Year 2

Learning to support your child at home

Please help your child practise reading and spelling their common exception words.

Common Exception Words for Year 2

Parents are encouraged to read to their children daily and also spend time listening to their children read to them.

Questions to help you get more from your child


BBC Bitesize

ICT Games


ICT Games

Maths Playground


Purple Mash

Suggested Purple Mash Activities:

Mash Cam-Captain of the Titanic

Maths-Fraction Wall


Download Year 2 Topic Overview Leaflet Spring 2

Please also use the Curriculum Overview leaflet for ideas. E.g. create a hanging mobile from recyclable materials, test out materials that sink and float or write a set of instructions to help people evacuate the Titanic. 

Activities and games you can play with your child. 

Spelling Activities and Games

White Rose Maths Problem of the Day 

Updated daily! Year 2 Orange Problems

Maths Games and Activities…coming soon

Practising your child’s handwriting and number formation is also another important skill you can do daily.

Handwriting and Numbers

Handwriting Formation Cards Cursive

Writing Activities

Year 1 and 2 Common Exception Words