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 Hello Year 2,

Today we are comparing number sentences. This leads on from our fact families yesterday.

Watch the lesson before you try the activities.



Hello Year 2,

Today we are learning about fact families.

Watch the lesson before you try the activities.


Good morning Year 2,

Follow the link to visit BBC bitesize.  Today's lesson is all about alliteration.  Alliteration is when words in a sentence start with the same sound.  Can you write some alliterative sentences?


Hello Year 2,

I hope you have all been enjoying the shape work. This is the last one before we move onto another topic.

Watch the video before you try the activities.

You are all doing a great job with your home learning.


Hi Year 2,

Let's play some phonics games!  

If you are in Mrs Nuttalls phonics group I'd like you to play the game 'Past Tense Penguins'.  You will be given a word and you will have to decide what changes need to be made to make the word past tense -


For all other groups I'd like you to play a game of 'Tricky Word Trucks'.  Follow the link and select the phonics phase you were learning at school.  Remember - We cannot sound out tricky words.  Say the ones that you know as fast as you can.  If there are any that you are unsure of, ask a grown up to help you.  Try to play at least 5 times and see what your best score is at the end.


Good morning Year 2,

It's a rainy Monday, but I can just see a few patches of blue sky out of my window.

I hope you are enjoying your shape work. I wonder if you could make some shape pictures today. Or you might be able to find some 3D shapes in the kitchen cupboards. Always check with a parent or carer before you explore!

Watch the video on sorting 2D and 3D shapes before you try the activity.


Hi Parents/Carers,

There is an app called Reading Eggs which will support your child with their reading skills at home.  You can currently get a 30 day free trial and the app works well on phones, tablets and laptops.  Once your child is on the app they will be given an activity to do which will help to identify their reading level and then from this they will be provided with activities appropriate for them.  Please follow the link to find out more -

Hi Parents/Carers,

Please find further information regarding the Summer Reading Challenge below.


 Good morning Year 2,

Today we are learning about 3D shapes. I hope you have been enjoying your shape work. Click on the link and go to week 8 lesson 2 - Count faces, edges and vertices on 3D shapes.


Hello Year 2,

Below are the year 2 common exception words (spellings) for you to practice.  Start with the first 10 and then when you feel confident that you know them, move on to the next 10. 


Hello Year 2

I hope you enjoyed your shape activities yesterday. Here are some more. You can find the lessons using the same link as yesterday (week 8).


Hello Year 2

You are all doing really well with your home learning. Well done to everyone who is now using My Maths.

Today we are looking at 2D shapes. Click on the link for the lesson and then try the activities. The lessons are on Week 8.

Hi Year 2,

I hope you all had a lovely weekend.  Below are some activities all about 'quest stories' for you to try.   

Hi Year 2 parents/carers,

Please follow the link for useful resources and helpful tips on how to read with your child

Also, please sign your child up for the summer reading challenge.  All the details are on the website

Hello Year 2,

I hope you are enjoying the sunshine.

Today we are learning about fractions again, I hope you enjoyed the first task.

Remember, watch the video and then try the activity.


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Good morning Year 2,

Let's play a game of 'flashcards speed trial'.  How fast can you recognise the graphemes in this game?  Can you recognise all the graphemes?  Good luck ... 

Hello Year 2

Today we are learning about fractions. Watch the video lesson before you try the activity.



Hello parents/carers,

Please follow the link below and share this story with your child.  I hope you and your child will find this story useful during this difficult time.  There are also some activities linked to the story for your child to try.

Hi year 2, hope you all had a lovely weekend.

There are some lovely stories for you to listen to and read along with on the bookstrust website.  Take a look...

There is also an activity all about verbs for you to try.  Can you use them in your writing?  Just follow the link below...


Good morning Year 2,

The sun has come back today, isn't it wonderful.

Here is a lesson on problem solving. Watch the video before you try the activity. I hope you enjoy it.

