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Welcome to Year 2!


Our Year 2 class teachers for 2023-2024 are:


Mrs Watt and Mrs Ketley (one day a week) in Amethyst Class


Miss Martin and Mrs Ketley (one day a week) in Diamond Class


Our LSAs (Learning Support Assistants who help the class teachers) are Mrs Gillam and Mrs Moore.


Our SSA (Special Support Assistants who work with individual children) is Miss Sebatien and Mr Walker


Our Year 2 Class Parent Reps are TBC (Amethyst Class Parent Rep) and TBC (Diamond Class Parent Rep).

2023 - 2024 Information for Year 2 Parents

Year 2 - 2023-2024


Expectations for our Year Group


  • What to bring to school: bookbags, reading books, reading record, waterproof coat, water bottle everyday.
  • Spelling book in on a Monday.
  • Children are given the opportunity to change their book every morning.
  • Homework -Spellings uploaded to Google Classroom every Wednesday, Maths 5 squared and a game uploaded every Thursday -there is no need to hand Maths homework in but please let us know if your child is struggling with something.
  • PE days wear kit to school

First Half of Autumn Term

  • Diamond Tuesday
  • Amethyst Thursday

Then will be Monday for both classes.

  • Behaviour -rewards and consequences
  • No toys to be brought into school -no show and tell in Year 2.

Our Topics and key books/authors for this coming year:




Topic: Great Fire of London

Key Author: Julia Donaldson and James Mayhew




Topic: Africa and Beyond

Key Author: Colin McNaughton and Oliver Jeffers




Topic: Inspirational Changes

Key Author: Roald Dahl and Peter Bently


Curriculum Enrichment




Great Fire of London Workshop: Autumn Term

Woburn Safari Park: Spring Term

Captain Cook Memorial Walk: Summer Term


Science STEM Week: Autumn Term

Arts Week: Spring Term

Sports Week: Summer Term


PE - This year we have Mr Ballard coming in to teach PE with each year group. He is also doing playleader workshops and will teach healthy eating -Change4life.


We also have a PE partnership with the Amersham school, which will include sports festivals and activities throughout the year.