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Year 2 - Swallow

1. Key Information for Swallow Class


In this section you will find a quick reference guide to your class including your Forest School 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. 

The teaching staff in Swallow class are:


Miss Gabbie Wesley (Teacher)

Mrs Sue Coleman (Teaching Assistant)

Miss Melissa Parfitt (Teaching Assistant For Both Classes)

Mrs Heather Fox (Teaching Assistant For Both Classes)

Miss Florence Gosling  (Teaching Assistant)

The Welcome Booklet for Swallow class is here:

Meet the Teacher Presentation September 2020

Letters for Swallow class can be found here:

You can find your child's Forest School Timetable here.

Home Learning


Year 2

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

Year 2 Spelling List

RSE Curriculum

This year we will continue to teach the children using materials from our updated Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) scheme. This edition of ‘Teaching RSE 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: Male and Female

Naming the body parts

Uniform requirements

A full list of the school's uniform requirements is on the school website here. In Year 2, points to note are:


Core school uniform No special notes for this class

1. Book bag with shoulder strap 

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.



What's going on in Swallow class in 2020/21



Remote Learning

On our GoogleMeet we did a scavenger hunt to spell out a word ... take a look at the objects we found to spell out our word!

Ish Artwork

On our Class Google Meet Miss Wesley read the story 'Ish by Peter H Reynolds', we then created our own 'ish' art together.

September 2020



In maths we have been using number squares to look at 1 more and 1 less than a number.

We have been playing 2 x table hop scotch.
And making 2D and 3D shapes.


October 2020


We have been investigating what seeds need to germinate and grow. We have Also made our own cress gardens to look after.