Check in again tomorrow for some work on fractions. You are all doing really well.


Hello again Year 2,

I have just been sent some, Maths on the Move activities. Enjoy.

Here's a set of worksheets the explore different materials and their uses

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Good morning Year 2 and happy Monday.

Here are some measuring activities for you. Keep practising the language you use in these activities at home.

If these activities are not quite right for you, remember you can do the work from other year groups. This week we are all measuring.

Also there is plenty to do on MY Maths. You all have a user name and password. Well done to everyone who has been on line so far.

This is the video link for Measuring length (cm). Watch the lesson before you try the work.   

This is the video link for Measuring length (m). Watch the lesson before you try the work.

This is the video for Comparing length. Watch the lesson before you try the work.

This is the video link for Order length. Watch the lesson before you try the work.

This is the video link for Four operations with length. Watch the lesson before you try the work.


Hi Year 2,

Here are some literacy activities for you to work through at home... 

Hi year 2, hope you all had a lovely weekend.

Let's play a game of Dragon's Den.  See if you can sort the words into two groups - real and fake.  Click on the phonics phase that you were learning in school.  Just follow the link below.

Hi Parents/Carers,

Please visit the Oxford Owl website where there are lots of free eBooks for your child to read.  If you click on 'levels' and then select 'Letters and Sounds', you will be able to access books which are matched with your child's phonics phase in school.

Hello Parents/Carers,

I have put some maths resources for home learning on the Maths at home page. This is a ten week block. I hope it is useful.

There are 5 documents for Year 2.

If these materials are not suitable you can use the materials from other year groups.


Hi Year 2,

Click on the link to watch a story called 'Caterpillar shoes'.  After watching the story, you could create your own minibeast information book or think of ways to use adjectives to describe the minibeast in the story.

Hi Year 2, 

Take a look at the bbc bitesize website.  There are some great daily literacy activities for you to try.  Today's activity is all about contractions.  Follow the link below to find out more!

A happy Monday morning to everyone in Year 2.

Where has the sunshine gone? I hope it comes back soon.

Here is a maths activity to keep you busy indoors. I hope you enjoy it.

Hi Year 2,

Have a go at the activity below...

Bubble Science - Making Predictions Before An Experiment

Hi Year 2,

Let's have a game of 'I spy'.  Segment and blend to read the words and then see if you can match them with the correct picture.  Don't worry if you can't print this off, you can use your finger on the screen to match them.

Phase 3 I spy - remember to look out for trigraphs!

Phase 4 I spy...remember to use those consonant clusters!

Phase 5 I spy...remember split digraphs!

Hi Year 2 try this maths activity.

Hi Year 2,

Have a go at these spelling, punctuation and grammar challenges.  You can discuss your answers with a grown up at home or write them on a separate sheet of paper.  There are three to try.  

Here are some science activities for you to try at home.

Hi Year 2,

Here are some fun phonics activities for you to try at home.  The activities are split into phonics phases.  Try to have a go at the phase you were learning at school with your phonics teacher.  You can write your answers on a separate sheet.

Mrs Nuttall's group - phase 6 

Miss Atkinson's/Miss Thresh's group - phase 5

Ms Thomas' group - phases 3/4

Miss Young's group - phases 4/5 

Phase 6 challenge cards - Have a go at completing these challenges with your family.

Phase 5 activity pack 

Phase 4 activity pack

Phase 3 activity pack


Hi everyone, I hope you have enjoyed listening to the story of The Egg and have managed to completed some super work based on the story. We would love to see any great work that you have done, just email to our class address. Don't feel you have to complete all the tasks in one go this work is meant to be done over a couple of weeks. 

I have added a fabulous science pack all about Dinosaurs that I Know you will enjoy. Practice your reading skills with some great Dinosaur reading comprehensions, I have even added a tricky one for those who want to try something a bit more challenging!

