Year Two Learning Zone

Hi all! Miss Wain here, welcome to the Year 2 learning zone!

If you have any questions then you can email me at:
Or message me on Class Dojo.

Please send me pictures of the AMAZING learning that you get up to during this time at home, I would love to see it! Any work I get sent will be added to the proud cloud at the bottom of this page!


Check out Year 2’s amazing GANAS projects here!

Stars of the Week!

This week’s star of the week is everyone, children and parents for working SO SO hard! Thank you for working your socks off!


Day by day learning will be added on to the learning zone page each week to support learning from home until we are able to return to school safely. There will also be class dojo videos to support pupils so be sure to check there regularly.

Time table for the week commencing: 1/3/21

Monday: Google Meet at 9:15, Maths (Learning Zone), Reading, English (Learning Zone), Phonics/spelling (Video on Learning Zone). Afternoon: Geography (Video on Learning Zone).

Tuesday: Google Meet at 9:15, Maths (Learning Zone), Reading, English (Learning Zone), Phonics/spelling (Video on Learning Zone). Afternoon: DT  (Learning Zone)

Wednesday: Google Meet at 9:15, Maths (Learning zone), Reading, English (Learning zone), Phonics/spelling (Video on Learning Zone). Afternoon: Science (Learning Zone)

Thursday: Google Meet at 9:15, Maths (Learning zone), Reading, English (Learning zone),Phonics/spelling (Video on Learning Zone). Afternoon: Art (Learning Zone)

Friday: Maths (Learning Zone), Reading, World Book Day activities (Learning Zone)

World Book Day- 5th March 2021

Suggested activities from Miss Wain 

Acrostic poem


Design a front cover

Design a potato character

Finger puppets sheet

Word search 

World Book Day quiz from Miss Wain 


Day by day learning:

Monday 1st March: Make equal groups- sharing

Video to support lesson from the White Rose.


Tuesday 2nd March: Make equal groups- grouping 

Video to support lesson from the White Rose.


Wednesday 3rd March: Make equal groups- grouping (2)

Video to support lesson from the White Rose


Thursday 4th March: Divide by 2

Video to support lesson from the White Rose


Friday 5th March: Big Maths Beat That!

Big Maths Beat That song

Additional learning:

True or false?

Make equal groups- sharing

Make equal groups- grouping

Make equal groups- grouping (2)

Divide by 2


We have started a new text called: Why Elephant has a trunk!

Day by day learning:

Monday 1st March: Making a prediction

Prediction sheet

Why Elephant has a trunk video

Monday video from Miss Wain 

Tuesday 2nd March: Co-ordinating conjunctions

Tuesday video from Miss Wain


Wednesday 3rd February: Planning our writing

Wednesday video from Miss Wain 

Wednesday storyboard

Thursday 4th February: Real Write

Thursday video from Miss Wain

Sentence starters


Monday 1st March: Using the -ful suffix 

Tuesday 2nd March: Using the -ful suffix and dropping the y 

Wednesday 3rd March: Adding the -less suffix

Thursday 4th March: Adding the -less suffix and dropping the y



Try to read as much as you can at home. In the home learning packs I have included some comprehension sheets to develop those important reading skills.

Also, check out the Oxford Owl website for FREE e-books. Just click on your child’s book band. E.g. Green, Orange etc.

Burton Albion

The team from Burton Albion have also sent you some activities to complete!

Money shop

Alphabet worksheet

Home Olympics

Body parts

Internet safety word search

Matching verbs

Number patterns

Shape detective worksheet

Billy the mascot comprehension



We are going to be learning about animals and food chains this half term!

Check out this lesson from Miss Wain all about herbivores, carnivores and omnivores.


Miss Wain’s geography lesson all about the countries found in Africa

Can you spot Miss Wain’s fantastic mistake in today’s worksheet?

Map worksheet

Map of Africa

Mastery Mo statements 


Check out this lesson from Miss Wain about why it is important to be happy!

