Fairlight Primary & Nursery School

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Year 2 Home Learning

Hi Year 2,

We hope you are all well.  Below are ideas to support you with learning in Maths and English this week.  Our main page has lots of links to other resources and ideas to help you with learning in other areas of the curriculum. Follow your interests! We would love to see what you have been up to over the last week. You could take pictures of your learning or any other activities and send them in to workathome@fairlight.brighton-hove.sch.uk so we can publish them in our year 2 gallery online. Alternatively add them to our Year 2 Stay in Touch Padlet Page! To keep this page private we have emailed a link directly to parents and carers of year 2 pupils.

In class we were learning about fairytales. We had started reading some fractured fairytales. Here is Mrs. Garner reading  Bleeping Beauty!



We miss you! 


Miss May, Miss Halfhead and Mrs Garner

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Can you count in ones forwards and backwards to and past 100?

Can you count in tens forwards and backwards to and past 100?

Can you start at any number?


Number facts practice

Adding and subtracting 1 or 10 from a two digit number.







Maths daily calculation practise (click this link)  



White Rose Maths (click this link)

We follow the White Rose Maths Curriculum in School. They are currently producing 5 free lessons of learning each week for the children to complete.

You can also support your child at home by helping them to learn to tell the time on an anologue clock.

Learning aim

Can I tell the time using o'clock and half past?

Can I tell the time using quarter past and quarter to?



Make your own analogue clock.

What do the hands do?

What do the numbers represent?

What time do you normally get out of bed, have lunch, go to bed?

Can you make a time table of what you are going to do each day?

How long are you going to spend on an activity? Look at the clock before you start and again at the end. How have the hands changed?


Links to resources

Make an analogue clock







Review of spelling rule previously learnt

.Dictate these sentences for your child to write.


There were lots of people at the park.

The teacher gave the children their work.

They’re playing together.


The children are used to marking their own sentences. They should tick all of the underlined

words they spelt correctly. The underlined words follow the spelling rule or they are common

exception words.


New Learning


Apostrophes for contractions

Children are already familiar with apostrophes for contractions (where ‘they are’ become they’re).

They can practise them here.



Apostrophes for possession

‘Apostrophes for possession’ is new learning for the children.

An apostrophe can be used to show that one thing belongs to or is connected to something.

This is called a possessive apostrophe.

The coat belonged to Lucy.

It is Lucy’s coat.

Children can learn more about possessive apostrophes as well as practise them here:




Here is a game you can play to practice all the spellings you need to learn in year 2. 



Fractured Fairytales


Watch ‘The True Story of the Three Little Pigs’ and some other alternative fairy tales on the links here






What is the same and what is different between these versions and the originals?

Which story do you prefer and why?

Who do you believe? Who is the most convincing? Why?



Think of a character from one of the fairytales you are familiar with. It could be the giant in Jack and the Beanstalk, the stepmother in Cinderella , Goldilocks or a wolf.

-Dress up as one of the characters and tell the story from your point of view. Can you think of excuses Goldilocks might have for being in the bears’ house?

- Design a comic strip telling the story from your point of view. https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-910-comic-book-templates

-Write the story from your point of view (as a character– try to use ‘when’ and ‘because’ as well as commas. Don’t forget your full stops, capital letters and finger spaces.

-Create a book telling the story from your point of view with illustrations.




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