Free Dinosaur Cliparts, Download Free Clip Art, Free Clip Art on ...

More maths work with another reasoning paper. Remember to draw pictures to help with your working out.

Don't forget to keep fit and active with some more fitness ideas from our City Coaches.

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme is kindness. Could you do an act of kindness every day?

Keep safe and well Why smiley face emojis should never be used in work emails ...

Mrs Nuttall and Ms Thomas



Mental Health Awareness Week


Hi everyone, we hope you are all safe and well! We have just added a grid of super activities for you to try at home over the next few weeks. These are all linked to an exciting story called The Egg by M.P Robertson you can find this story on you tube by clicking on the link. 

It is very important that we can keep our bodies fit and healthy. Try these exciting ideas from our city coaches or you can follow Mr Warren's challenges on our schools twitter account! Put your thinking caps on and try and solve some tricky maths problems by trying the maths reasoning paper.

We hope you have lots of fun completing these tasks!

Stay safe Why smiley face emojis should never be used in work emails ...

Mrs Nuttall and Ms Thomas

The Egg by M.P. Robertson: 9780142400388 | ...


Keep your body fit and healthy!

Health and fitness is a major concern: Here are 6 tips to stay healthy

Have a try at some of these tricky maths problems. Remember you can always draw a picture and find some equipment to help you! 

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Friday 8th May is VE (Victory in Europe) Day. As it is such an important day in British history, it has been declared a public holiday.
Why not try an activity (or more) each day this week from the grid to help you learn why this event was so important and why we still celebrate it today.
We’d love to see some of the things you’ve been doing so don’t forget to email us pictures of your work!
Click on the blue links for some fantastic resources to support your home learning.



Practice your reading with these super reading comprehensions!

 Harvest mice text.pdfDownload
 Y2 Crabs questions.pdfDownload
 Yr2 Harvest Mice Questions.pdfDownload
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Maths Papers

 Problem downloading the arithmetic maths papers! Don't worry have another go. Fingers crossed!

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New lessons every day!

 Videos and fun things to learn every weekday.

Check out the website below the BBC have started some daily interactive lessons.

Science, Maths, Literacy & P.E

Science Homework pack - Animals and Habitats

Have some fun making a bug hotel or playing some games whilst finding out lots of interesting things about animals and their habitats.

Literacy - Reading Papers

PE - Daily Fitness ChallengeHealthy lifestyle. Different physical activities: running, roller ...Healthy lifestyle. Different physical activities: running, roller ...Healthy lifestyle. Different physical activities: running, roller ...

Keep yourself active with this daily fitness challenge.  Maybe challenge your family members  or your friends.


Check out Trentham Monkey Forest they have added some home-schooling resources. 


There are also lots of free books available on the website below for you to read.   Fun Reading Clipart

Who fancies making their very own 'Time Capsule'?...


Hi guys, as you are aware, we are all currently part of an historical event.Why not record what you have been doing whilst at home keeping safe with your families. In this word document, is a printable little booklet you can work through to remind yourself in the future how you spent your time.

Have a restful Easter break - take care, from all of your staff at St Augustine's 


Maths is Fun!


Maths is Fun!

To practice all the skills we have been learning about in maths here are some arithmetic papers for you to try. Remember draw pictures to help you work out the answers. If you are finding it a bit tricky, have a look around your house to find equipment to help you, like pieces of lego, pasta, building blocks or you could ask an adult to help you. Have a go, maths is fun!

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If you're a budding scientist, this site is perfect for you! ...


Good morning all, we hope you have had a restful weekend. If you enjoy learning about how things work and enjoy experiments, then you and your families might get hours of enjoyment from this website. You may need to seek permission from your adults before doing some of the they can be messy! Also check out the exciting new Plants homework pack that has just been added below. Lots of interesting learning to be done all about Plants!



                                                                                Take care team!




Calling all Dr Seuss fans!...


