Badger & Fox

Welcome to Year 2, Fox and Badger classes. 

Fox Class
 

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The class teacher is Mrs Fletcher and the teaching assistant is Miss Young.

Badger Class 

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The class teacher is Miss Chalk and Mrs Rumble. 

Other members of staff in Year 2 

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We are also supported by Mrs Walker and Mrs Thompson-Balk. 

The Year 2 teachers are given Preparation, Planning and Assessment (PPA) time on a Tuesday afternoon.  Mrs McFarlane and Mrs Clarke teach the classes Music and Religious Education during this time.

General Information for Parents in Year 2 

 The children will need to make sure that they have with them every day the following items. 

  • Book bag 
  • Water bottle
  • Coat (waterproof) 
  • P.E Kit 
  • Piece of fruit for afternoon break (optional) 

P.E. 

Both classes will have P.E on a Tuesday afternoon and a Friday afternoon. Please make sure that your child's P.E kits are clean and ready to use on these days. If you child wears earrings, they must be removed before school on P.E days. If this isn't possible, we request that you tape your child's ears before school and remove the tape at the end of the day. Teachers are not able to administer the tape on your behalf. 

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If your child has a verruca, please let your class teacher know. It is school policy that if your child is well enough to come to school then they are well enough to participate in the P.E lessons. 

Topic - Autumn Term  

Autumn 1 - The Great Fire of London

Autumn 2 - Polar Explorers and the Life of Shackleton

 

Topic - Spring Term 
 

Spring - Dragons and Castles 

Topic - Summer Term 

Summer 1 - Rainforests 

 

Summer 2 - Mini Beasts with a mini topic on 'Interesting Ifield'

Books for the Topics
 

Forest School 

Please make sure that your children have appropriate clothing as we will be going out in all weathers. 

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Reading  

All children are expected to ready at least five times a week for at least 15 minutes. The children need to record their reading on Seesaw and complete the VIPERS reading question. Books will be changed on a Monday and returned on a Friday.

Please note that during the current Covid-19 situation, the school is currently not accepting any visitors to the school to help with reading. 

Children will receive a bronze medal for completing at least five reads in a week. This is the only homework set each week. 

Our main aim is that children become readers because they love reading and sharing books with adults and their friends. Sharing lots of books at home is important. Good readers become good writers. 

Writing  

Writing Targets - Year 2 Working at Expected Level check list - please click here for more information on this. 

Year 2 Writing Checklist - Please click here for more information on this. 

SPaG 

High Frequency Words  

 

Contact Us

The Primary School, The Mardens, Ifield, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0AQ

Mr Steve Chambers
01293 521077

Contact Us

The Nursery, The Mardens, Ifield, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0AQ

Mrs Hiscock
01293 421080