2nd Class Work at Home – Week: March 30th – April 3rd 2020

Continue on with daily Master your maths

Revise all addition tables regularly

Complete tables worksheet

Practical maths activities include:

  • Money: recognising coins, adding coins to €2, calculating how much two items cost and working out change from €1/€2
  • Time: days of the week, months of the year, o clock, half past, quarter past/to on analog and digital clock
  • Shapes in enviroment: 2D and 3D

Topmarks.co.uk have excellent games online to help with revision of maths topics

Continue with spellings and activities in workbook

Put spellings into sentence (into LLO copies)

Do as much reading as possible with your child. Any reading will hugely benefit your child. You can use the borrowbox app to download ebooks.

Oxford reading tree books can be accessed on www.oxfordowl.co.uk

Please provide as much opportunity as possible for you child to write. Perhaps they could keep a daily diary of their activities or feelings. Call out a sentence to your child and they write the sentence (dictation). You can incorporate weekly spellings from previous weeks.

Listen to stories online

David Walliams is reading a story on his Facebook page daily at 11.00 (World of David Walliams)

PE activities
Please do at least 15-20 mins exercise every day.Joe Wicks is doing a live workout for kids all over the world on YouTube every weekday morning at 9.00a.m.Draw a chalk obstacle course outside (Google chalk sidewalk obstacle course for ideas)


Go for walk/run/cycle

Extra resources also include twinkl.ie. Click on ROI resources. Then click on School Closure Packs. Select First Class and start with First Class Pack A.

Also please note:
RTEHomeSchool launches this Monday. A daily, scheduled virtual classroom for all primary school children. Watch it weekdays on RTE2 from 11am, anytime on the RTE Player and get all the resources at rte.ie/learn

Remember only do what you can. There is no pressure on anyone to complete everything. Don’t forget to make plenty of time for fresh air and exercise. Stay safe.


  • 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.