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 Summer 2019


Homework Title:

The Vivacious Victorians





Suggested activities:


  • Draw and research a Victorian toy
  • Research about a famous Victorian person
  • Measure and make a Victoria sponge cake
  • Write a menu for Queen Victoria
  • Compare a Victorian school day to your school day
  • Draw and research two different Victorian inventions
  • Make a Victorian quiz
  • Research and write facts about Queen Victoria
  • Paint a Victorian scene
  • Write a letter to a famous Victorian person
  • Make a fact file about a Victorian artist
  • Go on a hunt around Tyne & Wear looking for Victorian features/buildings.