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Year 2

Classes & Teachers

Gecko

| Miss Patel (Teacher) and Miss Shojaii (TA)

Chameleon 

| Mrs Naldrett (Teacher) and Miss Shojaii (TA)

Remote Learning (in the event of closure due to coronavirus)

In the event of the school or the year group bubble being closed due to coronavirus 
Year 2's learning will be via Google Classroom. 

Google Classroom 
https://classroom.google.com/

Children in Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and Year 6 have digital classrooms where they can access learning set by their teachers. 
They simply login to Google Classroom and click on their class name.

Remote Learning Timetable for Year 2

Additional 
Home Learning Resources

 

 

 

Information for Autumn Term 2020

The following information, containing lots of useful information for this term, was sent home via email at the beginning of term:

Our topic for this term is "Beautiful Britain".

 News & Dates

  • Parents' Evenings for the Autumn Term will be held by phone appointment. 
  • We send letters and other important information to parents and carers via email. It's really important that you ensure the School Office has your current email address.
  • School App - we communicate with parents frequently on the school app. Please ensure you have downloaded it and signed up. We will give you details of how to do this, including the passcode, once your child is in Reception.

  • Please also check the Calendar and Term Dates.

P.E. is on Wednesdays and Fridays

Year 2 children need to wear Swaffield PE kit and also need to have trainers/plimsolls and grey tracksuit bottoms as most PE lessons will be outside this term.
You may, if you like, leave the PE kit at school and take it home to wash at the weekend. Please make sure that all clothing, including PE kit has your child's name clearly on it.

Morning Drop Off Time: 8:55am - 9:05am

Entrance gate for Year 2 classes: Out of School Care Gate, St Ann’s Hill
Please make sure your child arrives at school in their 10-minute window each morning. 

Afternoon Pick Up Time: 3:15pm

Collection gate: Out of School Care gate in St Ann's Hill
Please come into the playground and collect your child from near the circle in the L-shaped playground (near the steps to the top playground).

Please make sure your child is picked up on time at the end of the day. 

Please phone the School Office if you are delayed. If you've arranged for someone else to collect your child please inform the class teacher, teaching assistant or office staff in advance.

Break Time

Milk is available break time for those who have signed up to the Cool Milk service. Milk is subsidised for all  primary school children and is free for under 5’s as well as those who get free school meals .

Find out more including how to register by visiting www.coolmilk.com.

Lunch

Children in Year 2 are eligible for a free school meal which is funded by the Government.

Visit our lunch page to find out more about lunches and get a copy of the current school menu
Alternatively, you may choose for your child to have a packed lunch, provided by you. You will need to inform the School Office and you must give half a term's notice.

Please note that Swaffield is a nut-free school.  

Homework 

Please take a look at our Homework page where you can find out more details of our homework policy, guidance for parents and also download some useful information to help you support your child at home

  • Please ensure your child reads every day and write a positive comment in their yellow reading record and make sure your child brings this to school with them every day.
  • Homework is given out each Friday and should be returned the following Tuesday.This includes mental maths to learn ready for a test each Tuesday.
  • Please visit our Reading & Books page for more information about Reading. You can see the reading list for Year 2 here.

Uniform 

Please make sure that your child's clothes are labelled with their name. This is particularly important for school jumpers and fleeces as these are the items that tend to be lost most frequently.

Please visit our Uniform page for details of our school uniform and the link to our uniform supplier where you can buy items featuring the Swaffield logo.

Parents seeing Teachers

Autumn Term Parents' Evenings will be held by phone appointment. 

The teachers are always pleased to see parents or carers of the children they teach, but it is not possible for them to talk to you when they are responsible for a class.

Teachers are happy to make an appointment for before or after school.; please make an appointment by phoning the School Office. or speak to the teacher when dropping off or collecting your child. If your child accompanies you to this meeting, he/she and any other siblings are expected to stay with you at all times and go into the classroom with you for your meeting.

The Head, Deputy and Assistant Head are very happy to see parents or carers at almost any time. Please contact the School Office to make an appointment to see either of them.

You'll be invited to meet your child’s class teacher for a private 15 minute appointment to discuss progress in October and March.

We want parents to feel welcome in our school. Please see your child’s teacher if you would like to help, for example, by accompanying classes on outings or helping with reading for the first half-hour of the day.