Welcome to Year 2

Welcome to Year 2. We have two classes in this year group. The Year 2 staff team are: Lucy Gotch and Torie Morrissey.

This year the classes have all been named after inspiring famous people. We are: Keatings Class and Murray Class.

We are going to be studying and exploring 5 exciting topics this academic year, These are:

 

Topics will be explored through all areas of the curriculum. We will be creating and making our own memories in school, testing materials, getting messy and creating new mixtures. They will be creating their own mini scented gardens, building, and creating their own towers. 

We will be touring our local environment and talking about how the community works together, visiting the local church, looking at the local history of Corby and finding out about events that have happened in the past and be given the opportunity to visit our local castle- Rockingham Castle. 

We have an exciting Year ahead and can’t wait to share learning experiences with the children and join them on their on their journey through Key Stage One. We are privileged to be able to watch them grow in confidence and flourish within themselves.

Rewards

We use a range of rewards throughout Year 2 including stickers, star of the day, star of the week, effort marks and the Principal’s award, which is presented each half term. We use School Comms (Gateway APP) to communicate with parents.

Throughout the year, parents will be invited to share their children's achievements in class, join in with the children’s experiences and come on school trips and local visits if able to volunteer some time.

Homework

Homework is set for the children weekly and the purpose of this is to enhance your child’s learning, practise skills and knowledge from the previous week and develop personal responsibility. Homework tasks cover the following areas of learning:

  • English
  • Reading
  • Spellings
  • Maths questions

Useful Links

Below are some recommended links that will enhance your child’s learning further:

www.phonicsplay.co.uk

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

www.topmarks.co.uk

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p

www.crickweb.co.uk