Year 2

Year 2 (2016 – 2017)

Welcome to the website page of our current Year 2 class.
Class Teacher : Miss Dorsett


Curriculum Information Letters

  • Autumn 1 2017

Overview of the Year (2017 – 2018)

The following information was shared by the class teacher at the Parents’ Welcome / Information evening at the beginning of the year.

Staff Team

  • Miss Dorsett (Class Teacher)
  • Mrs Whittle (Teaching Assistant)
  • Miss Staunton (Teaching Assistant)
  • Mrs Petrie (Support Teacher)
  • Mr Harcourt (One Goal Sports Coach)

General Communication

  • please write messages in the Home-School Message book, making sure that your child knows to give it to a member of staff (we do not check every child’s messages book on a daily basis)
  • please ask for a brief conversation after school if needed
  • please ask for an appointment if you need raise concerns or discuss something in some detail

Key Topics during the year

  • Being Healthy and Happy
  • Marvellous Materials
  • All around the UK
  • Our Capital Cities, including London
  • Life at Sea

Class Visits : Our class visits will include:

  • Cheadle Mosque
  • Stockport Hat Works
  • Staircase House

Guided Reading

  • All children in class will take part in a guided reading each week for 20-25 minutes.
  • Children are heard read once a week in addition to guided reading
  • Some children with greater need are heard read two or three times per week

PE Lessons

  • PE lessons will take place on Mondays (dance or gymnastics), Thursday (usually outdoor games) and Thursdays (dance or gymnastics)
  • Please make sure that your child’s PE kit is in school every day and taken home on Fridays for washing/returning on Mondays
  • Please make that your child’s PE kit is clearly labelled with their name


  • English or Mathematics homework will be set once each week (30 minutes)
  • Homework will be set on a Friday to be returned the following Wednesday
  • Reading on a regular basis every week (reading and library books)
  • Spellings once week (Friday for Friday) to be practised daily
  • Multiplication Tables (2, 5 and 10) including division

Homework Advice

  • Try to have a regular routine, perhaps a set day and time each week to complete homework
  • Try not leave completion of homework until the last day
  • Provide a quiet or purposeful space
  • Give help and support as needed

Other Arrangements

  • Mrs Petrie will teach Year 2 for one hour on Thursday afternoons (PPA time)
  • The class will be taught PE by a coach from One Goal on Thursday afternoons

Year 2 Curriculum, Year Group Expectations and Learning Resources

Year 2 National Curriculum Tests

The National Curriculum tests for Year 2 will take place during

  • the week beginning 14th May 2018
  • the week beginning 21st May 2018
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