Welcome to St Thomas More ‘Home Learning’ Platform. 

Here you will find interesting and exciting learning opportunities to do at home.  

Please use the exercise book provided by the school to complete all your learning.  Make sure all work is presented well, in your best handwriting and that it has a date and title. 

 

Weekly Focused Learning:

Week 14 (W/C 13/7)

Year 2-Learning Project-Transport

Learning Project-Transition

Maths

Lesson 1 – Litres

Lesson 2 – Temperature

Lesson 3 – O clock and half past

Lesson 4 – Quarter past and quarter to

Family-Challenge-Friday-10th-July

Comprehension

Pirates Fact and Fiction

Grammar

Mat 2

Science

Lesson Presentation Plants We Eat

Activity Sheet On the Farm

 

Week 13 (W/C 6/7)

Year 2-Learning Project-Space

Design a planet

Fact Cards

Fact Hunt

Solar system cut and paste

Maths

Family-Challenge

Lesson 1 – Measure mass in grams

Lesson 2 – Measure mass in kilograms

Lesson 3 – Compare volume

Lesson 4 – Milliltres

Year-2-Summer-Week-10

Grammar

Mat 1

Comprehension

The old woman who lived in a shoe  – VIPERS Comprehension

Science

What do plants need to eat slides

Wellbeing

Ideas and activities to support good mental health

 

 

 

Week 12 (W/C 29/6)

Year 2-Learning Project-Music

Maths Resources

Please see alternative lessons  if you have completed lessons 1-3 earlier in lock down.

Lesson 1 – Measure length (cm)

Lesson 2 – Compare lengths

Lesson 3 – Four operations with lengths

Lesson 4 – Compare mass

Family-Challenge-Friday

Video links Week-9

Alternative maths

Lesson 1 – Describing movement

Lesson 2 – Describing turns

Lesson 3 – Describing movement and turns

Week-9-Alternative-Plan video links

Resources to support maths

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length-and-height-maths-knowledge-organiser

mass-capacity-and-temperature-knowledge-organiser_

Grammar

Mat 6 – Higher Ability

Mat 6 – Lower Ability

Mat 6 – Middle Ability

Comprehensions

The Elves and The Shoemaker – VIPERS Comprehension

Additional Reading

zog-dragon-school

RE

Good Shepherd Mass 29th June 2020

Science

Activity Sheet Sunflower Life Cycle

Activity Sheet Plant Growth Table  (if you have been growing the two different plants from the previous week’s learning)

Plant slides

 

Week 11 ( W/C 22/6)

Year 2-Learning Project-Around the World

Maths Resources

Lesson 1 – Count sides and vertices on 2D shapes

Lesson 2 – Count faces, edges and vertices on 3D shapes

Lesson 3 – Sort 2D and 3D shapes

Lesson 4 – Merge 2D and 3D shapes

video links

2d-shape-vocabulary-word-mat

3d-shape-vocabulary-word-mat

Grammar

Mat 5 – Higher Ability

Mat 5 – Lower Ability

Mat 5 – Middle Ability

Comprehensions

The Frog Prince Stage 2 comp – VIPERS Comprehension

Science (use BBC bitesize for information and video clips https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpxnyrd)

Activity Sheet Plant Growth Prediction

Plants and Seeds (slides to support )

Additional Reading

zog-and-the-flying-doctors

Map Resources

World map with countries

World Map

 

 

 

 

Week 10 ( W/C 15/6)

Year 2-Learning Project-Famous and Significant people

Maths Resources

Lesson 1 Unit fractions

Lesson 2 Non-unit fractions

Lesson 3 Find a half

Lesson 4 Find a quarter

Lesson 5 challenge bbc.co.uk/bitesize/

Year-2-video links

If you have already completed the lessons above previously please use alternative resources below.White Rose have revisited certain topics.

