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Great to be Inspired. Inspired to be Great.

Year 2

From September 2024 the arrangements for Year 2 will be:


Class 5

Mrs Noake will teach Class 5 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Mrs Bartholomew will teach Class 5 on Thursdays and Fridays.

Mrs Rathod will be supporting as Teaching Assistant.i


Class 6

Miss Hatley will teach Class 6 every day.

Mrs Ward will be supporting as Teaching Assistant.


Year 2 Presentation for 2024-2025

Welcome to Year 2! 




The Year 2 Team


Mrs Noake and Mrs Bartholomew share the teaching in Class 5 and Mrs Barker teaches Class 6. 


We are supported by some amazing teaching assistants who help us with our learning. 

Class 5 staff: Mrs Ward and Mrs Peck.

Class 6 staff: Mrs Williams and Miss Dempsey.


We also enjoy fun music lessons with our specialist teacher Mrs Scaber. 


General Reminders


  • Our PE day is Monday so please make sure your child has a full kit in school that day. 
  • Please include trainers in your PE kit so that we can go outside in the nice weather. 
  • Please make sure jumpers are named!
  • Please provide a water bottle with fresh water every day.



  • We send home a reading book every Friday. You will keep it for one week.
  • We expect your child to read at least 3 times in a week.
  • Please write in the Reading Journal every time you read at home.
  • There are suggestions of activities you can do in the back of the book.
  • Please use the questions at the back of the book to check if your child has understood what they have read. 
  • Spellings also go home on a Friday. These are always linked to the phonics we are learning that week. 
  • We do a spelling check on the following Friday. 
  • We would also like children to play on Times Table Rock Stars regularly.

The following documents might be useful for you:

Common Exception Words Year 1 and 2

Boost parent user guide

Year 2 sounds for Term 5

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Our reading treat bag has a lovely snuggly blanket, a range of books, a cuddly toy and some other treats to enjoy while reading at home. Who will take it home this week?

We love reading!

Look at our beautiful Mandala designs! We used lots of different colours as we have been learning about the Hindu festival of colour, Holi.

Learning about the Jewish festival of Purim

Making bug hotels

Investigating a microhabitat!

Class 6 World Book Day Spoons!

We looked at a range of Christian and Jewish "special objects" which are also called artefacts.

Mrs Rathod talked to us about a range of important Hindu artefacts.

Our special objects. We each brought in an object that is special to us and shared why it is special with the class.

Fruit tasting for Science. Is the fruit sweet, sour, bitter or salty? Which one surprised you?