticks/rice cakes for obvious reasons but children can bring their own snack in from home to have if they wish. *Remember to consider healthier options and no nuts due to allergies.

Times-Table Challenge

On Friday 25th September we will be starting the Belmont timed times-table challenge. Your child will bring their grid home on Friday so you can see how they got on. Please remember that there is no expectation to move up a level every week. The average level at the end of Y2 is around level 4/5. 

PE Lessons

This year, children should come to school in their PE kit on the days they have PE to minimise the things we are bringing into school. See the timetable below for the days of the week where we are having PE. 

Apricots - Tuesday (indoor PE) and Wednesday (outdoor PE) 

Damsons - Wednesday (indoor PE) & Thursday (outdoor PE)

Books for Year 2

Here is a list of 50 books that are recommended reads for Year 2. We are collecting the books on this list so if you have any that are no longer wanted, please send them into school. 

50 Reads for Year 2


Handwriting sheets (to print off at home)

Handwriting cursive alphabet

Handwriting cursive days of the week

Handwriting cursive Y2 words 


Calendar/ Key dates

School Diary

13.10.20 Dressing up day for The Great Fire of London (Apricots don't need their PE kit - we will do double PE on Wednesday 14th October)

We will be going back in time to 1666 for the day. Your child needs to come to school dressed in clothes from the time of The Great Fire (e.g. long skirts, shawls, waistcoats, caps). 

23.10.20 Gardening Lesson - Please come to school wearing clothes suitable for gardening.

W.b. 26.10.20 Half term



Home Learning for this week:


15 minutes daily.

Please return every Monday and every Friday to get new books. 

CGP Grammar & Punctuation Workbook

Please complete page 12 -Capital letters and full stops.


Please return on Monday 28th September to be checked.


CGP Maths Reasoning Workbook

Please complete page 1 (Numbers 1 to 20) and page 2 (Place value).


Please return on Monday 28th September to be checked.



Practise these ten words for the spelling test on Monday 28th September. There is an optional spelling grid to help you learn the words. 

Spelling c for s













Practise for the Friday challenge. Times Table Challenges can be printed here


This week we have added some Y2 activities:

Counting 2

Number and Place value

Please complete by 28th September. 

Creative Home Learning Project 

 I Love London - TBC


General Routine Information



We visit the library every Monday.

Tuesday Indoor PE (Apricots) Apricots need to come to school in a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled.

Outdoor PE (Apricots) 

Indoor PE (Damsons)

Apricots & Damsons need to come to school in a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled.

Outdoor PE (Damsons) 

Damsons need to come to school in a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled.


Times-Table Challenge

 This takes place in class every Friday. 

For further information about Home Learning and ideas on how to support your child please click here

Our Autumn topic is 'I Love London'.

Word Aware vocabulary grid

Word Aware Grid Autumn 2020

Learning Tree 

Y2 Autumn Learning Tree 2020

Learning this week:
English Reading Assessment 
Maths Maths Assessment 
Learning next week:
English Claude in the City 
Maths Addition and Subtraction 

BHSA Apricots: Etelka (Kartal's mum)

BHSA Damsons: Nathany (Gabi's mum) & Gabriela (Amaia's mum)

Thank you for your support this year!