Cheering up Gerald worksheet

Check out this lesson from Miss Wain about making an African Mask!


Check out Miss Wain’s video about how to create an African silhouette picture!

Silhouette template 


Year 2 celebrated Children’s Mental Health awareness week by using chalk to share their feelings!


Can you make it to the proud cloud?

Look at what the children have been doing at school!

Wow Eddie super  GANAS work about Australia and fab RE too! Great art work based on the work of Claude Monet too, that looks ace! Yummy baking as well Eddie! Also, great art work for your GANAS project!

Well done Croft,  fantastic map of South America for your GANAS learning too! I also love your art work in the style of Monet! Fab work about what the Enchanted Wood is like at night too! Also, I love your chapter 9 and how the girls and Moon Face rescued Joe! Fab illustrations too!

Well done Ellie S for doing some fantastic English and being computing smart! Fab co-ordinating conjunction work and FANTASTIC sentence starters in your writing about Roundabout Land and I love your description of the Enchanted Wood at night! Also, great fact file about penguins!

Well done Aoife super science experiment and AMAZING similes in your writing! I also loved your super real write that you did independently! I am so proud of your phonics writing too! Good job! AMAZING writing about Moon Face too!

 I love how you were English smart and used a thesaurus Ruby A! Also, super maths and geography learning too! 🙂 I loved your writing about Lollipop Land as well Ruby!

Super work on Numbots Evie! I love your simile work as well as your super geography work! 🙂 Amazing art work too in the style of Claude Monet and FANTASTIC writing! Super baking to create the continent of Africa! Keep it up!

Super prediction about our new text Lucas and super writing about your senses! Well done!

Super continent work Rory! Well done! Also, great writing too! I like your short story about the alien! Good job!

Super work Oliver! Check out the awesome globe Oliver has made out of clay! Oliver has also done some super writing about the Faraway Tree that he found on his walk and FAB writing about the your Candy Land too! Great baking and super artwork in the style of Monet and great penguin artwork too!

Josh super work at home! Your GANAS project with the termite mounds is also FAB! Super RE poster about being a good friend and FANTASTIC writing about you Mario Land too- awesome sentence starters!

I am so proud of your writing about the Roundabout Land Ed, you have tried so hard! Your baking also looks delicious! And great description about the red dragon and super real write about Edward Land!

Super maths and geography work Maurice! Well done!

  Super work with your geography learning by making the world Harry! Great similes in your English work too and fab sentence writing! Also, great equal groups making in maths!

Super work Emily! I love your finished globe!! Also, I am so proud of your FANTASTIC real write, your sentence starters and description is amazing! Wow! I love your Monet artwork and super science experiment too!

Super reading and GANAS project about the Eiffel Tower Ellie B! Also, great science work and phonics work! Good job!

Super work at home Stanley! I particularly loved your English and phonics about the man that swallowed lots of animals! Also, I love how you are being science smart with your experiment! Also, great writing about the Dragon Land at the top of the Faraway Tree!

Wow Sebby! I love your Enchanted Wood that you have made on Paint 3D! What a star! Also, I love how you wanted to do some extra maths and I am so proud of how neat your handwriting is getting! Also, great English work! You are trying so hard!! 🙂

Wow Olivia! Super Enchanted Wood on paint 3D and great sentence writing using the -ed suffix and co-ordinating conjunctions! Also, great baking and FAB artwork in the style of Monet!

Jacob you have been busy! What a star! Great maths, phonics and English. Also, I love your finished Taj Mahal!! AMAZING! 🙂 And great science experiment about floating and sinking too! Good job making some yummy croissants during your learning about France!

 Fab drawing of a dragon that we might find at the top of the Faraway Tree and great bird house building! I also loved your writing about Roundabout Land and your fab geography learning about Australia! Awesome real write as well about the land of Fizzy Drinks and great art work and apostrophe work! Finally, look at that BEAUTIFUL handwriting! Well done Bertie! Check out Ninja Bertie too!

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