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1. Key Information for Swift Class

 

In this section you will find a quick reference guide to your class including your Forest School and Wheelie Wednesday rotation, letters and uniform requirements. There is also a copy of the welcome booklet for your class - please do refer to it throughout the year because it contains lots of useful information about what to expect in this class, how long homework should take each week, samples of age-appropriate handwriting and more. 

Your teachers in Swift class are:

 

Mrs Pippa Rothery

Mrs Faye Hine

Mrs Christine Scoot

Ms Sarah Brydon

 

The Welcome Booklet for Swift class is here:

Letters for Swift class can be found here: http://www.bridgewater.herts.sch.uk/year-2-letters/

Forest school rotation for Autumn term 2 2018

 

Year 2 Thursdays

Roc

Griffin

Phoenix

8 November

Music/RE

Music/RE

Forest School

15 November

Forest School

Music/RE

Music/RE

22 November

Music/RE

Forest School

Music/RE

29 November

Music/RE

Music/RE

Forest School

6 December

Forest School

Music/RE

Music/RE

13 December

Music/RE

Forest School

Music/RE

20 December

Music/RE

Music/RE

Forest School

Wheelie Wednesday

Now that the weather is likely to be warmer, Wheelie Wednesday is back! This summer term we will have sessions for years 1-5.

 

When it is your child’s class turn they will be able to bring to school either a bike, scooter or roller skates to play on at lunchtime, supervised by staff and parent volunteers. We must insist that if they are playing on any kind of wheels at lunchtime then they must wear a cycling helmet and for skating, knee and wrist protectors.

 

As before, we will have to review the event week by week as the weather changes. As standard we propose that the children will be able to ride their bikes on the field whilst skating and scooting will take place on the astro.

Home Learning

 

Year 2

  • Reading
  • Spelling task
  • Maths or Literacy Task
  • **Creative Learning Tasks
  • Daily – 10 minutes
  • Daily practice
  • Up to 15 minutes weekly

Year 2 Spelling List

SRE Curriculum

This year we will continue to teach the children using materials from our new Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) scheme. This new edition of ‘Teaching SRE with Confidence in Primary Schools’ reflects the recent developments in SRE and the Science National Curriculum. This resource encourages children to develop the skills of listening, empathy, talking about feelings and relationships with families and friends.

 

All the lessons have a clear structure and are age appropriate. The lesson plans have clear aims and learning outcomes with suggested additional activities and accompanying resources:

 

Year 2: Differences-

Differences: Boys and Girls

Differences: Male and Female

Naming the body parts

Uniform requirements

A full list of the school's uniform requirements is on the school website here [http://www.bridgewater.herts.sch.uk/school-uniform/]. In Year 2, points to note are:

 

Core school uniform No special notes for this class
Bags

1. Large book bag with shoulder strap (school logo optional)

2. Drawstring PE bag (school logo optional)

PE / games

Trainers not plimsolls. Football boots may be required for some activities. 

Team Bridgewater kit Pupils in this year group who represent the school in sports matches such as cross country, football or netball tournaments may wear "Team Bridgewater" kit (short sleeved t-shirts, hooded tops and showerproof jackets). This is all optional and available from our online supplier only. The school has a number of Team Bridgewater t-shirts available to those representing it at events.

 

Please note - Rucksacks should only be brought in for kit/equipment for lunchtime or after-school clubs.

We were wowed at Annabelle's and Zoe's sewing skills!

We were wowed at Annabelle's and Zoe's sewing skills! 1

Christmas craft!

Christmas craft! 1
Christmas craft! 2
Christmas craft! 3
Christmas craft! 4

Our new display

Our new display 1
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Our wonderful WOW day!

Our wonderful WOW day! 1
Our wonderful WOW day! 2
Our wonderful WOW day! 3
Our wonderful WOW day! 4
Our wonderful WOW day! 5

Weaving for our new display

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Weaving for our new display 5

Seba's cress garden is growing well!!

Seba's cress garden is growing well!! 1

We made fairy gardens in Science!

We made fairy gardens in Science! 1
We made fairy gardens in Science! 2

Funky footwear Friday!

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Colouring leaves for our school display

Colouring leaves for our school display 1
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Our new classroom display

Our new classroom display 1

Gladys came in to visit Swift class!

Gladys came in to visit Swift class! 1
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2. What is going on in Swift class?

 

Your class teacher will update this page at least once per term with photos and information on recent events or activities. 

Swift Class Funky Footwear

Swift Class Funky Footwear 1
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