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Thursday 11th February

Today's timetable

8:55 - 9:30 9:30 - 10:00 10:00 - 10: 35 10:35 - 11:35 11:35 - 12:00 12:00 - 1:20 1:20 - 2:20 2:20 - 2:55
Maths Detective Digiduck Break English Phonics & Reading Lunch Design and Technology PE

8:55 - 9:30


Counting tens and ones

We are not logging in for a live lesson at our usual time today. We will complete the following activity and log in for 10:30 instead. See details below.


Maths Activity Book: Pages 6 and 7.

Let's have a quick revision of counting in ones and tens. Have a practice counting forwards and backwards in ones to 20 first, and then in tens to 100.

Be careful not to get tricked by the questions. Work out if you need to count forwards or backwards before you start.


9:30 - 10:00

Safer Internet Day

Detective Digiduck

Please connect to Google Classrooms for a Meet with Year 2 and a special guest to talk you through your learning today. Please use the link below to join us:

We are very lucky to have Nicola Rudge teach us the story of Detective Digiduck, a duck on a mission to work out whether we can always trust everything we read on the internet.

You can re-read the story by clicking on the link below:



10:35 - 11:35


Detective Digiduck activity

Please connect to Google Classrooms for a 15 minute Meet to talk you through your learning today.

We will get back together to discuss what we have learned from the Detective Digiduck story.

The internet is full of facts and information but not everything we read is true.

We will talk about some rules we can think of to decide if we can trust the information we find online. 

  1. Does it sound like a fact?
  • Sometimes we read or hear something that sounds too good to be true. Ask yourself, does it sound like something you can believe?

Click here to win a free solid gold xbox.

Enter your details to win a flight to planet Spork.

Leave you phone number to get a powerful laser blaster.


    2. Is this from somewhere trustworthy?

  • Information from museums, government and institutions like the BBC are written by people only wanting to inform you of real life facts. Most people online only wish to do the same but some people share information to confuse or trick us. Ask yourself whether you have seen this information in other places. Does a trusted website share the same facts?

Eating carrots makes you grow rabbit ears. From

Putting lollipops in your ears helps you speak to aliens. From


      3. Is this from an expert?

  • Doctors know lots about keeping us healthy and well. Pilots can tell you how to fly a plane. A mechanic can fix a broken down car. All of these people have studied hard for many years to become experts at what they do. They know the true facts. You would ask a gardener to check you teeth or a nurse to tell you how to fix a leaky tap. If the information you are reading is not from an expert, ask yourself if they really know what they are talking about or whether it could be made up.

My nan's next door neighbour's cat's best friend told me that schools are run by dinosaurs.

Fred on Youtube can change the colour of your eyes using felt tip pens.


     4. If you are not sure, check!

  • Somethings we find online might make us feel unsure or uncomfortable. If we follow the first three rules but are still not certain we need to check it. The adults at home are always able to help check if what you are seeing is correct or appropriate. Alternatively, you can close the app or website, turn off your device or take a break and come back again later.


Task 1:

We are going to create a poster to help other children to decide if the information they have found can be trusted. We are going to include the four rules discussed above in our poster to prompt our readers to think about whether they can trust what they have found online. You may wish to divide a page in to four sections for each of the rules and draw a picture to give more detail. Here is my example:


Things you must include:

  • The 4 rules discussed above. Can you use the correct punctuation for each rule?
  • Large writing so that the rules can be read from afar.
  • A picture to match each rule.
  • Bright colours to catch the readers attention.


You may include more information of your own if you wish. Send you finished posters through to me on ClassDojo.


11:35 - 12:00

Phonics and Reading

Group Colour Sound Lesson

Set 1 Sound Lesson



Set 2 Sound Lesson



Set 3 Sound Lesson



Set 3 Sound Lesson



Set 3 Sound Lesson



Some of you may already be familiar with Bug Club but for those new to this, Bug Club is a fantastic e-book library that we will be using this week.


Your log-in details will be:

  • Enter website:
  • Username: Your first name with the capital letter. If you have a hyphenated name, you will need both (e.g. Alexa-Rose)
  • Password: This is the same as your Google Classroom password. Please let me know if you need a reminder.
  • School code: w3s3.


I have allocated everybody a library of e-books and phonics games so please take your pick out of your individual collection.


1:20 - 2:20

Design and Technology

Wheels and axles

Please connect to Google Classrooms for a 15 minute Meet to talk you through your learning today.

Last time we talked about how wheels are connected to the body of a vehicle by using an axle which still allow the wheels to roll and turn.

In this lesson we will learn about the position of the wheel and axle and the difference they can make.

When the axle is attached in the position shown below, the vehicle is not stable when it is rolling and it jumps up and down. No good for carrying anything fragile.

The axle needs to be attached at the centre of the circular wheel so that the wheel will always stay the same height from the ground. This will keep the vehicle stable and the vehicle will not bounce up and down.

Task 1:

You will need:

  • a flat piece of card (eg. from a cereal box)
  • a pencil crayon
  • a cup
  • a pair of scissors


  1. Use a cup to draw two circles on to your card.
  2. Carefully cut the circles out.
  3. Use a pencil as an axle and poke through the circles firstly in a non-central position as shown above.
  4. Test out how the wheels turn when it rolls over the floor.
  5. Remove the pencil and again poke through the circles, this time at the centre of each circle.
  6. Test out how the wheels roll over the floor this time.


Task 2:

Make another set of wheels on a pencil crayon axle ready to use tomorrow for our build!



2:20 - 2:55


Premier League Primary Stars

The Premier League Primary Stars organisation have collected lots of different PE, fitness and wellbeing activities together from lots of Premier and National League football teams. It's time for a match.


Task 1:

  • Follow the link below to the Premier League Primary Stars website.
  • Choose 2 of your favourite teams.
  • Find your clubs and have a go at both team's activities.
  • The winner of the match is the activity you enjoyed the most.
  • Create a tournament by including more teams. Which activities did you enjoy most? Which team is the winner?