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Year 2 Class Page

Welcome to Year 2

Teacher: Mr Pocknell

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Ritson and Mrs Butler

HLTA: Mr Clarke



Welcome to Year 2's Class Page

Year 2 marks the last year of KS1 and it is a very fun, exciting and busy year. Your child will learn lots of take part in the many exciting opportunities linked to our three themes – Dangerous Dinosaurs, Flaming Fires and Peckish Pirates. Also, your child will also be preparing for their KS1 SATs assessments which they will take later in May. Make sure to keep updated and follow our school’s Twitter page, @ourladyqop, to find out more about our school learning.  

General Reminders

  • Daily reading is expected every night. Your child will independently change their reading book three times a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday). On Tuesday and Thursday please take the opportunity to re-read the school reading book and ask and answer questions to improve comprehension skills.


  • Homework (Maths, Grammar and Spelling) is given out on a Friday and is due in the following Wednesday. There will be a Spelling Test every Friday covering the high frequency words, Year 1 and 2 common exception words and Year 2 phonic words. Scores for Spelling Tests will be shared with parents at Parents’ Evenings later in the year.


  • In September, children are expected to come to school in PE kit on Wednesday and wear this for the day also all jewellery needs to be removed for PE.


  • In the first Autumn Term, your child will also be participating in Forest School sessions every Tuesday afternoon. Please make sure that your child comes to school in appropriate forest school clothing on this day.


  • Please also practise times tables regular focussing on the 2x, 5x and 10x tables as this will support your child before being introduced to Times Table Rockstars later in the Spring Term