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Year 2 - Foxes

Welcome to our Fox class.

Class Teacher: Miss Lomas

In our classroom we expect:

  • Reading books to be brought in everyday.
  • Listening to your child read every night and sign their reading record.
  • Practise spellings every night.
  • Homework to be completed weekly and brought in every Tuesday.
  • Correct PE Kit to be brought in.

For further information about reading, writing and maths in year 2 please have a look at our curriculum expectations folder where you can read all the expectations of our year 2 children.



During Year 2 we cover several topics including:
Autumn 1- The Place Where I Live
Autumn 2- Fighting Fit
Spring 1- Explorers
Spring 2- The Farm Shop
Summer 1- The Wind in the Willows
Summer 2- Buckets and Spades



Phonics is being covered through our RWI scheme of work. The children work hard to decode, segment and blend their sounds to become more familiar with their spelling and reading. RWI is used alongside general English lessons to enhance the children’s learning even further.

Science is covered extensively through our topic sessions. We learn all about:

  • Being healthy
  • Plants and animals
  • Our bodies
  • Living things and their environment
  • Habitats
  • Materials and their properties




Homework will be given out on a Wednesday and returned on a Tuesday. Homework will be given in accordance to what the children have been learning that week. Homework will consist of:

  • Reading of school book
  • Maths homework
  • Handwriting homework
  • Topic homework


Reading books:

Children will be heard read once a week to change their reading books, but will be reading/ heard read numerous times throughout the week in lots of different lessons. Please bring in book bags every day as we have volunteers that love to come in and hear your children read too.



Children are expected to wear their uniform at all times. Our uniform is as follows:

  • Burgundy sweatshirt or cardigan (With school logo)
  • White polo shirt
  • Dark grey/black trousers, skirt or dress.

During the summer girls are allowed to wear a red gingham dress and boys are allowed to wear dark grey/black shorts.

The prices are on the website here.


P.E kits:

Our PE day is on a Tuesday. Please ensure your child has their kit and appropriate footwear to take part in their lessons.


SATs information:

Year 2 teachers will inform parents about thr SAT’s in advance of the National Tests, we will hold a parents meeting with advice on books to purchase and a Q&A session. Tests are carried out during May and will be tested on Reading, Maths and Spelling and Grammar. For further information about National Tests and Assessment please look to www.gov.uk and search enquiry.


Help at Home

The video links on the right are the songs that we are learning in class to help with our times tables, have a go at home.

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