Good Morning guys,if you love all things 'Dr Seuss' then the 'Seussville' website will be perfect for you.There is lots to make and do,you can learn about the globally famous author.He is a timeless favourite for both adults and children.There are recipes,games and Printable's as well as his popular art.


                          Have a happy, productive and safe weekend, love from all your staff.



Hello Year 2

Have you tried mathsframe yet?

Get an adult to google mathsframe.

Login in with:

Username: staugustinescofe

Password: mathsframe123

Try these maths games with money. You can also look at the Maths at home page (bottom left on blue list)


This resource works on laptops and ipads. I haven't tried it on a phone, but it should be okay.

You must log in to access all the resources.


                                                                             Good Morning 

Click on the link below if you would like some recipe ideas,nutritional information,and lifestyle advise to help keep your spirits raised and to help you and your families stay healthy and active. There are some short burst exercises you might get enjoyment from. This page is part of the NHS England 'Change for life' programme.


                                                                          Try it out guys,stay well

Homework activities


Today is the day. The wind is out so we will go and fly our kites, we are really excited.

Monday 3rd February-Friday 8th February Keeping Safe Week

This week has been a real important week we have been learning lots of ways to keep ourselves safe.  On Monday we took part in Happy Minds Yoga, watched a road safety video and then we went out to put what we had learnt into practice.  We used the four rules when crossing the road STOP! LOOK! LISTEN! and THINK!.  We also made some road safety posters. The children did really well and know how to cross the road safely.  On Tuesday we did Happy Minds Yoga and Learnt about medicines and ways of keeping healthy and well.  Wednesday Happy Minds Yoga and an afternoon of First Aid. We watched videos of different types of accidents and what we should do.  We then practiced putting someone into the recovery position.  Thursday was Internet Safety where we learnt lots of ways to keep ourselves safe on the Internet, we then went into the hall to watch Y6's play in a day performance on Keeping Safe on the Internet.  Friday was Happy Minds Yoga and Keeping Safe and the rules, why we have rules and why they are important.


Two children from the digital leaders came and taught us how to stay safe on the Internet.  They delivered an absolutely amazing lesson and the year 2 children were really keen to ask and answer any questions they had.  The year 2 children loved the e-safety video so much they asked to watch it again the next day.  Well done to the digital leaders!! 

As part of Keeping Safe Week the children learnt some basic first aid.  The children knew lots about basic first aid and what to do in an emergency.  We watched some videos and then the children practiced putting someone into the recovery position. 

January 2020

Today we started to make our kites.   We made a cross shape with two sticks and then wrapped string around the edges to make a diamond shape.  Next week when we have finished our kites we will be flying them outside.  Fingers crossed we get a windy day because without the wind we cannot fly our kites.


We had fun at our Christmas party!!!

Image result for the grinch who stole christmas at the vue  Our trip to the cinema to watch the Grinch.  We really enjoyed the film!!!

FRIENDSHIP!!  During friendship week we spoke about how important it is to be kind, helpful, caring and a good friend to others.  We are really great friends and respect one another. friends written huge. Friendship clipart real friend

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                                               A visitor came into school to teach us about staying safe on the                                                 internet. We performed a play in a day for the whole school.

African Drums Image              We were given the opportunity to practice African Drumming.                               African Drums Image


Hot Chocolate / Orange Juice with Ms Shah.

I had orange juice with Ms Shah for my amazing maths work.


Article 12: The right to have your voice heard and for adults to listen and take it seriously.

 This week has been Parliament Week we have been learning all about parliament and  at the end of the each day we watched Newsround to find out what has been happening in the House of Commons.   We have also been voting for lots of different things around school.  We had a vote in our class on who wanted to do certain jobs in the classroom.  We voted for who wanted to take over as the class teachers for Take-over Day on Friday.  Then later on in the day we went into the hall and voted in the voting booths for who we wanted out of the Year 6s to be headteacher, deputy head and the office staff.