2nd Class Work at Home – Week: June 8nd – June 12th 2020

Click the button below to see a social story about having a teams call with my teacher. This may be very useful for some children prior to joining a group call.

Social Story – A Teams Call With Teacher

When books are being collected from the school at the prescribed times for each class level during the week beginning Jan 11th, each pupil will receive a username and password which will allow them access to Microsoft Office365 – this online resource will allow each child access a range of Microsoft features such as Word, PowerPoint, Outlook (email) and Microsoft Teams. 

The following video shows how to join a Microsoft Teams meeting:

Download Microsoft Teams App

Maths: Please engage in revision of Maths by using the IXL Website – Second Class – Section B Comparing and Ordering Part B.1 to B.5 And Section C Names of Number C.1 to C.5 https://ie.ixl.com/math/class-2

See link below for mental maths games:


Tables: Please revise + and – 2 and + and – 3

English: Spelling Made Fun + Activities.

Starlight: Reading from Combined Reading and Skills Book ‘Horrid Henry’s Underpants’ and complete activities pages 14 to 17 in your copybook.

For folensonline you must sign up on website (free of charge) to view the workbooks online.

1. Go to folensonline.ie and click register

2. Select Teacher

3. Fill in a username, email and password

4. For Roll Number use the code: Prim20 for primary book resources

5. When logged in please follow the following steps

• Search Starlight 2nd Class

• Starlight 2nd Class Resources

• Starlight Combined Reading and Skills Book for ‘Amazing Grace’

Gaeilge: Pick any two Spellings and Revise this week.

Duolingo is a free website that you can use to learn Gaeilge CÚLA 4 Ar Scoil is on Mondays at 10am on TG4

Religion: Please continue to recite the prayers for First Holy Communion and morning and evening prayers.
Finish any unfinished pages in the Grow in Love Workbook and revise the stories daily/ Free Access to Grow in Love Online @ https://app.growinlove.ie/en/login Use the following email and password Email: trial@growinlove.ie Password: growinlove


Materials page 84 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2DS_wgrEBc

What is a Shaddow p 85

Click here to see examples of how to make some shadows at home

P.E: Try and do 60 minutes of exercise each day


Continue watching School Hub on RTE @ 11am


  • RTE Home School  – will broadcast two hours of “school on TV” to support primary school children and their parents at home. It will air every weekday, for two hours from 10am on RTÉ2 starting Monday, 11 January 2021.

  • Cúla4 on TG4 provides plenty of Gaeilge programmes which children can watch to keep up their Gaeilge learning.

  • Water Safety Now every child can learn basic water safety skills at home

  • Twinkl.ie have excellent school closures packs which can be used as extra work from home should your child like to do some extra activities – use code CVDTWINKLEHELPS for a free month when signing up

  • Let’s Play Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency.

Special Education Needs

  • NCSE  – The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) is currently preparing online resources for children with Special Educational Needs who are at home as a result of the schools’ closure.