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Elderberry - Year 2

Sentence Stacking Lesson


Tomorrow morning, Jane Considine from The Training Space, will de delivering a sentence stacking lesson through her YouTube channel. This is how we teach the children in class and would be a great opportunity for English home learning.


Please follow the link to find out about it.

Write Stuff Sentence Stacking Lesson


The lesson begins at 9:45am each morning through the Training Space YouTube Channel. Please find the link below.

Training Space YouTube Channel - Live Lesson

Computing lessons


Please read this document with information and links for Computing lessons at home.

Celebration of Elderberry's home learning


Please be proud of your home learning and send us pictures to keep us up to date. Please remember that sharing your learning helps and inspires others.

Send a picture of your learning to and we will upload it for you.

Home Learning Work and Information

Please find links for the websites we use in school to support children’s learning. The children will have their logins and should use these to access the work set. If in the event you are already self-isolating please email the Office to request your child’s logins. All children in school will be sent home with their logins today.

In addition, please see the task board of project based learning linked to the class topic for your child to complete.

Active Learn – Bug Club

Please use this for reading books and grammar learning

School code: 6jqa



Maths learning


Times Tables Rockstars




Pupil accounts:

Tablet edition

username: eg6380

swipe code: A capital 'L' shape starting at top left


Home-school account

username: eg6380

password: home




Diagnostic Questions

Maths questions


Imagine you are an explorer. Draw a picture or write a list of things you would take in your rucksack.

Using a range of recycling materials, make an explorer machine for going into space, the desert or jungle.

Imagine you are an explorer entering the jungle or rainforest for the first time, what do you see? Hear? smell?

Research Amelia Earhart and present your information in a way you would like to eg leaflet, poster, powerpoint, comic strip, fact file

Research Captain James Cook and present your information in a way you would like to eg leaflet, poster, powerpoint, comic strip, fact file

Research Neil Armstrong and present your information in a way you would like to eg leaflet, poster, powerpoint, comic strip, fact file

Research Sir Francis Drake and present your information in a way you would like to eg leaflet, poster, powerpoint, comic strip, fact file

Find out about Charles Macintosh or John Dunlop. Answer the following questions:

When and where were they born?

What discovery did they make?

How has discovery or invention changed our lives?

How will they be remembered?

Make a list of five different materials in your home.

What are they used for?

What other uses can they have?


Welcome to Elderberry Class! 


In Elderberry Class the children are taught by me, Mrs Draper, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday with Mrs Gray teaching the children on a Thursday. Miss Berry is our class teaching assistant four mornings a week. Elderberry Class are also supported by volunteer readers Mrs Staples, Mrs Davis and Mrs Bellamy. We also welcome a number of parents to support our learning. Each morning I will be on the gate if you have any concerns or questions. Now the children are in Year Two there is an expectation that they start to become more independent and take responsibility for their belongings and learning.


Daily requirements:

Each day the children will require the following things:


Reading Book and Reading Record – each day we will check and change the books the children are reading at home from the banded colour scheme. Please make sure you have initialled or commented to show the book has been completed.


Coat – particularly when it is cold and wet.


Water Bottle – please only send the children in with water in their bottles for in the 



Snack – children are able to have a fruit snack at break time.



PE will be on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Chris will be teaching the children Judo on a Tuesday afternoon, with Richard delivering the outside PE curriculum on a Thursday.


On a Tuesday and Thursday the children may come to school in their PE kit, please make sure they have a spare set in school, in the event that they get wet or muddy, particularly in the winter months!


If your child is not able to take part in PE due to injury, please ensure you send a note stating this to myself.




Daily Homework

10 minutes reading


Weekly Homework

This will be set on a Tuesday to be handed in the following Monday.

The children will have a Maths and English task linked to the learning each week. In addition, there is a handwriting or spelling task to support children’s knowledge. The tasks are set specifically to the learning need of your child.


Recommneded Reading List for Y2