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Class Information

Welcome to Year 2!

Here is some information about year 2 that you may find useful. 


General Information

PE – NB We change in school, please do not send your child in their kit.

ThursdayThursday with Sportstars (usually outdoors) – Kit depends on the weather.  Children can wear their trainers to school.

Friday:  Gym/Dance (indoors) - Kit:  black shorts, white t-shirt

Summer/Early Autumn Kit: shorts, t-shirt, trainers.

Winter/Spring Kit: trainers, long jogging bottoms, hoody, long sleeved t-shirt

Please feel free to leave kit in a bag that we will keep in Year 2.  You don’t have to take it home every week.


Reading Books

Tuesday Wallets – a free choice book for you to share with your child.  Please bring the wallet back the following Tuesday.

Friday Walletsa book/s from the reading scheme that is just below the level at which they are being taught, to help develop their fluency and expression and for enjoyment.  Please return this wallet the following Thursday.


Forest Schools – Monday – children will need their wellies.  No tights to be worn please.


Spelling – A list or letter blend (e.g. ee, oo, ai, ay) will come home on a Friday.  Please help your child by practising their words.  They will be tested the week after they receive the list.


Learn Its – Learn Its will come home on a Friday.  Please help your child learn their number bonds.  They will be tested every Wednesday (20 questions in 90 seconds).  A letter containing more information will accompany the first set of Learn Its.


Please help us by labelling all clothes, including PE kit and coat, clearly with your child’s name.