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Welcome to Year 2



Your new Year 3 teachers will be setting the 'Transition' activities during July.


2 Panda - Mrs Sondh/ Mrs Martin

2 Loris - Miss Sian

2 Yak - Mrs Dane


We look forward to meeting you all very soon!

Goodbye to our classes :)

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Shout out to our current year 2 children smiley

The Museum of London are running three, 30 minute sessions about the Great Fire of London


Monday 6 July, 2-2.30pm – Part 1: How the fire began 

Monday 13 July, 2-2.30pm – Part 2: How the fire was stopped 
Monday 20 July, 2-2.30pm – Part 3: How the fire changed London


Watch them here:


Thank you to Joshua’s mummy for this information.





Dear Year 2, 

Please continue to complete home learning tasks. For July we will be setting transition activities to support topics being learnt in September. We hope you enjoy the tasks!


If you are unable to print these documents, you can come to school on Monday morning between 10am and 12pm to collect a pack from the covered area outside Nursery.  FROM MONDAY 6TH JULY please collect from outside the Trelawney Hall near the front entrance.


PLEASE ADD THE NAME OF THE PUPIL AND CLASS IN THE TITLE OF THE EMAIL, THANK YOU! This will make it easier for the new teachers to sort through emails. 


Please email us at to share one or two of your learning activities with us or just to say hello - please include your name and class in the subject line. 


We miss you all, look out for some special messages from us coming soon smiley



KS1 message

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Letter Going Home - Monday 15th June 2020

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Art Therapy Activities to do at home 😊

BBC Bitesize Daily - Starts Monday 20th April 2020!

Supporting reading at home 

NHS Learning Project

Parents Top Tips - Engaging your child in reading


2 Loris - Ms Symes and Mrs Lawrence (KS1 phase leader)

2 Panda - Ms Gill-Janjua

2 Yak - Mrs Sandhu and Mr Fallon


Spring term in Year 2


Welcome back and we hope you have had a relaxing Christmas break. 


This term our theme is Castles and Dragons.  We will be learning all about castles, going on a visit to Windsor Castle, looking at and recreating part of the Bayeux tapestry, and designing and making our own castles.  In our whole class reading sessions we will be reading and discussing How to train your dragon.  In Science we will be learning about plants.





In our PSHE lessons with Jigsaw Jo we will be learning about 'Dreams and Goals' and 'Healthy Me'.


Computing: This is a very useful link with advice about screen time for young children (highlight and right click to open link): -



To find out more information about what we will be covering in the Spring term please take a look at our curriculum map at the bottom of this page.  You will also find our current maths newsletters which have lots of ideas about how to support your child with their learning.


Book Changing

Books will be changed twice a week.

Please ensure the reading book and planner are in every day



PE will be on Wednesday for all classes.

All PE kits should be brought into school on a Monday and taken home on a Friday.

All earrings to be removed on Wednesday for PE and long hair must be tied back.



We hand homework out every Friday and it is due in on a Wednesday.  In line with school policy each activity should take the following amount of time:-

Reading 10-15 minutes daily

Spelling 10 minutes weekly

English 20 minutes weekly

Maths 20 minutes weekly (including Cracking Number Facts)

If your child is struggling to complete their homework in this time, please speak to your class teacher.  

Over school holidays your child may be asked to complete a project linked to work which they have been doing in class.


Important Reminders

  • Children must bring their planners in daily and try to read at home every evening
  • All dinner money and school trips should now be paid through Parent Pay
  • We do ask that on Mufti days children still wear school shoes. No boots or strappy sandals
  • Hair longer than shoulder length must be tied up






Home Learning

Please allow your children time on the following websites. You will find their log ins in the front of their planner. The childrens' user names and passwords are the same for all of the websites to make your life a little easier!



  • Ryvers Primary School,
  • Trelawney Avenue,
  • Slough,
  • Berkshire,
  • SL3 7TS