St. Philip's Catholic Primary & Nursery School

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Children  »  Year 2

Up, up and away with Year 2...

Wecome to Year 2! Our class promise is to always be kind to one another and to appreciate our own talents and gifts. You can find out all about what we have been learning in class here on our Year 2 page.

Good morning Year 2! Here's some work for you to have a go at at home.
We are all missing you in class today!



Write the date and learning challenge in your books.

Thursday 21st January 2021

LC: I can write a diary entry showing opinions and feelings.

  • Read the story of Vlad and the Great Fire of London.

Vlad the Flea tells us all about the great fire. He’s so tiny; he can hide and see everything!

  • Write a diary entry for Vlad on the day of the fire. What secrets might he have found out?  What things might Vlad have seen that other people didn’t see?



Today we’re thinking all about our ten x table.

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LC: I can use my 10 x table to solve problems.

  • Answer the questions and use the power-point to help you.


We’ll be practising our singing today. Join in with this session, you’ll find out why it’s important to warm up your voice!


Can you complete the Minecraft yoga challenge? Test how well you can stretch. Have a go and see if you can complete the challenge: can you touch your toes and stand on one leg for 30 seconds? We'll be competing in class so we want to hear if you managed it!



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Wednesday 20th January 2020

LC: I can compare the features of a diary entry and a letter.

  • Read the diary entry and the letter of Thomas Farriner.
  • What features are the same? What things are different? Think about what we put in a diary entry and what we put in a letter. Who are we talking about in a letter or a diary entry?
  • Write these down under Similarities and Differences on the sheet. Stick this in your book under the date and learning challenge in your books.

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LC: I can use my 5 x table to solve problems.


Think about the technology that helps us every day. Design a new invention that you think would help you or your family every day! It could be a robot who tidies your room, or a machine that does your schoolwork for you!


Watch this video about Jairus and his daughter.
What good news does Jesus bring? How does Jesus turn sadness into joy?

  • Think about the last time you had some good news. How did you hear about it? Think about a phonecall, a text or facetime call telling you some good news! How did it make you feel?
  • Use the template of a phone to write a text message of a time you received some good news. The text message needs to be telling you the good news. You can even draw emojis too!


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Tuesday 19th January 2021

LC: I can independently write a diary entry to recount events.

We are going to recount the events which caused the fire to start in 1666!

We don’t know whether baker Thomas Farriner kept a diary!

  • Imagine that you are Thomas Farriner, the baker who started the fire. You are writing about how the fire began in your diary. Watch this video to help you


  • How would you be feeling if you knew you had started the fire?
  • Write a diary entry as if you are Thomas Farriner, explaining how the fire started on the 2nd September, 1666