Year 2 Class

Welcome to Year 2

Year 2 is made up of two classes: Chestnut and Beech.


Mrs Griffiths and Mrs Walker teach Chestnut class.


Mrs Staveley and Miss Hollingsworth teach Beech class.


We also have five fantastic teaching assistants in the year two team: Miss Morrell, Mrs Deyes, Mrs Rees, Miss Dolan and Miss Grayson.


Mrs Staveley:

Miss Hollingsworth:

Mrs H Griffiths:


In Year 2, PE is taught every Wednesday.

Please ensure your child has their named PE kit in school all week.

Forest School and Outdoor Classroom

In Year 2, all children take part in learning activities outside the classroom twice a week with Mrs Brining and Miss Fail.  Please ensure they have the appropriate clothing for the time of year and named wellington boots.


Every half term, your child will receive a homework matrix. These activities are mostly linked to subjects covered in class. We ask that one task is completed per week (you don’t have to do all nine!) and that you initial and date each activity completed. Evidence of homework can be glued into children’s books, photographs tweeted or emailed to us, or items brought into school! We will collect homework books in on a Wednesday morning.


We are a reading school and actively encourage reading throughout the week. As well as the reading pupils enjoy at school, we would also like children to read to an adult at home at least three times per week.


Spelling lists can be found in the children’s spelling book as well as in the Spelling Box below. Children should learn all 10 spellings and explore the spelling pattern set as part of the homework. A spelling activity will take place every Wednesday.


For all the latest information and photographs, please follow us on Twitter: @chestnut_yr2  @beech_yr2

Homework Box

Document Name Date
Cursive alphabet letter formation poster.pdfJanuary 23 2022, 19:40:13
Remote learning 1.pdfJanuary 23 2022, 19:48:17
Remote learning 2.pdfJanuary 31 2022, 16:32:46
Spring 1 homework.pdfJanuary 04 2022, 12:19:21
Spring 2 homework.pdfFebruary 27 2022, 17:40:02
Summer 1 homework.pdfApril 25 2022, 19:39:42
Year 2 common exception words.pdfJanuary 23 2022, 19:40:13

Spellings Box

Document Name Date
Spring 1 spellings.pdfJanuary 04 2022, 11:45:38
Spring 2 spellings.pdfFebruary 21 2022, 17:03:02
Summer 1 spellings.pdfApril 07 2022, 20:12:01
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