Swaffield School

Year 2

Classes & Teachers

Gecko

| Miss Patel (Teacher) 

Chameleon 

| Miss Kelly (Teacher) 

 

 

 The Year 2 Induction Booklet 2021/22 contains lots of useful information for parents.Our Curriculum Overview contains details of what we will be learning in Year 2

Year 2 Welcome Meeting for parents to meet teacher
You can download a copy of the presentation here. 

News & Dates

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.

  • View the presentation from our recent Phonics Workshop for Parents and find out more about how to support your child with phonics here: 
    https://www.swaffield.wandsworth.sch.uk/Phonics/ 
  • Monday 25th to Friday 29th October - Half Term Holiday
  • Monday 1st November - INSET Day: no pupils in school
  • Thursday 25th November
    Year 2 visit Paradise Cooperative for Great Fire of London workshop. Details to follow.

 

Keep up-to-date with what's happening at Swaffield:

 Letters   Newsletters   News   Calendar   Term Dates 

The School Day

P.E. Lessons

Year 2 children have PE on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Children should to come to school in their PE kit so that they are ready for their PE lesson. Children should also wear their school jumper/cardigan. 

Read the letter with details here. 

Morning Drop Off Time: 8:45am - 8.55am

Please make sure your child arrives at school in their 10-minute window each morning and goes straight into class. 

Afternoon Pick Up Time: 3:10pm

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.

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

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 and Deputy Heads 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.

In October and March you'll be invited to a parents' evening appointment to discuss progress with your child's teacher.

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.

Remote Learning 

In the event of the school closure 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

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