Year 2 Remote Learning Zone

At Whitehouse Primary, we are committed to ensuring that, irrespective of lockdown or self-isolation, our children can continue to achieve and enjoy their learning.

Activities for learning at home.......


Oxford Owl for Home

This amazing website has lots of activities and support for parents to help their children with their learning.


Activity Packs

Key Stage One Learning Pack from Classroom Secrets

Key Stage One Learning Pack fromTwinkl

Key Stage One Learning Pack from Teacher's Pet

Key Stage One Learning Pack from TTS


Online Maths Resources:

TT Rockstars:   Practise your timestables and mental division skills.

Numbots: Have fun with your number skills.

Hit the Button: Practise your division and number bonds facts against the clock.

Coin Cruncher: Can you make different amounts of money using this fun game on the Natwest website?


Handwriting Numbers

Maths at Home KS1

Rolling Numbers Chants 2 3 4 5 10

Rolling 2s

Rolling 3s

Rolling 4s

Rolling 5s

Rolling 10s

WPS Key Recall Facts Book 2


Off-Screen Maths Ideas:

  • Practise telling the time to the nearest five minutes.
  • Teach someone in your family your rolling numbers – can you create your own rhyme for your rolling numbers? Can you video yourself doing your rolling numbers?
  • Practise making amounts of money using coins – how many ways can you make 50p? £1? £5?


Online Reading Resources: 

Free online reading books through the Oxford Owls website (see link above)

Reading questions   Questions to ask your child when sharing stories or books.


Keeping Active

Have fun and keep active with some of our favourite websites!

Go Noodle

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Active Maths


5 Minute Move – Workout 1

5 Minute Move – Workout 2

5 Minute Move – Workout 3


Writing Ideas:

  • Write a diary about your day.
  • Write a postcard to your teacher.
  • Write a story involving different members fo your family, What might happen? Do they have to travel somewhere unusual? Do they have to defeat a monster?
  • Write a set of family rules. Could they begin with ‘We always…’ rather than ‘We do not…’
  • Write a rap/song/poem about something you are passionate about.

When you are writing, you could plan your idea, draft it, edit and then publish it in your very best presentation. Remember to think about your punctuation and make sure your sentences make sense.



  • You could practice your handwriting by copying out your favourite bits from a book or even your funniest joke. Have fun practising your letters using different types of writing resources; e.g. pens, felt tips, pencils, glittery gel pens or in sand.




The spellings that children in Year 2 must know how to spell by the end of the year:


Also make sure you know how to spell all the Year 1 common exception words too.


Be Creative

Use these How to draw..... guides to practise drawing some of your favourite animals. Share them on the class twitter page @y2wps


Home Learning Project

Try some of the activities linked to the Olympics. How might you present your work? Create a book? A poster? A powerpoint? A video?

Whole School Olympic Project


Additional Learning Resources:

Classroom Secrets:

  • Free access to online learning platform.


  • TTS have created a curriculum-focused independent learning resource with over 40 home learning activities all planned and all prepared. With a combination of independent and collaborative learning activities, the home learning books provide a great opportunity for parents to learn with their children.

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