​Sir Edmund Hillary Primary School

  Scroll down to find the maths, writing, reading and topic tasks set this week  

A message from our children to say thank you to all the NHS staff and key workers who are working so hard.


White Rose Daily Maths Tasks

Watch the video, complete the task and then check your answers using the answer section.

Click the links below to access White Rose Maths.

Week 11 - Week Beginning 6.7.20

This week we will be working on time.

Monday 6/7/20 Summer 1, Week 11, Lesson 1


Tuesday 7/6/20 Summer 1, Week 11, Lesson 2


Wednesday 8/7/20 Summer 1, Week 11, Lesson 3


Thursday 9/7/20 Summer 1, Week 11 Lesson 4


Friday 10/7/20 Summer 1, Week 11, Lesson 5


Purple Mash Maths

Log onto Purple Mash and check your 'To dos'


Week Beginning - 6.7.2020

Task 1 - 2D shapes pairs game.

Task 2 - Number bonds game.


CGP Arithmetic/Reasoning Books

Complete one section each week

     Year 2 Gallery     

Read our fantastic pirate wanted posters.

Read our fantastic fact files about Captain James Cook.

Read our fantastic newspaper report about Sir Edmund Hillary's expedition to the top of Mount Everest.

Look at our fantastic life cycle animations!

Remember, Remember!

Click on the picture links below to access websites

World Oceans Song

UK Song

Seven Continent Song

Other Online Resources

  How to use Purple Mash for parents  

If you require your Parental Purple Mash login again, please contact school.

   Thank You from the Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire (The Queen’s Representative in the County)  

The Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire (The Queen’s Representative in the County) , wishes to say Thank You for helping the country during this time.

Download the document below to print the certificate.

 Key Stage One Team 

Mrs Bates- 1B Class Teacher

Mr Handley  - 1H Class Teacher

Mrs McConway - 2M Class Teacher

Mrs Traczykowski - 2T Class Teacher

Mrs Goy - TA

Mrs Wright - TA

Mrs Arrand-Lacey - TA

Mrs Hardy - TA

Miss Booth - TA

Mrs Clarke - TA

Mrs Traczykowski - KS1 co-ordinator

  Curriculum Maps  



 Home Learning 


Writing Tasks

Week Beginning 6.7.2020

Task 1 - Recite a poem. 

Download the poem below and learn it off by heart.

(Remember, we would love to see your performances.  So email them to year2@siredmundhillary.notts.co.uk


Task 2 - Write your own pirate poem

Download the paper below and create your own poem.  Remember to use lots of adjectives.  

Purple Mash

Log into Purple Mash and check your 'To dos'. 


Week Beginning 29.6.2020 

Task 1 - Spelling Summer 2 Week 5

Task 2 - Co-ordination Conjunctions game


Daily Handwriting

Complete five words from the handwriting booklet each week.

Download and print the handwriting booklet


Topic Tasks

Week Beginning 6.7.2020

Task 1 - Design a healthy meal for a pirate. 

Task 2 - Use a measuring tape to measure your head, waist and wrists.  Use these measurements to create a pirate outfit using paper.   

Purple Mash Topic Activities

Log onto Purple Mash and check your 'To dos'.

Week Beginning - 6.7.2020

Task 1 - Sort the food into different food groups



Complete the 30 building challenge!

   Spelling Bees   

For weekly spellings, download and print the document below.

Summer 2 Group 1

Summer 2 Group 2

      Land Ahoy!        

This half term our topic is

Land Ahoy!




Maths Week

In Maths, we will be learning about:











  Please explore our page to see all the amazing things we have been doing at home!  

 Creative Challenge! 

    Pirate Puppet Show    

Two Weeks Beginning - 6.7.2020

Use card and sticks to create pirate puppets.

Create a story and act it out.


We can't wait to see your performances! 


Due to GDPR (data protection) we can't upload videos/pictures that contain children's names. Thank you.



Purple Mash Reading

Log into Purple Mash and check your 'To dos'. 


Week Beginning 6.7.2020

Zara and the lost cat

Task 1- Read chapter 3 and 4 and complete the quiz.


Skyscraping Sunflowers

Task 1 - Read chapter 3 and 4 and complete the quiz.


Summer Reading Challenge 2020!

Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge – Neighbourhood News Online

This year the summer reading challenge is going to be a little different..

It is a great way to keep your child reading over the summer! 

This years theme is 'Silly Squad' - a celebration of funny books! 

1. Sign up for the challenge at 


2. The children will set their own goal - we recommend at least 6 books

3. The children sign in to the website to log which books they have read and claim rewards!

4. A downloadable certificate will be available when the children have completed their goal!

For more information please follow the link below


Oxford Owl

Log into Oxford Owl, select e-books, access the required book band and read two books each week.

Click the link below to access Oxford Owl

CGP Comprehension Book

Complete one reading comprehension text each week.

  Year 2 Poetry Slam!  

A Little Seed!

The Little Turtle!


A Little Seed!

  Our Super Scenes!  

We hope you enjoy the adventures our children have created.  Great work Year 2!

    Useful Websites    

Click on the picture links below to access the websites.

   Maths Websites  

  English Websites  

Conisbrough Castle

We visited Conisbrough Castle to find out what life might have been like in a Medieval castle.

 Useful Information 


PE is on Wednesday this half term (Spring 2). 

PE will be outside this half term.  Please ensure your child has a white t-shirt and dark shorts/tracksuit bottoms, a sweatshirt and trainers/pumps.

Spelling Test

Spelling test will be on Monday.


Reading books will be changed every Monday

Please write in your child's diary each time they read at home so they can earn reading points!


This term we will be completing pages from the English and Maths SAT Buster Books.

Homework is due in every Wednesday.


Please ensure your child has the following in school every day:

  • Reading log
  • Reading book
  • PE Kit
  • Water Bottle


  Curriculum plans  

 Y2 English Long Term Planning 2019.docxDownload
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