Year 2

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Welcome to Year 2!

The curriculum for this half term is based on the theme, “Bright Sparks”. This topic involves work in all the core and foundation subjects outlined in the Primary National Curriculum. Included in this pack you will find a brief outline of what we hope to cover this half term.

Year 2 Topic Overview for Bright Sparks

Homework

Your child will receive homework each week to support their classroom learning. Homework folders will be given out each Tuesday and collected the following Monday. Weekly homework will include reading, spellings (tested each Friday), English, maths and talk homework. If you have any concerns or questions about your child’s homework please feel free to contact us. Your support with homework will be a great help.

PE

PE lessons will take place on;

2E: Monday and Tuesday

2W: Wednesday and Thursday

Kit consists of; a school t-shirt, navy/black shorts, trainers. Children will also need a jumper and jogging bottoms in case of cooler weather.

We do not have spare kit in school so it is essential that children come equipped for every PE lesson. To help with this, we suggest your child keeps their PE kit in school and we will send it home at holiday times for cleaning. They will therefore need to bring a different kit if they are taking part in afterschool PE based clubs.

Playtime snack

As your child is in Year 2, they are entitled to a free healthy snack each day. We also recommend your child has a water bottle in school to keep them hydrated throughout the day.

Year 2 SATs

This year, Year 2 SATs will take place week beginning Monday 21st May. This is a very important week for your child as these are end of key stage Statutory Attainment Tests. Please avoid booking family holidays around this time as they will not be authorised.

Lost Property

Each year we collect a large pile of clothing that we are unable to give back to the rightful owner, as they are unnamed. Please ensure you name ALL of your child belongings. If you have lost something, you may find it in the big blue bucket in the Year 2 cloakroom.

Dates

Please remember that all key dates of latest school news can be found on our School Facebook page and website. You can also refer to the Term Card.

Thank you for your continued support,

Mrs Weldon and Miss Essex