Year 2

Welcome to Year 2 – the class names are St Cloud (Mrs Clarke) and St Elizabeth (Mrs Hills and Mrs Royce). The Staff team is completed by Mrs Elliot and Mrs May.

Year two is a fun and special year.  It is the last year of key Stage one; the children are important role models for the reception and year one classes: a responsibility they take very seriously.  We work in partnership with parents and the children make strides in their reading, thinking, writing, and use of number.  They practise and develop a range of key skills that are essential for life and life long learning: for example, speaking, listening, and being reflective and creative.

There are exciting topics which the children really engage with: The Great Fire of London, Heroes and Heroines as well as Beside the Seaside. Our learning is cross-curricular.  At the end of each term the children are set a challenge to practise the key skills they’ve developed and tie together their learning.  This is followed by an end of topic celebration.

The children go on a variety of school trips: to London, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club and Brighton.  We frequently have visitors and workshops in school to support our topics too.  We lead worships and a prayer service to which parents and carers are welcomed.  In line with the Mission Statement of the school, we aim to provide an experience, which stimulates religious growth and development hand in hand with academic and social progress and an enjoyment of learning.

As you can see year two is a fun one to be a part of!

You can find out what we will be learning in class this week here

Please do not hesitate to ask your child’s class teacher if you have any concerns or aren’t sure how best to help your child with their learning at home.

You can download our latest Curriculum newsletter for the autumn term from this page and our presentation from the Curriculum Evening.

In the autumn term your child will have taken part in the Phonics Screening – which they missed when in Year 1 last year due to the COVID lockdown. More information about phonics and the screening can be seen on this video and accompanying PowerPoint. Any questions, just ask your child’s class teacher!

Phonics Screening information PowerPoint

In the summer term the children all sit the KS1 SATs. These are carried on in as low key a way as possible. More information can be found in the following recording of our Information evening for parents: