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Year 2

Welcome to our Year 2 webpage. Our year group consists of three classes and our teachers are Mrs Carlisle, Miss Davis and Miss Bedding.  We are lucky enough to have a teaching assistant in each class and their names are Mrs Jones, Miss Toussaint and Miss Don.

We start the day as soon as we step through the door and the first thing we like to do is look at our marking from the previous day and respond to it. After registration we have a maths lesson where we combine our number skills with problem solving.

After break we have Literacy.

Each year we go on a school trip and this year the children thoroughly enjoyed visiting the Hawk Conservancy. We had some fantastic non-fiction writing following this.  On Wednesdays we are taught Djembe drumming by  Karlos Edwards.  This term we are learning about Kings and Queens in History and our science topic is plants.

News!

  • Severe Weather Information

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  • School Closed Today

    Due to adverse weather conditions Calcot Schools are closed Friday 1st February. Stay safe.

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  • Young Carer's Awareness Day 2019

    On the 31st January is Young Carer's Awareness Day.  Current figures are that 1 in 5 secondary children have a caring role.  The figures are 1 in 10 for children under the age of 10.

    A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol. They will do many tasks like:

    Practical tasks, such as cooking, housework or shopping.

    Physical care, such as helping someone out of bed.

    Emotional support, such as talking to someone who is distressed.

    Personal care, such as helping someone dress.

    Managing the family budget and collecting prescriptions.

    Helping to give medicine.

    Helping someone communicate.

    Looking after brothers and sisters.

     If you would like more information as to how to help a young carer. Please click on the link below.

    West Berkshire Young Carers website

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