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Year 2 Homework


  • Each week we expect your child to read at least 3 times.
  • Each week your child will bring home a set of spellings to practise. They can do this however they wish using one of the strategies they know. These include rainbow writing, speed writing, pyramid spelling, shape spelling or making up silly mnemonics.


rainbow writing


- t h e r e

speed writing


How many times can the word be written in one minute?

pyramid spelling







shape spelling


(see example sent home)









  • Each week your child will bring home some maths homework, related to number. Your child is expected to know many number facts off by heart, that can be instantly recalled. The "over learning" of number facts is important to support your child in memorising them. Your child will then be able to use and apply this knowledge to support all aspects of the maths curriculum.
  • Your child should continue to use Mathletics as an excellent resource to practise key maths skills.    https://community.mathletics.com/signin/#/student
Picture 1 Look at this brilliant rainbow spelling!

Homework 13.03.20


Revise contraction apostrophe spellings:

could not-couldn't

should not- shouldn't

I will-I'll

we have- we've

will not- won't


Challenge: Can you think of any others? Use them in an interesting sentence



Measurement – Length

This week in maths we have been using a cm and meter rulers to measure. Measure 10 things in your home to the nearest centimetre.

Write them in order from longest to shortest in your homework book.


Plastic Patrol

Is all of our litter made of plastic? Can you go out and about on your street and see how many pieces of rubbish can you find? Are they all made of the same material?

Send photos via Dojo or record your findings in your Homework book.


Have a lovely weekend!

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