Eynesbury Church of England Primary School

Eynesbury Church of England Primary School

Love to learn, learn to love


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Year 2

Welcome to Our Year 2 Page!  


The Year 2 Team 

Mrs Damelza Theodoridis (Mon-Wed) and Mrs Katie Freeman (Thu-Fri): Class Teachers 

Mrs Sue Vincent, Mrs Jane Penny-Meech, Mrs Sally Teale: Teaching Assistants 


Latest Home Learning Information  

In Year 2, the children are given their green homework books each Friday. It is better to think along the lines of 'little and often' and as some families prefer to work with their children on weeknights and others weekends, you'll have more freedom as to when your child completes homework with you. The more notes that you make on your child's work, the more we get from it. Please return completed homework by the following Thursday. There is a letter in the inside cover explaining the grid system! Spellings are sent home each week in addition and children should aim to read with an adult at home, three times a week.  


Think about the following questions... 


• How much of the work was done independently? 

• Was there something you struggled to help them understand? 

• Was it too easy? 

• Were you unsure of how we teach something in class? 


If you'd like more guidance, please ask! 


Physical Education 

PE is  on a Monday. 

Outdoor kit: white t-shirt, black/navy shorts or jogging bottoms, a hoody if it's chilly and socks and trainers. Black gym pumps get damp very easily and don't support the children's ankles. 

Indoor kit: white t-shirt and dark shorts.  


Swimming: Wednesday PM January to March - swimsuit, towel, and plastic bag are all that are needed. No armbands or shower gel are neccessary.  


Please let us know if your child is unable to take part in PE by catching us in the playground, calling the school office or sending in a note. Please ensure no earrings or other jewellery are worn on these days. Thanks! 


School Code of Conduct and Rewards 

The children in Year 2 are clued up on what is expected of them, in and out of class. We have a school code of conduct and a class charter which we refer to regularly when managing behaviour. We have agreed, as a class, to work together to keep things running smoothly. There are lots of different rewards for those who demonstrate kindness, excellent behaviour, a consistently good attitude to learning and self improvement! 


Making great choices and trying hard can lead to... 


• Having your name moved upward, along a scale 

• House points (celebrated as a school on Mondays) 

• Certificates and stickers to take home 


Assessment at the end of Year 2 - National curriculum tests (SATs) at key stage 1

Information for parents of pupils in year 2, typically aged 7, about assessments in May.