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St Chad's Church of England Primary and Nursery School

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Welcome to Year 2!

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In Year 2,  you will find our Class Teacher Miss Thomas and our fantastic Teaching assistant Mrs Cashmore (Mon-Thurs).

Hello everybody, a very warm welcome to Year 2's class page!

 I hope you have alI have a lovely relaxing summer and are ready for another fantastic year at St Chad's. I am really looking forward to all the wonderful things we will be getting up to this year! We'll be learning about some wonderful topics in Year 2, such as the deep dark forest, the blitz and explorers. 

School will start at 8:50am and will finish at 3:10pm. 



In Literacy this half term we will be reading Look Up! by Nathan Bryon.


In Mathematics we will be investigating place value, addition and subtraction. 

Our Autumn Topic

'The deep dark wood'

I have attached our class topic web below so that you can see all the exciting things we will be learning about this term. 


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Day to day


PE lessons will be on a Thursday and Friday. Please make sure your child comes into school wearing appropriate PE kt on these two days. 


In Year 2, children will receive either a piece of literacy or maths homework that will be posted on Seesaw every Friday. This work will be expected in on the following Friday. You can find your child's login detail at the back of their reading diaries. If there are any quieries about how to access seesaw using these codes, please do not hesitate to ask me at the start or end of the school day. 

Children will also be given one project per half term that will be linked to their class topic. The children will be given all half term to complete their projects and a date will be set in the last week of term when these are due in. 


Children to spend the week learning a spelling rule or set of high frequency words. Words will be given out on Spelling Shed on a Fridays to practice in the week and will be tested on the following Friday. Mrs Cashmore's group will be tested on the words alone but Mrs Thomas's group will be asked to put their word into a sentence. 


Please ensure your child brings in a named, sealed envelope at the start of the week with their snack money in. Free fruit will still be available daily in KS1. 

Reading books

Please make sure reading books are brought in school everday and are kept safely inside their plastic wallets. Take time to make sure you are enjoying a range of texts with your children. Reading is encouraged as mush as possible to help your child reach the GOLD award on our class reading chart. 

Below is a list of Year 1 and Year 2 common exception words.

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