Lesson 1 Find the total Lesson

Lesson 2 Find the difference

Lesson 3 Find change

Lesson 4 Two-step problems

Y2 Alternative Plan

Grammar

Mat 4 – Higher Ability

Mat 4 – Lower Ability

Mat 4 – Middle Ability

Comprehension

Little Red Riding Hood Stage 2 Comp – VIPERS Comprehension

Science (use presentation slides to help)

Lesson Presentation Observing Plants

Activity Sheet Parts of a Flowering Plant

Activity Sheet Parts of a Tree

Plant Parts We Eat

Tree Observation

Additional Reading Resources 

Superworm-5-7-home-learning-treasures-in-soil

Refugee Week

Refugee Week Pack

amnesty. org.uk refugee-week-home-bitesize activities

 

Week 9 (W/C 8th June)

Year 2-Learning Project-The Rainforest

Maths Resources

Family-Challenge

Lesson 1 – The 10 times-table

Lesson 2 – Make equal groups – sharing

Lesson 3 – Make equal groups – grouping

Lesson 4 – Odd and even numbers

Year-2 maths video links

Grammar

Mat 3 – Higher Ability

Mat 3 – Lower Ability

Mat 3 – Middle Ability

Comprehension

Pied Piper Stage 2 Comp – VIPERS Comprehension

Additional Resources

the-highway-rat-5-7-home-learning-pack-a-wanted-rat

Rainforest Resources

Amazing Amazon

Week 8(W/B 1st June)

Year 2-Learning Project-Sport

 Grammar

Mat 2 – Higher Ability

Mat 2 – Lower Ability

Mat 2 – Middle Ability

Reading

Coronavirus-A-Book-for-Children

Comprehensions

Little Red by Lynn Roberts and David Roberts (if you have the book at home)

or

The old woman who lived in a shoe

Additional Resource

tabby-mctat-5-7-home-learning

Maths Resources

Video links maths

Lesson 1 – Multiplication sentences using the x symbol

Lesson 2 – Use arrays

Lesson 3 – The 2 times-table

Lesson 4 – The 5 times-table

Family-Challenge-Friday

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T-RE-221-Pentecost-Story


As we continue to adjust our way of life there are many challenges we face. At times these can be tricky – for our children and for ourselves. Here is a selection of advice, links and resources which we hope you find useful.

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Calm-Pack-Letter

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relaxation-cards

My-School-Is-Closed-today-social-story-1

The-coronovirus-social-story-1

http://Coronavirus For Kids Axel Scheffler

Mental Health Support Primary Newsletter PRIMARY

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Child and Adult-mindfulness-colouring-sheets-bumper-pack-

emotions-board-game

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

 

Free eBook: Everybody Worries

Prayers Needed | The Grace Place Church

https://www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk/parishes-online

http://Bishop Patrick McKinney

Teach-Us-To-Pray

 

 

Resources to help with Maths:

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T-N-4417-Numbers-0-100-on-a-Number-Line_ver_2

t-n-6268-times-table-1x-to-12x-display-poster-_ver_1

Reading Comprehensions:

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t-l-53195c-ks1-ve-day-differentiated-reading-comprehension-activity-middle-ability_ver_2

t-l-53195d-ks1-ve-day-differentiated-reading-comprehension-activity-lower-ability_ver_2

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Reading:

Oxford Owl           https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Phonics Play         phonicsplay.co.uk

 

Physical Activity:

Physical Activities for Children STM

 

 

Resources for Sock Fest:

Chatterbox Blank Template

Chatterbox Challenge Instructions

School Games Chatterbox Challenge

Sock Fest – Bucket Throw Certificate

Sock Fest – Bucket Throw

Sock Fest – Challenge Record Sheet

Sock Fest – Coconut Shy

Sock Fest – Values Certificate

Sock Fest – Values Stickers

Sock Fest Cultural Activity – Photograph

Activity 2: https://www.activeoxfordshire.org/school-games/

 

Internet Safety:

Parent help and advice in a digital world

Keeping children safe online training for parents

Parent online safety at home survey

https://parentinfo.org/article/child-online-safety-during-lockdown-where-to-report?

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Fancy something different:

Rainbows as Symbols of Hope Please join our school project to spread Hope in our community!

Make a Positive Thought Box

Earth Day 2020 Activities for your child to take part in Earth Day on Weds 22nd April

NHS-Learning-Project- KS1

 

Lego challenges:

Lego30daychallenge

27-Brick-Challenge-Calendar

 

More Home Learning Resources:

Generic Learning

Home Learning Websites and Resources

 

Useful websites for further ideas on home learning:

 

  1. BBC Bite size

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

2. National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/teacher-category/primary-resources/

 

3. 30 virtual field trips

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/preview

 

4. Twinkl ‘parents hub’ – sign up for free, to download learning packs for each year group

https://www.twinkl.com/resources/parents

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search?term=school+closure

 

5. CBeebies Bedtime Stories

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/bedtime-stories-readers

 

6. Oak National Academy

https://www.thenational.academy/