Class 2 is a mixed Year 1 and Year 2 group. The class teacher is Sarah Reid, who is supported by teaching assistants Lesley Connell and Jo Cocking. Mrs Reid can be contacted directly at drop off or pick up time or by email:


This term we are learning about dinosaurs.

We’ve started by reading stories about dinosaurs, such as “Harry and his Bucketful of Dinosaurs”, and working out what we already know, and what we’d like to find out about the topic.

The children have all brought in some brilliant homework on dinosaurs, and have had a chance to show it to the class and add it to our display.

Topic plan for the first half of the Spring Term can be found here.

Please could all yellow Spellings Books and green Number Bonds Books come in to school on a Wednesday.

Here’s a range of photos showing some of the things Class 2 have been involved in:


In the Autumn Term we were visited by Daya Roberts. She taught us about Hindu beliefs as part of our Multicultural topic.

We learned an Indian dance style.










At Forest School we made Autumn Leaf bunting.

Matching images, numbers and words.

Investigating how to keep the Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch dry.

Letters and Sounds: Use mnemonics to spell tricky words.

Building dens for dinosaurs.


Your child will be taking part in P.E lessons every Monday and Wednesday. Please could you make sure that their correct P.E kits are available on Wednesdays. The children should be wearing blue or black shorts, team colour t’shirt and plimsoles or trainers.



Book bags need to be in school daily. If your child has finished their book please can their reading book and reading record be placed in the “I have finished my book” box which will be placed by the book bag box every morning. This will allow us to check your childs reading record and change their book as appropriate. It is expected across the school that your child reads at least 5 times a week.

High frequency words will soon sent home for you to practise with your child during the week. There will be on going assessments in class to track the children’s progress and new words will be sent home as appropriate.



  • Number Bond Challenge – please bring number bonds book in on Wednesdays for the Challenge to go out Thursdays.
  • Phonics – homework goes home on a Friday, to be returned on a Thursday, please. This homework will be linked to the Letters and Sounds work being covered in lessons that week.


Please use the links below to access resources at home to support your child learning in Literacy and Numeracy

Number bonds to 10  

Number bonds to 20

 Counting up in steps of 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.


Your child will be taking part in forest school lessons on a Tuesday afternoon, please can all waterproofs and wellington boots be kept in school so we have access to these every Tuesday.


Assessment and the ‘mastery’ curriculum.

At the recent ‘Meet the Teacher’ session we gave a presentation on the new arrangements for assessing your children following the removal of National Curriculum levels. At the same time we shared information about the ‘mastery’ approach to maths learning. For those who were unable to attend we have uploaded the presentation for you. In  addition, we have sent out the revised end of year expectations in reading, writing and maths. These are also uploaded for you to view online: Year 2

This term Class 2 are learning to recall their number bonds to 10 and then 20. To help learn these important calculations perhaps you might like to play an online number bond game.


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