Home learning in Year 2



Compulsory Homework
  • Reading – (15 mins per evening) Children should be heard to read regularly – parents can write comments in the reading diaries to update teachers of progress at home
  • Spellings – (5 mins per evening) Spellings will be given on a Friday to be learned for the following Friday, based on phonic or spelling patterns learned throughout the week
  • Number bonds/tables Children should learn to recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables, including odd and even numbers.


Optional Homework for Spring 2019


Homework Title:

Fire! Fire!





Suggested activities:

  • build a Tudor house/ bakery
  • explore facts based on The Great Fire of London & Gateshead
  • write a song linked to fire
  • bake some bread
  • draw or paint a fire scene
  • learn about the history of the fire service
  • explore maps from this time
  • create a new fire engine/ equipment
  • investigate how London changed after the Great Fire