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Year 2

Welcome to Year Two!


Hello everyone...


This year your class teachers are Mrs Craven and Mrs Windsor. Mrs Craven will be teaching on Monday and Tuesday and alternate Wednesday afternoons and Mrs Windsor on the opposite Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday


We also have Mrs Burrows - Teaching Assistant each morning and Mrs Gidman - Teaching Assistant on Monday - Wednesday afternoons. 


Mr Jones form North West Sports Coaching will also be returning to teach one lesson of PE each week and run an after school club.


We can't wait to get started on our Year Two journey. We will work hard, learn lots of new skills and knowledge, look after each other and have lots of fun!




General Information


  • The children will begin the day at 8.45am entering through the Y2 classroom door (at the side of the school)


Morning breaktime is at 10.15am-10.30am


Lunchtime is at 12.00pm-1.00pm


Afternoon breaktime is at 2.00pm-2.15pm


Hometime is at 3.20pm - the children will leave from the Y2 classroom door onto the playground. Please could parents/carers wait on the football playground (playground nearest the gates). Please give us a 'wave' particularly at the start of the year as we get to know you, so we can see who is collecting each child.


  • Children must wear clean PE kit  to school on Monday and Friday as we will not be getting changed at school, please can long hair be tied back on PE days and earrings removed. 

  • Water bottles must be filled each morning and labelled with names. After lunch, children will be given the option of refilling water bottles, 

  • Children should only bring a small bag if they need to, with their reading books and reading record once they receive it in September. The children have one peg for their coat and bag.

  • Lunch boxes/bags will go on a shelf in the cloakroom. They will also be provided with their own stationery. 

  • Please can you ensure all items of clothing are named, so we can allocate any items that are left at the end of the day to the right child!

 Seesaw and Twitter


Seesaw is the platform for the children's homework, spellings any additional learning at home, celebratory events etc. We will send home new logins at the beginning of the year, however, if you should need a new login during the year, please let us know. We will from time to time put messages for parents/carers onto the Family Announcements section in addition.


Twitter will be used by the teachers and teaching assistants to upload pictures of work, activities, special events for you to view at home. This will enable you to see some of the exciting things we are doing in school.


Useful Websites

Timestables videos to learn and move to! All the family can take part! We will be using these videos at school.

Fantastic resource to view the earth, oceans, countries and even your house!

Lots of suggestions, reviews, videos on what book to read next!

Lots of activities, games, resources for parents/carers, e-books to read and listen to

Dance Mat Typing - learning how to use a keyboard correctly when typing


Play Karate Cats Maths Game For Kids | Free Online Maths Games - BBC Bitesize

Karate Cats Maths - games related to Maths learning at school


Play Karate Cats English Game For Kids | Free Online Spelling Games - BBC Bitesize

Karate Cats English - games related to English learning at school


Play Small Town Superheroes | KS1 Literacy | English | Free Online Game for Kids - BBC Bitesize

Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation games related to English learning at school


Bring The Noise (

Create your own rhythms and tunes with this Music site from the BBC